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.All courses can be enrolled onto at anytime of the year without any restrictions and completed entirely from home at your own pace. Courses come complete with everything you require to complete including One years ICB membership, exam fees and assignment assessment.
Choose from two different courses: The ICB Bookkeeping level one course will give you a general introduction into bookkeeping right from the very basics and presumes no prior knowledge at all. We also provide an ICB level two course which will take students students a little further in depth than the level one course to an intermediate level. Students can take one course at a time or choose to combine levels at a reduced cost.
Please be advised if you choose a combination course that you still need to complete within a year of registration to avoid any additional fees.
ICB courses include one years ICB student membership and exam fees. Membership is arranged by our admin team and exams are advised by the tutors as and when they feel the student is at the required standard. ICB student membership is required to be able to take examination.
Students can complete at their own pace to a maximum of one year for completion. Choose the course to suit your personal requirements and you can enrol, register and make payment online. Alternatively you can call our office where one of our support team will be more than happy to take your details .Once enrolled you will be posted your course materials within seven days.
Students are required to have completed Level 1 prior to enrolling onto this course or have the equivalent knowledge.
This course consists of the following units. Assignments are completed after each one.
Debit and Credit Entries and VAT
Accounts of Clubs and Societies
Module one: Introduction to Bookkeeping
Unit 1: Introduction to Bookkeeping
What is bookkeeping?
Why keep books?
Why you should learn about bookkeeping
Bookkeeping methods available
Unit 2: Principles of the double entry bookkeeping system
Assets and liabilities
Balancing both sides of a transaction
Debit and credits
Books of prime entry
Presentation of accounts
Unit 3: The accounts
Different types of transactions
Balancing the accounts
Capital and stock
Unit 4: Debit and credit entries and VAT
Accounting for VAT
Unit 5: Simple business stuctures and the cash book
The cash book
Where the use of a cash book is appropriate
The analysed cashbook
Module Two: The Accounts Books
Unit 6: Bank and cash records
The cash book
The imprest system
Petty cash vouchers
The petty cash book
The role of the banks
Updating the bank account
Unit 7: The ledger
Dividing the ledger
Sales, purchases and returns
Adjustments to the ledger
Unit 8: The day books
Introducing the day books
Sales day books
Purchases day book
Returns day book
Analysed day book
Unit 10: Business documents
Uses of documents
Goods received notes
Credit and debit notes
Statements and reconciling
Unit 11: Memorandum items
Paying in slips
Unit 12: Wages and salaries
Gross and net pay
Calculating net pay
Overtime and bonuses
Unit 13: Stock records
Impact of deferring valualtions
Unit 14: The journal
Books of prime entry
Layout of journals
Transfer of capital
Purchase and sale of fixed assets
Module Three: Profit, loss and balance sheets
Unit 15: Calculating the profit figure using the profit and loss account
Trading account and the P and L
Accruals and prepayments
Unit 16: A trial balance
The trial balance
Unit 17: The balance sheet
Assets and liabilities
Revenue and capital expenses
Analysing the balance sheet
Changes in the balance sheet
Formatting the balance shet
Extended trial balance
Balance sheet ratios
Unit 18: The accounts of clubs
Accounts for clubs
Receipts and payments
Income and expenditure
Unit 19: Credit control
Credit control procedures
Credit control and the law
The need for prompt payments
Unit 20: Partnerships
Appropriation of the partnerships profit
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Every successful student will be awarded the Level 2 Bookkeeping Certificate.
How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?
Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 100 hours overall. Students have one year to complete from the date of registration.
What is included in the price of my course?
- Fully accredited course Manual
- Freepost envelopes
- ICB Student Registration
- ICB Level one mock paper
- ICB Level one examination
- ICB Certification
- Unlimited email support Monday-Friday
What if I need to ask a question relating to my course?
All students registered for this course will be assigned a personal tutor whom they may contact during working hours. Details of who your tutor is and how to contact them will be in your study pack.
How is my Coursework assessed?
All assignments will be submitted to your personal tutor on a regular basis as you progress through your course. A report along with any relevant comments will be returned to you.
What is the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers?
The Institute of Certified bookkeepers is the biggest and most respected Bookkeeping Institute in the world. The institute now has over 250,000 members worldwide and will give you real credibility within this field. Qualified members can use the letters AICB after their name upon completion. The patron of the ICB is Prince Michael of Kent which gives your qualification real credibility and recognition.
What is the potential for earnings once I qualify?
Fully Qualified Bookkeepers are now commanding on average in the region of £20.000 Per Annum. As a self employed bookkeeper you will be able to charge small businesses between £12.00 - £20.00 per hour for your services.