Accountancy – Level 1

AAT Level 1 Award in Accounting (AAT Access)

The purpose of this practical qualification is to equip learners with the skills that cover core areas of working within a business environment, focusing on fundamental finance and accounting skills and developing your professional business skills.


  • Duration: 2 days per week for 2 weeks.

  • Courses run every month.
    The next course commences 4th September 2017.

  • Contact 0161 486 4602 for further information.


Studying for this focused qualification will quickly increase your employability, confidence and career prospects. It also gives you the underpinning knowledge and skills to progress further in your studies in accountancy.

Accounting terminology, mathematics, the use of common business documents and an understanding of how the finance function operates are all introduced in this qualification and allow a learner to progress either to the Level 2 Diploma in Accounting or the Level 2 Bookkeeping qualifications.

This qualification will suit you if:

  • You are currently seeking employment and looking for strong new skills to take to the workplace.
  • English is your second language and you’re wanting to build on your business communication skills.
  • If you are a young person taking your first step on the career ladder. As well as getting a taster of what it’s like to work in a professional environment, you will pick up accounting terms and get support with literacy and numeracy.
  • You are looking to complete a short qualification before committing to a larger study program.