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ICB Bookkeeping Level II

By: Souters Training

United Kingdom

29 Feb - 30 May, 2016  4 months, 2 day

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GBP 299

This course is the distance learning ICB Bookkeeping Level II Course. You can take this course from Nigeria by distance learning and attain a UK Bookkeeping Qualification. The course is also available in classroom session in London, only.

Prior Knowledge: There are no pre-requisites.

Course Format:

The course is delivered in a distance format. All of our tutors are Chartered Accountants.You will be assigned a remote tutor who will provide you with support. They will mark your exercises and provide instruction on remote basis.

Course Aim

 This aims to build a solid foundation in Bookkeeping and Computerised Accounting. You will take online assessment at the end of each unit. Syllabus Detail: Students must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand and carry out the following functions

Course Content

  • Paper B1 – Basic double-entry bookkeeping to trial balance
  • 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 – Further double entry bookkeeping to trial balance
  • 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 – Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Start a Business Accounts, Open the bookkeeping software and set up the details for new business
  • Process Nominal and Sub Ledger Accounts, Record financial transactions in the appropriate ledger accounts with the use of account coding
  • Credit and Cash Sale, Credit and Cash purchases, Sales Returns, Purchase Returns, Supplier Invoices, Customer Invoices, Bad Debts, Payroll in the accounts, Debtor management, creditor management.
  • How to go about the correction of errors in the system Journals to amend errors caused by typical mistakes
  • Bank Reconciliation How to do a Rec and then adjust cash book to bank book. Publish a final bank reconciliation statement.
  • Trial Balance Print out and generate a final trial balance and try to identify discrepancies or mistakes. Create journals to correct errors and produce revised TB.
  • Generate Reports What is an Audit trail and why we need to use reports for an audit trail. Sales and purchase ledger accounts, other nominal ledger accounts and the VAT return.
  • Final Accounts - Sole Trader Generate a Trading, Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet that include adjustment for Closing stock, Prepayments, Accruals, Depreciation; both straight line and reducing balance and bad debts write off
  • Health and Safety Learn an awareness of health and safety issues when using computer systems

Successful Completion Will Result In Certification by the ICB

Distance Learning from London remote trainers Feb 29 - 30 May, 2016
GBP 299.00
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Souters Training and the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)