Bookkeeping Diploma

Pitman Training’s Bookkeeping Diploma is suitable for anyone keen to develop bookkeeping and spreadsheets skills for an accounting role. Over 5 core courses you'll gain knowledge and practical skills in bookkeeping, Sage Accounts and Microsoft Excel. 

 

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Is this for you?

The Bookkeeping Diploma covers everything you will need to have a successful career in Finance and Accounting; Bookkeeping Level 2 (3 modules), Sage Accounts and Microsoft Excel.

If your aim is to work within the accounting team in larger firms, you’ll be able to collate, check and analyse financial information efficiently on their behalf. If you choose to work in a smaller business, your diploma will give you the knowledge and confidence to run a busy accounts department. You may also have aspirations to provide your own accountancy service to local firms, in which case you can be certain this diploma will provide you with the knowledge you need.

 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 140 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

140 hours

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About this diploma

Get a job as a trusted Accounts Technician

Every business regardless of sector needs trusted accounts professionals to ensure every financial transaction is managed and organised to the highest level. You’ll need an unwavering eye for detail and the ability to work under pressure in order to meet important deadlines. With the Bookkeeping Diploma you’ll get all of the essential skills required to be a highly valued assistant to company accountants in larger firms – collecting, checking and analysing financial information on their behalf. Or, if you choose to work in a smaller business, your diploma will give you the knowledge and confidence to run a busy accounts department. You may also have aspirations to provide your own accountancy service to local firms, in which case you can be certain this diploma will provide you with the knowledge you need.

The essential skills you need to get the job and succeed

With your Bookkeeping Diploma you’ll have great transferable skills which you can take from one employer to another. In fact, you’ll be able to enjoy a long and successful career where your skills are always highly sought after. Your diploma will cover everything you will need including Bookkeeping, Sage 50 Accounts and Microsoft Excel. And, you'll have the option to choose two additional core subjects where you can tailor the training to your preferences, topics available includes courses such as Sage Payroll, Payroll Principles, Costing & Pricing to name just a few.

What will you get in return?

A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world. Businesses throughout the UK recognise Pitman Training as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Bookkeeping Diploma, you’ll have world class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well paid Finance Assistant or Accounts Technician.

Our Diplomas give students the confidence to know that you’re one step closer to your dream job, promotion or new career.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this Bookkeeping training is to provide you with an understanding and practical experience required to manage a businesses financial records. Through self-paced, hands-on learning you'll gain confidence in your bookkeeping abilities that can immediately be put into practice in any workplace. 

In addition to the Pitman Training Bookkeeping certification anyone who successfully gain this qualification will be eligible to commence further AAT studies if desired.

Courses Included

Bookkeeping Level 2 - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping Level 2 - Module 2

This course is the second module designed to further your bookkeeping level 2 studies using the double entry system so you can keep accurate bookkeeping records.

Bookkeeping Level 2 - Module 3

This third bookkeeping module covers many areas including using the journal, and year end accounts which include the profit and loss account and balance sheet.

 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose two additional elective courses. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Payroll Principles

Payroll Principles is a great short course that can be studied in just 4 hours. The course is designed to teach those new to payroll the theory behind the practicalities of running a business’s company payroll.

Sage 50 Payroll

Amongst all our finance courses, Sage training is the most popular and the most in demand. This course brings you the skills you need to use this popular payroll program.

Understanding Business Accounts

For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts – essential knowledge if you run a small business.

Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from, in terms of real pound signs!

Introduction to Business Structure and Law

If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law.

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Numeric Data Entry

This is a fast, specialist course of 2-3 hours that will teach you how to touch-type using the numeric keypad, essential if you regularly input figures into a computer as part of your role.

Pre-Requisites

There are no pre-requisites required for this Diploma. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Once you've gained essential bookkeeping skills you can look to further your career towards roles such as Accounts Clerk, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Manager and ultimately a fully qualified Accountant. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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