Bookkeeping Applications, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Bookkeeping Applications

4 days
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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This Bookkeeping Applications course from Warnborough College is a natural progression from our Bookkeeping Foundations course which focused on accounting for small businesses within the service industry. This online course will focus mostly on accounting for Trading firms and the various differences between recording and reporting.


This Bookkeeping Applications course from Warnborough College will teach you to:

  • Implement a recording system for an enterprise, including the Continuous and Physical methods of recording transactions involving stock
  • Describe and use control accounts appropriately
  • Prepare, analyse and interpret financial reports for trading firms, including those with more than one selling department
  • Outline alternatives in financing for small businesses including alternative business structures
  • Illustrate alternative accounting approaches available to a variety of businesses

Course Aims

  • Describe the nature of different businesses, and the differences between recording and reporting
  • Describe the nature of stock and the physical system of recording inventory
  • Explain the perpetual or continuous system of recording for inventory
  • Distinguish between the main methods for valuing merchandise
  • Describe the difference between bad debts and doubtful debts
  • Explain how to prepare the journal entries and understand the effect of bad debts on final accounting reports
  • Develop your understanding of control accounts and their uses
  • Explain of the use of budgets and to apply the skills learned
  • Explain the use and role played by statements of cash flows
  • Explain the different accounting alternatives available to business and the advantages and disadvantages of the various alternatives
  • Describe the tools used to measure the key areas of performance and financial position of a business and how they can aid in decision making
  • Describe the different sources of finance available to businesses, other methods of expanding a business

Programme Structure


  • Decision Making –  How to Manage Your Bookkeeping
  • Managing Cash Flow, Obtaining Finance and Managing Bad Debts
  • Managing the Inventory
  • Profit and Loss
  • Establishing and Managing Control Accounts
  • Budgeting 
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

Tuition Fee

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    395 GBP/full
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    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.


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