This Bookkeeping Course aims to give a thorough and clear understanding of the basic principles of Bookkeeping and introduce computerised accounting.

Course Format

The course runs for two days and is led by a Tutor in a virtual classroom environment. An assessment will follow revision and practical exercises.

Bookkeeping Course

Invoicing and Basic Bookkeeping entries:

– Completion of financial documents eg invoices, and credit notes
– Recording cash and credit transactions
– Practical explanation of double entry system
– Posting of ledgers and relevance of T accounts
– Preparing and balancing a bank reconciliation
– Petty Cash
Introduction to Accounting

– Year-end adjustments including accruals, depreciation, pre-payments etc.
– Journals
Trial Balances and Financial Statements

– Preparing a trial balance from raw data
– Extended trial balances and year-end adjustments
– Creating straightforward Profit & Loss and Balance sheet reports from trial balance.
Additional Info

This course explains the fundamentals of Bookkeeping and clearly explains the underlying principles. The course provides a clear explanation how this knowledge is applied with computerised bookkeeping and offers a supplement in computerised bookkeeping as an option. The course empowers accounts staff to understand their role rather than merely inputting data. This knowledge will assist greatly in their career development.

Dates and Duration

The two-day course runs from 10:30 to 16:30, with an exam to be completed later once revision and practice have been completed.

Suitable for

A variety of students including school leavers, office staff and for business people generally.


A clear understanding of the core building blocks of finance; skill needed for entry level financial jobs and pursue further training at higher level in Finance.


CPD Certification after successful completion.