CAA provides ZCTA on a full-time basis as well as on part-time. Students enrolled for the program will study in the accountancy 4 core subjects of Financial Accounting, Auditing and Governance, Management accounting and finance and Taxation. For a student to successfully complete the program they have to pass all 4 subjects in one sitting of which they will then receive a Zimbabwe Certificate of Theory in Accounting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ).
CTA FULL TIME
The CTA full-time program was launched in 2013 with a student compliment of 21. Over the years the program has seen tremendous growth seeing pick number of 93 students in 2021, which speaks volumes about its success to date. There are 2 intakes for this course per year i.e. from January to October/November and the other one from July to April/May.
Below is a brief summary of the operational aspects with regards the Full-time CTA program:
There are 2 enrolment periods for the CTA Full Time program (January intake and July Intake). Applications into the program for the January intake open from August to November of each year, with student’s registrations done over December and January. For the CTA Full Time July intake application window open in March and closes in May with registration done over June and July.
Applicants with an accounting degree class 2.2 or better, CIS or CIMA or ACCA which is not more than 3 years old, are eligible to apply for the full-time CTA program (please refer to the entry requirements section for further/full details.)
As indicated by the name of the program, students who enrol for the program are expected to be attending classes on a full-time basis. Lecture delivery is blended, with a combination of physical and online lectures. The lecture classes run from Mondays’ to Fridays’ during the day and lectures are done in 2 hourly blocks. The morning session runs from 8:45hrs to 10:45hrs with a mid-morning break of 30mins and the afternoon session runs from 13:15hrs to 14:45hrs
All students registered for the CTA full-time programs are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of all lecture sessions for them to be eligible to sit for the end of year exams.
Lectures and examinations for the CTA full-time program are held at our Harare campus which is located on 2nd floor Strachans Building 66 Nelson Mandela Avenue, Harare.
Students go through the CTA full-time program over a 1-year period broken down into semester 1 and semester 2
CTA PART TIME
The CTA part-time program was launched in 2015 to mainly cater for those students who are employed and are not able to enrol for the full-time program. The program has been such a big hit as indicated by the student compliment of 120 in its first year of running. To date there are 264 enrolled under part-time.
Below is a brief summary of the operational aspects with regards the Part-time CTA program:
There is only one intake for the CTA Part Time enrolment per year and applications are normally opened from August to November of each year, with student’s registrations done over December and January.
Applicants with an accounting degree or CIS or CIMA or ACCA which is not more than 5 years old, are eligible to apply for the full-time CTA program (please refer to the entry requirements section for further/full details.)
Lecture delivery is blended, with a combination of physical and online lectures. Lectures for the part-time students are done in blocks which are done over the weekend, on Saturdays and Sundays. To compliment these block lecture sessions students also receive course modules which contain their course notes and tutorial questions. Students also receive video lecture material given the limited contact me they normally have with the lecturing teams.
Lectures and examinations for the part-time CTA program are held at our Harare campus and our mobile campus in Bulawayo.
Students go through the CTA part-time program over a two-year period broken down into CTA 1 and CTA 2.