ICB Financial Accounting - National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF6 , ,

12 Months

Cost: R 13 200.00

Recommended for: Financial Accountant, Accounting Officer, Tax Practitioner, Tax Consultant, Management Accountant, Assistant Manager.

Course type

Here are some quick facts about the course.

  • Course duration: Each subject or learning area within the National Diploma can be completed in Three (3) Months.
  • Type of course: Distance learning / correspondence.
  • Assessment: Formative & Summative Assessments, Assignment, Examination conducted by the ICB, and a Dissertation for the Accounting Theory and Practice learning area.
  • Accreditation: ICB as a Quality Assurance Partner of FASSET.
  • Qualification awarded: ICB National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF6, SAQA ID 20336, Credits: 280.

Entrance requirements

You need the following to study this course.

  • Hold a National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting, or Assessed as competent in Financial Accounting: Upper Intermediate Level learning areas
  • Students have to register separately with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) as well as with Aldes Training Academy.
  • Aldes Training Academy assists all students with their ICB registrations, at no extra charge.

Course Objectives

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What you will learn

This programme is the fourth stage or designation in the ICB Financial Accounting Certification Path. The programme includes a study of financial reporting and regulatory frameworks, research theory and practice, corporate strategy and management accounting.
Once qualified the successful student can become a member through the Southern African Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA) and perform the functions of an Accounting Officer.

Course contents


  1. Corporate Strategy. (CRPS)
  2. Management Accounting Control Systems. (MACS)
  3. Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks. (FRRF)
  4. Research Theory and Practice. (by short dissertation; topic: Financial Accounting) (RTAP)

Additional information

  • Please read the course payment and ICB registration details file for further information.
  • The student Registration Fee is payable directly to the ICB.
  • The student Examination Fee’s, when making a booking, are payable directly to the ICB.
  • Course & Study Material Fee’s are payable to Aldes Training Academy.
  • ICB Assessments / Study Material Validity: April current year to March following year.

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