|Course at QLS||Level 4|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||400 Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Looking for a flexible Certified Bookkeeper Course to suit your busy lifestyle? Ready to take your career in accountancy and finance a step further? Enrol online with Oxford Home Study Centre, for the chance to boost your CV with an endorsed Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and Accounting! This exclusive Level 4 Bookkeeping Diploma provides a fascinating introduction to the art of effective bookkeeping, along with the importance of accurate accountancy and financial planning in business. Study essential payroll accounting terminology, the functions and objectives of balance sheets, end of period procedures and more. Enjoy complete tutor support start to finish, with all study aids and learning resources included in the initial fee. Get started on your endorsed Certificate 4 in Bookkeeping today, or contact Oxford Home Study Centre anytime for more information.
Why Study Bookkeeping?
Worldwide, businesses of all shapes and sizes hire bookkeepers to oversee their financial performance. The result of which is a huge and dynamic job market for qualified candidates. For some, the dream is to secure a lucrative position with an established employer. For others, it’s all about setting up solo and becoming a self-employed bookkeeper. Just as long as money makes the world go round, the world will need an extensive contingency of qualified and capable bookkeepers. With demand at an all-time high, there’s never been a better time to get started. Just as long as you’ve a knack for numbers and a flawless eye for detail, you’ve already covered the basics!
Oxford Home Study Centre is committed to affordable, accessible and enjoyable education for candidates worldwide. This fully-endorsed Level 4 Bookkeeping Diploma takes place over a series of seven engaging modules, which conclude with online assessment your tutor will mark and return with feedback:
Module 1 - Introduction to Bookkeeping
The course begins with a broad overview of the bookkeeping profession, detailing the functions and objectives of the services provided by bookkeepers. Additional concepts and terminology introduced include accounts payable, depreciation, expenses, revenues, income statements, equity, liabilities, assets and balance sheets.
Module 2 - Accounting Methods, Concepts and Standard
Module two discusses standardisation in accountancy and the potential benefits of standardisation (national and international). The concept of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is also introduced, along with several important accountancy methods and additional bookkeeping concepts.
Module 3 - Keeping Track of your Business
Learners are then introduced to some of the most important bookkeeping documents and records for tracking business performance. Topics covered include accounts payable and accounts receivable, the differences between journals and ledgers, the advantages of journals, subdivision of journals and the importance of strategic cash management.
Module 4 - Understanding Balance Sheet
A more detailed exploration of balance sheets and the objectives of financial statements follows in module four. Candidates learn how to prepare and adjust a balance sheet, while considering the various different types of assets and liabilities, helpful guidelines for effective balance sheet analysis and an introduction to working capital.
Module 5 - Financial Statements
Module five continues the exploration of financial statements, focusing heavily on working capital and its applications. The importance of effective working capital management is discussed, along with preparation of cash flow statements, internal/external sources of funds and how to effectively establish working capital requirements.
Module 6 - Payroll Accounting Terminology
The sixth module takes another look at some of the most important terminology in accountancy, payroll and bookkeeping. Candidates learn the meaning of gross wages, net wages, salary deferrals, employee benefits, accrued leave, government payroll returns, employer tax expenses and more.
Module 7 - End of Period Procedures
Concluding the course, module seven focuses on end-of-period procedures, including depreciating assets, reconciling cash, reconciling investments, working with the trial balance, dealing with bad debt and posting any required adjustments or corrections.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
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.
Career opportunities in bookkeeping an accountancy are wide open for ambitious and enthusiastic candidates. Whether the dream is to secure a lucrative position with an established employer or set up your own business from scratch, your success story starts today. Typical job titles in the field of bookkeeping and accountancy include payroll manager, cost analysis specialist, project manager, billing supervisor, accounting specialist, bookkeeping assistant, senior bookkeeper and many more besides. Qualified and experienced accountancy personnel can earn anything from £20,000 to more than £50,000.
Who Should Take This Course?
At Oxford Home Study Centre, we take pride in helping ambitious candidates worldwide achieve their career goals. This exclusive Level 4 Bookkeeping Diploma may prove of particular interest to the following applicants:
From start to finish, your assigned tutor will provide all the support you need to successfully complete your course. Sign up online in just a few clicks, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information.