How long will the qualification take?
This qualification will take around six weeks to complete.

What you’ll learn
With this qualification you can build on your knowledge of accounting software packages. You’ll learn practical skills, from using accounting software, entering accounting transactions and producing a range of reports. Most students will start at Foundation level.

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

What jobs can you do with this qualification?
AAT qualifications are recognized 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

Private tutor fees: TBC Paid to training provider.

These fees vary widely depending on:
Classroom-based or distance learning
Amount of study materials and support provided

Assessment fees: £70 – £80 per assessment

Paid to your training provider or AAT Approved assessment venue. These fees will vary depending on the training provider or assessment venue. Check whether these are included in your overall training provider fees.

Professional body AAT fees:
£48 Paid to AAT.

This payment will give you access to the qualification and the ability to sit the assessments for a maximum of 12 months or until you complete the qualification, whichever comes first. In addition, you’ll have access to study support resources for the duration of your relationship with AAT.