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Triversita Short Course: Financial Statements

Course overview

This course equips the students with the knowledge and skills to perform financial year-end functions and draft and interpret financial statements. Although this course includes a technical component applicable to financial accountants, interpretation of financial statements is a critical skill for entrepreneurs, business owners and general managers.

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What you will learn

  • Recording business financial transactions
  • Depreciable assets
  • Finalisation and interpretation of accounts
  • Financial statements of the sole proprietorship
  • Partnerships
  • Internal reporting for corporate entities
  • An Introduction to IFRS for SMMEs
  • Statement of cash flows

What you will be able to do

  • Depreciate asset disposals
  • Perform year-end adjustments
  • Prepare and analyse financial statements
  • Prepare cash flow statements

How tuition will be delivered

This is a distance learning course.

How long you will study

This course can be completed in 3 months. You have 12 months to complete the course.

To enter the course you need

  • Accounting at Grade 12 (with accounting as subject), or
  • Triversita Short Course: Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

What materials you will receive

The course fees include all study materials and postage expenses. Study materials include a textbook, study and solutions guide and a free USB drive containing videos and solutions playlists.

How much it will cost

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How you will be assessed

This course is assessed by Triversita and involves one written assignment.


This is a Triversita Provider Programme (*)

* Provider programmes are those skills courses offered by Triversita to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of students in specific subject areas for continuous professional development and to improve performance in the workplace. These courses are non-credit bearing and not-registered in the National Qualifications Framework. Our provider programmes include both short courses and certificates.

What certificate you will receive

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Triversita Short Course Certificate.