What opportunities will this course give me?

Students can progress to the C&G 8991 Book Keeping & Accounts Level 2 currently offered at Eastleigh College. Students may also wish to work as an Industry Bookkeeper.

What will I be learning?

The syllabus teaches the accounting process from source documents to trial balance. It covers source documents, day books, cash books, the double-entry bookkeeping system, sales and purchases control ledgers, some VAT, bank reconciliation, petty cash imprest system and trial balance.

This is a City and Guilds accredited qualification. There is a 1.5 hour exam at the end of the course, which is externally assessed. If successful, students will gain a City and Guilds 8991 Level 1 Certificate Bookkeeping and Accounting.

The provisional date for the exam is Tuesday 5 February 2019. This will be confirmed during your course.

Why is this course for me?

The tutor will teach the theoretical aspects of the course, students will then be given ample time to practice the required skills and techniques.

As this course is only two hours per week, up to two hours of homework per week would be beneficial to the learner, increasing in preparation for the exam.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is suitable for beginners, for those students who are wishing to gain a qualification in Manual Book Keeping & Accounting.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring A4 lined paper, pen, pencil, ruler and a calculator to every class.

Students will need to purchase the following books to fully participate in the course: City and Guilds Level 1 Book-keeping and Accounts Practical Workbook, by Christopher Zarzecki, 14.99, and Practical Workbook Solutions Manual - Book-keeping and Accounts Level 1, 4.99, by Christopher Zarzecki. Please ensure that the PAPERBACK version is purchased. Both are available from www.lulu.com - search for ''Zarzecki''. All prices are subject to change and exclude postage costs.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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6/10/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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18.00 – 21:00





24+: £248.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C1V Eastleigh College 6/10/2020 Tue 18.00 – 21:00 10 £248.00 £248.00 Apply now

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Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.