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Congratulations on picking accounting as your future career

On behalf of the accounting profession, congratulations on choosing accounting as your future career.

Accounting is an exciting career that will equip you with skills that you can use in so many areas of business from corporate to entrepreneurship and everything in between.

And the good news is, as an aspiring accountant SAICA is the professional home for:

(i) Chartered Accountants (CA(SA)),

(ii) Associate General Accountants (AGA(SA)) and

(iii) Accounting Technicians (AT(SA))

Why should you care?

Because once you’ve qualified being a SAICA member or associate enhances your employability, career mobility and provides you with world-leading lifelong learning and development opportunities.

That’s right … Being a SAICA member or associate is a badge of professional competence that assures employers of your expertise and overall professional conduct.

Sounds great doesn’t it?

And it is!

In return for these great benefits, SAICA, as the professional home for these three designations, expects only the highest level of professionalism, discipline and performance from its members and associates.

But don’t worry too much about this because we’re here to help you with that throughout your career. As a member or associate, SAICA will provide you with continuous professional development, networking opportunities and so much more.

Now that you know why being part of SAICA is a good idea, let us tell you about the opportunity that lies ahead of you.


How to become a CA(SA)
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How to become an Associate General Accountant AGA(SA)
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How to become an Accounting Technician (SA)
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