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Commercial Law

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

R 5500
Category Law
Accredited SAIBA
CPD Hours 120
Effort 3-6 months
Duration 3-6 months
Format Self-study
Level NQF Level 6
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Optional
Study Material No

What you will learn

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

Study Units

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



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.


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: R 5,500.00  

*Any recommended textbooks are an additional cost for your own expense. 

* Does not form part of any subscription package.