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Book-keeping - Computerised (Distance Learning) at National Extension College *Fees Payable*

Course description



This home study course will teach you computerised book-keeping techniques for your business or your job, and help you keep track of your finances using Sage Instant Accounts. Computerised Book-keeping is more than just another Sage course; it provides a grounding in the fundamentals of double-entry book-keeping and builds on them to introduce the model of computerised book-keeping. After you’ve worked through this course you’ll be ready to sit an exam leading to a recognised computerised book-keeping qualification from several awarding bodies.


You should allow for approximately 60 hours' study time, plus additional time for completing assignments. You will have tutor support for a period of up to 12 months from the date of enrolment.

Course content

Module 1: Starting out
Module 2: Running the business
Module 3: 'End of period' process
Module 4: Safe computer use


Entry requirements

You do not need previous book-keeping experience but should be computer-literate. If you wish to gain the ICB Level 2 qualification you will need to have passed the ICB Level 1 Certificate in Basic Book-keeping exam. Please check all requirements with the awarding body before you begin the course.


Five assignments
This course will help to prepare you for one of the following qualifications, for which you will need to sit an exam:
IAB Level 3
ICB Level 2

Financial information



It’s your choice: pay in full and discount your course fees, or spread the cost with our finance offer. To pay in instalments, you will need to enrol by telephone.


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NEC acts as a credit intermediary and only offers credit through Pay4Later with Omni Capital finance. Finance is offered subject to age and status. Other options available, please contact us for details or to enrol.

Further information

This course is entirely self-contained so no additional textbooks are required.

You will also need access to a computer running Sage Instant Accounts Version 15 on Windows 98 or above.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact National Extension College *Fees Payable* directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2015
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