CIMA Operation Level Course

CIMA Operational level is the second level in the CIMA Professional Qualification. In the course, you will learn more about the responsibilities of a management accountant. After completing the CIMA operation level, you will be awarded the CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting.


Course Information:

Course CIMA Operation Level Course
 Programme TypeProfessional Industry Partner Programme
 Award TypeDiploma in Management Accounting (CIMA Dip. MA)
 Award Issued ByCIMA
 NQF LevelNQF 6
 Course Duration2 Years
 Entrance CriteriaYou have to pass the CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting. If you have studied a degree relevant to CIMA, you can apply for CIMA exemptions. Find more information on CIMA South Africa.

What is Included in your Course Fee?


All your study material, textbooks and study notes

All the study notes and textbooks you need to pass your course is included in your course fees. There is no list of books to buy at a bookstore. No extra hidden costs for textbooks. The price we give you includes everything you will need to complete your course.
When there are external costs like institute membership or exam fees, we will warn you about that before you register. So you are able to budget your monthly study costs.

Courier Fees

The courier fees are included in your course fees. No waiting on the Post Office. You don’t spend weeks waiting on your next package with study materials. On average we deliver in a week or less.


All your Tutorial Services

We have a dedicated team of tutors and administrators to help you with each and every query you might have on your course.


Online Study Group with Together We Pass

Skills Academy students get free access to the Together We Pass (TWP) online study groups. The study groups are facilitated by your own Skills Academy lecturers and tutors. This is where you get the best help with your studies! And when YOU have the answer, you can even help your classmates!


Limitless access to your Lecturers and Tutors (in Office Hours)

Together We Pass, in association with Skills Academy, offers free online study groups for all of their students.  That means that within two days of signing up you will be registered in your online study group and you can start engaging with your classmates and your lecturers.

This is key to the Skills Academy strategy of high contact, supported learning so all students are encouraged to use the study groups as much as possible.

Students should also remember that these study groups are facilitated by their own Skills Academy lecturers, which means they can answer any question you might have.  We hope you find the study groups useful in your studies!


What is NOT Included in your Course Fee?

  • Writing materials
  • Envelopes to send assignments to us

In fact, you can upload your assignments here through our Learner Portal, and cut out the price of envelopes out as well!


How Will My Study Material Look?

Once you have successfully enrolled with us, we will send you a package within the first 1-2 working days. In this package, you will receive a Skills Academy Welcome Pack as well as the first set of study material for the CIMA Operation Level course. Look at the image below to see what you can expect from us.

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1. E1 Organisational Management

2. P1 Management Accounting

3. F1 Financial Reporting and Taxation

Assessments & Awards

There are three objective tests with a duration of 90 minutes each. CIMA exams are computer-based assessments. You will have to complete the integrated operational case study exam. This test is 3 hours long.

After completing this course, you will be awarded a Diploma in Management Accounting. You can also use the credentials CIMA Dip. MA.


This course is a Accredited by CIMA.

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When Can I Start?

You can start right now! Click Here to fill in an application form and a friendly Student Consultant will contact you to ensure this is the right course for you.


Last Updated: October 14, 2019

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