AAT Award in Accounting Level 1

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This qualification is perfect for young people and those taking their first step on the career ladder in accounting.

Increase your employability, confidence and career prospects in the business and finance sectors with AAT Access – the short qualification that leads to long-lasting skills for these areas.

What I'll learn

As well as getting a taster of what it’s like to work in a professional environment, you will pick up accounting terms and get support with literacy and numeracy.

Modules include:

  • Creating business documents
  • Accounting in a professional environment
  • Essential accounting procedures
  • Mathematics for accountants


How I'll be assessed

Assessment is by portfolio of evidence and online testing.


Entry Requirements

You will need two and a half hours per week to attend class and equal personal time to revise. Please bring a pen, paper and a folder to store your notes and hand outs.

You will need to register personally with AAT to become a member. The teaching team can help with this during course enrolment. The cost payable directly to AAT is £40.


How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy.

You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.