Finance and Accounting

National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting

Starting: 15 February 2021

1½ year

About this programme
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting (NDipTFA) presented at Unigrad College is an ideal study choice if you want to become a qualified Bookkeeper, Technical Financial Accountant or eventually, a Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA).  ICB graduates are recognised worldwide by the International Association of Bookkeepers and Accounting Practitioners, the Southern African Institute of Business Accountants, the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Certification on successful completion of studies
Student will be issued the following qualifications by the FASSET SETA:

  • National Certificate in Bookkeeping (SAQA ID# 58375; NQF Level 3)
  • FET Certificate in Bookkeeping (SAQA ID# 58376; NQF Level 4)
  • National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting (SAQA ID# 36213; NQF Level 5)


1st Year 2nd Year (6 months)
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping (including PASTEL)
  • Business Literacy
  • Financial Statements
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Business Law and Accounting Control

Admission Requirements
Grade 12 or equivalent.  No prior accounting knowledge is required.