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The ICB wishes to once again remind its accredited training providers that as Skills Development Providers (SDPs) you are required to register as private colleges with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The due date for the submission of applications is 30 November 2018. The ICB is aware that DHET has many pending […]


Being a training provider comes with a host of responsibilities. You’re often held to high expectations as a provider by ICB, SETAS and other professional bodies and stakeholders. However, no one is perfect; there is always room to learn and grow. Compliance is a continuous process that often comes with continuous learning. With that said, […]

Unique emails addresses for college-based students

The ICB is currently working on introducing new digital platforms for colleges and students. One of these exciting platforms has been introduced to providers on the 6th of June. With new technology, there are certain security rules that apply to protect access. It is therefore now a requirement for all students (college-based or distance) to […]


7 Essential LinkedIn Profile Tips for Success in 2018

LinkedIn is a valuable resource for anyone looking for a job or to expand their professional connections. But if you don’t know how to write a good LinkedIn profile, you won’t be taking full advantage of it. How do you show up in more searches? How do you show up in the right searches? And how do […]

Dressing For An Interview

Most people would refuse to turn up at a gym wearing flip-flops and a sundress to run on the treadmill, while a 2-piece business suit would invite ridicule in a spinning class. Neither would be allowed on a golf course. Failure to comply with dress codes would mean having to choose another pastime. Dominoes or Tiddlywinks anyone? […]


7 study tips to reduce stress and improve time management

Stress is a common occurrence in today’s life; there will always be many things to do and never enough time. Stress is how your body responds naturally to challenges. A certain amount of stress is inevitable and is a useful part of life. In an academic setting, a healthy amount of stress motivates students to […]


16 Companies with Dream Offices

We’ve all seen Facebook’s and Google’s offices. They are a living dream. Who wouldn’t want to work in such an environment. I mean, Google’s offices are like a five-star hotel. You have everything you want. But Google and Facebook are not the only companies with creative offices. There are many other companies that give you […]


6 Reasons to Study a Bookkeeping Course

Are numbers your thing? Love details? If the answer is yes, you’ve come to the right place! Bookkeeping is a rewarding career path and the reasons to study a bookkeeping course go further than just having a head for numbers and killer organizational skills. The field is constantly growing, isn’t narrow—nor is it boring (let’s […]


21 Best Memorization Techniques for Students

How do you remember things? Is it easy? Do you have memorization techniques? Let’s face it, there are many more things you need to pay attention to in life today than there was even 10 years ago. In fact, we are now expected to remember, learn, and instantly recall nearly 1,000 more pieces of data […]