|Course Level||Level 2|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||125 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Across private and public sectors alike, outstanding accountancy is a universal priority. Regardless of the purpose of the business, flawless financial management is critical. This applies just as much to non-profit charity groups as to multi-national conglomerates – strong accounting and finance management breeds strong performance. In reverse, inaccurate or generally poor accountancy can singlehandedly bring about the failure of even the largest organisations. To master the basics of accountancy is to become an extraordinarily valuable business asset.
This introductory accountancy course online, lays a strong foundation for additional study or career advancement. Suitable for those with no prior experience or financial knowledge, four intensive modules gradually introduce the mechanics of business accountancy. Along with an overview of accountancy’s role in the modern business, candidates are provided with a breakdown of key financial reports, a comparison of various types of accounting and an introduction to key financial analysis tools. Accounting course online, concludes with an exploration of the basics of budgeting, priming candidates for long-term success in an extraordinary variety of business settings.
This certificate in accounting online, is delivered over four in-depth modules:
Module 1 – Introduction to Accounting
The course begins by providing candidates with a broad overview of contemporary corporate accountancy, incorporating a breakdown and investigation of the business accounting cycle. Course content also introduces General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), along with an outline of several important governing organisations.
Module 2 – Key Reports
Course Module 2 focuses more specifically on essential accountancy reports and important business documents – each of which is broken down and its respective core elements discussed in-depth. Candidates build an understanding of retained earnings statements, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, business credits and debts, double-entry accounting and more.
Module 3 – Tools for Financial Analysis
Course content in the following unit focuses on essential tools for financial analysis, of value to the corporate accountant. Along with an introduction to professional ratio utilisation when making key decisions, candidates study several key graphs and charts, along with the role and importance of annual business reports.
Module 4 – The Basics of Budgeting
Bringing the course to a close, the basics of budgeting are discussed in Module 4 – specifically why accurate budgeting is of such pivotal importance in business. Candidates analyse the budgeting process and its core elements, along with budget definition techniques, essential accountancy IT skills, an exploration of contemporary accountancy software and more.
Paying in Instalments: £340(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 10
Each Instalment: £27
Pay in Full: (£60 Discount) £280
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual 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.