L1 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Computerised)



The course consists of 5 manual accounting units and two computerised accounting units. The computerised units are taught using the Sage Line 50 Accounting package.

Course Content - What will I learn?

You will learn the basis and principles of bookkeeping and develop skills to carry out routine bookkeeping activities in manual and computerised forms. You will also gain an understanding of the importance of accuracy and use those skills to input and verify financial information. The manual accounting units are: preparing and processing bookkeeping documens; recording credit transactions; making and receiving payments; recording receipts and payments; maintaining petty cash records. The computerised accounting units are: record routine bookkeeping transactions using a computerised system; prepare and record sales and purchase documents uing a computerised system.

Am I right for the course?

This qualification has been designed to provide learners with a flexible, modern and coherent introduction to key principles and practices in bookkeeping in a computerised environment. It is aimed at learners who are new to the skills and knowledge requirement of bookkeepers. It is suitable for those who are studying in preparation for employment in bookkeeping job roles and those who are already employed in bookkeeping/data processing roles and who wish to develop introductory knowledge of the underlying principles and practices.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification although it is desirable that you have minimum numeracy and ICT skills at Level 1. You do not need prior knowledge of Accounting Software packages.

All of the units will be externally assessed by OCR Examiner-moderators. Each of the units is assessed by means of OCR set & marked unit assignments, which will be taken at regular intervals throughout the course.

There are no additionalities on this course.

Oaklands College has a team of staff who are dedicated to help you reach your potential and have relevant professional experience in accounting and the use of computerised accounting packages.

What Next?

You may be able to progress to the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting depending on your overall relevant skills and accounting work experience.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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