Selecting and using computerised accounting software to input and process data for orders, invoices, receipts payments and credit notes, accounting for VAT.
Setting up general ledger, customer and supplier accounts, entering opening balances.
Performing a periodic bank reconciliation.
Processing journals for accounting transactions.
Preparing management and period-end reports.
Maintaining safety and security of data.
Successfully complete this course and you will achieve the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software qualification.
To help you succeed, you will receive:
Tutorial workbook, including explanatory chapters, and activities and answers
Sage accounting software*
Support from experienced tutors
Access to our dedicated student support team
CV advice and an introduction to an accounting recruitment consultant
Unlimited access to an online student zone, including practice questions and tests
Eligibility for an NUS Extra card
* 180 days full access. Further access is available for an additional fee if you wish.
Throughout your studies, you will be able to ask questions, receive feedback and further develop your skills by contacting our experienced tutors by phone, email or Skype.
Our course is open to anyone within the UK. You do not need previous knowledge or experience.
Many students are able to complete this course in approx. 1 month*.
* Timescales are approximate and depend upon application and motivation.
You will receive your first course materials when you enrol so you can start straight away*. You then have the freedom to study when and where you wish, with support available from our experienced tutors.
Assessments are held across the UK.
* You will need to register directly with AAT for student membership.
To successfully complete the course you will need to pass a computer based assessment.
Assessments are held at venues throughout the UK, at selected times. Our tutors can recommend when you are ready*.
* Click for AAT and assessment centre requirements and fees.
Successfully complete this course and you will:
Gain valuable computerised accounting skills – core skills in today’s finance departments.
Know and be able to use common computerised accounting software.