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ACA Practical Bookkeeping

ACA Practical Bookkeeping will improve your knowledge of the mechanics of accounting. It will provide the practical knowledge and experience of processing information and transactions.

Course prices, excluding exams:

£577.80 - £860.28 (inc. VAT)

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1. Structure

We offer a 3 day or 5 day classroom based bookkeeping course that covers:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • The Accounting Equation
  • Ledger Accounting
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • VAT
  • Fixed Assets
  • Books of prime entry and control accounts
  • Reconciliations
  • Bad and doubtful debts
  • Other accounting concepts

The 5 day course also includes 2 days working through a scenario based case study.

2. Study methods

Study methods available for this qualification

A traditional scheduled programme with face to face tutor-led classes.

  • Classes with your peers at set times of day
  • Work through practical examples and ask questions




Classroom location

Classes are available at the following training centres in London:

3. Exams and sittings

There are no formal examinations for the Practical Bookkeeping course. Practical examples are worked through and discussed within the classroom.

You will be given some questions to do as homework to consolidate the knowledge from the classroom content.

4. Study materials

You will be supplied with the following printed materials:

  • Kaplan workbook

  • Kaplan question bank

And for the 5 day course, you’ll also get a Kaplan case study.

5. Tutor support

We’ll support you every step of the way throughout your Practical Bookkeeping learning experience with us. You can contact a tutor and get the help you need quickly and easily. Your tutor will give you their email address during the class and will aim to respond within 1 working day.

6. Pricing structure

3 day course: £577.80 (inc. VAT)

5 day course: £860.28 (inc. VAT)

Funding options

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Your employer may fund the costs of your studies if you're already working in a related field and want to develop your learning. You'll need to speak to them to see if you're eligible.

How to enrol

Enrol online or call us on 0161 259 7400.

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