Top 10 Bookkeeping Courses in South Africa |


Course Fees : R3950 to R10500

Planning to learn Bookkeeping in South Africa?


Here is a table of Bookkeeping courses in South Africa along with the duration and cost of the course:


Institute Name


Course Name


Course Fee

Oxbridge Academy


Bookkeeping and Accounting

6 months


IQ Academy

East London


12 months

R11 500

Talent Stream


Bookkeeping Fundamentals

2 days


Pretoria Learning Academy


Bookkeeping Fundamentals

5 days




Basic Bookkeeping

2 days


MilPark Education

Cape town

National Certificate Bookkeeping

1 year

R5 200

Academy of York


Certificate in Bookkeeping

1 year

R38 333

RoseBank College 


Higher Certificate in Bookkeeping




Cape town

Basic Bookkeeping

10 weeks


Skills Academy


Junior Bookkeeper:ICB National Certificate 

16 months




What are the Top Bookkeeping Institutes in South Africa?


1. Oxbridge Academy, Stellenbosch

2. IQ Academy, East London

3. Talent Stream,  Houghton, Gauteng

4. Academy of Pretoria,  Pretoria

5. BOTI, Johannesburg

6. MilPark Education, Cape town

7. Academy of York, Randburg

8. SACOB, Cape town

9. Skills Academy, Pretoria

10. RoseBank College, Braamfontein



What is the cost of Bookkeeping courses in South Africa?


  • The average cost of the course ranges from R3450 - R10615 for the Basic Bookkeeping course
  • Advanced course ranges from R11 500 - R38 333



What is the duration of Bookkeeping in South Africa?


According to the Table above:


  • The average duration of the Basic bookkeeping course is 1-5 days
  • Advanced courses have a duration of 6-16 months


What is the salary of a Bookkeeper in South Africa?


Average Bookkeeper Salary in South Africa R175,854.

45 course(s) offered by 32 institutes in South Africa
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Xero Accounting & Bookkeeping Course

Accounting & Bookkeeping course for Business Owners, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Learners

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This skills course introduces you to bookkeeping and accounting, and equips you with basic knowledge and skills in these subjects.

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Basic Bookkeeping Course

Basic Bookkeeping Course: Introduction Most things in life are based on numbers. It makes logical sense then to get the most out of the numbers you have in your life.

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Bookkeeping Fundamentals

This course covers the basic bookkeeping terms and concepts. This also shows how to deal with basic bookkeeping documents and how to use them in a manual paper based accounting system.

Institute by Pro Accounting and Training
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National Certificate in Bookkeeping (NQF 3)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the learner with the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to become a Bookkeeper.

Institute by Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology [ Claim Listing ]
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Financial Computing / Basic Bookkeeping Pastel Accounting

The aims of the course is to provide people who are not trained financial specialists who are required to, or have an interest in, creating financial accounts in a business environment.

Institute by Cape Peninsula University of Technology [ Claim Listing ]
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Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

Bookkeeping to Trial Balance Course is Offered by Academy of York.

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Pastel Bookkeeping

Pastel Bookkeeping Course is offered by Added Advantage Academy for all skill levels. Think of short courses as both personal and career development. They can give you the opportunity to update your skill set in a shorter period of the time.

Institute by Added Advantage Academy [ Claim Listing ]
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National Certificate (BookkeepingNQF Level 3)

Provide the learner with the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience to become a Bookkeeper. Qualification that can be used as an introduction to the field of Accounting.

Institute by Academy of Training and Development
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ICB Financial Accounting Foundation Level: Subject – Computerised Bookkeeping

It introduces students to the computer, windows, email and internet as well as a study of Microsoft Office as an accounting tool. Being able to keep the books of a business on a computerised accounting software package is essential for any bookkeeper.

Institute by SACOB - South African College of Business [ Claim Listing ]
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