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Fundamentals for Small Businesses Course: access the first unit for free

Upgrade for full access to the course for £20 and receive a certificate of completion when you’ve finished.

Whether you’re a small business owner or you’re looking to become self-employed, the Accounting Fundamentals for Small Businesses course provides you with the essential accounting knowledge relevant to your current and future needs.

Ideal for those who may not have an accounting or finance background, this accounting course covers the basic accounting skills you’ll need to run your own business and manage your business finances. You may also go on to further learning in accounting for career development in a specific field.

With free access to the first unit on this course, you’ll gain the basic knowledge and skills to help you set, and manage a budget for your small business. Once you’ve completed this free unit, you have the option to upgrade to the full course for £20.

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Small businesses owners, sole traders, entrepreneurs, and those with no previous knowledge or experience of accounting

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Online learning

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Flexible start

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6 months

Access the first unit for free

Accounting Fundamentals for Small Businesses course overview

  • What you will learn

    This course contains the following units:

    • Creating a budget for the small business (free unit)
    • Business tips for start-up companies
    • Knowledge of becoming a sole trader
    • Cash flow
    • Understanding your financial documents
    • Basic bookkeeping
    • Getting to grips with VAT

  • What's included

    • Free access to the first unit
    • 24/7 access to BabingtonOnline
    • Self-grading activities
    • Video lectures
    • Exclusive learner discussion forum

  • Assessment

    Online knowledge assessment with instant feedback
  • Prerequisites

    No formal accounting experience or knowledge is required for this course
  • Progression

    Upon successfully completing Accounting Fundamentals for Small Businesses you could progress onto our AAT Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification, which will cover the more detailed aspects of bookkeeping such as double entry and preparing transactions
  • Payment

    Free access to the first unit – Budgets: creating a budget for the small business
    Unlock access to the full course for only £20

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