National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)

Saturday or Monday & Wednesday evening classes.


About this programme
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) National Certificate in Bookkeeping (NCertBKK) presented at Unigrad College is an ideal study choice if you want to become a qualified junior Bookkeeper.  This National Certificate is a component of the National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting.  ICB graduates are recognised worldwide by the International Association of Bookkeepers and Accounting Practitioners and locally by 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).

How will I benefit from studying this programme?

  • On completion of this programme you will be certified as a Junior Bookkeeper
  • This programme allows you to apply to the ICBA to register for the professional bookkeeping designation: CJBIcb(SA) and receive the applicable membership benefits.
  • The programme is under the scope of FASSET and has been aligned to the NQF.
  • Graduates of this course will be accepted to further their studies towards the Further Education and Training Certificate in Bookkeeping (Senior Bookkeeper) that is registered at an NQF Level 4.

Programme subjects

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
  • Computerised Bookkeeping*
  • Business Literacy

Certification on successful completion of studies
Upon successful completion of each subject, students will receive a results letter for that subject.   On successful completion of all four subjects, students will receive a full transcript of results and the ICB will apply to FASSET on the learner’s behalf for the National Certificate: Bookkeeping (NQF Level 3, SAQA ID 58375) to be awarded.

Programme duration and structure

Evening classes: Classes are held from 17:30 – 19:30 on Monday and Wednesday evenings.
Saturday classes: Morning classes are held from 08:30 – 12:30 and afternoon classes from 13:00 – 16:00.