AAT Accounting and Business Level 1 Award

16-18 Access in Business Skills and Accounts – Level 1

This course offers learners the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in very business as a route into employment or a strong foundation from which to progress to further studies in accounting. This course consists of three qualifications: level 1 access award in business skills, level 1 access award in bookkeeping and level 1 access in accounting software.
The course includes:  

* understand how organisations operate 

* develop skills for the workplace 

* using numbers in business 

* sales and purchases in business 

* understanding financial transactions 

* understanding the role of a bookkeeper 

* understand the benefits and risk of using accounting softeware 

* set up accounts 

* record transactions  

* produce reports
You will need at four GCSE grades 2 including English and Maths or equivalent. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.
You will be taught through practical application using a range of teaching methods. In addition, you will be required to spend an extra 20 hours a week on private study.
You will need to successfully complete one computer-based assessment for each of the three qualifications.
Our qualified tutors will support and guide you in the classrooms/workshops and through tutorials as they help you to develop the skills and techniques required in industry. Learning Support is also available for those with learning difficulties/disabilities; please let us know on application if you require this service. If you need help or advice on other matters such as welfare and finance, please contact our Course Information Centres at Willesden or Wembley Park.
We offer a programme of social and sports activities to all our students; full information is available from the Student Room at your campus of study. Student rooms are available for those who want to play games, meet up with friends or just chill.
A range of snacks, hot and cold foods are available to purchase in the canteen and café facilities, as well as vending machines. Halal meat and washing facilities are available at both centres. We have Quiet Rooms for those preferring to reflect. LRCs (libraries) are available at both centres, fully equipped with a wide range of learning materials and qualified friendly staff on hand to support you.
Annually we take part in a range of national and regional competitions in a wide range of subject areas for those keen to show off the skills they have gained on their courses. Competition entry is not compulsory and does not apply to all subject areas; please ask your tutor if it applies to your course.
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Course Details

Qualification
Name:
16-18 Access in Business Skills and Accounts – Level 1
Course Code: A1063
Awarding Body: AAT
Location: Wembley Park
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Start date: 02-09-2019
Duration: 36 weeks
Fees: UK (16-18): from £Free UK (19-23): from £ UK (24+): from £
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