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Accounting – Introduction

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Full - Call 01756 693 309 NA00020M/1 Tue 26 Sep 2023 5 Weeks 17:30 - 20:30
Auction Mart £ 0**
Available for applications NA00020M/2 Tue 20 Feb 2024 5 Weeks 17:30 - 20:30
Auction Mart £ 0**

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

* Only free for North Yorkshire addresses/Postcodes – there would be a fee for anyone in the West Yorkshire/Lancashire addresses/Postcodes – please ring before applying

Have you considered employment within accounting and would you like a taste of what you can expect? This taster course will help you decide if accounting is interesting and engaging to you.

A fun environment to get a basic understanding of the ‘essentials’ of accounting and professional considerations such as ethics, responsibility and sustainability.

During the course, you will learn about:

  • Calculating VAT
  • Accounting documentation
  • Income – Expenses
  • Double-entry bookkeeping
  • The trial balance DEAD CLIC
  • Assets – liabilities = Capital
  • Capital Expenditure
  • Asset Register
  • Depreciation
  • Funding of assets
  • Budgets Adverse and favourable cost, profit, investment centres
  • Fixed costs, variable costs, graphs
  • High Low method
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Sustainability

Further Study

  • Bookkeeping Level 1
  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 2

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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