Bookkeeping (Short Course)

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Bookkeeping (Short Course)

Bookkeeping Short Course

eLearning College is proud to present this all-new bookkeeping free course, now open for enrolment.  We specialise in flexible and accessible bookkeeping courses online for free, with no prior knowledge or experience necessary. This endorsed small business bookkeeping course is ideal for newcomers and experienced learners – anyone looking to master the art of effective bookkeeping. From aspiring accountants to established accountancy personnel to business owners and entrepreneurs, this bookkeeping short course comes highly recommended to anyone looking to enhance their numeracy skills.

Our introductory bookkeeping short course provides an insightful overview of the essentials of accurate bookkeeping.  Learn how to prepare and work with several key accountancy and finance documents, ensure the accuracy of monetary records, and perform complex calculations on behalf of clients.  Whether starting from scratch or looking to take your existing bookkeeping skills a step further, we’re standing by to welcome you on board.  Enrol online and start your free bookkeeping course today, or contact a member of the team at eLearning College anytime for more information.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Difference between Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Understand the meaning and definition of Accounting.
  • Identify the differences between the cash and accrual accounting methods.
  • Discuss objectives, functions, importance and limitations of Accounting.
  • Understand methods of Accounting, kinds of Accounts, and Accounting rules.
  • Explore various branches of Accounting.


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 Short Course
Study Method Online
Course Duration 1 Month(s)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Start Date Ongoing
Student Feedback


Course Rating

Student Feedback


Ngcwaliseka Dana

3 months ago

Informative, really short and easy.


Darlene Paragas

4 months ago

I love this course it helped me recall familiar knowledge.


Dean Patrick Cadles

1 year ago

Enjoyed being able to implement all my practical knowledge gained In years past. This platform is the most amazing I've ever come across. Thank you for the OPPORTUNITY ELC. DEAN PATRICK CADLES SOUTH AFRICAB STUDENT


Danica Tero

1 year ago

I am thankful for this free course because it thought me the basic knowledge in terms of bookkeeping. I just wish that it has a lot of activities for further learnings. Anyways, still grateful for this free course.


Prudence Mahenye

1 year ago

Its not that hard as i thought



Enhance your knowledge and skills with the course materials and learning resources we provide.


Complete each end-of-unit assessment to progress through the course at your own pace.


After successfully completing your course in full, you will be able to claim your certificate or diploma.


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Certification adds credibility and value to your CV, giving you a major edge in today's competitive job market. Complete as many free courses as you like to enhance and improve your resume.

With your new credentials, you will have a much better change of getting hired. Whether starting from scratch or considering a career change, every achievement and accolade on your CV could help.

The more impressive your professional profile, the easier it becomes to climb the career ladder. Maximise your potential and fast-track your development, with the help of eLearning College.


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