Accounting - Basics

Inspire London College


£45 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
120 Hours
Awarded by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK)
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

76 students purchased this course


**This is an Endorsed Accounting Certificate (Level 1)***You will receive an *Endorsed Certificate* from ** an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation **

Professional studies in Accounting and Finance is of the great importance for the candidates who are seeking to develop the new skills for accounting management. Inspire London College presents an inclusive Certificate course in accounting and finance and provides a detailed introduction to the accounting discipline. The course enlightens the role performed by the accountants in modern businesses and how different financial reports can be prepared and analysed to understand the financial situation of a firm. Inspire London College’s management and teaching staff will be there for your assistance for 24 hours a day and 7 days in a week. After enrolling for this course you will get access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) /Moodle and all the study materials and assessments will be available /Moodle.


What’s included?

The following is included for online study with ICL:

  • Course materials that include lecture notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that challenge you to apply your knowledge.
  • Assessment resources accessible through our online learning platform 24/7.
  • A professional one-to-one tutor to provide all-inclusive assistance throughout the course by online.
  • Upon successful completion students will receive an **Endorsed Certificate** from Ofqual recognize awarding organisation.


This Course provides the knowledge that will enable you to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of Accounting and Finance
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities performed by accountants in modern organizations
  • Prepare and analyse different type of financial reports such as balance sheet, profit and loss statement, cash flow statement etc.

Course Syllabus

Level 1 Certificate in Accounting and Finance is 30 credits Endorsed certificate. To achieve a Level 1 Certificate in Accounting and Finance learner must have to achieve minimum 03 units with 30 Credits.

Mandatory Units

  1. Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  2. Accountant Roles and Responsibilities in Modern Organizations
  3. Understanding to Financial Reports


Successful completion of this course lead candidate toward following courses:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Level 3 Diploma in Forensic Accounting

Who is this course for?

Anyone who is interested in the discipline of Accounting and Finance or want to establish a successful career in this field of study can be the part of Accounting and Finance Online Course. Without any prior knowledge in Accounting and Finance the learners can take this course and in addition to this there are no age restrictions. Thus anyone who is passionate and ambitious about Accounting and Finance can take the course. There are no specific dates or deadlines for admission and you can enrol anytime on this course.


There are no precise requirements for Level 1 Certificate in Accounting and Finance as no prior knowledge and experience of Accounting and Finance is required. As age limit matters for accredited certificate therefore you must be over 16 for this Certificate level course.

Career path

Career Paths

After taking this course you will be eligible for number of career paths such as;

  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Accountant

Questions and answers

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Zahra shahbazi asked:

Hi What about exam?


There is no exam for this course. Inspire London College is a distance learning institute, so all the courses delivered are assessed by reports / assignments online. At the end of each unit the Learner has to submit the assignment online on VLE/Moodle.

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MC asked:

I am looking for a new start. Would doing these courses assist me to become and actual accountant or do I need to start elsewhere first? Thank you.


The Accounting - Basic course is Level 1 Certificate and will introduce you to the basics of accounting and finance.

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Shona Baxter asked:

What do i need to complete this course, is it all computer based?


Inspire London College is a distance learning institute, so all the courses delivered are assessed by reports/assignments online. At the end of each unit the Learner has to submit the assignment online on VLE/Moodle.

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Stewart Hurd asked:

Do you have a time limit to complete the 120 hour course? I am thinking of doing this with my team at work and trying to understand the timescales?


Its a self-paced course depend on how much time you spend and maximum time to complete is 6 months with tutor support.

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Charmaine asked:

Do I have to purchase the Endorsed Certificate or is it optional?


Yes, Student have to purchase the Endorsed Certificate after completion of course.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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