When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Course Code K24BEFA05A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This qualification will develop complex skills and knowledge necessary to work in a bookkeeping role or to progress to higher level accountancy roles or study. Students completing this qualification will become competent in financial processes including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping and preparing financial statements. They will also be introduced to business issues regarding payroll and value added tax (VAT), including an understanding of the documents and reports produced on payroll software, timescales for submissions and payment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the accounting principles underlaying final accounts preparation
  • Understand the principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping.
  • Implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets
  • Prepare and record depreciation calculations
  • Record period end adjustments
  • Produce and extend the trial balance.
  • Produce financial statements for sole traders and partnerships.
  • Interpret financial statements using profitability ratios
  • Prepare accounting records from incomplete information
  • Review and verify VAT returns
  • Understand principles of payroll.
  • Report information within the organisation

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: Certificate in Bookkeeping [AAT]

Entry requirements

This qualification is suitable for those who have completed the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping/ Accounting and may help students already working in a bookkeeping role to progress by offering them formal recognition of their skills


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • This course may be available for free, or via a Student Loan