National Certificate: Bookkeeping – Certified Junior Bookkeeper

National Certificate: Bookkeeping – Certified Junior Bookkeeper


SAQA ID 58375

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)**
  • Business Literacy: Communication and Mathematics (ICB)**

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

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).

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.

**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 bookkeeping functions to trial balance (Accounts Clerk function)
    • Debtors Clerk function
    • Supplier statement reconciliation (Creditors Clerk function)
    • Inventory systems and bank statement reconciliation
    • Ability to perform Payroll Clerical functions
    • Ability to complete and submit IRP5, IRP6, IT3a, IRP501 and VAT201 returns
    • 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 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L2. 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 National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Junior Bookkeeper) SAQA ID 58375, NQF L3, 120 credits from FASSET SETA.

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to a Boston Short Learning Programme or an Occupational Qualification of which either has a Grade 11 Certificate or equivalent qualification as the entry requirement.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.