Courses for learners aged 19 and over

Access Award in Accounting Software

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
18AAAD1AL1/1 27/02/2019 27/03/2019 5 W 09:30 - 15:00 Macclesfield College £200.00 Fee Code: £200.00Fee Code:
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Course Information

This course is designed to give students a taster of key accounting concepts and provide students with the introductory knowledge and confidence to take on higher level AAT qualifications.

Who is it for?
The AAT Access Award in Accounting Software offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop their skills in using accounting software. This qualification can offer a route into employment, support students in their existing work, or help students to pursue further study with AAT.
This qualification will particularly suit those students who have had minimal work experience or those who need some additional support in order to progress. This may include younger learners seeking tangible and finance specific skills, adults seeking to validate their existing skills in order to enter into or progress in their career, or students who would like to test their abilities before progressing further with AAT.
This qualification may also interest those who are self-employed or working in small businesses with a requirement to do their own bookkeeping. Students studying manual bookkeeping qualifications (or with existing manual bookkeeping skills) may also be interested in studying this qualification to gain skills in accounting software in order to develop their career as a bookkeeper.

Entry Requirements
No formal qualification is required but basic literacy and numeracy competency is necessary.

The AAT Access in Accounting Software offers a basic introduction to help you develop essential bookkeeping knowledge. Upon successful completion of the qualification, you will be able to:

1. Understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software
2. Set up accounts
3. Record bank and cash transactions
4. Produce reports using accounting software


One end of qualification computer based assessment.

Awarding Body
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

Additional Fee Information
In addition to the course fee, all students are required to become a member of the AAT at a cost of £43.

Course information code: BUS-11-18