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AAT - Level 1 - Access Award in Bookkeeping

Course code: BPWS201P

Subject area: Accounting and Finance

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 1

Course details

Course time:

09:30 - 12:30

Days of week:


Course date:

6th Nov 2024 - 11th Dec 2024

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

Do you want to develop your accounting and finance skills while gaining industry-grade knowledge alongside a highly appraised and devoted team led by award-winning tutors? (AAT Large Provider of the year 2020 and AAT tutor of the year 2019)

This Level 1 qualification introduces the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques.

This qualification consists of one unit with one assessment. It covers four key learning areas:

understanding the role of the bookkeeper

understanding financial transactions

processing customer and supplier transactions

processing receipts and payments.

Course units
Access to Bookkeeping
What next?
Higher level Accounting or Bookkeeping qualifications
Entry criteria
The exam is computer based so basic IT skills are required along with basic English and maths.
Fee information
There is a fee payable directly to AAT of £42

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £225.00

Exam Fee: £34.00

Total Cost: £259.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping Level 1
Learning & method assessment
100% Computer based assessment
User skills
A student completing this qualification will develop basic skills in bookkeeping. Students will learn to develop the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively in the workplace. Working in accountancy requires good communication skills, IT skills and understanding of the business environment, all of which are included in the qualification.