Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Bookkeeping and Accounts

Bookkeeping and Accounts

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City & Guilds Level 1 in Bookkeeping and Accounting

Offering a basic introduction to bookkeeping skills, this course serves as the perfect introductory program for anyone with a natural aptitude for accountancy.

SKU: 1115F7311
ID: 33075


Is this course right for me?

This 8 week course is an entry point for learners who need to develop their finance or business skills. Designed to give learners the introductory knowledge and confidence to take on a higher level Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and to progress in their lives and careers.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Each application is considered on individual merit

Once you have completed this short course you should:

  • Know how to complete financial documents
  • Be able to record cash and credit transactions in books of original entry
  • Be able to prepare bank reconciliation
  • Be able to extract a trial balance from the ledger accounts

Units to be studied will include:

  • The purpose and content of financial documents
  • Complete financial documents
  • Enter invoices and credit notes in day books
  • Transfer totals into ledger book
  • Post individual transactions into ledger book
  • Record cash book transactions and credit transactions using double entry bookkeeping
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statement using appropriate information
  • Balance ledger accounts
  • Extract the trial balance from the ledger book and cash book

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually. Visit our Welsh Language in the College page to find out what else is available to you.

  • Written examination
  • No additional equipment required

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

Any costs above are approximate and may change. For information on refunds and course cancellations please see the fee policy.

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Last updated: 27/02/2024
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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