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Welcome to Woodgrove Tutorials


Our ICB Courses comply fully with the New ICB Qualifications and Syllabus

(effective from 1 April 2014) which are aimed at getting ICB Students qualified quicker,

within an enhanced Qualification Framework.

The new ICB Syllabus and Qualification levels are in line with National Occupational Standards.

For details of our ICB Courses click here:

We have been specialist providers of Book-Keeping & Accounts Distance Learning Courses for over 25 years. During this time we have received literally hundreds of testimonials from delighted students. Our Principal, Brian J Harford FCCA is an award winning qualified Charted Certified Accountant with 35  years teaching experience in Bookkeeping & Accounts. For 17 years he was a Part Time Lecturer at:

London Metropolitan University (formerly Guildhall University).

We are also an Award winning Accredited Training provider for the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) The IAB is an a leading professional and awarding Body.

The International Association of Book-keepers (IAB) was founded in 1973 and until approximately ten years ago it focussed purely on being a professional and examining body for bookkeepers. Building on this, today the IAB is the leading UK and international professional body for those providing bookkeeping and related accounting services to small businesses. Through its broad range of Ofqual accredited qualifications and its CPD activities, the IAB aims to meet an extensive range of financial skills needs.

For the prestigious IAB professional qualification we provide you with Course materials and personalised tutorial support which is second to none. Expect VERY prompt feedback on assignments submitted to us with telephone and e mail support from your personal Tutor.

As a result of our Students’ outstanding successes in the IAB exams Woodgrove Tutorials has won the following:

‘Special award for Students Continued Outstanding Achievements in the IAB exams’ This award was presented to Woodgrove Tutorials in the House of Commons.

Brian J Harford FCCA , Principal of Woodgrove Tutorials received this special Award from Clive Johnson FFA FIAB FCIB MIBC Chairman of Council.
Brian J Harford FCCA, Principal of Woodgrove Tutorials made his Award acceptance speech at the House of Commons.Woodgrove Tutorials and was congratulated by Malcolm Trotter the IAB’s Chief Executive.

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IAB wins award at the BKN Bookkeeping Awards

The IAB is delighted to announce it has won the award for ‘Professional Institute of the Year’ in the BKN Bookkeeping Awards.

The Award was voted for by bookkeepers, accountants, business owners and members of The Book-keepers Network & Forum (BKN) and it is awarded to the most popular Professional Institute.

Student of the Year

A Woodgrove Tutorials student WON the IAB Student of the year Award. The Awards Ceremony was held at the House of Commons.

“Susan Kerr of West Sussex, a student of Woodgrove Tutorials online distance learning centre for the International Association of Book -Keepers (IAB) courses, won the Student of the Year Award at the Business Enterprise Awards ceremony held at the House of Commons. The awards, sponsored by Lloyds TSB, HM Revenue and Customs, Business Link and other major companies, recognise best practice in accounting and finance training, and individuals’ efforts to improve their career prospects.” – The Indepedent

“This was a truly outstanding achievement” said IAB Chief Executive Malcolm Trotter, praising Susan Kerr and her Tutor Brian Harford.


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Woodgrove Tutorials Limited
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GL18 1PG
Registered company number: 6822086

Contact name: Brian J Harford FCCA

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