Training contract administration
What are the documents required for me to register my contract on TCMS?
Can I apply for a training contract if my accredited qualification is listed an ‘not complete’?
Why was my training contract application reverted on TCMS?
How do I cancel my training contract?
Why was my contract cancellation request declined?
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
How much RPL do I qualify for?
Will my new training officer grant me the full time spent under my previous training contract as RPL?
Can I query the RPL that the training officer grants me?
Can I use my payslips from my previous training office as proof for the number of months that should be granted as RPL?
If I am rated at Level 4 for the majority of my competencies when changing offices will this guarantee full RPL?
Assessment process and competence
What is an assessment form?
Is there a limit to the number of TSR/PSRs I can submit in two-month cycle?
Is my reviewer/evaluator/assessor’s rating final or can I query it?
For every competency do I need to be rated at 4 using both advanced and basic ratings in order to be signed off?
What happens if I stop submitting my assessment forms before my last ANA?
Once I reach my core hours and required number of months, do I still need to submit assessment forms?
What is the academic progress rule?
If I fail the same academic year twice will my contract automatically get cancelled?
What happens if I do not make academic progress in the discretionary year?
When do I qualify for academic remission?
Can I apply for academic remission using provisional results from my university?
Can I apply for academic recess if I simply feel like taking a break for the year?
Can I apply for academic remission if my degree is shown as ‘not complete’?
Who approves my academic recess?
Where do I apply for academic recess?
Will the academic recess count towards me not making academic progress in a year?
Can I apply for academic recess more than once during my training contract?
Can I suspend my training contract verbally and only record the suspension upon my return from suspension?
If I haven't achieved all my competencies and/or core hours at the end of my contract, will my contract automatically be cancelled?
Why is my training officer refusing to extend my training contract when I do not have sufficient core hours and/or competencies?
Can my training office refuse to cancel my contract?
Can I cancel my contract by staying away from work and refusing to return to work?
Can I cancel my contract on TCMS or can it only be cancelled by my training officer?
What is the cancellation date that needs to be recorded on TCMS for my contract cancellation request?
What happens if I have been found guilty of misconduct and dismissed from my current training office? Will it automatically prevent me from entering into a new training contract elsewhere?
Applications to waive the cancellation penalty
When do I qualify for a penalty waiver?
What happens if I am an academic trainee and I fail the ITC?
Is the PCC run as a once off hearing?
What is punishable conduct?
Is my Training Officer (previous or current) being spiteful by laying a complaint against me to SAICA?
Can I cancel my on hold training contact to avoid going through the PCC process and become an AGA(SA) or CA(SA) at a later stage through the Trainee Equivalence Assessment?
My new training contract has been placed on hold on TCMS, what does this mean?
My new training contract has been placed on hold due to potential punishable conduct from my previous Training Office, what happens next?
Can I expect the PCC process to conclude within a month after I have been referred to the legal team?
Can I can resign to avoid going through a disciplinary hearing at my Training Office? Will there be any future implications for me if I do?
Can I enter into a Mutual Separation Agreement (MSA) with my current Training Officer to avoid going through a disciplinary hearing at my Training Office? Will doing this absolve me from the SAICA disciplinary process?
If the Professional Conduct Committee finds me guilty of misconduct will that be the end of my dream of becoming a CA(SA) or AGA(SA)?
Will my misconduct be made public should I be found guilty by the PCC?
I have been found guilty by the PCC and given an additional penalty, does this mean that the automatic six months penalty falls away?
The PCC found me fit and proper to enter into a training contract, what does this mean?
The PCC found me NOT fit and proper to enter into a training contract and requested that I apply again in a few months' time. What does this mean?
I am feeling overwhelmed with the whole PCC process, who can I contact?
What the SAICA legal department's email address?
Can I start a new training contract while still employed by my current Training Office?