**Accounting**Diploma Level 4 **Accountancy**Account Management**Accounting and Finance****Endorsed Certificate from Ofqual's regulated Awarding Body*** Discover what it takes to succeed in the dynamic world of Accounting and finance, with this fully-accredited Level 4 Accounting Diploma! Study from anywhere in the world at a pace that suits you, for the chance to join one of the most rewarding and potentially-lucrative industries. Accounting helps businesses to measure, monitor and plan their operations. Accounting Businesses worldwide rely on the knowledge, talents and input of professional accountants to remain both profitable and viable. Build the skills and confidence in this Accounting field to work as a qualified Accountant and there’s no telling where your career may take you!
What is Accounting?
Accounting course take students from the basic Accounting fundamentals to the various accounting concepts used by the accountants for keeping records of the capital expenditure of a company. From understanding debits and credits and using simple T-accounts to closing out the accounts at the end of an Accounting period, producing the statement of retained earnings and balance sheet, you will learn how each step is completed in Accounting.
Over the Accounting course of 10 insightful modules, learners are gradually introduced to the mechanics of corporate Accounting, along with an exploration of the importance and potential value of proactive financial management. A series of key financial reports are investigated in-depth, along with a variety of financial analysis tools and the different types of Accounting in accountancy. Business budgeting is also introduced and explored from a contemporary corporate perspective.
Accounting - Course Objectives
If you have a knack for numbers and thrive on every challenge that comes your way, we’ll take care of the rest! This exclusive Level 4 Diploma in Accounting and Finance introduces all key aspects of this fascinating subject. Explore profit and loss accounts, balance sheet preparation, cash flow statements, operating capital, budgeting and so much more besides. Take the first important steps towards the career you know you’re capable of, with this inspiring Level 4 Accounting and Finance Diploma!
Accounting - Learning Outcomes
On Accounting course completion the learner should be able to;
- Understand core duties and responsibilities of an accountant
- Explore the roles, advantages and limitations of contemporary corporate Accounting.
- Identify and describe the three basic forms of business organizations;
- Discuss four main types of financial statements;
- Understand how to organize and record financial transactions;
- Outline the steps in the accounting cycle;
- Understand how to work with t-accounts and journals;
Explain how to close out a set of accounts using a worksheet;
- Describe how to prepare a classified balance sheet;
- Understand what are sales variances, overhead variances, labour variances and cost variances
- Explain how to determine optimal cash balance.
Accounting - Course Syllabus:
The Accounting Diploma consists of the following units:
- Introduction to Accounting
- The Role of An Accountant
- Accounting Concepts and Standards
- Journals and Subsidiary Books
- Profit And Loss Accounts
- Balance Sheet
- Cash Flow Statements
- Financial Management
- Investment Methods
Accounting - Course Benefits
When studying for a Level 4 - Accounting with Brentwood Open Learning College, every candidate enjoys the following benefits:
- The dedicated support of an experienced, qualified and professional tutor for ongoing assistance while completing your course.
- Complete access to recommend reference books, study aids and more via our extensive e-library.
- The opportunity to earn a fully-accredited certificate from a respected and recognised awarding organization.
- Provision of all essential course materials and lecture notes, along with case studies, practical exercises and key supporting documentation.
- 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform and convenient online assessments at the end of each unit.
Accounting - Course Material
All course materials are included in the Accounting Diploma Level 4 course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.
Our distance learning Accounting Diploma Level 4 course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:
- Online course materials
- Question papers
- Additional Supporting Material
- Useful Links
Accounting - Course assessment
You will be continually assessed throughout the Accounting Level 4 Diploma course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.
When you enrol on a Accounting course with Brentwood Open Learning Collegeyou are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.
Who is this course for?
Our popular Accounting - Diploma Level 4 is suitable for anyone looking to improve their personal competencies and career prospects with a fully-accredited distance learning Accounting program. Whether interested in advancing a current career or exploring an entirely new discipline for the first time, targeted studies could make all the difference. Existing accountants interested in boosting their professional profiles could also benefit from this Accounting course, as could entrepreneurs and business owners at all levels.
There is no particular entry requirement for Accounting Diploma. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience. Students of all age and academic background can enrol on this Accounting course.
*Note: This course is offered on special discounted price on REED only and does not include awarding body accreditation charges. At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee and postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK).
Upon successful completion of our Level 4 Accounting Diploma, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:
- Account Manager
- Accounts Officer
- Accounting Clerk
- Accounting Clerk Leader
- Accounting Supervisor
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M Fitzgibbon asked:
Dear Reed, what exams are involved and is there a hard copy of the course (paper version)? Is the course by assessments and are there other costs?
Dear Fitzgibbon, The courses are assignment based. After each course unit, you will complete an assignment which you will submit to your tutor for marking and move on to your next unit to complete the course. In the end, you will be assessed by your submitted assignments and there will be no formal exam to take at the end. On course completion students can claim endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee. Certificate postal charges will be £9 for UK and £15 for outside of UK.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
L K Wong asked:
Why the same course on Bentwood website is more expensive ? Any difference?
Dear L K Wong, We have advertised some courses on REED for a special discounted offer of £99. Normal course fee for all our diploma courses is £560. However, when enrolled through this offer you will have to pay £95 for the endorsed certificate if you want to claim that at the end plus there are £9 postal charges for UK students and £15 for the non-UK students.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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