Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping

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Course Information

Course Title : AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping

Duration : Part Time Course, 6 days in total

Times : 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Is this course right for me?

If you are interested in working in an office / admin role, accounting or finance then an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification will make a great addition to your CV. AAT courses will give you the practical, globally recognised finance and accountancy skills which employers want and can open doors for you in the industry. An AAT qualification will give you membership of a highly respected globally recognised professional body of accountants which has over 120,000 members worldwide.

The AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping qualification is an introduction into accounting and is suitable for all learners new to accountancy and it builds the foundations to progress further onto other levels. This course is ideal for people looking to return to work, change careers or wish to set up their own business.

The course will help you develop an understanding of the role of bookkeeping, different types of organisations and the key terminology used in bookkeeping. It is an ideal course if you are considering a role as a Purchase Ledger Clerk, Sales Ledger Clerk or General Ledger Clerk and have no previous accounting experience.

Following successful completion of your AAT Level 1 qualification you will have the option to progress onto a Level 2. qualification.

What will I learn?

During the course you will cover;

  • The role of a bookkeeper
  • Completion of financial document
  • Recording different types of transactions in the books of prime entry
  • Preparing a bank reconciliation
  • How the petty cash imprest system works
  • Extracting a trial balance from ledger accounts

What skills will I gain?

By attending this course you will gain

  • How to record transactions into accounting records
  • Improve your numeracy skills
  • Spreadsheet skills

How will I be assessed?

During the course you will sit two computer based exams. You will need to pass both exams to gain the AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping qualification .

What are the entry requirements & how do I enrol?

Anyone is able to attend the AAT Level 1 qualification. If you are interested you will need to enrol onto the course to secure yourself a place.

For further details you can ring 0121 366 9312 or email Lisa Franks.

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