ICB Financial Accounting Foundation Level: Subject – Computerised Bookkeeping

This course forms part of the Foundation Level of both the ICB Financial Accounting and the ICB Public Sector Accounting programmes. It introduces students to the computer, windows, email and internet as well as a study of Microsoft Office as an accounting tool. Being able to keep the books of a business on a computerised accounting software package is essential for any bookkeeper. The course also includes an in depth study of dedicated computerised accounting using industry leading software packages.

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Description

This subject forms part of the Foundation Level of both the ICB Financial Accounting and the ICB Public Sector Accounting programmes. It introduces students to the computer, windows, email and internet as well as a study of Microsoft Office as an accounting tool. Being able to keep the books of a business on a computerised accounting software package is essential for any bookkeeper. The course also includes an in depth study of dedicated computerised accounting using industry leading software packages.

Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

Qualification

This is a subject that forms part of a national qualification. Once you have completed this subject and the remainders of the level you will receive a national certificate.

Requirements

Grade 10 (Std 8) or equivalent
No prior accounting knowledge needed.
You must be at least 16 years of age.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3 months.

Subjects

Basic PC concepts
Working with MS Windows and MS Windows Vista
Working with the Internet and Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook
Working with Microsoft Word
Working with Microsoft Excel
Working with Microsoft PowerPoint
Installation and registration
Pastel language
Creating and setting up a company
Create and maintain general ledger accounts
Create and maintain supplier accounts
Create and maintain customer accounts
Create and maintain inventory items
Take on balances and journals
Supplier processing
Customer processing
Cash book, petty cash and journal
Month end procedures
Year end procedures

Packages

This course is available via two comprehensive support packages, Online Standard and Online Premium. Each Package includes the following:

Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- A Mock Exam & Solutions

Online Premium:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- Multiple Mock Exams & Solutions
- LIVE Webinars via Zoom
- Recording of the LIVE Webinars
- Quizzes
- Exam Walkthrough (Pre-recorded)

Assessment

This subject is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

What's next

This is a subject that forms part of a national qualification. Once you have completed this subject and the remainders of the level you will receive a national certificate.

Downloads

2018 ICB Curriculum Statements
ICB Calendar