We are Accredited Training Providers for the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB). The IAB Qualifications are fully accredited by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual). Founded in 1973, the IAB supports and regulates professionals.In 40 years, 150,000 students have gained IAB qualifications, including 25,000 throughout Europe.
Sage and the IAB, have joined forces to create the first ever accredited qualification in Computerised Accounting for Business (CAB) using Sage 50 Accounts Professional software. Our CAB Courses are provided in ‘hard copy’ Manuals and are also available as an on line ‘e book’!
These Qualifications are fully accredited by Ofqual and endorsed and Certified by Sage. For details of our CAB and our other IAB (QCF Accredited) Courses see:
We are offering the new ICB Syllabus Courses
”Just to let you know I got 98% in my ICB Level 2 Computerised exam, so that’s a ‘full house’ of Distinctions! Thank you so much for all your help. I will start applying for jobs. I think I will get a bit of experience in the office before I have go to Level 3 and when I do please rest assured I will use Woodgrove for the Course.’’ Thanks again, Philippa Biles
‘’Many thanks for guiding me through the ICB Courses – its much appreciated. I am very pleased that I chose your ICB Courses for my studies.’’
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Woodgrove Tutorials’ Sage Tutor is Fiona Bradley MA BA FMAAT FIoC FIAB. Fiona has won an ‘Ingenious Britain’ Award!
Ingenious Britain has been endorsed by Sir Richard Branson. As part of their preparations for Ingenious Britain Live!, Ingenious Britain recently conducted a search for ten Ingenious Britons. Fiona’s Business was awarded the prestigious accolade of being named as one of Britain’s 10 Ingenious Businesses!
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Fully Compliant Courses
Our ICB Courses comply fully with the New ICB Qualifications and Syllabus (effective from 1 April 2014), which are aimed at getting ICB Students qualified quicker, within an enhanced Qualification Framework. The new ICB Syllabus and Qualification levels are in line with National Occupational Standards.
The three Levels of ICB Membership
ICB is the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, the largest book-keeping institute in the world, representing and accrediting international bookkeeping members and promoting bookkeeping as a profession.
Bookkeeping is a viable and rewarding career choice. The average ICB qualified Bookkeeper works flexible hours from home, runs their own business, and can earn up to £30,000 per year. They work with local small businesses and start-ups, supporting the local economy. Some employ up to 30 staff members and have over 200 clients.
By choosing ICB courses for your bookkeeper training you will gain an internationally recognised qualification, backed up by the ICB’s standards of professional conduct, giving potential clients and employers confidence that you have the best possible knowledge of bookkeeping.
Bookkeeping is a fantastic profession which could lead to jobs within industry or empower you to set up your own self employed business. All of the ICB’s qualifications are available for you to complete as and when you have the time – YOU specify which week of the year you want to take any of your exams – there are no set dates at the ICB!
ICB Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping
(NOTE: Level II is the first Level of the ICB professional qualification and you start with this Level).
Successful achievement at the full (Manual + Computerised) ICB Level II qualification will lead to Affiliate Membership of ICB and the award of the designatory letters AfICB after your name.
Occupation Role for AfICB : Employed/Self Employed Assistant Bookkeeper
ICB Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounting
Successful achievement at the full (Manual + Computerised) qualification will lead to Associate Membership of ICB and the award of the designatory letters AICB.
The designation AICB means you are a Certified Bookkeeper. This gives a very reliable benchmark for Small and Medium sized Businesses.
Occupation Role: Self Employed /Employed Bookkeeper
See AICB Career Path page for ICB Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounting (Manual + Computerised) Courses
ICB Level IV Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounting
Successful achievement at the full qualification (Manual +Computerised) will lead to Membership of ICB and the award of the designatory letters MICB. The designation MICB means you are a Certified Bookkeeper. This gives a very reliable benchmark for Small and Medium sized Businesses including Limited Companies.
Occupation Role: Self Employed /Employed Bookkeeper
See MICB Career Path page for MICB (Manual + Computerised) Courses.
INTRODUCTION TO BOOKKEEPING COURSE
If you're thinking about getting a job in Finance, running your own Bookkeeping Business or doing the Bookkeeping for your own Sole Trader Business, this Course is a great starting point as a 'Taster' to the ICB Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping Course and indeed to the full ICB professional qualification.
The purpose of this Course is to give you an appreciation and understanding of the principals of Bookkeeping & Accounts in a short timescale under the tutelage of Brian J. Harford FCCA, MICB CB Dip., a Qualified Chartered Certified Account with nearly 40 years experience in teaching this subject.Click here to download the syllabus
There are assignments to be submitted for this Course and as with all of our Courses you will have full tutorial support by e-mail and telephone throughout.