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 courses

Xero courses

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. This training can be taken as an online course or a classroom course.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm which can also be done remotely as a distance learning online program or from the office.

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

Management accounts distance learning route

Management accounts training covering the above content is delivered as an online training and you will be able to attend 2 months online work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further management accounting and reporting tasks. The online work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure and can be done anytime across the two months period.

This course costs £150; along with the 2 months online work placement.

Management accounts classroom learning route

Management accounts training covering the above content is also delivered as a 2-day classroom training and you will be able to attend 2 months work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further management accounting and reporting tasks. The work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure across the two months period.

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months office-based work placement.

This course costs £150; classroom training only without the 2 months work placement.

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

Classroom session dates

11 - 12 Nov 2020
4 - 5 Feb 2021

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

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 training can be taken as an online course or a classroom course.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm which can also be done remotely as a distance learning online program or from the office.

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

VAT distance learning route

VAT training covering the above content is delivered as an online training and you will be able to attend 2 months online work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further VAT and accounting tasks. The online work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure and can be done anytime across the two months period.

This course costs £150; along with the 2 months online work placement.

VAT classroom learning route

VAT training covering the above content is also delivered as a 2-day classroom training and you will be able to attend 2 months work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further VAT and accounting tasks. The work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure across the two months period.

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months office-based work placement.

This course costs £150; classroom training only without the 2 months work placement.

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

Classroom session dates

21 - 22 Dec 2020
14 - 15 Jan 2021

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

Resources

VAT Slideshow (ppt)

Excel

This training focuses on building your Excel skills to 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. This training can be taken as an online course or a classroom course.

After this training, you will have the opportunity to become a trainee in our partner accountancy firm which can also be done remotely as a distance learning online program or from the office.

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

Excel distance learning route

Excel training covering the above content is delivered as an online training and you will be able to attend 2 months online work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further Excel and accounting tasks. The online work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure and can be done anytime across the two months period.

This course costs £150; along with the 2 months online work placement.

Excel classroom learning route

Excel training covering the above content is also delivered as a 2-day classroom training and you will be able to attend 2 months work placement in our partner accounting firm where you will be dealing with further Excel and accounting tasks. The work placement is set out as a 1-day per week structure across the two months period.

This course costs £250; along with the 2 months office-based work placement.

This course costs £150; classroom training only without the 2 months work placement.

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

Classroom session dates

4 - 5 Nov 2020
11 - 12 Feb 2021

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

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

Fri 6th Nov 2020
Wed 7th Apr 2021

Due to COVID-19, all face-to-face training are postponed, but all distance learning courses continue to be delivered.

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