Bookkeeping Certificate

Office based roles
Level 2
18 Weeks

The Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping course package includes ‘A1, ‘A2’ covering Manual Bookkeping and ‘A3’ covering complicated Bookkeeping.

The learner can upgrade their ICB membership status to Associate and use the letters ‘AICB’ after your name plus tap into the professional support and resources available from the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.

Who is this suitable for?

Our accounting programmes have been designed to develop participants knowledge throughout their careers.

What will apprentices learn?

A1 Bookkeeping

  • The role of the bookkeeper
  • Setting up the Bank Account and the Analysed Cash Book An Introduction to Double Entry Bookkeeping
  • Correction of Errors and the Journal
  • The Cash Account and two Column Cash Book
  • Payroll Transactions
  • An Introduction to Value Added Tax and Calculating VAT Petty Cash

A2 Bookkeeping

  • Day Books and Control Accounts
  • Three Column Cash Book
  • Bad debts
  • Sale of an Asset
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Paying the VAT bill
  • The Construction Industry
  • Withdrawal of funds by partners and directors Foreign Transactions
  • Relevant Legislation

A3 Bookkeeping

  • Setting Up a New Business
  • Rebuilding data & manual configuration and opening balances and Product Codes
  • Setting up New Customers/Suppliers and
  • Adding New Customers
  • Invoices with Trade/Settlement Discounts
  • Customer and Supplier Invoicing Procedure
  • Customer Receipts & Supplier Payments
  • Bad Debts & Sale of Assets
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Wages / Salaries & Voluntary Deductions
  • Cash Account & Petty Cash Account
  • Allocating Credit Notes
  • Health & Safety

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/power point presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and role play
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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number of clients791number of clients
apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
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