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What Will I Learn?

Gain a good knowledge and understanding of business accounts which will be beneficial when working in a company
Learn the essentials of accounting and the financial tools which will be utilised by businesses
Understand the key 4 financial statements which are income statement, balance sheet, statement of retained earnings, and statement of cash flows thoroughly
Learn how to evaluate different statements of organisations effectively to make good investment decisions
Learn the building blocks of accounting and the accounting cycles
Learn to project profitability and cost breakdown structures


Accounting has become an essential part of business life, and the knowledge and skills that you will learn in your studies will give you a broader and more experienced view of business life.

For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This Business Accounting course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts, and essential knowledge to those who run a small business; are considering setting one up or need to learn more about company accounts for your current or future role.

Whether you are starting your own business or supplementing your understanding of accounting, this course will help you understand accounting basics and give you meaningful financial tools in order to understand business.

Understanding the four basic financial statements, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Retained Earnings, and Statement of Cash Flows, is a key to evaluating companies for your investment decisions. But this business course goes beyond just understanding these financial statements. Business Accounting Basics takes you through the building blocks and accounting cycles that create each statement. In addition, this course will give you the basic tools to project profitability and break your costs down to help analyse any company.

It’s not easy deciding on a career path with so much uncertainty in the market place. One thing is for sure: with this qualification on your CV, you can offer financial expertise to countless businesses crying out for your skills.

Our online programme is so well designed that you feel as if you are in the classroom. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). Effective support service, and study materials including step by step guided tutorial videos which build your confidence to study well and guide you to secure your qualification.

Who is it for?

This course will be of great interest to business owners and business professionals who would like to better understand the transactions and controls used in business, and to any learner who is interested in accounting as a future career.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and is designed to cover the key topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Duration:

You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time. This course has been designed for 10 guided learning hours.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded Certificate for “Certificate in Business Accounting”.

Entry Requirement:

  • There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career Path: 

There are several roles in Accounting and many different ways you can climb the ladder to make your way to the top. It is important to understand what your various Accounting career options and few of them are listed in below:

  • Payroll Administrator
  • Account Clark
  • Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeping Assistant
  • Account Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Manager
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Staff Accountant

Course Curriculum

1: introduction to bookkeeping
Introduction to Bookkeeping 00:08:00
2: defining a business
Defining a Business 00:05:00
3: ethics and accounting principles
Ethics and Accounting Principles 00:13:00
4: accounting equation & transactions
Accounting Equation & Transactions 00:18:00
5: financial statements
Financial Statements 00:12:00
6; the accounting equation and transactions
The Accounting Equation and Transactions 00:27:00
7: transactions – journalizing
Transactions – Journalizing 00:54:00
8: posting entries and the trial balance
Posting Entries and The Trial Balance 00:19:00
9: finding errors using horizontal analysis
Finding Errors Using Horizontal Analysis 01:05:00
10: the purpose of the adjusting process
The Purpose of the Adjusting Process 00:14:00
11: adjusting entries
Adjusting Entries 00:30:00
12: vertical analysis
Vertical Analysis 00:45:00
13: preparing a worksheet
Preparing a Worksheet 00:05:00
14: the income statement
The Income Statement 00:10:00
15: financial statements- definitions
Financial Statements- Definitions 00:11:00
16: temporary vs. permanent accounts
Temporary vs. Permanent Accounts 00:17:00
17: accounting cycle
Accounting Cycle 00:20:00
18: financial year
Financial Year 00:07:00
19: spreadsheet exercise
Spreadsheet Exercise 00:43:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Business Accounting 00:40:00
final exam
Exam: Business Accounting 00:40:00
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  1. Cralin wakoki


    “This course prepared me for my career not only with respect to practical skills and knowledge, but also in shaping me into a true professional.”