ICB National Certified Junior Bookkeeper course

Certified Junior Bookkeeper Course – what a great way to start your accounting career! You can find all the detailed information about this course here.

Certified Junior Bookkeeper Course Information:

College: Skills Academy
Course: National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)
School: Business School
Programme Type: Partner Programme
Partner Institute: ICB – The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
Award Type: National Certificate
and a Programme Completion Certificate
Award Issued by: FASSET will issue your National Qualification, and, the ICB will issue you a Programme Completion Certificate.
Accredited by QCTO
SAQA ID 58375
NQF Level: L3
Course Duration: 12 months
Entrance Criteria: Grade 10, No prior Accountancy knowledge is necessary.



Why should I study Junior Bookkeeping?

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

  • 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.


How will this course be structured?

When you study a certified junior bookkeeper course, students will have to complete all the following subjects:

  1. Introduction to Business English
  2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  3. Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  4. Computerised Bookkeeping
  5. Business Literacy 


How will my certified junior bookkeeper course be assessed?

Assessment for the certified junior bookkeeper course 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.


How long is the course?

12 months


What certificate will I get?

You will be awarded with a National Certified Junior Bookkeeper course from FASSET. You will be awarded with a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB.

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.Below is an example of what your ICB Certified junior Bookkeeper course will look like.

Certified junior Bookkeeper course


When can I start my certified junior bookkeeper course?

You can start right now! Fill in the form below and a friendly Student Consultant will contact you to ensure this is the right course for you.


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Last Updated: December 5, 2017

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