Assistant Bookkeeper

Assistant Bookkeeper

YEAR ONE MODULES

  • Introduction to PC*
  • General Office Practice*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Computerised Accounting (Pastel)*
  • Introduction to Business Accounting (FMI)**
  • Practical Bookkeeping 1 (FMI)**
  • Practical Bookkeeping 2 (FMI)**

ASSESMENT STRATEGIES

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

**Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for.

Membership and Assessment fees to FMI, and the Pastel on-line Assessment fee will be charged separately.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Responsible | Honest | Accurate | Methodical | Careful

OUTCOMES

  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Ability to record income and receipts
  • Ability to make and record payments
  • Ability to prepare ledger balances and an initial trial balance
  • Ability to perform VAT calculations and complete returns
  • Ability to record business transactions

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L4; or equivalent qualification OR Learners can apply for RPL entry into the Programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS PROGRAMME / BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME

On successful completion the Learner will be issued: 

An Assistant Bookkeeper Skills Programme with a total of 38 credits on NQF L4/5 from FASSET SETA

 A Boston Short Learning Programme Assistant Bookkeeper

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to a Boston Higher Certificate Programme or an Occupational Qualification. Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.