Bookkeeping 3-day or LCCI Certificate course?

If you are considering taking a Bookkeeping 3-day course or LCCI Certificate training, kindly read through the clarification and comparison below to see the differences between these two courses (Target students, Prerequisites, Exam, Certificates, etc).

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General information: 

The Bookkeeping/Accounting 3-day course

This is a practical crash course to prepare working adultsto understanding accounting in working environment. This is suitable for working adults who need to acquire basis accounting skill to handle day to day accounting needs. This is also suitable for small business owners who want to understand accounting and understand accounting system need of a company. If you are to to explore what is Bookkeeping or want to know basic Accounting concepts before processing with an Accounting software training, it will also be a suitable course. Upon you complete the course, you will get a certificate of attendance issued by our center, no exam is required. 

Preparatory course for LCCI Level Certificate

LCCI are work-related qualifications created to give learners the skills and knowledge needed to enter and thrive in the workplaceIf you take and pass the LCCI exam, you will get an internationally recognized certificate from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. (The organization was founded in 1881 and is the capital’s largest independent networking and business support organisation. LCCI is an accredited chamber of British Chambers of Commerce, the UK’s most representative business network, with accredited chambers in every locality in the UK).

This is a more academic approach to build foundation to move to examination to obtain certification and move to level two and to level three. Thus, it is definitely suitable for those who wished to move into accountancy as their career. This level will allow students to master strong accounting entry and double entry foundation with errors and adjustments at financial year end. Students will be trained in handling two  financial statements – Statement of Profit and Loss and Statement of Financial Position. 

There will be more accounting theory to build up accounting concepts to handle more complex adjustments like different depreciation method and allowance for doubtful debt including control accounts and sub-ledgers that are used to support general ledger (main ledger) These LCCI courses focus on preparing for LCCI Certificate Exams. This is an in-depth course and it’s advisable if you are looking for an accounting job or if you are business owner managing Bookkeeping task yourself. Inspizone is having 3 levels for this course: 

LCCI Level 1 course: Give you an introduction, basic knowledge about Bookkeeping as well as spend time to practice with exam questions to prepare for the LCCI level 1 exam. 

LCCI Level 2&3 courses: Are advanced courses, providing you with more in-depth knowledge. If you are looking for an Accounting job, it’s advisable to have a LCCI certificate level 2 or higher.

Comparison table

BOOKKEEPING 3-DAY COURSE LCCI LEVEL 1 LCCI LEVEL 2&3 (IN ACCOUNTING)
Target students Students may consider taking this course:
– To explore about Accounting& Bookkeeping
– To know basic Accounting concepts before processing with Accounting software course
Students may consider taking this course:
– To explore about Accounting& Bookkeeping
– To know basic Accounting concepts before processing with Accounting software course
– To prepare for the LCCI Level 1 exam
– To prepare/revise knowledge before processing LCCI training level 2.
– To do Bookkeeping tasks for your own company, you should start from level 1 till at least level 2

Students may consider taking this course:
– To look for an Accounting job
– For Business Owner to manage Bookkeeping tasks themselves
– To prepare for the LCCI Level 2, 3 exam
– To prepare/revise knowledge before processing LCCI training at a higher level.
– To do Bookkeeping tasks for your own company, you should start from level 1 till at least level 2
Pre-requisites No accounting background required No accounting background required For LCCI level 2 training, the LCCI Level 1 certificate or equivalent knowledge is desirable.
For LCCI Level 3 training, the LCCI Level 2 certificate or equivalent knowledge is desirable.
We advise you to start from the LCCI level 1 or LCCI level 2 training first if one or multiple below cases applied: 
– Your previous LCCI exams were since more than 2 years ago
– You are not currently working in the accounting field
– Can not recall much of the knowledge of the lower level.
Exam Non-exam-based. Exam-based.
There is one exam after each training level. The exam is not compulsory, but it’s advisable if you are looking for an accounting job. If you are keen on the exam, we will help you sign up with the exam fee of $250 (Before GST, Not included in the training fee).
Certificate & Exam Upon completing our training, you will get a certificate of achievement issued by Inspizone Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of achievement issued by our training center, no exam required.
If you take & pass the LCCI exam(s), you will get the international LCCI certificate issued by LCCI organization – Pearson.
Orientation Course content Introduction short term course Academic – Exam orientation
Course content
Basic Course, giving you an introduction, basic knowledge about Bookkeeping as well as spend time to practise with exam question to prepare for the LCCI level 1 exam.
Advanced course.
We learn more complicated Accounting scenarios (I.e: Adjustments in preparing financial statements, Accrued, Prepaid, etc)
Duration 3 days (9.30 am – 5.30pm)
21 hours
24 hours.
Evening class: 8 lessons (7pm-10pm) (2 lessons/week)
Daytime class: 4 lessons (9.30am-5.30pm)
48 hours/each level
Evening class: 16 lessons (7pm-10pm) (2 lessons/week)
Daytime class: 8 lessons (9.30am-5.30pm)
Pace Short course – Fast pace Long course – Medium pace Long course – Medium pace

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1. Introduction to Accounting/ Bookkeeping

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4. Have a good knowledge of Corporate Tax Singapore

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