Certificate in IPSAS

Certificate in IPSAS represents the future of public financial management helping governments and citizens to access relevant and transparent information about the financial consequences of dogmatic decisions. Certificate in IPSAS will help to understand the financial situation of a government and enable public sector organizations to:

  • Present a fair view of governmental financial performance
  • Improve accrual -based reporting for government and public sector organization.
  • Achieve comparable standards across services through one accrual-based accounting financial reporting system

Course objectives

The objective of the Certificate in IPSAS is to provide trainees with found ation knowledge of some of the published standards, concise technical guidance and important related documents. Also to provide a perfect foundation to progress into Diploma in IPSAS.

Targeted learners

This Certificate in IPSAS will be suitable for:

  • Those with knowledge of double entry bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge including

Entry Qualifications.

Holders of ATEC II, Diploma in Accounting, Bachelor degree in: - Accounting, Finance or any other related commercial Subjects.

Duration of the Courses

Duration of the courses is Six months. Examinations to be done twice a year, which is February and August. A candidate will be required to accomplish his/her course within those six months.

Contact hours

Two days per week on Tuesday and Thursday, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm (2hrs).


Application fee 20,000/=

Tuition fee 700,000/=

Examination fee 300,000/=

Total 1,020,000/=


  • Dodoma
  • Dar es Salaam.

NBAA Awards

A candidate who has successfully completed the course and examinations shall be awarded a Certificate in IPSAS.

Starting Date March 2019