National Certificate Vocational (NQF Level 4) - Business Studies

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Finance, Economics and Accounting

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:  

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

 
SUBJECTS:
Alberton
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Tembisa
Compulsory Fundamental Subjects          
English first: Additional Language          
Mathematical Literacy          
Life Orientation          
Vocational Subjects          
Applied Accounting          
Economic Environment          
Financial Management          
Project Management          


Access to the following vocational activities:
Participation in the:

  • Performance of bookkeeping duties;
  • Keeping of records of wages, salaries, petty cash, Value Added Tax (VAT);
  • Preparation of financial statements;
  • Management of budgets, analyses of finances of the business, etc.

Career Opportunities: Private and Public Accounting; Banking; Financial Services; Insurance Services; Investment Broking; Bookkeeping.


Marketing

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:  

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects.

 
SUBJECTS:
Alberton
Boksburg
Germiston
Compulsory Fundamental Subjects      
English first: Additional Language      
Mathematical Literacy      
Life Orientation      
Compulsory Vocational Subjects       
Marketing      
Advertising & Promotions      
Marketing Communication      
Consumer Behaviour      


Access to the following vocational activities:

  • Marketing new products;
  • Selling goods and services;
  • Researching needs of customers and developing new products;
  • Determining pricing, packaging, sales, promotions, and distribution;
  • Guide consumers on products and brands;
  • Advertise and promote new products.

Career Opportunities: Marketing; Business Management; Promotions and Advertising; Product Development; Public Relations; Merchandising; Sales Management; Brand Management; Customer Relations.


Office Administration

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:  

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

 
SUBJECTS:
Alberton
Boksburg
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Tembisa
Compulsory Fundamental Subjects            
English first: Additional Language            
Mathematical Literacy            
Life Orientation            
Compulsory Vocational Subjects            
Business Practice            
Office Practice          
Office Data Processing            
New Venture Creation            
Personal Assistance            


Access to the following vocational activities:

  • Coordinate office correspondence;
  • Type letters, reports, memoranda, agendas, minutes;
  • Maintain equipment and stationery supplies;
  • Perform receptionist duties;
  • Coordinate and organise functions;
  • Organise meetings, staff travel itineraries and accommodation;
  • Operate office equipment;
  • Become a call centre operator.

Career Opportunities: Accounting and Bookkeeping; Office Management; Office Administration; Freight Forwarder; Human Resource Management; Personnel Management; Private Secretary; Front Line Reception; Recruitment or Employment Agent; Self Employment; Legal Secretarial Services; Person and General Secretarial Services.


Management

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:  

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects.

 
SUBJECTS:
Alberton
Germiston
Tembisa
Compulsory Fundamental Subjects      
English first: Additional Language      
Mathematical Literacy      
Life Orientation      
Compulsory Vocational Subjects      
Management Practice      
Operations Management      
Financial Management      
Project Management      


Access to the following vocational activities:

  • Assist with communication management in organisations;
  • Participate in Human Resource Management structures in organisations;
  • Maintain equipment and stationery supplies;
  • Manage productivity within an organisation;
  • Contribute to change management and transformation in an organisation.

Career Opportunities: Human Resources; Marketing; Finance Management; Public Relations; Production; Office Administration.

Transport & Logistics

Duration: One year per NQF level.

Admission requirements:  

  • Competency in Learning Outcomes at NQF Level 3 of the same sub-field / programme.

To obtain a National Certificate: A total of 7 subjects: 3 Fundamental and 4 Vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

 
SUBJECTS:
Kempton
Compulsory Fundamental Subjects  
English first: Additional Language  
Mathematical Literacy  
Life Orientation  
Vocational Subjects  
Freight Logistics  
Transport Economics  
Transport Operations  
Project Management (Optional)  


Career Opportunities: 

On completion, the certificate holder will have access to careers in any of the following sectors: Marketing and sales through to warehousing logistics and freight transport; Air Cabin Crew; Air Traffic Controller; Freight Forwarder; Logistics and Distribution Manager; Passenger Transport Manager; Transport Planner.

 

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