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