The top courses to help you get hired July 2021
‘How is it already July’
Said everyone, everywhere. And whilst we can’t stop time from going so fast, we can give you some great learning opportunities put it to good use. And with over 70,000 courses to choose from, you’re bound to find a way to reach your goals on Reed Courses.
Here are the top six courses in three of the most in-demand industries, that you should be studying right now:
Whether they’re calculating profits and losses, estimating revenue and expenditures, or simply making sure the books ‘balance’ – Bookkeepers are a core part of any organisation.
But the job expands far beyond manual calculations. Developing proficiency in the latest bookkeeping programs and systems (such as Sage, QuickBooks, and Xero) is also a big part of a Bookkeeper’s day-to-day – making an practical approach to learning essential for anyone looking to break into the industry.
What’s more, a role in bookkeeping is perfectly suited to a ‘work from home’ environment, making it a great choice of career when staying at home is a priority (AKA, right now).
Perfect for: People who like to hit the books.
Top courses: The Bookkeeping and Payroll Training Course and the AAT Level 2 and AAT Level 3 with Practical Accountancy Training Course, which both include workplace programmes, from KBM Training.
Covering job requirements for bookkeeping and payroll positions, this course will teach you practical skills in bookkeeping, VAT, payroll, and HMRC reporting. You’ll also gain proficiency in key bookkeeping software, such as Sage 50, QuickBooks, Excel, and Xero. It takes 80 hours to complete when studied part-time.
This course bundle teaches you everything you need to know to become AAT qualified – covering modules in bookkeeping transactions and controls, accounts preparation, management accounting, and more. On completion, you’ll also receive expert advice on securing work, and gain connections with potential employers.
Career prospects? Check. Lucrative salaries? Check. Accounts? Checked.
Similar to Bookkeepers, Accountants are in demand in a range of fields all over the world – whether it’s at a leading organisation in financial services or at your favourite retailer. So not only could you have the opportunity to work in a field you’re passionate about, you could also use your skills abroad.
Whether you’re an accounting professional looking to develop your skills, or you’re just interested in starting a career in a flexible field – a course could help you do it.
It’s as easy as Xero to Sage 50…? Nailed it.
Perfect for: People who can account for anything.
Top courses: The Online Accounts Assistant Practical Training Course, which includes a work placement programme, and the Sage 50/ QuickBooks/Excel/Xero Training Course from KBM Training.
Delivered by Chartered Certified Accountants who are ACCA partners at Gold Level, this course provides practical training of a high standard. KBM’s partnerships with Sage, QuickBooks, and Xero, as well as top employers, will also ensure your course leads to official certifications and a job in accountancy.
Covering expert training in the most popular accounting software, this course will enable you to gain job-specific skills that’ll help you stand out to employers. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain work experience with real-world clients from top industries – such as construction, IT, education, retail, manufacturing, and more.
Digital Marketing courses
Digital marketing is everywhere; it advertises products, it teaches us new things, it persuades – and it’s vital in a number of industries.
Whether it’s a social media post selling state of the art toothbrushes, or a YouTube video advertising the next best hoover – marketing is found in a number of guises, featuring all kinds of products and services.
And with companies adapting and evolving their marketing strategies to appeal to the increasingly online ‘new normal’, now could be the perfect time to kickstart your career and stand out to employers with a certification.
Want to learn how to sell anything? Take a marketing course today.
Perfect for: People who have a way with words.
This Digital Marketing Bundle includes practical training in social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO), display advertising, email marketing, and more. Not only will you learn how to measure success, maximise ROI, and increase brand recognition, you’ll also gain technical skills in PPC, SMM, and more.
This course will enable you to create a social media strategy, a social media policy, a content plan, and a successful YouTube channel. You’ll also learn everything you need to know about SEO, from writing for the web and keyword research, to backlink building and webmaster tools.
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