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Our Accreditations

We pride ourselves in making sure that we comply with industry and educational requirements. We therefore put high priority in ensuring that the relevant accreditations are met and maintained. 

ICB Accreditation

The Business Academy is a brand under The CAD Corporation Draughting Academy who carries the accreditation as an approved training provider for ICB with accreditation number: 301119.  You will find us on their system as our trading name The Business Academy.


Type of Accreditation: Skills Development Partner (SDP)
Quality Council: Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)
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Programmes: All ICB qualifications
Registration Period: 1 February 2017 until 30 June 2019


QCTO Accreditation

The Business Academy is a brand under The CAD Corporation Draughting Academy who carries the accreditation as a quality council for trades and occupations skills development provider with accreditation number: QCTO NATED /14/0067. The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations has awarded The CAD Corporation Draughting Academy the QCTO Skills Development Provider Accreditation, which means The CAD Corporation Draughting Academy has met the submission requirements and passed the site Inspection to deliver all technical subjects on a N4-N6 level. Details of the accreditation follows below:


Type of Accreditation: Skills Development Partner (SDP)
Quality Council: the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO)
Accreditation Number: QCTO NATED /14/0067

Programmes: N4 and N6
Registration Period: 18 July 2014 until 18 July 2019


About the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations

The QCTO is one of three Quality Councils (QCs) responsible for a part of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).  Collectively, the Quality Councils and the South African Qualifications Authority (whose role is to advance the objectives of the NQF and oversee its development and implementation), all work for the good of both learners and employers.

Department of Education Certified Exam Centre

The Draughting Academy is a certified exam center for all N4-N6. 

Quality Council: Department of Education
Examination center Number: 0899992801, 1199995013 (View Certificate)
Programmes: N4 - N6

City & Guilds

The Business Academy which is a brand of the Draughting Academy has received approval from City & Guilds (View Center Letter of Approval). City & Guilds is a globally recognised and respected awarding organisation and serves as a benchmark for educational quality around the world. The addition of the City & Guilds approval truly makes our national qualification internationally recognizable.


We mapped our current national qualification to the City & Guilds Diploma for Business Administration and Support 4475 (View Qualification Letter of Approval). This qualification can be done while studying N4-N6 with us as the contents are covered in our material or if you already have a national qualification you may apply to obtain this diploma by completing the 10 required modules.

ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Control

ISO 9001 is one of the standards within the range of ISO 9000 standards.ACS Registrars Ltd are a UKAS Accredited Certification Body.Meeting the requirements of this standard will provide quality management systems that will be of real benefit to your organisation to help manage your business effectively and put in place best practice methodology. ISO 9001:2008 Certification will give your organisation the quality systems that will provide the foundation to better customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement. (View Letter of Accreditation)

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