If you are financially-minded and have dreams to start, manage or develop a small/medium sized business, or want to help grow an established local company to a global enterprise, this is the study stream for you.
Every entrepreneurial venture needs someone who is financially savvy, and that’ll be you if you study this programme. The specially-selected subjects in this programme are designed to give you the financial, accounting and commercial skills you’ll need to make your business a success.
The course also covers strategy, technical knowledge, and personal skills.
The Foundation Level will give you a good grounding (and earn you the National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management). Keep studying to achieve the Intermediate and Advanced Levels, and their associated NQF qualifications.
This programme is ideal if you:
- Are dreaming of starting your own company someday
- Have already started a business but realise you have gaps in your knowledge
- Are thinking of partnering with a non-financial person in a new venture
- Want to make sure your existing or future company runs efficiently
Certificate Small Business Financial Management
NQF Level 4 , SAQA No. 48736The purpose of the National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage the finances of a small or medium-sized business, using your basic skills in accounting, reporting, finance and costing. If you have entrepreneurial plans but need financial knowledge, this programme is perfect for you.
Offered as: DL
Minimum duration: 6 months
Maximum duration: 1 Year
Higher Certificate in Office Administration
NQF Level 5 , SAQA No. 23619The purpose of the Higher Certificate in Office Administration is to provide you with a nationally accredited, internationally recognised bookkeeping qualification that will allow you to become employable as an entrepreneur. This learning programme is a great choice if you believe in the huge benefits of running any company in an organised way. The knowledge you gain in each successive qualification builds on the last, allowing you to take on key functions and increased responsibility in your workplace.
Offered as: DL
Minimum duration: 1 year
Maximum duration: 2 years
National Diploma in Financial Accounting
NQF Level 6 , SAQA No. 20366The purpose of the National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting is to provide you with a nationally accredited, internationally recognised bookkeeping qualification that will allow you to become employable as a Technical Financial Accountant, Financial Manager, Accounting Technician, Tax Technician, and Financial Services Manager. Alternatively, if you are already running your own business, this programme will ensure that you'll be able to perform certain bookkeeping functions for your business.
Offered as: DL
Minimum duration: 1.5 years
Maximum duration: 3 years