School of Accountancy
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Academic trainees are appointed from 1 February to 31 December during their first year of SAICA articles.

Trainees assist with teaching, student consultations, and other academic responsibilities in one or more of the subject areas, including Taxation, Financial Accounting, Auditing, Management Accounting, and Digital- and Leadership Acumen).

Work hours are from 08:30 to 16:00, or 09:00 to 16:30, and trainees will mostly be required to work from office. However, in periods where trainees are giving fewer classes, they will be able to work from home up to 3 days a week.

Trainees are entitled to 13.75 annual leave during the year, 6.5 of which must be taken during December. Leave in not required for the period of university closure (from 12:00 on Tuesday 24 December 2024).

Academic trainees' SAICA competencies will be reviewed throughout the year.