This course will equip you with a range of practical skills that you can take forward in to a new career as an accountant, but this business skills training can also benefit business owners, and those moving into more senior roles in-house that involve finance.
The AAT Access Award in Business Skills will introduce you to key terminology and documentation involved in accounting tasks. You’ll become familiar with expenses, assets, liabilities, profit and loss accounts, and balance sheets as you complete the nine modules included in this course. The collection of study material, professional examples, and practice questions will help you prepare for the AAT exam, which you can book after completing the course.
An access award training course is an ideal first step for school and college leavers, or anyone returning to work or considering a career change. This great value Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) course will help you develop entry level accounting skills and gain an understanding of how they are used in business.
There are no entry requirements for this course, although you need to register with AAT within two weeks of starting so that you can benefit from additional resources and the option for further study.
An accounting role is often more diverse than you might expect, and could involve working for or with a wide range of business sectors. Job prospects could be working in a finance department of a business, book keeping for a start-up company, or joining an accounting firm. This training is designed to give you a solid grounding in accounting principles, but also prepare you for business environments and the world of work.
Work your way through nine modules to gain an understanding of key accounting principles, terminology, and business documentation.
Module 1 - Basic Accounting Terminology
Module 2 – Understanding the Use of Business Documents
Module 3 – Recording Business Transactions
Module 4 – Processing Receipts and Payments
Module 5 – Coding and Batch Control
Module 6 – The Profit and Loss Account
Module 7 – Mathematics for Accounting
Module 8 – Accounting in a Professional Environment.
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: