What is the course about?
The content of this course will give you knowledge of IAB level 1 Award in Bookkeeping and Payroll concepts and conventions.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This is a Level 1 course. Learners need to have Entry Level 3 English level reading and writing and Level 1 speaking and listening English skills. Additionally, you should have at least basic digital IT skills.
What topics does the course cover?
There are several units to complete including Understanding the role of the bookkeeper, understanding financial transactions, Processing customer and supplier transactions, double entry and preparing a trial balance and bank reconciliation, processing receipts and payments, principles of payroll, payroll procedures and processes.
How will I be taught and assessed?
This course is a delivered face to face in college and onsite. You will be assessed by completing and achieving various IAB assessments and assignments. IAB assessments and assignments are computer based.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
Learners on a low income or in receipt of applicable benefits will not pay a fee but will be required to pay the IAB membership fee which stands at £50.00. The membership fee will be reimbursed if you are in receipt of benefits. - our admission team will support you with the enrolment process and funding. You will need regular access to a computer or laptop and reliable internet service to complete this course. Once enrolled, learners will be able to download a free copy of Microsoft Office and will be given access to Microsoft office 365. You will need a non programable calculator.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
Once completed and achieved - you can progress to AAT level 2 (Certificate in Accounting) also employment such as: · Trainee Bookkeeper · Accounts administrator · Billing/payments administrator, Accounts junior · Accounts receivable/payable assistant · Junior Payroll Administrator
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
This qualification offers progression on to the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.