Basic Bookkeeping Course for Beginners Online

Online Basic Bookkeeping Course for Beginners

Keep track of your finances and manage your business effectively by becoming familiar with the basic accounting terminology and how to balance ledgers.


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Course Description

This course may be eligible for CEUs*

Do you want to enhance your C.V.? Are you thinking about setting up on your own? If the answer is yes, then you need to have a good understanding of financial terms and statements. This basic accounting and bookkeeping online course will help you learn all the accounting terms and understand the basic concepts of bookkeeping.

This course touches on accounting terms, methods, payables and receivables, journal and ledger, balance sheets, financial statements, budgeting and auditing.

Why Should You Learn Bookkeeping?

A recognized bookkeeping course for beginners could open the door for a long and fulfilling career. Several bookkeepers advance through the grades into becoming full-time accountants with well-known companies. Others love the concept of working for themselves, starting their private bookkeeping businesses, or becoming freelancers.
The global demand for competent accounting professionals is at a record peak. All kinds of businesses rely on professional bookkeepers to monitor their financial health.

Start working toward a career in bookkeeping today, and you never know where it will lead you someday!

Top Benefits of Enrolling in Basic Bookkeeping Courses

  • Work from anywhere
  • Healthier Financial Condition
  • Study online seamlessly
  • Better Employment Opportunities
  • Understand money management
  • Acquire an in-demand skillset
  • Competitive starting remuneration
  • Boost skillset and confidence


At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand basic accounting terminology
  • Identify the differences between the cash and accrual accounting methods
  • Keep track of your business by becoming familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Use a journal and general ledger to document business financials
  • Utilize the balance sheet
  • Identify different types of financial statements
  • Uncover the reasons for and actually create a budget
  • Become familiar with internal and external auditing


This course is designed for:

  • Anyone who wants to give a boost to their career
  • Anyone who wishes to set up their own business


None/No previous knowledge required.


4 hours


This course comes with 12 modules consisting of text, video and quizzes.
It is a self-paced program available 24/7. Participants can learn at their own pace, anytime, anywhere and on any device.


A participation certificate will be issued on completion of the course.

Course Content


Module One: Getting Started


Module Two: Basic Terminology (I)


Module Three: Basic Terminology (II)


Module Four: Accounting Methods


Module Five: Review Questions


Module Six: Understanding the Balance Sheet


Module Seven: Other Financial Statements


Module Eight: Payroll Accounting / Terminology


Module Nine: End of Period Procedures


Module Ten: Financial Planning, Budgeting and Control


Module Eleven: Auditing


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

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