IAB Bookkeeping Courses – your path to success
February 1, 2018 / Sharnie Carter
Want to become a qualified bookkeeper?
Becoming a bookkeeper is a long and winding road that is not to be attempted lightly.
It requires dedication, time and skills to be able to complete the necessary courses and examinations. It may seem daunting but, for those who are committed, it is extremely worth it.
We want to help you get there; and we think that one of the best ways of doing so is by studying one of the IAB Bookkeeping courses here with us at Open Study College.
Step One: Find out about IAB
IAB (International Association of Bookkeepers) is a recognised association for qualified bookkeepers and small businesses, both internationally and in the UK.
Allowing you to work within the industry, they offer a selection of courses and examinations to help you to become a qualified accountant or bookkeeper.
Step Two: Find out whether you are right for the job
Anyone can choose to become an accountant or bookkeeper. However, there are some specifications and pre-requisites that you will need to fulfil before being able to start.
Most bookkeeping courses will require:
- Basic to advanced numeracy skills (depending on the level)
- Basic literacy skills
- Prior knowledge of bookkeeping terminology and concepts
…and of course, a passion for the profession would come in handy.
Step Three: Choose the right course for you
We offer a selection of courses that will help you get to where you want to be.
Whether you are a beginner who is just getting into it and wants to improve their knowledge, or you are already on the ladder to success, you will find a course that suits you. For example:
This course is great start to your career; it covers the basic principles and terminology, while setting you up for further study and qualifications.
Perfect for those who are already on their way, this course enables you to learn about both financial aspects – accounting and bookkeeping – in more detail.
Step Four: Get in contact and enrol on a course
If you browse our bookkeeping courses and decide one is perfect for you, then click enrol straight away online!
Alternatively, give our Student Adviser team a call on 03300 563100 to hear more about the courses and your options.
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