Municipal Finance and Administration
The purpose of the FETC Municipal Finance and Administration Qualification at Level 4 is to provide a structured programme for municipal officials that work with senior management officials so as to provide support to strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The FETC: Municipal Finance and Administration is aimed at practitioners working in or wishing to work in the Municipal sector. It is a Qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished municipal financial management specialist.
- Discuss and implement selected legislative and regulatory guidelines governing the public sector management and administration environment.
- Apply accounting principles and procedures for municipal resource management.
- Conduct revenue and cost analysis in the context of multi-year revenue and expenditure management in municipalities.
- Explain and apply management information systems in a municipal environment.
- Manage self and projects in a municipal environment.
- Design and apply administrative principles, procedures and systems in municipal office administration
- Public Sector Management and Administration
- Public Finance
- Records Management
- Employee Health, Safety and Security
- Revenue and Expenditure Management
- Accounting and Budgeting
- Self-Development Management
- Administrative Details
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE:
- Grade 12 (Matric) Qualification or grade 11 with two years’ work experience.
- Learners will have competences in a First and Second Language
- Communication NQF Level 3
- Mathematical Literacy as per the NQF level 3
- Computer Literacy NQF Level 3
Formative assessment: Portfolio of evidence will be submitted within two months after the training of each module. Assessment activities include evaluating all documentation produced during the process and questioning to test knowledge and ability to apply.
Final summative assessment: An Integrated Assessment will be conducted on the theoretical and practical components after all the modules are completed. During integrated assessments the assessor makes use of formative and summative assessment methods and assess combinations of practical, applied, foundational and reflective competencies.
Assessors and moderators make use of a range of formative and summative assessment methods. Assessors assess and give credit for the evidence of learning that has already been acquired through formal, informal and non-formal learning and work experience.
A LG SETA Certificate: Municipal Financial Management (NQF 6) will be awarded to all delegates who successfully complete all portfolio requirements;
A LG SETA Statement of Results will be awarded to all delegates who successfully complete some, but not all, of the modules’ portfolio requirements. The Statement of Results will only reflect the modules successfully completed.