Advantages of studying with IDEAL

Interest Free Monthly Payments
Exemption Fee Included
Exam Fee included
ALL official ICB Mock exams included (value = £36)
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Personalised assignment and mock exam feedback
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This tutor supported course is aimed at those who are AAT Level 3 qualified (bookkeeping or accounting) and are looking to gain Full Membership of ICB. It covers the topics of not-for-profit organisations and limited liability companies, which are not included in the AAT syllabus at Level 3 and bridges the knowledge gap to ensure candidates are fully prepared for the MICB Entrance Paper.
Required qualifications gained within past 5 years:
  • AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping or Accounting, including Using Accounting Software, PLUS
  • AAT Level 3 Bookkeeping or Accounting


  • If you are qualified only to AAT Level 2, have qualifications from another awarding body, or have ICB qualifications that are over 5 years old, and wish to discuss the transition to ICB, please call our offices on 0141 248 5200 or 0800 028 1404 and one of our advisory team will advise you.

    Within this package, we have brought together EVERYTHING that you need to make the transition from AAT Level 3 to MICB, including exemption and exam fees:

    Ideal Schools will provide:
    • ICB Exemption Fee
    • 1 year ICB Student Membership (see below)
    • ICB Exam Fee
    • Interest free payment option – NO credit checks or 3rd party finance
    • Our Price Promise
    • Study Materials provided in presentation folder
    • Online access to training materials – study on the go!
    • 1 year tutorial support via phone, email & 24/7 support via private Facebook groups
    • Continuous Self Progress tests & Answers
    • Tutor marked assignments (TMA’s)
    • IDEAL Mock Exam (including personalised tutor feedback)
    • Official ICB Online Practice Paper
    • Continued career support
    Associated Exams: MICB Entrance Paper
    Exam Structure: 1 x home based examination
    Study Time: Approx 30 hours
    Entry requirement: AAT Level 3 Bookkeeping (inc L2 UAS) or Accounting (gained within last 5 years)
    Exam Pass Gaurantee
    Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
    If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)

    Syllabus for ICB Fast-track Exemption

    General Revision
    We understand that some who embark on this journey have completed previous study a number of years ago (5 years max), and may benefit from revising some previously covered topics. If your knowledge is fresh, this section of study can be bypassed. The revision covers the following:

    Control accounts; Construction Industry Scheme (CIS); Profit measurement; Capital and revenue expenditure; capital and revenue income; depreciation, Disposal of an asset; Revaluation of assets; Prepayments and accruals, Closing stock, Net realisable value; reserves and provisions.

    Final accounts of a not-for-profit organisation
    Revision; sale/disposal of assets, prepayments and accruals; Underpinning knowledge regarding not-for-profit organisations; Understanding the different requirements of a chart of accounts for such an organisation; Understand the concepts of the different forms of income for not-for-profit organisations including a subscriptions account; Posting adjustments including the subscriptions account and disposal and acquisition of fixed assets; Final accounts of a not-for-profit organisation

    Financial accounts of incorporated businesses
    Final accounts including adjustments for a limited company (internal management accounts format);Limited liability partnerships;Calculation and interpretation of ratios; Cashflow forecasting

    Exemption / Membership Notice:
    When you have passed your Entrance Paper you’ll be invited to join ICB as a Full Member. At this time you’ll pay only the difference between Student & Full Membership.
    Make IDEAL Schools your #1 Training Partner

    Ready to start ICB Fast-track Exemption?

    Course Code: ICB0319EP
    Course Fee: £445.00
    You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £235.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £71.50
    Exam Pass Gaurantee
    Enrol with confidence for guaranteed success!
    If you DO NOT pass an exam we'll share responsibility and will pay 50% of one re-sit cost per exam. (T's & C's Apply)
    Still not sure?
    Ask one of our advisors or call us FREEPHONE on 0800 028 1404