ICB National Diploma: Financial Accounting

Advanced Level
SAQA ID: 20366
NQF L6
Cumulative Credits 280

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the learner with the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to become a Financial Accountant. It prepare the learner to work in the financial accounting field and develop a specialist accounting and management career, either within South Africa or in other countries around the world. The learner will have the necessary knowledge, skills and insight to operate at a second or third level in financial accounting in a large organization or assume full responsibility for the function in a smaller organization. In addition the qualification aims to provide employers and others with an adequate basis for assuring that those learners gaining the qualification are competent to act as Financial Accountants for companies and other organizations, whether in manufacturing, commercial or service organizations, in either the public or private sectors of the South African economy.

Career Fields: What are the career opportunities available after completing this qualification?

Learners who complete this qualification could pursue a career as a;

  • Financial Accountant
  • Accounting Officer via SAIBA
  • Tax Practitioner
  • Management Accountant
  • Assistant Manager

What are the entry requirements for this qualification?

National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting

How long does it take for me to complete this qualification?

Full Time: Min. 12 Months
Part Time: Min. 12 Months
Learnership: 48 hours /module

What is this course’s accreditation status?

The professional body is FASSET and is accredited by ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)
This qualification is an agent programme*