AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting (QCF)
This short, introductory course teaches beginners the essential skills required in accounting. The modules within the AAT Level 1 online course focus on the fundamentals needed by a trainee or junior-level accountant, such as accountancy-based mathematic procedures, essential accounting terminology and the ethics of working within the financial sector.
Please note classroom delivery is done in the centre; Elite Training Assessing & Development CIC. The study is done at a steady pace with specific study times, face to face with expert and experienced tutors. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will support you throughout the course.
Outline of the course
The AAT Level 1 Access course is made up of 4 skills and knowledge units, all of which are of equal value:
Accounting in a professional environment: Learn the basic legal frameworks and working practices that enhance efficiency and ethical behaviour in the professional world.
Creating business documents: Recognise why certain business documents are used for specific accountancy functions.
Essential accounting procedure: Learn basic terminology, coding and batch control as well as the preparation of documents for receipts, payments and profit statements.
Mathematics for accounting: Understand the standard procedures and methods used to handle money and work with numbers on a professional level.
Who it is for
AAT Access Level 1 Course is aimed at learners:
- Aged 16+
- With little or no related experience looking to change career
- Who wish to improve business confidence and knowledge of finance
The beauty of AAT courses is that students are able to choose their own study plans and lengths – how you complete Level 1 AAT online course really is up to you. On average, AAT Level 1 Course takes AAT Access Level 1 Course is aimed at learners:
- 75 hours of study to complete
- 6 months to complete when on a distance learning course
- 3 months to complete when on a full-time, classroom course
Your assessment for each online AAT Level will be assessed using formative short and weekly practice tests. There is a final exam, assessed via CBA’s (Computer-Based Assessment).
AAT Level 1 consists of 1 formal CBA (Computer Based Assessment) which is sat at Elite Training Centre or an external test centre.
Completing the online AAT Access Level 1 course will enable you to progress your studies to AAT Level 2 and take the next steps towards a successful career in accounting.
As the first stage of the full AAT Accounting Qualification, AAT Level 1 can help you:
- Improve your employability
- Continue onto further qualifications
- Equip you with the necessary skills for an entry-level role in accounting
Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to apply for roles such as:
- Clerical Assistant
- Junior Administrator
Learn the different career options on completing online AAT Level 1 course with online AAT Qualification Guide.
Enquire at AAT Enquiries email