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Bookkeeping - Level 1
Course Level Level 1
Endorsed By Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 80 Hours Approx.
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 98 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 140.00 £ 42
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Pay in Instalments
£ 16 Deposit & 10 payments of £ 4 / Month
Total Fee: £ 140 £ 56
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Basic Bookkeeping Course

Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer an extensive range of Bookkeeping courses to suit all experience and skill levels. This exclusive Level 1 Basic Bookkeeping Course is ideal for newcomers, providing an entry-level introduction to this fascinating field.  Enrol on this endorsed Basic Bookkeeping Course Online and enjoy the freedom to study in your own time, with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about.  Study the functions and objectives of bookkeeping activities, alongside an introduction to key accounting concepts and a breakdown of business balance sheets.  With no prior knowledge or experience required, this exclusive course could help you take the next big step in your career journey. Sign up for our exclusive Level 1 Bookkeeping Course Online, or contact a member of our student support team for more information.

Why Study Bookkeeping?

An endorsed Bookkeeping Certificate could pave the way for a rewarding career for life.  Some bookkeepers work through the ranks to become permanent accountancy personnel with established employers.  Others prefer the idea of becoming their own boss, setting up their own bookkeeping agencies or offering their services on a freelance basis.  Worldwide, demand for talented accountancy personnel is at an all-time high.  Businesses of all shapes and sizes rely on talented bookkeepers to oversee their financial performance.  Begin working towards a career in bookkeeping today and there’s no telling where tomorrow will take you!

Oxford Home Study Centre welcomes ambitious and enthusiastic candidates from all over the world.  This fully endorsed Level 1 Bookkeeping Certificate is delivered over a series of three modules, each of which concludes with an online assessment for submission to your assigned tutor:

Module 1 - Introduction to Bookkeeping

Module one covers the fundamentals of bookkeeping, introducing candidates to the most important bookkeeping terminology.  Topics covered include payroll, journals, inventory, interest, ledgers, depreciation, expenses, revenues, equity, liability, income statements and balance sheets.

Module 2 - Accounting Concepts and Methods

Module two explores some of the most important concepts and methods in professional bookkeeping, along with the potential benefits of standardisation in accountancy.  The concept of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is also discussed, alongside some of the key differences between standardisation in the UK and the USA.

Module 3 - Understanding Balance sheets

Module three provides a more detailed overview of the functions and objectives of balance sheets, in which candidates learn how to both prepare and adjust a balance sheet.  The purpose of financial statements in general is discussed, along with how to calculate net worth, tips for effective balance sheet analysis and an overview of the various different types of liabilities.

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Paying in Instalments: £140 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £20

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £10

Pay in Full: (£41 Discount) £99

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme 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 Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre 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 1 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 Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme 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.

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme 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, Quality Licence Scheme 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.

Career opportunities in bookkeeping and accountancy are wide open for qualified and capable candidates.  With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, this endorsed Level 1 Bookkeeping Certificate could pave the way for a successful career in the field.  Work towards a lucrative position with an established employer, or use your skills and knowledge to go into business as a freelance bookkeeper.  Typical salaries in the field of bookkeeping and accountancy range from £20,000 to more than £50,000, depending on location and experience.

Who Should Take This Course?

At Oxford Home Study Centre, we take pride in offering the web’s most affordable, accessible and enjoyable distance learning opportunities. This introductory Level 1 Bookkeeping Certificate was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers with no bookkeeping or accountancy experience
  • Members of the workforce pursuing promotion
  • Accountancy workers who lack formal qualifications
  • Entrepreneurs and prospective business owners
  • Anyone interested in self-employment opportunities
  • Jobseekers looking to boost their employability

With all study aids and learning resources are included in the initial fee, our exclusive bookkeeping courses represent unbeatable value for money.  Sign up in seconds online, or get in touch with Oxford Home Study Centre anytime or for more information.

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