Commercial Law II


Obtain a SAIBA Certificate of Completion in Commercial Law II for part completion of the designation.


By enrolling for this upskilling course you will:

  • Gain appropriate knowledge regarding various topics of the South African law.
  • Gain an introduction to the South African legal system and various laws within the system


To provide students with knowledge on various topics of the South African law. The topics include an introduction to the South African legal system, law of contracts, law of agency, contract of sale, contract of lease, credit agreements, law of insurance, alternative dispute resolutions, law of security, bills of exchange, business enterprises, insolvency law, labour law and consumer protection law.


The following pricing apply: R5,500.00
The upskilling course does not form part of a subscription package.
Any recommended textbooks and webinars are an additional cost for your own expense.


Study unit 1

Business Law

  • Introduction to the South African legal system
  • Law of contract
  • Law of agency and representation
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Letting and hiring agreements
  • Credit agreements
  • Insurance law
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Law of security
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Partnerships
  • Companies
  • Close Corporations
  • Insolvency Law
  • Labour Law
  • Consumer protection


Applicants for this course are required to have the relevant degree/diploma with all the core subjects as specified, missing no more than 2 subjects.

The law and best practice require that you must have an:

  • accounting qualification
  • plus relevant experience
  • plus a designation with a professional body, such as a Business Accountant in Practice (SA), BAP(SA)

In this way society knows you are competent and they are assured of quality work.

In addition, it is required that your qualification should consist of the following core subjects:

  • Accounting (3rd year University level)
  • Auditing (2nd year University level)
  • Tax (2nd year University level)
  • Management accounting (2nd year University level)
  • Commercial law (2nd year University level)

If your qualification does not include these subjects you can register as a SAIBA Academy student and write our assessments as evidence that you are competent in these subject areas. We call this recognition of prior learning or RPL.

Once you have gained all the missing subjects for non-degree purposes you will be eligible for the SAIBA designation BAP(SA) and start working for yourself as an Accountant in Practice.

*Please note approval from the Saiba membership department is required before proceeding to apply for this course. Please contact your Personal Portfolio Consultant (PPC) for more information. 


The Southern African Institute for Business Accountants NPC is a professional body accredited by South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) -  Professional Body ID 874.

On successful completion of the final exam you will receive a certificate of completion issued by SAIBA that serves as evidence of competency in South African Business Law. The certificate is issued in terms of the National Policy for the Implementation of the Recognition of Prior Learning as authorized by SAQA and is regarded by SAIBA as meeting the competency criteria approved by SAQA for admission as a BAP(SA).






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