FICB – The ICB Platinum Package

FICB – The ICB Platinum Package

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You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £120.00 (0% APR), followed by 25 monthly payments of £63.50

Advantages of studying with IDEAL:

Having the status of ‘FELLOW’ within any organisation is a great honour and ICB now allow you to reach that level of Membership with a mix of qualifications and experience (2 years in practice). Ideal Schools have offered tuition in the advanced Level 4 subjects for over 10 years, the only college to do so prior to 2020. Enrolling with IDEAL for these subjects ensures you are best placed for exam and career preparation.

This fully tutor supported course package, the most comprehensive available, covers the qualification requirement for Fellow Membership. With our extensive ongoing career support services, we know we have the tools to guide you to success.

Within this package we have also included additional qualification in Payroll Management to ensure you can offer a wide range of services to your future clients.

Are you a Mac User? We have software options within our Bookkeeping and Payroll courses that will ensure you are fully catered for.

Call us today for your FREE career consultation to ensure this package is the right fit for your ambitions.

Why select IDEAL as your training provider? Our Trust Pilot score and reviews should give you all the confidence you need.

Your Ideal Schools course will consist of the following:

Many ICB Member benefits (including free Xero Equivalence Certification)

Important points to note:
What your course will cover, please click on each item for a detailed course description:
Core Bookkeeping & Accounting Subjects:
Fellow Membership subjects:
Additional CPD units:
The combined completion of the above will also provide an additional Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounting qualification

ICB Course Sample – you can view the first 25 pages of this, and other ICB courses, via THIS LINK.

Associated Exams:

A1, A2, A3, M4, M5, M6, M7, M8, P3, SAT, L4CTAX, L4DFS, L4BI

Exam Structure:

13 x home based examinations

Study Time:

Approx 650-700 hours


Total exam fees for this course option are £1178.00 (8 @ £83, 1 @ £94 and 4 @ £105). When it comes to paying for your exams you have two options:

Monthly Payment Notice

We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.

Commitment & Promise:

We do not shy from the fact that this course of study requires great commitment from you. We’ll match your commitment and promise to guide and support you every step of the way. Communication is key in this method of learning and we place a heavy emphasis on this with telephone & email support (Facebook, twitter & Live Chat are also available). Few colleges offer telephone tutorial support. Fewer still provide you with a direct line to tutors without a ‘call back’ system. You’ll have direct telephone contact with our award winning tutorial team and ongoing support from our award winning Facebook groups, long after your study is completed.

Following the launch of this ICB course package; the most comprehensive available anywhere, we have added an additional years course registration, allowing as much as 4 years for completion (easily achievable within 18-24 months). We’ve also extended the payment terms to allow you to spread the cost over 24 months (36 months if you add exam fees). Better still…..we don’t charge interest!!


We fully appreciate that not all students have the same PC, laptop or MAC availablity and for this reason we are delighted to provide you with the following software choices. As you approached this section of your study we will confirm your preferred option with you:


Sage 50 Accounts Pro software: This is a windows based program that is provided with a 180 days license, which provides ample time to complete the computerised element of the qualification, where 20-25hrs of study is required.

XERO software This is suitable for any device with internet access so, if you are a MAC user with no access to a Windows platform, this is the perfect option for you.

Sage 50 Payroll software: This is a windows based program that is provided with a 180 day license. This section is study requires approx 35hrs of study so you still have plenty of time to complete your study, exam preparations and final exam.

BrightPay Software: This software runs on both Windows and Mac platforms and comes with an unlimited training license . This section is study requires approx 35hrs of study so you still have plenty of time to complete your study, exam preparations and final exam.

Software Benefits:

1: We provide software options that will enable you to offer tailored services to potential clients, depending on their size and structure.

2: We provide industry standard software ensuring compatibility with working accountants.

3: Our software choices ensure you are catered for regardless of whether your hardware runs on Windows or Mac (IOS).

If you would like added advice on software or any other part of our training we have an experienced team at your disposal. Call us now on 0800 028 1404 or 0141 248 5200.

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