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Foundation in Finance Diploma

Blended learning in Forres/Inverness

£ 1,655 VAT inc.


  • Typology


  • Methodology


  • Location

    Forres/inverness (Scotland)

  • Duration

    4 Weeks


To provide you with the essential skills to successfully work as a book-keeper. Benefits. Equip you to start a new career. The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace. Personalised workbooks to use as a reference guide on completion of your training. The opportunity to gain a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers.
Suitable for: Designed for those who wish to develop essential manual and computerised book-keeping skills.

Important information

Government funding available




Forres/Inverness (Highlands and Islands)
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1st Floor, The Royal Bank Building, 57 High Street, IV36 1PB


On request

To take into account

No formal entry requirements. If you would prefer to study as distance learning then you must have access to a PC. The Sage Accounts module is not suitable for distance learning and must be studied at the training centre.

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Course programme

Course Content Core Subjects • Basic Book-keeping – Gain a clear understanding of the basic principles of book-keeping. Learn how to maintain a cash book, petty cash book and reconcile a bank statement. • Purchase Ledger – Become proficient at maintaining a manual purchase ledger. • Sales Ledger – Become proficient at maintaining a manual sales ledger. • Final Accounts 1 – Learn the principles of double-entry book-keeping in order to maintain a nominal ledger and extract a preliminary trial balance. • Sage Line 50 – Convert your manual book-keeping skills to computerised accounts using the most popular software. • Microsoft Excel – Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard. This will enable you to create spreadsheets, enter data, formulas and functions, create charts and more. • Numeric Data Entry – Learn efficient use of the numeric keypad. Recommended Electives – choose ONE: • Introduction to Computers • Microsoft Word • Microsoft Outlook • Final Accounts II • Manual PAYE The above are recommended electives for this Diploma. Alternative subjects may be chosen. Please discuss the options with your Course Advisor.

Additional information

Contact person: Lindsay McDonald

Foundation in Finance Diploma

£ 1,655 VAT inc.