AAT Award in Accounting

AAT Award in Accounting

This qualification offers learners at Level 1 the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in every business as a route into employment. On completion of this qualification, students will also be equipped with a strong foundation from which to progress to further study within either bookkeeping or accountancy if they would like to do so or to seek entry-level accounting roles.

This course will introduce students to the world of work and develops their employability skills. The qualification covers a range of skills and the relevant supporting knowledge in three mandatory units:

  • Preparing for Work,
  • Using Numbers in Business,
  • Sales and Purchases in Business.

A student completing this qualification will develop an understanding of how different organisations operate, across both the public and private sectors. They will learn how to contribute effectively in the workplace by working with others, managing their time, behaving professionally and maintaining the security of data. Students will develop the skills to identify jobs that match their skills and abilities and to apply for a job using an application form or CV.


LLC Croydon
Christopher Wren Yard, 119 High Street

Entry Requirements

To start this programme, you must demonstrate that you have literacy and numeracy skills at Entry level 3. Exemptions from this requirement will be granted in exceptional cases where applicants can demonstrate prior knowledge or relevant experience. Any exemptions are granted at our total discretion. Also, you may be required to pass an Entry Test to ensure your skills are at the necessary level to cope with the course.


AAT Level 1 Award in Business Skills

Who is this course for?

Learners who are interested in working in the accounting industry.

Course Benefits

  • Development of accounting skills
  • Preparation for employment support
  • The progression route for further training or employment
  • Certification from highly recognised industry body

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Quick Facts

Start Dates

7th October 2019

End Date

1st November 2019




This course is funded by the GLA/ESFA and is free of charge to anyone over the age of 19 who has been resident in the EU for at least 3 years and is in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), including individuals receiving National Insurance credits only, and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the work-related activity group (WRAG). The course is also fully funded if you are unemployed and/or do not already have a full level 2 qualification. However, if none of these applies to you, please contact us as other fee concessions are available.