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Certificate in Bookkeeping

Learn Bookkeeping Skills To Manage Your Business Finances or Someone Else’s

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.

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

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

This course is aimed at people interested in working in:

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

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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 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.


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

Course Accreditation

CPD Endorsed

This course is fully CPD endorsed, which means each of the course modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Completing CPD-endorsed courses gives you CPD points that are recognised by employers and can be used in your resume, professional industry membership, or future career as a professional. Every student receives a digital badge of CPD points that is portable, sharable and verifiable for the study they have completed.

1 hour of learning = 1 CPD point 

The CPD body has evaluated The Learning Group's courses. Independent subject matter experts have reviewed all learning materials, student policies, and procedures. These experts assessed the learning objectives, course content, and end-of-course assessments for each course. As a result, the CPD body has endorsed the learning programs for continuing professional development purposes.

The Learning Group has been accredited by the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation & Training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

The International Council for Online Educational Standards (ICOES) Accredited

This course is accredited by ICOES — ensuring you receive high-quality education and content.

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

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.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to The Learning Group’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions. 

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

About The Course

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

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. 

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.

The Certificate in Bookkeeping stands out for its comprehensive online courses, making it a perfect choice for anyone looking to master bookkeeping skills for their business or a career in finance. This online course offers the flexibility to learn at your own pace with dedicated support, covering everything from basic bookkeeping principles to advanced financial management techniques.

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!

Study from $25 Per Week

Want to study for the Certificate in Bookkeeping but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! Offered by The Learning Group, this course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $25 per week until the course is paid off and stress less.