Short introduction to bookkeeping

Course Dates: 10/05/24 - 31/05/24
Time: 18:30 - 21:30
Location: Online
Gain very basic knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate record keeping.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Short introduction to bookkeeping
  • Course Code: CBK02
  • Dates: 10/05/24 - 31/05/24
  • Time: 18:30 - 21:30
  • Taught: Fri, Evening
  • Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
  • Location: Online

Course Code: CBK02

Fri, eve, 10 May - 31 May '24

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

The course has been designed for the people who would like to be introduced to bookkeeping and gain understanding of basic elements of accounting.

Participants who will attend the full course will receive a City Lit certificate of attendance electronically for their CV or CPD records. The certificate will show your name, course title and dates of the course you have attended.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Double entries for invoices and credit notes
• Produce invoices with trade and settlement discounts
• Working with different tax codes.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Post an invoice, credit note, and payment
• Calculate invoices and credit notes with trade and settlement discounts
• Balance ledger accounts
• Obtain the trial balance.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Target of the course is to introduce you to the subject of bookkeeping and make you ready to enrol for Level 1 bookkeeping course. Familiarity with using a calculator and having basic numeracy skills and entry level 3 English are also recommended.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student will work on the given exercise sheet and course works. Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No other cost.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please click here to view our business skills courses.

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