Course overviewAccounting (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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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LGP0560B01-1||13/09/2023 - 13/12/2023||13 weeks||Weds||2.50||09:30||College Green Centre||Enquire|
|LGP0560B01-2||07/02/2024 - 15/05/2024||12 weeks||Weds||2.50||09:30||College Green Centre||Enquire|
|LGE0560B01-2||20/02/2024 - 21/05/2024||12 weeks||Tues||2.50||18:00||College Green Centre||Enquire|
|LGE0560B01-1||12/09/2023 - 12/12/2023||13 weeks||Tues||2.50||18:00||College Green Centre||Enquire|
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.
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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