General Information on the PE

You need to meet the following requirements for Membership to the Institute:

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  • Academic Requirements:

    A Degree with the following core subject requirements from a SAIPA approved Institution.

    • Financial Accounting 3;
    • Taxation 1;
    • Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & Code of Ethics 1 & 2;
    • Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2; and
    • Management Accounting
       
  • Practical Training:

    All applicants must comply with one of the following requirements:

    • At least 3 years under a supervised SAIPA Learnership
    • At least 6 years of relevant verifiable experience
    • A completed training contract from another SAIPA approved professional body.
       
  • SAIPA Professional Evaluation:

    The SAIPA Professional Evaluation is written at various venues around the country twice a year in March and November.

  • To register for the PE:
    • Complete an application form available on our website: HERE
    • Go to "Forms & Fees"
    • Application forms
    • Full Members & Accounting Technicians application form
    • Complete sections 1.3 , 1.4 , 1.5 and sign the application
    • Submit the following documents:
    • Certified ID
    • Certified Degree
    • Certified Academic Record
    • Certified SAICA Discharge Letter / Proof of Six years relevant verifiable working experience
    • The PE usually takes place on Saturdays during March and October.
    • The exams will take place on:
      14 March
      7 November
    • Closing dates for applications to reach our offices are:
      March PE - 16 January
      November PE - 31 August
    • Exam dates are:
      March PE - 13 March 2010
      November PE - 06 November 2010
    • Registration fee : Refer to "Forms & Fees"