AAT Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (SCP)
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Part time
Duration 41 weeks
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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
- Critical thinking
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
- 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 RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Level 2 Bookkeeping
- Level 5/6 courses in the School of Enterprise and Commerce
- Junior Office Assistant
- Junior Accountant Trainee
Funding & Fees
When you are thinking about starting college, one of the most important things to consider is funding and how you intend to pay for some of the costs that come with being a student.
If you are thinking about applying for a course at Edinburgh College we have provided a number of resources to guide you smoothly through this process.