Course Details

This course offers you the opportunity to gain the skills demanded by employers, while achieving a nationally recognised qualification that could ultimately lead to the full AAT Accounting Qualification and AAT full membership. The full AAT programme through to level 4 provides the opportunity to study book-keeping, accounting skills and both manually and computerised. For all students studying an AAT course, they will need to register as a student member of AAT. This is a membership fee paid directly to AAT, and is currently, based on 2017/18 fees, £82 a year, with a one-off joining fee of £43. There is also the requirement to purchase a course books for this course, of which there is currently 1, costing around £20.

Entry Requirements

This is the perfect starting point if you want to carry out basic finance and administrative duties using accounting software packages. This is a basic entry-level qualification (most students will start at Foundation level).

Career options

AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles. The Access Award in Accounting Software can lead to employment as: Cashier Clerical Assistant

AAT L1 Access Awd Accounting Software

Five highlights

  • 1 Experienced and professional tutors
  • 2 Dedicated AAT facilites and computer room
  • 3 Day-time provision
  • 4 VLE enhanced learning resources
  • 5 Tutorial system for on going support

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • AAT L1 Access Award in Accounting Software


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Course code Location Course length Start date
BUS726CD1A Chichester Campus 12 Weeks 07.09.2020
BUS726CD1B Chichester Campus 12 Weeks 02.03.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The AAT level 1 Award in Accounting Software introduces the main features of accounting software along with the benefits and risks of its use. You will study the following areas: Understand the benefits and risks of using the accounting Software package Sage Set up accounts Record bank and cash transactions Produce reports using accounting software

How will I be taught?

Classroom based tuition, on one afternoon or morning a week. Additional resources on VLE and exam practice via AAT website

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by Computer Based Assessments (CBAs) which are human marked, and the results are normally available within 6 weeks of you sitting your exam.

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