Diploma in Bookkeeping

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Diploma in Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping Course Online

Enrol with eLearning College, for the chance to learn bookkeeping online without paying a penny. Our free online courses provide ambitious candidates from all backgrounds with the opportunity to learn bookkeeping skills in their spare time, 100% free of charge. This advanced accounting and bookkeeping course is now open for enrolment, providing detail insights into the field of accountancy and finance.  Sign up for this exclusive bookkeeping course online and enjoy the freedom to study at a time and pace to suit your current commitments, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed.  If you have a knack for numbers, an eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure, a career as a bookkeeper could be right up your street.

Our most advanced accounting and bookkeeping course takes an in-depth look at the knowledge, skills and personal traits needed to pursue a successful career in accountancy.  Topics and knowledge areas covered include preparing and working with balance sheets, payroll accounting terminology, financial statements, internal and external auditing, accounting concepts and standards, end of period procedures, and many more besides.  Whether starting from scratch or looking to take your accountancy career to the next level, this endorsed online course could make all the difference.  Enrol online and start your Diploma in Bookkeeping today, or contact a member of the team at eLearning College anytime to learn more.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Differentiate between Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Understand the Difference between the cash and accrual accounting methods
  • Use a journal and general ledger to document business financials.
  • Utilize the balance sheet.
  • Identify different types of financial statements.
  • Understand basic Accounting Principles.
  • Describe the bases of Accounting.
  • Describe the Accounting terminology and equation.
  • Understand the meaning of journal and ledger.
  • Understand rules and sub-division of ledger.
  • Distinguish between journal and ledger.
  • Understanding Cash Management
  • Understand meaning and definition of Balance sheet
  • Describe the Classification of assets and liabilities
  • Understand the adjustment of Balance sheet
  • Describe how to prepare the Balance sheet.
  • Understand the idea of funds flowing through a business
  • Describe the role of working capital in the operations of a business
  • Use cash flow statements as analytical tools.
  • Understand what Payroll is?
  • Understand the difference between Gross wages and Net wages
  • Understand what is Basic Payroll Terminology?
  • Understand the meaning of depreciation? And what factors effect depreciation.
  • Understand the purpose of reconciliation
  • Discuss what Trail balance is and how the entries are recorded using this method.
  • Understand the basic aspects of financial planning and the role of budgeting
  • Explain various types of budgets
  • Explain what an Audit is?
  • Discuss why are audits carried out?
  • Describe six parts of an audit report
  • Understand the types of audits.


At eLearning College, our exclusive elearning programs can be taken from any location, and are offered 100% free of charge.  It costs nothing to enrol, and we include all essential learning resources and study aids as standard.

Our self-paced courses are ideal for anyone looking to build the knowledge and skills needed to improve their career prospects.  Upon completion of your free online course, you will have the opportunity to request one of the following certificates as proof of your new skills:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from eLearning College
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

A certificate confirming the successful completion of your course could be just the thing to boost your CV, giving you an edge over rival candidates.  A small fee is payable for each of these certificates, for which more information can be found on our pricing page

However, there is no obligation to claim any of these certificates, and there is nothing to pay to take part in any of our online programs.

For more information on our free online courses or to learn more about the three certificate options above, contact a member of the team at eLearning College today.

Course Info
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 12 Month(s)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

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