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AAT Access Bookkeeping - Level 1 Award (January Start)

Business and Professional Services

Course ID: 174364

Course Year: 24/25

What to expect from the course

This course is suitable for those preparing for employment in bookkeeping and accounting. It is also suitable for those who are already employed in bookkeeping/data processing roles who wish to further develop their skills.

The qualification provides candidates with a high quality, nationally recognised qualification. It is a vocationally related, credit-based qualification that provides a valuable opportunity for individuals to develop skills, gain underpinning knowledge and understanding, and enables further progression in the accounting sector.


Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT): Level One Award in Bookkeeping.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

AAT qualifications have been designed to encourage progression. The Level One qualification offers a starting point for manual and computerised bookkeeping and accounting and allows progression to the Level Two Certificate.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Your mathematics and English will need to be at entry level. There are no other formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, you need to be a member of the professional body which costs approximately £100, payable before the start of the course.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £33,958.60 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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