The Finance, Economics and Accounting course is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing a career or further studies in the financial, economic and accounting sector. This course integrates academic knowledge and theory with practical skills and values.
What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?
On completion, students will obtain an NQF Level 4 qualification which will enable them to find employment in the financial, economic and accounting sector, or will allow students admission into Higher Education institutions such as Universities or Universities of Technology for further studies.
What will I be able to do?
The NC(V) Finance, Economics & Accounting Level 4 qualification provides opportunities to access any one of the careers listed below:
•Accounting (Private & Public)
•Basic bookkeeping skills (Manual and computerised)
•Entrepreneurial skills (starting your own business)
•Good communication skills
•Interpretation and understanding of the economy (Domestic and International)
An added advantage is that the students will be trained in Pastel Accounting, which is currently the preferred software application used by companies.
In which industries will I be able to work?
You will be able to work in any industry that requires financial, economic and accounting skills.
What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?
Achieving the necessary entry requirements at academic level will enable you to continue studying towards a qualification related to the fields of Finance, Economics and Accounting at a TVET College or an institution of Higher Education, such as a University or University of Technology.
What will I be studying during this course?
LEVEL 2 – 4 FUNDAMENTAL SUBJECTS (COMPULSORY)
LEVEL 2, 3 AND 4 VOCATIONAL CORE SUBJECTS
What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?
•Level 2 – Grade 9
•Level 3 – Level 2 qualification
•Level 4 – Level 3 qualification
•3 years full-time (1 year per level)
•Enrolment in January
(Part-time – Not available)