Higher Certificate: Accounting (Level 5)

Course fee

Price: Enquire with a consultant

Course Introduction

The purpose of the qualification is to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become competent in the language and introductory theory of accountancy, information analysis, audit framework and management.

Course Contents

  • Communication 
  • Principles of Business Law 
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Management 1 
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1 
  • Financial Accounting 1 
  • Internal Auditing 1 


Qualification: HighCertAcc (DCC) NQF 5
SAQA ID: 21075
NQF Level 5
Credits: 160

Programme Type

The Higher Certificate: Accountancy is an accredited programme. 

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 18 months. 

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent, or 2 year's verifiable and relevant working experience. 

Student Assessment

Assessment is the process of gathering information using various methods to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process in a systematic way. When you submit your assessments, a qualified subject matter expert evaluates your performance against the teaching and learning segments.

In order to accommodate your needs as a distance learner, we have included the teaching element in your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS. In addition to this, you have access to a tutor, who is available through our DAT query support system, as you work through your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS. 


Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Higher Certificate: Accounting. 

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