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Essential Book-keeping

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  • Accreditation by Qualifications Register
  • 19 units
  • 342 guided learning hours

Essential Book-keeping

About the Level 3 Essential Bookkeeping Certificate

To put it simply, book keepers are in charge of keeping the books. By this, we mean that they are responsible for recording financial transactions for a business or organisation. Bookkeeping is the first step of the accounting process, and often bookkeepers will assist in preparing work for the accountants. Accountants will then interpret, analyse and report on the information.

This distance learning course has been designed to help you develop as a bookkeeper. The course itself aims to help students define industry specific language and understand the bookkeeping basics. During their time at Stonebridge College, individuals will learn about subjects such as: VAT calculations, cashbooks, wages and salaries and credit control.

Who should study this course?

Essentially, this home learning course is bookkeeping for beginners. Whether you want to find employment as a bookkeeper or you are starting out in business, studying this bookkeeping course online will help you to understand the processes.

Here at Stonebridge, we don’t ask for our students to have any prior qualifications. All you need is the ability to access our online portal, the motivation to keep up with your home study schedule, and an interest in developing your bookkeeping skills.

What happens after the course?

By the end of the course you will have a fundamental understanding of what it takes to be a bookkeeper. You will be familiar with the processes and be capable of performing them independently. If you enjoyed studying, you may even choose to progress to an accounting qualification.

If you don’t fancy further study after this bookkeeping short course, you will be eligible to apply for a number of bookkeeping roles. If you are in the process of starting up your own business, you will now be able to effectively manage your own finances. This qualification can lead to jobs such as:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Small business owner

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Essential Book-keeping Diploma

Essential Book-keeping Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by ABC Awards: Level 3 Essential Book-keeping Certificate of Achievement

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 Stonebridge Associated Colleges 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 3 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 Stonebridge Associated Colleges 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.

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

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Who are ABC Awards and Certa Awards

ABC Awards and Certa Awards

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.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

Studyguide

ICB Level 2 Bookkeeping syllabus and examination requirements

Tutor Marked Assignments

Introduction to Bookkeeping

  • Introduction
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • Accounts
  • Debit and credit entries & VAT
  • A simple business venture – the cash book

The Accounts Books

  • Bank and cash records
  • The ledger
  • The day books
  • VAT records
  • Business documents
  • Memorandum items
  • Wages and salaries
  • Stock records
  • The journal

Using the accounts

  • Trading accounts
  • Profit & loss account
  • The trial balance
  • The balance sheet
  • Accounts of clubs and societies
  • Credit control

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Essential Book-keeping

About the Level 3 Essential Bookkeeping Certificate

To put it simply, book keepers are in charge of keeping the books. By this, we mean that they are responsible for recording financial transactions for a business or organisation. Bookkeeping is the first step of the accounting process, and often bookkeepers will assist in preparing work for the accountants. Accountants will then interpret, analyse and report on the information.

This distance learning course has been designed to help you develop as a bookkeeper. The course itself aims to help students define industry specific language and understand the bookkeeping basics. During their time at Stonebridge College, individuals will learn about subjects such as: VAT calculations, cashbooks, wages and salaries and credit control.

Who should study this course?

Essentially, this home learning course is bookkeeping for beginners. Whether you want to find employment as a bookkeeper or you are starting out in business, studying this bookkeeping course online will help you to understand the processes.

Here at Stonebridge, we don’t ask for our students to have any prior qualifications. All you need is the ability to access our online portal, the motivation to keep up with your home study schedule, and an interest in developing your bookkeeping skills.

What happens after the course?

By the end of the course you will have a fundamental understanding of what it takes to be a bookkeeper. You will be familiar with the processes and be capable of performing them independently. If you enjoyed studying, you may even choose to progress to an accounting qualification.

If you don’t fancy further study after this bookkeeping short course, you will be eligible to apply for a number of bookkeeping roles. If you are in the process of starting up your own business, you will now be able to effectively manage your own finances. This qualification can lead to jobs such as:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Small business owner

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0121 392 8288

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Essential Book-keeping Diploma

Essential Book-keeping Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by ABC Awards: Level 3 Essential Book-keeping Certificate of Achievement

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 Stonebridge Associated Colleges 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 3 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 Stonebridge Associated Colleges 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.

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

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Who are ABC Awards and Certa Awards

ABC Awards and Certa Awards

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.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

Studyguide

ICB Level 2 Bookkeeping syllabus and examination requirements

Tutor Marked Assignments

Introduction to Bookkeeping

  • Introduction
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • Accounts
  • Debit and credit entries & VAT
  • A simple business venture – the cash book

The Accounts Books

  • Bank and cash records
  • The ledger
  • The day books
  • VAT records
  • Business documents
  • Memorandum items
  • Wages and salaries
  • Stock records
  • The journal

Using the accounts

  • Trading accounts
  • Profit & loss account
  • The trial balance
  • The balance sheet
  • Accounts of clubs and societies
  • Credit control

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
Enrol for just £19.99
Spread the cost over 10 months
(no credit check required)
Call one of the team to get started TODAY
Ends midnight Monday 21st October

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