Higher Certificate in Accounting

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This programme prepares students to analyse and accurately communicate the financial impact of economic events of an enterprise.

NQF Level 5

DISTANCE LEARNING

SAQA - 73493

Fulfilled By

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WHY study towards a Higher Certificate in Accounting?

Higher Certificate in Accounting (HCIA) programme is a programme that prepares students to analyse and accurately communicate the financial impact of economic events of an enterprise. Accounting skills are becoming increasingly valued by business leaders and investors, who recognise the need for qualified and well-trained accounting support staff.

What CAREER PATH's can I choose after completing this QUALIFICATION?

Bookkeeper

Accounting Assistant

Entry-level Accounting Clerk

Accounting Representative

Programme STRUCTURE

The programme comprises 6 modules, students attempt three (3) modules per semester.

MODULES

Business Information Systems
Commercial Law
Financial Accounting
Business Management
Financial Management
Economics

Course OUTCOMES

Apply financial management and accounting principles in a work-based context.
Utilise technology to communicate effectively.
Analyse and use financial information for business decision making.
Identify the critical success factors for starting and managing a small business.
Design and implement marketing strategies to leverage business opportunities.
Operate as informed junior accountants and managers.

ADMISSION requirements

A National Senior Certificate with a minimum Higher Certificate admission or a relevant NQF4 Qualification or Equivalent