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National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting – Certified Technical Financial Accountant

National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting – Certified Technical Financial Accountant

SAQA ID 20353

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)**
  • Income Tax Returns (ICB)**
  • Business Law and Accounting Control (ICB)**
  • 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 activities and evaluations (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. Learner must pass the first three ICB modules (first 7 bullets listed above) in order to earn the Certificate (see next panel) before commencing with the final four modules towards the Diploma.

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 function to trial balance (Accounts Clerk function)
  • Administer Public Accounts
  • A working knowledge of Pastel Accounting software
  • Ability to work as a qualified Accounting Technician in the Public Sector
  • Ability to make a positive contribution to the country by improving public finance management, adding value, efficiency and productivity to government departments
  • Eligibility to register as a member of The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants (ICBA)

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting (Public Accounts Administrator) L4; or National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L4; or equivalent qualification.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

INSTITUTE LEARNING PROGRAMME / OCCUPATIONAL QUALIFICATION

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting (Certified Technical Financial Accountant) SAQA ID 20353, NQF L5, 137 credits from FASSET SETA.

FURTHER

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

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.