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Level 1

Accounting Software


10 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Apr 2024


Adult 19+

This introductory course is ideal for you if you're interested in kick-starting, or developing your accounting skills for business.

You'll learn basic accounting techniques including single entry bookkeeping as well as gaining a broader understanding of finance functions in business.

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

- setting up suppliers and customers

- Processing credit transactions

- Processing bank receipts and payments

- Generating reports

You will complete online assessments.

Level 1 qualification in English and Maths or a good working level of English and Maths as evidenced by GCSE Results (16-18 year olds) or initial diagnostic assessments (Adults) . You should have basic IT skills.

This qualification will particularly suit individuals with minimal work experience or those who require additional support to progress. This may include younger learners, those on traineeships seeking basic employability skills, adults seeking to validate their existing skills to enter into the workplace, or those who want to study higher level AAT qualifications but would like to test their abilities before progressing further with AAT.

Tutors are qualified accountants with years of experience in industry and in delivering AAT qualification courses.

Work experience can help develop your skills and improve your job prospects for the future. We'll support students looking for placements.

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

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

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.