ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting

Public sector accounting….what is it? The short answer is public sector accounting is an accounting method used by central and local governments and other non-profit public sector entities. The ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting will equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a professional in your field. 

 

Course Information:

Course ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting
 Programme Type Partner Programme
 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
 Course Duration  16 Months
NQF Level

Level 4

 Entrance Criteria
Grade 11
 
If you don’t have Grade 11, then you can start by studying the following programme:

Upon completion of this programme, the ICB will accept you onto the Public Sector Accounting Programme course

OR

NQF level 3 Qualification

 

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 ICB National Certificate in  Public Sector Accounting course. Look at the image below to see what you can expect from us.

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Our Tutors Will Make Sure You Pass!

Here at Skills Academy, we want to make sure you pass on your first try. That’s why we have a team of smart and helpful tutors that will assist you every step of the way. You can call them during the day for any assistance or Whatsapp them in a group if you need a quick answer to a tough question.

 


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Subjects

In order to complete the ICB National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting, students must complete all of the following subjects:

 

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

3. Public Accounting Administration

4. Computerised Bookkeeping

5. Business Literacy 

 

Assessments

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise of formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment (final exam). 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.

Accreditation

You will be awarded a Public Sector Accounting National Certificate from FASSET. You will be awarded a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB. As 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 certificate will look like.

 

Certificate

 

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Choose Your ICB Study Materials

You get two options of study material to choose from which includes: Standard and PRO.

 

Standard Material

The Standard Study Material pack has been developed by Skills Academy around the Textbook from the official ICB publishers.

This study pack includes:

  • ICB Textbooks
  • Skills Academy Study and workbook guide
  • Skills Academy Solution guide
  • Assessment guide
  • Exam trial paper

 

PRO Material

If you need more help with your studies, try the PRO study material pack. It has more study materials to assist you. All the study materials and videos in the PRO option are directly from the Official ICB publishers.

The PRO study materials include:

  • ICB Textbooks
  • ICB study guide
  • Skills Academy assessment guide
  • USB with *videos to boost studying
  • Two trial exam papers on the USB

*The videos on the USB is another way to help you with your studies. Before you write your exam, use the videos to test your knowledge. The video assumes that you have already studied the material.

 

When Can You Start?

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.

 

Last Updated: September 5, 2018

 

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