AAT - Association of Accounting Technicians

AAT Access to Accounting

Course Overview

The AAT Access to Accounting course is a high-level course, perfect for those wanting to strengthen their skills in accounting, to get ahead of their peers in their current job, to change to an accounting career, or to help with starting a business.

The AAT Access to Accounting course consists of the following subjects:

  •  AAT Access Awards in Business Skills
  •  Bookkeeping
  •  Accounting Software

These three modules were specifically chosen to help you with various accounting duties you may be asked in an accounting practice, such as administrative duties, accounting methods, and the different terminology used.

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. 

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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: 12 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
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Course Details

Is the AAT Access to Accounting course suitable for me?

This course is the perfect place to start to be on your way to becoming an Accountant or Bookkeeper.

Although there are no minimum requirements, we currently advise the following:

  •  You are 16 years of age or older (or have been consented to undertake this course by your parent or guardian)
  •  Are reasonably fluent in English
  •  Understand simple mathematical principles

Have access to the internet through a PC or a Laptop (Although this course can be run on Mac and Windows computers, the Sage software is only compatible with Mac if you have installed (Boot Camp).

How will the AAT Access to Accounting benefit me?

  •  Use official study material from the biggest accounting system provider in the UK and used worldwide, Sage.
  •  Learn how to use Sage 50 accounting software with first-hand experience, used by businesses all over the UK. (Use of software time-limited)
  •  Understand in more detail how to properly set up Sage 50 accounting software, by learning how to enter a business’s information at the start of   the accounting period, as well as creating customer and supplier accounts.
  •  Be able to enter and process transactions such as sales and purchase invoices, payments and receipts for non-credit bank and cash transactions,   credit notes, frequent transactions, how to process petty cash transactions, allocating payments to specific suppliers, and allocating receipts to  
     each customer.
  •  Understand how to post VAT to the right accounts
  •  Perform recurring period-end tasks like reconciliations and journal processing.
  •  Be able to produce high-quality financial reports for suppliers and business customers, as well as producing financial reports from the general 

What jobs can I apply for after my AAT Access to Accounting

Of course, due to our 3-in-1 course, you will be able to understand in great detail all the main fundamentals of accounting, allowing you to understand how to perform a variety of accounting jobs in any business. Once you have finished this course you will obtain AAT qualifications which can improve your job prospects greatly.

This course is a great introduction before you start doing higher-level accounting courses like our AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2), AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Level 2), and AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (Level 2).

This course gets you ready to tackle the various responsibilities in a junior or trainee accounting jobs such as Junior Accounts Assistant or Junior Administrator.

Why choose to study AAT Access to Accounting with e-Careers

If you are interested in entering the field of accounting or would like to get that promotion you always wanted, e-Careers are here to help.

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 605,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training. By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

As one of the top eLearning companies in the UK, e-Careers has won many awards due to our professional and helpful approach to your studies and our many reputable courses available.

The AAT Access to Accounting course offers the following:

  •  Study where you want, when you want with our online courses.
  •  Extra study guides and mock exams (given through AAT membership) included to give you the greatest possible chance of passing.
  •  Assistance from our experienced tutors.
  •  3-in-1 course with the AAT Access Award in Accounting Software, the AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping, and the AAT Access Award in Business Skills to give you a more rounded knowledge of Accountancy and Bookkeeping.

Interested? Sign up today to our AAT Access to Accounting course to get closer to being an accredited, qualified, and experienced accountant.

The Sage accounting software is compatible with Windows operating systems only. If you have an Apple device, you must uninstall Boot Camp to install it.

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AAT Access to Accounting Syllabus

 AAT Access Award in Accounting Software

  •  The benefits and risks of using Accounting Software
  •  How to set up accounts within the Software Package
  •  How to record Bank & Cash transactions
  •  How to produce Reports using Accounting Software 

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

  •  Introduction to Bookkeeping
  •  Working within Bookkeeping
  •  Bookkeeping and Accounts 

AAT Access Award in Business Skills

  •  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 to Accounting Exam Details

The AAT requires all students to join as a student member but don’t worry, the membership fee is something we've included for free in our courses! Just be sure to register as a student member within 14 days of your course start date please. This registration allows you to sit any necessary exams and take advantage of the support and resources available. 

Please note, exam fees (where applicable) are not included in the course price. Not all courses have exams. 

This course is compatible with Windows and Mac devices but please note that the Sage 50 software is only compatible with Windows.

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