bookkeeping on laptopOnline ICB Certificate in Bookkeeping Course

Our online ICB Certificate in Bookkeeping distance learning course is ideal for students who wish to take the Instititute of Certified Bookkeepers Certificate in Bookkeeping. The online course starts from the first principles of double-entry bookkeeping and covers all of the aspects of accounting for a business. It would also suit you very well if you already have some experience working in accounts and you want to understand the whole system of maintaining books and records. After studying the course successfully you wil be ready to sit the ICB Intermediate Certificate exam to gain an accredited qualification. The skills required are ideal for study by distance learning and, of course, the Accounting and Bookkeeping College's elearning virtual learning environment makes it easy to take your assignments and to keep in touch with your tutor and other students online.

Our online course prepares you for both the Certificate of Basic Bookkeeping (Level 1) and the Certificate of Manual Bookkeeping with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

For the Certificate of Basic Bookkeeping (Level 1) you will need to be able to show that you can:
  • Understand and use Business Documents
  • Use Books of Original Entry
  • Apply effective Credit Control procedures
  • Operate a Ledger Accounting System
  • Prepare Trial Balances
  • Understand and apply effective procedures for Security of Data
And for the Certificate of Manual Bookkeeping (Level 2) you will need to be able to:
  • Account for Value Added Tax
  • Operate the Cash Books
  • Prepare Reconciliations of sales and purchase ledger accounts
  • Correct Errors
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliations
  • Draw up a Trading and Profit and Loss Account for a Sole Trader
  • Draw up the Income and Expenditure Account for Non-Profit Making Organisations
  • Compile a Balance Sheet for a Sole Trader and for Non-Profit Making Organisations