Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area


Start Date

day or evening class available

Course Length

5 weeks





Course Level


Award to be received

Foundation Award in Accounting Software

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Who is this course for?

You should be working in accounting & finance or have aspirations to move into this area.

You may be running your own business and want to up-skill to be able to complete computerised accounting tasks yourself.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You should have appropriate Maths and English skills in order to start the course – preferably at L1 or above.

Some knowledge of finance and accounts would be helpful.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You’ll learn practical skills, from using accounting software, entering accounting transactions and producing a range of reports, including:

  • Set up accounting software
  • Process sales and purchase transactions
  • Perform bank and cash transactions
  • Perform period end routine tasks
  • Produce reports

How you will learn

Practical hands-on learning using actual industry standard accounting software.

There is one final on-line exam which students will have to be successful in to pass the course.

Where could this course take you?

AAT Qualifications are recognised by employers as practical and technical qualifications that prepare students for the world of work and for working specifically in accountancy and finance roles.  The Foundation Award in Accounting Software can lead to employment as:

  • Clerical Assistant
  • Trainee Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Administrator

What costs will you incur?

Workbooks to purchase – £10