Business Skills (AAT) (Level 5)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


The Level 1 Award in Business Skills certificate, offers students the opportunity to develop key practical skills used in every business as a route into employment. On completion of this qualification, learners will also be equipped with a strong foundation from which to progress to further study with AAT in either accountancy or bookkeeping if they would like to do so.

This qualification will particularly suit those learners with minimal work experience or those who require additional support to progress.

This may include adult returners, those on traineeships seeking basic employability skills or those who want to study higher level.

What you will learn:

Understanding business; Working in the business environment; Using numbers in business; Social networking.

You will develop Meta Skills in:

Initiative; Communication; Collaborating; Creativity.

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

20 weeks


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level