School of Commerce
Higher Certificate in Business Accounts Administration
Qualification / Course Information
The STADIO Higher Certificate in Business Accounts Administration is an entry level higher education qualification with a vocational industry-oriented focus. It aims to equip students with basic introductory knowledge combined with cognitive and practical skills to pursue further studies in this field. It emphasises focused principles and concepts together with specific procedures and techniques pertaining to business accounting administration. Since this is a career-orientated programme, a balance is maintained between theory and the ability to apply knowledge. Complementary to this, the programme offers opportunities for learning through exposure to the financial operations of a business or organisation.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:
On successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Business Accounts Administration (NQF 5), the student may articulate to degree or diploma, such as the STADIO Bachelor of Commerce in Project Management.
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C4SS - CENTRE FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
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SAS - STUDENT ADMINISTRATION & SUPPORT
Student Administration & Support is the first port of call for all student queries and requests, they can channel your requests to the right individuals.
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATION ARE:
a Senior Certificate (SC); OR
a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in three modules, including a Home Language and a minimum of 30% in three other modules; OR
a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V)),
- a minimum of 40% in English Home Language and 30% for First Additional Language
STADIO is committed to achieving inclusion and to overcome barriers to access and success in higher education. Applicants who do not meet the stated admission criteria, but who have relevant work experience and/or prior learning may apply for admission under the policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STADIO admits a maximum of 10% per cohort via RPL. The implementation of RPL is context-specific, in terms of discipline, programme and level. Further information may be obtained from your Student Recruitment Advisor.
End User Computing
Introduction to Accounting Practice
Introduction to Administrative Management
Introduction to Business Communication
Introduction to Business Management
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification:
Debtors / Creditors Clerk
Junior Accounting Assistant