ICB National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (Business Management)

This is for the fearless, the bold, the brave. The ones who have the vision of owning their own Business. And have the drive and the passion to take this vision from bright idea to an actual up and running company. With the ICB Small Business Financial Management course, you can specifically gain a good understanding of your ‘company to be’s’ finances – the super important fuel that keeps your business going.  

ICB National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (Business Management) Course Information:

Course: National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management
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 48736
NQF Level Level 4
Course Duration: 9 months
Entrance Criteria:

Grade 11/Standard 9

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 Business Management Programme course


NQF level 3 Qualification

Why Should You Study The Small Business Financial Management?

The ICB National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (Business Management) course, is ideal if you would like to work in the following types of jobs:

  • Assistant Financial Manager
  • Any Managerial position
  • Small Business Financial Manager

Small Business Financial Management

In order to complete the National Certificate Small Business Financial Management, students must complete all of the following Subjects:

  1. Introduction to Business English
  2. Business Management 1
  3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  4. Business Literacy 

Small Business Financial Management

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.

Small Business Financial Management

You will be awarded a National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management 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.

Small Business Financial Management

Small Business Financial Management

Skills Academy – ICB National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (Business Management) Course

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.


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