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AAT Financial Business Skills 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.

This Level 1 AAT qualification is designed to give you an introduction to the wider skills needed in every business. This is a basic-level qualification for people taking their first step into work. As well as covering the basic accounting techniques and principles you’ll gain a broader understanding of the business environment and how to prepare for entering the world of work.

Course Info

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

Entry Requirements

There are 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 - Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. You may also be able to progress into employment within an office environment.