About the course
As a business owner you'll need to understand, interpret and communicate key financial information, so you can effectively review your business's performance. Our Access Award (Level 1) in bookkeeping offers an introduction to the core areas of bookkeeping. it consists of one unit and associated assessment, covering the role of a bookkeeper and the basic techniques needed to complete simple bookkeeping activities. The qualification offers a progression opportunity on to the AAT Foundation (Level 2) Bookkeeping qualification.
Unlike other qualifications there are no entry requirements with AAT and you don't need relevant work experience.
Confidence with numbers
Attention to detail
AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping (Level 1)
What you'll learn (core modules)
1. The role of a bookkeeping
2. Bookkeeping Terminology
3. Business Documentation
4. Checking Documentation
5. Books of Prime Entry
6. Bookkeeping Basics
7. Bank reconciliations
How will I be assessed?
AAT assessments are computer based and can be sat at your place of tuition (Park Road, Haverhill).
There will also be a number of mock assessments to complete during your course to ensure that you are ready for the final assessment.
Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)
Within the Samuel Ward Academy Trust, we have a number of classrooms which are fully equipped with IT etc, ready for you to learn.
Where will this course take me?
AAT Level 2 Foundation in Bookkeeping
AAT Level 2 Foundation in Computerised Accounting
How much will it cost?
Course fees are £150
This includes your initial exam fee, any resit will need to paid for separately.
It also includes your course book and any additional notes that we provide you.
You will need to pay for your AAT Registration separately, this is £40 and you will be shown in class how to do this.
If you need help with funding
Please do ask the staff based at the centre, there are a number of funding options available.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
If you are interested in this course, please go ahead and make an application online.
Days & times
Monday 18:00 - 21:00