South Thames College

Introduction to Accounting - Beginner

Introduction

Please note that this course is delivered online.

You'll be introduced to some basic accounting principles, practices and terminology. Ideal for anyone interested in an introduction to small business accountancy and can then lead onto a qualification course if you wish.

By the end of this course you'll be able to explain basic accounting concepts including:

  • Bookkeeping and accounting definitions
  • The accounting equation
  • Double entry
  • Prepare a simple balance sheet
  • Prepare simple accounts to record business transactions involving capital, assets and liabilities, stock, revenue and expenses.

Assessment

Your teacher will give you feedback and advice. You'll also complete an individual learning plan.

Entry Requirements

Use this course to set up and begin to run your own business or move onto an accountancy or bookkeeping qualification course at South Thames College.

Materials

There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.


Apply for this course

Start DateStudy ModeCampus
  • 7 Nov 2020 Part Time EveningSTC Wandsworth Remote Learning
    Where and when
    Location:
    STC Wandsworth Remote Learning
    Times:
    10:00-16:00
    Duration:
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Saturday
    Start:
    07/11/2020
    End:
    14/11/2020
    Code:
    WCBX285CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 70
    International students: ?
    £ 100
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC
  • 12 Jan 2021 Part Time EveningWandsworth
    Where and when
    Location:
    Wandsworth
    Times:
    18:30-21:00
    Duration:
    4 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Tuesday
    Start:
    12/01/2021
    End:
    09/02/2021
    Code:
    WCBX260CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 70
    International students: ?
    £ 100
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC
  • 23 Feb 2021 Part Time EveningWandsworth
    Where and when
    Location:
    Wandsworth
    Times:
    18:30-21:00
    Duration:
    4 Weeks
    Study mode:?
    Part Time Evening
    Days:
    Tuesday
    Start:
    23/02/2021
    End:
    16/03/2021
    Code:
    WCBX202CL/2021
    What do I need to pay?
    Fee:
    £ 70
    International students: ?
    £ 90
    Materials fees: ?
    £ TBC

Course and General Enquiries 020 8918 7777 info@south-thames.ac.uk