Become a Member or Associate

How to become a member or associate

About CA(SA)

Becoming a chartered accountant CA(SA) is your gateway to a challenging and exciting career.
What is a Chartered Accountant CA(SA)

About AGA(SA)

AGAs(SA) play key managerial roles within diverse sectors of the economy.
What is an Associate General Accountant AGA(SA)

About AT(SA)

Accounting technicians play a crucial role in the financial management of businesses of all sizes and in all sectors of the economy.
What is an Associate Technician AT(SA)

Where your qualification could lead you

Meet our members

Tshwarelo Legae, CA(SA)

Where music and numbers meet
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Mpho Makoko-Hottie

My journey as a trainee
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Zanele Maduna, CA(SA)

How Thuthuka changed my life
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Learning

Schools and learners

Discover more about the chartered accountancy profession and choose the right career for you.
Schools and learners

Universities, colleges and students

Congratulations on picking accounting as your future career. Let SAICA help you enhance your career.
Universities, colleges and students

Trainees

The SAICA training programme provides you the opportunity to develop your professional competence.
Trainees

SAICA initiatives

The Thuthuka Programme

The Thuthuka Education Upliftment Fund is SAICA’s pioneering initiative to promote transformation in the profession. Its objective is to transform the demographics of the profession to reflect those of the country in terms of race and gender, and provide educational support to African learners and students for the benefit of the profession, while simultaneously helping to uplift communities.
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The Hope Factory

The Hope Factory’s socioeconomic and skills development programmes and projects establishes business fundamentals, that aims to create local economic development impact in targeted townships and rural areas that increases economic activity at a community level.
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Learn about CA2025

CA2025 sets out the competencies an entry level CA(SA) should demonstrate at the end of the pre-qualification process (that is, after the completion of the academic programme, training programme, professional programme and the two professional assessments) it is aimed at assisting prospective CAs(SA) prepare for their roles as these evolve.
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Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, world leaders gathered at the United Nations to adopt an ambitious framework of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 associated targets to address the full range of social and economic-development issues facing people around the world.
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Latest from SAICA

30 Jun 2022
Press release

CA(SA) appointed to global body to advise on the application of the accounting standard for SMEs

29 June 2022 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) congratulates Blaise Colyvas CA(SA), for his appointment to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Small Medium Enterprise Implementation Group (SMEIG) with effect from 1 July 2022.

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28 Jun 2022
Press release

Free State matrics use school holidays to knuckle down for success

Bloemfontein, 28 June 2022 – This school holiday, 200 grade 12 learners will attend the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) Free State Development Camp to harness their academic potential and produce the quality pass rates needed to study degrees leading towards South Africa’s much needed professions of high demand.

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28 Jun 2022
Press release

73-year-old accountant to take on the Amazon river to fight climate change

At 73 years of age, an accounting professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, Kurt Sartorius, will set out on an expedition that nearly broke him 50 years ago to raise awareness on climate change.

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