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Accounting Fundamentals Online Course

35 Course Hours   |   24/7 Online Access   |   Certificate   |   Assigned Instructor   |   Prerequisites: None   |   Course Fee: $300 + Tax

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Course Details
Course Details
Topics Covered
What’s Included
Requirements & FAQ

Course Details

In this course, you will learn the basics of accounting fundamentals and is the foundation of knowledge required in accounting and bookkeeping. You will learn accounting terminology, how to analyze and record financial transactions, the full accounting cycle process, and how to prepare Financial Statements.

Accounting Fundamentals teaches bookkeeping skills of handling Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Sales Taxes, Payroll and Bank Reconciliations and teaches bookkeeping systems for today’s businesses.

This course utilizes video tutorials and comprehensive lesson exercises to help you learn accounting processes. Upon completion of the course, you will have gained the understanding of a business’s accounting cycle and the experience of maintaining a company’s set of books. This course simply provides exceptional value!

Topics Covered

Accounting Fundamentals Topics:

  • Introduction to accounting fundamentals and terminology
  • Starting a business and analyzing transactions
  • Balance Sheet Accounts and Transactions: Assets, Liabilities and Equity
  • Income Statement Accounts and Transactions: Revenue and Expense
  • T-accounts, Debits and Credits
  • Trial Balance
  • General Journal and General Ledger
  • Financial Statements
  • Accounts Receivable, Sales Journal, Invoices and Sales Tax
  • Accounts Payable and Expenses
  • Customers and Vendors Sub-ledgers
  • Sales Taxes and Reporting (GST, HST, PST)
  • Bank Accounts, Receipts and Payments
  • Employees, Paycheques and Payroll Transactions
  • Employer Obligations and Payroll Deductions
  • Bank Account Reconciliation

What’s Included

All instructional materials are included in the course fee and are as follows:

  • Course Outline and the Getting Stated Guide
  • Assigned instructor for support and to answer questions
  • Instructional lesson video tutorials
  • Hands-on exercises and resources
  • 3 months course access, anytime from anywhere
  • Certificate upon completion

Requirements & FAQ

What are the prerequisites? There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Who should take this course? Anyone who is looking to work or currently working in an office in administration, data-entry, bookkeeping and would like to advance their knowledge of basic accounting. This course is also ideal for new business owners starting a business.

How will accounting fundamentals knowledge benefit me? Learning the basics of accounting is the first step and is the foundation for anyone who works for a business performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks and using an accounting program. A person with knowledge of knowing the Accounting Cycle, how to record transactions and understanding the concept of “balancing”, would be an asset to any business.

When can I get started? You can get started on this course anytime your schedule permits.

How does this course work? Once registered, you receive a welcome email from your instructor with your login to access the course students page and to get started. On the course page, lessons are structured in an easy step-by-step format, a Getting Started Guide and lessons comprising of materials, instructional videos, exercises and resources.

Where can I access the course from? This course is online with 24/7 access from anywhere using a computer with internet connection.

How long does the course take? You have three-months access to the course; an access expiry date is assigned at registration. The hours to complete this course is approximately 35 hours. On average, for people who are not working will complete the course in one to two weeks. For people who are working, on average it takes three to four weeks to complete.

How Do the Video Tutorials Work? The instructional video tutorials are accessed from the course students
page and are easy to view. The videos can be viewed multiple times to learn at your own pace and schedule. To
experience the level of content and quality of our videos, go to our YouTube channel and view our free videos.

What are the Computer Requirements?

  • A computer with internet connection (Desktop, Laptop, MAC)
  • Video player to view videos
  • Adobe Reader to read and save PDF documents
  • Printer to print course materials

Who’s the Instructor? Sue du Puy shares 30+ years of business, accounting and bookkeeping experience with you. She has consulted and trained hundreds of Bookkeepers, Accountants and Business Owners across Canada and beyond. Sue cares about her students and is committed to ensure her students learn skills and prepares them in moving their career to the next level.

How do I contact the instructor for questions or if I need help? Your instructor is there to ensure you succeed in the course and communicates with you through-out the course. Students will submit exercises that are reviewed by the instructor. You have access to contact your instructor by phone or email.

Do I Receive a Certificate? Yes, student receive a certificate who successfully complete the required exercises.

Do you provide Verifiable hours for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits? Yes, we provide students with a letter upon request.

How Do I Register? We offer easy online registration, select the Register button on the page. We accept payment with Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, e-Transfer and Cheques. We do not accept American Express.

Registration and payments are secure, and we do not share or sell your information. If you prefer to register over the phone, please give our office a call (855) 422-5861.

Note: The Accounting Fundamentals Course is also included in the All-Inclusive Bookkeeping Course and the Basic Bookkeeping Course. When you register for one of our packaged courses, you save money and receive access to courses for 6 months vs. 3 months.

The Accounting Fundamentals course is designed for people who have no previous accounting or bookkeeping knowledge or those currently in an office or bookkeeping position who would like to refresh or strengthen their accounting knowledge. This course will be the easiest online course you will experience.