ACCA is the world’s leading professional body for accountants, with over 110 years of experience, innovation and excellence. ICB graduates holding the National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF 6 qualifications can study further through ACCA. You will receive up to 6 exemptions to further your studies towards becoming a Chartered Certified Accountant with ACCA.
The primary purpose of the ACCA qualification is to prepare learners to practice as professional accountants within any sector of the economy – public practice, industry, commerce or the public sector, either within South Africa or in other countries around the world. Finance professionals are in demand throughout the world including South Africa. ACCA provides the opportunity to people of ability to access careers in accounting, business and finance both for their own benefit and for the economy as a whole. The rationale for ACCA’s qualification is to contribute to representivity in society around the world not least in South Africa.
The purpose of the ACCA syllabus is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding needed to underpin the professional accountant’s role. The structure of the syllabus has been designed to assist learning and understanding and to ensure that learners develop an appreciation of the development and interdependence of subjects.
There are three parts to the qualification, the examination syllabus, practical experience requirements and a professional ethics module. Together, the examination syllabus, ethics module and practical experience requirements focus on the learner’s ability to satisfy the technical, managerial, interpersonal and ethical requirements of a professional accountant and require the learner to adopt an analytical and critical approach.
The qualification encourages a lifelong approach to learning thus ensuring that learners are able to cope with individual and social transformation.
Complete an online application here –https://www.accaglobal.com/acca-registration-intro.html
Bachelor of Accounting
(Qualification code: HBACC1)
NQF (HEQSF) L7 (SAQA ID: 103057)
Minimum Credits: 396
ICB students can now study further and obtain a Boston: Bachelor of Accounting degree (Qualification code: HBACC1)
To apply for admission to the Boston Bachelor of Accounting Degree you will need a National Diploma Financial Accounting (NDFA), NQF Level 6
Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will receive a Bachelor of Accounting (SAQA ID 103057), NQF (HEQSF) Level 7 (minimum Credits 396) from Boston.
For more information visit: https://www.boston.co.za/boston-city-campus/career-courses/higher-education/bachelor-of-accounting-degree/
Diploma in Financial Accounting
(Qualification code: HDIPFA2)
NQF (HEQSF) L6 (SAQA ID 93597)
Minimum Credits: 374
ICB students can now study further and obtain a Boston: Diploma in Financial Accounting (Qualification code: HDIPFA2)
To apply for admission to the Boston Diploma in Financial Accounting (available immediately), you will need a National Diploma Technical Financial Accounting (NDTFA), NQF Level 5 or National Diploma Financial Accounting (NDFA), NQF Level 6.
Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will receive a Diploma in Financial Accounting (SAQA ID 93597), NQF (HEQSF) Level 6 (minimum Credits 374) from Boston.
For more information visit https://www.boston.co.za/boston-city-campus/career-courses/higher-education/diploma-in-financial-accounting/
CIMA offers training and qualifications in management accounting. ICB graduates holding the National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF 6 qualifications can apply to CIMA for up to 6 exemptions. If you hold the ICB’s Certificate: Office Administration NQF 5, you can get 2 exemptions from CIMA.
By studying with CIMA, you’ll develop the critical knowledge and skills employers are looking for and be ready to work in any business – large or small, public or private – all around the world.
Even while you’re still studying, you can stay ahead in the job market. Working to get your designation shows employers you’re dedicated, hardworking and always thinking about your future. And if you’re already working, the CGMA designation can help you move up the career ladder.
Your earning potential can increase as soon as you start studying with us, and continue to rise even after you qualify as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
For more information refer to www.cimaglobal.com
If you have a National Diploma Financial Accounting NQF6 qualification from ICB, you may apply for entry into the below registered qualifications at Milpark.
Milpark special for ICB Students:
The exemption fee is usually R1 050 per module, this has been reduced to R400 for the full parcel of exemptions for ICB students under this current progression route.
A maximum of 50% of the credits of the completed qualification may be transferred to another qualification.
For further information on this option please go to:
- Bachelor of Commerce (General)
- Bachelor of Commerce (Tax)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
- Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Management)