Bookkeeping Course – CPD Accredited


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This course is accredited by the CPD. The Continuing Professional Development Institute is recognised by many professional bodies, including the Accountancy bodies. It accredits courses with a high quality of learning and career skills development. The bookkeeping course aims to ensure that the participant gains a strong comprehension of the introductory elements of finance and bookkeeping and the ability to use double-entry accounting in work-simulated examples.

Bookkeeping Course

This is a tutor-led virtual classroom course that is held over two days. It includes an assessment that can be taken at a later date if more revision and practical exercises are needed. The trainer is an experienced Financial professional and trainer.

Course Content

Financial Documentation and making basic accounts entries:

  • The completion of financial documents such as invoices and credit notes
  • The recording of cash and credit transactions and a practical explanation of the double-entry system.
  • Posting of ledgers and relevance of T accounts
  • The preparation and balancing of a bank reconciliation
  • What is Petty Cash

An Introduction to High-Level Accountancy

  • Making adjustments to the ledger for accruals, prepayments closing stock etc.
  • What are journals?

The Trial Balance

  • How to prepare a trial balance by making entries to the financial system
  • Creating an extended TB with any additional journals

Balance Sheet and P&L: The Financial Statements

  • How to use the Trial Balance to create a simple Profit & Loss and Balance sheet

Benefits of taking the course

  • The course delivers an excellent introduction to the principles of finance and bookkeeping.
  • It is a great foundation for further study or a sound grounding for starting work in an accounts/finance department.
  • It is beneficial to existing staff in a finance department, as it helps to develop a better comprehension of finance so that they can problem solve and correct errors in their daily role, rather than being limited to following procedure notes.
  • It is a great foundation for pursuing an education and career in a higher level of finance.

Dates and Duration

A 2-day course that runs from 10:30 to 16:30.

Suitable for

The course can suit a variety of students who are looking to develop knowledge in Accounting and Bookkeeping. It is beginner-level, so prior knowledge is not required.


Successful completion of the course and assessment will result in CPD Certification. This will give you a recognised and well-reputed qualification to broaden your career options.