Basic Accounting Course - CPD

Basic Accounting Certificate - CPD accredited

Our Basic Accounting Certificate is the best selling Basic Accounting Course and has been given the CPD accreditation and is the perfect course for anyone looking to work in accounts.

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The Accounting Course offers students the necessary information required to manage your business better or begin a career in the financial industry in the United Kingdom.

This online training course provides students with instruction that will put you on the path to beginning a career as a successful accountant.

Accounting plays a critical role in maintaining and processing the important financial information that helps to operate a profitable business. This is a wide subject that focuses not only on accounting records, but on bookkeeping, taxes and on all aspects of finance. In order to prepare you in this regard, this course offers you a comprehensive overview of what you can expect from your career in accounting and finance.

Introduction to the Accounting Course

As this is an online training course students have the ability to study curriculum whenever and wherever it is convenient for them. Many enrolled students are still able to work full time and maintain an active lifestyle.

Our study material is easily accessed across any device with an internet connection with online support available while you train. After successful completion of this course and a multiple choice exam, you will be awarded your certificate. For a small cost, we can post the certificate for you, or you can download and print it from home.

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Who is it for

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.


What You Will Learn

The accounting diploma course prepares students for a career in the financial industry by offering a comprehensive overview of accounting and finance.

This course will cover:

  • An introduction into the importance of accounting
  • A look at four ways to structure your business
  • How to deal with relevant government bodies, registering and filing
  • The benefits of a business bank account
  • How to set up a business bank account
  • Evaluating funding sources for your business
  • Dealing with money from customers
  • How to keep track of business costs and tax relief
  • The essentials of recordkeeping and bookkeeping
  • How to deal with taxes
  • Employing staff
  • Taking money out of your business
  • How to read the profits, cash and ratios in your accounts
  • Using forecasting methods to plan for the future
  • How to know if you need an accountant
  • Ethical practices of an accountant

Benefits of the Accounting Diploma

The Accounting Diploma offers students a variety of benefits.

These include the following:

  • The convenience of studying from home, or anywhere with an internet connection.
  • The ability to study at your own pace. There is no time limit for this course, so if it takes days, weeks or months, you can still complete your studies.
  • Study material that is available across any device with an internet connection including computers, tablets or mobile phones.
  • Convenient easy to manage course modules that make studying more enjoyable.
  • Online support available to help keep you focused while you study.
  • The opportunity to learn using a comprehensive syllabus that assists you in acquiring the knowledge necessary to start your career in accounting.
  • Improving your prospects while you apply for work in the financial industry.
  • After successful course completion, you will earn a certified and recognised diploma.
  • An affordable pricing structure.

Course Modules/Lessons

Module 1 : Introduction to the Importance of Accounting

Module 2 : Four Possible Ways in Which to Structure Your Business

Module 3 : Dealing with Relevant Government Bodies and Registering and Filing

Module 4 : Setting Up and the Benefits of a Business Bank Account

Module 5 : Evaluating the Sources of Funding for Your Business

Module 6 : Dealing with Money from Customers

Module 7: Keeping Track of Business Costs and Tax Relief

Module 8 : Essential Record Keeping and Bookkeeping

Module 9 : Dealing with Dreaded Taxes

Module 10 : Employing Staff

Module 11: Taking Money Out of Your Business

Module 12 : Reading your accounts Part I: Profit

Module 13: Reading your accounts Part II – Cash

Module 14: Reading your accounts Part III – Ratios

Module 15: Using Basic Forecasting Methods to Plan for the Future

Module 16 : Do You Need an Accountant?

Module 17 : The Daily Life and Ethical Practice of an Accountant

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Our Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. Now more than ever people are using the internet while on the move so our course has been designed to be fully compatible on tablets and smartphones so you can access your course on wifi, 3G or 4G.

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

All tests are online and are taken either during or after the course, these are included in the price.

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