AAT Access Award in Business Skills

The AAT Access Award in Business Skills offers students at Level 1 the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in every business as a route into employment.

Level 1 AAT Access Award in Business Skills

  • Duration: 6 - 12 Sessions
  • Hours:  10am to 3pm
  • Days-per-week: 1 - 2 days
  • Environment:  Classroom

What you will need to get started...
  • Be 16 years or older
  • Have legal right to live and work in the UK
  • To complete an initial Assessment session
  • An Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) meeting with one of our advisors
  • Assessment interview with course tutor.
  • Previous knowledge of ICT at Entry 3
Qualifications you will receive upon completion...

Level 1 AAT Access Award in Business Skills

What you will study...

Preparing for Work

  • Understand how organisations operate
  • Develop skills for the workplace
  • Be able to apply for a job

Using Numbers in Business

  • Work with numbers
  • Perform simple business calculations
  • Work with common decimals, fractions, percentages, proportions and ratios

Sales and Purchases in Business

  • Understand how sales and purchases support businesses
  • Understand principles of sales and purchases
  • Apply business procedures to sales and purchases


On completion of this qualification, learners will be equipped with strong foundation from which to progress to further study with AAT in either accountancy or bookkeeping or to pursue an alternative route in a variety of possible jobs such as:

  • Accounts Administrator
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Retail Assistant
  • Customer Service Advisor
  • Despatch Clerk/Warehouse Operative

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