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Basic Accounting Course – CPD Accredited – Start Your Career in Accounting Today


The Basic Accounting course will provide learners with an introduction into the world of accounting, giving a key insight into fundamental accounting topics in order to help learn how accounting works.

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Course Syllabus

As part of the Basic Accounting course students will learn a range of topics including the following:

  • Accounting
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Fundamental Accounting Concepts
  • The Double Entry Accounting System
  • The Financial Statements
  • Analyzing, Recording, and Classifying Transactions
  • Adjusting Entries
  • Closing Entries, Post-Closing Trial Balance, and Reversing
  • Final Assessment


The Basic Accounting course is certified by National Open College.

On completion of the course learners will be awarded with:

Level 3 Award in Basic Accounting

Learners will receive the following:

  • CPD Certificate of Completion

After completing the Basic Accounting course learners will be awarded with the National Open College CPD certificate. The certificate will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grad classification level. You can use the certificate to showcase your skills during job or academic interviews or part of your portfolio of evidence.

The certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available for an additional fee of £9.99


The Basic Accounting course is assessed by a series of multiple choice tests and online assessments. These test are marked instantaneously. No external examination is required.

At the end of each module on the course, learners will take a multiple choice question assessment. This series of regular assessments will test your knowledge and skills on the main learning points from each module to ensure you have retained strong knowledge and understanding on each topic.

Once all of the end of module tests have been completed on the Basic Accounting course, you will take a final assessment. This final assessment will contain questions from the entire course and assess your ability to fully understand the concepts contained within the course. A mock test will be available for the Basic Accounting course final assessment, so learners can familiarise themselves with the question styles.

Study Method

The course is designed for online studying through our Student Study Portal. Students of the Basic Accounting course will receive all course materials online which offers 24/7 access to the course, plus tutor support via email.

This provides learners with the flexibility to choose their own study hours around their work or life scheduled. Study the Basic Accounting course any time, day or night.

Course Duration

The Basic Accounting course requires approximately 70 hours to complete.

Students will have access to the course for up to 12 months from the date of enrolment.

There is no time limits or deadlines to complete the course, during the 12 month access.

This is only a guide to the recommended learning hours required to complete the Basic Accounting course. As the course is online the learning hours will depend on how quickly an individual can absorb and process the information. Every learner is different and will study at their own pace. The learning is available online, so it can be spread out over multiple sessions during the 12 month access period.

Tutor Support

Perhaps the most important aspect as part of your course is knowing that you can have full help and support when you need it. No matter how big or small your question is, when you enrol onto the Basic Accounting course you will have access to our dedicated tutor support team throughout the duration of your course.

Our dedicated tutors want you achieve your study goals and pass the course with top marks. The tutors at National Open College will be able to answer any queries and provide an unlimited amount of support.

Entry Requirements

Whilst there is no pre-requisite required in order to study the Basic Accounting course, we recommend a reasonable level of literacy in order to study the course. You should have keen interest in accounting.

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