CERTIFICATE: Accounting Technician: NQF L3 SAQA ID 73710 Code AAT100 - Academy of York

CERTIFICATE: Accounting Technician: NQF L3 SAQA ID 73710 Code AAT100

This certificate is accredited by FASSET SETA and assessed through AAT (SA). The Accounting Technician course covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques; from costing and double-entry bookkeeping to computerised accounting. It’s ideal for those who are new to the finance industry or wanting to expand and develop their foundation knowledge and skills.

The AAT Accounting Qualification will start you on the path to a successful accounting and finance career. This course will give you the practical skills and financial expertise to follow a rewarding career in professional accountancy.

The AAT Accounting Qualification enables learners to develop work-relevant competence as an aid to employment and career progression. It also enables learners to progress further to either the NQF L4 FET Certificate or the NQF L5 Certificate. The qualification also allows learners access to lifelong professional development and support, through the opportunity to take up student membership of AAT, the largest professional body for accounting technicians.

What you will learn

  • Module 1: Basic Accounting 1
  • Module 2: Basic Accounting 2
  • Module 3: Basic Costing
  • Module 4: Working Effectively in Accounting & Finance
  • Module 5: Computerised Accounting

AAT South Africa (AAT SA) 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
Learners taking this course must have a good level of English literacy and numeracy but do not require any accounting knowledge before starting this qualification.

Course fee:

Course Name Course Code Price Before Bursary Price After Bursary Registration Fee Payment Plan Option availble Once off Payment
Certificate: Accounting Technician AAT100 R25,000 R15,000 R1,000 R750 over 20 months R13,500
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.

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