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FET Certificate: Bookkeeping NQF4

Overview

Bookkeepers perform general accounting duties. They maintain complete sets of financial records, keep track of accounts, and verify the accuracy of procedures used for recording financial transactions. Our programme offers both qualifications on a junior and senior bookkeeping level.

* IMPORTANT NOTE: You can exit after completing any of the levels on NQF3 or NQF4.


Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate for Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)


The Foundational Level will give you the skills to keep records of financial affairs of a business.  You will learn Monthly bookkeeping to trial balance (manual and computerised); disclose profit and financial position; reconcile suppliers, inventory and bank statements; calculate PAYE/UIF/SDL; payroll tax and other deductions; EMP201, EMP501, IRP5, IRP6 and IT3a documents and VAT returns.

Subjects

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll & Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Business Literacy

Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Certificate: Bookkeeping (SAQA ID: 58375, NQF L3)

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 10 (Std 8) or equivalent
  • No prior accounting knowledge needed
  • You must be at least 16 years of age
 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, FET Certificate for Bookkeeping (Senior Bookkeeper)


The Intermediate Level will give you the skills to keep records of financial affairs of the business on a Senior level and also the knowledge to be a Junior or Assistant Accountant. You will learn Monthly bookkeeping; asset disposal; year-end adjustments; International Financial Reporting Standards for SMMEs; branch accounts; incomplete records; analysis of financial statements; understand cash flow; basic cost and management accounts; prepare manufacturing accounts; costing and budgeting.

Subjects

  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting

Qualification Upon Exit

  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Bookkeeping (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 58376)

Admission Requirements

  • National Certificate: Bookkeeping (SAQA ID: 58375, NQF 3)

Qualifications

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management


Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Certificate: Bookkeeping (SAQA ID: 58375, NQF L3)

 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Qualification Upon Exit

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)

Course Outcomes

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate for Bookkeeping


Once you have completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Monthly bookkeeping to trial balance (manual and computerised) 
  • Disclose profit and financial position; reconcile suppliers 
  • Inventory and bank statements
  • Calculate PAYE/UIF/SDL; payroll tax and other deductions; EMP201, EMP501, IRP5, IRP6 and IT3a documents and VAT returns
 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, FET Certificate for Bookkeeping


Once you have completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Asset disposal
  • Year-end adjustments
  • International Financial Reporting Standards for SMMEs
  • Branch accounts; incomplete records
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Understand cash flow
  • Basic cost and management accounts
  • Prepare manufacturing accounts
  • Costing and budgeting

Price

Full Time  

  • R4 200.00 excl Vat (Per subject)

Part Time 

  • R3 900.00 excl Vat (Per subject)
     

Correspondence
R3 200.00 excl Vat (Per subject)

 

  • Included in Fees: All hardcopy manuals, access to student portal and resources.
  • Exclusive in Fees: National Examination which is R650.00 per subject and ICB membership fee of R340.00

We provide flexible and affordable payment options to ensure the course is always within your reach. To read more about our finance options, CLICK HERE

 

Duration

Full Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Trimester (4 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 12 months.

Correspondence & Part Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Semester (6 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 18 months.

Our Learning Methods

At The Business Academy we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques influenced by circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. We have therefore developed our myWay learning methodology to suit all learners and ensure everyone has all the opportunity to achieve learning success. We deliver our qualifications via three modern and flexible delivery methods.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience. Our full time offering consist of learning sessions that make up a full day or selective days within a week.

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Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time program covers the same amount of information as our full time offering. Combined with our myWay Blended Learning, at home exercises/assignments and in-class lectures, this will have you ready for exams in no time. Sessions depend on what qualification you do.

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Correspondence

We have redefined distance learning studies. Our myWay Distance Learning ensures that the student never gets left alone to do only self-study by taking a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms and at home exercises and assignments, all managed by our myAcademy Student Portal.

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Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate for Bookkeeping


This qualification will cover:

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
    • An introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting
    • Value Added Tax and source documents
    • Recording cash transactions
    • Recording credit and sundry transactions
    • Inventory systems
    • Individual accounts for debtors and creditors, and supplier and general ledger reconciliations
    • The bank reconciliation process
    • Drafting financial statements
  • Payroll & Monthly SARS Returns
    • Basic bookkeeping and VAT
    • Plan, organise, implement, monitor and work within the payroll environment
    • Record and validate input variations on employee records
    • Basic conditions of employment
    • Statutory registrations Complete PAYE documents
    • Accounting for payroll
    • Computerised payroll
    • Monthly SARS returns and eFiling
    • Ethics and the registered Tax Practitioner
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
    • Introduction to computing
    • The Windows Operating System
    • Working with Internet and Email
    • Working with Microsoft Word 2010
    • Working with Microsoft Excel 2010
    • Working with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Business Literacy
    • The key principles of effective business communication
    • Spoken communication
    • Written communication
    • Work readiness
    • Working with numbers: an introduction
    • Working with fractions and decimal numbers
    • Percentages, ratios, proportions and equations
    • Using interest rates in business
    • Measure, analyse and communicate workplace data
    • Business communication – Putting it all together
    • Business numeracy – Putting it all together

       

Part 2: Intermediate Level, FET Certificate for Bookkeeping


This qualification will cover:

  • Financial Statements
    • Recording business financial transactions
    • Depreciable assets
    • Finalisation and interpretation of accounts
    • Financial statements of the sole proprietorship
    • Internal reporting for corporate entities
    • An Introduction to IFRS for SMMEs
    • Statement of cash flows
  • Cost and Management Accounting
    • An introduction to managerial accounting
    • Controlling inventory and overhead costs
    • Accounting for a manufacturing enterprise
    • Job costing
    • Budgeting and standard costing
    • Contract accounting
    • Process costing
    • Financial management
  • Time Management (additional short course added)
 

 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 24 January 2018
    29 January 2018
    Full Time
  • 24 January 2018
    29 January 2018
    Part Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 22 January 2018
    29 January 2018
    Correspondence

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