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AAT Bookkeeping Award Level 1

AAT is a name that employers trust. Employers love AAT qualifications as they demonstrate you have the practical real world skills they need. Their qualifications are developed in consultation with employers and will equip you with the key finance skills modern businesses are looking for.

This course is aimed at;
• those not currently in employment and/or training who are looking to acquire skills to get into the workplace
• current office workers looking to acquire new skills in bookkeeping.

The Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping is designed to give you an introduction to the basics of double-entry bookkeeping. The course starts in November and runs one morning a week for 6 weeks.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Matthew Boulton College,
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

There is no formal entry requirements. As part of the enrolment process, you will be asked to sit an initial assessment. This is to assess your suitability for the course.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed via a computer based assessment at the end of the course.


Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to go on to study further AAT qualifications, for example Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting. You may also be able to progress into employment within an office environment.

Career Opportunities

  • Bankers
  • Business Analysts
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Stock Brokers
  • Retailers
  • Accountants