L1 - Award in Book-Keeping and Accounts (QCF) (CG)
This Level 1 part-time course is perfect if you are looking for a qualification as the starting point for a career in bookkeeping and accounts. This introductory course will give you practical skills and a range of bookkeeping techniques. This course leads to the City & Guilds Book-Keeping Level 1 qualification, with an exam taken the week after the last class date. You may be eligible to receive this course for free depending on your employment status and the state benefits you are receiving.
No formal entry requirements but students must demonstrate good numeracy and Literacy skills. Non native English speakers should have International English.
The course covers a range of basic bookkeeping techniques including:
- Trial balances
- Petty cash
- Cash accounts and bank reconciliation
- Double entry book-keeping
- Simple trading and profit and loss accounts
You may find the following book helpful to support your learning but the tutor will provide all notes. https://www.osbornebooks.co.uk/aqa-accounting-books/business-accounts-5th-edition
Progression Next Steps
After completing this course you can progress to the Level 2 course.
You will be continually assessed by your tutor and there will also be an examination the week after the last class - on 28 March 2023.