Short Learning Programmes

Course in Practical Bookkeeping (70904)

Duration: One year

Target group:

All persons who do clerical work and who are involved in the handling of business documents and bookkeeping aspects, but have no (or little) bookkeeping knowledge. The course is ideal for business owners who do not have a bookkeeping and accounting background.

Admission requirements:

Senior certificate, National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Registration periods:

The course commences on 22 February . Registration commences on 1 December. The closing date for registration is 14 February .

Course leader details:

Course leader
Ms Babalwa Ceki, CA(SA)
Office:AJH van der Walt-building (Muckleneuk campus, Pretoria) UNISA
Tel:012 429 4061
Ms Ayanda B Matsane CA(SA)
Office:AJH van der Walt-building (Muckleneuk campus, Pretoria) UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4061

Programme administrator:

Ms Paulinah Matidza
Taxation SLP Administrator
UNISA Centre for Lifelong Learning
Nkoana Simon Radipere Building (Room 1-87)
Unisa Main Campus
Tel: 012 429 4404
Application Link



Content: Study Guide 1 : Introduction to Bookkeeping Study unit 1: The nature and purpose of accounting Study unit 2: The accounting equation Study unit 3: Business documents Cash transactions Study unit 4: Recording of cash transactions Study unit 5: Business documents: Credit transactions Study unit 6: Recording of credit transactions Study unit 7: Accounting records of close corporations Study Guide 2: Applied Bookkeeping Study unit 8: Inventory systems Study unit 9: Bank reconciliation Study unit 10: Trial balance Study unit 11: Final accounts and adjustments Study unit 12: Internal control Study unit 13: Budgets Study unit 14: Budget control Study unit 15: Basic principles of income tax Study unit 16: Pay-as-you-earn system(PAYE) Study unit 17: Value-added tax (VAT) Study unit 18: The compensation fund Study unit 19: The unemployment insurance fund Study unit 20: Payroll Accounting