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AAT Access Award In Business Skills

Course Overview

Are you looking for a new career in accounting? The AAT Access Award in Business Skills has been designed for individuals looking to improve their accounting knowledge when either applying for entry-level accounting roles or once working.

Business owners can benefit greatly from this course, as it provides the ability to gain a better understanding of their company’s finances. Along with, giving you the necessary knowledge to progress with leadership careers.

The course looks over 9 core modules helping you with a range of industry-specific terminology and processes. The accounting processes will focus on:

  •  Balance Sheets
  •  Profit and loss accounts
  •  Liabilities
  •  Assets
  •  Expenses

We want you to succeed throughout your AAT training and prepare for a successful career in the finance industry. To help you as much as possible, this training course includes everything you need to succeed

AAT Courses are offered by e-Careers Ltd, an AAT approved training provider.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Interest-free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Interest-free Payments
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Is the AAT Access Award In Business Skills suitable for me?

The course has been designed for school leavers, individuals that have been on a break from work, or individuals looking to retrain in a new industry. Upon qualifying from the AAT Access Award in Business Skills course, you will have the basic skill set needed for accounting and in a business environment.

You must meet the following requirements to enrol in this course:

  •  Students must be 16+ (otherwise, consent from a parent or guardian)
  •  Good knowledge of the English Language
  •  Understand mathematics to a basic level
  •  Are able to gain access to a Laptop or PC. (Windows and Mac are usable, although Mac users must install Boot Campto run Sage 50 software)


How will the AAT Access Award In Business Skills course benefit me?

Some of the main benefits you will gain from this course include this following:

  •  Excellent tutor support when needed
  •  Course Access for 6 months
  •  The ability to start your accounting career with crucial industry knowledge
  •  Stand out from other entry-level candidates
  •  Continue studying AAT to achieve career progression opportunities
  •  Increase earning potential

What jobs can I apply for after my AAT Access Award In Business Skills training?

Want to expand your understanding of accounting and business but don’t know where to start? The AAT Access Award in Business Skills course is an excellent starting point.

Upon successfully completing the course, you will have all the necessary skills and understanding to progress in your learning journey. The next step would be AAT Level 2 Certificate & Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting and then Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting. Every course studied will greatly improve your career prospects with a range of job opportunities, promotions, and the ability to start your own business.

From studying the AAT Access Award in Business Skills course alone, the roles available to you include Cashier, Accounting Assistant, or Clerical Assistant.

Salary Expectations

For an entry-level position reachable from this course the average salary is £16,000. If the additional levels in AAT are studied, potential earnings increase significantly. Part-qualified accountants typically make between £25,000 to £35,000 a year.

Is an accounting path right for you? Below consist of the usual tasks you will be expected to perform:

  •  Preparing financial documents (bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable)
  •  Data analysis
  •  Reporting financial standpoint
  •  Bookkeeping
  •  Advising on tax
  •  Updating general ledger accounts
  •  Ensuring there are no errors
  •  Provide financial status information
  •  Updating financial records
  •  Reconcile general and all subsidiary banks accounts

Why choose to study AAT Access Award In Business Skills with e-Careers?

At e-Careers we are passionate about learning; having developed and trained over 605,000 students over 10 years, we want you to succeed. Our courses have been fine-tuned and include the latest subject matter, along with high quality trainers to give you the best chance to stay ahead in your career. Additional benefits include

  •  Tutor support from experienced field professionals.
  •  Financial payment plans available that are interest-free.
  •  High-quality training materials.
  •  Competitive price. 

All of our online classes are specialised to ensure students receive the best value for their time and money. They will become a part of our large student community that strives for success.

AAT Access Award In Business Skills Syllabus

  •  Basic Accounting Terminology
  •  Understanding the Use of Business Documents
  •  Recording Business Transactions
  •  Processing Receipts and Payments
  •  Coding and Batch Control
  •  The Profit and Loss Account
  •  Mathematics for Accounting
  •  Accounting in a Professional Environment
  •  AAT Access Award in Business Skills Exams
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