Bookkeepers Course

We have developed a free 8-week course for people who want to learn what they need to start a new career in bookkeeping.

It is an introductory course that offers a deep and practical foundation in book-keeping and accounting. The bookkeeping and accounting skills that are covered are suitable for all types of organisations, such as businesses, charities and communal groups. The main objective of the course is to offer the opportunity to everyone to take a solid first step on the path to a new career.

The course has been developed as a series of eight weekly presentations which cover the core principles of bookkeeping and accounting. It also provides optional modules which cover specific aspects of bookkeeping and accounting which candidates may choose to watch as and when they may be needed.

Core Principles

  • Introduction to the Course (13 mins)

  • Week 1: Basic Accounting Principles (31 mins)

  • Week 2: The Profit and Loss Account (28 mins)

  • Week 3: Bank Reconciliations (41 mins)

  • Week 4: Double Entry (40 mins)

  • Week 5: Practical Examples (46 mins)

  • Week 6: The Balance Sheet (34 mins)

  • Week 7: Balance Sheet Principles (37 mins)

  • Week 8: Computerised Accounting (51 mins)

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Bookkeeping Modules

  • Intro. to Google Drive Spreadsheets (38 mins)

  • Accruals, Prepayments and Expenses

  • Computer Accounting Configuration

  • Debtors and Creditors

  • Fixed Assets

  • Laws, Taxes and Social Responsibility accounting

  • Stock (Inventory) and Work in Progress

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