Short Accounting Courses

We believe in practical training to advance your career. You can choose from any of the following short accounting courses & gain a Guaranteed work placement within our Chartered Accounting firm to strengthen your CV and skills.

Sage 50 level 1 & 2

This Sage 50 training course offers practical, hands-on computerised accountancy work experience training designed to help you appreciate the accountancy framework, get a good understanding of Sage 50 and provide you with the necessary practical skills to complement your educational courses or qualifications and enhance your employment skills.

Course content:

  • Sales invoices
  • Sales returns & credit notes
  • Sales ledger
  • Purchase invoices
  • Purchase returns & credit notes
  • Purchase ledger
  • Bank payments & receipts
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Petty cash
  • Maintaining coding systems
  • Nominal codes
  • Nominal ledger
  • Journals
  • Control accounts
  • Opening and closing balances
  • Correction of errors
  • Reports, Year-end accounts
  • Trial Balance

Upon completion of this training, you will get a certificate of completion and you will also be able to progress and complete the Sage 50 level 3 course to give you an exposure to the year-end adjustment and completion of final accounts.

You could also opt to take an exam to gain the AAT accredited Computerised Accounts qualification.

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £150 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

16th - 17 Nov 2017
19th - 20th Dec 2017
22nd - 23rd Jan 2018
12th - 13th Feb 2018

Resources

Sales Invoice Slideshow (ppt)

Sage 50 level 3

This 2-day training is designed for those looking for a more in-depth knowledge of Sage 50 and how to use the programme in non-routine situations for the completion of year-end adjustment and final accounts.

This course will focus on the interpretation and processing of both routine and non-routine transactions. Preparing you to independently input and monitor financial data.

Course content

  • Sales & purchases invoices
  • Credit notes
  • Nominal codes
  • Ledger entries
  • Contra entries
  • Suspense accounts
  • Bad & doubtful debts
  • Accounting for fixed assets
  • Disposals
  • Depreciation (Straight-Line and Reducing Balance)
  • Adjustments and corrections
  • Prepayments
  • Accruals
  • Period end closures
  • Reports
  • Trial Balance
  • Profit & Loss accounts
  • Balance Sheet

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £150 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

23rd - 24th Nov 2017
23rd - 24th Feb 2018
24th - 25th May 2018

Resources

Training Video

Sage Payroll

This 3-day Sage Payroll training is designed to help you get a practical understanding of manual and computerised payroll in a real work environment. After this payroll training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm.

Course content

  • Introduction to Payroll (PAYE forms, codes, allowances and rates, etc.)
  • Manual Payroll (computing gross salaries, net pay, pensions, NI and PAYE)
  • Computerised Payroll Software (Using Sage 50 Payroll to run the payroll for a company)
  • Statutory Payments (computing SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP)
  • PAYE tax return filing
  • Payroll Administration (preparing payslips, reports and P45's)
  • Salary reports and salary journals

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £300; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £200 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

6th - 8th Nov 2017
25th - 27th Jan 2018
25th - 27th Apr 2018

Resources

Training Video

Management Accounts

The training elicits your ability to be creative in presenting financial reports to the Board of Directors in a simplified way to the understanding of non-financial Directors. Ideal for individuals at any level who want a better insight into management accounts, how to read, interpret and present accounts.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm.

Course content

  • Preparing management reports
  • Preparing company budgets
  • Computing variances
  • Calculating ratios
  • Analysing company performances
  • Investigating variances and reporting on these to management
  • Application of your personality and interpersonal skills into generating reports
  • Management reports prepared from raw data

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £150 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

2nd - 3rd Nov 2017
8th - 9th Feb 2018
17th - 18th May 2018

Resources

Training Video

VAT

This is an invaluable course which will prove priceless to your career and further help you to secure a job within the finance department of a large organization, as you will realize that most medium to large sized organizations offering taxable supplies are VAT registered. This will further help to intensify your understanding of Sage Line 50 and build your competence and confidence.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm.

Course content

  • VAT rates
  • VAT Coding system on Sage
  • Application of different types of VAT schemes
  • Calculation of VAT payable/ reclaimable
  • VAT return
  • VAT control accounts
  • VAT reconciliation
  • VAT registration and deregistration
  • Deadlines for VAT payments
  • VAT investigations and dealing with HMRC VAT agents
  • Manual and computerised VAT using different types of VAT schemes and rates

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £150 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

23rd - 24th Oct 2017
18th - 19th Jan 2018
12th - 13th Apr 2018

Resources

VAT Slideshow (ppt)

Excel

This training focuses on building your Excel skills to advanced intermediate level as applicable to accounting. On completion of this training, you will be more confident with using Excel to set up reports, tables, charts and more complex formulas.

For anybody working in an accounting/ finance capacity in any sized organisation, you will need to have good computer skills and be able to use MS Excel to at least intermediate level.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm.

Course content

  • Basic formulas
  • More complex formulas; including Vlook-up, Hlook-up, Sum if, If, Linking etc
  • Tables and pivot tables
  • Charts and pivot charts
  • Setting up the Extended trial balance using formulas
  • Setting up the Profit & loss accounts using linking
  • Setting up the Balance Sheet using linking

Work Experience

With this training you will gain a guaranteed 2 months work placement with our partner accounting firm as an Accounts Assistant to add to your CV!

Need more work experience?

Did you know that if you book this course along with the any other short training, you will be entitled to 5% discount + 5 months guaranteed work placement?

Check out our work experience offers

Pricing

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months work placement. The course can also be booked without the work placement and this will cost £150 only.

£100 deposit is required to secure your booking and the balance is payable on the first day of the training.

Dates

26th - 27th Oct 2017
29th - 30th Jan 2018
2nd - 3rd May 2018

Resources

Training Video

CV & Interview workshops

Come along to our CV and interview session to gain valuable advice to build your CV, learn how to structure your skills and experience and trainings to improve your employability. You will also gain valuable insight on how to sell yourself at interviews.

We always say to people, "it's one thing to have all the qualifications and experience, and it's another thing to be able to package these in such a way that it demands attention; then it's also another thing to be able to speak about the experience in an attractive and convincing manner".

Here at our award winning centre, we make it a point of duty to offer you a holistic package, so that you gain the relevant qualifications, you also gain the much needed practical work experience and you also want to be able to pull it together and be able to sell yourself positively to the best of your abilities. All with the aim of getting you into work.

Come along to our half-a-day CV & interview workshop, and you will benefit from:

  • Detailed CV review in line with an Accounting role
  • Improvement relating the non-Accounting experience you may have to enhance your chances in getting a suitable role
  • Interview scenarios and review of performances
  • Support in writing your CV
  • Review of your updated CV by an experienced Accountant with experience in practice and in recruiting

Dates

Thurs 30th Nov 2017
Fri 23rd Mar 2018
Fri 20th Jul 2018

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