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Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting (Level 3 Certificate)

IAB
Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

Learners who complete the qualification successfully will have a comprehensive range of knowledge and skills and will be able to carry out period end bookkeeping routines and also perform tasks of a complex nature that fall within the function of computerised bookkeeping and accounting. They will be able to:

• Understand the purpose of accounting concepts and standards, and recognise the qualitative characteristics of financial information
• Understand the basics of computerised accounting
• Understand terms used in accounting
• Understand the purpose of VAT accounts and the VAT return
• Understand the process of accounting for a stock valuation
• Understand the process of accounting for fixed assets
• Understand the process of accounting for prepayments and accruals
• Understand the process of accounting for bad and doubtful debts
• Understand the purpose of a trial balance and a suspense account
• Understand the purpose of financial statements
• Understand the principles of accounting for partnerships
• Understand the purposes of budgeting
• Set up a computerised accounting system
• Enter business transactions
• Prepare and post journal entries
• Account for a stock valuation
• Account for fixed assets
• Account for prepayments and accruals
• Account for bad and doubtful debts
• Make end of period adjustments
• Amend the chart of accounts and generate reports


The qualification is assessed by means of a Knowledge Test and an Examination.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    28 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    601/9055/3

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2021

Available Sessions

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  • Course: IAB Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates
  • Full tuition fee 105
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

The Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting qualification is primarily designed to appeal to learners who has already achieved the IAB or City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping/Accounts and wish to further their studies of computerised bookkeeping within a working business. The qualification will also appeal to those learners who already have good practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject. Owners of small businesses may also find the qualification useful as it gives coverage of the wide range of tasks that can be carried out using commercially available accounting software suitable for maintaining accounts for a small business.

Additional Information

The Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping and Accounting qualification is primarily designed to appeal to learners who already have a good working knowledge of the software, and wish to further their studies of computerised bookkeeping within a working business environment gaining a qualification at Level 3 of the regulated qualification framework, or having already achieved the IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping. Those who enrol in this course must be Level 2 standard, either by achieving the qualification or have the knowledge and competency of the Level 2 Sage functions.

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