Bookkeeping - Level 2 Certificate

The IAB bookkeeping courses  help you to develop the skills and  underpinning knowledge of financial record keeping, enabling you to  record financial transactions in a single entry, manual bookkeeping system.

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An interview is essential for this course

How will this course benefit me?
Whether you are a practising book-keeper or an accounting professional, this IAB qualification is the international gateway to your financial career through essential skills for business.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Spoken and written English at Level 1
  • Level 1 Bookkeeping or equivalent experience in this subject area
  • A willingness to participate in class discussions and activities and a commitment to personal study
  • The time and commitment necessary to complete a portfolio of evidence and maintain attendance of at least 90%
  • You must be at least 19 years of age to join this course
  • An interview is essential for this course

What will I learn?

  • Recording and processing financial transactions
  • Business legislation
  • Principles of VAT
  • Banking procedures
  • Preparing recording financial documentation
  • Maintaining petty cash, journals, control accounts
  • Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance

How will the course be delivered?
A mixture of workshops, demonstrations, discussions, and presentations. You will work on a set of tasks (written, roleplay, presentations) throughout the course and your tutor will provide regular feedback on your progress and achievement. You should expect to commit to 2 - 3 hours a week on personal research and homework.

How will my learning be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of knowledge tests, assignments or a project throughout the course. There will also be a final IAB examination at the end of the course.

What are the extra costs?

  • USB memory stick
  • IAB course textbook

What can I progress to next?
Upon completion of this qualification you may progress onto the IAB Level 3 in Bookkeeping or AAT qualifications delivered by other institutions.

Health and Safety requirements?
Standard teaching room low level risks