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Qualification: Accountant (no legal status)

Accountant (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, organise and manage the work process in the accounts department,
  • ensure the quality and efficiency of work in the working environment, protect business secrets and operate in accordance with the code of ethics in the accounting field,
  • keep abreast of and observe the relevant laws and regulations, especially accounting standards and tax law,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • develop entrepreneurial characteristics, skills and behaviour,
  • cooperate with internal and external users of accounting information,
  • use modern information and communication technologies and software tools,
  • perform budgeting,
  • perform accounting analysis,
  • perform accounting oversight.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating NVQs are entered in a register of providers maintained in the collection of the national information centre for vocational qualifications. These are: vocational schools, businesses, B2B training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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  • A secondary technical or general education qualification.

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is evaluated by a committee. If the candidate has submitted authentic, valid and relevant proof of knowledge, skills and competences from the operational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the  occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.  

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS  

  • Practical verification and oral presentation.
NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • A secondary technical or general education qualification.
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.