FET Certificate Municipal Finance and Administration

Course Fee: R10,850.00

The need for well-qualified, efficient, client-orientated public officials has been identified in all three spheres of government.The Institute of Business Management – IBM is an accredited Local Government SETA training provider for the Certificate Municipal Finance and Administration as a South African Qualifications Authority – SAQA approved qualification.

We send your study pack – all included in the course fee!

Who must do this Qualification

This qualification will enable municipal officials to operate effectively and successfully in a demanding environment , working closely with the community whilst fulfilling the needs of the public sector.

Course content

Municipal accounting, administration, budgeting, computing, quantitative calculations, human resource management and legislative framework for the public sector.

  • Legislative and regulatory guidelines governing public sector management and administration
  • Municipal accounting principles and procedures
  • Revenue and cost analysis for municipalities
  • Management and Information systems in a municipal environment
  • Project management and self-management in a municipal environment
  • Administrative principles and procedures in municipal office administration
    The course is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.
    No matric required.

Additional information


Once off full payment, 4 months, 8 months, 12 months


12 Months. You can study at your own pace and complete the course sooner or take a little bit longer, up to 18 months.


Your IBM/LG Seta certificate will be issued once you have submitted all assignments and have been found competent. All fees included in the course, no additional costs for postage.

  • NQF Level 4
  • LGSETA Certification
  • SAQA Qulaification ID: 50372
  • Credits: 180
  • Formative and Summative Assignments

This course is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be in possession of a Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification
    Learning assumed to be in place:
  • Grade 12 (Matric) OR
  • Grade 11 with two years’ work experience
  • Competence in Communication, Mathematical Literacy and Communication Literacy all NQF 3 (Gr11)

Installment Payment Options

We prepare your study pack as soon as the first or full payment is received. Pay the full amount upfront or select a monthly installment option:

4 Months 8 Months 12 Months
R 2 223 p/m R 1 179 p/m R 804 p/m
1st payment: R 2 500 1st payment: R 2 500  1st payment: R 2 500
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