Is this the course for you?
The Level 1 Access Award in Business Skills gives you the opportunity to develop the key financial and administrative skills needed in every business environment. You’ll gain a practical understanding of how money moves in business, and the processes and procedures that control the sales and purchases processes.
This course is perfectly suited to those of you who have minimal work experience, are looking to return to education, or even if you’re self-employed and want to develop your numeracy skills. It’ll provide you with a solid base of knowledge - and core employability skills - in order to take your first steps towards a career in any number of industries, upskill for your current role, or advance to further study and progress to additional AAT qualifications.
The Level 1 Access Award in Business Skills is part of AAT’s range of Short Qualifications; typically taking two weeks to complete, with two study days per week. These Short Qualifications are flexible, adaptable to your personal needs, and focus on the specific knowledge and skills you’ll need for a career in business. What’s more, as they’re provided by AAT (the Association of Accounting Technicians), they’re highly-valued by employers in a wide-range of industries.
This is a part-time course, with multiple start dates throughout the year, so it can be fitted around your existing home, study, and work commitments.
What modules will you do?
This course will introduce you to the world of work, and develop your numeracy and employability skills. Some of the areas you will study include:
- Preparing for work
- Using numbers in business
- Sales and purchases in business
What do you need to apply?
An initial assessment and interview will be required for all applicants. You will need Entry Level 3 or above in English and maths.
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed via an online examination at the end of the course.
Where can this course take you?
This course can lead to employment in a variety of junior or support administrative roles, in both the public and private sectors, including data entry clerk, accounts administrator, administrative assistant, receptionist, retail assistant, customer service advisor, despatch clerk, and warehouse operative.
After successfully passing the Level 1 Access Award in Business Skills, you may wish to consider expanding your knowledge and skills by studying another of our Level 1 AAT courses:
- Level 1 Access Award in Accounting Software (AAT)
- Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping (AAT)
Alternatively, you could choose to advance to one of Lambeth College’s Level 2 AAT courses:
- Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping (AAT)
- Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting (AAT)
- Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software (AAT)