Bookkeeping

From VAT and trial balances to journals and inventory management, this bookkeeping course will teach you the essentials of bookkeeping for business.

  • Industry relevant

  • Fully online
  • Self-paced learning

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What you will learn about

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Business Bookkeeping and Accounting

  • Unit 2: The Accounting Equation and Double-Entry System

  • Unit 3: Value-Added Tax and Source Documents

  • Unit 4: Recording Cash Transactions

  • Unit 5: Record Credit and Sundry Transactions

  • Unit 6: Inventory systems

Description

This bookkeeping course is designed to provide you with the hands-on knowledge and skills needed to manage financial transactions in any business. From recording financial transactions in subsidiary journals, managing VAT, and preparing trial balances, to managing inventory through accounting entries, this course covers it all.

With a practical approach, it makes it easy for you to master the essentials of bookkeeping and opens up various career opportunities. Enrol now and take the first step towards a successful career in bookkeeping.

Course summary

  • Duration: 6 months

  • Mode: Fully Online

  • Pace: Recommended 8h/week

  • Assessments: Graded
  • Study Plan: Included

  • Course Type: Self-paced

The self-paced course mode means you choose when to start and how much time you have available to learn. We provide you with a structured learning path that sets out the recommended pace of learning and is aligned with the content release schedule on our virtual campus. Your course units are released on a study schedule over the course term. Responsive academic support is provided by qualified lecturers via email. The course consists of various units and all the formative assessments are completed online at different intervals. Your final online summative assessment is at the end of the course and is the final step before you are eligible for certification.

The course is aimed at students wanting to enter the bookkeeping profession and students who wish to upskill themselves in the world of business as it relates to accounting and bookkeeping functions. The course is intended for all students, regardless of prior knowledge, so that they can be empowered and gain the value needed to enter the world of bookkeeping.

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Understand and articulate the nature and function of bookkeeping;
  2. Record transactions using the double-entry system of accounting;
  3. Explain the VAT system and how it is used;
  4. Record and calculate VAT;
  5. Identify different source documents used in a business entity;
  6. Record bookkeeping transactions in the cash journals;
  7. Record transactions in the general journal;
  8. Prepare a trial balance;
  9. Record credit and sundry transactions in the relevant journals; and
  10. Identify perpetual and periodic inventory systems and perform calculations related to these inventory systems.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be equipped to pursue a range of exciting careers such as:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Junior Bookkeeper
  • Office Manager
  • Office Administrator

R5,988

Pay as little as R499* / monthly

Chose to pay for your course in fixed interest-free instalments or upfront in a once-off payment. Safe and secure flexibility tailored to suit any pocket.

This course includes:

  • Interactive content and on-demand video

  • Downloadable resources

  • Digital Certificate

 

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Course requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • An active email account with a valid email address (that belongs to you)

Recommended

  • Minimum Grade 10
  • Basic digital literacy
  • Ability to read and write in English

To register for your course you need to complete the online registration process successfully and pay using one of our payment methods.

Fees payable upon registration will differ depending on the payment option you choose. A minimum amount must be paid upfront if a payment plan is chosen. A payment plan allows you to pay the course fee, over a fixed term, in interest-free instalments.

Your registration and course access is only complete once payment is received either in full or the minimum amount outlined in your payment plan.

Your course access is only available if your account is up to date with your payments or if you have paid the full course fees. If you need to reactivate your course, just make payment using our various payment options or call us for support.

Computer literacy: 

  • Good understanding of web navigation
  • Understanding of email usage
  • An active email account (that belongs to you)

Hardware: 

  • A PC, Tablet or Smartphone

Connectivity & recommended data:

  • Access to a reliable internet connection
  • At least 1GB of data per month
 
 

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Your course will be activated on our Virtual Online Campus once your first payment is successfully received. You will also receive an activation email with your login details and next steps.

Celebrate your achievement with a personalised certificate

Validate the skills and knowledge you have gained with a personalised digital certificate. Grow your skills and get recognised. To get certified all you need to do is:

  • Meet the assessment requirements outlined in the course

  • Settle your course fees

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