Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping (Level 2)

Course overview

This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills required to use a commercial computerised accounting package within the land-based industry.

You will learn the advantages of using a computerised accounting system and develop an understanding of the need for measures to be in place to maintain the security of computer hardware, software and data.

You will learn

  • How to set up a computerised accounting system by inputting opening account balances
  • How to set up accounts for customers and suppliers
  • How to create various business documents
  • How to input data from source documents to account for various types of transactions
  • How to process receipts from customers and payments to suppliers from various payment methods
  • How to reconcile the balance on the bank’s current account against the balance on a statement of account received from a bank
  • How to process payments made by a business from petty cash
  • How to use a journal by preparing journal entries and processing transactions from the journal through the accounting system
  • How the VAT system operates
  • How to calculate VAT and use accounts to record VAT purchase tax and sales tax
  • How to generate several reports for general use or by management
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements. Some knowledge of Maths and English is desired.

You will be expected to study on the following days of the week:

Enfield Campus

  • Wednesday

Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress onto our BTEC Diploma in Business Skills (Level 2).