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Introduction to Accounting and Finance
B01127

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This course is for anyone who is interested in an introduction to small business acountancy.
It will introduce you to basic accounting principles, practices and terminology.
It can also be an introduction to accredited accountancy and book keeping courses.
You need to be willing to complete homework outside of the course to fully benefit from the course.

Course Content

By the end of the course you will be able develop skills in accounting including basic accounting concepts such as:
Book keeping and accounting definitions
The accounting equation.
Double entry

Preparing a simple balance sheet.

Preparing simple accounts to record business transactions involving:
Capital
Assets and Liabilities
Stock
Revenue and expenses

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

This course is suitable for anyone interested in an introduction to small business accountancy. No previous knowledge of the topics is necessary.

First Class Requirements

Paper, pencil, pen, eraser, rule and calculator

Attendance Requirements

How to Pay for Your Course

Assessment Methods

Please bring to your first class:
Paper, pencil, pen, eraser, rule and calculator

Additional Information

Accredited accountancy and book keeping courses

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.