Foundation Award in Bookkeeping with AAT

This award focuses on three core bookkeeping courses designed to help you learn the workings of a manual bookkeeping system. On successful completion, you could opt to undertake relevant examinations to gain an AAT qualification.

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Is this for you?

Pitman Training’s Bookkeeping Award with AAT Qualification is intended for anyone keen to develop bookkeeping skills for an accounting role, whether within a finance department for a business, or providing your own services to small businesses. It’s also valuable for small business owners who want to get a firmer grip on their own finances.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 60 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

award

Duration

60 hours or 2 weeks full-time study

About this award

The Foundation Award in Bookkeeping with AAT is a great stepping stone for your career and provides a recognised industry qualification. It is a strong practical course that helps prove to employers you have a head for numbers, and ensures you are up to speed with all the workings of manual bookkeeping.

The Award covers all elements of manual bookkeeping skills, in a practical format. As part of the course you also gain access to the AAT network, along with AAT student membership, providing you with extensive online study resources.

This Award is broken down into 3 modules, and you will work through real-life scenarios which deal with bookkeeping challenges, so you really are prepared for situations you find yourself in when taking up a bookkeeper role.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this award is to help you gain professional bookkeeping skills as well as providing the opportunity to gain an 'AAT Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification'; which is a recognised industry standard that will help boost your CV. The practical experience you have learnt on the course means you are ‘job ready’ upon completion. This Award provides you with the platform you’ve been waiting for, to get your career of the ground, and put your flair with numbers to good use.

Courses Included

Bookkeeping - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping - Module 2

This course is the second module designed to further your bookkeeping studies using the double entry system so you can keep accurate bookkeeping records.

Bookkeeping - Module 3

This third bookkeeping module covers many areas including using the journal, and year end accounts which include the profit and loss account and balance sheet.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites required for this Award.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This award can lead to a fantastic number of careers in accountancy such as Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant or Finance Assistant. If you're keen to plot a definitive path for promotion you could work towards roles such as Finance Manager, Assistant Accountant/Accountant, Auditor and more. 

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