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Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 1
Mode of study Part Time Evening
Duration 6 weeks
Subject area Accounting & Finance
  • 15 Nov 2021
  • East Ham Campus
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • East Ham Campus

This Accounting course is the introductory level on the accountancy qualification route. If you are new to accounting and finance or want to brush up on your knowledge and skills, this would be the ideal level for you to start.

Studying the AAT qualification will equip you with a range of basic accounting principles and techniques in bookkeeping.

Course description

Access to Bookkeeping introduces the role of a bookkeeper and simple bookkeeping techniques.

Delivery consist of:

  • Understand the role of the bookkeeper
  • Understand financial transactions
  • Process customer and supplier transactions
  • Process receipts and payments

Additional information

Entry requirements

You will need either a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including English and Maths or an Entry Level 3 in English and Maths.


You can opt for employment within the Accounting industry as a Cashier and/or Clerical Assistant or progress to our Level 1 course in Access Award in Accounting Software.

Fees and funding

The course fee is £150.

Please note that the course fee does not include following:

  • Cost of registration with AAT which is mandatory for each learner.
  • Paying for the exam and resits (where required).

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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