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More About Business Literacy

Whether you have just left school or are already working, you can study towards an internationally recognised ICB certificate. This is an ideal study choice if you want to become a qualified Bookkeeper. You can aspire to become a Technical Financial Accountant or eventually, a Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA).

The Skills Programme: Business Literac y is a module within the National Certificate: Bookkeeping NQF L3 (SAQA ID: 58375). With the National Certificate: Bookkeeping NQF L3 (SAQA ID: 58375), you will be able to become a Certified Junior Bookkeeper, ICB Membership Designation: CJBicb (SA).

ICB graduates are recognised by The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB), The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP), The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants (SAIBA), The South African Institute of Tax Practition ers (SAIT), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (CSSA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).


  • The key principles of effective business communication
  • Spoken communication
  • Written communication
  • Working with numbers, fractions and decimal numbers
  • Percentages, ratios, proportions and equations
  • Using interest rates in business
  • Measure, analyse and communicate workplace data

Entrance Requirements

  • Grade 10 (Std 8) or equivalent.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.