Certified Accounting Technician SAQA ID 20397

This course is offered in English only.

More About Certificate: Certified Accounting Technician

The ACCA is the global body of professional accountants. They have been around for over 100 years, meaning their growth is backed by a solid history of their reputation for excellence in qualifications and training is acknowledge around the world. ACCA has students and members in over 170 countries worldwide. Exams are written in International Accounting Standards.

The ACCA Qualification is designed to provide accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors, whether you are in public or private sectors practice.


  • FA1: Recording Financial Transactions
  • MA1: Management Information
  • FA2: Maintaining Financial Records
  • MA2: Managing Costs and Finance
  • FAB: Accountant in Business
  • FMA: Management Accounting
  • FFA: Financial Accounting

1. One year's relevant practical experience in an accounting role to show you can use your knowledge from the exams in the workplace.
2. The 'Foundations in Professionalism' module
3. Two additional specialist exams as follows:

  • FTX - Foundations in Taxation
  • FFM - Foundations in Financial Management
  • FAU - Foundations in Audit

Entrance Requirements

Foundation-level qualifications


Learners will complete the assessments set by the ACCA.
The Fundamental modules will be assessed by CBE (Computer Based Exams) and the Professional Modules will be assessed by Paper Based Exams.
The pass mark for all exams is 50%.