Are you interested in studying bookkeeping or accounting but are unsure where to start? Look no further! Our ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is an ideal intro into the world of bookkeeping. Know your assets from your liabilities and everything in-between. Oxbridge are now offering the new 2019 syllabus online, making this the most current entry point to ICB certification. We’ll cover the essentials, from the basic principles of double-entry to producing period-end trial balances.
Interested in studying bookkeeping or accounting but don’t know where to start? ICB Level 2 is for you!
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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 ICB 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.
Up to 120 hours which is under 40 minutes per day for 6 months.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.
You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours above. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for an additional fee, which also extends your tutor support.
The three assessments (A1, A2 & A3) are to be taken in the order listed above. Successful candidates will need to pass all three assessments to gain the full qualification and these exams are taken via The ICB portal on your computer at home.
To sit these exams, there will be an additional cost per exam:
Successful achievement of this qualification will allow you to apply for Affiliate Membership to the ICB. You will be able to work as an Assistant Bookkeeper and you will also receive an official certificate of completion from the ICB. Read more about the ICB here.
Difficulty - Level 2
Entry requirements - We recommend a reasonable level of English and Maths. If you're feeling a little rusty, why not try our Introduction to bookkeeping first?
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We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes our personal tutor support for 12 months. We provide 12 months' free student membership and registration to The ICB which is worth £78 and access to SageOne accounting cloud software for 6 months worth £144. That's a bundled saving of £222!
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study materials we provide but you will be responsible for your exam fees if you wish to take them and they are charged at £15 per mock exam and £65 per live exam.
Yes, there are 3 exams to complete. You can take these exams on your computer at home. If you decide not to take the exam or wish to delay, we can provide a certificate of completion which will evidence that you have studied the course.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
We include 6 months’ access to the full version of SageOne within our course fee. Our cloud-based Sage software runs on any computer with a web browser.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.