ICB Diploma Public Sector Accounting

The ICB Diploma Public Sector Accounting course, is a more advanced than the certificate course. It equips you with even more skills and knowledge to use in your future career.

Course Summary

Award type:
ICB National Certificate
Accredited by:
26 Months
Entrance Requirement:
National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting


This subject will prepare you properly for the business environment. Learn how to communicate effectively during meetings, and how to present yourself during presentations. It also touches on business writing, as well as verbal and non verbal communication in the workplace.

Get the proper knowledge with an introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting. Learn the basic skills on tax, transactions, statements and individual debtor and creditors accounts.

This subject teaches you how to work in government and municipalities accounting. To promote productivity and high-quality financial statements and internal controls.

Having knowledge on computers is very important as an accounting professional. This subject will teach you how to work on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as internet explorer and Microsoft Outlook.This subject will also teach you about general ledger, customer and supplier accounts, and how to deal with balances and journals. Also learn about processing and procedures while maintaining cash books and petty cash.

Learn all about the key principles of effective business communication, whether it’s written or spoken communication. This subject also deals with maths such as equations and fractions, that will help with your calculations.

As a financial accountant, a lot of your duties will deal with financial statements. These include the financial statements of the sole trader, partnerships, close corporations, companies as well as deal with statements of cash flows.

This subject is an introduction to Managerial Accounting. This includes controlling inventory and overhead costs, doing accounting for manufacturing enterprises, dealing with budgeting and standard costing effectively. It also deals with financial management and organisational ethics and revision.

This subject teaches you what skills and knowledge is needed to become a Public Accountant Technician.

Learn all about business and accounting laws that govern accounting. This subject will teach you about the written and unspoken laws of accounting, managing personal finances and different accounting systems.

You’ll learn how to apply the principle concepts and models to diagnose, analyse and understand the strategic management process.

The purpose of this subject is to teach you the application of management accounting. That will enable you to communicate effectively as a manager and accountant. By the end of this subject, you will be able to see the link between basic accounting practices and what a company needs. 

You will get an understanding of the framework of accounting and investment property. This subject will give you the skills to use financial instruments.