Accounting Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn the basics of accounting with our accounting & bookkeeping courses in Sydney!

Do financial statements baffle you? Do you mix your current assets with your non-current assets? Are you not sure how liabilities will affect you in the future? Then this accounting course for non-accountants is for you!

Our accounting courses are presented & compiled by a qualified practising accountant and registered BAS agent. We have structured our accounting and finance courses to introduce the financial services industry and teach you the skills you need to engage and prepare financial statements & forecasts. This accounting course will also allow you to highlight key financial aspects of your small business or area of interest.

Is it your goal to gain knowledge about accounting and finance? Would you like to learn how to interpret financial statements? Are you a Board and Committee member, small business owner, or business manager? In that case, you will hugely benefit from this accounting course for non-Accountants.

This course is also suitable for those thinking about a future career in bookkeeping and accounting or the financial services industry.

This accounting course will teach you the concept of financial transactions, accounts charts, double-entry accounting systems, accounting terminology, and simplifying jargon. We will cover the Australian Accounting Standards, keeping records and compliances, and interpretations and itemisations of financial reporting, including trial balance, trading statement, profit and loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement, and forecasts.

By the end of this accounting course for non-Accountants, you should be able to read and understand a company's financial statement and have gained a comprehensive understanding of the Australian Accounting Standards.

With your enrolment, you will receive our digital handouts via email. These are a great source of reference to bring along to your class.

Please see the course testimonials below to see what others thought about our accounting and finance courses.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this accounting course for non-Accountants, you should:

  • being able to read and understand a company's financial statement to make informed business decisions
  • have gained a basic understanding of the Accounting Industry & the Australian Accounting Standards.
  • learn practical skills such as accounts payable and accounts receivable

What will be covered in this beginner's accounting course?

This accounting course will cover the following topics:

  • The double-entry accounting system
  • Accounting terminology and simplifying jargon
  • The Australian Accounting Standards
  • Records keeping and compliance
  • Interpretation and itemisation of accounting and financial reporting, including trial balance, trading statement, profit and loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement and forecasts

Who is this beginner's accounting course for?

This course doesn't have any entry requirements. We have designed it for students who are not accountants and with little knowledge of accounting standards and practices. The student could be:

  • Anyone who needs to be able to interpret financial statements
  • A Board and committee members
  • Small Business owners
  • Managers of departments or units
  • Those interested in stock market research
  • Those interested in starting or purchasing a company
  • Anyone thinking about career possibilities in bookkeeping and accounting or the financial services industry in Australia

Please bring to class

  • a notepad and pen
  • a digital or printed copy of your handouts which will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.

Course testimonials

Great reasons to enrol in a short course with us

Small classes

A personal approach means quality learning, so you can enjoy plenty of interaction with your instructor and the chance to ask questions.

Short & sweet

Our short courses & workshops get straight to the point, providing the skills you need with minimal commitment of your precious time.

Facilities & equipment

Our range of venues suit every type of course, are easy to get to, and have the equipment and tech needed to support your learning.

Easy, secure enrolment

Enrol online 24/7 with a safe, convenient 3-step process, and you can change your mind up to 7 days before class starts.

Quality instructors

Our educators bring first-hand experience and knowledge, with up-to-the-minute practices from diverse industries.

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Our courses help you rapidly increase your skills and knowledge, for professional development or personal interest.

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Accounting Course for Beginners

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