Award in Computerised Accounting for Business - First

Course description
Course nameAward in Computerised Accounting for Business 
Training providerFirst

Level 1

Course duration

40 hours supported by online e-learning.

Who the course is for

  (eligibility and personal characteristics)

This course is for:

  • people who don't necessarily want to start up but who see the value in developing entrepreneurial skills to progress into employment (we recently surveyed more than 50 local employers and the vast majority said they placed high importance on entrepreneurial skills)
  • people with business ideas who are not sure of the next steps
  • people who don't yet have an idea but who like the thought of starting up and would like to explore it further
  • early stage founders

The course will help to improve your skills in:

  • problem solving
  • working with others
  • communication
  • confidence
  • developing knowledge and understanding about the world of business startups

What you will study

(key modules or content)

4 key modules: 

  • Understanding a computerised accounting application 
  • Introduction to book keeping 
  • Working with book keeping 
  • Banking procedures 

You will have the option at the end of the course to access further support through FIRST in the form of:

  • work placement experience
  • supported networking events
  • signposting to other specialist business services as appropriate
Entry requirementsThere are no entry requirements. 

Requirements of the course

(Personal protective equipment, tools, materials)

None but you may require IT access.
Progression and careers
  • Self employment
  • Business startup
  • Entry into employment via skill development
  • Career progression - improved career opportunities within current employment
For more information please contact:
NameMasud Raja