Accounting and Bookkeeping Courses
Sage 50 Accounts, Sage Payroll RTI, Excel.


Bookkeeping Courses London

Accounting & Bookkeeping Courses in London & Manchester

Accounting & Bookkeeping Courses In London & Croydon.

We offer 14 nationally recognised, career building bookkeeping courses in London and Croydon Pitman Training Centres.

They’re all flexible courses that allow you to start any time and study at hours to suit you during our long opening hours, which include evenings and Saturdays.

Browse through our list of bookkeeping courses below, or get in touch to find out more about our Bookkeeping training or to book a free taster session.

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Accounting Technician Diploma with AAT level 3

Accounting Technician Diploma with AAT Levels 2 & 3

Accounting Technician Diploma with AAT Level 2

Our exciting range of career-building Accounting Technician Diplomas with AAT level 2 and 3 examinations will provide you with comprehensive and practical bookkeeping skills to impress potential employers. Kickstart your bookkeeping career by adding these highly valued Pitman Training/AAT qualifications to your CV. Call or email us today for a free taster session.

Foundation In Bookkeeping Diploma with AAT level 2

A nationally recognised Bookkeeping course that will provide students with a solid grounding in finance and bookkeeping. Modules include Basic Bookkeeping, Excel and Sage. Perfect for beginners! Now with AAT level 2 examinations.

Sage 50 Accounts

Using Britain’s most popular accounting software package, you’ll learn purchase, sales and nominal ledgers, customer and supplier control accounts, raising invoices and credit notes, VAT, trial balance, profit & loss and balance sheet. Our Sage Line 50 training goes much further than most bookkeeping courses, giving you real practical knowledge you can apply at work.

Sage Payroll RTI

Become a confident computerised payroll user with this Sage Payroll RTI course. It’s essential that companies are using Real Time Information, and this Bookkeeping course will ensure students are familiarised with all aspects of Sage 50 Payroll RTI through a series of practical lessons.

Beginners’ Bookkeeping

This course is a great introduction for beginners to Bookkeeping and you can expect to learn the vocabulary and basic processes that underpin the whole accounting function.

Intermediate Bookkeeping

Following on from our beginners’ module, this Bookkeeping course introduces ledgers, VAT, credit control and payroll.

Advanced Bookkeeping

In this Bookkeeping course, you will learn how to prepare a trial balance, using journals, how to create a profit and loss account and a balance sheet and how to close off the ledgers.

Payroll Principles

In this course you’ll use actual Inland Revenue tables, and learn how to use tax codes, sickness and maternity pay rules to calculate how much tax and National Insurance to deduct from gross wages. The course also covers P45′s, P46′s, P60′s etc.

Excel 2013 (Beginners To Intermediates)

Using the MS Office 2013 version of Excel, you’ll learn how to create graphs and charts for management reporting as well as formulae for the fast and accurate creation of Spreadsheets for budgeting, cash flow projections etc.

Excel 2013 (Advanced)

During this Microsoft Excel Advanced course you’ll learn about advanced interrogation and manipulation of data using pivot tables, macros, and many more advanced features.

Understanding Business Accounts

A short course that explains how to understand and use business accounts aimed at people wishing to start their own businesses, or at those who require a deeper understanding of the finance department.

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How Our Bookkeeping Courses Work

Our Bookkeeping courses are all driven by pre-recorded lectures and high quality workbooks, alongside the support of our on-site training team.

It’s a very personal way to study and it means you can never miss a class, and you can work to your own timetable – ideal if you’re either already in a job or going for interviews.

You don’t even need to keep to the same hours each week – you can pick and choose when you want to study and for how long.

Special Bookkeeping Course Packages

Special-Offer-BlueReceive a special discount when you book the following packages:

  • Payroll Package – Manual Payroll and Sage Payroll RTI 
  • Bookkeeping Package – Bookkeeping for Beginners and Sage 50 Accounts

Call our Course Advisors now to find out how much you will save!


Study Bookkeeping with Pitman Training in three central locations:

If you can’t reach one of our training centres, some of our Bookkeeping courses are available to study from home via distance learning.

Enquiring from the Manchester area? Click here for further details.

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Enrolling on a Bookkeeping Course

To find out more, or to enrol on one of our Bookkeeping courses, just give us a call or send us an enquiry via email.

You can have a chat to one of our Course Advisors who will be able to discuss your current skills and career aspirations, and advise which of our Bookkeeping courses is best for you.

You can even have a free demo of the course to make sure it’s right for you.

Accounting Technician Presentation

Our trainer Eleanor Scott has produced a handy presentation to tell you all about the Accounting Technician Diploma. Check it out below.

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Which Bookkeeping Course Should I Study?

Nationally recognised as leaders in office skills training, our extensive range of Bookkeeping Courses allow students to concentrate on subjects that will benefit them most in their careers.

Feedback from our students has shown that our Sage training has been particularly helpful in not only securing a job but working competently once in your role.

It aims to teach you essential skills employers seek in areas such as raising invoices and credit notes, customer and supplier control accounts and balance sheets.

For those entering the Bookkeeping field for the first time however, looking for a more basic overview, Beginners’ Bookkeeping, explains all the basic tasks and processes involved in accounting, alongside all the relevant terminology.

For those who complete this and are searching to develop their marketability further, there are also Intermediate and Advanced modules to follow in this range.

For those looking for extra tuition in a specific area of accounting such as payroll, you have the opportunity to learn practical skills to assist you in your new career, such as how to use tax codes, and how to calculate tax and national insurance deduction.

All of our programmes contain all the most relevant information you would expect from such a respected training organisation, but we also strive to help you in your career development beyond the completion of your learning.

Because we help so many students graduate each year, we’re experts in what employers are seeking for.

The Bookkeeping Profession

Bookkeeping is a very technical profession that relies heavily on figures and various different accounting systems, making adequate training vital if you want to succeed at your role.

Bookkeeping courses should always be sought to ensure you’ve got the necessary skills, and if you come to Pitman Training London & Croydon, you’ll find bookkeeping courses that give the results that you’re looking for.

Everyone’s got slightly different needs when it comes to bookkeeping training, and that’s why we’re proud to offer an extensive course list to meet the varying needs of students.

You might want training that results in a diploma, for example, or perhaps you simply want an introduction to the field or want to brush up on your software skills.

With our training you can learn how to use specific accounting packages work – in fact, just about anything you can think of that relates to bookkeeping training, you’ll be able to find the course to help.

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