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Course Details

Qualification level and title

AAT Access Award in Accounting Software - Level 1

Prior knowledge

A good standard of English and maths plus confidence in using computers.

What will I learn?

You will be able to set up general ledger accounts and record bank and cash transactions from a variety of documents, including bank statements. You will also be able to recognise potential risks to accounting software security and how to protect accounting software against threats. Produce a variety of reports such as trail balance and an audit trail.

Subject contents / topics to be covered

• Have an understanding of the benefits and risks of using accounting software
• Be able to set up accounts
• Record bank and cash transactions
• Produce reports using accounting software

Teaching / learning methods

Lectures, demonstrations and practical work. You will be required to do regular home study.

What examinations will I be able to take?

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Access Award in Accounting Software - Level 1

What extra work will I need to do outside the classroom?

You should expect to do at least 2 hours of work each week, regular practice on a computer and complete any homework set by the tutor.

Other notes

You are expected to attend every lesson, do the homework set by the tutor and to take all assessments.

Progression opportunities

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting - Level 2

Joining instructions

To be considered for a place on an upcoming course you will need to attend an information & Assessment session to be held at 10:00 online via zoom on the following date(s):

Monday 12th April 2021.

Click on the 'Enrol' button to book your place on the information session and follow the booking / registration instructions.

If you achieved GCSE English and maths (grades A-C / 9-5) or functional skills in these subjects within the last 12 months please bring the original certificates with you to the session otherwise you will be required to complete the on-line English and maths assessment.

If successful and you are offered a place, instructions will be given on how to enrol online or in person at any CALAT centres. To contact a member of staff in the business and customer service programme team please call 020 8726 6000 ext. 62604 or email

Additional information

The total fee includes the cost of tuition,exam fee, text book and AAT registration fee.

Please provide evidence if you have registered with AAT within the last 12 months and the registration fee will be deducted at the time of enrolment.

Entry Requirements

No Prior knowledge, qualifications or skills required. You will be asked to complete all paperwork necessary for CALAT to claim government funding which subsidises the cost of the course.

Equipment required

Note pad and writing materials (pen, pencil, eraser) calculator.


AAT - Access Award in Accounting Software - Level 1

  • Reference TZU217-20
  • Location: CALAT Thornton Heath Centre
  • Start Date: 20 Apr 2021
  • End Date: 29 Jun 2021
  • Course Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: Tue 18:00 - 21:15
  • 9 places available
Fee BandAmount
Full Fee296.00
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