The field of accountancy is highly disciplined, highly skilled and highly respected. Demand for qualified accountants in the UK is at an all-time high, with some estimates suggesting that at least 80,000 more will be needed within the next 20 years.
|Course at QLS||Level 2|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|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 Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.