Damelin Accounting



Damelin Accounting

Damelin Accounting,



Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting – BCOM

Full Time and Part Time SAQA ID: 58004 I NQF Level: 7 I Credits: 360 I Course Type: National Qualification



 Analytical minds that enjoy working with figures will multiply their chances for success with the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.

Why this course is perfect for you?

Do you have a good head for numbers? Can you balance a cheque book and handle multiple financial transactions without making any errors? If so, invest in your career by adding the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting to your skills set.
Professionals in the field of Accounting fulfil a variety of different roles, and are some of the main players in a company because they monitor and record the flow of money through the business. Using numbers and financial statements, an accounting professional manages a company’s, or an individual’s financial health by using their skills in maths, accounting, law and finance. One of your main responsibilities will be to verify the accuracy of all money transactions, and ensure that they are legal. Other tasks of a ‘bean counter’ include analysing profits and losses, providing financial reports to investors and owners on how their business is doing over a period of time, maintaining payroll, reviewing budgets, paying suppliers and resolving monetary discrepancies.
From Auditors and Accountants to Tax Managers and Treasurers, there is a high-demand for skilled experts in this rewarding field. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting will provide you with a solid grounding in the academic theories of commerce, with a significant practical component based on assignments and case studies. Increase your ratio for success by entering the field of Accounting.



Why study at Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave the Damelin home with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to degree studies.
  • Grade 12 Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy is a requirement.
  • If applicants have not done Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy and Accounting to Grade 12 level, they will be required to attend tutorials in addition to lectures for Accounting and Maths Literacy.
  • The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 30% in the language of learning and teaching of the higher education institution (English), coupled with an achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or even better, four subjects chosen from the designated subject list.
  • Students who achieve 25 points or more may be admitted to the degree programme with no restrictions.
  • Applicants 23 years and older, with four Grade 12 subjects, and with at least 3 passes in one sitting, with a minimum 3 E’s (SG) and one E (HG) symbols, may apply for a conditional exemption. At least five years post-Secondary School experience in the field in which the student wish to study.
  • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption.
  • Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme

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Time you will spend on the course

The programme duration is 3 years on a full-time basis, or 4 years on a part-time basis. Tuition is face to face and is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part-time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.
YEAR 1:  SEMESTER MODULES
*Indicates subjects that need to be completed in the sequence stipulated.

Semester 1
Financial Accounting 1A*
Business Management 1A *
Economics 1A*
End-user Computing**
Business Communication
Semester 2
Financial Accounting 1B*
Business Management 1B *
Economics 1B*
Business Law

** You have an opportunity to complete the EUC entrance exam. If you pass, you will be awarded credits and will not be required to attend classes for this module.​
YEAR 2:  SEMESTER MODULES

Semester 1
Auditing 2A*
Financial Accounting 2A*
Taxation 2A*
Quantitative Techniques
Corporate Law
Semester 2
Auditing 2B*
Financial Accounting 2B*
Taxation 2B*
Cost and Management Accounting
Computerised Accounting

YEAR 3:  SEMESTER MODULES

Semester 1
Auditing 3A*
Financial Accounting 3A*
Taxation 3A*
Financial Management
Corporate Governance Practice
Semester 2
Auditing 3B*
Financial Accounting 3B*
Taxation 3B*
Managerial Accounting

 
 

Diploma in Financial Accounting

Full-Time and Part-Time I SAQA ID: 66992 I NQF Level: 6 I Credits: 360 I Course Type: National Qualification

Enhance your critical and analytical thinking and be part of a high-demand industry with a Diploma in Financial Accounting

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you a ‘numbers’ person? Do you find yourself using logic more than anything else when making decisions? Then the Diploma in Financial Accounting could be the right fit for your passions, goals and aptitudes.
Careers in the financial sector are flourishing due to the steady demand of its services. Today’s financial accountants are key personnel of management teams in non-profit, public, government, and private organisations. An accounting professional is able to record, classify, summarise, interpret and communicate the financial information about a business. With this diploma you will learn to apply all these accounting skills to a range of different managerial, business and problem-solving situations. Explore related subjects like Project Management, Taxation and Business Communication, but the main focus of this programme is on Financial Accounting.
After you’ve earned your diploma, you can begin to climb the corporate ladder into senior management positions. It’s an exciting career choice. You are limited only by your own desire to rise.

Why study at Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave the Damelin home with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the Diploma in Financial Accounting is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • An achievement rating of 3 (40% – 49%) in 4 recognised 20 credit bearing subjects
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • English at grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent
    • Age Exemption (23 years or older)
    • At least five years post-Secondary School experience in the field in which the student wish to study and
    • Proof of English language proficiency and
    • National Senior Certificate or equivalent
  • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption
  • Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme

Time you will spend on the course

The programme duration is 3 years on a full-time basis, or 4 years on a part-time basis. Tuition is face to face and is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part-time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.
YEAR 1:  SEMESTER MODULES
*Indicates subjects that need to be completed in the sequence stipulated.

Semester 1
Financial Accounting 1A*
Principles of Micro-economics*
End-user Computing **
Business Communication
Semester 2
Financial Accounting 1B*
Principles of Macroeconomics*
Commercial Law
Business Mathematics

** You have an opportunity to complete the EUC entrance exam. If you pass, you will be awarded credits and will not be required to attend classes for this module.​
YEAR 2:  SEMESTER MODULES

Semester 1
Financial Accounting 2*
Principles of Project Management
Principles of Taxation
Management Principles and Practices
Semester 2
Cost and Management Accounting
Internal Auditing
Corporate Law

YEAR 3:  SEMESTER MODULES

Semester 1
Financial Accounting 3*
Quantitative Techniques
Accounting Software
Semester 2
Corporate Governance Practice
Financial Management
Work Integrated Learning**

 
 

Certificate: Accounting

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 80189 I NQF Level: 5 I Credits: 120 I Course Type: Certificate

Energetic problem solvers who are nifty with numbers can add to their success with a Certificate in Accounting

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you a number cruncher? Would you describe yourself as a ‘concrete’ thinker rather than an ‘abstract’ thinker? If so, then a Certificate in Accounting is for you.
From tax departments to manufacturing companies, retail to corporate organisations, as well as consulting companies, accountants are always in demand. Accountants are vital to the functioning of all businesses as they provide trustworthy information regarding financial records. This includes taxation, auditing, corporate finance, business recovery, forensic accounting and insolvency, or accounting systems and processes. A profession in accounting is therefore valued highly by key individuals in business who recognise the critical need for qualified and well trained accounting professionals.
With a Certificate in Accounting you will be able to draft financial statements, manage budgets and evaluate financial performance, providing you with a solid foundation in accounting studies, covering a broad scope of principles and practices.
This certificate is a perfect progression if you have already completed Levels 3 and 4 or if you are at a more advanced stage in your career and want a qualification to give you the confidence and proof that you have the skills to do the job.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the Certificate in Accounting is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Be competent in the English language, literacy, communication and mathematical literacy at NQF Level 4. Undertake an initial assessment with the training provider
  • The qualification is open access and the training provider will undertake an initial assessment to determine at which stage of the qualification the learner should start. This involves examining their previous learning and current skills in accounting.

Time you will spend on the course

This is a one-year course, in which you will attend full-time classes during the week. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your certificate.
Financial Statements
A. Principles of drafting financial statements (knowledge)



  • Understand the regularity frame that underpins financial reporting.
  • Understand the key features of a published set of accounts.
  • Understand the basic principles of consolidation.
  • Appreciate the analysis and interpretation of financial statements.

B. Drafting financial statements (skills)

  • Draft statutory financial statements for a limited company
  • Draft simple consolidated financial statements
  • Interpret financial statements using ratio analysis

Budgeting
A. Principles of budgeting (knowledge)

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the internal and external business factors in budgets
  • Understand why budgets are used
  • Understand the skills needed in budget preparation

B. Drafting budgets (skills)

  • Prepare forecasts and budgets
  • Understand the impact that changes in the economic environment will have one on the budget
  • Use budgetary control to ensure organizational targets are met

Financial Performance
A. Principles of managing financial performance (knowledge)

  • Demonstrate an accurate understanding of the internal and external factors that affect organisations.
  • Be aware of the cost accounting techniques needed in monitoring financial performance.
  • Understand the techniques necessary for measuring performance and managing costs.

B. Measuring financial performance (skill)

  • Collate information from various sources and prepare routine cost reports.
  • Make suggestions for improving financial performance by monitoring and analysing information.
  • Prepare performance reports for management

Internal Control and Accounting System
A. Principles of internal control (knowledge)

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of accounting within the organisation.
  • Understand the importance and use of internal control systems
  • Be able to identify and use the appropriate accounting system to meet specific organisational requirements.

B. Evaluating accounting systems (skills)

  • Evaluate the accounting system and identify areas for improvement.
  • Make recommendations to improve the accounting system.

Credit Management and Control
A. Principles of Credit Management (knowledge)

  • Understand how legislation impacts upon credit control.
  • Understand how to prepare and use information from a variety of sources to manage the organisation’s granting of credit.
  • Be aware of a range of techniques and methods of credit control that may be used within an organisation.

B. Control of debt and credit (skills)

  • Grant credit to customers within organisational guidelines.
  • Manage the supply of credit.

Personal Tax
A. Principles of personal tax (knowledge)

  • Demonstrate and understanding of legislation and procedures relating to personal tax
  • Understand the current taxation principles of income from employment
  • Understand the current principles of savings, non-savings and dividend income for an individual
  • Understand the current taxation principles of property income for an individual
  • Understand the current principles of basic capital gains taxation for an individual

B. Calculating personal tax (skills)

  • Calculate income from all sources accurately
  • Calculate accurately the tax payable on income
  • Account for capital gains tax correctly
  • Prepare accurate computations and complete relevant parts of self-assessment tax returns correctly

Business Tax
A. Principles of Business Tax (knowledge)

  • Understand the impact of legislation and legislative changes.
  • Understand tax law and its implications for unincorporated businesses.
  • Understand tax law and its implications for incorporated businesses.
  • Understand how to treat capital assets.

B. Calculating Business Tax (skills)

  • Prepare the relevant pages of a tax return for an unincorporated business and accurately produce the computations to support this.
  • Correctly complete corporation tax returns with all supporting computations for incorporated businesses.

External Auditing
A. Principles of external auditing

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and professional standards required for an external auditor
  • Understand the organisations external auditing procedure
  • Understand a range of auditing techniques and know which to use when planning audits on different aspects of the systems
  • Understand a range of audit documentation and recognise the appropriateness

B. Auditing Financial statements (skills)

  • Be able to help plan an audit accurately identifying areas to be verified and any associated risks
  • Undertake an audit under supervision
  • Prepare draft reports for approval

 
 

Diploma: Accounting (Level 6)

Course fee

Price: R25,200.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction

The purpose of the qualification is to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a competent accountant.

Course Contents

  • Principles of Business Law
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Internal Auditing 1
  • Internal Auditing 2
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Taxation
  • Concepts of Management Computing

Career Fields/Further Studies

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills that they require in the fields of accounting and management. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin Correspondence College branch for the prospectus containing information with regard to further studies.

Accreditation

Qualification: DipAcc (DCC) NQF 6
SAQA ID: 21056
NQF Level 6
Credits: 240

Programme Type

The Diploma: Accountancy is an accredited programme.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 24 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 4 year’s verifiable and relevant working experience.

Student Assessment

Assessment is the process of gathering information using various methods to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process in a systematic way. When you submit your assessments, a qualified subject matter expert evaluates your performance against the teaching and learning segments.
In order to accommodate your needs as a distance learner, we have included the teaching element in your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS. In addition to this, you have access to a tutor, who is available through our DAT query support system, as you work through your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma: Accounting.

 

Higher Certificate: Accounting (Level 5)

Course fee

Price: R19,300.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction

The purpose of the qualification is to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become competent in the language and introductory theory of accountancy, information analysis, audit framework and management.

Course Contents

  • Communication
  • Principles of Business Law
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Management 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Internal Auditing 1

Accreditation

Qualification: HighCertAcc (DCC) NQF 5
SAQA ID: 21075
NQF Level 5
Credits: 160

Programme Type

The Higher Certificate: Accountancy is an accredited programme.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 18 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent, or 2 year’s verifiable and relevant working experience.

Student Assessment

Assessment is the process of gathering information using various methods to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process in a systematic way. When you submit your assessments, a qualified subject matter expert evaluates your performance against the teaching and learning segments.
In order to accommodate your needs as a distance learner, we have included the teaching element in your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS. In addition to this, you have access to a tutor, who is available through our DAT query support system, as you work through your LEARNING MATERIAL AND TEXTBOOKS.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Higher Certificate: Accounting.

 
 

Diploma: Commerce: Financial Accounting (Level 6)

Course fee

Price: R25,200.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction

This programme provides you with the knowledge to identify a career path within the financial sector. In addition, you will also be exposed to management, business communication, company law, and cost and management accounting.

Course Contents

  • Communication
  • Management 1
  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Internal Auditing 1
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Management 2
  • Internal Auditing 2
  • Concepts of Management Computing
  • Principles of Business Law
  • Corporate Law

Career Fields/Further Studies

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills that they require in the field in finances. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin Correspondence College branch for the prospectus containing information with regard to further studies.

Accreditation

Qualification: DipCommFinAcc (DCC) NQF 6
SAQA ID: 21061
NQF Level 6
Credits: 240

Programme Type

The Diploma: Commerce: Financial Accounting is an accredited programme.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 24 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent, or 4 year’s verifiable and relevant working experience.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Diploma: Commerce: Financial Accounting.

 
 

Higher Certificate: Commerce: Financial Accounting

Course fee

Price: R19,300.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction

This programme provides you with the knowledge to demonstrate understanding of the principles of financial accounting. In addition, the programme supports skills and competencies including those in the fields of business communication, internal auditing, business law and management.

Course Contents

  • Communication
  • Management 1
  • Economics
  • Principles of Business Law
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Internal Auditing 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1

Career Fields/Further Studies

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills that they require in the field in finances. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin Correspondence College branch for the prospectus containing information with regard to further studies.

Accreditation

Qualification: HighCertCommFinAcc (DCC) NQF 5
SAQA ID: 21078
NQF Level 5
Credits: 160

Programme Type

The Higher Certificate: Commerce: Financial Accounting is an accredited programme.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 18 months.

Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 2 year’s verifiable and relevant working experience.

Student Assessment



Assessment is the process of gathering information using various methods to gauge the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process in a systematic way. When you submit your assessments, a qualified subject matter expert evaluates your performance against the teaching and learning segments.
In order to accommodate your needs as a distance learner, we have included the teaching element in your learning material. In addition to this, you have access to a tutor, who is available through our DAT query support system, as you work through your learning material.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Higher Certificate: Commerce: Financial Accounting.