When do registrations open?

2 November 2020

 

When do registrations close?

26 February 2021

 

Where do I register?

You can register online

Once I am registered, how do I go about changing my details?

If any subsequent changes to your registration needs to be made, you should contact us on info@uctboardcourse.co.za to effect changes.

 

What are the UCT Board Course’s contact details?

You can contact UCT Board Course on

Tel: 065 596 5018 / 073 404 2771

Email: info@uctboardcourse.co.za 

 

By when will I receive my invoice?

If you have indicated that your firm will be paying, then we will send your firm one bulk invoice after the start of the course. We will liaise with your firm directly.

If you have indicated that you will be paying, then we will send you an invoice via email. This will be sent within 72 hours after receipt of your confirmation email.

 

By when must payment be made for the ITC Preparatory Course?

Full payment will be due by 15 January 2021.

 

Who must I send my proof of payment to?

Please email proof of payment to samantha.thompson@uctboardcourse.co.za

 

Must I send my proof of payment?

Yes, it is very important to email your proof of payment to samantha.thompson@uctboardcourse.co.za – this ensures that your payment will be allocated to your account.

 

Should I pay if I am still waiting on my final results after the payment due date?

If you have indicated that you will be paying and you have not received your results by the payment due date, please hold off on payment until you are sure that you have passed.

You are welcome to make payment as soon as you have received your final results. We will grant you access to our online learning website within 24 hours after receiving your proof of payment.

All our content is on our online learning website, so you will not be missing out on anything, if you have to wait to receive your study pack via courier.

When will lectures commence?

Online lectures will commence from 18 January 2021

 

In which cities will lectures be held?

We will not have any physical / face-to-face lectures for this ITC preparatory course. All lectures will be done virtually.

 

Where do I find the lecture schedule / lesson plan?

This will be made available to you when you receive your confirmation email.

 

Are attending the virtual lectures compulsory?

Joining the lectures online are not compulsory; you can review recordings of the lectures online via our online learning website. It is encouraged that you join if you are able to.

 

What if I can’t join lectures?

Lectures in will always be after 5pm and this will also be recorded should you wish to watch it at a later date.

 

If I can’t attend lectures in the city I selected upon registration, can I attend lectures in another city?

This is not applicable, as there won’t be any physical lectures.

 

Who will be lecturing?

All lecturers are full time Academics of the UCT College of Accounting. All who have been involved in, and teaching on the UCT PGDA course for a number of years. They have also been involved in setting questions for SAICA’s ITC exams.

What course material will I receive?

Course material consists of a suggested study day programme, course notes and a bank of tutorial questions.

 

When will I receive the course material?

Course material will be available for collection the week of 18 January 2021 or via courier from 28 January 2021.

 

What if I cannot collect my study material the week of 18 January 2021?

You can send someone to collect on your behalf. Or alternatively, you will need to request for it to be sent to you via courier. This will only take place after 28 January 2021.

 

 

How do I access the online learning website?

You will automatically receive your login details to our online learning website via email on 18 January 2021. You should ensure that you register using a current email address. If any subsequent changes to your registration needs to be made you should contact us on
info@uctboardcourse.co.za to effect changes.

 

By when will I be able to access the online learning website?

Access will be granted from 18 January 2021, provided that your course fees are paid.

 

What will I be able to access on the online learning website?

The online learning website will contain the following:

  • Course notes
  • A bank of tutorial questions
  • Lecture recordings
  • Video resources
  • Academic updates issued by the course lecturers
  • Assessment questions
  • Discussion forum

 

Will I be able to contact lecturers?

Lecturers will be available on email, via a dedicated discussion forum on the online learning website and on their cell phones (you can access these numbers via our online learning website).

 

Are the mock examinations (simulated ITC examinations) compulsory and how do I get a copy of the exam and solution?

These are for your benefit as preparation for the ITC. It is therefore in your best interest to attempt them. The mock examination (simulated ITC) will be loaded to the online learning website in March/April 2021. You will receive an email notification once the examination is available. You are expected to write the examinations on the specified days and self mark them against the solutions provided on the online learning website.

 

Are there venues for the mock exams?

No. These are self-study and self-evaluated examinations and you will thus write the examinations in your own time and mark them yourself. A feedback session video will be available on the online learning website in March/April 2021 on the mock examinations.

Can I cancel my registration?

Yes, you will be able to cancel your registration at any time before the course starts or before you have collected the study material at no cost to you or your firm/bursar.

 

What must I do to cancel my registration?

You must advise us in writing (via email) that you no longer wish to continue with the course.

 

Are there any costs involved if I cancel my registration?

In the case that you did not pass your honours, did not access the platform nor collect study material = 100% refund.

In the case that you did not pass honours, did not collect study material, but logged onto the online learning website = 100% refund.

In the case that you did not pass honours,  but collected study material = 50% refund

Collected study material, logged onto the online learning website, passed honours but could not write ITC exam due to unforeseen circumstances = 50% refund (this will be considered on a case by case basis – please contact us in this regard)

 

What if I am unsuccessful in my PGDA/CTA/HDipAcc in 2020?

You must advise us in writing (via email) that you no longer wish to continue with the course.

The normal cancellation rules will apply.

Where can I find the exam syllabus and support?

Information about the ITC exam syllabus is available from the SAICA website

 

What is the ITC exam date?

The exam will be written on 14 and 15 April 2021.

 

How am I notified of the correct venue to write the exam?

SAICA will post you a letter with all the relevant details well in advance of the exam.

 

What is the cost of the exam?

Information regarding the cost of the ITC exam is available from the SAICA website

 

How do I register for the exam?

Information regarding registration for the ITC exam is available from the SAICA website

 

When do registrations open for the SAICA ITC exam?

Registrations for the ITC exam will open via the SAICA website in January / February 2021.