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 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 1 may be taken either at home or at work 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 both manual and computerised bookkeeping. Students must take take both ICB manual and computerised bookkeeping courses to ensure a full breath of knowledge which they can then apply for all businesses.
While the examination for Level II in computerised bookkeeping will be taken either at home or at work in the form of an online assessment. Level II in manual bookkeeping must be examined in one of 5200 designated centres worldwide. Level II (manual and computerised) are required ICB courses to gain Associate Membership and the prestigious AICB designation after your name. Level III (manual and computerised) Diplomas are required ICB courses to gain full membership and the prestigious MICB letters after your name.
You will find that your career prospects are greatly increased as you will then have Associate Membership with the letters AICB after your name. 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.
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