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Access to Accounting with AAT

What is Access to Accounting with AAT package?

The Access to Accounting with AAT course provides a comprehensive training solution for anyone looking to improve their accounting knowledge, change or advance their careers, or start their own business.  

This accounting package is made up of 3 courses: AAT Access Awards in Business Skills, Bookkeeping and Accounting Software.

Each module will help you gain knowledge and experience within accounting practices, administrative duties, techniques and terminology.

We are incredibly honoured to announce that we've been shortlisted for the ‘AAT Distance Learning Training Provider of the Year award 2020!'

AAT subscription fee worth £48 included in the cost

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Includes AAT Membership
  • Interest Free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Includes AAT Membership
  • Interest Free Payments
Course Details

Is the online Access to Accounting with AAT package right for me?

The AAT Access Award course provides a platform for you to take the first steps towards a career in accounting and bookkeeping. There are no entry requirements for this course, but we recommend that students: 

  •    Are at least 16 years old (or have the consent of a parent or guardian)
  •    Have a solid understanding of the English language
  •    Are comfortable with basic mathematics
  •    Have access to a PC or Laptop (This course is both Mac and Windows compatible, however the Sage software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s, unless Boot Camp is installed)

How can I advance my career with the Access to Accounting with AAT package?

With 3 different courses in one, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you to work within a business and accounting environment. Upon completion of these courses and exams, you will gain multiple AAT qualifications, which you can add to your CV. 

The AAT Access to Accounting course makes a good springboard to progress onto further AAT qualifications, such as our AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2), AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2) and AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2).

The Access to Accounting with AAT course will prepare you to undertake junior and trainee accounting roles, including Junior Administrator and Junior Accounts Assistant.   

AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 Exams

To take exams with AAT, you must pay them directly and you must be an AAT member.

Fees cover:

  • AAT admission fee
    • £44 one off fee
  • AAT annual membership fee
    • £90 paid annually – UK students
    • £80 paid annually – International students
  • Exam fees
    • £70-80 per exam (fees may vary slightly dependent on test centre)
    • Fee must be paid to the AAT Approved assessment venue

What does the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 online course cover?

By studying the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software Level 2 you will

  • Feel confident that you’re using official learning material from Sage, the leading accounting software provider in the UK.
  • Learn Sage 50, using the accounting software included (time limited).
  • Become proficient in setting up the accounting software, including entering an organisation’s information at the beginning of an accounting period, creating customer accounts and setting up supplier accounts.
  • Study how to process sales and purchase transactions including processing sales invoices and credit notes, processing purchase invoices and credit notes, allocating receipts from customers and allocating payments to suppliers.
  • Learn how to process bank and cash transactions, including both payments and receipts for non-credit transactions, recurring transactions and petty cash transactions.
  • Become confident in ensuring that VAT is posted to the correct account.
  • Learn to effectively perform period end routine tasks, including processing journals and reconciling the bank statement.
  • Discover how to produce professional reports for customers and suppliers, and from the general ledger.

Why study the Access to Accounting with AAT online course package with e-Careers?

If you’re looking to enter the accounting career market or want to up-skill for a promotion in a senior role, e-Careers have courses to help you on your way.

We are an established, award-winning eLearning company, offering a professional approach to education. We understand that a lot of our students are studying while working or living busy lives, so we offer everything required to give you the best chance at success. Our courses offer:

  •    AAT subscription fee worth £48 included in the cost
  •    Flexible online learning that you can study when and wherever suits you best
  •    Additional revision materials and exam practice included (through the AAT membership)
  •    On-going tutor support
  •    Well-structured, easy to follow courses
  •    Three qualifications in one course (AAT Access Award in Accounting Software, AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping & AAT Access Award in Business Skills)

Contact us today to enrol on our Access to Accounting with AAT course and move closer to becoming an accredited accounting professional.

*Sage software is only compatible with a Windows PC or Laptop. This software is not compatible with Apple Mac’s (unless Boot Camp is installed).

What are the Access to Accounting with AAT package modules?

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software

  •    The benefits and risks of using Accounting Software
  •    How to set up accounts within the Software Package
  •    How to record Bank & Cash transactions
  •    How to produce Reports using Accounting Software

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

  •    Introduction to Bookkeeping
  •    Working within Bookkeeping
  •    Bookkeeping and Accounts

AAT Access Award in Business Skills

  •    Basic Accounting Terminology
  •    Understanding the Use of Business Documents
  •    Recording Business Transactions
  •    Processing Receipts and Payments
  •    Coding and Batch Control
  •    The Profit and Loss Account
  •    Mathematics for Accounting
  •    Accounting in a Professional Environment.

Access to Accounting with AAT exams

The AAT require all students to join as a student member but don’t worry, the membership fee is something we've included for free in our courses! Just be sure to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date please. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available.  

Please note, exams fees (where applicable) are not included in the course price, which are approximately £60-85 depending on the exam centre. Not all courses have exams.  

*This course is compatible with Windows and Mac devices but please note that the Sage 50 software is only compatible with Windows.

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