If you have recent relevant work experience and/or qualifications you can apply to us for an exemption from some or all of your course. You can find out what we recognise as 'recent' and 'relevant' here:
Their high-quality bookkeeping courses are provided in an easy to follow format with fast response times from award-winning tutors, combined with various online supplementary lessons, tests and mock exams ensuring their students consistently attain high pass rates in their exams. The option to fast track your studies at no extra cost has proven very successful, with many students achieving full “MICB” membership with the ICB within a year of enrolling (some as quickly as 6 months!) ICB’s Large Accredited Training Provider of the Year for the last NINE years, Training Link is a team of highly dedicated, fully qualified professionals specialising in the provision of affordable, quality-assured home study ICB Bookkeeping courses. They have a proven track record in helping their students achieve their goals, regardless of previous qualifications or experience.
With Training Link, the cost of your exams are included, meaning that the price you see is the price you pay; no hidden extras!
Training Link offers bookkeeping courses leading to:
Their courses dedicated to Continual Professional Development (CPD) enable you to add valuable additional services to your growing Bookkeeping business.
The suite of CPD courses range from Payroll Management to Self-Assessment Tax Returns, plus much, much more.
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With over 2,200 members (from brand new students to fully qualified practising bookkeepers and payroll specialists), all are welcome! With Training Link, distance learning never has to feel isolating.
If you would like to speak with them directly, they’re always on hand to discuss your options, and you don’t need to worry about speaking to any salespeople, as they don’t have any!
They can be contacted on 0800 594 2822 or you can call them directly on 0121 323 4477
Save up to 60% on course packages
Ideal Schools have almost 40 years experience as specialists in providing home-study Bookkeeping and Accounting training….it is all we do. During this time we have received many industry awards. Our tutorial team have won SEVEN ICB Tutor of the Year awards, with the same number of students having been awarded the ICB Student of the Year accolade. Our number one priority is our students, and we are proud that our tutors and students have been recognised to this extent.
Our courses are fully tutor-supported where support is available via phone, email & live chat. Our award-winning social platforms offer additional 24/7 support services; contact with fellow students takes away the isolation of home study. Our support does not stop with study as our vastly experienced team will help you make the transition from student to professional, practising bookkeeper.
Here are just a few advantages of studying with IDEAL Schools:
- Study materials provided in hard copy with online access also provided
- Continuous and IDEAL Schools mock exams
- ALL official ICB mock exams provided for every subject (value up to £420)
- Add exam cost or pay for exams as you go, it’s your choice
- EXAM PASS GUARANTEE….and much, much more.
Direct links to all course options are provided below, where savings of up to 40% are available on some course packages. We don’t employ a sales team and welcome phone calls so why not give us a call today to discuss your study options, which include interest-free payment plans (no credit checks).
Ideal Schools can be contacted on 0800 028 1404 or 0141 248 5200
Open Study College
At Open Study College we understand that life is busy, and many people that want to study often have existing work and life commitments they need to consider.
That’s why we offer a range of ICB accredited courses delivered via distance learning, designed to be studied from home at your own pace, by studying online or with printed learning materials.
Our range of ICB qualifications include single courses through to bundles, that once completed mean you will have membership status with the ICB and will be eligible to use the letters MICB after your name.
Open Study College is a family founded college, and we think of our learners as part of our extended family. You will never be alone throughout your study journey, you’ll be allocated a tutor who will work with you remotely, and our student support team will be available throughout your studies.
When you enrol with Open Study College you’ll also receive a free XO Student Discounts card, a one-year ICB membership and because we’re invested in you and your career, you’ll have access to a range of exclusive career benefits - including a free CV critique service, a free employability guide, and support from a nationwide recruitment expert when it comes to finding your dream job.
Our affordable and competitive prices allow you to invest in your future without financial worry, and we offer flexible monthly payment plans that enable you to spread the cost of your learning.
Everyone’s lives are different and we want to ensure that no matter what your situation is, you’re able to get to where you need to.
Study the following ICB courses with us: ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping ICB Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts ICB Diploma in Payroll Management ICB Bookkeeping and Payroll package
You can enrol via the Open Study College website, or, if you have questions you can also call to speak of our knowledgeable advisers on 03301347201
Study the following ICB courses with us:
ICB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping
ICB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping
ICB Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts
ICB Diploma in Payroll Management
ICB Bookkeeping and Payroll package
Whether you’re just starting out on a career in bookkeeping, or are looking to build on your existing qualifications and experience, e-Careers offers a comprehensive range of engaging and affordable ICB courses, backed up by all the support you need for exam success.
All of our course materials are delivered online, allowing you to study whenever and wherever - be it on your mobile, tablet or PC.
You’ll have access to our team of specialised, fully qualified tutors, who will be on hand to provide you with dedicated support, expert guidance and valuable feedback every step of the way.
Click here to view a full list of ICB courses.
Our course fees include everything you need:
- Online course
- ICB Membership fee included
- Specialist tutor support included
- Mock exam
- Full version of Sage software
- Practice Assignments
- Interest free payment plans available
- NUS Extra card also available (for a small additional fee)
CALL 0203 198 7700 TO GET OUR LOWEST PRICES
“The UK's market leader in accountancy and finance qualifications”
You can study for your ICB bookkeeping qualification when, where and how you want with our Distance Learning courses.
Kaplan courses offer a well established, proven route to ICB success. Their study guide sets out the recommended apporach for exam success, and mock assessments at each level offer valuable tutor feedback.
The tutor support services enables you to call or email your tutor, or chat online through our online learning community.
KAPLAN can be contacted on 0113 243 0056
Become an ICB Bookkeeping Ace: All courses up to Level 3, including payroll, free Sage Business Cloud Accounting software and ICB student membership for just £895. From Associate to full membership – we’ll provide unlimited tutor support and a ton of encouragement right until you graduate.
Oxbridge is an award-winning course provider that empowers a free-spirited community of learners to mould a future through education. We're devoted to bookkeepers nationwide. We offer a range of engaging ICB courses that give you the skills to be a successful bookkeeper in the real world.
To showcase our dedication to distance learning and our students, the college (and its team) have won eight prestigious regional awards. From Service Provider of the Year to Team of the Year, you can be sure you only get the best treatment when enrolling with Oxbridge to become a bookkeeper.
#LearningWithoutLimits: Study Anytime, Anywhere, Anyhow. 96% pass rates. Enrol anytime of the year. Support services available 7 days a week. We're open until 10pm even on weekends.
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Don’t just become a bookkeeper, become an ICB Bookkeeper. Start your journey by contacting us on: 0121 630 3000
National Extension College
The National Extension College (NEC) is a long-standing and highly regarded distance learning pioneer, offering opportunities for education to people for whom attending regular classes at a school or college would not be possible. NEC operates as a not-for-profit organisation and forms part of the Open School Trust, an educational charity.
Founded in 1963 as a pilot for the Open University, NEC has over 50 years of experience in developing flexible courses for individual home study or as part of bespoke programmes for training providers, schools and colleges, businesses and employers, and other organisations across the public and private sectors.
All NEC learners benefit from the support of a personal tutor and a course coordinator. Its wide choice of courses range from academic GCSEs and A Levels to professional accredited courses in Management and Childcare. Its courses in bookkeeping include:
Call NEC free on 0800 389 2839.
ADL: Academy for Distance Learning
At ADL, your success is our priority.
The key to successfully passing any exam by distance learning first time round, is dependent on two sets of criteria: - Firstly, the quality and content of the course material and second, the level and amount of tutor and admin support available.
ADL's bookkeeping courses are written in a style of English that is simple, self-explanatory and easy to understand. In addition, you get lots of practical bookkeeping exercises to help you fully understand and be equipped to deal with the various bookkeeping procedures, needed for different business situations. Also, the course material is supported by plenty of exam practice, essential to your success.
However, the feedback you receive from your tutor at the end of each assignment and their commitment to you is the vital ingredient needed for your success. Their continuous support is your assurance that you will receive your ICB qualification in the shortest possible time. Contact with your personal tutor is unlimited and there are no extra hidden costs.
You can start your online course at any time and study from anywhere in the world. All course material is delivered online. Our tuition fees are very affordable, may be paid by instalments, and include the first year's membership of ICB, Assessment fees and a lot more....
ADL offers bookkeeping courses that lead to the ICB's examinations in:
"We are just writing to let you know we have received a very positive email from one of your students, Atu Patel. He was very pleased with the quality of his course material and the support he receives from his tutor Paul Evans. It is always great for the ICB to hear of such kind comments from students who are happy with their chosen training provider - keep up the good work! Kind regards." Member Services, ICB -Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, UK
To speak with one of our expert and friendly advisors please call: 01227 789 649 or
Souters has been providing professional training since 1988. They offer both classroom-based study courses at their Central London training centre and distance learning. Their courses are taught by experienced financial professionals. Their testimonials demonstrate the large number of finance and office professionals that have gained from their quality training and qualifications.
Classroom Based Courses
Corporate Training Packages
Distance Learning Packages
Please contact us on 020 7248 8987
North East Scotland College
North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland. We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new - whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.
We offer a fully supported study experience at North East Scotland College as we know how difficult it can be studying on your own. Starting a College course is a big step and although you are responsible for your own learning, we have a number of expert teams in place to provide support and guidance to help you along the way. Your course tutor will also give you every help and encouragement during your course. With correct planning and our support, studying at home can be simple and straightforward.
Please contact us on 0300 330 5550
Premier Training is a multi-awarding winning training provider which specialises in the delivery of Accounting and Bookkeeping courses via distance learning. We are best known for our personal touch by putting our students’ success first, and always being there to guide, teach and support them through their learning journey.
Our excellent team of tutors and course advisor has been selected for their wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry. They offer an incredible support network for students using modern and traditional methods of training to suit all student needs. You can access a range of online resources which will never leave you short of revision material.
Upon enrolling you will have access to your own MyPTA study platform, which will take you through your course step by step. You will have access to a variety of study resources which will enhance your learning journey.
Throughout your course, you will complete and submit assignments to your personal tutor who will mark your assignment and give you thorough feedback where necessary. This will ensure you are gaining the required knowledge and understanding needed to successfully complete your course.
At Premier Training we pride ourselves on your success!
If you wish to discuss your requirements, our dedicated team of course advisors can be contacted on 01469 515444 (Monday-Thursday 9-8pm and Friday 9-5pm).
Beancounters are the specialist finance course arm of Open Study College – a well established and award-winning distance learning provider. With over 73,000 students, Open Study College has been matching people with courses for over 11 years.
At Beancounters we have the same high level of standards, plus the same attention to detail, and the same commitment to your success. Our aim is to help you become the employee, employer or business owner you want to be. We offer fully accredited courses from entry level through to more advanced, as well as great value package courses.
Our distance learning model gives you the flexibility to learn at your own pace; completing your studies around your existing lifestyle commitments like family or employment. Learn wherever and whenever you choose.
Courses we offer:
Start or continue on your finance industry career path with us!
Learnful was created to give learners the skills and knowledge needed to adapt, grow and succeed in today’s volatile and complex business landscape. Our Bookkeeping & Payroll Programmes are delivered virtual-live by industry experts and attract the most trusted industry and professional certifications and memberships. Master new Bookkeeping & Payroll skills to become in-demand.
For more information please visit www.learnfulonline.com or call +44 20 3318 0594
Anglia Professional Training
Anglia Professional Training Ltd. is part of the Peterborough Regional College Group and has been delivering Accountancy training for professionals for over 20 years. We are based in Peterborough with a satellite site in Wisbech, boasting the modern facilities and software along with free on-site parking. As a fully accredited ICB centre, we are now able to offer the Level 3 Payroll Administrator apprenticeship standard. Apprentices will receive dedicated support from a Learner Coach along with expert classroom tuition.
We pride ourselves on excellent customer services and provide a versatile yet professional approach to our training. Our tutors are highly experienced in their specialist fields and dedicated to ensuring students' success. We offer a free recruitment service for employers if required along with free support and guidance on how to access apprenticeship funding and government incentives for employing apprentices, or upskilling their workforce.
T: 01733 269148
Chichester College, part of the Chichester College Group, is a well-established training provider rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in all areas.
You can choose to study a diverse range of full and part-time courses, apprenticeships and professional qualifications – with free access to support services, specialist facilities and learning spaces.
Level 3 Payroll Administrator
View all apprenticeships at www.chichester.ac.uk/apprenticeships.
Why study ICB Apprenticeships at Chichester College?
· Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted
· Classroom based learning
· Friendly, experienced lecturers
· You’ll be joining a community of like-minded people, including lots of other apprentices
· A dedicated Apprenticeship Coach and Student Centre to give you professional careers advice and guidance, as well as financial support, throughout the year
· On-site car parking and a short walk to train and bus stations
Are you an employer?
Chichester College Group works with over 1,000 employers, from all industries and sizes, to deliver flexible and tailored apprenticeship programmes.
All employers will be assigned a dedicated Account Executive to help you find the right apprentice for your business and assist with recruitment, including advertising, shortlisting and interviewing.
Find out more
Contact the Apprenticeship Team by calling 01243 812948 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also book an online appointment to find out more.
Dudley College of Technology
We are a specialist Payroll training provider with over 25 years' experience in delivering high quality training, apprenticeships and staff development along with a range of consultancy and support options. We deliver programs and options that are individually tailored to suit your company, to maximise efficiency and create business and individual personal growth. Our training is carried out by experienced practitioners/leaders within the field, our entire team are highly competent and motivated to deliver an unrivalled service to you. We write specific development programs based around your ethos and company strategy . Our company's aim is to help you achieve your business and career objectives by delivering a high quality bespoke program.
We deliver Apprenticeships, short courses and regular updates and guidance to the Payroll Sector.
Contact Us on:
+44 (0)1384 254674
+44(0) 7717 767679
City of Wolverhampton College
EMA Training is a private training provider specialising in the delivery of high quality apprenticeships in Finance, Payroll, Technology and Digital.
Set up in 2013 by Chief Executive, Tracey Mosley, EMA has become synonymous with high quality apprenticeship provision and outstanding customer service, which is reinforced by their 100+ 5 star Google reviews.
As an organisation, EMA firmly believes that the most effective training for apprentices is through face to face, tutor led delivery, supplemented by mentoring in their place of work. This blended approach helps to develop not just the apprentice’s technical skills, but also softer skills around communication, confidence and relationship building.
Whilst having a strong focus on entry level apprentices aged 16-24, EMA readily supports more mature candidates who are perhaps pursuing a career change or looking to upskill through vocational training.
In addition to apprenticeship provision, EMA also offer commercial training programmes in Accountancy, Payroll and IT, in addition to being an official AAT exam centre for external assessments.
The team are talented, vibrant and absolutely passionate about customer experience, whether that be apprentice or employer.
Want to find out more? Get in touch via the link below:
The staff at Riverside Training will provide you with advice and guidance regarding all our training programmes and will discuss which programmes are suitable for your needs.
. When you have commenced our programmes we are always available to offer our learners on-going support throughout their training with us and are always available for extra guidance when required. Riverside Training offer a variety of training courses to suit your needs. Whether you are interested in undertaking an Apprenticeship or updating your current skills, then we can help. We are an approved Education Skills Funding Agency provider so we can support and advise you on any funding available and qualifications which are part-funded.
We also offer bespoke and short training courses that can be adapted to meet individual and employer need. Additionally, we offer businesses in-house training as there has been a large demand from local employers for this service and this is working successfully within many of our employers.
Riverside Training offers your business our complimentary services which include online and physical advertisement of job roles you may have for apprentice and publicity of your business on our socials and website.
The demand for qualified employees has never been greater, so whether you’re an individual looking to gain a new qualification, or an employer seeking to train your staff, now’s the time to sign up for a training course with a successful specialist training company who has won the prestiques ICB Luca Award for the Apprentice of the Year for 2018 and 2019.
So what are you waiting for? Apply to us for quality training.
The Isle of Wight College
If you are a provider of bookkeeping courses and wish to apply for accreditation as an Accredited Training Provider (ATP) please download the application for here: