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B1 - ICB Basic Level 2 in Bookkeeping

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B1 - ICB Basic Level 2 in Bookkeeping

Our apologies. The ICB Syllabus for this course is currently being updated and cannot be purchased at this time. If you would like to be informed when it's available again, please complete our Contact Form. We will be in touch when the new course is up and running.


The B1 unit is the first unit (basic) of the ICB Level II Basic Certificate in Bookkeeping. If bookkeeping is your chosen career path then this is the qualification you complete first.

B1 as a taster course:  As an alternative and, if you are not sure if Bookkeeping is the profession for you and don't wish to commit to the The Level II Certificate in Bookkeeping, you  may enrol on B1 as a trial course to see whether bookkeeping is the right choice.  The advantage of the taster course is that upon completion and providing you meet all the requirements, you will be awarded an ADL Certificate of Completion should you decide not  to progress further on to B2 & B3 (please note: ICB do not award certificates for individual courses).

All course material is written to the high standards required by the New ICB syllabus, ensuring your success first time round.

The ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping is comprised of 3 modules:  B1  B2  &  B3

Pre requisites:
No prior bookkeeping knowledge is required. However, students will need basic numeracy skills.

Course Content:    B1 – Basic Double - Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

•    Underpinning knowledge
•    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
•    Entering transactions into the ledgers including the analysed cash book, cash transactions,
     credit transactions, discounts,
     petty cash book, two column cash book and VATICB Logo
•    Making and receiving payments
•    Production and explanation of a trial balance -

Duration:          allow approx 50 hours (if you already have previous bookkeeping / accounts experience this may take less time)
Start & Finish:  anytime, anywhere
Assessment:     online assessment
Tuition Cost -    all inclusive:  £185

What's included -  all inclusive

View:  B2 & B3

For more details please click to View Full Certificate Content - what is included and what you will learn :   
ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (Manual and Computerised) B1, B2 & B3

Start & Finish at Anytime - Study from Anywhere - Unlimited Tutor and Admin Support

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Our ICB Bookkeeping tutors have over 40 years bookkeeping experience between them, are active within the bookkeeping profession, up to-date with current bookkeeping practices and legislation and are dedicated to helping students achieve their bookkeeping goals.

Every ADL Bookkeeping student is assigned their own personal mentor (tutor) who will support you throughout your course and beyond. Your tutor is there to guide and facilitate your learning and provide as much or as little individual contact as you would like. When you submit your coursework the tutor will give you feedback that helps you develop your ideas and provides motivation - so you are not left alone to struggle with course content. If you need help, have questions or don't understand any part of a lesson /assignment, we encourage you to contact your tutor as often as you like. It makes no difference what part of the globe you live in - your tutor is only an email or phone call away. .

Paul EvansPaul Evans course tutor
CAM, ICBM, CB.Dip, PM.Dip, Moll, BUSY (JCL. Fit.)

Paul brings three decades of real world business and bookkeeping consultancy and expertise. His bookkeeping and business experiences include many international Project Management programmes, Directorships, Managerial positions and bookkeeping services. Paul's active participation in the bookkeeping profession ensures he is up-to-date with current accounting practices. He is a full member of the ICB. His international business background and role as a business counsellor, is an added bonus when helping students pursue their bookkeeping career. Paul's friendly, helpful and motivating personality is a contributing factor in helping many students achieve Distinction in their ICB exams. Paul welcomes the New ICB syllabus introduced in 2014.  The new syllabus means that students will be better equipped to provide bookkeeping skills and services for to-days complex business world. Job opportunities, whether for self-employment or working as a bookkeeper are boundless, nationally and internationally.  Paul has helped in the develop of ADL bookkeeping material.

Nick Howarth course tutorNick Howarth
Bsc, (Hons) Computer Studies 1st class, (Southampton University), Prince 2 Practitioner Qualified,
ITIL Foundation Certificate, Diploma in Bookkeeping ICB Level 3, Diploma in Payroll Management
ICB Level 3.

Nick is ready to introduce the new ICS 2014 syllabus. His business and bookkeeping experience in IT, Management and Bookkeeping expands over 20 years. His various positions held with Hewlett Packard include: Software Development Engineer, Support, Engineer, Technical Account Manager, Manager  Response Centre and Support & Operations Manager for Sirenic Ltd. In addition to his extensive IT and bookkeeping career, Nick is also the Director of Southampton Bookkeeping Ltd providing bookkeeping services to clients and also tutoring students for the ICB exams.

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Course StartAnytime, Anywhere
Course Prerequisite No, start at anytime
Course Qualification (Study Option A)
Course Qualification (Study Option B)Level 2 Certificate in ICB Basic Level 2 in Bookkeeping
Comparative Credits InformationB1
Course Duration and Deadlines
Study SupportYou'll be allocated your own personal tutor/mentor who will support and mentor you throughout your whole course. Our tutors/mentors have been specifically chosen for their business expertise, qualifications and must be active within their industry. Tutors are contactable by e-mail, telephone and through our Moodle Student Support Zone online. Tutors are there to provide assistance with course material, discuss, explain and give advice and support throughout the whole programme. Their feedback is vital to your success.
Suitability for Self Employment and Small Businesses
Recognition of Your Course By EmployersFinalised with an exam/certificate
Recognition of Your Course By Universities50
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