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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

Certificate: Accounting Administration 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
21031  Certificate: Accounting Administration 
ORIGINATOR
Intec College 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
National Certificate  Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies  Finance, Economics and Accounting 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  120  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Regular-Provider-ELOAC 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 06120/18  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification. 

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
The primary purpose of the qualification is to provide qualifying learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a competent debtor's clerk or office clerk. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
Learners who register for this qualification should have passes Grade 10.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

This qualification recognises, through the submission of portfolios of evidence, the formal/non formal/informal prior learning which learners who register for the programme leading to the award of the qualification bring to the learning situation. 

RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

QUALIFICATION RULES 
This qualification may be achieved in whole or in part through the recognition of prior learning (Regulation 8 (1) (h). 

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
1. Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made

2. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information

3. Reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to learn more effectively

4. Communicate effectively using language skills

5. Stimulate and develop thinking patterns involving creativity

6. Interpret information from various sources.

7. Use technology effectively and responsibly


Specific outcomes


BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • Describe the nature of trade
  • Demonstrate and controlling stock
  • Process sales orders
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safe banking processes
  • Record monies received and paid
  • Describe the different forms of business ownership
  • Demonstrate knowledge of staff planning and organisation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of wage systems and records
  • Demonstrate knowledge of office procedures

    INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
  • Describe basic computers processes
  • Specify how computers can be used in an office environment
  • Use terminology related to computers

    INTRODUCTION TO MS OFFICE SUITE
  • Input, format, use and extract data from Windows, Excel and Word

    BUSINESS ENGLISH
  • Write clear and effective reports, letters and memos

    ACCOUNTING I
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic bookkeeping skills
  • Accurately maintain business forms
  • Perform calculations involving VAT. 

  • ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    1. Responses show that critical and creative thinking has been used to identify and solve problems

    2. Information is presented logically

    3. Learner shows evidence of critical thought

    4. Learner shows evidence of effective learning

    5. Learner's written skills are effective; comprehensible and logical

    6. Learner demonstrates an ability to assimilate and adapt knowledge

    7. Information from various sources is presented in a logical and effective way

    8. Learner can type using a computer keyboard

    9. knowledge of computer packages is demonstrated.


    BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • Nature of trade is described
  • Knowledge of purchasing and controlling stock is presented
  • Sales orders are accurately processed
  • Knowledge of safe banking processes is demonstrated
  • Monies received and paid is accurately recorded
  • The different forms of business ownership are described
  • Knowledge of staff planning and organisations is demonstrated
  • Knowledge of wage system and records is demonstrated
  • Knowledge of office procedures is demonstrated

    INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
  • Basic computer processes are described
  • The ways in which computers can be used in an office environments are specified
  • Terminology related to computers can be explained and used

    INTRODUCTION TO MS OFFICE SUITE
  • Data is input, formatted, used and extracted from Windows, Excel or Word

    BUSINESS ENGLISH
  • Clear and effective reports, letters and memos are written
  • Knowledge of grammatical structures and conventions is applied to structure text
  • Terminology and styles suited to the communication event are used

    ACCOUNTING I

    1. Ability to record information in the following is demonstrated:
  • Cash book
  • General journal
  • Purchases journal
  • Trading account
  • Profit and loss account
  • Control accounts

    2. Business forms are accurately maintained

    3. Calculations involving VAT are accurately performed.


    INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT


    Formal, continuous assessment takes place at the end of a module or block of knowledge. Feedback from the tutor occurs in written form

    Informal, continuous assessment takes place throughout the learner's studies. Self-assessment will encourage the learner to practise self-evaluation skills. 

  • ARTICULATION OPTIONS 
    The qualifications toward which the graduate may proceed are other managerial qualifications that are not specific to a particular context and further and or higher education qualifications. 

    MODERATION OPTIONS 
    A system of second examiners within the institution will be used, together with a system of external examination at exit levels to the qualification. Where professional or statutory bodies are involved in determining the curriculum, they will also be involved in moderation. 

    CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    Our own staff will be used as assessors in a manner accommodated within the quality management system of the institution. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    N/A 

    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
     
    NONE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. Damelin Correspondence College 
    2. Intec College 



    All qualifications and part qualifications registered on the National Qualifications Framework are public property. Thus the only payment that can be made for them is for service and reproduction. It is illegal to sell this material for profit. If the material is reproduced or quoted, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) should be acknowledged as the source.