Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)

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    Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)

    About The ZICA Accountancy Programme

    The ZICA Accountancy Programme is a result of unprecedented co-operation among various stakeholders that included Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ), Technical Education Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA), Copperbelt University (CBU), Ministry of Finance and National Planning (MFNP), and training providers such as the Zambia Insurance Business College (ZIBC), etc.

    Professional Qualifications

    The ZICA Accountancy Programme evolved from the need to offer a full accountancy professional qualification of international standing which would be well administered and well supported with texts and other materials.

    Entry Requirements

    1.A full School Certificate or its equivalent with at least five(5) credits or better including English and Mathematics.
    2.GCE holders can also register through the Mature Age Entry Route (MAER).

    These will be required to initially sit and pass Financial Accounting and Mathematics & Statistics only before attempting the remaining subjects at the ZICA Technician Level.

    Study Levels offered at ZIBCT

    The method of study for the programme may either be on Full time or Part time.

    Technician Level

    T1 – Financial Accounting
    T2 – Cost Accounting
    T3 – Business Mathematics & Statistics
    T4 – Economics
    T5 – Taxation
    T6 – Management
    T7 – Information Technology & Communication


    L1 – Financial Reporting
    L2 – Management Accounting
    L3 – Advanced Taxation
    L4 – Auditing
    L5 – Decision Making Techniques
    L6 – Corporate Financial Management
    L7 – Business and Company Law
    L8 – Management Information Systems

    Career Progression

    The ZICA Accountancy Qualification provides prospects for graduates to work in any organisation including the public sector. The graduates’ scope and depth of knowledge, skill and attitude is comparable to any quality world class accountancy qualification.
    The ZICA Accountancy Programme qualification provides an opportunity for students to seek exemptions in other qualifications such as CIMA or ACCA. A full ZICA qualification is also a stepping stone for higher qualifications such as an MBA Degree at Copperbelt University. .

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    Study Method
    Part Time
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