ICB Computerised Bookkeeping - Aldes Training Academy ,

The ICB Computerised bookkeeping course is the second subject required for both the Accounting and Business Financial Management certification paths accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. The use of computerised accounting software is a core skill for any modern bookkeeper. This course introduces the skills required to confidently approach and use leading accounting software programmes.

Can be completed in 3 Months

Cost: R 3 300

Recommended for: Employees in Finance departments, owners and potential owners of SME’s, accounts clerks, debtors clerks, creditors clerks

Course type

Here are some quick facts about the course.

  • Course duration: Can be completed in Three (3) Months
  • Type of course: Distance learning / correspondence
  • Assessment: Formative assessments / assignment and a summative assessment / examination conducted by the ICB
  • Accreditation: ICB as a Quality Assurance Partner of FASSET
  • Qualification awarded: You will receive your National Certificate on completion of the Foundation Level programme

Entrance requirements

You need the following to study this course.

  • Grade 11 (Std 9), NQF L3 or equivalent
  • Access to MS Office including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file for further information

Course Objectives

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What you will learn

It is essential for any bookkeeper to be able to keep the books of a business using computerized accounting software. This skills programme is designed to show you how to take manual bookkeeping processes and complete them using computer tools. The tools used are: a) MS Office – MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and b) Pastel Partner V11.

Course contents

  • Module 1 Installation and registration of Pastel Partner V14
  • Module 2 Pastel language and navigation
  • Module 3 Creating and setting up a company in Pastel Partner V14
  • Module 4 Create and maintain general ledger accounts
  • Module 5 Create and maintain supplier accounts
  • Module 6 Create and maintain customer accounts
  • Module 7 Create and maintain inventory items
  • Module 8 Take on balances and journals
  • Module 9 Supplier processing
  • Module 10 Customer processing
  • Module 11 Cash book, petty cash and journal processing
  • Module 12 Month end procedures and year end procedures

Additional information

  • Grade 11 (Std 9), NQF L3 or equivalent
  • Access to MS Office including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge
  • Please download and read the course payment and ICB registration details file for further information

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