This diploma is a classic bookkeeping training programme that can result in a solid, industry recognised AAT qualification.
If you’re a beginner to finance and accounts and looking at how best to start your career in this industry, this is a great place to begin.
If you’re looking to set your own bookkeeping business up, this is a great way to start to build your professional skillset that will prove to prospective clients that you have the ability to manage their financial records with confidence.
From here you could look towards gaining further AAT qualifications which could help progress your career path by opening the door to roles such as Accountant, Auditor, Finance Team Leader etc.
Awarded 130 CPD points upon successful completion
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The Foundation Diploma in Bookkeeping with AAT is a classic course that provides solid qualifications.
Combine Pitman Training’s well-regarded reputation for the quality of our Diplomas, along with our partnership with AAT, the accounting industry’s leading professional body, to bring you qualifications that will stand the test of time.
The lifeblood of every business is cash flow. Having a firm grip on the figures is what differentiates strong businesses from flailing ones. The skills learnt with this diploma ensure business owners and directors can get on with their everyday tasks, relying on you to manage the daily finances enabling them to look at the overall view of their financial status.
This diploma is packed full of practical training and will provide you with the blueprint for the beginning of a successful career in finance. You’ll study core bookkeeping courses as well as Sage Accounts, meaning you’ll be well up to speed with the processes involved in manual and digital bookkeeping processes. As well as the key bookkeeping courses, you’ll have the option to select an elective subject of your choice and will also study Microsoft Excel; a vital spreadsheet programme used in businesses and in particular accounting departments worldwide.
All our students who study for an AAT qualification get access to MyAAT. This is an online study support system. A great place to find articles, resources, practice tests etc. all designed to help you succeed in your quest to gain industry qualifications. We recommend spending a good amount of time utilising as much as possible on this platform so that when the time comes for you to sit your qualification examinations, you’re as prepared as possible.
At the end of your studies, once you’ve successfully completed your courses and assessments, not only will you you’ll gain a prestigious Pitman Training Diploma certificate but you’ll hold an AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping. Both are recognisable and will be attractive to employers looking for proven accounting skills and experience.
The Foundation Diploma in Bookkeeping will give you the skills you need to gain industry qualifications that will enable you to gain an entry level position in the Accounts Department of any organisation either as a Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant or Purchase Ledger Clerk for example.
Not only will this diploma give you practical experience of the processes involved with both manual and digital bookkeeping, you’ll gain valuable hands-on experience using real-life scenarios throughout your training. This means, when you come to put your training into practice in the workplace, you can be confident in your ability to hit the ground running.
This Sage 50 Accounts course will help you learn how to process a business’ finances using this globally renowned accounting software. This is essential, interactive training using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes.
Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level. Over 10 self-paced lessons you’ll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.
Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you’d like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you’ll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions.
This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills, which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers.
If you have or are thinking about setting up your own business, this course will provide you with an essential grounding in the basics of business structure and law.
For a business, nothing is more important than its finances. This course will provide you with a good understanding of business accounts – essential knowledge if you run a small business.
This is a fast, specialist course of 2-3 hours that will teach you how to touch-type using the numeric keypad, essential if you regularly input figures into a computer as part of your role.
This flexible study Outlook course takes you through everything you need to use this popular email system as a work tool, from navigation and views through contacts and appointments, to tasks and folders.
Our Microsoft Word course is designed to provide you with the essential skills you will need to be proficient in Word, in a work environment, in as short a time as possible.
There are no specific pre-requisites required for this Diploma.
With this reputable qualification on your CV you can confidently work towards a great accounting career. From working as a bookkeeper further training can progress you towards jobs such as Assistant Accountant, Auditor, Finance Team Leader and ultimately, with the right qualifications, a qualified Accountant.