Develop an understanding of the basics of bookkeeping and its place within accounting. If you’re thinking about accountancy as a job, or thinking of setting up your own bookkeeping business, this course can provide the perfect foundation of knowledge and the stepping stone you need to boost your career.
Comprehensive and convenient
The course is broken down into chunks with a quiz at the end to help you recap and remember everything you have learned. Learn a glossary of accounting terms, the basic principles of double entry bookkeeping, the importance of bookkeeping in business, accounting categories and much more.
The course is a taster and shouldn’t take long to complete but, as a distance learner, you can be flexible on the length of time it takes you to finish and plan the amount of time you can spend completing your learning. The nature of online learning enables you to study anywhere and at any time.
Key Learning Points
Glossary of accounting terms: Equip yourself with the language necessary to make your way in the world of accounting and bookkeeping.
Double entry bookkeeping: Delve into the history of double-entry bookkeeping and why it remains the key concept underpinning financial accounting today
Bookkeeping in business: Discover the importance of bookkeeping in business, why and what kinds of records are necessary and what the legal requirements are
Three fundamental concepts: Explore the three fundamental concepts underpinning double entry bookkeeping
Accounting categories and dual effect examples: Discover the five key accounting categories and how various transactions fit into them
Units of Study
Basic Bookkeeping: Introduction to this learning area
Useful aide memoirs
Some games to help you learn
Basic Bookkeeping : Learning session 1
Basic Bookkeeping : Learning session 2
Basic Bookkeeping : Learning session 3
Basic bookkeeping progress test