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Key information

Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 1
Mode of study Part Time Day
Duration 8 weeks
Subject area Accounting & Finance
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • Little Ilford Centre

The qualification introduces students to the role of a bookkeeper, how to understand financial documentation and learn single entry bookkeeping. It will cover the principles of cash and credit transactions and familiarise students with the use of spreadsheets in finance.

Course description

The Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping offers an introductory qualification in manual bookkeeping skills, in particular providing essential skills in single-entry bookkeeping. There are 4 units with 2 assessments:

  • Introduction to bookkeeping
  • Working within bookkeeping
  • Bookkeeping and accounts
  • Spreadsheet software

Additional information

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications are required.


It will allow you to move up to further study in bookkeeping, accountancy or computerised accounts.

Fees and funding

The course fee is TBC. AAT registration and exam fees are also payable.

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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