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 institutes in South Africa
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Oxbridge Academy Logo


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

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Cape Peninsula University of Technology Logo

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.

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SACOB - South African College of Business Logo

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.

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Contemporary Training Logo

Bookkeeping Course

Bookkeeping course is offered by Contemporary Training. Bookkeeping course has been designed to teach students how businesses prepare finacial statements. It covers the recording of transactions through to the final product.

Cheapest by Contemporary Training

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Practical Bookkeeping (70904)

Practical Bookkeeping course is offered by Unisa - The University of South Africa. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources that inspire learners to create meaningful futures on their own terms.

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INTEC College Logo

Diploma: Bookkeeping

In this programme you will enhance your skills in and knowledge of bookkeeping methods, accounting,commercial law, economics and finances.

Cheapest by INTEC College

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ICB: Bookkeeping

PE College Occupational Programmes offer a fast-track education that can quickly prepare you for employment in numerous occupational fields. Most of the programmes offered confer Certificates.

Cheapest by Port Elizabeth TVET College [ Claim Listing ]
Pretoria Learning Academy Logo

Booking Fundamental Course

This training course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a bookkeeper to trail balance function. This comprehensive training programme covers the basic bookkeeping terms and concepts.

Cheapest by Pretoria Learning Academy

False Bay College Logo

ICB Senior Bookkeepers Level 4

Monthly bookkeeping; asset disposal; year-end adjustments; International Financial Reporting Standards for SMMEs; branch accounts; incomplete records; analysis of financial statements; understand cash flow; basic cost and management accounts; prepare manufacturing accounts; costing and budgeting.

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Best Practices for Managing Accounts Payable

This course will discuss how to handle invoices, process checks, prevent errors, conduct annual audits, and use technology in the department. You will also learn the best practices to adopt in your AP department and how to develop your department into an effective business partner.

by Jamela Resources Consulting
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