Certificate in Bookkeeping

The Certificate in Bookkeeping is designed to impart essential business skills in bookkeeping and this course is a game-changer for anyone looking to solidify their role in bookkeeping, payroll or administrative departments.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront (with a discount) or an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from $25 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Self-paced. Approximately 200 hours to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 23 subjects. 
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Small Business Finance
  • Payroll/Billing
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Data Entry
  • Finance
Course Modules

Module 1: Bookkeeping Foundations I BBS103

  • Introduction – Nature, Scope and Function of Bookkeeping
  • The Balance Sheet
  • Analysing and Designing Accounting Systems
  • The Double Entry Recording Process
  • The Cash Receipts and Cash Payments Journal
  • The Credit Fees and Purchases Journal
  • The General Journal
  • Closing the Ledger
  • The Profit and Loss Statement
  • Depreciation on Non-current Assets
  • Profit Determination and Balance Day Adjustments
  • Cash Control: Bank Reconciliation and Petty Cash
  • Cash Control: Budgeting

Bookkeeping provides a framework for the collection, preparation and recording of financial data from which information can be drawn, so that informed decisions can be made, implemented and evaluated. The bookkeeping system can be tailored to the needs of any individual, non-profit organisation, small or large business. 

This course will concentrate on the needs of small business and is perfect for anyone re-entering the workplace, managing or owning your own business, refreshing and bringing up to date your existing skills and knowledge, enhancing your capability in your work in administration or accounts departments or improving your CV - giving you additional skills and evidence of further studies you have undertaken.

Module 2: Bookkeeping Foundation II BBS203

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping Applications
  • Decision Making -How to manage bookkeeping
  • Managing Cash Flow, Obtaining Finance, Managing Bad Debts and Accounts Payable
  • Managing Inventory Part 1
  • Managing Inventory Part 2
  • Establishing and Managing Control Accounts
  • Budgeting Part 1
  • Budgeting Part 2
  • Payroll, PAYG Taxation, Taxation for Trading Businesses
  • Financial Statement Analysis

This course covers cash flow management, stock control, budgeting and payroll with particular relevance to businesses selling goods (trading businesses). You will know more, understand more and be able to undertake more bookkeeping tasks once you complete this course.

This is substantial training and well beyond what a basic bookkeeper needs. Having these additional bookkeeping skills makes you a more valuable prospect for employment in any type of finance industry job. Graduates may use their learning to improve the management of their own small business, find a job in financial services, improve employment prospects working in any office situation, start a small business offering bookkeeping services or as a stepping stone toward further studies and employment prospects in finance or accounting.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • A certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
Who Will This Course Interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Bookkeeping and finance is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in bookkeeping or a similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Understanding the foundations of bookkeeping when managing business finances is a broad skill that can be useful and implemented in several accounting and bookkeeping roles.

Student Support

You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support advisor, mentor and course consultants, who are available 5 days per week.

Assessments

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving on to the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Summary

Are you tired of financial chaos and disorganisation plaguing your business? Imagine a world where you have complete control over your finances, from cash flow to payroll. Or do you want to learn bookkeeping to start your career in finance and accounting? The Certificate in Bookkeeping is designed to impart essential business skills in bookkeeping and this course is a game-changer for anyone looking to solidify their role in bookkeeping, payroll or administrative departments.

Course Outline

Harness the Power of Precision & Numbers: Upgrade Your Bookkeeping Career or Manage The Books In Your Own Business

Dive deep into modules that cover everything from the basics of bookkeeping to advanced financial statement analysis. Learn the art of cash flow management, master stock control, and become a pro at budgeting. The course doesn’t just stop at theory; it equips you with practical skills directly applicable to trading businesses. You’ll learn to tailor a bookkeeping system to meet the unique needs of any small business, ensuring that you can make informed, data-driven decisions that will propel your business forward.

Plus, this course offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Bookkeeping and payroll skills can be used in any business or industry including your own. Your promising future in financial management starts here!

Module 1: Bookkeeping Foundation I (100 hours)

Bookkeeping provides a framework for the collection, preparation and recording of financial data from which information can be drawn so that informed decisions can be made, implemented and evaluated. The bookkeeping system can be tailored to the needs of any individual, non-profit organisation, small or large business.

This course will concentrate on the needs of small business and is perfect for anyone re-entering the workplace, managing or owning your own business, refreshing and bringing up to date your existing skills and knowledge, enhancing your capability in your work in administration or accounts departments or improving your CV – giving you additional skills and evidence of further studies you have undertaken.

Module 2: Bookkeeping Foundation II (100 hours)

This course covers cash flow management, stock control, budgeting and payroll with particular relevance to businesses selling goods (trading businesses). You will know more, understand more and be able to undertake more bookkeeping tasks once you complete this course.

This is substantial training, and well beyond what a basic bookkeeper needs. Having these additional bookkeeping skills makes you a more valuable prospect for employment in any type of finance industry job. Graduates may use their learning to improve the management of their own small business, to find a job in financial services, improve employment prospects working in any office situation, to start a small business offering bookkeeping services or as a stepping stone toward further studies and employment prospects in finance or accounting.

Assessment

Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner-level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills that can grow with experience and further study. Bookkeeping and finance is a competitive field, and this course will help you develop and strengthen your skills and knowledge to become more successful in bookkeeping or a similar role and ensure you stand out from the competitors. Understanding the foundations of bookkeeping when managing business finances is a broad skill that can be useful and implemented in several accounting and bookkeeping roles.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of Australian online education courses, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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