Accounting Software Award (AAT)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This course is designed to provide you with comprehensive training in the latest accountancy and book-keeping software. You will receive training using the SAGE Accounting package to develop your understanding and practical skills in computerised book-keeping and accounting for use in the workplace.

Completing this course is ideal to improve your job prospects or help with a career change. It would also be useful if you`re a small business owner who employs staff but don`t want to have to pay for external bookkeeping services. It may prove valuable to consider sending your staff for training and development in this field.

Record routine and non-routine book-keeping and accounting transactions; produce appropriate financial and management reports.
Your training is based around setting up a computerised system and processing transactions for a fictitious organisation allowing you to develop practical skills which you can readily apply to your own real work or business needs.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. An interest in computerised accountancy and bookkeeping.

Progression Routes

Advanced Accounting Diploma (AAT)

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level