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4 March 2015
Student successes in February 2015
Congratulations to the following, for superb results in their ICB examinations:
Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping
Helen Garlick: Distinction 96%
Michell Mitchell: Merit 94%

21 January 2015
Discounts available through to February
We're experiencing an increase in traffic to our website in the new year and to further entice you to take the plunge into learning something new or updating your skills, we're offering a range of discounts on the entry level courses to the ICB bookkeeping programme. Enjoy! :)

19 January 2015
Top students from December exam results
Mycourse training had a 100% pass rate across all courses for students taking ICB exams in December.
Top marks:

Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping Andrew Herd Merit 83
Paper B1 - Basic Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Jesus Gomez Reina Distinction 98
Paper B2 - Further Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Pauline Henderson Distinction 96
Well done!

11 December 2014
£100 off ICB Bookkeeping Level 2 course
Start 2015 with some new skills! For the remainder of December, we are offering £100 off the Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping Complete.

11 December 2014
Exam results for November
Notable student results this month:
Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping
Helen Garlick: Merit
Sarah Ingham: Merit

25 November 2014
Major email issue today
Unfortunately our email server was targeted by spammers today. In trying to resolve the issue, we inevitably blocked some genuine incoming email, which may have been permanently lost. If you emailed between 2.30 and 4.45 today, please resend your email.

13 November 2014
100% ICB Exam pass rate again in October
Exceptional results:
Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping
Andrew Herd Merit 83%
Level III Diploma in Payroll Management 2014-15
Stephen Hubbard Pass 89%
Paper B1 - Basic Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Jesus Gomez Reina Distinction 98%
Paper B2 - Further Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Pauline Henderson Distinction 96%

18 October 2014
100% pass rate during September
Well done to all students who passed their ICB assessments during September
Notable passes:

Level 1 Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping
Thomas Sedgbeer Merit 90%
Level II Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping
Pamela Byrne Distinction 98%
Level III Diploma in Completion of Self Assessment Tax Returns
Stephen Hubbard Pass 97%
Paper B1 - Basic Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Janette Priest Merit 91%

27 September 2014
Exceptional students in August
Well done to the following students for their achievements during August:

Level II Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping
Svetlana Gorobcic: Merit 90 %
Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping
Ruth Taylor: Distinction 95%
Level III Diploma in Computerised Bookkeeping
Krystian Stanko: Merit 91%
Paper B1 - Basic Double-Entry Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Pauline Henderson: Distinction 95%

06 September 2014
New online course
We have completed development of our second online bookkeeping course - Intermediate Bookkeeping - ideal for those that have completed the first 'Introduction to Bookkeeping'. If you purchase both together, we have a special price for the combined package too!.
We hope to develop additional courses soon.

18 August 2014
£50 off Payroll course
From now until the end of September we are offering a discount of £50 when paying in full for the ICBLevel 3 Diploma in Payroll Management. A substantial course to develop skills in payroll - includes RTI content

04 August 2014
Top exam results in June and July
Well done to the following for super results in their exams:
ICB Level 1 Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping
Diane Grant Distinction 97%
ICB Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping
Pamela Byrne Distinction 99%
Karen Clachrie Distinction 94%
ICB Level III Diploma in Computerised Bookkeeping
Danka Martincova Merit 94%
ICB Level III Diploma in Payroll Management
Danielle Lewis Merit 91%
Many others acheived a pass - well done to you too

02 August 2014
New bookkeeping course online
We now have several students following our new course in bookkeeping. No stressful formal exams with this one, just an end of course test to receive a Mycourse Certificate.
Check it out now!

24 June 2014
Great results in May!
Congratulations to the following exceptional students:
Deborah Bell - Distinction: ICB Level 1 Basic Bookkeeping
Claire Sier - Merit: ICB level 1 Basic Bookkeeping
Svetlana Gorobcic - Distinction: ICB Level 2 Manual Bookkeeping
Bellina Macleod - Distinction: ICB Diploma in Payroll Management

17 June 2014
Sage price increase
Sage have increased prices on their training products. However, we can still access stocks at the old prices.
Prices go up on 1st July though, so act now!

27 May 2014
High pass rates for Mycourse
During April our pass rate was above the national average in each ICB qualification tested

Notable passes:
Pamela Byrne ICB Level 1: Distinction with 99% - wow!
Annette Titheradge ICB level 1: Distinction 97%
Denise Ablett ICB Level 2 Computerised: Distinction - 97%
Isabel De Villiers ICB Level 2 Manual: Distinction - 95%
Kate Ezra ICB Level 2 Manual: Distinction - 96%
Richard Taylor ICB Level 3 Computerised: Distinction - 96%
Well done to you all !

6 May 2014
ILA Scotland 'Course of the Month'
Our Sage Payroll course has been listed as 'Course of the Month' with ILA Scotland. Why not check out this popular Sage course now - we have FREE delivery during May also.

23 April 2014
Congratulations !
Some notable achievements during March:
Svetlana Gorobcic with 95% - Distinction in the ICB Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping
Sarah Ingham with 94% - Merit in the ICB Level 1 Certificate in Bookkeeping
Hester Cole with 97% - Distinction in the ICB Level 2 Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping
Well done all!

23 April 2014
New ICB structure now live
We have now listed our new courses accredited by the ICB within the new qualification structure. See our Bookkeeping course page for details

29 March 2014
ICB qualifications change
The ICB is to implement changes to its qualification structure as from 1st April. Look out for the new syllabuses. We will make changes to the products on our website during the week as the courses go live. Courses purchased before 31 March are still valid but will be subject to a time limit for completion. More information to follow next week

25 March 2014
Level 3 Diploma Self Assessment Tax launched
Our new course ICB Level 3 Diploma in Self-Assessment Tax is launcehd today. Accreditaton was confirmed at a meeting with Garry Carter CEO of ICB UK last night. We are offering a 5% discount when purchasing outright - be one of the first !

March 2014
Online course giveaway
During March and April we are giving free access to one of our online courses when purchasing a Sage 50 Accounts or Sage 50 Payroll bundle

March 2014
Self Assessment Tax
We now have our ICB Level 3 Diploma in Self Assessment Tax course completed and submitted to the ICB for accreditation. We are hoping to release this for study before the end of March

February 2014
Student achievements in January
Congratulations to: 
Karen Clachrie - Merit at ICB Level 1
Gerald McKenzie - Distinction at ICB Level 1
Krystian Stanko - Distinction at ICB Level 2 Comp
Mian Nasir - Distinction at Level 2 Manual with an incredible 99% - still room for improvement then :)

January 2014
1/3 off Microsoft courses
During January and February, we have a huge discount on our high-quality Microsoft Office online courses. Choose from Office 2007, 2010 or 2013.

January 2014
A Happy New Year to all of our customers past and present !
During January, we are offering a further 5% discount off our Sage training 'Bundle' packages. This includes the Sage 50 Accounts Training Bundle, Sage 50 Payroll Training Bundle and the Sage Instant Training Bundle.

December 2013
Mycourse Training nominated for an award
Nominated in the category 'Small Training Provider of the year' at the annual ICB Luca awards. Further news to follow

December 2013
Become a Payroll Professional with our ICB Diploma in Payroll Management. Disocunted during December by £70.00. We know from experience that there is an increase in demand for these skills from January to March each year - so skill up now !

July 2013
Last chance today to bag a bargain on the Level 2 ICB courses and our ICB Associate package. Don't miss out - prices go back up tomorrow !

June 2013
Exceptional summer discount 
On the ICB Diploma in Payroll Management during June. Was £520 - now £399

8 May 2013
Discounts on Sage during May
We have a nice price on the Sage 50 Accounts Training Bundle during the remainder of May - £275 compared with the Sage UK plc price of £335. Act now to take advantage of this limited time discount. See our 'Offers' page

 24 April 2013
Student success !
Two of our students have recently completed their examinations to achieve 'Associate' status with the ICB 
Our congratulations go out to them: Gary Smith and Joanne Strachan - well done !
Associate status is achieved on completion of the ICB Level I in Basic Bookkeeping and both Levels II - Manual and Computerised. More information about achieving Associate status

20 February 2013
Online course compatible with iPad and Mac
OurLevel I Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping is now compatible with the iPad and Apple Mac computers - with some additional software. Now you can study wherever you have an internet connection !

5 February 2013
Offer on Diploma in Payroll Management
We still have an offer on this course until the end of February. Course price reduced from £520 to £450
more >

31 October 2012
Amazon Kindle up for grabs at ICB Bookeepers Summit
Mycourse is offering the chance to win one of two Amazon Kindles at the Bookkeepers Summit next week in London. If you have not yet booked your ticket - there's still time to book and attend this crucial event for the bookkeeping industry in the uk.
www.bookkeepers.org.uk/News/1737

31 October 2012
Sage training offer
Last day of Sage training packs offer - 10% discount in October
Buy now - prices return to normal tomorrow

22 October 2012
Read about Mycourse at the ICB
We have a new online course to be launched soon at the ICB Bookkeepers Summit. Read about it here:
http://www.bookkeepers.org.uk/News/1709

 22 October 2012
10% off Sage Accounts and Payroll courses
Our supplier has offered us 10% off Sage courses this month and we're passing this on to you. With just over a week left to go - order now before the offer closes on the 31st October

27 September 2012
Mycourse sponsors Bookkeepers Summit 2012

Mycourse is proud to be sponsoring this year's event in London on 7th November. We'll be demonstrating our new online course - the Level I Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping and we're hoping to meet many of our clients on the day. Why not come along? If you have an interest in the bookkeeping industry, this is not to be missed ! More details as we approach the day. More >>>

2 August 2012
Mycourse is 10 years old in August.
To celebrate the occasion we're offering a 10% discount on each of our courses. This includes the ICB range of Bookkeeping courses, all Sage Training packages, Microsoft online learning and our own elearning courses. Prices will return to normal in September, so act now to take advantage of this notable anniversary. :-)

1 August 2012
All-inclusivce pricing on ICB courses
Mycourse now includes the cost of all examinations in the price of each ICB Bookkeeping course. Not only that - but we also include the cost of any mock papers and exams. No hidden extras !

25 July 2012
Mycourse implements secure site.
Mycourse has invested in a Thawte Website Certificate so that all visitors can be assured that any data input through forms on our site is now secure. Look for 'https' in the address bar and the padlock to the right of the address bar in Internet Explorer for security information. We're taking care of your privacy !

17 July 2012
Mycourse maintains its 100% pass rate with the ICB during June. Details

08 June 2012
Sharon is taking part in the Edinburgh Moonwalk this weekend for 'Walk the Walk' breast cancer charity. Walking 26 miles through Saturday night into Sunday morning around Edinburgh - no mean 'feat'. All donations to the charity are very welcome - http://www.justgiving.com/LOSSIE-LADIES

14 March 2012
ICB Conference - Scotland - 28 March 2012 Edinburgh
The Scottish ICB Conference is to be held at the Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh on Wednesday 28th March 2012. Lesley Smith, tutor for Mycourse will be attending. Why not book your place now and catch up with Lesley and fellow students ? Details and tickets

14 March 2012
Congratulations to two of our students gaining Distinction in the February examinations for ICB Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping:
Joanne Smith Distinction 100 %
Chris Greenfield Distinction 99 %

16 January 2012
Our ICB exam results for the last twelve months show that 98% of our students passed their exams.
The average pass mark was 94%

16 January 2012
Our ICB exam results for the last twelve months show that 98% of our clients passed their exams.
The average pass mark was 94%

Individual course details:
ICB Level I Certificate in Basic Bookkeeping : 95% pass rate - average mark 95%
ICB Level II Certificate in Manual Bookkeeping : 100% pass rate - average mark 93%
ICB Level II Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping : 100% pass rate - average mark 96%
ICB Level III Diploma in Manual Bookkeeping : 100% pass rate - average mark 88%
ICB Level III Diploma in Computerised Bookkeeping : 100% pass rate - average mark 88%
ICB Level III Diploma in Payroll Management : 100% pass rate - average mark 90%