AAT Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping Accounts: Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service
Course Information Sheet 2018-19
Course Title: AAT Access Award in Book-keeping Level 1
This course could lead to employment, self-employment or skills for future employment.
Who is the course for?
The aim of this course is to introduce you to key single-entry manual bookkeeping skills. As a standalone qualification, or as a first step towards the intermediate and advanced levels, it will allow you to move up further study in bookkeeping, accountancy or computerised accounts and will suit you if:
You would like a solid introduction to bookkeeping or just a refresher
You need bookkeeping skills for your business
You are interested in running bookkeeping services for local businesses
You are currently in employment or training and you need workplace skills
You would like to acquire new skills to help with a change in your career
Do you gain any qualifications?
This course is accredited by AAT. You will gain a Level 1 Bookkeeping Award.
Do you need to be interviewed or assessed before enrolling on the course?
Learners will need to attend a pre-course interview and complete an assessment at Queens Road Learning Centre prior to enrolment on the course. Please contact us on to book.
What will you learn?
Introduction to bookkeeping
Understand financial transactions
Process customer and supplier transactions
Process receipt and payments
During the course you will gain skills in:
Understand the role of the bookkeeper
Ways to keep information confidential
Importance of working with accuracy
The buying and selling process
Basic bookkeeping terminology
The dual effect of transactions
Prepare sales invoices and credit notes
Check purchases invoices and credit notes
Record sales and purchase invoices and credit notes in the books of prime entry
Identify outstanding amounts of individual customers and suppliers
Enter receipts and payments into a cash book
Use the cash book to calculate closing amounts of cash in hand and cash in the bank
Check the closing amount of cash in the bank against the closing balance on the bank statement
Essential equipment and resources
AAT registration is included in the fee.
Students will need to bring a calculator to each lesson, ideally a desktop calculator. Students should also bring a pen, a pencil, highlighter pens and a notebook to each lesson.
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Most courses run term-time only. If your course does continue during an academic holiday, your tutor or lecturer will notify you in advance."
Additional entry requirements
Association of Accounting Technicians
Course reference: LLV9944-5WA (use this when contacting provider)