<h2><strong>AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) courses</strong></h2> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Bold">AAT </span></strong><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Light">is<span style="color:black"> the UK&rsquo;s leading professional body offering skills-based accountancy and finance qualifications. Their </span></span><strong><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Bold">qualifications<span style="color:#008148"> </span></span></strong><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Light"><span style="color:black">are practical, internationally recognised and can open doors in any industry across the world.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Light"><span style="color:black">AAT is open to everyone &ndash; you don&rsquo;t need previous qualifications or experience, and you can work at a pace that fits in with your lifestyle. Whether you&rsquo;re looking for your first job in accountancy, want to change careers, or simply want to enhance your existing accounting skills, AAT will give you the training you need. AAT also offers an excellent route into chartered accountancy. If you choose to further your studies with one of the leading chartered professional bodies, such as ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA, your AAT qualification will give you generous exemptions. Your AAT qualification could also give you the opportunity to run your own practice.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:AcuminPro-Bold"><span style="color:black">We are offering the following courses, all starting in January 2024:</span></span></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong>Level 1 AAT Business Skills:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#202124">This Level 1 qualification&nbsp;</span><span style="color:#040c28">covers a range of skills and relevant supporting knowledge to help prepare students for applying numbers in business and working in a business environment</span><span style="color:#202124">. It will give students an understanding of: how different organisations operate.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong>Level 1 Bookkeeping:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#040c28">An introduction to the principles of double-entry bookkeeping, assets, profit and loss identification and other elements of a bookkeeper role</span><span style="color:#202124">. AAT Access is a short qualification that introduces you to fundamental business and finance skills.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong>Level 2 Bookkeeping:</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#202124">The purpose of the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is&nbsp;</span><span style="color:#040c28">to ensure that </span>learners<span style="color:#040c28"> have the solid bookkeeping skills necessary for most finance roles</span><span style="color:#202124">. This qualification comprises two mandatory units (115 guided learning hours in total): Introduction to Bookkeeping &bull; Principles of Bookkeeping Controls.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#202124">If you are interested in any of the courses above come along to our information, assessment and enrolment session either Monday 11 December or Tuesday 12 December, at 10am, 12noon or 2pm to First Steps Learning Centre, Islington Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent,<a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/Fieldway+Cres,+London+N5+1PF/@51.5492338,-0.1097307,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m6!3m5!1s0x48761b7061ca0f23:0x22656ce4541312ec!8m2!3d51.5492337!4d-0.1071558!16s%2Fg%2F1v2pppz8?entry=ttu"> N5 1PF.</a></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:18px">Please bring the following, if the following applies to you:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:18px">Non-UK nationals - Residency and identification e.g. a Biometric Residency card and a household bill no older than 3 months old</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:18px">If you are in paid employment and earning less than &pound;25,642 per gross annum, e.g. a payslip or universal credit statement no older than 3 months</span></li> </ul>