19 Years and Over


This qualification introduces students to the world of work and develops their employability skills. It delivers the skills to support everyday business activities and gain a practical understanding of how money moves in business and the processes and procedures that control the sales and purchases processes.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required but a basic literacy and numeracy competence is

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements in more depth to ensure the course is right for you.


The AAT Access Award in Business Skills covers a range of business skills and the relevant supporting knowledge in three mandatory units:

• Preparing for Work
• Using Numbers in Business
• Sales and Purchases in Business


This qualification is assessed in one end-of-qualification assessment.

Awarding body

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) www.aat.org.uk


Fees: 200.00


Upon successful completion of this course, you may wish to apply to study AAT Access Award in Bookkeeping – Level 1, AAT Access Award in Accounting Sofware – Level 1, AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping – Level 2 or AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Level 2.

There are a number of possible jobs after completing this qualification:

• Data Entry Clerk
• Accounts Administrator
• Administrative Assistant
• Receptionist
• Retail Assistant
• Customer Service Advisor
• Despatch Clerk/Warehouse Operative

Additional information

Due to the AAT being a professional awarding body, you will need to become a student member of the AAT and pay a membership fee of £48 directly to the AAT within 2 weeks of joining the course.

You will also need to purchase text books that are approximately £20. You will be provided with a book list during the first week of the course and be expected to buy these immediately.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410062.

Duration and Times

Start date: 22/04/2021

End date: 24/06/2021

Time: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Days of week: Th

Number of Weeks: 9

Weekly hours: 6.00

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