The course imparts knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to prepare basic accounts and financial statements for a small enterprise or non-complex environment and apply basic management and marketing skills in business.
The course is mainly for persons who wish to qualify and work as entry level accounting and management personnel.
The CAMS course is administered in two levels, with each level requiring an average of six months, thus a total of one year.
The minimum entry requirement is KCSE mean grade D or a vocational certificate.
The course is fully tuition based with requirements for students to sit for continuous assessment tests (CATs), which constitute 15% of the final score for assessment purposes.
The examinations will be administered primarily on a computer-based platform.