Accounting Courses

Small Business Accounting is a course that has been created so that you may have a thorough understanding of accounting principles if you were looking to possibly gain an accounts position, up skill in your business credentials for further promotion or to understand and manage the accounts of your own business.

Courses Direct offers this course in partnership with Daniel Hunt and Associates and it is Daniel who will be able to tutor and advise you throughout the course.

A Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), Daniel will be able to train you in the areas of financial reporting, creating and analysing business documents such as profit and loss statements and tutoring the principles of budgeting and forecasting.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. The Accounting Equation (A - L + R - E = OE)
  2. General Journal (accounts payable & receivable)
  3. Understanding the Trial Balance
  4. Financial statements – Profit & Loss / Balance Sheet
  5. Accruals & Prepayments
  6. Goods & Services Tax & Income Tax
  7. Budgeting & Forecasting
  8. Cashflow Management
  9. Ratio Analysis
  10. Accounting using Microsoft excel
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • To increase your competence and skills in practical accounting areas
  • Understand accounting language such as the profit and loss statements and what they include and how they are created.
  • Using balance sheets and all accounting journals such as the general, accounts receivable and accounts payable journals.
  • How to manage cashflow of the business.
  • Forecasting and budgeting of business.
  • Using Microsoft excel for accounting purposes.