1Course Overview

ICB Bookkeeping and Payroll Package

Course code: OSC1344

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Study all you need to know about Bookkeeping and payroll in this mighty complete bundle!

This bundle will include:

  • ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Associate Membership level)
  • ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts (Full Membership level)
  • ICB Diploma in Payroll Management Level 3

Watch our video with ICB CEO, Garry Carter. Please note that ICB levels have now changed.

Why you should enrol onto this bundle:

  • Study a flexible course that is accredited by the ICB (The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers), the world's largest bookkeeping institute
  • Develop advanced-level knowledge of bookkeeping processes and practices, from single-entry manual bookkeeping to fully computerised accounts
  • Gain recognised qualifications and real skills, allowing you to work for all types of organisations and as a freelance bookkeeper
  • A successful pass on this qualification will allow you to gain full ICB member status and use the designated letters MICB after your name, proving your bookkeeping qualifications to employers or customers
  • The ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management is a comprehensive introduction for anyone wishing to enter the field of payroll and benefit from faster career progression into payroll management

This combined course also includes:

  • FREE ICB 1-year Annual Subscription and Registration fee worth £80.00
  • FREE Sage Software

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

Are you brave enough to take on this mighty complete plus bundle? Then enrol now!

20% off selected courses - Until 22nd January
2Course Content

Course content

ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookeeping (AICB)

  • Unit 1 - Underpinning Knowledge
  • Unit 2 - Prepare Business Documents
  • Unit 3 - Accounting for VAT
  • Unit 4 - Entering transactions
  • Unit 5 - Reconciliation and Reporting

Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts (MICB)

  • Unit 1 - Underpinning knowledge
  • Unit 2 - Reconcile Accounts and Correct Errors
  • Unit 3 - Reconcile and Produce a VAT return
  • Unit 4 - Calculate and Post Adjustments to the Accounts
  • Unit 5 - Produce draft final accounts for internal management purposes
  • Unit 6 - Interpretation of financial statements

ICB Diploma in Payroll Management Level 3

  • Unit 1: Manual Payroll
  • Unit 2: Computerised Payroll
3Other Information
Assessment

For ICB Bookkeeping Level 2 and 3 certificates:

  • Level 2 Certificate: Three online tests
  • Level 3 Certificate: Four online tests and a centre-based examination

All online tests can be taken at home or at work, wherever you have access to a secure Internet connection, so assessment is quick and simple. For the centre-based tests, we can help you find an approved ICB examination centre in your area.

For ICB Diploma in Payroll Management Level 3:

A series of tutor-marked assignments will help you to monitor your progress on this course. However, if you wish to gain the formal ICB qualification, you will need to sit an exam from home. You can take this examination whenever you feel most prepared. Students will be taking the 2017/2018 legislation examination, which must be taken by September 2019.

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have 12 months to complete each level of the ICB Bookkeeping course. This is more than enough time, so that you can work at your own pace. Which means it is designed to fit easily around your lifestyle. You will receive 12 months tutor support for each level . Whilst studying your course you will also be asked to install the Sage software (your materials will tell you when to do this). From the point when you have installed the software you will have 6 months to complete the computerised section. 

For ICB Diploma in Payroll Management Level 3 students have a full year to complete their studies. Usually the course will take around 90 hours to complete.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work, with full tutor support by email so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

With the bookkeeping Levels 2 and 3 you have two options:

1) The course can be studied for personal interest and development without assessment and we can provide you with a completion certificate.

2) You can opt to take the examinations online from home. On successful completion of the examinations, you will gain two bookkeeping qualifications: the ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping and the ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts. Passing these qualifications will enable you to gain full membership status with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and use the letters MICB after your name, proving your qualifications to potential employers and clients.

With the ICB Diploma in Payroll Management you have two options:

1) The course can be studied for personal interest and development without assessment and we can provide you with a completion certificate.

2) You can choose to take the ICB examination in Payroll Management. On successful completion you will gain an official ICB level 3 certificate in Payroll Management and an OSCA (Open Study College Award).

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills and requirements are needed to enrol onto this course?

No prior bookkeeping knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course, but you should have basic numerical skills. In addition, the SAGE software must be downloaded via the link supplied, so you'll need a computer or laptop with internet connection and storage space.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • ICB 1-year Annual Subscription and Registration fee worth £80.00 (it can take up to 6 weeks to process the registration)
  • Dedicated personal tutor support by email
  • Dedicated student support
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Ballpoint pen and highlighter
  • Student study planner
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE Sage 50 Accounts Software (available as a download only - you must have an internet connection and the ability to save the software to your device) 
  • FREE Sage 50 Payroll Software
  • FREE CV writing service
Will the Sage software work on any computer?

The Sage 50 Accounts software will only work on computers which run Windows 7 or higher, therefore Sage will not run on Windows XP. Sage software will not run on any Apple Macintosh computer. The software is available as a download only - you must have an internet connection and the ability to save the software to your device.

Do I have to sit an exam?

You have the option of sitting the ICB examinations. However, if you choose not to take the exam, we can issue you with a certificate proving that you have completed the course.

Are there any additional costs?

If you decide to sit the ICB exams, there will be a charge payable to the ICB and your chosen assessment centre.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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