Are you considering bookkeeping as a career and unsure were to start? Have you seen the numerous bookkeeping positions advertised nationally and thought to yourself I would love to be able to apply for that job? Then this is the perfect course for you.
This course is an ideal starting point into bookkeeping. It gives students a good foundation knowledge in the basics before progressing onto something slightly more challenging. An ideal way of finding out whether bookkeeping really is for you at an affordable cost.
There are no previous skills or qualifications required to register for this course. Ideal for total beginners.
This course consists of eight units in total. Assignments are to be completed at the end of each one.
- An Introduction to VAT
- Books of Original Entry
- Ledger Accounts
- Bank Reconciliation
- Trial Balance
- Business Documents
- Security of Data
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Every successful student will be awarded the Foundation Bookkeeping Certificate.
How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?
Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 35 hours overall, however you may take as long as you wish to complete. There is no time limit at all.
What is included in the price of my course?
· Official course manual.
· A4 ring binder
· Blank CD for storing coursework.
· Plain A4 paper.
· Pen and pencil.
· Freepost Envelopes.
· Unlimited email support (Monday to Friday)
This course comes enclosed in a study bag enabling you to transport your course anywhere you wish. Giving you total flexibility.
What if I need to ask a question relating to my course?
All students can email student support with any questions they may have from Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm.
How is my Coursework assessed?
You will be required to submit your assignments via email or alternatively you can use the freepost envelopes supplied in your study pack. (Freepost available to UK students only). Once received it will be assessed by student support and a report issued on your progress with any relevant comments. Three grades can be achieved PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION. All assignments can be re-submitted for regrading if necessary.
Will I be required to sit an exam?
This course is completed using continual assessment allowing us to closely monitor your progress. Therefore no examination is required.
What is the potential for earnings once I qualify?
Qualified bookkeepers are now commanding in the region of £18.000 - £22.000 Per Annum in employed positions. As a self employed bookkeeper you will be able to charge small businesses between £12.00 - £20.00 per hour for your services.