Learning Unit 1: Interpret Budgets within a Specific Sector
Learning Unit 2: Evaluate Budget Formats and Approaches to Budgeting
Learning Unit 3: Manage Data for Preparing a Budget
Learning Unit 4: Estimate Budget Using Prescribed Formats
Learning Unit 5: Prepare Motivation for Budgetary Requests
Learning Unit 6: Prepare Budget Based on Approved Amounts
Who should Attend ?
This skills programme is designed for the public sector and is aimed at:
• individuals who are involved, or will be involved, in the budgeting process;
• practitioners in a range of government departments and public sector institutions at national and provincial level;
• decision makers and advisors as well as senior managers and operational managers required to implement budgeting and financial management systems; and
• department and organisation managers.
What are the benefits ?
The benefits of this skills programme include:
• the ability to effectively apply government budgeting procedures and techniques;
• understanding of the detailed government budget cycle;
• exposure to the different National Treasury guidelines for budgeting;
• insight into the different budget formats and costing methodologies applied in government; and
• the ability to apply the SCoA for the classification of budget information.
Four day contact session combined with practical workplace experience.
17 Aug 20-20 Aug 20 23 Nov 20-26 Nov 20 15 Feb 21-18 Feb 21 03 May 21-06 May 21 10 Aug 21-13 Aug 21 22 Nov 21-25 Nov 21
The credit calculation in the relevant unit standard is based on the assumption that learners are competent in:
•communication (NQF level 5).
It is recommended that learners are competent in:
• accountancy (NQF level 4); and
• economics (NQF level 4).