VT Plus Accounting software
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VT Plus Accounting software

How to use VT Plus bookkeeping software
4.3 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
36 students enrolled
Created by Lisa Newton
Last updated 7/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course you will be able to complete various common functions using VT Plus software
  • In this course, you will learn how to:
  • Enter the opening balances
  • Amend the nominal ledger
  • Add new customer and supplier details
  • Post customer invoices and credit notes to the sales ledger
  • Post supplier invoices and credit notes to the purchase ledger
  • Enter the supplier cheques and record the customer receipts
  • Post Petty Cash transactions
  • Prepare the VAT return
  • Reconcile the bank
  • Post the wages journal
  • Post adjustments to the accounts and produce month-end reports
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  • You'll need access to VT Plus in order to complete the assignment
  • You'll need to have an interest in bookkeeping

VT Plus Computerised Accounts course is about how to use VT Plus software based on the most popular functions which you as a VT operator needs to know how to use, in order to be proficient in using the software.

The learning is structured in a practical way. You are given a practical scenario assignment. There are various tasks to complete. You are given the task to do and have a go at, and then the video answer is available. It is suggested that you:

  1. Read the task
  2. Watch the video
  3. Have a go at it yourself on your own system
  4. Rewatch the video (if necessary) - to reinforce the learning

You’ll learn how to set up the VT Plus system from scratch, how to enter opening balances, post customer invoices and credit notes, post supplier bills and credit notes, pay suppliers, petty cash, prepare a VAT return, reconcile the bank, post journals, run reports amongst over things.

This is a useful course if:

  • You are thinking of working with the software,
  • You are going for jobs which have a requirement for you to be able to use this software
  • You want to put this skill on your CV, or
  • You are a bookkeeper or accountant and will be using this for clients or even
  • You run your own business and want to know how to use VT for yourself.

You will need to have access to a copy of VT Plus.

The course materials includes the handout of the assignment task.

Successful completion of the course is the equivalent to being at the level of having a level 2 certificate in computerised accounts.

The course will take about 3-4 hours to complete.

Who is the target audience?
  • Bookkeepers and Accountants who will be using this for their clients
  • Students who are going for jobs where the requirement is working knowledge of VT
  • Those who have studied accounting, but want practical knowledge of how to use a popular accounting software which will help them find employment
  • Previous knowledge of accounting is not presumed or required
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Curriculum For This Course
44 Lectures
Getting Prepared - Access the software and course materials
2 Lectures 05:55

Welcome on board!

Firstly, please download the course paper (course material) and ensure that you have a copy of the software: VT Plus.

You may be able to google 'VT Plus' to get access to the software. Or try this link:


Introduction to the VT course

Downloading VT
Getting Started
1 Lecture 01:29

Create the Company File: Total Photo.

Creating A New Company File
Setting Up The System
5 Lectures 20:33

Setting up screen.

Installing VT

Enter our details onto the system and become familiar with it.

Preview 04:30

Task 1 - enter the opening balances.

Enter opening balances

Provide opening trial balance

Create a report of journals entered.

Reverse Opening Balances - accruals and prepayments
Nominal Ledger
3 Lectures 06:52

Reverse Opening balances (accruals and prepayments)

Report Journals

Amend the nominal ledger.

Preview 03:45

Create a report of the nominal ledger.

Report listing the nominal ledgers
1 Lecture 06:52

Add new customer details.

Enter customers
1 Lecture 03:11

Post supplier details.

Entering Suppliers
Sales Ledger
4 Lectures 12:23

Enter customer invoices.

Enter invoices

Enter customer credit notes.

Post Sales Credit Notes

Report on customer activity.

Preview 01:35

Create an aged debtors list.

Aged Debtors
Purchases Ledger
4 Lectures 15:02

Enter Supplier Invoices / Bills.

Post Supplier Invoices

Enter supplier credit notes.

Credit Notes Suppliers

Print supplier activity report.

Supplier Activity Report

Print an aged creditors list.

Aged Creditors Information
Sundry Payments
2 Lectures 08:33

Enter cheques.

Post Cheques

Create a report showing payments made to suppliers.

Report showing supplier payments
Sundry Receipts
2 Lectures 04:31

Enter payments received from a customer.

Receipts from customers

Create a report showing payments received from customers.

Report showing customer receipts
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About the Instructor
Lisa Newton
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Entrepreneur, Infopreneur & Serial Author

Lisa Newton BA MSc AAT has a masters degree in Investment Management and a first class honours degree in Accounting with Marketing. She formed her first company in 2004 with £150 in the same month of graduating from City University, London UK. Lisa has never had a full time 9 to 5 job in her life. She's a serial entrepreneur and author who holds directorships in various industries including telecoms, property management, publishing, hair & beauty as well as finance. She has won various awards in Business including: Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2007, in 2008 Enterprising Business Award, in 2016 BE Mogul Award and has been nominated and shortlisted in numerous others. In 2011 and in 2012 one of her companies won Best Accounting Franchisor Award. In 2015 and 2017 one of her companies won Best Bookkeeping Business London (Accountancy International Awards).

Lisa's books include: How to write a book in two weeks, Constant Cashflow, Make the most of your money, How to start your own bookkeeping business, Cosmic ordering with Vision Boards, How to Franchise Your Business and Quickbooks Online The Handbook. Some of the books are in audio-format on itunes and audible.

Lisa hosts her own show The Authors Podcast which can be found on the iTunes channel.

Lisa supports the charity The MS Society. A speaker, coach, consultant and an avid networker, Lisa enjoys meeting people and working on projects with like-minded individuals.

In her spare time, Lisa likes traveling, dancing salsa, writing books, learning languages, meditation, yoga and cosmic ordering.