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Associate General Accountant AGA(SA)
How to become an Associate General Accountant AGA(SA)

How to become an Associate General Accountant AGA(SA)

Becoming an Associate General Accountant (AGA(SA)) is your pathway to a challenging and exciting career.

Is your desire and interest to possess a premium mid-tier designation that sets you apart as a member of a highly influential and respected professional accounting body that caters to members who all contribute to and in strategic roles in their respective organisations in business, government and the communities they serve?

The AGA(SA) is a designation held by professionals with multi-disciplinary education, training and experience who are not afraid of challenges or change, and who thrive on the cut and thrust of business. SAICA is a service-driven not-for-profit organisation that has positioned itself as a leading accountancy body in South Africa, and has established itself as one of the leading professional accounting bodies in the world.

Standard qualification route

If you hold a SAICA *accredited degree (AGA or CA) and have been discharged from a SAICA training contract, you are eligible to register with SAICA as an AGA(SA). You may visit our Member Portal to submit an application to become an AGA(SA).

Minimum supporting documentation required (i.e. you should have these documents ready when submitting an application) to for us to successfully review an application:

*Accredited degree – please click here for SAICA accredited programmes.

Exemption route

SAICA has provided an alternative route to individuals to register as an AGAs(SA) through recognition of prior learning (work place gained experience).

Please see the Recognition Prior Learning route (exemption from a SAICA training contract route).