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At Home Learning College we have completely rebuilt our bookkeeping courses for 2014. We have trained over 50,000 bookkeepers over more than 10 years and have applied all of this experience to guide our students through their bookkeeping training. We previously partnered with ICB for accreditation, but our latest courses are certified by the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB).

The advantage of the IAB certified route is that it follows the government's Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which is sought after by employers. Having this qualification on your CV could help you stand out from the crowd. Jump straight to our bookkeeping course lost page for a full list of our computerised courses.

Why every organisation and business will benefit from a bookkeeper

There are over £4.9million small businesses in the UK today and each of these require a bookkeeper to monitor cash flow and the day-to-day transactions within their business.

Our IAB Levels 1 to 3 in bookkeeping takes you through basic bookkeeping principles to understand and undertake advanced processes such as the preparation of financial statements for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Not for Profit organisations, and how to prepare financial statements from incomplete records.

Once completed you will be able to work as Ledger Manager, Accounts Manager or Self-Employed Bookkeeper.

Who is it for? Adult learners seeking an introduction to bookkeeping
Qualification: ICB Level 1 Basic Bookkeeping
Location: Distance Learning
Start date: Ongoing
Duration: 40 recommended study hours - six months' tutorial support

Gain a glimpse into manual bookkeeping

If you have a head for numbers and are interested in working within a finance team, as a self-employed bookkeeper or doing the books for your own business, then the ICB Level 1 Basic Bookkeeping short course is the perfect introduction to the skills you will need.

Take the step towards full ICB membership

Accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) - the world's largest bookkeeping awarding body - this course will help you take the very first step on the path to becoming a qualified bookkeeper.

Having completed this course, you can progress directly to the ICB Level 2 Certificate course, after which you will be eligible to apply for Associate ICB membership and promote your experience with the letters AICB after your name. Alternatively, you can enrol directly at Level 2 and complete the Level 1 modules as part of that course - the choice is yours.

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