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AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping


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What is the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping course?

The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping provides you with a firm grasp of what it means to be a bookkeeper, as well as introducing you to simple bookkeeping techniques and terminology

Learning outcomes include: 

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

This course includes the AAT subscription fee worth £48

Available delivery methods for this course




Group booking

Group booking

Key features of the course

  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Fully accredited course materials
  • Includes AAT subscription
AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping
£208 ex. VAT

AAT's entry-level bookkeeping qualification. Get a good understanding of bookkeeping techniques and how bookkeeping fits into accountancy so you can perform effectively in the role of a Bookkeeper.

Is the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping online course right for me?

The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping is right for you if you are considering:

  • Becoming a Bookkeeper as a career option.
  • Switching careers to become a Bookkeeper.
  • Setting up a new business and learning the financial side in order to do your own books.

How could the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping course advance my career? ­

This course will provide you with an insight into the role of a Bookkeeper and teach you some basic techniques. Upon completion, you will also be able to add the AAT Level 1 in Spreadsheet Software qualification to your CV. The AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping is also the perfect springboard for becoming further qualified with the AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2).

What can I expect from a career in Bookkeeping? 

As a Bookkeeper you’ll be responsible for a few different areas of the business, including but not limited to:

  •          Recording transactions (income and outgoings)
  •          Processing payments
  •          Conducting daily banking activities
  •          Producing various financial reports
  •          Reconciling reports to third-party records such as bank statements.

Salaries range by industry, sector and role, however, industry averages of a Senior Bookkeeper are between £16,000 and £32,000 a year, with a UK average of £27,000 a year.

Why should I study the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping online course with e-Careers?

  • AAT subscription fee worth £48 included in the cost
  • Gain insight into the role of a Bookkeeper and their typical duties.
  • Become proficient in basic bookkeeping practices.
  • Train with an industry-recognised training provider.
  • Join the AAT within two weeks of starting this course and benefit from additional material and practice exams.
  • Tutor support included

What are the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping online course modules?

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

What does the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping online course cover?

  • The role of a Bookkeeper and the career options available.
  • The bookkeeping environment and different business organisations.
  • Key bookkeeping terminology.
  • The principles of coding and batch coding.
  • Single entry bookkeeping.
  • How to fill in financial documents.
  • The books of prime entry, and how to record transactions in them.
  • Define cash or credit transactions.
  • Business bank accounts and bank statements.
  • The petty cash book and keeping records in it.
  • The Imprest system for petty cash.
  • The structure of spreadsheets.
  • Practise different spreadsheet activities, including entering data, inserting a column or row, and changing column widths or height.
  • Basic spreadsheet formulae bookkeepers work with.
  • How to format and print selected spreadsheet data.
  • Creating a chart from spreadsheet data.
  • Backing up a spreadsheet.

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping exams

The AAT require all students to join as a student member. AAT require you to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available. The following items are not included in your course fees:

  • £44 subscription fee, this can be included in your course fee with us, or you can pay AAT directly. If you are already a member, you may not be required to pay this fee.
  • Exams cost approximately £60-85 per exam depending on the exam centre.

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