This SABPP accredited skills program is designed to give non-financial managers a working knowledge of financial management principles in order to enhance their current positions. They will learn how to interpret financial statements, monitor and control expenses in a budget, prepare reports and VAT returns and demonstrate an understanding of the business and accounting environment.  A solid foundation of financial principals is essential for any manager and the knowledge gained through this course will be invaluable in the implementation of your career.

This Financial Management short course is an introductory level course aimed at individuals who are new to the financial services industry or those who want to improve their understanding of financial management principals in order to advance their career in the financial and non-financial services industry, either in a supportive, administrative, managerial or advisory role.

  • Manage the finances of a business unit
  • Compile and control a budget & manage expenditure against a budget
  • Record, analyse and prepare cost information
  • Prepare financial reports and returns

The course is broken into Formative and Knowledge Activities that will be completed in your own time, Skills Application Activities that will be completed in the workplace, and Natural Occurring Evidence which is a portfolio of evidence collected in the workplace.

Academy of York students will receive continuous information and support, over and above the prescribed course material, to assist students achieve in their studies. Students will have 6 months to complete this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Course Price

Price Before Bursary R10 000.00
Price After Bursary R6 000.00

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

Payment Options

1: Once Off Payment
Once Off Payment Price R5 500.00
Lockdown Special R4 950.00  
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2: Payment Plan
Registration R850.00
Payment Plan R400.00 over 15 Months

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AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.

”It was so nice to study with the collage, this gives you time to research and by researching you learn a lot and gives you more energy and power. I still recommend the stuff also for their input.”

Kgaogelo Thokolo

“Thank you Academy of York for the professional, humane and dignified manner in which you handle all your students, myself included. I wish and pray that all learning institutions could treat their students the way I was treated. I studied the Financial Management for Non-financial Managers Skills Certificate which was very interesting. I received great support from the Academy of York team.”

Manuel Mngqibisa

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