Online Course in National Credit Regulator (NCR) Debt Counselling
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05 Feb 2024
R 8000.00

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R 8000.00

Brief Description

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) Debt Counselling Training course provides you with the necessary competency and skills to register with the National Credit Regulator (NCR) as a debt counsellor.

The course is presented online to allow the student to access the course material at his own convenience.

The online material is supplemented by 10 weekly online workshops allowing interaction with the facilitator as well as other students on the course. This interaction is conducive to learning and aims to encourage dialog about complex issues addressed in the course material.

The exam, which is the only assessment in the course, will be presented online on a date communicated to the students at the onset of the course.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will:
1. have insight in the credit landscape in South Africa;
2. grasp the credit-granting cycle and the impact of the National Credit Act on the provision of credit;
3. have a comprehensive understanding of the cost of credit and the application of in duplum versus statutory s.103(5);
4. be able to differentiate between debt enforcement and the debt relief options available to consumers in South Africa;
5. be able to identify the various pieces of legislation that have an impact on debt counselling;
6. be able to apply the debt counselling process;
7. be able to calculate over-indebtedness;
8. be able to describe and apply the court application process to debt review matters;
9. have insight into the role of a debt counsellor, as well as registration and compliance requirements for the profession and
10. be able to use technical systems in the application of the debt counselling process.
After successful completion of the course and upon obtaining a pass mark in the exam, you will be able to register with the NCR as a debt counsellor.
Course Content
Module 1: Introduction to the SA credit landscape.
Module 2: The credit-granting cycle
Module 3: Understanding the cost of credit
Module 4: Debt enforcement vs debt relief
Module 5: The legislative & regulatory framework for debt counselling Module 6: Applying the debt counselling process
Module 7: The pivot of the debt counselling process: calculating over-indebtedness.
Module 8: Court application process
Module 9: The debt counselling profession
Delegates who pass the exam will receive a certificate of successful completion from the University of Pretoria and the NCR.
Entry Requirements
  • Prospective delegates must be older than 18 and should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification.
  • A minimum requirement of two years working experience in any of the following fields are also recommended: Legal or para-legal services Educating or training of individuals Counselling of individuals General business environment.
  • Delegates should also display the ability to provide counselling or transfer skills, and demonstrate an ability to manage his or her own finances.
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Law and Human Rights
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a prospective debt counsellor looking to register with the NCR. To qualify for registration as a debt counsellor, you are required to attend a training programme approved by the NCR.
Please take note that you may NOT register as a debt counsellor if you are/have been:
  • Listed on the register of excluded persons in terms of Section 14 of the National Gambling Act of 2004.
  • Removed from an office of trust on account of misconduct.
  • A director or member of a governing body or entity that has been involuntarily deregistered or brought the consumer credit industry into disrepute.
  • Convicted during the previous ten years of theft, fraud, forgery, perjury or any offence under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act of 2004 or comparable legislation.
  • Convicted of a crime involving violence or an offence where the sentence was imprisonment without the option of a fine. Subject to an administration order in terms of Section 74 of the Magistrates Court Act.
  • Engaged in, employed by or acting as an agent for a person who is engaged in debt collection, operation of a credit bureau or credit provision.
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