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Enterprise and Commerce

AAT Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (SCP)

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

Please note this course is for school pupils only

The purpose of the NQ AAT Bookkeeping course is to offer students the opportunity to develop practical bookkeeping skills that are needed to progress to employment or further study in accountancy and finance, alongside business and personal skills that are transferable to any sector and additional business knowledge relevant to accountancy.

The qualification offers a broader focus across several subject areas which enhances employability prospects.

What you will learn

  • Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • Meta Skills

Meta Skills Developed

  • Focusing
  • Integrity
  • Communication
  • Collaborating
  • Sense-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Adapting

How the course is assessed

Each subject will have different evidence requirements and approaches to assessment.

Some examples are provided below on the methods of assessments:

  • Open Book
  • Exam – Closed Book - controlled
  • Project-based assessments

Number of days per week

  • 2 afternoons per week Tuesday and Thursday - 13:30 - 16:00 

Entry requirements

  • You must be working towards a minimum of three relevant National 4s (must include English and Maths/Numeracy) OR;
  • Any relevant National Qualifications Group Award at SCQF level 4 or 5 (including Comms/Numeracy)

 

Relevant subjects could include - English, Accounting, Administration, Business, Economics, Marketing, Modern Studies, Science subjects.

Please note subjects and level of subjects will be confirmed with your current school 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • No interview required

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Level 2 Bookkeeping
  • Level 5/6 courses in the School of Enterprise and Commerce

 

Career options

  • Junior Office Assistant
  • Junior Accountant Trainee

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 20/08/24 41 Weeks

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