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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 would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for all your help and advice when I recently joined the International Association of Bookkeepers.   I was kept fully informed of all stages of my application and on the acceptance of my membership I was sent a certificate of membership along with a great leather folder of information. I have also needed the assistance of the compliance team when trying to move my supervision for money laundering to the IAB after ...

    Susan Longster MIAB
  • Becoming a member of IAB and now IAAP are two of the best investments I feel I could have become a part of. They represent International bodies that especially in this technological and digital age serve to keep you in the arena of being successful. In almost every fibre of business is bookkeeping and accounting and to be able to not only have the resources and benefits; you can proudly and confidently walk beside other professionals wearing your designated letters behind yo ...

    Tempie Williams, MIAB, AIAAP
  • Qualifications matter a huge deal - most jobs require some kind of training and having an IAB qualification really opens doors.

    Susan Jones

What is the RQF?

Ofqual has introduced the RQF to help people understand all the qualifications which it regulates. Ofqual is the Regulator of both general and vocational qualifications in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. Ofqual’s intention is to improve consistency around how Recognised Awarding Organisations, such as the IAB, describe the size and challenge of the qualifications they offer.

What are the advantages of RQF qualifications with the IAB?

  • Simplified assessment
  • All qualifications potentially eligible for funding (dependent on the Learner)
  • The latest and most current framework
  • All Level 1 qualifications assessed completely online

What are the advantages for students?

  • Obtaining the most up to date and in demand professional qualifications
  • Equips learners for a wide range of employment opportunities in various sectors
  • Internationally recognised and respected qualifications
  • Prepares learners for chartered accountancy training
  • Increased employability

Where can I find more information about the IAB RQF qualifications?

A summary of the RQF qualifications, including assessment methods and length of qualification can be downloaded here. Should you have any queries regarding the RQF qualifications please don’t hesitate to contact the Education Department on or 01732 897750.