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OUR PASS RATE
Accounting & Finance (National Average 60.7%)
97.2%
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Accounting

Accountants have an important job to monitor a company’s or an individual’s finances. They must keep track of every transaction made by their employer, and monitor all payments which are received. Accountants are also responsible for dealing with tax returns and making sure that the individual or the company are following the law.

This course is an introduction to accounting; you will learn about the importance of accounting when it comes to business and study everything from profits and losses to ratio analysis and how to deal with debt.

If you want to pursue a career in accounting or finance, this qualification is for you. Also, if you are a small business owner in need to manage accounts or you are employed on a freelance basis, you will find this course useful.

How does the course work? 

Studying online means flexibility, being able to have control of your own study schedule and fit studying around other commitments. You will not have to attend classes in a college, you just need to log on to our online portal where you will have access to all the learning material. 
 

learndirect will support you with everything you need to make the most out of your course. You can reach our tutors via email, phone, or through the online portal. You will also be able to join a friendly community of like-minded students that can help you and share ideas on course topics

Modules

Introduction to Accounting

 

  • The balance sheet
  • The profit and loss account
  • The measure of profit - further issues
  • An introduction to the accounts of limited companies
  • The regulatory framework
  • The accounts of groups and companies
  • The cash flow statement
  • The use of financial statements for planning and decision-making
  • The analysis of financial statements 1
  • The analysis of financial statements 2
  • The accounting framework and value measurement

Entry Requirements

You do not need experience or previous qualifications to enroll on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. You just need to be able to access our online modules and the motivation and discipline to study in your own time.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hrs.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Accounting.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

If you complete the work successfully, you will be awarded a certificate in accounting. You will gain a fundamental understanding of how accounting works and become confident to apply this knowledge in real life situations.

If you want to become a chartered accountant, you must first take an ACCA, CIMA or ACA accredited qualification. For this to be possible, you will need five secondary school qualifications. Other career paths related to this course include:

  • Credit controller
  • Financial advisor
  • Accounts assistant

 

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Thursday 29th February

Accounting

Accountants have an important job to monitor a company’s or an individual’s finances. They must keep track of every transaction made by their employer, and monitor all payments which are received. Accountants are also responsible for dealing with tax returns and making sure that the individual or the company are following the law.

This course is an introduction to accounting; you will learn about the importance of accounting when it comes to business and study everything from profits and losses to ratio analysis and how to deal with debt.

If you want to pursue a career in accounting or finance, this qualification is for you. Also, if you are a small business owner in need to manage accounts or you are employed on a freelance basis, you will find this course useful.

How does the course work? 

Studying online means flexibility, being able to have control of your own study schedule and fit studying around other commitments. You will not have to attend classes in a college, you just need to log on to our online portal where you will have access to all the learning material. 
 

learndirect will support you with everything you need to make the most out of your course. You can reach our tutors via email, phone, or through the online portal. You will also be able to join a friendly community of like-minded students that can help you and share ideas on course topics

Modules

Introduction to Accounting

 

  • The balance sheet
  • The profit and loss account
  • The measure of profit - further issues
  • An introduction to the accounts of limited companies
  • The regulatory framework
  • The accounts of groups and companies
  • The cash flow statement
  • The use of financial statements for planning and decision-making
  • The analysis of financial statements 1
  • The analysis of financial statements 2
  • The accounting framework and value measurement

Entry Requirements

You do not need experience or previous qualifications to enroll on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. You just need to be able to access our online modules and the motivation and discipline to study in your own time.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 120 hrs.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Accounting.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

If you complete the work successfully, you will be awarded a certificate in accounting. You will gain a fundamental understanding of how accounting works and become confident to apply this knowledge in real life situations.

If you want to become a chartered accountant, you must first take an ACCA, CIMA or ACA accredited qualification. For this to be possible, you will need five secondary school qualifications. Other career paths related to this course include:

  • Credit controller
  • Financial advisor
  • Accounts assistant

 

OUR PASS RATE
Accounting & Finance
97.2%
(National Average 60.7%)
100% online
learning
8 units
120 guided
learning hours

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