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Introduction to Bookkeeping

Start learning at your own pace to get a qualification and a career in business and finance, with this introduction level course from ACCA-X.

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Introduction to Bookkeeping

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Starts Dec 1

Introduction to Bookkeeping

Start learning at your own pace to get a qualification and a career in business and finance, with this introduction level course from ACCA-X.

Introduction to Bookkeeping
6 weeks
5–8 hours per week
Self-paced
Progress at your own speed
Free
Access to course at no cost

There is one session available:

112,032 already enrolled! After a course session ends, it will be archivedOpens in a new tab.
Starts Dec 1

About this course

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Interested in a career in accounting? Want to stand out from the crowd? Look no further, this is the place to start.

As accounting is so integral to the successful running of a business, the Introduction to Bookkeeping course is designed to arm you with the fundamentals you need to grasp the basic concepts underpinning accounting.

You’ll develop the knowledge and understanding of the main types of business transactions and documentation used, including how these are recorded in an accounting system.

This course is especially beneficial if you want to:

  • Start a career in business, finance or accountancy
  • Study business or finance at school or college
  • Launch your own start-up
  • Prepare for ACCA’s exam in Recording Financial Transactions (FA1)

You don’t need any prior knowledge of the subject – simply sign up and start learning.

Course update:

A new version of this course will be released 29th August 2022, in line with ACCA syllabus changes.

If you intend to take the respective ACCA exam after September 2022, we recommend enrolling onto the new version of this course.

Detailed syllabus guides are included. Information can also be accessed via the ACCA global webpage (Syllabus Guides).

This course does not offer an edX certificate but you can earn a certificate by sitting the relevant ACCA exam.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcripts: English, Español, Français, 中文

What you'll learn

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In this course you will acquire the knowledge and understanding to grasp double entry bookkeeping including an introduction to common business transactions.

The syllabus for this course will cover the following:

* Types of business transactions and documentation __

* Duality of transactions and the double entry system __

* Banking process and transactions __

* Payroll __

* Ledger accounts __

* Sales and purchases credit transactions __

* Reconciliations

* The trial balance

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