ICB National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management CSBFMIcb (SA)

Course fee

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Course Introduction

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers has been around since 1931. Its role is to improve and maintain the quality, credibility and reputation of bookkeeping, accounting, office administration and financial management training and qualifications in South Africa. As a Quality Assurance Partner (QAP) of the Sector Education and Training Authority for Finance, Accounting, Management Consulting and other Financial Services (FASSET), the ICB is an external assessment (examining) body for many of the business qualifications that FASSET awards.

Course Contents

  • Business Literacy
  • Essential Business Finance
  • Computerised Bookkeeping*

*You will need access to a PC or a laptop for this subject.

Programme Type

The National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management is a National Qualification, accredited by FASSET SETA, through the ICB. The ICB is a quality assurance partner of FASSET SETA.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 12 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 11 (Std.9) NQF L3, or equivalent.

Student Assessment

You are required to register directly with the ICB for exams. You are also required to submit assignments to the ICB for marking and pass them successfully. The assignments are in the form of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) and will be sent by the ICB to you after you have registered for your exams with the ICB. Exams are written in February, May, August and November. Please contact the ICB for further information on membership and exam registration. Please note that your enrolment with Damelin Correspondence College does not include membership or exam fees.


When you have successfully passed your exams in each learning area, the ICB will award you with an Achievement Certificate indicating your result. On successful completion of all learning areas in this qualification, your details will be uploaded onto the FASSET SETA database, and your National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management will be issued to you by the ICB.

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