Certificate in Small Business Bookkeeping

This practical business bookkeeping course is designed for people wishing to perform bookkeeping tasks using Xero in a wide range of industries and want to become a Certified Bookkeeper. Presented in plain language, this Business Bookkeeping course will give you a sound knowledge of the theory and practice of business bookkeeping.

This online course is designed for:

  • Self-employed/contract bookkeepers
  • Employees performing bookkeeping tasks for companies
  • People performing bookkeeping tasks within their own business


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Basic Principles of Bookkeeping
  2. General Journals and the Trial Balance
  3. Depreciation
  4. Preparing and Interpreting Financial Statements
  5. Processing Balance Day Adjustments
  6. Introduction to Xero Accounting Software
  7. Essential Skills in Budgeting and Cashflow Management
  8. Bookkeeping with Microsoft Excel
  9. Fundamentals of VAT
  10. Understanding Income Tax for Small Business
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

Key benefits:

  • Become a certified business bookkeeper
  • One-to-one tutor support
  • Learn in your own time and at your own pace
  • Increase your chances of employment