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National Diploma: Public Sector Accounting NQF6

Overview

 

* IMPORTANT NOTE: You can exit after completing any of the levels on NQF 4, 5 & 6. To achive your diploma, you have to complete all three levels.

 

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting


The Foundational Level will give you the skills to help improve public sector financial management and to add value, efficiency and productivity to government departments.

Subjects

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Public Accounting Administration
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Business Literacy

Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
  • (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 20352)

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 11, NQF 3 or equivalent.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • No prior accounting knowledge needed.

 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Diploma: Public Sector Accounting


The Intermediate Level will give you the skills to work as a qualified Accounting Technician in the public sector and to help improve public sector financial management by adding value, efficiency and productivity to government departments.

Subjects

  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Technical Public Accounting
  • Business Law and Accounting Control

Qualification Upon Exit

  • Diploma: Public Sector Accounting
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 20353)

Admission Requirements

  • National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
  • (NQF L4 - SAQA ID 20352)

 

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


The Advanced 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.

Subjects

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Management Accounting Control Systems
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Research Theory and Practice

Qualification Upon Exit

  • National Diploma: Financial Accounting
  • (NQF L6 - SAQA ID 20366)

Admission Requirements

  • National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 36213)

 

Course Outcomes

 

Part 1: Foundation Level, National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting


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

  • Administer public accounts.
  • Help improve public sector financial management by adding value, efficiency and productivity to government departments

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Diploma: Public Sector Accounting


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

  • Work as a qualified accounting technician in the public sector.
  • Make a positive contribution to the country by improving public finance management
  • Contribute to the optimal use of state resources
  • Demonstrate a shift from cash to accrual accounting

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


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

  • Compile annual financial statements
  • Register with SAIBA as an Accounting Officer (once you meet their requirements)
  • Work with Chartered Accountants and Auditors
  • Have a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice, strategy, management accounting and regulatory frameworks.

Price

Full Time:  R4 200-00 per subject 
Part Time :  R3 900-00  per subject 
Correspondence:  R3 200-00  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: Public Sector Accounting


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
  • Public Accounting Administration
    • Introduction to income tax
    • Payroll administration
    • Employees’ tax
    • Accounting for payroll
    • Completing tax returns
    • The structure of the South African public sector
    • The role of the financial management system in the public sector
    • Revenue as a key aspect of public financial management
    • Expenditure as a key aspect of public financial management
    • The legislative framework governing financial management in the public sector
    • Ethics in the South African public sector
    • Introduction to supply chain management
    • Introduction to cash management
    • Introduction to credit management
  • 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, Diploma: Public Sector Accounting


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
  • Technical Public Accounting
    • Basic economic principles
    • Management information systems
    • Public sector financial statements
    • Risk management in the public sector
    • Performance management in the public sector
    • Project management in the public sector
    • Planning, budgeting and management accounting in the public sector
  • Business Law and Accounting Control
    • The unspoken laws of business
    • The written laws of business
    • Managing your personal finances
    • Accounting systems – Internal control concepts
    • Accounting systems – Stock control
    • Accounting systems – Analytical review
    • Liquidation and executors’ accounts

Part 3: Advanced Level, National Diploma: Financial Accounting


This Qualification will cover:

  • Corporate Strategy
    • Introduction to strategic management
    • Formulating a strategic direction
    • The context of strategic selection
    • The formulation of corporate goals and objectives
    • Strategy identification and formulation
    • Strategy evaluation and selection
    • Strategy implementation
    • Continuous improvement through strategic control and evaluation
    • Strategic management and non-profit organisations
  • Management Accounting Control Systems
    • Activity-based costing
    • Cost classification, estimation and behaviour
    • Cost-volume-profit analysis
    • Linear programming
    • Standard costing
    • Relevant costs
    • Expected value theory and decision trees
    • Pricing policy and transfer pricing
    • Divisional performance evaluation
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks
    • Introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the Conceptual Framework
    • IAS 1 – Presentation of financial statements
    • IAS 16 – Property, plant and equipment
    • IAS 40 – Investment property
    • IAS 36 – Impairment of assets
    • IAS 38 – Intangible assets
    • IAS 2 – Inventories
    • IAS 37 – Provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets
    • IAS 17 – Leases
    • Financial instruments
    • IAS10 – Events after the reporting period
    • IAS18 – Revenue
    • IAS19 – Employee benefits
    • IAS21 – The effects of changes in foreign exchange rates
    • IAS33 – Earnings per share
    • IAS12 – Income taxes
    • IAS8 – Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors
    • IAS7 – Statement of cash flows
    • Consolidated financial statements
    • Financial reporting requirements of the Companies Act 2008
  • Research Theory and Practice
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Full Time
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Part Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 21 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Correspondence

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