Certificate in Book-Keeping

BMC International College

Course introduction

The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry LCCI International Qualifications are awarded by Pearson Education Ltd. An accredited Awarding Body providing vocational and professional qualification around the world. Pearson is accredited by the UK qualifications regulator, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), and many regulatory bodies and Ministries of Education around the world recognise LCCI International Qualifications. Employers, universities and other professional bodies internationally recognise the LCCI international qualifications. LCCIs range of courses is designed to deliver the skills essential for success in todays demanding commercial environment. The Pearson-LCCI winning formula lies in its flexible programme with examination at various levels thus enabling candidates to enter at the most appropriate level for their existing skills. Pearson-LCCI also offer Diplomas and Group Awards to allow candidates to add to their marketable skills and receive professional status.

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Above 16 years old
  • High School English Level

Course Outline

The aims of this qualification are to enable candidates to develop an understanding of the basic principles underlying the recording of business transactions, and the ability to maintain the books of, and prepare final accounts, for sole traders. This includes the record of double-entry bookkeeping of simple transactions concerning the purchase and sale of goods and the receipt and payment of cash. This certificate is suitable for candidates who work or wish to work in areas of business that will involve the recording of financial transactions. All businesses require accurate accounting records that are maintained on a regular basis. Consequently, there is a demand for employees who possess these skills.

Assessment objectives (8 Sessions | 24 contact hours):

  • Book of prime entry such as purchases, sales, return inwards, return outwards and the journal.
  • Methods of payment and receipt such as cheques, standing orders, credit transfers, direct debits
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Trade and cash discounts - essential differences and how these are recorded
  • Petty-cash book and the imprest system
  • The ledger and its various entries
  • The distinction between personal, real and nominal accounts
  • Capital expenditure and revenue expenditure
  • Fixed and current assets
  • Adjusting for Accruals and Prepayments in the Final Accounts
  • Depreciation of Fixed Assets
  • Provision for bad and doubtful debts
  • Opening and closing stock for trading accounting purposes
  • Receipts and payment accounts, income and expenditure accounts
  • Trading and Profit & Loss accounts
  • Balance Sheet


Local 24 hours

Method of Delivery


Award Criteria

Candidates must fulfill at least 75% course attendance requirements to sit for examinations. To obtain the certificate, students need to obtain at least a Pass grade in their examinations.

Grading System

50% - 59%  -  PASS
60% - 74%  -  PASS WITH CREDIT
75% and above  - PASS WITH DISTINCTION

Assessment Information

Assessment results / Award of certificate will be available to the students within 3 months of the last assessment for that assessment cycle.

Expected date of release of Assessment result

Assessment results will be available to the students within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment for that assessment cycle. Appeal (if any) on assessment results must be LODGED within 7 days after the release of assessment results.

Local / N.A  / 24 Hrs
SDF / N.A /  N.A
International /    N.A / N.A

Fee Structures
  • All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  • Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  • Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  • Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  • BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
            2.Cashier's order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
            3.Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
            5.Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

Part Time Fee Structure
Fees Breakdown/Total Payable (S$)
(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) - $50.00
Tuition Fee (Original Tuition Fee $500 - Discount $100) -  $400.00
Course Material Fee - $20.00
Sub-Total Fee (Except Non-GST items) -  $470.00
GST -  $32.90
Grand Total Amount(1st Payment) Incl GST & Course Application Fee -  $502.90

Miscellaneous Fees

Purpose of Fee/Amount (S$) and When Payable
Late payment fees - $60.00(before GST) - $64.20(after GST)
Replacement of student membership card - $30.00(before GST) - $32.10(after GST)
Re-take examination Admin Fee(per re-sitting)[NO GST] - $50.00[NO GST]

Local  / N.A /  2 months
SDF / N.A /  N.A
International / N.A / N.A

Ang Mo Kio Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 5 Sep 2015, 2pm to 6pm(Sa)
  • 8 Oct 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)

Bukit Merah Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 18 Aug 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 14 Sep 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Mo/We)
  • 31 Oct 2015, 2pm to 5pm (Sa)
  • 20 Nov 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Fr)
  • 13 Dec 2015, 10am to 1pm (Su)

Jurong East Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 16 Aug 2015, 9am to 1pm (Su)
  • 15 Sep 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 14 Oct 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Mo/We)

Singapore Shopping Centre Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 19 Aug 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Mo/We)
  • 13 Sep 2015,10am to 2pm (Su)
  • 15 Oct 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 16 Nov 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Mo/We)
  • 11 Dec 2015, 7pm to 10pm  (Fr)

Special Class conducted in Mandarin
  • 1 Aug 2015, 10am to 2pm (Su)
  • 4 Sep 2015, 7pm to 10pm (Fr)

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