This National Certificate in Accounting and Finance (NCAF) curriculum is aimed at producing Accounts Experts who are relevant to the industry and world of work. It is learner-centred and competence-based, emphasises acquisition of skills through practical teaching and execution of projects.
The curriculum is in line with the BTVET Act (2008), the BTVET Strategic Plan of “Skilling Uganda’’ and the Uganda Vision 2040 that advocates for middle income earning. The modules offered in this syllabus have been packaged in a manner that will enable learners to attain particular skills needed to perform tasks at the different levels of their respective stages of study.
The competences that a learner is expected to acquire are clearly spelt out for every module in each semester and year of study. There are core modules of; Book keeping, Business ethics, Cost accounting, Entrepreneurship, Business ethics, Financial Accounting, and Business finance that are aimed at equipping learners with the soft skills, knowledge and techniques for effective management of business assets. Modules of; Communication skills, Computer Applications, Marketing, and Basic Kiswahili are aimed at enhancing the learner’s communication, report writing, and presentation skills.
National Certificate in Accounting and Finance (Examined by UBTEB)
Admission requirements: A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the Uganda National Certificate in Accounting and Finance on meeting any of the following minimum qualifications:
A candidate should have obtained a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credit passes
At least a credit in Uganda Junior Technical Certificate from a recognized institution in any of the fields or any other field as approved by the Selection Committee constituted by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
Duration: 2 years.
By the end of the programme, students will be able to;
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