National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)
What does the National Certificate in Bookkeeping involve?
A Junior Bookkeeper is primarily responsible for, amongst other functions:
Why should I study the National Certificate in Bookkeeping?
If you are interested in bookkeeping and accounting and would like to have the skills to, complete monthly bookkeeping to trail balance; reconcile supplier statements, inventory systems and bank statement; calculate PAYE/SDL/UIF remuneration; monthly EMP201 returns and EMP deductions; annual EMP501, IRP5, IRP6 and IT3a documents and VAT returns then you should consider studying the National Certificate in Bookkeeping.
Typical career opportunities for someone who has done a course in Bookkeeping and Accounting:
In order to complete the National Certificate in Bookkeeping, students will have to complete all the following subjects:
If you want your Tuition fee with the College to include all your Membership and Exam fees, you can choose our "All-Inclusive" Package. This is a little more expensive, but then we take care of all your Membership and Exam fees, and we'll alert you to fill in the Membership and Exam forms.
If you choose this option, you can pay all your study costs in a single advance payment, or in monthly payments. This means that you do not have to worry about being able to afford future Membership and Exam fees since the College will take care of it on your behalf.
Please note that the "All-Inclusive" Package gives you Membership and Subscription for the full duration of your studies. The College will also pay for ONE Exam per subject. If you fail an Exam, you will have to make additional payments to re-write the Exam.
Is the National Certificate in Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper) the right course for you?
Do this quick and easy questionnaire to find out if the National Certificate in Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper) is the right course for you. Answer either YES or NO.
If you answered YES to more than three of these questions, then the National Certificate in Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper) is the RIGHT course for you. We recommend that you register for this course right away!
Call the College on 0800 21 23 22 to take the next step.
If you did not answer YES to more than three of the questions, then perhaps you should consider one of our other courses or fill in the form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you. Alternatively, call the College on 0800 21 23 22 to speak to one of our friendly Student Registrars and they can help you determine which is the right course for you.
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Assessment and Award
Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise of formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment (final exam). PoE assessment comprises formative / interim assessment of activities (assignments) and evaluations (tests) that count 30% towards the total mark. A Summative Assessment (final exam) contributes to the remaining 70% of your marks. The PoE is basically a file containing all the evidence necessary for a learner to be declared competent against the relevant outcomes.
Assessments take place in February, May, August and November.
Interested? Want to find out more?
If you would like to find out more about the National Certificate in Bookkeeping, fill in this short form and then one of our friendly Student Registrars will respond to your questions and provide you with all the information you need.