Our Essential Bookkeeping online course covers all the core elements of bookkeeping, ensuring you have the knowledge you need to keep on top of your finances, whether for a business of your own, to boost your skills for your job or simply to manage your own money more effectively.
You’ll cover all the key elements, including double-entry book-keeping, VAT, ledgers, wages and salaries, and balance sheets. Completing this course will prepare you for an exam leading to a qualification from a number of awarding bodies, including the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
If you are you looking at developing the core skills of bookkeeping, and advancing your career then studying Essential Bookkeeping online is the perfect choice!
Working flexibly, at a pace that suits you, you’ll study three engaging topics supported by a personal tutor and using high quality, online resources written by experts.
Essential Bookkeeping is ideal if you:
This course will help to prepare you for one of the following qualifications, for which you will need to sit an exam:
NEC will register you with ICB within 6 weeks of enrolment. If you would prefer not to be registered, please contact us to discuss this when you enrol.
Module 1: Introduction to bookkeeping
Module 2: The accounts books
Module 3: Using the accounts
Study Essential Bookkeeping with us and benefit from:
Choose when and where you access your course, using learn@nec our 24/7 learning platform.
This easy-to-use learning platform includes interactive checkpoints, quizzes and activities to help you evaluate your progress.
You’ll have access to support from a personal tutor. All NEC tutors are subject experts, with experience of supporting online learners.
Meet Alison who is just one of our first-class book-keeping tutors:
“Teaching and writing, particularly in the areas of financial accounting and taxation, complement my work as the owner of an accountancy practice specialising in small businesses. I am a chartered management accountant and a member of AAT (The Association of Accounting Technicians) and have worked in industry, accountancy practice and education. I am enthusiastic about supporting accountancy students of all types, whether they are people starting up in business or students learning the skills required for book-keeping and accountancy.”
Our course fees are open and honest to help you plan for any additional costs.
Your course fee includes:
It’s your choice: you can pay in full at the point of enrolment, or you can spread the cost over monthly instalments with our finance offer. We offer a choice of six or 12 month repayment plans, with 0% APR as standard.
To pay in instalments you will need to enrol by telephone.
Course fee: £395
Amount of credit: £355.50
Monthly payment: £59.25
Duration of agreement: 6 months
Total repayable: £395
Rate of interest: 0% (fixed)
0% APR representative.
The National Extension College (NEC) work with finance company Deko. For more information on our relationship with Deko and repayment plans click here.
In order to gain the qualification, the awarding body requires a registration fee of £55, payable upon enrolment.