kasneb has introduced the Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills (CAMS) qualification
following a comprehensive stakeholder engagement process which identified a critical gap in
lower level accounting and management skills for the micro, small and medium enterprises
sectors. In addition, holders of CAMS qualification will possess the competencies to provide
basic accounting and management services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and
public sector entities.
(b) Minimum entry requirement
The minimum entry requirement for the CAMS is KCSE mean grade D+ or its equivalent.
CAMS comprises of two levels with four (4) papers in Level I and three (3) papers in Level II,
making a total of seven (7) papers, as summarized below.
CM21 Foundations of Accounting and Auditing
CM22 Elements of Public Finance and Administration
CM23 Principles of Marketing and Communication