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ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounting

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This Associate Membership course, including both manual & computerised bookkeeping elements, covers reconciliations, adjustments and preparation of final accounts for non-incorporated businesses or organisations (sole traders, partnerships & non profit making organisations). Upon successful completion of your examinations possible employment prospects would include employed or self-employed opportunities.

Entry Requirements: You are required to have completed the study toward AfICB before commencing with this course.

Software requirements: Sage 50 Accounts Essentials
The computerised section of this course is based on the above software and our course fee assumes that you have access to this, or similar. If you have not received appropriate software as part of your Affiliate Level training we can source this for you at a very reasonable rate. Please call us on 0141 248 5200 or 0800 028 1404 for a quotation.

IMPORTANT: Owning your own software will keep your ongoing training costs to a minimum.

Ideal Schools will provide:
All Study Materials provided in presentation folders
1 year tutorial support via phone, email & 24/7 support via private Facebook groups  
Continuous Self Progress Tests & Answers 
10 x Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs) 
Online report templates to help with assignment completion  
4 x Mock Paper 
8 x Online Practice Paper (ICB Rogo - exam standard)
Continued career support

Associated Exams: BA4, BA5, BA6 BA7
Exam Structure:  3 x home based examinations and 1 x centre based exam (BA7)
Study Time:  Approx 80-90 hours

Exam fees:Exam fees for this course option are £208.00 and include our ‘college discount’.When it comes to paying for your exams you have two options:

  1. During online registration, select to switch to the option that incorporates the exam fees. With this option, your exam fees are either added to your full payment or spread evenly throughout your interest free payment term.
  2. Pay as you go: As you complete each section of study you'll be instructed to book your exams. If you have not pre-paid these you'd simply contact our admin team to pay and we'll then place your exam order. 

 The choice is yours!!


Topics covered within this package are as follows:

Underpinning Knowledge
1. Understand the importance of adhering to a code of ethical principles
2. Understand when and how to take appropriate action to cope with unethical behaviour
3. Understand the legal differences between the various structures of various types of businesses
4. Understand the main accounting concepts that apply
5. Understand the different rules that apply when processing VAT transactions

Reconciliation of Accounts and Correction of Errors
1. Reconcile supplier statements
2. Prepare a bank reconciliation statement
3. Use control accounts to reconcile sales and purchase ledgers
4. Understand the need to correct errors

VAT Returns
1. Reconcile the VAT account
2. Complete a VAT return

Calculate and Post Adjustments to the Ledgers
1. Calculate depreciation
2. Account for the disposal of fixed assets
3. Understand the need to allow for adjustments to the accounts

Final Accounts of Non-Incorporated Businesses
1. Prepare a set of final accounts for a sole trader from a given trial balance
2. Prepare a set of final accounts for a not-for-profit organisation
3. Prepare a set of final accounts for a partnership

Computerised Bookkeeping Section:

Set-up * Intangible Assets * Goodwill * division of profits * Chart of Accounts & Year-End Procedure.

Not for Profit Organisations
Set-up * Prepaid/Accrued Subscriptions * Donations

Course Details

Course Number: ICB03     
Course Fee: £345.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £50.00
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Course Details
Course Number: ICB03    
Course Fee: £345.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £95.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £50.00
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Level 3 - Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping