AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Online)

AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software (Online)

Subject Area: Accounting Adult Learning Professional Development Distance Learning & Online


Course Information

  • Start Date: May, 2021
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Course Code: 148976
  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

    Good standard of English and maths.

    You must be aged 19+.

    Course Overview


    The AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software provides an entry point for anyone wishing to start a career in accountancy or finance. It may also support career progression for those already in employment by formally recognising their skills in using accounting software. In the modern business environment, processing data and information into accounting software is a necessary task in most finance roles. The purpose of the AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to carry out typical bookkeeping transactions and tasks using accounting software confidently. This qualification is suitable for those already working in finance, those returning to work after a break or those wishing to change career. The qualification is open to those who are working and those who are not currently in employment.

    Next Steps

    This qualification allows students to develop specialised skills or to gain recognition for the skills that they already have. Studying this qualification will give students confidence in using accounting software. This may support them in entering employment or in improving their career prospects. The qualification may help students to enter a financial administration role, help them to gain a promotion or give them the skills to support the financial processes within their own business. This qualification would be an ideal next step for students with experience in manual bookkeeping or for those who have already studied the use of accounting software with AAT before progressing on to other AAT bookkeeping or accountancy qualifications.

    Tuition Costs


    Additional Costs

    book (Approx. £10) and AAT membership (Approx. £50).