National Diploma in Public Sector Accounting (NQF 6)Faculty of Public Management & Local Government SAQA ID No. 20366 280 Credits 2 Years Register
Purpose of Qualification
This qualification provides learners with the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to work as a qualified technician in the public sector. Make a positive contribution to the country by improving public finance management, contribute to optimal use of state resources and demonstrate a shift from cash to accrual accounting. Students will be able to compile annual financial statements, register with SAIBA as an accounting officer. They will gain knowledge of the accounting theory and practice, strategy management accounting and regulatory frameworks.
- Public Accounts Administrator
- Technical Public Accountant
- Accounting Officer
- Financial consultants
- Assistant to auditor
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). FASSET SETA
The institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).
Learners who have completed the Certificate in Public Sector Accounting at NQF Level 5 will be granted credits toward completion of this Qualification.
Qualifications of other professional bodies such as the ICB and CIMA
Assessment of Programme
Assessment is conducted as both Formative Assessment and Summative Assessments. The Formative Assessment is covered as Continuous Assessment Tests and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence by the student. The Summative Assessment takes place as a National Summative exam for First and Second Semesters.
Year 1 Modules
- Bookkeeping to trial balance
- Business Literacy
- Computerised Bookkeeping
- Financial Statements
- Cost and Management Accounting
- Public Accounting Administration
Year 2 Modules
- Semester 1
- Corporate Strategy
- Business Law and Accounting Control
- Technical Public Accounting
- Financial Reporting and Regulatory Framework
- Management Accounting Control Systems
- Research Theory and Practice