IAB Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (QCF)

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Course Summary

  • Intended for anyone who is involved in processing financial information. 
  • Delivers a thorough grounding in the theory of recording and processing the accounting records legally required to be kept for every business. 
  • Includes training on the business legislation, VAT, banking procedures and costing required by bookkeepers.
  • Having covered the essential background knowledge, the course provides ideal practical training in how to use the Sage 50 accounting software to perform all the tasks which are required on a day-to-day basis.
  • The hints and tips included show how to make use of the many time and cost saving features within the latest version of Sage accounts.
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Course Summary

  • Intended for anyone who is involved in processing financial information. 
  • Delivers a thorough grounding in the theory of recording and processing the accounting records legally required to be kept for every business. 
  • Includes training on the business legislation, VAT, banking procedures and costing required by bookkeepers.
  • Having covered the essential background knowledge, the course provides ideal practical training in how to use the Sage 50 accounting software to perform all the tasks which are required on a day-to-day basis.
  • The hints and tips included show how to make use of the many time and cost saving features within the latest version of Sage accounts.
  • A Level 2 professional bookkeeping qualification. Conferring AIAB status on application.

Full Details:

Units:

  • Principles of recording and processing financial transactions - M/505/1092 (2 credits)
  • Professional values and basic business legislation - F/600/8757 (1 credit)
  • Principles of VAT - A/505/1094 (2 credits)
  • Banking procedures - R/505/1098 (1 credit)
  • Basic principles of costing – Y/600/4925 (4 credits)
  • Computerised Accounting Software – J/502/4402 (3 credits)

Course Contents

Knowledge Units:

Professional Values and Basic Business Legislation
The importance of integrity and professionalism
Legislation relating to the workplace
The fundamental principles of money laundering legislation

Banking Procedures
The banking process
Document retention and storage requirements

Principles of Value Added Tax (VAT)
Current VAT regulations
Sources of information on VAT
The relationship between the organisation and the relevant government agency
VAT registration requirements
Information that must be included in business documentation of VAT registered businesses
Different types of inputs and outputs
VAT schemes
Implications and Penalties

Principles of Recording and Processing Business Transactions
An introduction to double entry bookkeeping
Business documents
Using a sub-divided bookkeeping system

Basic Principles of Costing
The cost recording system within an organisation
Classifying costs -the component parts of a cost recording system
Cost behaviour patterns
Cost coding methods
Stock valuation methods
Labour costing

Skills Unit:

  • Computerised Accounting
    Understanding how a computerised accounting system fulfils all the functions of a manual double entry bookkeeping system.
    Installation, configuration and the day-to-day use of Sage 50 accounts software.
    The course provides comprehensive and practical training, assuming no previous knowledge of bookkeeping or Sage 50 accounts.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business.  However, it is recommended that prospective candidates will already have basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to embarking on a course of study for this qualification. The successful completion of the IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (QCF), would allow natural progression to this Level 2 equivalent qualification

Certification

On successful completion of all the units, the learner will receive a certificate to confirm the achievement of the Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (QCF).  The certificate will include the full name and accreditation number of the qualification and the award of Pass.

The learner will also receive a certificate from Sage confirming their competence in the use of Sage accounting at Level 2.

Benefits for Trainees:

  • IAB Qualifications open new doors to exciting careers, as well as extending business accounting and payroll skills if you are currently employed
  • Start your own business
  • Work in small businesses
  • A career in bookkeeping can lead to great things
  • Update your knowledge of Sage
  • Improve your employability prospects
  • A career path into Bookkeeping or Accountancy
  • Ideal Continuing Professional Development course
  • Gain an IAB qualification and become a Professional Bookkeeper
  • Accountancy trainees gain exemptions by building recognised credits
  • Gain an accredited qualification - with possible progression to a degree in computerised accounting whilst continuing working
  • Start your training immediately without having to wait for the new term to begin

Benefits for Employers:

  • Up-skill your workforce
  • Train key staff members in the features of the latest Sage 50 program
  • Try program before buying
  • Train staff in how to computerise manual accounts
  • Learn how your staff can prepare up-to-date management reports and accounts in house and save money on accountants fees
  • Start-up businesses- teach staff to keep financial records
  • Train your employees how they can improve your company's Cash flow, Credit Control and your bottom line profitability
  • Get the most out of the Sage 50 program - 80% of Sage 50 users only use 20% of their program
  • Employers have a benchmark qualification they can use to judge an individual's ability
  • Instead of accepting an applicant's word they know the Sage Program, employers now have the certainty of Sage and IAB certificates
  • What's included in the course:

    • Knowledge Units Workbook
    • Skills Unit (Sage) Workbook
    • Sage 50 Accounts Professional disc
    • Telephone support
    • Email support
    • Remote support
    • NUS card - value £12
    • 2 Certificates on successful completion of course
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