NQF Level 3: Accounting Qualification (AQ)

NQF Level 3: Certificate in Accounting Technician

Entry Requirements
You must have a good level of literacy and numeracy and must be able to complete assessments in English.

The programme covers :

  • Basic Accounting I
  • Basic Accounting II
  • Basic Costing
  • Computerised Accounting
  • Work Effectively in Accounting and Finance

Summary of what is covered in Level 3 Accounting Technician

Module 1: Basic Accounting I

In this module learners are expected to understand how to enter sales and purchases invoices as well as credit notes into the appropriate books of prime entry, also to post transactions to the relevant ledger accounts.

Module 2: Basic Accounting II

In this module learners are expected to know and prepare sales, purchase ledger, cash book and tax control accounts. A learner will be able to use a journal to correct errors , create and clear suspense account using a journal.

Module 3: Work Effectively In Accounting & Finance

In this module a learner is expected to demonstrate a range of effective communication skills, develop skills and knowledge to meet personal and organisational needs.

 Module 4: Basic Costing

In this module a learner should demonstrate an understanding of various business costs and be able to extract information from accounting system for the purposes of recognizing direct and indirect costs.

Module 5: Computerised Accounting

In this module a learner is expected to use tools and techniques to process business transactions and produce accounting reports.


PZ Finance Institute (Pty) Ltd is 90% black female owned with 10% youth owned entity.
We offer the Accounting Technician course (accredited by Accounting Technicians South Africa – AT (SA) , an affiliate of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants – SAICA) at our Durban Campus. Applications are now open for Level 3.
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