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ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping – Associate Membership AICB

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Are you looking to pursue a career in bookkeeping and accounting, or even further your knowledge in the field? Then this ICB Bookkeeping Level 2 course could be just for you. From understanding how to enter transactions to producing an initial trial balance.

  • Develop core skills in application to both manual and computerised bookkeeping.
  • A successful pass on this qualification will allow you to become an associate member of the ICB and use the designated letters AICB after your name. This will enable you to work as an employed bookkeeper.
  • Gain a solid foundation of knowledge in all the key aspects of bookkeeping.
  • Study a course that is accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), the world's largest bookkeeping institute.
  • This course is an ideal introduction to bookkeeping and prepares you for the ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts.

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Course overview

This ICB Bookkeeping Level 2 course provides you with all you need to know about bookkeeping, whilst being ideal for students who want to achieve a career in the field. If you’ve already made a start to life in bookkeeping, this bundle will boost your skills and help you progress in your career. In the Level 2 course, you will learn to enter transactions, identify and correct errors, produce an initial trial balance, and more.

It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to develop their accounting and bookkeeping knowledge
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in accounting, finance, or bookkeeping.

Future career options:

  • Chartered accounting
  • Finance manager
  • Management accounting
  • External auditor
  • Forensic accountant
  • Stockbroker
  • Internal audit
  • Business analyst

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive an ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (AICB).

Entry Requirements

No prior bookkeeping knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course, but you should have basic numerical skills.


A mixture of tutor-marked assignments and online tests.

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Extra info


During this course, you will complete a number of tutor-marked assignments in preparation for your official assessments. As part of your official assessment you will complete three online tests.

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. You will be responsible for booking and paying for any assessments.

Course Duration

Once you have enrolled, you can start at any time and will have a full year to complete your studies. You will also receive 12 months tutor support, so you can work at your own pace.

Whilst studying your course you will also be required to install Sage software. You will have 6 months access to this software.

Study Method

The distance learning course can be studied from home or at work. You will receive all course materials and unlimited tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of all assessments, you will achieve an ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (AICB).

On completion of the ICB Level 2, you will receive associate membership status with the ICB and will be eligible to use the letters AICB after your name.

Awarding body

By offering relevant qualifications, the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) promotes and maintains the standards of bookkeeping as a profession as the largest bookkeeping institute in the world.

Offering membership to students, their worldwide-recognised qualifications highlight your experience and competence within the bookkeeping and account profession.

Their courses help create highly qualified bookkeeping talent, which in turn helps business owners take control of their finances and support the economy as a whole.

What next?

On the successful completion of the ICB Bookkeeping Level 2 course, you can move on to, and complete, the ICB Bookkeeping Level 3 course.


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