Bookkeeping to OCR Level 1

Course Description

This combination of courses is designed for individuals who wish to gain bookkeeping skills to Level 1 of the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF).  There are both manual bookkeeping and computerised bookkeeping options to choose from. Sage 50 accounting software is taught and used for the computerised bookkeeping units.

Course Content

Unit Title Type Hours
M1 Preparing & processing bookkeeping documents Manual 4
M2 Recording credit transactions Manual 5
M3 Making & receiving payments Manual 7
M4 Recording receipts and payments Manual 6
M5 Maintaining petty cash records Manual 7
C1 Record routine bookkeeping transactions using a computerised system Computerised (Sage 50) 17
C2 Prepare & record sales & purchase documents using a computerised system Computerised (Sage 50) 17

Qualification Structure

It is possible to achieve a pass in any individual unit or combination of units. However, the requirements for any of the higher qualifications are shown in the table below. 

M2 M3 M4 M5 C1 C2
OCR Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping Skills (Manual)  x  x  x  x  x    
OCR Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping Skills (Computerised)            x  x
OCR Level 1 Extended Award in Bookkeeping Skills  x  x  x  x  x  x  x

Certificates are issued by OCR upon successful completion of any Unit.

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Computers for Beginners or equivalent knowledge (for computerised units).

Course Duration

Varies per unit

Study Methods Available

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Follow-on Courses

Accounting to OCR Level 2

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