This programme will equip you with knowledge and practical skills in bookkeeping, financial accounting, income tax, financial management, reporting standards, corporate strategy, management accounting and research.
This programme is right for you if you have one or more of the following training or career needs:
The purpose of the National Diploma in Financial Accounting is to provide you with a nationally accredited, internationally recognised bookkeeping qualification that will allow you to become employable as a financial accountant, accounting officer (via SAIBA), tax practitioner, tax consultant, management accountant, or assistant manager. Alternatively, if you are already running your own business, this programme will ensure that you will be able to perform certain bookkeeping functions for your business.
After you have successfully completed this programme, you should be able to do the following:
The National Diploma in Financial Accounting consists of the following 12 modules:
|Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
|Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
|Computerised Bookkeeping – you will need access to a PC or a laptop for this subject
|Cost and Management Accounting
|Income Tax Returns
|Business Law and Accounting Control
|Management Accounting Control Systems
|Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks
|Research Theory and Practice (by short dissertation, topic: Financial Accounting)
Successful completion of the previous learning areas (1–8); i.e. hold the National Diploma:
Technical Financial Accounting, NQF Level 5, SAQA 36213.
A knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level) is required.
Open registration throughout the year.