For a closer look at each of these programmes, click here to download the ICB Programme Overview.
Who is the ICB?
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) is an examining body and a Quality Assurance Partner (QAP) of the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO).
The ICB has been around since 1931. Its role is to improve and maintain the quality, credibility and reputation of bookkeeping, accounting, office administration and financial management training and qualifications in Southern Africa.
Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.
Status: Accredited course
Provided by: QCTO & ICB
Exams can be written in February, May, July, September and November each year at designated ICB examination venues or online. You have the option to book either an online examination or paper-based examination for each subject. The paper-based examinations are written at the nearest ICB exam venue and the former is written online from home.
Follow the link to view the ICB Examination Timetable
(Please note that the ICB Exam Fees are not included in the course fee)
- ICB Annual Registration Fee: R 470
- Exam Fee per subject: R 850
30% of your final mark comes from your coursework
70% of your final mark comes from the final exam
You need at least 50% in the final exam to pass
You need at least 60% overall to pass
The course fee includes PRO Version Textbooks and delivery, with added Study Plans, Mock Assessment questions and answers (Written and Video), Concept Videos and Trial Exam papers to help you prepare for your exam.
You will also be assigned a learner assistant that will guide and support through the entire study process.
Portfolio of evidence
Consists of 3 assignments and 2 tests per subject. PoE with completed assignments, tests and all other relevant documents must be handed in when you write your exam.