Course overview

Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 Award City of Bristol College

A part-time Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 course, offering the ideal first step towards a new career in bookkeeping or accounts.

Dates and applications

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Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 Award College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGP0560B01-2
Dates
01/02/2023 - 10/05/2023
Duration
12 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
09:30
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 Award College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0560B01-2
Dates
07/02/2023 - 16/05/2023
Duration
12 weeks
Days
Tues
Hours per week
2.50
Start Time
18:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £250. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGP0560B01-2 01/02/2023 - 10/05/2023 12 weeks Weds 2.50 09:30 College Green Centre
This course costs £250. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire
LGE0560B01-2 07/02/2023 - 16/05/2023 12 weeks Tues 2.50 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £250. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This professional Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 course is designed for individuals aged 19 and over.

It can help you gain bookkeeping skills and to find out more about accounts and bookkeeping as a career.

What you'll learn

Students studying this qualification will learn the skills and supporting knowledge in one mandatory unit, Bookkeeping Fundamentals. Topics covered include:

  • The role of the bookkeeper including an understanding of the importance of timely and accurate work as well as ethical principles
  • Fundamental accounting and bookkeeping concepts and terminology
  • Business documentation including invoices and credit notes
  • Processing customer and supplier transactions, receipts and payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Dual effect of transactions
  • The role of software in bookkeeping and accounting including software security

Course entry requirements

Anyone aged 19+ can join this Accounting (Bookkeeping) Level 1 course.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is delivered at our College Green Centre. The course learning outcomes are assessed by one end of course, computer-marked AAT exam.

Future career and study opportunities

This Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping qualification can lead to further study and/or employment within the bookkeeping, finance or administration sectors.

Progression courses include:

  • Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

This Level 1 qualification could also lead to employment in junior or supporting administration or finance roles such as accounts administrator, accounts junior or accounts receivable/payable assistant.

Additional costs

You will need to pay a one-off AAT subscription fee – this is subject to change but currently £44.

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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