AAT Introductory Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping

Course Content

The introductory level consists of four units:

  1. Introduction to bookkeeping
    Understanding the job role and career path for a bookkeeper
    Understanding different types of business organisations
    Knowing the terminology used in bookkeeping
  2. Working within bookkeeping
    Understanding single-entry bookkeeping
    Knowing the general principles of VAT
    Understanding what is meant by both cash and credit transactions
    Understanding the principles of coding and batch control
    Understanding how to process information in the books of prime entry (excluding the journal)
    Understanding responsibilities when working in a bookkeeping environment
  3. Bookkeeping and accounts
    Knowing how to complete financial documents
    Recording cash and credit transactions in books of original entry
    Preparing bank reconciliation
    Understanding the petty cash imprest system
    Extracting a trial balance from ledger accounts
  4. Spreadsheet software
    Using a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data
    Using appropriate formulas and tools to summarise and display spreadsheet information
    Selecting and using appropriate tools and techniques to present spreadsheet information effectively
  5. Call our team to find out more or to book your place 01535 685 000 enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk


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