CERTIFICATE in ACCOUNTING: NQF L5 SAQA ID 80189 Code AAT300 - Academy of York


(Internationally recognized as Diploma in Accounting)

This certificate is accredited by FASSET SETA and assessed through AAT(SA). This final level; Certificate: Accounting Level 5, covers higher level accounting tasks, including drafting financial statements, managing budgets and evaluating financial performance. You’ll also have the opportunity to specialize in areas from tax to auditing and credit control.

Once you’ve completed this level, you’ll be the proud owner of the AAT(SA) Accounting Qualification. Provided you can present evidence of one year’s relevant work experience, you’ll be able to apply for Platinum membership of AAT(SA) and use the letters MAAT(SA) after your name.

What you will learn:

  • Module 1: Financial Statements
  • Module 2: Budgeting
  • Module 3: Financial Performance
  • Module 4: Internal Control & Accounting Systems

Select 2 electives from:

  • Credit Management & Control
  • Personal Tax
  • Business Tax
  • External Auditing

AAT (SA) (AAT South Africa) is a unique partnership between the South African Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). They are a SAQA registered professional body dedicated to the education, development, regulation and support of accounting technicians in South Africa. Together, both bodies have been involved with the education and development of accounting and financial staff for more than 60 years.

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is one of the world’s leading membership organisations for accounting professionals. With over 120,000 members, AAT has been providing competence-based accounting qualifications in Central Southern Africa for over 20 years.

Entry Requirements
Students taking this course must have completed AAT Level 2 qualification before starting this course. Please speak to your student advisor for more information.

Course fee:

Course Name Course Code Price Before Bursary Price After Bursary Registration Fee Payment Plan Option Available Once off Payment
L5 Certificate: Accounting Technician Course Code: AAT300 R30,000 R18,000 R1,000 R850 over 22 months R16,200
Study period: 12 – 24 months

AAT Assessment and Award
The AAT qualifications are assessed by means of computer-based assessments (CBAs). The CBAs can be written at any time during the year that best suits the student’s timetable. When a student is ready to take an assessment, AOY will arrange for the assessment to take place at a computer centre as close as possible to the student’s location. Assessment venues are available in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. Travel and accommodation (where required) will be for the student’s own account.

Students are required to write and pass separate assessments for each module of their AAT qualification. One attempt for each module is included in the course fee, but second and third attempt will be for the student’s own account.  The first year AAT membership fee is also included.

AOY Accreditation
The Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, AAT(SA), HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by AAT (SA) which is a SAQA recognized professional body.

Read about Academy of York in the following publications:

bdlivebdlivebdlive ghk small-business-forum teens-onlinebizcommunitycareertimescareertimesdailyvoice

Want us to contact you?

Like us on Facebook
“It is a bonus when people find out that you are studying. My confidence has increased and I feel so much more empowered with the knowledge I have gained. Many people believe that it's a difficult to study via correspondence, however with Academy of York, the assistance, friendly and immediate response made it a pleasure to study with Academy of York. " Feedback from Henry

View More Student Success Stories
"The knowledge I got from the Academy Of York is already making a difference at my workplace and personal life. I was assisted by a student advisor through the whole year. Thanks to AOY. " Feedback from Melissa

View More Student Success Stories
“Academy of York is the best correspondence college ever. Actually it is on the same level with universities as most employers recognise it. I do not think that after completing the next level of my course, I will have a problem finding employment” Feedback from Daniel

View More Student Success Stories
"Was great experience, still doing my course and enjoying it. The academy gives lots of support and encouragement, and looking so forward to completing my course and start my own business. " Feedback from Gladys

View More Student Success Stories
"This course taught me to problem solve, and has given me knowledge in everyday life in a commercial environment." Feedback from Isaac

View More Student Success Stories
"Well, I enjoyed studying at my own pace. The study material was perfect and I managed to study without running around asking for assistance. I really enjoyed my Human Resources course with Academy of York." Feedback from Innocentia

View More Student Success Stories