An ideal entry-point into finance, covering the basic foundations of bookkeeping to help you reach Member ICB status. The ICB is the world’s leading institute for certified bookkeepers. Our ICB membership bundle teaches everything from the principles of double-entry to trial balance sheets. Upon graduation, you can manage bank reconciliations, VAT returns and the final accounts for all non-incorporated businesses. These businesses include sole traders, partnerships and not-for-profit organisations, aka charities.
Save 10% on your course fees by enrolling on the 2 qualifications that are necessary to attain ICB Member Status
This ICB Member Bookkeeping course bundle offers you:
The fastest route to becoming a ‘Member’ ICB bookkeeper. Save 10% on your course fees by enrolling on the two qualifications necessary to second-tier Member status with the ICB. Meaning you can place the initials MICB at the end of your name.
Our ICB bundle includes the following two courses:
Important: This bundle will only get you to Member ICB status. What this means is that you can’t work with or for a limited company. Furthermore, you will require an ICB Level 4 certificate to work for a limited company.
If you want to add a payroll qualification to your bookkeeping skillset our Level 3 Bookkeeping, Accounts, and Payroll Bundle includes everything on bookkeeping, accounts and payroll at Level 3.
For more information about the different levels of ICB membership, as well as the skills and career freedoms you’ll gain, discover our ICB Awarding Body Page.
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
Bundled course 1
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Unit 2 - ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts
Bundled course 2
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Specialising in Bookkeeping courses, 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.
At the end of this course bundle, you will receive 2 certificates (one per course). You will also be able to obtain associate membership to the ICB and practice as a bookkeeper.
How is this course assessed or examined?
As the bundle is made up of two courses, each course will be assessed accordingly:
ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
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:
Mock exam: £15 per exam
Live exams: £75 per exam
ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts
At the end of each unit, you’ll be given an assignment that will be marked by your personal tutor. You’ll also need to pass exams to gain this qualification – M4, M5, M6, and M7 can all be taken via the ICB portal at home. Finally, you’ll take the M8 exam, which is a synoptic assessment covering all aspects of bookkeeping. You can take the exam in a local Pearson Vue test centre, which is often in the same building as local driving test centres.
Alternatively, you sit your exams remotely from home. This M8 exam will be a mix of multiple-choice and data entry questions. You’ll need to pass all your assessments to complete your qualification.
Additional exam costs:
Mock exams: £15 each
Live exams: £75 each
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.