ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)

Why you should study an ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping

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

  • The completion of the monthly bookkeeping function to trial,
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Inventory systems and bank statement reconciliation,
  • Calculation of PAYE / SDL / UIF remuneration and the monthly EMP deductions and completion of the monthly EMP201 returns,
  • Completion of annual IRP 5, IRP 6 and IT 3a documents, EMP501 and VAT201 return using both manual the manual submission system and E-filing.

The accredited ICB Bookkeeping and Accounting Courses are a great option for students who would like to study an accredited course without a matric certificate. The entry requirement for Bookkeeping: ICB National Certificate, the first course in the series is that you need to have grade 10.

How is the ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping course structured?

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

  • Business Literacy
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise 3 formative activities, 2 formative evaluations and one summative assessment. 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.

Course List

The course is made up of two ICB Bookkeeping courses and two accounting courses.

Bookkeeping Courses

Bookkeeping: ICB National Certificate(NQF Level 3)

Bookkeeping: ICB FET Certificate (NQF level 4)

Accounting Courses

Technical Financial Accounting: ICB National Diploma (NQF level 5)

Certified Financial Accounting: ICB National Diploma (NQF level 6)

How long is the course?

18 – 20 months

icb certificateWhat certificate will I get?

You will be awarded  an ICB National Certificate: 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