Class of 2022 have better options in 2023 besides going to University - College SA
Class of 2022 have better options in 2023
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Class of 2022 have better options in 2023 besides going to University

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By Kendall Behr - Copywriter for Optimi

The class of 2022 is writing their final school exams as the year draws to a close, GOOD LUCK TO THEM!!!

To the matrics currently writing, Optimi College would like to share a reminder and encouragement that there are more options available than studying through a traditional university to achieve your dream career path. Depending on your goals, you might find a course that is your entry point into the working world. Perhaps we can help!

What about if I want to study accounting?

Do you want to work in bookkeeping, Tax Practitioner, Financial Accountant, or anything in the financial sector? You might be interested in studying courses that are accredited by the well-regarded Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) or the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The CIMA Business Accounting course doesn’t require a matric, but it can provide learners with an NQF level 5 qualification. These courses can qualify you to start working in the financial sector.

Optimi College ICB Courses:

ICB Financial Accounting

This ICB Financial Accounting Programme teaches you the skills you will need in order to have a career in bookkeeping and accounting. Broken down into four easy-to-understand courses, this programme allows you to level up from a bookkeeper all the way to a financial accountant.

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ICB Business Management

This ICB Business Management course will show you how to allocate & manage finances successfully and to start and manager your own business. Broken down into three easy-to-understand courses, this programme allows you to level up from a business clerk all the way to business manager/business owner.

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ICB Office Administration

The ICB Office Administration programme will equip you with the skills you will need in order to master the activities needed to run and keep the administrative side of the company organised. Broken down into three easy-to-understand courses, this programme allows you to level up from an office administration certificate all the way to an office manager.

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Financial Accounting Course

This is an entry-level international accounting qualification. You will learn the basics of management accounting, and you will be guided into the world of management accounting in a way that will make everything easy to understand.

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I want to work in the IT and programming world

When it comes to technology, IT Academy, a highly respected course provider that is part of Optimi College, also provides you with options to help you break into the world of software development (programming), IT Engineering and network security. These courses give you the skills to start working as an IT technician or junior developer.

Software Development

Start your career in software development with an Internationally certified course and an option of doing NQF 5. Learn industry-relevant skills through hands-on, interactive learning, projects, career preparation and classes. Our 12 months courses will help you develop the skill needed to make a successful career in IT.

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Security Bundle

Become a Cyber Security Specialist in 12 months. The Security Bundle Bundle includes five courses – CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA, CompTIA CASP, CEH and CISA. which are aligned with international exam objectives.

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Network Engineer (Classroom option available in CAPE TOWN ONLY)

Enter the professional IT field with IT technician training covering computer, installation, networks and configuration. Boost your professional development or enter the IT field with certification through CompTIA in IT technician training that gives you the skills to offer computer installation and network configuration.

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As the year is coming to an end, it’s essential to know that you have a wider range of options than traditional universities offer you. Whether you have trouble accessing traditional universities, prefer studying from home and remotely, or simply don’t meet the entry requirements at traditional institutions, you can still get into the career you have your eye on!

PROMO ALERT: Register now for 2023 and only pay your registration fee. You’ll pay your first monthly instalment in January 2023.

Registration fee: R950