National Certificate | 1 Year | NQF 5 (120 Credits) | SAQA ID 24418

About

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.

The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) will help students with little or no accounting experience unleash their true business potential. Teaching core business and finance skills beyond simple financial accounting, Cert BA syllabus is the perfect stepping stone towards a career in business and finance. The Cert BA is a qualification in its own right and also forms a formal entry route into the CIMA Professional Qualification. Once students successfully complete both qualifications and qualify for membership, they will be awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

Admission Requirements
  • 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).
Curriculum
Certificate in Business Accounting
  • BA1 - Fundamentals of Business Economics
  • BA2 - Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BA3 - Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BA4 - Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
Full Time

Package Description

  • +/-12 face to face contact classes of 2 hours per module per week, depending on the syllabus
  • +/-1 Assignments per module per semester, depending on a syllabus.
  • Questions Practice/Revision sessions
  • 1 Progress Tests per module during a semester.
  • 2 mock exam per module during a semester
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    Part Time - Day, Evening and Weekend Classes

    Package Description

  • +/-12 face to face contact classes of 2 hours per module per week, depending on the syllabus
  • +/-1 Assignments per module per semester, depending on a syllabus.
  • Questions Practice/Revision sessions
  • 1 Progress Tests per module during a semester.
  • 2 mock exam per module during a semester
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    Suitability

  • Students must be able to attend lectures at the Centurion Academy in Centurion
  • Part-time programs are designed for working professionals, which means you will be able to continue your full-time work while attending class.
  • Exam Prep/ Revision

    Package Description

  • 3 face to face contact sessions of 3 hours per module - question practice sessions.
  • Sessions conducted on the last month before the final exam
  • 1 mock exam per module during the semester
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    Suitability

  • Designed to prepare students for the type of questions they might face during the exam
  • Provides students with an opportunity to discuss related concepts and topics with a lecturer before the exam.
  • Online Classes

    Package Description

  • Online classes are conducted by BPP tutors.
  • Our online classes consist of an integrated package that prepares you for the exam.
  • What's included:
    • Study text
    • Online practice and revision kit
    • Learning plan
    • Online learning material (learning guides, question banks, mock exams)
    • Online video classes
    • A dedicated tutor who will monitor your progress
    • Student Forums
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    Suitability

  • Suitable for students that are located far away from the Academy and are unable to visit the Academy.
  • Also suitable for students who are repeating a module.
  • Students receive frequent feedback from the lecturer about their progress.
  • Business Accounting is offered at:

    Centurion