Certificate in ICB Affiliate Bookkeeping (B1 B2 B3) Online Course

Discover the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping

Certificate in ICB Affiliate Bookkeeping (B1 B2 B3) Online Course

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Discover the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping

Discover the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping, and learn practical skills that can be applied to any business that uses either a manual or a computerised bookkeeping system. No prior knowledge or training is necessary. However, students should ideally possess a basic understanding of numeracy in order to fully benefit from the course syllabus, and maximise their chances of gaining the Level II Certificate.

This course is ideally suited to:

  • Employees who work in the accounting department of a business/company/organisation.
  • Small business owners who are responsible for their own accountancy/bookkeeping.
  • Employees who wish to embark on a new career path as an Assistant Bookkeeper.
  • Students who wish to learn a new set of skills, enhance their existing knowledge base and boost their current career prospects.

The course consists of 3 online assessments that test students' grasp of theoretical knowledge, as well as their level of practical bookkeeping skills. Students can access these assessments online (as well as a whole host of other innovating educational features), so they can choose to learn either at home or in the workplace.

Students who successfully complete the 3 assessments gain the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping, which allows them to work in the role of Assistant Bookkeeper and qualifies them to perform the following duties while under supervision:

  • Create an efficient and effective computerised bookkeeping system within their place of work.
  • Apply postings from prime entry books and source documents to ledger accounts.
  • Keep records of all transactions that take place in their place of work to the appropriate industry standard.

What’s included:

  • Online bookkeeping course – study on your laptop, tablet or phone.
  • Full version of Sage Instant Accounts.
  • One year’s student membership to the ICB.
  • Tutor Support.
  • Practice assignments.
  • Mock Exam.
  • Interest free payments available.
  • NUS Extra Card available (for small additional fee).

KEY LEARNING POINTS

The main focus areas of this course include:

  1. Learn why it is so important to adhere to a professional code of ethics.
  2. Explore the different structures of various types of businesses.
  3. Discover bookkeeping legislation and learn how to apply this in a workplace context.
  4. Learn what elements need to be included in order to create a legal contract.
  5. Discover the accounting equation and learn how this applies in a workplace setting.
  6. Gain knowledge of how to report on a cash basis for income tax purposes.
  7. Understand the concept of business entity, duality and historical cost and learn how this is applied in a business context.

Upon successful completion of this Level II course students are able to:

  • Understand basic banking principles and procedures including the need for adequate security measures
  • Recognise, and know the purpose of, a range of commonly used business documents.
  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, business ledgers and accounts.
  • Know the process, and carry out the task, of accounting for VAT in business ledgers.
  • Know the differences between a two and three-column cash book, an analysed cash book and a petty cash book, and understand how they are used in a workplace/business context.
  • Understand the purpose, and correct use, of a trial balance.
  • Recognise when it is appropriate to open a suspense account.
  • Set up a computerised bookkeeping system to the appropriate industry standard.
  • Print out accounting and bookkeeping reports, including trial balances, nominal account transactions and audit trails.

NOTE: This course includes Sage Instant Accounts software which will be delivered 14 days after course activation.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • Gain theoretical knowledge of bookkeeping and learn practical skills that can be applied within almost any kind of business, and across a broad range of sectors and industries.
  • Students can complete the course syllabus and access the 3 online assessments either at home or in the workplace.
  • This flexible and accessible course is broken into manageable and digestible chunks to ensure that students fully grasp each part of the course syllabus.
  • Students can tailor the course to fit their schedule, and complete the syllabus at a pace that suits their individual learning requirements.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, students receive the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping - an industry-recognised qualification accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
  • Students who successfully complete the course and gain the full Level II qualification also have the option to upgrade their level of membership to Affiliate Member of ICB, and to be awarded the designatory letters, AfICB.

Course Fast Facts:

  • Easy to follow and understand
  • Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  • You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of this course

Course Delivery
Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation
At Courses for Success, all students who complete the accredited online bookkeeping courses receive a downloadable certificate of completion.

Underpinning Knowledge

  • Understand the importance of adhering to a code of Professional Ethics
  • Understand the basic differences between the structures of different types of businesses
  • Understand the importance of legislation that applies to bookkeepers
  • Understand the basic elements of a contract
  • Understand the Accounting Equation
  • Understand the concept of reporting on a cash basis for income tax purposes
  • Identify the various methods of payments and receipts to and from a bank account
  • Understand the need for bank security
  • Understand the basic accounting concepts

Business Documents

  • Understand the purpose and range of business documents.
  • Understand the need to accurately prepare business documents for goods supplied
  • Understand the need to check business documents received

Ledger accounts and the division of the ledger

  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, the ledger accounts
  • Use a set of control accounts in the ledgers

Books of prime entry

  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, the books of prime entry

Accounting for VAT

  • Understand the process of dealing with and accounting for VAT in the ledgers.

Making and receiving payments

  • Understand the use of an analysed cash book
  • Understand the purpose and need to record petty cash
  • Understand the purpose and use of the two and three column cash books

Trial Balance

  • Understand the purpose and use of the trial balance.

Use a computerised accounts package

  • Health and Safety
  • Business Set Up
  • Processing Nominal Ledger and Subsidiary Ledger Accounts
  • Generate reports

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Discover the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping

Discover the fundamental principles of single and double entry bookkeeping, and learn practical skills that can be applied to any business that uses either a manual or a computerised bookkeeping system. No prior knowledge or training is necessary. However, students should ideally possess a basic understanding of numeracy in order to fully benefit from the course syllabus, and maximise their chances of gaining the Level II Certificate.

This course is ideally suited to:

  • Employees who work in the accounting department of a business/company/organisation.
  • Small business owners who are responsible for their own accountancy/bookkeeping.
  • Employees who wish to embark on a new career path as an Assistant Bookkeeper.
  • Students who wish to learn a new set of skills, enhance their existing knowledge base and boost their current career prospects.

The course consists of 3 online assessments that test students' grasp of theoretical knowledge, as well as their level of practical bookkeeping skills. Students can access these assessments online (as well as a whole host of other innovating educational features), so they can choose to learn either at home or in the workplace.

Students who successfully complete the 3 assessments gain the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping, which allows them to work in the role of Assistant Bookkeeper and qualifies them to perform the following duties while under supervision:

  • Create an efficient and effective computerised bookkeeping system within their place of work.
  • Apply postings from prime entry books and source documents to ledger accounts.
  • Keep records of all transactions that take place in their place of work to the appropriate industry standard.

What’s included:

  • Online bookkeeping course – study on your laptop, tablet or phone.
  • Full version of Sage Instant Accounts.
  • One year’s student membership to the ICB.
  • Tutor Support.
  • Practice assignments.
  • Mock Exam.
  • Interest free payments available.
  • NUS Extra Card available (for small additional fee).

KEY LEARNING POINTS

The main focus areas of this course include:

  1. Learn why it is so important to adhere to a professional code of ethics.
  2. Explore the different structures of various types of businesses.
  3. Discover bookkeeping legislation and learn how to apply this in a workplace context.
  4. Learn what elements need to be included in order to create a legal contract.
  5. Discover the accounting equation and learn how this applies in a workplace setting.
  6. Gain knowledge of how to report on a cash basis for income tax purposes.
  7. Understand the concept of business entity, duality and historical cost and learn how this is applied in a business context.

Upon successful completion of this Level II course students are able to:

  • Understand basic banking principles and procedures including the need for adequate security measures
  • Recognise, and know the purpose of, a range of commonly used business documents.
  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, business ledgers and accounts.
  • Know the process, and carry out the task, of accounting for VAT in business ledgers.
  • Know the differences between a two and three-column cash book, an analysed cash book and a petty cash book, and understand how they are used in a workplace/business context.
  • Understand the purpose, and correct use, of a trial balance.
  • Recognise when it is appropriate to open a suspense account.
  • Set up a computerised bookkeeping system to the appropriate industry standard.
  • Print out accounting and bookkeeping reports, including trial balances, nominal account transactions and audit trails.

NOTE: This course includes Sage Instant Accounts software which will be delivered 14 days after course activation.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • Gain theoretical knowledge of bookkeeping and learn practical skills that can be applied within almost any kind of business, and across a broad range of sectors and industries.
  • Students can complete the course syllabus and access the 3 online assessments either at home or in the workplace.
  • This flexible and accessible course is broken into manageable and digestible chunks to ensure that students fully grasp each part of the course syllabus.
  • Students can tailor the course to fit their schedule, and complete the syllabus at a pace that suits their individual learning requirements.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, students receive the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping - an industry-recognised qualification accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
  • Students who successfully complete the course and gain the full Level II qualification also have the option to upgrade their level of membership to Affiliate Member of ICB, and to be awarded the designatory letters, AfICB.

Course Fast Facts:

  • Easy to follow and understand
  • Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  • You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of this course

Course Delivery
Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation
At Courses for Success, all students who complete the accredited online bookkeeping courses receive a downloadable certificate of completion.

Underpinning Knowledge

  • Understand the importance of adhering to a code of Professional Ethics
  • Understand the basic differences between the structures of different types of businesses
  • Understand the importance of legislation that applies to bookkeepers
  • Understand the basic elements of a contract
  • Understand the Accounting Equation
  • Understand the concept of reporting on a cash basis for income tax purposes
  • Identify the various methods of payments and receipts to and from a bank account
  • Understand the need for bank security
  • Understand the basic accounting concepts

Business Documents

  • Understand the purpose and range of business documents.
  • Understand the need to accurately prepare business documents for goods supplied
  • Understand the need to check business documents received

Ledger accounts and the division of the ledger

  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, the ledger accounts
  • Use a set of control accounts in the ledgers

Books of prime entry

  • Understand the purpose of, and make entries into, the books of prime entry

Accounting for VAT

  • Understand the process of dealing with and accounting for VAT in the ledgers.

Making and receiving payments

  • Understand the use of an analysed cash book
  • Understand the purpose and need to record petty cash
  • Understand the purpose and use of the two and three column cash books

Trial Balance

  • Understand the purpose and use of the trial balance.

Use a computerised accounts package

  • Health and Safety
  • Business Set Up
  • Processing Nominal Ledger and Subsidiary Ledger Accounts
  • Generate reports

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 006ECIA
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 12 months
Time required: Study at your own pace
Qualification: Certificate

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