FULL-TIMENational Certificate BookkeepingStarts 13 February 2023

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).

Certification on successful completion of studies

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.

In addtion to the National Certificate students will also be awareded the Unigrad College Short Learning Programme Certificate in:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Pastel

Admission Requirements
Grade 10 or equivalent.  No prior accounting knowledge is required.


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


Textbooks, ICB  registraton and exams, lectures and various student events are included in the tuition fee.  Contact Unigrad and speak to any full-time student career consultant for course fee information.

Programme duration

1 Year full-time lectures presented at Unigrad College

Semester 1: February – June  |  Semester 2: July – November