IAB Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping

Designed to appeal to learners:

  • Who wish to further their studies of bookkeeping and gain a qualification at Level 2 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having already achieved a Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping
  • Who already have some practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in bookkeeping
  • Who are considering a career as a self-employed practitioner
  • Businesses owners who would like to be actively involved in the keeping of financial records for their business, as it gives in-depth coverage of manual bookkeeping systems used by businesses.

Course breakdown

Subject Type

Course Location
Classroom / Blended

Level 2

12 weeks

Starting May 2024

From £600


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification. However, it is recommended that prospective learners have acquired basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to starting their studies in this subject area. A prior knowledge of bookkeeping terminology and the skill to perform some basic bookkeeping tasks is also desirable.

Assessment Information

Principles of bookkeeping and VAT
Knowledge Test

Financial services and payment methods
Knowledge Test

Prepare and check business documents

Record transactions in a sub-divided bookkeeping system

Prepare a trial balance and reconciliations


Different delivery options available from classroom support, online delivery and blended learning. Delivery can be over 12 weeks with assessments built into the timetable.

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