ICB Public Accounting Administration

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Description

This course forms part of the Foundation Level in the ICB Public Sector Accounting Programme. This course and the remainder of the Foundation Level is aimed at producing public accounts administrators who are deemed to be proficient in the execution of the monthly bookkeeping function in the public sector. This course will provide students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to be successful accounts administrators in the public sector. It will also allow students opportunities to grow, develop and transform poor financial management practices in the public sector. Finally by completing this course SACOB and the ICB will provide the public sector with professionally qualified, skilled and ethical staff, who add value and contribute to the efficiency and productivity of the South African government.

Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

Entrance requirement

Grade 11 (Std 9) or equivalent

No prior accounting knowledge needed

You must be at least 16 years of age.

Duration

This course can be completed in 3 months.  

Starting Dates

12 February 2018
16 April 2018
18 June 2018

20 August 2018
29 October 2018
 

* These dates are for the Online Classroom option, students who wish to enroll for the Home Study option have no particular starting date.

Outline

• 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

Assessment

This course is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

Award

This course is a short course as part of a national qualification. Once you have completed this course and the remainder of the level you will receive a national certificate.

Fees






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