Courses That Are Recognised Overseas

So you want to study a course that is internationally recognised. Then this article is for you. Here we look at courses that are recognised overseas.

What Courses are Internationally Recognised?

We at Skills Academy, offer internationally recognised courses. Yes, you read that right. Let me say that again. We offer courses that are recognised overseas. What does that mean? What it means is that if you study any of our CIMA or ICB courses your qualification is internationally recognised. So you ask what is CIMA and ICB?


The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is focused on the accounting industry and a United Kingdom (UK) based professional body.  CIMA is one of the biggest accounting bodies in the world if not the biggest. So with a CIMA qualification you can’t go wrong and won’t have any problem with applying for a job overseas.

What Courses Does CIMA Offer?

CIMA offers a Chartered Accountant course. The course is broken into four sections. Let’s look at what those sections are:

CIMA Members

Cima has a membership. When becoming a member of CIMA you will be awarded Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations. To become a member you need to meet the minimum requirements. So what are the requirements you ask? The main requirement is that you need a minimum of 3 years verified relevant work experience.

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The Institute of Certified Bookkeeper (ICB) is an internationally recognised body. Offering a ray of courses from business to finance. They are recognised by the following professional bodies:

  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK)
  • CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK)
  • IAB (International Association of Bookkeepers UK) and
  • IAAP (International Association of Accounting Professionals UK)

What Courses Does ICB Offer?

As mentioned ICB offers a range of courses. So much so that they offer more than just bookkeeping courses. They offer:

ICB Membership

After completing your ICB course you can apply for membership at several professional bodies. Each professional body has its own requirements. Check each of them out:

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and Accountants (ICBA)
South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT)
The South African Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA)
International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB)
International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP)

Want to register for CIMA or ICB? Then contact us today!

  1. Fill in our online registration form for a call back
  2. Call us on our toll-free number at 0800 39 0027
  3. Message us on Whatsapp at 082 318 8892
Last Updated: October 30, 2020


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