Level 1

AAT Level 1 Access Awards


15 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2022


Adult 19+

This qualification is a great option for those with minimal work experience or who require additional support to progress into further study or a career in accounting.

Whether you're 16-18 or an adult looking to improve your skills to enter into the workplace, or you want to study higher level AAT qualifications but don't yet meet the entry requirements, then this is a great place to start your studies.

You'll learn how to perform basic finance tasks required by employers including:

  • Creating business documents
  • Mathematics for accounting
  • Essential accounting procedures
  • Accounting in a professional environment
  • Bookkeeping and accounts
  • Working within bookkeeping
  • Setting up suppliers and customers
  • Processing credit transactions
  • Processing bank receipts and payments
  • Generating reports

You will complete online assessments.

You'll need to have a Level 1 qualification in English and Maths. You should also have basic IT skills.

Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress to the AAT Level 2.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.