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Testimonials

  • Karen Groves at Groves Training Services has been exceptionally supportive from my first enquiry, throughout both courses and during Examination Stage. She always made herself available whenever I had a query and answered my query in a very thorough & professional manner. The coursework was upto date and easy to follow. I have studied both IAB Level 1 and 2 Manual Bookkeeping with Groves Training Services and I highly recommend them as a Distance Learning Centre.

    Kerry Weaver
  • There are several things I like about being a member of the IAB, but I think the most important one to me personally is that the organisation is about people.  Helping people, training people and encouraging people to be great bookkeepers. I'm certain my business wouldn't have survived it's first year without their guidance and reassurance.

    Michael Wood AIAB
  • I completed my IAB Level 1 Computerised Accounting for Business with Sage through my Adult Education College in Dec 2013 which I found to be OK but I didn’t feel that I got anything extra out of sitting in a classroom environment. I then considered learning through a distance learner and did a lot of research on the companies that actually run your courses. As Goldings were a Silver awarded company, I called them. I spoke with Di whose telephone manner was impeccable. ...

    Tracey Stewart
  • I decided to setup a small business providing book-keeping and payroll services shortly after my retirement.  My previous experience had given me a background in administration and financial management but no direct experience of industry.  Membership of the IAB proved invaluable in getting the project off the ground. Not only did they endorse my qualifications;  I have since achieved FIAB; but they also provided a range of essential services such as a Practice ...

    Tim Mulkern FIAB AFT

International

The IAB ... a truly international association

Since its launch in 1973, the IAB has grown into one of the most prestigious bookkeeping organisations in the world. Boasting thousands of members across 60 countries, its impact is wide-reaching.

With accredited centres in all corners of the globe, the IAB is helping more people than ever to gain financial business skills – and build a secure future. How else does the IAB make its mark? IAB qualifications:

  • Develop economies and new markets
  • Empower individuals and improve job prospects
  • Boost micro businesses and SMEs

As an awarding body offering its own Ofqual* accredited qualifications, its scope outshines other professional organisations. No wonder the IAB is a respected global association.

Its bookkeeping and accounting courses are internationally renowned - each designed to offer learners a comprehensive grounding in real-world skills.

Choice and opportunity

No matter where you are in the world, IAB qualifications open up fantastic new opportunities:

  • Level 3 and 4 qualifications unlock the potential for international business
  • Exam exemptions offer the chance to study in UK universities
  • Part-time and distance learning provide flexible study options
  • Professional status and membership enhance careers

And of course, the prestige of the IAB name alone gives international students real recognition. Have you visited our interactive map yet?

* Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) is a UK government department which regulates qualifications, exams and tests in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.