National Certificate: General Business Management NQF5

Course Fee: R18,950.00

Become a competent, skilled manager in any occupation, or manage your own business with confidence. Acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the workplace and to respond to the challenges of the economic environment and changing world of work. This qualification develops management competencies required in the workplace by introducing key terms, rules, concepts, principles and practices of management.

We send your welcome pack, all included in the course fee!

Who must do this Qualification

This qualification is intended for managers, team leaders or section heads of business units, managers of own businesses, or those aspiring to these positions.

Course content

This qualification is designed to develop management competencies and skills that apply in any occupation. The qualification develops the key concepts, principles and practices of management that will enable you to lead, manage, organise and control first line managers and team leaders.

The course content covers five domains: leadership, managing the environment, managing relations, managing knowledge and the practice of management and will enable managers at this level to successfully manage systems, processes, resources, managers and teams in various occupations and business environments. Ultimately, this qualification is aimed at improving the effectiveness and leadership abilities of middle managers in various occupations in private and public business entities as well as non-governmental organisations.

Course Lay-out

  • 8 Modules
  • Formative Assignments for each module
  • 8 Summative Assignments
  • 1 Final Integrated Assignment

The course is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.

Additional information


Once off full payment, 8 months, 10 months, 12 months


12 – 18 months


Your IBM / Service Seta Certificate will be issued once you have submitted all assignments and have been found competent. All fees are included in the course fee, no additional costs for postage.

  • NQF Level 5
  • Services Seta Certification
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 59201 LP 60269
  • Credits: 162
  • Assignments: Formative assignments, 6 Summative Assignments, 1 Final Integrated assignment
  • No exams, assignments only

Entry Requirements

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4

Installment Payment Options

Your Welcome Pack will be prepared for dispatch upon receipt of the first or full payment. Pay the full course fee upfront, or select a monthly installment option:

(finance fees apply for installment options)

10 Months 12 Months 18 Months
R 1 624 p/m x 10 R 1 366 p/m x 12 R 910 p/m x 18
1st payment: R 3 500 1st payment: R 3 500 1st payment: R 3 500
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