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The Tax Professional Qualification Curriculum: Knowledge Component

The Knowledge Component is completed through studies at an accredited tertiary institution. Learners from non-accredited programmes and individuals already in practice are given the opportunity to enter into and progress in the learning programme to the Tax Professional Qualification through a recognition of prior learner mechanism (RPL). Kindly refer to the Curriculum: Knowledge Component Document for more detail or email Education@thesait.org.za


Competency Assessment Guidelines


The following document is the student guide for the Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence Assessment (also called the entry, RPL & Knowledge Competency Exam).

Read More: Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence Student Study Guide

This document contains the guidelines for the Tax Professional  Initial Test of Competence Assessment.

The Occupational Certificate: Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence (RPL Assessment) Rules and Regulations & SAIT Assessment Policy

Venues for the Assessments: Read more.


Accredited Assessment Centres

SAIT Accredited Assessment Centres. Read more


Assessment Papers


To assist candidates in their preparation for the upcoming Tax Professional Assessment, previous assessment papers are provided. 

Please note: All exams are only available in English


Courses

1. Certificate Courses

(Year programmes)
The Department of Taxation at the University of Pretoria (UP), offers three taxation programmes on part-time basis. These programmes are offered as preparation/revision courses for the Occupational Qualifications.  

1.1. Graduate Programme on Principles and Practical Application of Taxation

1.2. Graduate Programme in Advanced Taxation

1.3. Post Graduate Programme in Advanced Taxation. Read More
 
 Taxation programmes presented by UP and the link to SAIT qualifications. Read More

 

2. Preparation & Revision Course

2.1. The Tax Faculty

The Tax Faculty Courses.

Click here for more information.

 

2.2. Enterprises at University of Pretoria

(Any Time programme)

Enterprises @ University of Pretoria offers a Preparation/Revision/CPD course which is based partly on the Tax Professional Curriculum. 

Tax Professional Preparation Course

Who Should Attend: - Anyone who have applied to write the Initial Test of Competency Assessment (ITC); - Anyone who have applied to write the External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA).; or - Anyone who requires a refresher – for CPD purposes.

Delivery Mode: Correspondence, Correspondence, Web Based

Contact Days: 0

Link: http://www.ce.up.ac.za/Course?tabid=58&Course=533a65ba-61d9-e511-9476-005056b26505

Contact: info@enterprises.up.ac.za or +27(0) 12 434 2500; Course Number: P005177

 

2.3 Credo Business College

Credo is offering preparation/revision courses for the Occupational Certificate Tax Professional ITC exams.

TAX PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION COURSE : INITIAL TEST OF COMPETENCE (ITC). Please read more about this course offering. 

For any other information and offerings please make contact with Credo Business College. 

Email: jdolphin@credobusinesscollege.co.za

Tel: +27 (0)12 348 3888


Registration

Registration

If you are interested in writing the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) Assessment please apply for admission to the qualification. 

To gain admission to the qualification and register online for the entry RPL assessment (Knowledge and Practical Skills) please submit the following documents to education@thesait.org.za:

Documents Library:

  • Tax Professional Application form
  • Initial Test of Competency Assessments are scheduled for July 2019.
  • Tax Professional ITC Assessment Fee is R 4500.
  • All assessments are only available in English.  
  • Before registering for the qualification and assessment please apply for admission to the qualification. 


Results ITC assessment 5 July 2019

  • RE: RESULTS NOVEMBER 2019 TAX PROFESSIONAL INITIAL TEST OF COMPETENCE (ITC) ASSESSMENT

    The Occupational Certificate Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence Assessment July 2019 was written by 30 candidates. 23 Candidates achieved a PASS. The overall pass rate for the assessment is 77%. The average percentage achieved on the July Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence is 57%.

     

    SAIT is proud we are proud to announce the top five candidates for the ITC Tax Professional July 2019. We would like to congratulate the top five candidates and all the other candidates who were successful in passing the assessment.

     

    TOP FIVE CANDIDATES

    INITIAL TEST OF COMPETENCE TAX PROFESSIONAL

    JULY 2019

     

    RANK

    CANDIDATE

    EMPLOYER

    TERTIARY INSTITUTION

    AVERAGE

    1

    Judith Mpati Kipa

    PWC

    University of Johannesburg

    81%

    2

    Thyler Webb

     

    BGC

    University of Cape Town

    76%

    3

    Kgonani Thusoetsile Nkabinde

     

    Moore Stephens

    Rhodes University

    74%

    4

    Lesego Itumeleng Kgokong

     

    BDO

    University of South Africa

    73%

    5

    Shabnam Patel

     

    Moore Stephens

    University of Cape Town

    70%

     


    Application for special assessment concessions

    • Candidates with special needs please complete a special concessions application form and submit to claubscher@thesait.org.za at least 1 month before scheduled assessment date.
    • Special needs candidates are requested to forward an email to claubscher@thesait.org.za. Please complete the following form: Special concessions application form.

     Copies of Assessment Answer Books

    • Candidates who were unsuccessful in the previous Tax Professional Initial Test of Competence Assessment, may request a copy of their script in terms of section 51 of the Promotion to Access to Information Act (Act 2 of 2000).
    • Assessment scripts are kept for 6 months after the results have been published.
    • To request a copy of your answer books and mark sheets, please complete the Request for Script application form and kindly e-mail document to education@thesait.org.za

     Request for remark

     

     

    WHY REGISTER WITH SAIT?

    Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.

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