AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping Level 1

14th November 2022

09:30 - 16:00

St Helens Chamber


Thanks to funding from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Adult Education Budget we are pleased to be able to offer this course free of charge – provided that attendees were aged 19+ as of 31/8/22 and live within the Liverpool City Region.

This free course provides an introduction to book-keeping practices and will teach you all you need to know about maintaining accurate records; including how to complete financial documents, record cash and credit transactions, understand petty cash systems and much more.

AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping

Course content:

Understand the role of the bookkeeper

  • Duties and responsibilities of a bookkeeper
  • Ways to keep information confidential
  • Importance of working with accuracy

Understand financial transactions

  • The buying and selling process
  • Basic bookkeeping terminology
  • The dual effect of transactions

Process customer and supplier transactions

  • Prepare sales invoices and credit notes
  • Check purchase invoices and credit notes
  • Record sales and purchase invoices and credit notes in the books of prime entry
  • Identify outstanding amounts for individual customers and suppliers

Process receipts and payments

  • Enter receipts and payments into a cash book
  • Use the cash book to calculate closing amounts of cash in hand and cash in the bank
  • Check the closing amount of cash in the bank against the closing balance on the bank statement

Related jobs and progression:

You could progress onto our Level 2 course or go into roles such as Assistant Accountant, Finance Assistant, Bookkeeper, Finance Apprentice.

For further information about this course contact Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email info@thestartingpoint.org 

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