Public Finance Administration Course

Public Administration Courses

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  • Duration: 4 – 6 Months
  • NQF Level 4
  • FASSET Certification
  • SAQA Unit Standard ID: 117156; 114735; 15234; 123457; 123458; 114738
  • Credits: 46
  • Formative and Summative Assignments

Only the Institute of Business Management of Southern Africa – IBM is accredited to offer the Public Finance Administration Course by distance education.

Designed for public officials at NGO’s, business, industry, banking, government and local government administration, provinces and municipalities. It is a high-in-demand skills course that addresses the dire need for qualified persons with a sound knowledge of financial administration in the Local Government environment.

Who must do this Qualification

Ideal for those in full time employment in government aspiring to more senior positions, promotion and better income but cannot attend full time study.

Entry Requirements:

  • It is assumed that you are competent in
    • Communication at NQF Level 3, or equivalent.
    • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3, or equivalent.
    • Computer literacy at NQF Level 3, or equivalent.

Course content:

The course content includes:

  • How to interpret financial statements
  • VAT Administration
  • Supply Chain Management in the Public Sector
  • Revenue and Cost analysis for local government
  • Accounting and budgeting for local government
  • Financial planning and control functions


Your IBM / FASSET Certificate will indicate credits earned and outcomes covered. Credits can be used towards appropriate further study at any accredited training institution in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho.

Installment Payment Options

Study material can be downloaded immediately once the Registration Fee has been paid as the first installment payment. On the Enrolment Form a payment option can be selected as from below. Installment payment is open to all and no credit checks will be done. Installment payment facilities will only be granted for collection by bank debit order.

3 Months 4 Months 6 Months
R1 898 p/m R1 475 /m R1 006 p/m
Reg Fee R1 500 Reg Fee R1 500 Reg Fee R1 500
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