Bookkeeping - Course

Bookkeeping Level 5 Endorsed by ABC Awards Assignment Based Course

Brentwood Open learning College


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320 Hours
Level 5 Diploma Bookkeeping Course (Certificate of Achievement)
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Bookkeeping Diploma

Endorsed Bookkeeping Course from Certificate of Achievement. Interested in starting a rewarding new career in bookkeeping? Study from home in your own time and at your own pace for an endorsed bookkeeping Course. This exclusive Level 5 Bookkeeping Course has been designed for newcomers to Accountancy and finance, providing an insightful introduction to this dynamic specialism. If you have a flair for numbers and meticulous attention to detail, you’re already halfway there!

Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to build a rewarding career in professional bookkeeping! Explore the primary duties and responsibilities of expert bookkeepers, along with a series of bookkeeping concepts and standards, a breakdown of business balance sheets and how to produce accurate financial statements. Get to grips with essential payroll bookkeeping terminology, study financial planning processes and learn how budgeting has a direct impact on overall financial performance. This advanced Level 5 Bookkeeping Diploma is designed to mould and shape the successful business account managers of the future!


Level 5 Diploma Bookkeeping Course (Certificate of Achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Bookkeeping Diploma

Bookkeeping - Course Benefits

When studying for a endorsed bookkeeping with Brentwood Open Learning College, every learner benefits from:

  1. The most comprehensive introduction to the bookkeeping profession, along with its role and importance in a wider business context.
  2. Flexible online learning with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – study in your own time and at your own pace.
  3. No geographical restrictions – our courses are open to ambitious candidates on a global basis.
  4. Full 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform and comprehensive support from your personally-assigned tutor.
  5. The opportunity to study at home for an internationally-recognized bookkeeping qualification that could transform your career.

Bookkeeping- Course Learning Objectives

This Level 5 bookkeeping covers every essential practical skill and theoretical concept the learner must master to join this highly-competitive industry. Upon completion of the course, candidates will have the opportunity to pursue professional positions in key areas of Accountancy, or begin establishing their own consultancies from scratch. Ultimately, the objective of the Accounting course is to assist learners with their transition from enthusiastic newcomer to fully-qualified and employed professional.

Over bookkeeping Course 9 intensive modules, candidates explore the primary responsibilities and daily duties of the working Accountant. A range of crucial fraud-detection methods are investigated, along with effective evidence-gathering techniques, the growing threat cyber-crime poses to organisations at all levels and the importance of proactive fraud-prevention. The bookkeeping course also covers the role of the forensic accountant as part of a wider fraud-prevention team.

Upon successful completion of this bookkeeping course, candidates take away the most essential industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the Accountancy profession
  • How Accountants protect businesses from loss and damage
  • bookkeeping - Course Outline

This course bookkeeping - diploma is delivered across 03 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

Unit 1 Introduction to Bookkeeping

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Basic Terminology (I)
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Revenue
  • Cost of Goods Sold
  • Expenses
  • Basic Terminology (II)
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Trial Balance
  • Plus more

Unit 2 Accounting Method Concepts and Standard

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Accounting Concepts
  • Accounting Framework
  • Business Entity Concept
  • Assets = Liabilities + Capital
  • Money Measurement Concept
  • Cost Concept
  • Accrual Concept
  • Concept of Conservatism
  • Materiality Concept
  • Accounting Standards
  • Plus more

Unit 3 Keeping Track Of your business

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • The Journal
  • Advantages of Journal
  • Sub-Division of Journal
  • The General Ledger
  • Ruling of Ledger Account
  • Sub-division of Ledger
  • Distinction between Journal and Ledger
  • Cash Management
  • Plus more

Unit 4 Understanding Balance Sheet

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Statement of Financial Position
  • Things to Expect
  • Purpose of Financial Statements
  • Create a Balance Sheet
  • Prepare a Balance Sheet
  • Assets
  • Analyze a Balance Sheet
  • Current Ratio
  • Quick Ratio
  • Working Capital
  • Plus more

Unit 5 Financial Statements

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Working Capital and its Need
  • Initial Investment
  • Cash
  • Receivables
  • Sources of Funds
  • Factors Affecting Fund Requirements
  • Statement of Changes in Working Capital
  • Fund Flow Statement
  • Importance of Cash and Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
  • Plus more

Unit 6 Payroll Accounting Terminology

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Gross Wages
  • Net Wages
  • Employee Tax Withholding’s
  • Employer Tax Expenses
  • Employee Payroll
  • Tracking Accrued Leave
  • Government Payroll Returns/Reports
  • Plus more

Unit 7 End of Period Procedures

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Depreciating Your Assets
  • Reconciling Cash
  • Reconciling Investments
  • Working with the Trial Balance
  • Plus more

Unit 8 Financial Planning, Budgeting and Control

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Financial Planning
  • Budget
  • Budgetary Control
  • Installing a Budgetary Control System
  • Organisation for Budgeting
  • Cash Budget
  • Master Budget
  • Fixed and Flexible Budgets
  • Plus more

Unit 9 Auditing

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is an Audit?
  • Internal Audit
  • External Audit
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Bookkeeping Diploma

Our endorsed bookkeeping - Course is suitable for newcomers to the industry and existing members of the workforce alike. Whether looking to climb the career ladder or exploring an entirely new profession for the first time, a recognised qualification from a endorsed awarding body could make all the difference. From Accounting workers seeking a new challenge to business owners overseeing their own loss-prevention duties to future entrepreneurs, this exclusive Accounting - Course is packed with extraordinary insights.

We specialise in dynamic, accessible and affordable distance learning opportunities that are open to candidates on a global basis. Study bookkeeping in your own time and at your own pace, with the ongoing support of your own personally-assigned tutor from start to finish. All bookkeeping course materials are provided as standard and our innovative digital learning platform can be accessed on a 24/7 basis from anywhere with an Internet connection.

With the help of Brentwood Open Learning College, a fulfilling and financially-rewarding career in bookkeeping could be right at your fingertips!


Bookkeeping Diploma

We work hard to keep all of our courses as accessible as possible for all learners.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £120 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from BOLC

Certificate of Completion from BOLC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Bookkeeping Diploma

Upon successful completion of our bookkeeping- Course, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Assurance Manager
  • Financial Assurance Specialist
  • Internal Auditor
  • Senior Auditor
  • Senior Budget Analyst

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Sajjad Haider asked:

Is this course for a newcomer/complete beginner?


Dear Sajjad The course starts from the very basics and takes you to the advanced level. We therefore do not ask for any previous experience in the subject as it suits the beginners as well.

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Sergio asked:

£120 (+£9) for an endorsed certificate of achievement is a bit high. Please could you name the endorsement organisation? Thank you for your reply.


Dear Sergio The course Awarding Body is ABC Awards, which is Ofqual's registered awarding body.Their qualifications are respected by the employers in the UK and abroad. The endorsed certi?cate bene?ts you in the following ways: •It adds value to your CV •It signi?cantly increases your chances of getting the job •It helps you to get promotion on your existing job If you wish to continue your studies you can use it as a proof of your completed education.

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