Business Studies

Human Resource Management (N4,N5,N6)

Full-Time I Course Type: National Qualification

Make a profession from your passion for people and enhance the organisational environment with a National N Diploma Human Resource Management

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you people and process driven? Would you like to be a part of a core team that empowers and contributes to an organisation and its staff? Then a Diploma in Human Resource Management is a suitable career path for you.

As a human resource professional, you will be the key driver of important employee policies and practices within an organisation. Your main focus will be staffing, employee performance management, training and development of employees, reward and compensation as well as maintaining reputable employee relationships. These fundamental functions contribute to the overall employee satisfaction, and more importantly helps the company to operate effectively and efficiently.

Through the Diploma in Human Resource Management you will be able to acquire these skills by covering the following subjects, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Management Communication, Computer Practice, Personnel Management and training and Labour Relations.

Within the modern business landscape, organisations have given priority to hiring skilled individuals to manage their employees, thus opening interesting and exciting opportunities for those who wish to pursue an education in this field.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Human Resource Management is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in a form, or pop into our campus where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.

Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Relevant Nated Qualification.

Time you will spend on the course

You can complete the diploma in 2 years with 18 months in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

Human Resource Management N4 (ALL SUBJECTS COMPULSORY)

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Intro to Computer Practice N4
  • Personnel Management N4

Human Resource Management N5

  • Personnel Management N5
  • Personnel Training N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N5 or Computer Practice N5

Human Resource Management N6

  • Personnel Management N6
  • Personnel Training N6
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N6 or
    Computer Practice N6

Careers you’d be great at

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Labour Relations Manager
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Recruitment Agent
  • Personnel Manager

NB ! In order to qualify for a Diploma in Human Resource Management, a candidate must pass at least one of the following: Computer Practice N4 or Intro Computer Practice N4

The strength in your qualification

Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training. All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

 


 

NATIONAL N-DIPLOMA: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (INCLUDES N4 – N6 CERTIFICATES)

CAREER VIDEOS

The foundation of this course lies in Entrepreneurship. The candidate that would make a success of this course and a career in Business Management is the person that is motivated to start their own business. They have tenacity (the “bulldog-mentality” of not letting go), endurance and the will and enthusiasm to succeed.

The National N-Diploma: Business Management includes the N4 – N6 Certificates that enable students to use the business skills and knowledge learned to pursue a career in Entrepreneurship, run their own businesses, or work in a retail, wholesale or generic management environment.

Career Options

What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

  • Entrepreneurship / start and run your own business
  • General Management
  • Salesperson

What will I be able to do?

  • Draw up a business plan in order to start your own business
  • General management roles within any industry, but mostly the Wholesale and Retail industry
  • Sell products and services

In which industries will I be able to work?

The variety of industries in which you could work is very wide. All industries need people to sell their products and/or services. Most candidates find positions in Wholesale and Retail, but also in the Insurance and Banking Industry. The ultimate would of course be to start your own small/micro enterprise and build that up so that you could become the employer of people.

What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?

Achieving the necessary entry requirements at academic level during this course will enable you to continue studying in a business-related field of study. This can be done by completing your National N-Diploma at a TVET College, or studying towards a specific business qualification at an institution of Higher Education, such as a University or University of Technology, based on your academic achievements meeting their specific admission requirements.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT N4 (6 MONTHS)

ALL SUBJECTS COMPULSORY on N4

  • Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N4
  • Management Comm N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Computer Practice N4

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT N5 (6 MONTHS)

  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5 or Public Relations N5 or Labour Relations N5 or Economics N4 (any 2)

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT N6 (6 MONTHS)

  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Computer Practice N6 or Public Relations N6 or Labour Relations N6 or Economics N5 (any 2)

NB ! In order to qualify for a Diploma in Business Management, a candidate must pass at least one of the following: Computer Practice N4 or Computerised Financial Systems N4

Note: After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

  • Grade 12 or an equivalent qualification

Candidates are expected to pass a short literacy (English) assessment before acceptance into this course. The medium of teaching in this course is English and students must be able to speak and write English.

Duration

  • 6 months per level full-time (3 semesters to complete up to N6 level)
  • 18 months practical experience
  • Enrolment in January and July

(Part-time – Depends on amount of students)

 


 

NATIONAL N-DIPLOMA: MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT (INCLUDES N4 – N6 CERTIFICATES)

The Management Assistant Diploma provides opportunities to access typist, office administration, secretarial, receptionist and personal assistant careers. The person that will make a success of a career in administration or as management assistant is a person that is organised and methodical.

This course consists of an N4 Certificate, N5 Certificate and N6 Certificate. After completing the N6 Certificate students need to submit proof of 18 months experience in industry/practical in order to qualify for the National N-Diploma.

Career Options

What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Data Capturer
  • Management Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Typist

What will I be able to do?

  • Data capturing
  • Manage office administrative duties
  • Secretarial work

In which industries will I be able to work?

All industries need a person to assist with the admin, type the letters, run their office, etc. This is a person that is sought after in all industries – small and large.

What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?

Achieving the necessary entry requirements at academic level during this course will enable you to continue studying in a business-related field of study. This can be done by completing your National N-Diploma at a TVET College, or studying towards a specific business qualification at an institution of Higher Education, such as a University or University of Technology, based on your academic achievements meeting their specific admission requirements.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?

MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT N4 (6 MONTHS)

  • Office Practice N4
  •  Information Processing N4
  •  Communication N4
  •  Computer Practice N4 or Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N4 or Intro Accounting N4 or Public Administration N4

MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT N5 (6 MONTHS)

  • Office Practice N5
  •  Information Processing N5
  • Communication N5
  • Computer Practice N5 or Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N5 or Public Administration N5

MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT N6 (1ST – 6 MONTHS)

  • Office Practice N6
  •  Information Processing N6
  •  Communication N6
  • Computer Practice N6 or Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N6 or Public Administration N6

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

  • Grade 12 or an equivalent qualification
  • Students with competency in Compu Typing, Typing, Information Processing or Computer Application Technology (CAT) will receive preference.

Candidates are expected to pass a short literacy (English) assessment before acceptance into this course. The medium of teaching in this course is English and students must be able to speak and write English.

Duration

  • 6 months per level full-time (3 semesters to complete up to N6 level; 1 semester to complete Information Processing N6)
  • 18 months practical experience
  • Enrolment in January and July

NB ! In order to qualify for a Diploma in Management Assistant, a candidate must pass Information Processing N6.

 


 

National N Diploma: Marketing Management

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 66872 (N4); 66952 (N5); 66996 (N6) I Course Type: National Qualification

Strategic thinkers that can sell ice to an Eskimo will improve their career prospects with the National N Diploma in Marketing.

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you a great communicator? Can you identify trends and convince others to do something with creative flair? If so, a rewarding career in the field of Marketing Management awaits you.

Marketing is an important function that brings a company and its clients closer together by showing customers how products or services will benefit their lives. In order for any company to be successful, they need a Marketing Manager to develop creative advertising that will influence people to buy and increase their revenue. Thus marketing lies at the heart of a business’s success.
As a Marketing Manager, you will be in charge of promoting products, and tracking the success of your strategies across a variety of different mediums, including TV, radio, billboards, flyers, magazines, SMS’s, and social media; all while ensuring that the approach you take is right for that business based on their budget and target customer.

Excellent communication skills is an important quality for a Marketing Manager, as you will be responsible for managing teams of people that include Copywriters, Graphic Designers, Brand Architects and Digital Strategists. Through the National N Diploma in Marketing you will cover modules in marketing management, research, communication and business that will help you successfully market yourself in your future career.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Marketing Management is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an enquiry form or pop into our campuse where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.

Requirements:

One of the following:

  • Senior Certificate
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Relevant Nated Qualification

Time you will spend on the course

This is a two-year course with 18 months in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your National N Diploma.

MODULES

Marketing Management N4

  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4
  • Marketing Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4

Marketing Management N5

  • Marketing Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5

Marketing Management N6

  • Marketing Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Marketing Communication N6
  • Marketing Research N6
  • Optional extra Computer Practice N6 or Entrepreneurship & Buss Management N6

Careers you’d be great at

  • Salesman
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Marketing Communications Expert
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Advertiser
  • Promotions Manager

The strength in your qualification

  • Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a:

  • National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6
  • National N Diploma in Marketing Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)

NB ! In order to qualify for a Diploma in Marketing Management, a candidate must pass at least Computer Practice N4

 


 

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: N4 EDUCARE (SAQA ID 66883)

This qualification is offered to students who would like to work with children between the ages of birth to five years old.

This course consists of an N4 Certificate, N5 Certificate and N6 Certificate, and Diploma on completion of the N6 Certificate. Students need to submit proof of 18 months’ workplace experience at a school or daycare centre, in order for them to qualify for the National N-Diploma in Educare.

Please note that you will only receive a qualification on completion of the workplace experience.

This qualification is for individuals who are interested in working with children, have a Grade 12, NQF Level 4 Certificate or NC(V) Level 4 Certificate.

Career Options

What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

On completion of the 18-month practical training, you will be qualified as a practitioner with a Diploma in Early Childhood Development to work with children between the ages of 0-5 years.

What will I be able to do?

Educare practitioner
Play group practitioner
Manage an ECD site
Starting and managing you own ECD site
Au pair

In which industries will you be able to work?

Education and Training
What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?

You will achieve the National N-Diploma in Educare. This will enable to you continue studying in the Education field. You could proceed to study the Bachelor Degree in Foundation Phase at an institution of Higher Education, such as a University.

Should you not wish to continue studying once you’ve completed this qualification, you will be able to work towards promotions within your career by working within your field of study and gaining experience within the Education industry. As with any other career, you would need to work very hard to prove your skills and abilities, be dedicated and be prepared to continue learning throughout your career.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?

EDUCARE N4 (6 MONTHS)

  • Education N4
  • Educare Didactics N4
  • Child Health N4
  • Day-Care Personnel N4

EDUCARE N5 (6 MONTHS)

  • Educational Psychology N5
  • Educare Didactics N5
  • Day-Care Communication N5
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4

EDUCARE N6 (6 MONTHS)

  • Educational Psychology N6
  • Educare Didactics N6
  • Day-Care Communication N6
    Day-Care Management N6

* Please note that the NCF curriculum will be followed in all lessons/activity presentation.

Entry Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

Grade 12, or Level 4 National Certificate (NQF) or an NC(V) Level 4 certificate
Duration

6 months for each of the certificates on a full-time basis (N4, N5 and N6). The course will be run on a full-time basis (3 days theoretical classes and 1 or 2 days practical workplace experience).

To obtain a National N-Diploma in Educare requires a minimum of 18 months theoretical study plus 18 months of workplace experience.

As a part-time student it will take 2 years to complete the theoretical component and 18 months for the workplace experience component.