FAQ

What is IT Project Management?

IT project management includes overseeing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing and virtualization rollouts, business analytics and data management projects and implementing IT services. A project management course can help you advance in this field, but if you really want to excel then you should couple it with an IT Management course. Look at our list of IT management courses below:

  • Skills Academy Proficiency Certificate in Information Technology Management
  • Skills Academy Skills Certificate in Information Technology Management

What is Construction Project Management?

Construction project management involves the planning, coordination, and control over the various tasks involved in construction projects. This could include different types of construction projects, like agricultural, residential, commercial, institutional, industrial, heavy civil, and environmental. Construction is a very specific field so you will need to know about building codes, plans, and specs, however, the basic of project management are the same as in any other field so you can start off by studying a simple project management course.

I want a list of Short courses.

We have got you covered. Here is a list of short courses that Skills Academy has available: Short Courses

Can I do business management short courses?

Yes, you can! You can find business management short courses here: Short Courses or if you are looking for a course that is more comprehensive visit our business management page here: Business Management

I am interested in computer studies. Where should I start?

If you have very little computer knowledge you can start with the basics and build your way up to an advanced qualification. We offer basic qualification ranging from PC rep[ait and Microsoft courses all the way up to the more advanced fundamentals courses. Try one of these courses to get your started:

  • Skills Academy Skills Certificate In PC Repair
  • Skills Academy Advanced Certificate In Microsoft Office 2010
  • MTA Database Fundamentals
  • MTA – Software Development Fundamentals Certification
  • MTA HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals Certification
  • MTA Security Fundamentals Certification

What computer courses can I study?

Skills Academy offers a selection of internationally recognised computer qualifications from CompTIA. You can study courses that range from cloud computing to networking to database management to security. To find out more about our great selection of computer courses go here: Computer Courses

What computer short courses can I do?

There are some computer short courses available have a look at our short course list here: Short Courses or if you are looking for a course that is more comprehensive visit our computer courses page here: Computer Courses

What events management short courses can I do?

Skills Academy offers a range of events management courses. You can study a wedding planner, event coordinator or event management course. Find out more info about these courses here: Event Management Courses or if you are more interested in the tourism sector you can study one of our travel and tourism courses here: Tourism Courses

Can I do accounting short courses?

Accounting is a very specialised field that requires you to get a full qualification if you want to work as an accountant. But if you want to start a career in accounting but you are not ready to commit to a full course ye then a really good way to start is to do one of Skills Academy’s ICB modules as a short course. You Can study each ICB module as a short course and then you can build up to a full qualification. Have a look at our ICB courses page to see which one is right for you here: ICB Courses.

If you want to pursue a career in accounting try starting with one of these modules:
  • Bookkeeping
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Business Literacy
  • Computerised Bookkeeping
  • Economics
  • Financial Statements

What secretarial short courses can I do?

Skills Academy offers some secretarial short courses available have a look at our short course list here: Short Courses or if you are looking for a course that is more comprehensive visit our secretarial courses page here: Secretarial Courses

Who are the ICB – Institute of Certified Bookkeepers?

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers South Africa is a professional body that is responsible for improving the standards of bookkeeping and accounting qualifications throughout the country. THE ICB’s objectives are to promote bookkeeping as a profession, increase recognition for bookkeeping as an integral part of the financial profession, promote education and learning, enable the achievement of a recognised bookkeeping qualification and to provide a trusted benchmark for the profession> You can find more about the ICB here: The ICB

What ICB Courses can I study?

You can study a range of ICB accredited courses. To find out more about our offers click here: ICB Courses.

What is the role of the ICBA in relation to the ICB?

Who is the ICBA? The ICBA is the Institute of Bookkeepers and Accountants and focuses on professional membership. The ICBA is the professional body of which you can become a member if you are successful in your studies and they represent a way to get professional recognition for your studies and your work experience. Need to know more about how the ICB and the ICBA fot together? Have a look at our ICBA page here: ICBA

What ICB Bookkeeping courses can I study?

Bookkeeping refers to the process of recording the daily financial activities of a business, as well as updating and safe-guarding such records for accounting purposes. Skills Academy has several ICB accredited bookkeeping courses that you can study. Check out our ICB bookkeeping courses here: Bookkeeping Courses

Can I study ICB courses via distance learning or home study?

Yes! It is so easy to study with the ICB from home. You simply need to register for an ICB course through as approved ICB provider college such as Skills Academy. If you want to make sure that a college is registered with the ICB then you can check details here: ICB Providers