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In this course you will learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping, such as the ledger, the cash book, and sales and purchases. You'll explore double entry book-keeping and trial balances, before going on to learn about the journal, bank accounts and balance sheets.
To complete an Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping training package you need to complete these chapters:
Chapter 1: Accounting Introduction
Chapter 2: Sales Documentation and the Accounting Equation
Chapter 3: Customers and Suppliers
Chapter 4: Sales, Purchases and Returns
Chapter 5: Cash Books
Chapter 6: Trial Balance
A closer look...
Using online learning the course takes you through the process from First Principles and Core Concepts to Final Accounts, giving you an in-depth knowledge and set of skills which will make you an asset in any business while allowing you to study at your own pace in your own time. This course will create a strong foundation for any further education into accounting and chartered accounting, or learning the basics before jumping into the world of Sage.
Career & Job Opportunities
Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping enjoys lucrative career paths for a variety of high demand and vibrant accounting roles. Below is a short list of the range of career opportunities offered to VCPs:
- Cashier / Clerical Assistant ;
- Accounts Clerk ;
- Payroll Administrator ;
- Ledger Clerk ;
- Accounts Supervisor ;
- Accounts Manager ;
The salaries of the jobs listed above range from £18,500pa to £37,500pa with more than 81% being offered a salary of more than £24,700pa.
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We will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT after completing your Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Working with JobcentrePlus and our Recruitment Partners across the UK, we will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT (an not in any job) through job interviews and applications. We aim to get you in an IT job role on completion of your Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping. If you have no qualification or background in IT, we will provide you with the necessary training for the experience required. For existing Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping professionals, we can upgrade your qualifications and improve your career prospects. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in I.T - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think, once you learn the basics.
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The course overview
The Basic Account and Bookkeeping Training is the latest generation in accounting and bookkeeping skills and as such there is no current retirement plan for its exams. Below is a breakdown of the modules for this certification and how they are made up.
Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping
This course is set out in the following module:
- Accounting Introduction
- Sales Documentation and the Accounting Equation
- Customers and Suppliers
- Sales, Purchases and Returns
- Cash Books
This course is suitable for...
A fun and enjoyable way to build a fresh career
Teachers & I.T professionals
A prestigious qualification which will distinguish you from the crowd of 21st century geeks
Looking to start a healthy, rewarding & lucrative career in I.T
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Will it provide you with the skills that you need, or the career you'd like to explore? If you are not 100% sure that it's correct for you then we highly recommend that you experience our trial courses and assessments to get an accurate insight to the Basic Accounting and Bookkeeping certification. You can sign up for this below or use it to ask our lecturers some questions. You can also call us on 0800 622 69 69 and speak to one of our course advisers and they will help you choose the perfect certification tailored to your needs.
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