ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeper)

Why should you study the ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping certification

A Senior Bookkeeper is primarily responsible for, amongst other functions:

  • The completion of the monthly and annual bookkeeping function,
  • Junior and Assistant Accountant functions,
  • Skills for depreciable asset disposal,
  • Year-end adjustments,
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, close corporations, companies,
  • Cash-flow statements,
  • Completion of basic management accounts,
  • Cost accounting, including breakeven analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, advanced costing, budgeting and standard costing.
  • Financial management, and business ethics

How is the ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping course structured?

In order to complete the ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping, students will have to complete all the following subjects:

  • Business Literacy
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise of formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment (final exam). PoE assessment comprises formative / interim assessment of activities (assignments) and evaluations (tests) that count 30% towards the total mark. A Summative Assessment (final exam) contributes to the remaining 70% of your marks. The PoE is basically a file containing all the evidence necessary for a learner to be declared competent against the relevant outcomes.

How long is the course?

24 – 36 months

icb certificateWhat certificate will I get?

You will be awarded an ICB FET Certificate in Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeping) from FASSET. You will be awarded a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB. As Skills Academy values education and cares about our students, your completion award will be sent to you via courier so that you receive it as soon as possible and without any delays.This is an example of what your ICB certificate will look like.


When can I start?

You can start right now! Visit our partners page, select a college and fill in the form and a friendly Student Consultant will contact you to ensure this is the right course for you.

Last updated: December 12th, 2016