Further Education & Training Certificate: Bookkeeping – Certified Senior Bookkeeper

Further Education & Training Certificate: Bookkeeping – Certified Senior Bookkeeper

SAQA ID 58376

YEAR ONE MODULES

  • Computerised Accounting (Pastel)*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Presentation Graphics*

Learners must register for all the Boston modules listed above to be awarded the ICB module Junior Bookkeeper: Computerised Bookkeeping (ICB) via the process of recognition of prior learning (RPL).

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (ICB)**
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns (ICB)**
  • Financial Statements (ICB)**
  • Cost and Management Accounting (ICB)**v
  • Business Literacy: Communication and Mathematics (ICB)**

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

ASSESSMENT 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.

**Five (5) Formative assignments and tests comprise a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) that is
weighted 30% of the final grade. The Summative Assessment is weighted 70% of the final
grade. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided
for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

Registration, Assessment and RPL fees to ICB, and Pastel on-line Assessment fee will be
charged separately.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Logical | Accurate | Methodical | Responsible | Ethical

OUTCOMES

    • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
    • Ability to complete monthly and annual bookkeeping function
    • Skills for depreciable asset disposal, year-end adjustments, preparation and analysis of financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, close corporations, companies and a thorough understanding of cash flow statements
    • Ability to complete basic management accounts and a working knowledge of breakeven analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, advanced costing, budgeting and standard costing, financial management and business ethics
    • Eligibility to complete SARS returns other than income tax assessment returns
    • Eligibility to register as a member of The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants (ICBA)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Grade 11 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L3. No prior Accounting knowledge needed. Learner must be at least 16 years of age.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

INSTITUTE LEARNING PROGRAMME / OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Further Education & Training Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeper) SAQA ID 58376, NQF L4, 130 credits from FASSET SETA.

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.