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  • I found that studying through distance learning was excellent – there is a lot to learn, but the courses are well structured and make sense, the self test assessments are good for reinforcing what I had learned, and the workbooks are comprehensive and explain things well. The support I got from Di Garbera at Golding Computer Services was great - she is always happy to help and I never felt “stuck”. All in all a great start to my bookkeeping learning journey!

    Adam Watson
  • 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 would highly recommend distance learning as a great way to study. You need to be self-motivated but that’s great for me and it gives me the flexibility to fit studying around everything else. I can truly study at my own pace and spend more time on the areas that I find more challenging, rather than having to go at the speed of the tutor. Groves Training Services is a really committed provider which offers an excellent all round service. They have experienced, understa ...

    Jane Holland AIAAP, FIAB
  • In 2011 I enrolled at the UWI Open Campus in Barbados to pursue the Level 3 Diploma in Bookkeeping & Accounting.  Taking that first course was like a refresher for me which led to me taking another course.  As the studies progressed they became challenging but with the help of my tutor Mr. Brathwaite and Louise Scott my personal attendant at IAB it became easier and led to my successful completion of three Level 3 exams. I even attained my MIAB designation.  ...

    Suzanne Greene MIAB

IAB membership ... unbeatable benefits

Member Benefits

The moment you join the IAB as a fully fledged professional member, you open the door to exclusive opportunities to grow your career - and build your future.

Offering a wealth of resources and discounts, professional membership also lets future employers know you are ahead of the field.

If you are currently an IAB professional member please login to the restricted area for further information about each of the benefits available to you.  

Some of the benefits of applying to join the IAB today are:

Gain more status

  • You can use the IAB’s designatory letters after your name, elevating your status to the most professional level in the industry
  • Upgrade skills: Continue your professional development through seminars and online modules – enabling you to learn new skills
  • Let future employers know you are ahead of the field.
  • Comply with the law: Register to be supervised as a member in practice under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007

Gain more time

  • Best practice advice: Your members handbook is packed with invaluable information and sample documents to save you time such as Letters of Engagement, Compliance Checklists, etc
  • Narrow your search: Access money-saving discounts and privileges across countless products and services, including preferential rates for professional indemnity insurance and tax investigation insurance

Gain more support

  • Practical insight: Every month, receive an exclusive newsletter from CCH Wolters Kluwer, offering new ways to efficiently run your business and providing information to help you keep up to date with bookkeeping, accounting and payroll related matters. You can view copies of past newsletters by clicking on the links below:

            CCH Business News - Issue 47 –April 2016

            CCH Practice News - Issue 61 - May 2016

You are also able to gain access to a wealth of online resources providing regular monthly information to enable you to keep up to date with important developments as they happen so that you can in turn provide the best advice to your clients. This can be accessed by logging into the restricted area.

  • One to one support: Access any technical advice you need from a team of experienced members and the VAT and tax helpline. 
  • Online resources: Access a wealth of information and practical tools through your online membership portal
  • Be in the know: Regular email newsletters and print magazines from the IAB to keep you up to speed with all the latest news, industry and legislation developments

The IAB reserves the right, at its full discretion, to remove, add or amend member benefits. Where benefits are discontinued, the IAB will use its best endeavours to replace with others that are comparable or provide alternative value.