National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF 6

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National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF 6


About this course

This Advanced Level: National Diploma in Financial Accounting will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to open your own practice and/or work for big corporations. You will gain a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice, corporate strategy and IFRS, and you will be able to compile annual financial statements. As mentioned, you will be able to run your own accounting/bookkeeping business or apply for the position of financial accountant, accounting officer, tax practitioner, tax consultant, management accountant or assistant manager.

Course Outline


SAQA ID: 20366

NQF Level: 6
Minimum Credits: 280

Duration: 12 months (1 year)


  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computers for Bookkeeping
  • Business Literacy
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Business Law & Accounting Control
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Management Accounting Control Systems
  • Financial Reporting & Regulatory Frameworks

Study Schedule

  • Fulltime (Mon – Fri)
  • Part-time (Evening Classes)
  • Weekends (Saturday 9-4)
  • E-Learning(facilitator Lead Sessions/ Self-Paced E- Learning)