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  • Get a hands-on qualification at the Technical, Bulawayo or Chitungwiza Campus
  • Improve your employability
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Embark on a successful career in the prestigious world of banking

Prestige and security
  • Are you good at figures and finance?

  • Are you interested in developing your career in banking?

Prospective Careers:

  • Banker
  • Cashier
  • Credit Controller
  • Economist
  • Financial and Investment Manager
  • Insurance Industry






Who will issue your certificate?

Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College and passed exams, you’ll be awarded the IOBZ Certificate. Then you can move on to the Intermediate qualification. The IOBZ Certificate is the first step towards your success in the banking field!



Entry requirements for this course

To join the IOBZ family and register for the Certificate, you need 2 “A” level passes and 5 “O” level passes, including English and Maths or Accounts. If you are over 23 years of age and have worked in the banking sector, but do not have these qualifications, you may apply for exemption from these requirements. Please talk to our Director of Studies: Business Studies.

Bring certified copies of your certificates with you when you come to Speciss College to register as a student!


What you will learn

The subjects in the IOBZ Certificate syllabus are:

  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Law Relating to Banking
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Management 1
  • Money and Banking

What exams will you write?

Exams are held in February and August each year. You’ll register for the exams with IOBZ. Information on the exam fees can be obtained from the IOBZ website.

Please talk to the Speciss Exams Officer to find out when exam fees are due.

In addition to registering with Speciss College for your tuition, you must also register as a student with IOBZ. Please contact their office at:
Suite 13, 2nd Floor Middle Block
1 Kwame Nkrumah Avenue                         
Harare.    Tel: 752474,  772935,  798776
Fax: 750281
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When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You’ll need to bring your own notebooks and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops. The list of prescribed and recommended books is available on the IOBZ website. You can find the link on the Resources Menu. We strongly urge you to buy a copy of the prescribed texts.


Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

Similar courses which you can study at Speciss College include accounting, management, marketing, finance, administration, purchasing, salesmanship and computer skills.


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