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This Level 2 Bookkeeping CPD course is suitable for anyone who has past bookkeeping knowledge or experience, but requires a refresh of the essential principles, through to the completion of a Trial Balance. This course if IDEAL for filling gaps in knowledge if you are considering further study to a higher level, or simply to satisfy the CPD requirement if you are attached to a professional bookkeeping and/or accounting body.

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  • Interest free payment option – NO credit checks or 3rd party finance
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  • All Study Materials provided in HARD COPY and digital
  • Online access to ALL training materials – study on the go!
  • 1 year tutorial support via phone, email & 24/7 support via private Facebook groups
  • Additional support via our award winning social media groups
  • Continuous workbook activities
  • 4 x tutor marked assignments
  • Ongoing career support
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this course of study.

Study Time: Approx 40-50hrs.

Monthly Payment Notice We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.

Professional Requirement If your professional requirement is best served by examination based qualifications, you should consider our range of courses leading toward the following qualifications:

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - Bookkeeping

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - Accounting
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Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)

Syllabus for CPD - Basic Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

The syllabus for this course is as follows:
  • Underpinning knowledge
    • Knowledge of the different categories of business that exist
    • Terms in bookkeeping (assets, liabilities, etc.)
    • Banking procedures
    • Understanding the different categories of VAT (standard, reduced, zero, exempt, outside the scope)
  • Calculation of the value of the capital investment for a sole trader
  • Calculation of business documents including calculation of VAT
  • Showing an understanding of the effect of entering transactions into a bookkeeping system for sales, purchases, overheads, capital items, returns, personal items, etc.
  • The effect of making and receiving payments including bank, cash and petty cash transactions
  • Calculation of account balances
  • Production and explanation of a trial balance
  • Underpinning knowledge
    • Ethics
    • Legislation relevant to the bookkeeper
    • Accounting concepts
  • Further double entry including the following
    • The content of control accounts
    • Writing off a bad debt
    • Construction Industry Scheme
    • Posting non-sole trader entries (subscriptions, donations, drawings of partners, directors’ loan accounts, etc.)
  • Entry of payroll journals
  • Calculation of the value of a suspense account in a system that does not balance
  • Reconciliation of debtors, creditors and bank balances
  • Correction of errors that do not affect the trial balance
  • Production and explanation of a trial balance
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Ready to start CPD - Basic Bookkeeping to Trial Balance?

Course Code: CPD080
Course Fee: £245.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £115.00 (0% APR), followed by 4 monthly payments of £34.00
Exam Pass Gaurantee
Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
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