AT(SA) membership is a badge of competence, recognising and signalling your professional knowledge and skills to employers and industry at five different levels.

You can apply for AT(SA) membership after completing your first qualification at NQF level 3. Progress through the membership levels when you further your qualifications with us, or your work experience. We support your professional development every step of the way, right up to Diamond membership.

Your AT(SA) badge of competence also reflects a commitment to maintaining and developing skills and knowledge.


Red Member
Silver Member
Gold Member
Platinum Member
Diamond Member


  1. Professional designations which you can use after your name that signal your competence to industry
  2. Technical advice on tax, accounting, auditing, financial services and legal advisory
  3. Events and networking opportunities; seminars and workshops to enhance your professional competence and keep you abreast of the latest developments in business, finance and accounting, providing transformation, growth across your career
  4. Depending on your membership level, access to publications such as Accountancy SA and Integritax

Membership Fees


Members are required to keep their skills and competence up to date through the AT(SA) and SAICA’s Continuing Professional Development programme.

AT(SA) membership offers access to life-long learning and professional development opportunities, keeping members up to date with the latest skills and knowledge in the profession.

Your development and competence can be recorded by following the CPD cycle (below) at least once every 12 months.

The CPD cycle is a four-stage process in which you:

  1. Assess your learning needs
  2. Plan learning activities to meet the needs you identify
  3. Action your planned activities
  4. Evaluate whether your activities met your learning needs

Your CPD can include any learning activity that is relevant to your current role or career development.

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