Bookkeeping - Level 1 Award

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Start Date: 12 September 2022
Duration: 16 Weeks
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

Start Date: 30 January 2023
Duration: 16 Weeks
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Location: Centre for Lifelong Learning, Finsbury Park

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course provides you with an introduction to manual bookkeeping, allowing you to move on to further study in either accountancy or bookkeeping, or to process to a new position in your current job and industry.

You will develop an understanding of the role of the bookkeeper, including the need for confidentiality and accuracy in their work, and theory such as how to identify assets, liabilities, income and expenses. The course will show you how to identify profit and loss, and the differences between trading for cash and trading on credit. You will also develop the skills to process customer and supplier transactions, to enter receipts and payments into the cash book and check amounts against the bank statement in preparation for bank reconciliation.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Understanding the role of the bookkeeper
  • Understanding financial transactions
  • Processing customer and supplier transactions
  • Processing receipts and payments

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You do not need to have any previous qualifications.

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The qualification is assessed in one end-of-qualification assessment.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, or into employment in bookkeeping roles.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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