Short introduction to bookkeeping
Time: 18:00 - 21:15
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CSBK01
Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
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.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
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?
Bring a calculator and pen and paper to take notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Introduction to business accounting, Introduction to Sage Payroll or Introduction to Sage accounts.
Fola has taught certified and noncertified Bookkeeping, Accounting& Finance, IT courses for over 10years in colleges and Adult Education Institutions. In addition to teaching and course-leading , she has the industry experience and has been able to leverage this in her teaching using practical experiences. She is passionate about International Development and continues to run projects abroad with colleagues with similar passion. She is a part-qualified accountant through her Chartered Secretaries & Administrator qualification (Finance stream). She has a degree in IT and is currently studying MBA
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.