Professional Certificate in Transfer Pricing

Date: Feb 1, 2021 - Feb 25, 2022

Application fee: R450.00

Once-off: R22,950.00

Lecturer: Karen van Wyk GTP(SA)
Lecturer: Prof. Keith Engel

Transfer pricing is a complex speciality that represents a unique blend of tax law, accounting, business practice and economics and remains a top priority for revenue authorities globally, with a growing emphasis on audits and disputes. Successful completion leads to Transfer Pricing Specialist Designation with the South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT).

This professional certificate incorporates knowledge, practical skills and workplace simulation. Course participants will receive a combination of scholastic and practical simulated learning experience.

Course overview

The course consists of two parts, namely transfer pricing compliance and transfer pricing advisory. Successful completion of Compliance (tested via SAIT's board exam) is required to progress to Part 2, conducted in the second year of this programme. 

Part 1 (conducted in year 1):

Transfer pricing compliance focusses on:

  • Transfer pricing relating to goods and basic services.
  • Analysis aspects of transfer pricing.
  • Recurring annual documentation.

Part 2 (conducted in year 2):

Transfer pricing advisory focusses on:

  • Cross-border transactions involving intellectual property.
  • Complex technical services.
  • Cross-border debt.

Course delivery

This professional certificate is a blended learning approach delivered by The Tax Faculty through the virtual campus, face-to-face sessions, workplace experience and formal external assessments conducted by SAIT. 

Admission requirements

Open to individuals currently working within transfer pricing or for experienced tax practitioners/accountants wanting to specialise in transfer pricing. An NQF 7 qualification in taxation, law or accounting is recommended.

Flexible payment options

Payment option 1: Once-off payment

R22 950.00 (incl. VAT) per year.

Payment option 2: Debit order

Application fee (non-refundable): R450 (incl. VAT).

12 instalments: R2 199.00 per month (incl. VAT).
Total: R26 388.00 (incl. VAT) per year.

* First debit order will be collected on course start date. Remaining debit orders will be collected on the first day of each month.

Payments and cancellations

  • All required minimum payments must be made by direct EFT or by credit card before the commencement of a course.
  • Kindly note that should debit order payment terms not be adhered to; legal action will be taken.
  • Proof of payment may be requested before access to the iLearn platform will be communicated, should your payment not reflect on The Tax Faculty’s bank account.
  • Only written notice of cancellation will be accepted.


  • If the cancellation is requested more than 10 working days prior to the course, no cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • If the cancellation occurs less than 10 working days prior to the event a 100% cancellation fee will be applicable.
  • Students who register for a course and fail to attend will be held liable for the full course fee.
  • Course application fee is non-refundable.
  • CPD event delegates who book and fail to attend will be held liable for the full event fee.
  • The Tax Faculty’s liability in the case of a course being cancelled will be limited to a refund of the course fee.

For courses with a six-month (or longer) rollout the following will apply:

  • Should a cancellation be received within six weeks of the course start date, the student will still be liable for 50% of the semester cost.
  • Should the cancellation be received after six weeks of the course start date, the student will be liable for the full semester cost.
  • Students may defer during a six-month course to any other course with a rollout planned for longer than six months.
  • The course application fee is non-refundable.

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