Referred to collectively as Foundations in Accountancy – are suitable for you if you’re just starting out in finance.
Or, if you work in finance but have no professional qualification to show for your experience yet.
ACCA Introductory Certificate
The ACCA Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting, this is an ACCA Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification which aims are:
- To develop knowledge and understanding of the main types of business transactions and documentation and how these are recorded in an accounting system up to the trial balance stage.
- To develop knowledge and understanding of providing basic management information in an organisation to support management in planning and decision-making.
ACCA Intermediate Certificate
The ACCA Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting, is an ACCA Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification which aims are:
- to develop knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to Maintaining Financial Records and technical proficiency in the use of double-entry accounting techniques including the preparation of basic financial statements.
- to develop knowledge and understanding of how to prepare, process and present basic cost information to support management in planning and decision-making in a variety of business contexts.
Certified Accounting Technician
Johannesburg Polytechnic is an Approved Learning Partner of the ACCA that provides tuition for the Certified Accounting Technician, this is part of the Foundations in Accountancy suite of qualifications.
It consists of 9 modules, 2 from the Introductory Certificate, 2 from Intermediate Certificate, 3 from the Diploma all these available on Demand (Computer Based Examinations) and two options only available on Paper Based Exams.