Certificate in Book Keeping Level 1



About the course:

IAB is a UK recognised qualification. The Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping is designed for those who have little or no experience of finance, and those who may be looking for a change in career. Candidates will learn the basics of Business routines and this will enable them to progress onto Level 2 with confidence.

Course Content: 

Introduction to bookkeeping:

  1. Understand the basics of double entry Bookkeeping
  2. Understand Bookkeeping terms
  3. Recognise source documents and understand their purpose
  4. Understand the purpose of the trial balance and petty cash and bank reconciliations

Keep double entry records and prepare a trial balance

  1. Use the journal
  2. Record transactions in a double entry Bookkeeping system
  3. Prepare a trial balance

Prepare reconciliations:

What are the entry requirements?

No formal qualifications, however, learners are advised to have basic Math and English skills.

Assessment Method:

Online Knowledge Test – these tests are a series of independent short answer questions made up of multiple choice, gap fill, and true or false type questions.

Online Assignments – these are taken in class or at home and are short case study type questions with several tasks for each case study.

Qualification: Certificate in Book Keeping Level 1

Exam Board: International Association of Book-keepers (IAB)

Course Mode: Part Time

Available Session: Day/evening

Duration: 8 weeks

Start Date: Every 2 months

Progression route?

Successful candidates can progress to Level 2 or can gain employment.

What are the training costs?


Are there any additional costs?

Please note that the tuition fee does not include the IAB registration fee. Please check with the awarding body for up- to-date fee information or ask a member of our admission team.