The Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting is primarily designed to appeal to learners who already have a good working knowledge of the software and wish to further their studies of computerised bookkeeping within a working business environment. Learners will gain a qualification at Level 3 on the regulated qualification framework.
The qualification will appeal to those learners who already have good practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject.
Owners of small businesses may also find the qualification useful as it covers the wide range of tasks that can be carried out using commercially available accounting software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.
You must have achieved the Level 2 Computerised Bookkeeping or can at least prove you have used Sage in the workplace for 3 years, with experience of banking, invoicing and reports.
Principles of Advanced Computerised Accounting – J/508/5846
- Understand the purpose of accounting concepts and standards, and recognise the qualitative characteristics of financial information
- Understand the basics of computerised accounting
- Understand terms used in accounting
- Understand the purpose of VAT accounts and the VAT return
- Understand the process of accounting for a stock valuation
- Understand the process of accounting for fixed assets
- Understand the process of accounting for prepayments and accruals
- Understand the process of accounting for bad and doubtful debts
- Understand the purpose of a trial balance and a suspense account
- Understand the purpose of financial statements
- Understand the principles of accounting for partnerships
- Understand the purposes of budgeting
- Set up a computerised accounting system
- Enter business transactions
- Prepare and post journal entries
- Account for a stock valuation
- Account for fixed assets
- Account for prepayments and accruals
- Account for bad and doubtful debts
- Make end of period adjustments
- Amend the chart of accounts and generate reports
Upon successful completion of this qualification you could apply for professional membership at the grade of Member.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
028 3025 9683
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