The Bookkeeping Course provides a thorough and clear understanding of the basic principles of Bookkeeping and Finance.

Bookkeeping Course in the Netherlands

Course Format

Tutor-led two-day course with an assessment to be completed later, after the delegates have done revision and practical exercises if needed. The course is delivered in English in a virtual classroom. The training is highly practical and interactive.

Course Content

Invoicing and Basic Bookkeeping entries

• The completion of Financial documents such as Invoices and Credit Notes
• The recording of Cash and Credit transactions
• Practical explanation of the Double Entry System
• Posting of Ledgers and relevance of T Accounts
• The preparation and balancing of a Bank Reconciliation

Introduction to Accounting

• Year-end adjustments, including Accruals, Depreciation, Pre-payments etc.
• Journals

Trial Balance and Financial Statements

• Preparing a Trial Balance from raw data
• Extended Trial Balances and Year-end Adjustments
• The creation of straightforward Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Reports from Trial Balance

Additional Info

The course teaches the fundamentals of bookkeeping by explaining its underlying principles. There is also a clear explanation of how this knowledge is applied to computerised Bookkeeping. This enables people, in Accounts, to understand their job rather than merely ‘follow procedures.’ This knowledge will help them progress and, indeed, excel over time.

There is a supplement for computerised Bookkeeping as an option.

The course is delivered in English, and international standards for Finance are used.

Dates and Duration

Two-day course from 11:30 to 17:30 with an exam to complete after revision and practice.

Suitable for

A variety of delegates, including;

  • Those who work in Finance need to develop their skills through formal training. Numerous organisations have developed the skills of their staff through this intensive training programme.
  • People in non-finance jobs who need to understand Finance to deliver elements of their job
  • Jobseekers who need skills and a certificate to get their dream job in Finance.


  • Practical skills in Finance
  • Understanding of Bookkeeping and Financial Concepts and Systems
  • Ability to apply for entry-level Financial jobs and pursue further training at a higher level
  • CPD Certificate in Bookkeeping is issued upon completion


  • Full CPD Certification after successful completion.
  • The CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is a professional training organisation that accredits high-quality courses.  It is required by many professional bodies for Lawyers, Accountants and much more.
  • This means that not only are CPD courses well respected and known across the globe, but they are also often required for certain industries. The value of a CPD-accredited course on your CV will likely benefit your career/job prospects.