***NC: Public Sector Accounting 2024***



English proficiency
Grade 11, NQF 3 or equivalent
No prior accounting knowledge needed

Available as a Learnership


A Public Accounts Administrator is responsible to administer public accounts and help improve public sector financial management by adding value, efficiency and productivity to government departments.


BUSL – Business Literacy

• Business Literacy – The key principles of effective business
• Business Literacy – Spoken communication
• Business Literacy – Written communication
• Business Literacy – Work readiness
• Working with numbers: an introduction
• Working with fractions and decimal places
• Percentages, ratios, proportions and equations
• Business communication – putting it all together
• Business numeracy – putting it all together
• Key principles of effective business communication
• Spoken communication
• Written communication
• Understanding the work environment

BKTB – Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

• An introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting
• Value added tax and source documents
• Recording cash transactions
• Recording credit and sundry transactions
• Inventory systems
• Individual accounts for debtors and creditors
• The bank reconciliation process
• Recording supplier statements

PAAD – Public Accounting Administration

• Introduction to income tax
• Payroll administration
• Employee tax
• Accounting for payroll
• Completing tax returns
• The structure of the South African public sector
• The role of the financial management system in the public sector
• Revenue as a key aspect of public financial management
• Expenditure as a key aspect of public financial management
• The legislative framework governing financial management in the public sector
• Ethics in the South African public sector
• Introduction to supply chain management
• Introduction to cash management

JBCB – Computerised Bookkeeping

• Basic PC concepts
• Working with MS Windows
• Working with the internet, Microsoft Internet Explorer & Outlook
• Working with Microsoft Excel
• Working with Microsoft Word
• Working with Microsoft PowerPoint
• Letsema Furnishers on Microsoft Office
• Letsema Furnishers on Pastel Accounting
• Letsema Furnishers on a manual bookkeeping system

Contact Details
Contact Person:
Academy Training Group - 011 394 1383
Contact Email:
kempton [at] academytraining.co.za
Course Details
Unit Standard:
SAQA ID: 20352
NQF Level:
Level 4
Course Duration:
1 year
Course Delivery Method:

E-learning E-learning

Blended Blended

In Class In Class

Distance Distance

Presented Presented Courses

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

On request




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