Technical Public Accounting ICB Accredited Course – Code: PSA007 - Academy of York

Technical Public Accounting ICB Accredited Course – Code: PSA007


Technical Public Accounting

During the ICB-accredited Technical Public Accounting course you will learn about the public sector and its components in terms of basis of funding, legislation, role, structure, reporting and interrelationships. You will understand the role of the Office of the Auditor General and Public Accounts Committee in relation to the financial management system in a public service organisation and parliament. Further along you will be able to describe the role of the Institute of Public Finance and Auditing.

Course Overview

  • Prepare an income statement that consolidates entities according to legal requirements
  • Analyse the difficulties in measuring performance in public services
  • Evaluate the process of performance measurement in a specific public sector context

The Technical Public Accounting course is ideal for students looking convert their Certified Technical Financial Accountant qualification into a Certified Technical Public Accountant qualification. If you already have the National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting (SAQA ID 36213) this course, Technical Public Accounting, plus Public Accounting Administration, will give you a second qualification – National Diploma: Public Sector Accounting (SAQA ID 20353).

Study period: up to 6 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide 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: Technical Public Accounting (ICBTPAC)
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

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