Certificate in accounting course outline entry requirements

Certificate in accounting course outline entry requirements and all the related concerning certificate in accounting here. Certificate in accounting is a two-year qualification to provide applied accountancy knowledge and skills that will develop the applied competence of the student in preparation of a career in the accounting and business fields enabling students to perform reporting functions, rendering taxation services. The course will impart general knowledge to enable the trainee to contribute positively to the society and prepare the trainees for further academic pursuit.

  • Course duration: 2 years (non modular)
  • Examination body: KNEC

Certificate in accounting Entry requirements

Certificate in accounting is examined by KNEC and is offered by various approved TVETS, universities and colleges in Kenya. The entry requirements are;

  • The Minimum Entry Requirements for this programme are: KCSE D Plain; Pass in Artisan Level where applicable; Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.
  • Mean grades for specific KCSE subjects are not specified for certificate in accounting course

Universities and colleges offering Certificate in accounting courses

Trainees wishing to enroll for a Certificate in accounting course can easily choose from various institution offering the course. Full institutions are always listed on KUCCPS portal as soon as it is open for application during various intakes, for more on this just visit the KUCCPS portal here

Certificate in accounting course outline

Certificate in accounting is offered in non modules. Examination is always administered at the end of the course. Attachment is always offered. The final exam is administered 2nd year for a candidate to graduate into the field market..

Career opportunities in certificate in accounting

  • Cost accountant.
  • Cost clerk.
  • Cost controller.
  • Finance manager.
  • Financial analyst.
  • Financial controller.
  • Financial investment advisor.
  • Management accountant

The following are a list of units/ subjects studied at certificate in Accounting

  • Economics
  • ICT
  • Life skills
  • Project
  • Company law
  • Commercial law
  • Auditing
  • Cost accounting
  • Business finance
  • Financial accounting
  • Principles and practices of management
  • Quantitative methods
  • Management information system
  • Communication
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Social studies
  • Taxation
  • Managerial accounting



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