Bookkeeping Course

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Learn the basics of bookkeeping and fast track your career in this field with the Bookkeeping Course course. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards –  an organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

If you’re a small business owner or trainee accountant and want to develop your practical knowledge to implement effective bookkeeping systems, this training program is for you. This online bookkeeping certification is designed to equip you with the necessary information and skills to manage your accounts efficiently. It also explores the role of a professional bookkeeper in detail, and the strategies and tools required to help boost cash flow. 

This course provides an in-depth understanding of fundamental topics such as forecasting, invoicing, budgeting, and balance sheets. On completion, you will have the expertise to keep track of your income and expenditure with ease.

Learning Objectives

  • Have a thorough understanding of the Accountancy profession
  • Be qualified to cater to clients’ accountancy needs
  • Create profit and loss and balance sheets, debtors and creditors lists
  • Save you time by doing your bookkeeping more efficiently and accurately
  • Manage financial transactions and protect businesses from loss and damage
  • Learn to maintain your accounting records to a higher standard
  • Better manage the cash flow of your business
  • Understand how quality bookkeeping management plays a vital role in running a business successfully

Who is this Course for?

This endorsed Bookkeeping Course is ideal for those looking to break into the financial accounting sector who wish to develop their practical knowledge. On successful completion, this recognised qualification will open a window of opportunities when it comes to working in this industry. Training is also essential for small to medium-sized business owners to manage accounts more efficiently. This entry-level introduction to bookkeeping requires no prior experience and is open to individuals from all academic backgrounds.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification.  For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the fee of £38. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9.

Career path

Taking this course will fast track your career and provide you with invaluable skills required for the following roles:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Assurance Manager
  • Financial Assurance Specialist
  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Auditor
  • Senior Budget Analyst

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the course
Introduction 00:02:00
Introduction to Bookkeeping
Introduction to Bookkeeping 00:15:00
Final Quiz Exam – Introduction to Bookkeeping 00:10:00
Bookkeeping systems
Manual System 00:08:00
Computerised Systems 00:10:00
How it Fits Together 00:08:00
Final Quiz Exam – Bookkeeping systems 00:10:00
Basics of Bookkeeping
Bookkeeping Basics 00:25:00
Final Quiz Exam – Basics of Bookkeeping 00:10:00
The functionality of bookkeeping
Ledgers 00:10:00
Trial Balance and Coding 00:10:00
PNL Account and Balance Sheet 00:04:00
Final Quiz Exam – The functionality of bookkeeping 00:10:00
On a personal note
AILE Personal 00:05:00

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