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ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounts (Full – MICB)

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Entry Requirements: 

Level 2&3 Combined package: no entry requirement
Level 3 only: ICB Level 2 or appropriate exemption

ICB Exams: M4, M5, M6, M7 & M8



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Employment: This is the minimum requirement for you to become self-employed as a bookkeeper under the umbrella of ICB. Your ‘skill-set’ will also enable to you apply for employed bookkeeping positions.

The natural follow-on from ICB Level 2 where you will learn to complete bank reconciliations, VAT returns and accounting adjustments, leading to the completion of Final Accounts for non-incorporated businesses (sole traders, partnerships & not for profit organisations) and have the ability to produce management reports for limited companies.

The practical aspect of the ICB qualification is such that you’ll have the underpinning knowledge of the above areas as well as a full understanding of using a computerised accounting, for the completion of accounts for these business types.

Within this level of study there are five examinations. The first four are home based exams and the pass requirement for each is 85%. The final exam is attempted at one of many available centres (worldwide) and this has a 70% pass requirement (click here to search for your nearest centres). Certification is awarded upon completion of all exams where your level of pass will be determined by the combined scores from each exam:

Distinction with Honours - 98% and above (distinction passes in all 5 exams)
Distinction - 95-97% overall (all exams graded at least as Merit or Distinction)
Merit - 90-94% (can be a mixture of individual grades)
Pass - 80-89% (can be a mixture of individual grades)

Our courses have been structured specifically to help you pass these exams. Level III is available as a single course covering preparation for all relevant exams. If you have no prior knowledge or experience of this subject, and have not previously completed ICB Level II, we have a Level II & III combined course package available, which, long-term, is your most cost effective route of study. Click the options at the bottom of this page for full course information but here is a sample of what we provide as standard:

  • Interest free course payment options
  • Extensive assignment completion
  • Direct telephone and/or email support
  • The Choice of Sage or Xero software (only if starting from Level 2)
  • ICB standard online exam practice
  • The addition of your exam fees are optional during the course registration process and can protect you against possible future ICB exam fee increases.
  • And much more

 

Computerised Accounting software:
We are delighted to be able to offer you two software options for this level of study:

Sage 50 Accounts -  Sage remains the most widely used accounting software within business and the skills gained within this course will be easily transferred throughout their entire software range. The software requires a windows platform for installation.

Xero - If you are a MAC user or have limited access to a PC or Laptop, this could be the option for you. it's online platform enables you to access it on any Mac, tablet, Smartphone  and, of course PC or Laptop. The growth in the use of this software has been incredible and you'll be training on one of the most innovative software packages around.

 
Would you like to study using both software options?
For an additional payment of £85.00 we can provide you with both software options and courses, allowing you to have a wider skill-set when you make the transition from student to bookkeeper. 

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