The Higher Certificate in Tax Administration is a one year programme that prepares students for employment in tax administration. The programme provides students with the framework for understanding tax administration and covers basic individual and business taxation.

The purpose of the programme is to respond to the needs of industry, government and the private and financial sector in the provision of a qualification in taxation administration.

This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.



Completion of the Higher Certificate meets the minimum entry requirement for admission to an appropriate Advanced Certificate. A Higher Certificate may also allow access to an appropriate Bachelor’s degree.




Embark on a trajectory leading to positions such as:

  • Tax Clerk and Consultant
  • Tax Administrator
  • Bookkeeper