Course Information

Who is the course for?

  • Those wishing to learn to use Sage Accounting software and considering providing a service as a bookkeeper.

What does the course involve?

  • Consolidate Level 2 studies. Manually prepare period end adjustments. Process credit card transactions; record the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets. Prepare and post period end adjustments electronically and prepare period end financial statements. Print, review and analyse period end reports.

What makes this course special?

  • This course is recognised by the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB)
  • Current Sage accounting software is used
  • Teaching staff are technically qualified and have industry related expertise
  • Bridgwater College is an IAB Gold Award provider

Entry Requirements

Students should be in possession of the IAB Level 2 Computerised Bookkeeping certificate or hold an industry equivalent.

What are the assessment methods?

Assessment takes place in January of each academic year, via an external examination set by the IAB.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

All course materials and exam fees are included in the cost.

What are the progression options?

Students may use this qualification to join the AAT courses of study.


The majority of students who complete all three levels of the course work in or for accounting practices offering a bookkeeping service to their clients. Some have branched out and work for themselves.

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