Are ICB Courses Recognised?
Date Published: October 20, 2020
All ICB qualifications are accredited and quality assured.
- ICB qualifications are registered with SAQA, on the South African National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
- Students can’t study with the ICB directly, their courses are offered only through accredited training providers. All ICB training provider colleges are accredited by the ICB, which acts as a QAP (Quality Assurance Partner) for the QCTO.
- The ICB is also authorised to conduct examinations. They’ve been approved by the QCTO (Quality Council for Trades and Occupations) to offer these exams.
ICB Qualifications Registered with the QCTO on the NQF
How the ICB is Recognised by Other Institutions
Students with ICB qualifications can further their education with internationally recognised institutions such as ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) or CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).
ICB students can receive up to 6 exemptions if they choose to study with these internationally recognised institutions.
It is possible to get progress to a diploma or degree with an ICB qualification. Students can get a degree at one of the institutions recognised by the ICB. They can study towards a degree in business, accounting, or marketing.
Here are your options:
- Boston College – Complete a Bachelor of Accounting
- Milpark Education – Your options include a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Human Resources or Marketing, Bachelor of Commerce, and a Bachelor of Commerce With a Major in Tax
- Damelin – Options include a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Business Management, and Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
Most recruiters or employers will recognise ICB qualifications due to the NQF levels. All ICB qualifications are nationally recognised, which means that job hunting will be a little easier.
ICB qualifications also equip students with a wealth of skills and knowledge that will make them workplace ready.
Author: Cherri-Lee Rhode