SAICA offers three reputable professional accounting and business designations from a foundational to a strategic level of accounting and business competence –

Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].






ArticlesEditor's ChoiceFeatures

Cloud accounting software market growing significantly

Cloud adoption and the business growth it enables will be critical for growth in a global post-COVID-19, recovery. According to Verified Market Reports, the global cloud accounting software market is forecast to grow at a significant rate, growing at 8,5% in the forecast period 2019−2025. While the forecast was made in 2019, the market, global…

Read more
ArticlesFocusLatest News

Creating an ethical training environment

Training offices play a critical role in developing future SAICA members and associates. For a long time, the emphasis of the training programme has been on providing an opportunity for trainees to practise and demonstrate technical competence while developing as professionals. The amended training programme competencies in 2016 started to place more emphasis on professional…

Read more
ArticlesFocusLatest News

Towards better ethical decision-making

Ethical decision-making rooted in the fundamental principles, supported by the decision-making framework known as the conceptual framework, and informed by efforts to address the five sources of bias produces a better result, insulates the decision-maker from questionable conduct, and is superior to an ‘I know best’ approach. There is a school of thought commonly held…

Read more

SAICA’s internal values and ethics

SAICA’s principal purpose is the enhancement of the relevance, values, competence and influence of its members in South Africa and abroad, and to contribute to economic and social development in South Africa as documented in its constitution. To achieve its purpose, SAICA has adopted as one of its fundamental and enduring long-term ancillary objects for…

Read more