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The modern day bookkeeper has greater software choice than ever before but Sage remains the market leader in providing accounting and payroll software. By training using Sage, specifically their Sage 50 range, you are ensuring compatibility with the majority of accounting professionals, which, as you start your new career, can be a valuable source of business.

Using our 25+ years’ experience in providing Sage training we will ensure you not only get the guidance needed to pass your exams, but that you’re also provided with valuable onward support as you make the transition from student to professional bookkeeper.

As part of your practical, hands-on training you will be supplied with software from the Sage 50 suite of software, the advantages of which are as follows: 
  • Providing all the functionality you’ll need as a bookkeeper or payroll operator, as part of the Sage 50 software suite, your knowledge gained will be easily transferrable throughout all related Sage 50 products, ensuring compatibility with the majority of working accountants.
  • Your software is supplied with an annual license ensuring your software is upgraded each year.
  • Depending on your preferred course package your accounting software license will be for one or two years. Payroll software is issued with a one year license. If you have continued use of the software after these periods, you can enter into a monthly or annual agreement where you’ll receive significant discount due to our Sage Business Partner status.
  • As a Sage Business Partner we receive significant discounts on all on-going software costs. As a student of IDEAL, 100% of this discount will be passed on to you.
  • From 2009-2014 our ICB pass rates covering ALL computerised bookkeeping and payroll exams average 97.2%; a statistic we’re hugely proud of. This is all the proof you need to be assured that we provide the study materials and software combination that will bring you success.
  • Our Exam Pass Guarantee, where we cover the cost of one re-sit per exam, provides peace of mind that we'll do all we can to ensure you pass your exams at the first attempt.

 
Entry Requirements:

It is essential that you have a sound knowledge of manual bookkeeping & payroll principles before undertaking computerised study.

The ICB exam structure, covering Levels 2, 3, 4 and Payroll Management will require you to cover the underpinning knowledge at each stage, before you attempt the relevant computerised exam. Our courses are structured in this way and fit in exactly with ICB exam requirements.


 

BSU100 Business Start Up

£245.00

This online course teaches the vital elements to be considered when considering starting up your own business or if you plan to help others through the process of starting their businesses.
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AAT220 AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping

£245.00

10% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
A stand alone AAT Certificate qualification, offering full preparation for two exams. Upon completion this will count toward the AAT Level II Certificate in Accounting qualification.
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AAT200 AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate in Accounting

£545.00

15% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
A course package covering all required units within this level of study. Will include Sage 50 Accounts Essentials software as part of the Computerised Accounting module.
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AAT230 AAT Level 2 - Foundation Award in Accounting Software

£275.00

10% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
A stand alone AAT Certificate qualification. Upon completion this will count toward the AAT Level II Certificate in Accounting qualification. As standard we will supply FULLY LICENSED Sage 50 Accounts Essentials software.
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AAT260 AAT Level 2 - Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping - Combined Option

£420.00

15% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
A combination package including manual & computerised elements of the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping qualification. As standard we will supply FULLY LICENSED Sage 50 Accounts Essentials software.
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CB100 ICB Level 3 Diploma in Costing and Budgeting

£245.00

An ideal course for those who are already proficient in bookkeeping and are looking to improve their skill set to enable effective planning, either for your own business or for your clients business.
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AAT310 AAT Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

£345.00

10% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
Aimed at those looking to achieve a bookkeeping qualification without the need for the Full AAT Accountancy award. Perfect as a follow on from the Level 2 Bookkeeping Certificates or for an experienced bookkeeper looking to gain a new qualification.
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ICB219 AICB - ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Sage 50 Accounts Essentials)

£405.00

25% PACKAGE SAVING:
This course package includes both manual & computerised elements required to pass your exams to gain Associate Membership of ICB.
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AAT390 AAT Level 2 & 3 Bookkeeping - AATQB

£695.00

15% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW  AVAILABLE
This course package includes the AAT Level 2 & 3 Bookkeeping elements needed to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper (AATQB). Self-employment as a bookkeeper is an option with this qualification, completing accounts for sole traders and partnerships.
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AAT300 AAT Level 3 - Advanced Diploma in Accounting

£645.00

15% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE 
A course package covering all aspects of the Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification, including, Accounts Preparation, Prepare Final Accounts, Cost & Revenues, Professional Ethics, Direct Taxation (VAT) and Spreadsheet Software.
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ICB0319 ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounting

£615.00

A single course option covering the preparation of ALL aspects of the Level III qualification, 5 examinations, which will lead to Full Membership of ICB and the ability to practice as a bookkeeper on a self-employed basis.
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ICB03UP AICB Upgrade

£295.00

Do you currently hold AICB Membership, covering the completion of Sole Trader accounts? If YES, then this course will allow you to upgrade your AICB Membership to also include Partnerships & Not For Profit organisations.
Course fee = £295 (enrol today with £95 deposit)

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ICB319 MICB - ICB Levels 2 & 3 Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping & Accounts (Sage 50 Accounts Essentials)

£795.00

22% PACKAGE SAVING:
Within this course package, covering both manual & computerised elements you will begin your study with Level II before moving straight onto the Level III subjects. Completion of all exams will lead to Full Membership of ICB.
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AAT610 AAT Levels 2 & 3 Combined Package

£955.00

20% COURSE PACKAGE DISCOUNT + EXTRA 20% FULL FEE DISCOUNT
This course combination covers all required units within the AAT Level 2 & 3 Certificate & Diploma qualifications. All study materials and full tutorial support is provided.
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ICB-L3upgrade ICB Level 3 Upgrade - Management Accounts for incorporated business

£325.00

Suitable if you gained AICB status under the ICB 2014-18 qualification structure, and have been upgraded to MICB following the launch of the new 2019 qualification structure. A single course option covering the preparation of management accounts for incorporated businesses (Ltd Co's).  This is an ESSENTIAL element of study if you wish to continue study toward Fellow Membership.
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PY010 Diploma in Payroll Management (Sage 50 Payroll)

£395.00

Extensive coverage of manual & computerised payroll principles, ensuring full preparation for the ICB exam and your ability offer a complete payroll service. Sage 50 Payroll software is supplied.
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CPD030 CPD - Diploma in Payroll Management (Sage 50 Payroll)

£395.00

Extensive coverage of manual & computerised payroll principles, ensuring full preparation for the ICB exam and your ability offer a complete payroll service. Sage 50 Payroll software is supplied.
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AS100 Diploma in Self Assessment

£245.00

An ideal course for those who are already proficient in bookkeeping and are looking to improve their skill set and aiming to provide a valuable, additional service to current or prospective clients.
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CPD010 CPD - Diploma in Self Assessment

£245.00

10% FULL PAYMENT DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
Part of our CPD Certification range of courses and ideal for those who are already proficient in bookkeeping and are looking to improve their skill set and aiming to provide an additional service to current or prospective clients.
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ICB50 MICB - The ICB Career Path (Sage 50 Accounts Essentials & Sage 50 Payroll)

£1,265.00

34% COURSE PACKAGE DISCOUNT
A package of courses designed to provide you with the essential tools to offer a comprehensive bookkeeping, payroll and self-assessment taxation service to potential clients. Includes industry standard Sage software and an INTEREST FREE PAYMENT OPTION.
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ICB1100 ICB Level 4 Certificate - CPD Package

£695.00

35% COURSE PACKAGE DISCOUNT
This course package includes the four elements required to gain the highest level of qualification available via ICB. Each element is available individually but by committing to the full level of study you will SAVE 35% on the overall course fees.
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ICB1040 ICB Level 4 Diploma - Unit 1 - FRS105

£275.00

This course offers full tuition and support for one of the ICB Level IV Diploma Units - FRS105. On its own, this qualification will enable you to prepare and submit accounts for micro-entities, without the need of an accountant.
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CPD020 CPD - FRS105 (Preparation & Submission of Micro Entity Accounts)

£275.00

10% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
This course offers full tuition and support for one of the ICB Level IV Diploma Units - FRS105. On its own, this qualification will enable you to prepare and submit accounts for micro-entities, without the need of an accountant.
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ICB1010 ICB Level 4 Diploma - Unit 2 - Drafting Financial Statements

£275.00

10% FULL FEE DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
This course offers full tuition and support for the second module of the ICB Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounting.
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ICB1000 ICB Level 4 Certificate - Management Accounting

£275.00


10% FULL PAYMENT DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE
This course offers full tuition and support for this ICB Level 4 Certificate option, covering advanced aspects of vital business control procedures.
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ICB60 The ICB Platinum Package

£1,615.00

SAVE 41% ON THIS PACKAGE:
The most comprehensive, career focused suite of ICB courses you'll find anywhere. Covering all levels of ICB study you'll be setting yourself apart from the rest and is the only available supported study route to Fellow Membership of ICB. Includes industry standard Sage software and an INTEREST FREE PAYMENT OPTION.
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ICB1001 Level 3 Costing & Budgeting + Level 4 Certificate in Management Accounting

£415.00

20% COURSE PACKAGE DISCOUNT
This combined option ensured you have the entry level Costing & Budgeting knowledge before commencing onto the advanced Level 4 coverage.
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