Management Accounting SAQA ID 67694

This course is offered in English only.

More About Management Accounting

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a United Kingdom-based professional body offering qualifications in management accountancy and related subjects, focused on accounting for business. CIMA is continuously gaining recognition as one of largest and leading professional body of management accountants throughout the world. CIMA South Africa has been recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority as the professional body for management accountants in South Africa. Thousands of organisations employ CIMA students and members, many in the knowledge that their businesses will benefit from the financial expertise and strategic vision that Chartered Management Accountants possess.


Management Accounting (Operational level)

  • E1 - Organisational Management
  • P1 - Management Accounting
  • F1 - Financial Reporting and Taxation

Entrance Requirements

  • Certificate in Business Accounting
  • Grade 10 and learners must be 16 years and older.
  • Ability to read and write in English AND must be competent in Maths
  • You may be exempted from certain exams in the Certificate in Business Accounting if you hold a relevant degree or qualification (exemptions are awarded at CIMA's discretion).


Two types of exams are used for this level. Each of the three papers will be assessed by an Objective test. The objective test is a 90 minute Computer Based Assessment (CBA), which means the results would be available immediately.

In addition to the objective tests is an integrated Case Study Exam. The integrated case studies are three hour long, computer based assessments. They include both pre-seen material and unseen material.

*Candidates must have completed the three objective tests before attempting the integrated study exam.