Bookkeeping For Beginners

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Bookkeeping For Beginners

QLS Endorsed Course

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Learn how to manage business finances with ease and maintain financial records efficiently with the Bookkeeping For Beginners . 

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping and familiarise with the role and responsibilities of a bookkeeper in detail. It includes step-by-step training on how to manage manual and computerised systems, with an introduction to the functionality of bookkeeping. You will learn how to handle different financial accounts, including the primary ledgers, and how to prepare a balance sheet for analysing the financial health of a business. 

On successful completion, you will have a solid understanding of the types of bookkeeping accounts, the duties of a bookkeeper and the skills required to fast track your career.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the main differences between bookkeeping and accounting
  • Familiarise with the different types of banking systems 
  • Learn about trial balances, cash books, t-accounts, debits and credits
  • Get step-by-step training on reconciling the bank and supplier statements
  • Develop your knowledge of petty cash and learn how to manage a petty cash account for your business
  • Broaden your understanding of the different types of tax such as direct and indirect
  • Understand the differences between accounts payable and accounts receivable 

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Who is this Course for?

This course is suitable for those who are pursuing a career in bookkeeping and want to gain an Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme,  fundamental skills, and knowledge to kickstart their career. There are no entry requirements for this course, however, having good numerical skills is beneficial.


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. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

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

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £9 and the hard copy for £15. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £22.

Career Path

On successful completion of this course, learners will have the practical skills and knowledge to explore a wide range of career opportunities in bookkeeping. An entry-level qualification in bookkeeping can help open doors for the following roles:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accountant/Bookkeeper

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
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate QLS 00:00:00
Bookkeeping For Beginners

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