Practical Bookkeeping & Accounts

Practical Bookkeeping & Accounts

AED 2,850

Scope of Training

This training programme covers both introductory Bookkeeping and Accounting within a relatively short time period. Participants will gain practical skills in Excel spreadsheets, manual and electronic double-entry bookkeeping as well as knowledge and understanding of the essential principles, concepts, ethics and limitations that underpin Bookkeeping and Accounting. This module is a recommended preparatory module for Professional Certificate in Accounting.  

Target Audience

  • Anyone who wants a good grounding in double-entry Bookkeeping and Accounting 
  • Anyone who wants to progress to professional qualifications as Bookkeepers, Accounting Technicians and fully qualified Accountants 

Course Objectives & Benefits

By the end of the training programme, participants should be able to: 


  • Perform basic operations as required for Bookkeeping and Accounting 
  • Perform basic operations with Excel spreadsheets 
  • Understand the notion of double-entry leading to the preparation of trading, profit and loss as well as balance sheets 
  • Develop the general, practical and professional skills relevant to the profession 
  • Develop awareness of relevant ethical issues 

Course Details

  • Duration: 2 weeks 
  • Contact hours: 12 hours 
  • The course consists of 4 sessions of 3 hours each 
  • The sessions will be held twice a week in the afternoon 
  • Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Competence 
  • Content: 4 topics 


Topic 1: The basic principles, concepts, ethics, limitations, and techniques central to Bookkeeping and Accounting 

Topic 2: Bookkeeping and Accounting – Similarities and Differences 

Topic 3: Recording Financial Transactions 

Topic 4: Preparing the Profit and Loss Account/Income Statement and Balance Sheet 

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