This qualification is fully accredited by the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and covers Level 2 of the IAB Bookkeeping qualification structure. This IAB bookkeeping course offers a comprehensive syllabus for you to broaden your knowledge base in accountancy and bookkeeping including operating all the functions and uses of the Sage 50 Professional software.
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You will then learn how to integrate the more advanced accounting and bookkeeping knowledge into the popular Sage software. Sage are the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems who support over 800,000 companies worldwide with their finance solutions.
With accreditation from the IAB, you gain trust from prospective employees and you can even fulfill your dream of becoming self-employed and confidently look after your own bookkeeping needs.
Start this IAB course today and become a step closer to becoming a chartered accountant or bookkeeper, or even use it to get into university! Balance the books of your career, start this course today and you could soon be earning £26,000 or more!
Become accredited in the UK’s leading accountancy software and understand the fundamental elements of accountancy and integration into Sage with this Intermediate level bookkeeping course fully accredited by the IAB; providing certification from Sage and the IAB, two of the largest bodies in the accounting and bookkeeping industries.
What can I use it for?
You will be able to use the Sage IAB Level 2 Computerised Accounting for Business qualification to start their journey into the finance industry as an Accountant or Bookkeeper. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB designatory letters at the end of it. This status means you will be able to function in job roles with salaries in the region of £30,000 per year.
Why study IAB courses with e-Careers?
- IAB has over 10,00 members, allowing you to network and find support
- 4 levels of IAB membership
- FREE Excel and Sage training
- Become more employable
- Increase your earning potential up to around £26,000
- No experience needed
- Create a gateway to becoming a chartered accountant or even a place at university, put your career in your hands!
- Course materials accredited by Sage and the IAB
- The only eLearning company to offer Sage & IAB Dual Certification
- Sage Accounts Professional software included (180 days access) which is the most common accounting software among UK businesses
- One of few companies in the UK to offer official Sage study materials
- Flexible online course content that can be studied anytime, anywhere
- Expert tutor support from Bookkeepers with over 20 years’ experience in the industry
- Flexible payment options
Click ‘Enquire Now’ to speak to one of our experts who will guide you through the enrollment process. We are also able to offer Supercard as part of our package, speak to one of our advisors today to find out more.
Key Benefits of Supercard*
- Completely free mobile phone & gadget insurance worth £15 per month
- Free night in a luxury hotel
- Free return flight to one of 13 European destinations
- Free week’s accommodation in the sun for up to 4 people
- Free 12-month Gourmet Society membership
- Up to 40% off cinema
About the IAB
The IAB is one of the most prestigious not-for-profit organisations for professional bookkeepers in the world, having over 10,000 members across 60 countries. They are the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK and have been promoting the professional status of bookkeepers for 40 years.
The IAB offer extensive financial qualifications which are accredited by Ofqual, support thousands of members and have paved the way for new bookkeeping apprenticeships and mentoring initiatives.
Principles of computerised accounting, ethics and VAT
- Understand the need for bookkeepers to act ethically
- Understand the need to maintain a healthy and safe working environment
- Understand the requirements of the money laundering regulations
- Understand the basics of computerised accounting system
- Understand terms used in accounting
- Recognise source documents and understand their purpose
- Understand the basics of the VAT system
- Understand HMRC VAT rules
- Understand the purpose of VAT accounts and the VAT return
Financial services and payment methods
- Understand the role of banks and building societies
- Understand how businesses use financial services
- Identify appropriate methods of payment and understand their features
- Understand the need for security measures and procedures for the safe-keeping of cash
Basic principles of costing
- Understand the function of cost accounting
- Recognise the component parts of a cost recording system
Use a computerised accounting system
- Set up a computerised accounting system
- Generate and use source documents
- Account for cash sales and sundry income
- Process customer receipts and refunds
- Process supplier payments and refunds
- Process payments through the bank current account
- Process petty cash transactions
- Reconcile the balance on the bank current account
- Prepare and post journal entries
- Generate reports
- Principles of computerised accounting, ethics and VAT (Knowledge Test - 70% pass mark)
- Financial services and payment methods (Knowledge Test - 70% pass mark)
- Basic principles of costing (Knowledge Test - 70% pass mark)
- Use a computerised accounting system (Assignment - 70% pass mark)
We provide you with tutor support throughout your 12-month course access period. Your tutor will be available to you 24/7 and can provide guidance through the course and professional advice to help you through any potential issue you may come across. The tutor support is provided so we can ensure you have the best chance of passing your examinations.
IAB Membership Benefits
Gain More Status
- Use the IAB’s designatory letters after your name to elevate your status to a professional level within the bookkeeping industry
- Upgrade skills by continuing professional development through seminars and online modules
- Registered members are supervised in practice under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007
Gain More Time
- Best practice advice
- Money-saving discounts and privileges across countless products and services, including preferential rates for professional indemnity insurance and tax investigation insurance
Gain More Support
- Practical Insight offering new ways to efficiently run your business, providing information to help you keep up to date with bookkeeping, accounting and payroll related matters
- One-to-one support from a team of experienced members
- Online resources through your online membership portal
Who are e-Careers?
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Who is this course for?
This Level 2 bookkeeping course is aimed at you if you already have a basic understanding of the Sage accounting package and would like to get a universally recognised qualification to validate your knowledge.
There are no formal entry requirements for enrolment on the IAB Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF) qualification. However, prior to embarking on the level 2 course it is recommended that prospective learners already have basic skills in numeracy, information technology and literacy. The successful completion of the IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF) qualification, allows natural progression to this Level 2 qualification.
Once you have achieved Levels 1 & 2, develop yourself further by going on to study Level 3. This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift you need to get above the competition. Once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa.
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