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FET Certificate:
Local Government Accounting


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Course overview:

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the learner with the skills, competence, knowledge and understanding to effectively fulfil an accounts clerk type role in local government. The qualification follows on from and builds upon the registered Local Government Accounting Certificate at NQF Level 3.

The Local Government Accounting Qualifications are customised qualifications, offering municipal accounting and finance officials’ formal qualifications that ensure immediate demonstration of the acquired skills through their practical and competence-based assessment structures. These qualifications support the development of learners who are employed in local government and who want to progress with a career in local government accounting. The NQF4 qualification further develops the learner’s accounting skills in the sphere of municipal government. 

The intermediate level FET Certificate: Accounting Technician Local Government Qualification consists of five modules. The qualification introduces more complex accounting tasks, such as maintaining cost accounting records and preparing reports and returns.

Course details:

The financial world offers many exciting career opportunities. Accounting technicians are mid-level financial staff in the frontline of organisations and have the practical skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.