CA training programme

Find your way into the exciting world of business through PwC’s CA training programme, and get exposed to impressive professional teams in a stimulating business environment. 

You can apply to the programme any time during your studies, including Grade 12. Should you be successful your learnership will begin when you complete your Honours degree or when you obtain your Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA).

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What you’ll be doing

  • Perform audit procedures at various clients in different industries
  • Progress steadily throughout your three years of articles to qualify as a chartered accountant (CA (SA))

During your three years of articles you will write your ITC and APC exams.

The Initial Test of Competence (ITC) is the standard setting exam which is written after the completion of an accredited CTA programme and is an assessment of core technical competence.

Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) is the second part of the qualifying examination, which assesses professional competence. To be eligible candidates must have passed ITC.


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What we look for

  • Grade 12 with matric exemption and university acceptance

  • Mathematics and English as subjects (Maths Literacy doesn’t qualify) 

  • An average of 60% for all your subjects

  • Proficiency in English and strong communication skills


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