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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Introduction to Bookkeeping

Subject Area
Business & Professional Studies
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

In this course we introduce you to the essential skills and concepts of bookkeeping and accounting.

Overview

In this course we introduce you to the essential skills and concepts of bookkeeping and accounting. To start with you will practice some practical skills in numeracy and you will then gain knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles that underpin bookkeeping and accounting. You will learn the time-honoured rules of double-entry bookkeeping and how to prepare a trial balance and the two principal financial statements: the statement of financial position and the statement of profit and loss account.

This course is informally assessed; the main activities will include the production of the documents listed above.

Who is this course aimed at?

This introductory course is the perfect place to start if you have no experience in bookkeeping or accountancy. We take you right from the start and by the end of the session, you will know what it takes to undertake the basics of bookkeeping.

Facilities

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

The Introduction to Bookkeeping course has been designed to basic bookkeeping practices which underlie bookkeeping and accounting processes, from this course you will gain fundamental knowledge and understanding of the principles of bookkeeping. If you are a small business owner, or part of a larger organisation, having bookkeeping and accounting knowledge is a must have business skill.

Skills you will develop

You'll develop basic bookkeeping skills, practices and knowledge.

Course progression

This introductory course is the perfect place to start if you have no experience in bookkeeping or accountancy. We take you right from the start and by the end of the session, you will know what it takes to undertake the basics of bookkeeping.

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Business & Professional Studies curriculum page to find out more.

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