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ICB Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounting

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This Full Membership course package, including both manual & computerised bookkeeping elements, covers the adjustments and preparation of final accounts for incorporated businesses or organisations (Limited Companies & Limited Liability Partnerships). Upon successful completion of your examinations possible employment prospects would include employed or self-employed opportunities. 
Practising Limitations:
Where reference is made in the syllabus to preparing final accounts for incorporated businesses, this qualification covers the production of internal management accounts only. Those wishing to prepare sets of accounts for Director’s signature under Financial Reporting Standards (both UK and international) should successfully complete this qualification and then take the Level IV Unit in Financial Reporting.

Entry Requirements: You are required to have completed the study toward AICB 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 or Associate 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.

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

Associated Exams: ABA8 & ABA9
Exam Structure:  1 x home based examinations and 1 x centre based exam (ABA9)
Study Time:  Approx 70-80 hours

Exam fees:Exam fees for this course option are £140.00 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:

Limited Company Accounts
Prepare a set of final accounts for a Limited Company

Limited Liability Partnerships
Understand the nature of a limited liability partnership

Incomplete Records
Prepare a set of final accounts for incomplete records

Advanced Partnership Accounts 
Account for changes in a partnership

Interpretation of Financial Statements
1. Understand the importance of interpreting financial statements for internal management purposes
2. Analyse and interpret Financial Statements

Computerised Section:

Limited Company

Set-up * Adjustments for Debentures * Share Issues * Directors Loans.

Course Details

Course Number: ICB04     
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: ICB04    
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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