Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 | Author: Matt Jones

The ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) – the World’s leading bookkeeping organisation.

The ICB’s role as a membership body is to provide ongoing support to members to ensure they are knowledgeable and up to date with the latest legislation, mindful of their ethical obligations, and best-placed to provide a trusted and exemplary service to business.

In the bookkeeping industry, The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers need no introduction, they are the biggest institution of its kind in the world. Effortlessly and professionally maintaining the high standards of bookkeeping as a profession.

ICB Objectives

  • to promote bookkeeping as a profession
  • to increase recognition for bookkeeping as an integral part of the financial profession
  • to promote education and learning
  • to enable the achievement of a recognised bookkeeping qualification
  • to provide a trusted benchmark for the profession
  • to improve the career prospects of members

The ICB have a profound effect on society at a personal, professional and global level.  The ICB is passionate about empowering students of all ages and backgrounds.  The ICB has helped countless business owners to take control of their finances at the right cost and in return support the community as a whole.  Oxbridge Home Learning is honoured to offer the illustrious ICB bookkeeping qualification to you. The qualification that has earned and secured a reputation as the premium and toughest bookkeeping qualification in the UK.

ICB Membership Course and Career Path

Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping leads to:


Part-qualified Bookkeeper

Supervised accounts work only:
Data Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance for all businesses; Computerised Bookkeeping.



Bookkeeping Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts leads to:


Certified Bookkeeper

As for Affiliate plus:
Bank Reconciliation; VAT Returns; Final Accounts for all non-incorporated businesses (Sole Trader, Partnerships, Not-for-Profit Organisations)

Some Associate Members may offer additional services in Payroll, Self Assessment and Budgeting.


Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounts leads to:


Certified Bookkeeper

As for Associate plus:
Internal Management Accounts for a Limited Liability Organisation.

Some Members may offer additional services in Payroll, Self Assessment, Preparing Final Accounts under UK GAAP and IFRS and Corporation Tax Returns for micro and small companies.


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