Once you have completed your degree in the following, you will need to obtain practical experience by completing a three-year learnership with a SAIPA-Accredited Training Centre.
- Financial Reporting
- Management Accounting / Financial Management
- Auditing / Internal Auditing 2
- Commercial Law
Practical experience can also be obtained by completing a learnership of any other professional body.
What does a learnership entail?
A SAIPA learnership is a practical training programme whereby an individual is employed at a SAIPA-Accredited Training Centre (ATC) for a period of three years to gain suitable professional accounting experience.
Professional Evaluation Exam
Once you’ve completed your degree and your three-year learnership, you will be required to write and pass the SAIPA Professional Evaluation (PE) Examination, which is written twice a year in May and November.
On successfully passing the PE exam, you will need to complete the SAIPA application form in order to become a member under your category of specialisation.