Fundamentals of Bookkeeping

Professional Development


This course covers the concept of bookkeeping from transactions to financial statements creation. There is a particular focus on double entry, including some application questions to practise, plus a look into the underlying fundamental characteristics of a set of financial statements and how they affect the bookkeeping process.

Suitable For

First year trainee accountants or those looking to start an accountancy qualification in the future.

3 CPD hours
3 hours

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Understand how financial statements are produced
  • Understand the concept of double entry
  • Be able to account for a range of transactions using debits & credits

Session content

  • Introduction to debits and credits
  • Overview of the bookkeeping process
  • Understanding basic financial statements
  • Underlying concepts of financial statements
  • Practise scenarios on double entry