Cost & Management Accounting


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Course: Short Course

Mode: Distance

Study Period: up to 6 months 

Course Code: ICBCMGT

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[over 10 months]

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Course Overview

The ICB accredited Cost & Management Accounting course is your introduction to accounting for a manufacturing concern. Via distance learning, you will receive accounting training that equips you to execute break-even analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, costing, financial management and business ethics. This programme provides the skills required to be a Cost Accounting Clerk, Managerial Clerk or Financial Manager.

  • Compile and control a budget.
  • Supply costing information for management.
  • Record, analyse and prepare cost information.
  • Contribute to the planning and allocation of resources within the accounting framework.
  • Operate a cash management and credit control system

Study period: up to 6 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide and Workbook, and for those students who require additional assistance in the form of video learning, a FREE USB DRIVE containing Videos and Solutions Playlists.

ICB Assessment and Award

Using the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) programme material, 30% of your final mark is calculated from the activities and evaluations you undertake during your Entrepreneurial distance learning course. Your Portfolio of Evidence (POE) is a folder you will receive once you have registered for your assessment, and it must include all tests and assignments you have completed for each module.

You will be required to do a written exam for each module, which accounts for 70% of your final mark and you will include that in your POE, which must be submitted to an ICB assessor. Assessment Centre are located throughout South Africa, so please visit to find an exam venue closest to you. Upon successful completion of your exam, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence showing the respective unit standards, which you have completed.

Important ICB Exam Information

You will need to register as a Student Member with the ICB, and enrol for the exam before prescribed closing dates with them. Please note ICB registration and assessment fees are not included in your course fees and must be paid directly to ICB. Please go to for current fees.

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course should have completed ICB Financial Statements before starting this course.


This course is accredited by ICB, a SAQA recognized professional body.

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

What our past students said


“I have received good service and constant feedback and it has felt like Academy of York really care about my future. I have not received this level of service from any other training institution”

Sonya Fry


“It has been a challenging study period. Working and studying simultaneously is not easy. The course has equipped me with important skills to manage my life. Thanks to Mary, my student advisor. To other fellow students: persevere and never give up!”

Nobahle Mbilini