FICB – The ICB Career Path – Taxation

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You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £140.00 (0% APR), followed by 20 monthly payments of £74.00

Advantages of studying with IDEAL:

This ‘FELLOW’ membership course package will prepare you for exam success, covering the bookkeeping, accounting and taxation subjects that will empower you to offer a comprehensive service to potential clients. When you combine the subjects of bookkeeping and taxation you increase your earning potential and maximise your client fee income, by completing ALL bookkeeping and taxation procedures, without the requirement of an accountant.

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.

Your course will be fully tutor supported and covers the qualification requirement for Fellow Membership. With our extensive ongoing career support services, including personal mentoring via our Ambassador scheme, we know we have the tools to guide you to success.

Be Career Ready:

We leave nothing to chance when it comes to exam preparation. However, we do not stop there. Within our taxation subjects our course examples are backed up with screenshot examples using specialist accounts and tax software (TaxFiler). This ensures you can see realistic business examples. You will also be invited to take part in our live webinars, taking you step by step through the submission processes for self-assessment and corporation tax submissions.

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.

Are you a Mac User? We have a Xero training option. Call our advisors or email and we’ll provide full details.

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What your course will cover
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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, L4SAT, L4FS, L4CT

Exam Structure:

11 x home based examinations

Study Time:

Approx 500 – 550 hours

ADD EXAM FEES TO YOUR ENROLMENT: Total exam fees for this course option are £863.00 (8 @ £83, 1 @ £94 and 1 @ £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.


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.

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