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Level 1 Access Award in Accounting

This course is designed to help those less experienced in accounting to gain the skills and confidence to build a career in business or accountancy. It is suitable for absolute beginners who may lack confidence or require more tutor support. It is an excellent starting point and will prepare students for study at level 2 should you wish to progress.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course has start dates in September, February and April and attendance is normally 3 hours a week for 9 weeks.

What will I study?

This qualification is made up of four key units:

  • Mathematics for Accountancy
  • Accounting in professional environment
  • Essential accounting procedures
  • Creating business documents

How is it assessed?

Assessment will be by a short computer assessment at the end of each unit. You will be fully supported by your tutor.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal qualifications required to start this course. All new applicants for an AAT course at St Helens College are required to undertake a centre devised numeracy and literacy assessment and attend an interview.

What are the course fees?

Course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information, please click here.

AAT membership fees are payable to the awarding body, and are not included in the course costs. In addition to the course fees you will also need to pay an exam fee.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

After successfully completing this course, you could choose to progress onto our level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place..

Ref: Paul Mushrow