ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)

Why should I study Junior Bookkeeping?

A Junior Bookkeeper is primarily responsible for, amongst other functions:

  • The completion of the monthly bookkeeping function to trial,
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Inventory systems and bank statement reconciliation,
  • Calculation of PAYE / SDL / UIF remuneration and the monthly EMP deductions and completion of the monthly EMP201 returns,
  • Completion of annual IRP 5, IRP 6 and IT 3a documents, EMP501 and VAT201 return using both manual the manual submission system and E-filing.

How will this course be structured?

In order to complete the National Certificate in Bookkeeping, students will have to complete all the following subjects:

  • Business Literacy
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise 3 formative activities, 2 formative evaluations and one summative assessment. 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.

How long is the course?

18 – 20 months

What certificate will I get?

You will be awarded a National Certificate in Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeping) from FASSET. You will be awarded a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB. As Together We Pass 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.

When can I 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 or call 0800 39 00 27 and we will advise you on the next steps.