National Certified Bookkeeper WIA Approved

Whether you have limited bookkeeping experience or several years under your belt, there’s always time to become certified. The Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation, awarded by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, demonstrates an individual’s skills and knowledge in all bookkeeping functions. This program prepares students for the six-part CB exam. This program prepares students to take the Certified Bookkeeping (CB) exam through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. Students are required to take an exam after the completion of each topic:

Exam 1
Topics include: Adjusting Entries and Error Correction
*Taken at the Prometric Testing Center
Exam 2
Topics include: Payroll and Depreciation
*Taken at the Prometric Testing Center
Exam 3
Topics include: Mastering Inventory, Internal Controls, and Fraud Prevention
*Taken in class as an open-workbook test

The questions on each exam are multiple-choice. The passing score for each exam at Parametric is 75%. For the open-workbook test, the passing score is 70%. A student who gets a lower grade can schedule a retest.
Experience Requirement for Certification: Students must receive at least 2 years' full-time experience (or the part-time or freelance equivalent), which may be obtained before or after passing the examination.

This course is not currently scheduled. To find out When this course will be offered again please contact the Continuing Education Center at (203) 332-5057 or email at