This course provides you with an introduction to manual bookkeeping, allowing you to move on to further study in either accountancy or bookkeeping, or to process to a new position in your current job and industry.
You will develop an understanding of the role of the bookkeeper, including the need for confidentiality and accuracy in their work, and theory such as how to identify assets, liabilities, income and expenses. The course will show you how to identify profit and loss, and the differences between trading for cash and trading on credit. You will also develop the skills to process customer and supplier transactions, to enter receipts and payments into the cash book and check amounts against the bank statement in preparation for bank reconciliation.
Topics covered can include:
You do not need to have any previous qualifications.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The qualification is assessed in one end-of-qualification assessment.
If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, or into employment in bookkeeping roles.
Helen joined CONEL in May 2023. She began her teaching career in 2008 and spent the next 15 years teaching a range of courses such as AAT Level 1 and 2, AAT Level 3; Advance Bookkeeping and Indirect Tax, IAB Payroll Level 1 to 3, IAB Bookkeeping and Accounting Level 1 to 3, IAB Computerised Accounting Level 1 and 2, City and Guilds Level 1 and 2 Bookkeeping.
Helen has taught to various settings and ages, at various colleges and centres including Stanmore College, College of North East London, Haringey Adult Learning Services and Enfield College.
Helen’s commitment to education and training has been recognised on many platforms. She has received the following awards:
Helen is an experienced teacher and holds qualifications BA Hons in Accounting and Finance and Business Pathways, from Thames Valley University, a PTLLS, CTLLS, and DTLLS, a Certificate in Adult Literacy Subject Support Levels 2 and 3 at The College of Haringey Enfield and North East London, and a A1 Assessor certificate from City and Guilds.
The teachers listed may change, these shown are an example of the teachers who teach on these programmes.