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Please note that at College SA we do not offer face to face classes at all. We do not have a campus that you attend. You study from home and we courier your material to you. We provide email and phone support to our students.
What will you learn in this Entrepreneurship: Foundation Level: National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management course?
Equip yourself with the skills relating to, and knowledge of, entrepreneurship in South Africa. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of starting your own business. You will learn valuable techniques and skills associated with effective record-keeping and financial management required for operating a small business. Learn the skills needed to perform key financial tasks, and learn about the importance of accurate and effective communication.
Textbook costs included!
Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.
Course Cost and Duration
At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:
- STUDY DURATION (12 MONTHS)
- STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
- MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
Total Price*A once-off R950 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order
What is included in the course fees?
- Text books and study material
- Courier fee
Course Starting Dates
With College SA, you can start studying whenever you want: there are no specific course starting dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.
- 10 – 13 February 2020
- 11 – 14 May 2020
- 17 – 20 August 2020
- 16 – 19 November 2020
(Please note that your exam fees are not included in the course fee and may be subject to change.)
- Annual student registration fee: R360.00
- Exam fee per subject: R675.00
- Exam late entry fee per subject: R490.00
- Exam postponement fee per subject: R260.00
- Exam re-mark & Examiners report: R950.00
- Private invigilator admin fee (Prior approval required): R1205.00
- 30% of your final mark comes from your coursework
- 70% of your final mark comes from the final exam
- You need at least 50% in the final exam to pass
- You need at least 60% overall to pass
Portfolio of Evidence:
You will receive your POE (Portfolio of Evidence) directly from the ICB offices only when you register for your exam. The PEO will consist of the assignments you have to do during your studies. When you register for your exams, take your POE with and once you’ve completed your exam and added it to the POE, you’re done!
Exams can be written in February, May, August and November each year.
Accreditation InfoStatus: Accredited course Type & reward: National Certificate - NQF Level 4 (SAQA ID 49736)
Provided by: QCTO & ICB
Minimum credits: 120
College SA is authorised and accredited by the ICB to offer the QCTO Occupational-accredited National Qualifications. QCTO and the ICB (The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) are organisations whose purpose is to ensure that the theoretical training provided to prospective bookkeepers and accountants meets industry standards. ICB performs quality assurance for accredited bookkeeping, accounting, business and administrative courses. These qualifications are recognised by employers and several other professional bodies, both nationally and internationally, and allow students to get a nationally-recognised qualification, further their studies and subsequently, their careers. Furthermore, successful completion of one of these accredited courses will qualify you for a relevant national certificate or diploma (depending on the course), which is registered on the National Qualifications Framework. QCTO continuously strives to improve the quality of development and training of entrants to the bookkeeping and accounting sector. They do this in order to address the skills scarcity that currently exists in the financial market. This ensures that as a bookkeeping or accounting professional, you can enhance your skills continuously, and employers can continuously ensure that their employees are up-to-date with bookkeeping and accounting practices, laws, and procedures
- Grade 11 or equivalent
- You must be at least 16 years old
What subjects make up this course:
What are subjects?
Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.
This subject is designed to equip you with the basic numerical and communication skills required to operate effectively in business.
Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
This subject introduces you to source documents, the rules of double entry, subsidiary journals, the general ledger, bookkeeping for the different inventory systems, and bank and creditors reconciliations.
ICB Entrepreneurship 1
Learn valuable skills and techniques relating to starting up a new business, managing working capital, and financial planning and control. This module will introduce you to the different types of tax: income tax, value added tax, employee tax and provisional tax. You will also learn how to calculate the tax payable by businesses, as well as how to interpret financial statements and record business financial transactions.