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Bookkeeping & Accounts - Level 1

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A short course giving an introduction to manual bookkeeping leading to the City & Guilds Bookkeeping and Accounts Level 1 examination.

A short course giving an introduction to manual bookkeeping leading to the City & Guilds Bookkeeping and Accounts Level 1 examination. No prior knowledge or experience required.  A text book is essential for this course. The exam fee is included. Please note that for courses starting 21/09/16 there will not be a class on 19/10/16 and 26/10/16.
 

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What I'll learn

Preparing, checking and understanding the use of various documentation including invoices, statements, credit notes, cheques and cash requisition vouchers. Preparation and checking includes calculating tax, trade discount, settlement discount, prices and price extensions.
Entering invoices and credit notes into the books of original entry including sales day book, purchase daybook, sales return daybook and purchase return daybook.  Posting the day book totals into the various ledger accounts.
Recording two and three column cash book transactions.  Updating  a cash book from details appearing on a bank statement and preparing a bank reconciliation statement taking into consideration unpresented cheques, returned cheques, outstanding lodgements, direct debits, standing orders, direct credits, and other direct payments.
Complete a petty cash sheet using the imprest system.
Balancing ledger accounts, bringing down the balance for the following period. 
Extracting a trial balance from the ledger accounts.

 

How I'll learn

Formal instruction
 

 

Entry Requirements

No previous experience required.