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Certificate in Accounting & Bookkeeping – Level 3


Are you a small business owner or manager? Small businesses are often run without any accounting knowledge, but learning how to create an accounting and bookkeeping system is so effective and isn’t as complicated as you might think.Qualifying in the Certificate in Accounting & Bookkeeping – Level 3 course will give you the practical knowledge and skills in accounting and bookkeeping. This is a key component in the administration of a small business and having the ability to perform day to day accounting tasks, whether small or big, will make you effective in your job role. This comprehensive Certificate in Accounting & Bookkeeping – Level 3 course covers everything you need to know, beginning with an in-depth introduction. The modules cover useful and up-to-date topics, such as financial statements, assets and liabilities, inventory and cost methods, budgetary control and cost accounting. Overall, learners will gain a broad understanding of accounting, bookkeeping, and the systems that you should be using to record them. The course explains methods for improving and forecasting cash flow and budgets within the business and outlines how to respond to purchase and sales invoices. There is also a module explaining the importance of good credit control, including how to successfully speak to and deal with late-paying customers. You can go through the course in your own time, wherever you like, which is the beauty of online learning. The course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in 365 days (12 months). We provide an effective support service and guided tutorial videos to build your confidence and help secure your qualification. Here’s a great opportunity to receive a valuable printed certificate and a Learner Unit Summary from ABC Awards or by Study365. These will be printed on high quality paper with the embossed official stamp respectively by ABC awards or Study365.

SKU: 266372 Category:


Accounting and finance_Accountancy


This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the following key topics are listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 20 guided learning hours.


[1] Introduction to Accounting
1.1 What is accounting and why does it exist?
1.2 Four Flavors of Accounting
1.3 Book Keeping
1.4 Financial Accounting (For Outsiders)
1.5 Managerial Accounting (For Insiders)
1.6 Income Taxes

[2] Financial Statements
2.1 Balance sheet
2.2 Income Statement
2.3 Cash Flows

[3] Assets and Liabilities
3.1 Introduction to QuickBooks
3.2 Types of assets and Liabilities

[4] Accounting Transactions
4.1 Trial Balance
4.2 Adjusting entries
4.3 Closing the books
4.4 Sales Revenues, Gross Profits, and operating activities

[5] Inventory and Cost Methods
5.1 Classifying Inventory
5.2 Determining Inventory Quantities
5.3 Cost of Goods Sold
5.4 FIFO and LIFO
5.5 Average Cost Method

[6] Stakeholders and Equity
6.1 Corporate form of organization
6.2 Stock Issue Considerations
6.3 Accounting For Treasury Stock
6.4 Preferred Stock
6.5 Dividends and Retained earnings

[7] Managerial Accounting
7.1 Introduction to managerial accounting
7.2 Code of ethics for managerial accounting
7.3 Managerial cost concepts
7.4 Other managerial Concepts

[8] Cost Accounting
8.1 Cost accounting systems
8.2 Job order cost flow
8.3 Reporting job order costing
8.4 Process cost systems
8.5 Activity based costing

[9] Costs and Expenses
9.1 Cost behavior
9.2 Break even analysis and contribution margin ratio
9.3 Margin of safety

[10] Budgetary Control
10.1 Budgetary control
10.2 Static and flexible budgets
10.3 Responsibility accounting
10.4 Standard costs
10.5 Analysing and reporting variances

[11] Analysis and Decision Making
11.1 Introduction to management decision making
11.2 Incremental analysis
11.3 Capital budgeting and annual rate of return
11.4 Other tools for analysis and decision making

Course Objectives:

This online Small Business Accounting & Bookkeeping course provides small business owners, bookkeepers and management with the information they need to create an effective and reliable accounting and bookkeeping system in their businesses.

Course Duration:

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Option 1 -ABC Awards

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed ABC Awards Accredited Certificate issued by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course) for only £49.

Option 2 -CPD Certificate

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed CPD Accredited Certificate for only £29.


Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Certificate in Accounting & Bookkeeping for Small Business”. These are printed on high grade paper embossed with official Study365 or ABC awards. It is delivered right to your place in a hard back envelope to keep it in pristine condition.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our courses represent outstanding value for money
  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Each course is designed by industry experts, using an innovative interactive learning approach.
  • Includes step-by-step guided videos tutorials.
  • 24/7 Access to the Online Learning Portal.
  • Anytime & Anywhere Learning.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • Study in a user friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.