Payroll and Monthly SARS returns: Code ICB003 ICB Accredited - Academy of York

Payroll and Monthly SARS returns: Code ICB003 ICB Accredited


Payroll and Monthly SARS returns

While studying the ICB accredited Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns course you, will revise the manual monthly bookkeeping functions. You will also be introduced to payroll and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act as well as basic business ethics. You will be able to complete the payroll function including completing SARS payroll returns. This programme provides the necessary skills required to be a Salaries & Wages Clerk, Payroll Administrator or Human Resources Clerk.

Course Overview

  • Complete the full payroll function
  • Complete EMP201’s
  • Complete IRP5’s
  • Complete IT3a’s
  • Complete VAT201 returns

Study period: up to 6 months   

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course should have completed ICB Bookkeeping to Trial Balance before starting this course

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide and Workbook, and for those students who require additional assistance in the form of video learning, a FREE USB DRIVE containing Videos and Solutions Playlists.

ICB Assessment and Award

Using the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) programme material, 30% of your final mark is calculated from the activities and evaluations you undertake during your Entrepreneurial distance learning course. Your Portfolio of Evidence (POE) is a folder you will receive once you have registered for your assessment, and it must include all tests and assignments you have completed for each module.

You will be required to do a written exam for each module, which accounts for 70% of your final mark and you will include that in your POE, which must be submitted to an ICB assessor. Assessment Centre are located throughout South Africa, so please visit to find an exam venue closest to you. Upon successful completion of your exam, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence showing the respective unit standards, which you have completed.

Important ICB Exam Information

You will need to register as a Student Member with the ICB, and enrol for the exam before prescribed closing dates with them. Please note ICB registration and assessment fees are not included in your course fees and must be paid directly to ICB. Please go to for current fees.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, 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 ICB, a SAQA recognized professional body.

Course Name: Payroll & Monthly SARS Returns (ICBPMSR)
Price Before bursary R5,833
Price after bursary R3,500*
Once off payment price R3,200
Payment Plan R350 over 10 months
Registration Fee R700

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

What our students say about us

Thabo-Masina‘’My experience with the college was good and I have never seen or hear about a college that takes care and always keep contact with its learners like AOY. I felt important and while doing the course with all the support I got and quick responses when I had questions, looking forward for my next course, much love.’’ Thabo Masina