ICB Courses | Institute Of Certified Bookkeepers Courses
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.
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 courses start with the Level I Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping course. Students must achieve Level I before proceeding to the next stage of training and qualification. The examination for Level I may be taken at home in the form of an online assessment. While the ICB will examine and certify students it does not offer ICB courses directly and you are advised to select a training provider accredited by the ICB.
The next stage of ICB courses is Level II in either manual or computerised bookkeeping. Students may choose to take ICB courses in both manual and computerised bookkeeping to ensure full breadth of knowledge for all businesses. While the examination for Level II in computerised bookkeeping will be taken as a home online assessment, Level II in manual bookkeeping must be examined in one of 5200 designated centres worldwide. Level III is a required ICB course to gain full membership.
When you have completed your ICB courses to at least Level II (manual and computerised) and gained Associate membership of the Institute you will your find career prospects are greatly increased. Membership of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers demonstrates that you have successfully completed the ICB courses and examinations to the highest standard of bookkeeping training available. Many employers will happily employ ICB qualified bookkeepers enhancing your career and earning prospects even further.