What's covered?

This AAT qualification is from the leading internationally recognised professional body for accountancy. It is ideal for those wishing to develop their own professional skills in accountancy, or those wishing to manage their own business accounts. A Student completing this qualification will develop an understanding of the role of the bookkeeper, including the need for confidentiality and accuracy in their work. Students will learn underpinning theory including how to identify, assets, liabilities, income and expenses; how to Identify profit and loss; and the differences between trading for cash and trading on credit. Students will also develop skills to process customer and supplier transactions, to enter receipts and payments into the cash book and check amounts against the bank statement in preparation for bank reconciliation. Students will be introduced to the dual effect of transactions. This is a fundamental underpinning concept for double-entry bookkeeping and will support students who go on to study bookkeeping at foundation level.

What do you need?

No previous experience of book-keeping is required. Basic computer skills are necessary as the assessment is computer-based. Ideally you will also have good mathematical skills. If English is not your first language, we may ask you to complete a short assessment to determine your suitability for the course. Please bring paper and pen.

How you are assessed

You will be required to undertake a minimum of 2-3 hours per week home study and homework. There is 1computer based assessment.

How Long?

12 weeks

What course next?

This is the ideal qualification to progress on to the AAT Level 1 Access Award in Accounting Software, AAT level 2 Accounting qualification. Strode's College also offers the AAT Accounting qualifications at levels 3 and 4.

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