Accounting Technician (NQF level 3) Learnership Certificate

By: LH Education (Legodi Henderson Education (Pty) Ltd)  04-27-2012
Keywords: Accounting Services, Skills Development, Distance Education

Learnership Code: 01Q010036001203

This learnership is based on a qualification awarded by the AAT. In South Africa the AAT works as AAT(SA). This is a joint partnership between The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa’s top accountancy body, and the AAT, the leading international body promoting the skills and recognition of accounting technicians.

AAT(SA) is the premier professional body in South Africa dedicated to the education, development, regulation and support of accounting technicians. We also raise the competence and professionalism of our members through continuing professional development – paving the way for career advancement and raising standards of performance in the workplace.

The Accounting Technician Learnerships are aimed at learners who are employed or want to prepare themselves for employment in the accounting environment at technician level.

Technician level falls below chartered accountancy level and is an ideal entry point for those wanting to begin a career in accounting. Accounting technicians work in all sectors of the economy, including accountancy practice, industry and commerce, and the public sector.


Content of the Learnership

Principles of recording and processing financial transactions

Preparing and recording financial documentation

Processing ledger transactions and extracting a trial balance

Maintaining and reconciling the cash book

Banking procedures

Maintaining petty cash records

Maintaining the journal

Maintaining control accounts

Work effectively in accounting and finance

Basic principles of costing

Provide basic cost and revenue information

Computerized Accounting


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements in terms of qualifications, but learners must have a good level of literacy and numeracy and must be able to complete assessments in English. Learners must be employed in order to participate in this learnership.

Keywords: Accounting Services, Accounting Training, Distance Education, Financial Training, LH Education is an accredited provider of the internationally recognised AAT Diploma in Accounting., Local Government Accounting Qualifications, Skills Development,

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