Diploma | 1 Year | NQF 5 (137 Credits) | SAQA ID 20353


The Diploma in Public Sector Accounting provide learners with the knowledge, understanding, skills and application techniques that they need to be successful in their work as qualified accounting technicians in the public sector.

Provide the employer with lifelong learners who are confident and independent, literate, numerate, multi-skilled, compassionate, with a respect for the environment and the ability to participate in their work as critical and active employees.

Provide the public sector with professionally qualified, skilled staff, who are able to make a positive contribution to improving public finance management, to add value to their departments and to contribute to the efficiency and productivity of the government of South Africa.

Centurion Academy is an approved provider for the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers), we strive to provide professional tuition using qualified lecturers, with practical, industry experience.

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 10 (Std 8) or equivalent.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • No prior accounting knowledge needed.
Career Opportunities
  • Technical Public Accountant
  • Accounting Technician in the public sector
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Public Accounting Administration
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Business Literacy
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Technical Public Accounting
  • Business Law and Accounting Control
Distance Learning (Offered at Centurion)

Package Description

  • Academic assistance via CA Connect
  • Students need to register for exams directly with ICB
  • POE couriered directly to student by ICB
  • Students need to complete the activities and formative evaluations in the POE
  • Exams written at an approved ICB exam centre (not at the campus)


  • Pre-Requisite : Students to have Internet Access
  • Suitable for students that are located far away from the Academy and are unable to visit the Academy.
  • ICB-Public Sector Accounting is offered at: