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Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, South Africa

The ICB National Certificate Small Business Financial Management is an excellent qualification for anyone wanting to get their first office job.  The qualification only has an entrance requirement of Grade 11, so it is ideal if you never completed your matric.  It is also only three subjects, so you can complete the course quickly and be ready to start interviewing for that first office position!

Why ICB National Certificate Small Business Financial Management?

Business management is a field of study that allows you to work in any industry, and is in the long preparing you for a management position.  Remember you will first need to get work experience – you won’t be able to walk into management even if you have a full degree!  But this National Certificate will show employers that you are an excellent prospect, and that you take your career seriously!

This course is ideal if you would like to work in the following types of jobs in the long run:

  • Assistant Financial Manager
  • Any Managerial position
  • Small Business Financial Manager

How will this course be structured?

In order to complete the ICB National Certificate Small Business Financial Management, students must complete all of the following Subjects:

  • Business Literacy
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Entrepreneurship 1

Remember that you will also be given access to online study groups for this course no our sister company Together We Pass.  This is where you can engage with your fellow students and your lectures so that you never alone in your studies!

How will I be assessed?

Remember that the college will give you assignments so that we can see if you are ready for the exam. And you will also receive a Portfolio of Evidence from the ICB.  This needs to be handed in with your final paper when you write the exam.ICB National Certificate Small Business Financial Management

Our internal assessments are compulsory, as it gives the college a good idea of whether you are ready to write the exam, and  whether you need further help from your tutors.

Remember, the more you practice the better you will remember what to do when you are faced with the final exam.  This course is very practical, and all you need to do to pass is to practice, practice, practice.  So once you have finished with the assignments and the PoE remember to do the Mock Exams provided as well.


How long is the course?

If you are studying full time, and not working, you can complete this course in a year.  However, most distance learning students are also working while they study, so they usually take 12 to 18 months to complete this qualification.

What certificate will I get?

You will be awarded  a ICB National Certificate Small Business Financial Management from Fasset, which is a government department.  You will also be awarded a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB directly.

As TWP Academy values education and cares about our students, you will also receive a Completion Certificate from TWP Academy as well.

When can I start?

You can start right now! Call us on 0800 39 00 27 or fill in the form below and a friendly Student Consultant will contact you to ensure this is the right course for you.


Last updated: September 24, 2018

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