ICB Bookkeeping Course Level II – classroom

ICB Bookkeeping Course Level II – classroom Souters

Next start date in London on 11th April 2016

All of our courses are delivered in a classroom environment by a live tutor, who is experienced as a financial professional working in finance and accomplished trainers. Our professional training staff provide more insight and expertise to our students and ensure that they gain the most from their learning experience.

ICB Bookkeeping Course in London

Course Overview

This is the Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping that combines the Computerised Bookkeeping and Manual Bookkeeping Level II Courses, which forms a part of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers qualification. It is a fully accredited course and is taught as a mix of home learning and tutor led classes. Your Bookkeeping tutor is an experienced finance professional and trainer.

Course Format

You will attend classes with your tutor, in small groups. This will involve in detail explanation of the course material and practical exercises. All of our tutors are trained financial professional and accountants. Additional practical exercises will then be completed outside of class. The emphasis on practical exercises is important in this subject and helps with attaining exam success. The course is taken on a flexible hours basis, with tutorial timings being booked with your tutor before/during the course.

Each Paper consists of four 2 hour classes.

ICB Bookkeeping Course in London

Course Content

The Course entails Paper B1, Paper B2 and Paper B3. Your fees include membership to the ICB, which has a value of £75. All exams and mock exams are not included and can be purchased later, when you are ready to take the exams.

Paper B1

  • Underpinning knowledge (10% weighting)
    • terms in bookkeeping (assets, liabilities etc.)
    • banking procedures
    • understanding the different categories of VAT (standard, reduced, zero, exempt, outside the scope)
  • Calculation of business documents including calculation of VAT (20% weighting)
  • Entering transactions into the ledgers including the analysed cash book, cash transactions, credit transactions, discounts, petty cash book, two column cash book and VAT (40% weighting)
  • Making and receiving payments  (20% weighting)
  • Production and explanation of a trial balance (10% weighting)

Paper B2

  • Underpinning knowledge (10% weighting)
    • ethics
    • legislation
    • types of businesses including simple cash based businesses
    • identifying sections of the ledger
    • accounting concepts
  • Further double entry including the following (60% weighting)
    • Topics from paper 1
    • Day books and control accounts in a double-entry system
    • Writing off a bad debt
    • Construction Industry Scheme
    • Non-sole trader entries (subscriptions, donations, drawings of partners etc)
  • Making and receiving payments (20% weighting)
    • Three column cash book
    • The analysed cash book
  • Production and explanation of a trial balance (10% weighting)

Paper B3

  • opening entries
  • entering cash and credit transactions
  • producing a trial balance
  • producing reports for debtors, creditors, bank and the audit trail


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