Accounting Fundamentals

Course Objective

This course enables the participant to learn the basics of accounting and be able to prepare a simple set of accounts by understanding the concepts of debit and credit. The participant will learn how to read a set of final accounts.

Course Details

The course can be accessible online at and comprises of two parts:

1.  Accounting fundamentals that spell out the ABCs of accounting
2.  Running of a business using a computerised accounting software

Suitable For

Anyone who wants to learn the basics of accounting

Minimum Entry Requirements

No minimum entry requirement planning

Account access validity period

3 months from the date of registration

Course Outline

Accounting Fundamentals:

• Fixed Assets
• Balance Day Adjustments,
• Bad Debts & Provision for Doubtful Debts
• Partnerships
• Incomplete records
• Control Accounts
• Analysis and Interpretations of Final Accounts

Computerised Accounting:

• Starting a new company
• Creating Accounts list
• Banking
• Purchases
• Sales
• Reports

Award / Certification / Accreditation

A Course Certificate will be issued to participants who have viewed at least 75% of the content.

Fees Payable

Full course fee: S$200.00 + S$14.00 (GST) = S$214.00 (inclusive GST)
10% Discount for SP Alumni

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture

Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for
course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing
course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.

SFC Portal Course Id: SP-501077

Please click here to find out more about SkillsConnect.

Application Procedures

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, please click on the ‘Make ePayment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm

c) For Cash payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

d) Cheques should be made payable to Singapore Polytechnic. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager (eLearning Programmes)
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.





Venue: Online


Full course fee:

S$200.00 + S$14.00 (GST) = S$214.00 (inclusive GST)





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