Business Management N4-N6

This diploma provides you with understanding for the key terms, concepts and principles in business, people, finance, marketing, banking and credit and teaches participants effective people management practices to lead, manage, motivate and improve the performance of individuals and teams.



 N4  N5  N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Introduction to Accounting N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5
  • Economics N5


  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Computer Practice N6
  • Economics N6



Each level takes 6 Months full time to complete (total of 18 months to complete the theory) and then 18 months practical in industry. Generally it takes 3 years to qualify for a National Diploma.


Students complete three certificates (N4-N6) and 18 months of in-service training, at the end of which a National N Diploma in Business Management is awarded if the student meets all the relevant criteria.

Admission Requirements

A National Senior Certificate with Diploma admission - A minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four (4) x 20 credit subjects; OR

A NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three (3) compulsory vocational subjects is required; OR

A SC (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of five (5) subjects must be passed; OR

A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate in a cognate field; OR

Mature Age Exemption:
• Candidates must have attempted Matric/Grade 12, reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and a proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communicative skills; OR

• Candidates must have reached the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

What is included

  • Laptop
  • Dongle
  • Free Data Plan


Tuition fees

Starting from R1,750



Courses are accredited by the Department of Higher Education


Start dates

This course has 6 start dates per year:

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
  • September
  • November

A National Diploma is awarded on successful completion of each programme