Course Summary

Course Name:

Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N6, NQF6

Duration:

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma is the last course in the Business Management Diploma course. The course teaches you the integral practical skills and knowledge to successfully manage a business.


Course Information:

Course NameBusiness Management: NATED N6 National Diploma
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
ExaminationsThe National Diploma course involves practical training only. Therefore, there are no examinations to be written. However, you will be required to complete all the relevant tasks, as per the National N Diploma: Business Management: Logbook
Award TypeNational N Diploma
Award Issued By The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
SAQA ID67036
NQF Level06
Course Duration18 months
Entry RequirementBusiness Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

Subjects For Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Subjects you will have to cover in your journey towards your Business Management National Diploma include:

Completion of all Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate subjects:

  • Management Communication N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Computer Practice N4


Completion of all
Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate subjects:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Public Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5


Completion of all
Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate subjects:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Public Relations N6


The
N6 National Diploma course is a practical training component. All the theory courses covered and completed in the N4 – N6 National Certificate courses. 


What Will I Learn?

During your N4 – N6 National Certificate course, you learn and gain knowledge on topics such as:

  • Communication
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and business management
  • Computer Practice
  • Public Relations


During your
National Diploma course, you will learn all skills about Business Management, relevant to the Business Management: Logbook.


Career Opportunities:

The following career opportunities are available once you have your Business Management National Diploma:

  • Business Analyst
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Public Relations Manager


Salary Expectations

The monthly salary range varies depending on your career choice and your overall experience. Expected monthly salaries for the different career paths are as follows:


Roles And Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities will vary depending on your career path, as well as your employer. The typical roles and responsibilities include:

  • Identify business requirements
  • Analyse and report business trends
  • Upkeep and manage a business’s payroll
  • Create and maintain a good public image

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

To start the National Diploma course, you will need to have a Matric Certificate and complete the Business Management N4 – N6 National Certificate courses. Then, you will need to complete the required practical training. 

If you are already working, and are interested in getting your diploma, you will need to complete the necessary theoretical studies and get all required certificates. Then you have to submit the Business Management Logbook to receive your Business Management National Diploma.

The first theoretical course will be the Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, and the last one will be the Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate.


What Are My Options After Receiving My Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

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Once you have completed your training and gained your National Diploma, you can become a:

  • Business Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Public Relations Manager

Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma Curriculum

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma curriculum consists of:

  • Exit level outcomes
  • Associated assessment criteria
  • Range
  • Integrated assessment
  • International comparability


Using the
Business Management Logbook, you will be assessed in all the relevant aspects of the job.

18-Month Practical Training

To get your Business Management National Diploma, you need to complete 18-months of practical training. After completing all the theory course studies, you can apply for jobs or an internship in Business Management to complete your 18-months practical training.


Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma Log Book

The National N Diploma: Business Management: Logbook is used to document your practical work experience. The logbook will serve as the proof you need in order to obtain your Business Management National Diploma.

The National N Diploma: Business Management: Logbook is the record of your work, by your employer. This record involves the tasks you need to complete during your 18-month-long practical training period. Some of which include:

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Franchising
  • Buying an existing business
  • Expansion Internationally
  • Drafting Strategies
  • Conflict in the business
  • Organising of sales staff

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Benefits of Studying with Bellview Institute Of Distance Learning

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Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma Facebook Group

You can join Bellview’s Business Management Facebook group to interact with fellow students. You will receive the latest updates and news on the Business Management N6 National Diploma course, and can ask questions related to the course.

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Application Process

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How Do I Study For A Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

To study towards a Business Management National Diploma, the minimum entry requirement you need is a Matric Certificate. You can then:


When Can I Start Studying Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

You can study towards a Business Management National Diploma at any time, as long as  you have a Matric Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions

A NATED National Diploma course is a practical course taken after completing all N4 – N6 National Certificate theoretical studies in a specific field of study. The N6 National Diploma course is an 18-month-long practical training course.

The main purpose of Business Management is to monitor, plan and control the activities of a business, to ensure a business is performing at the best level possible.

With a National Diploma in Business Management, you can follow various Business Management careers, as well as start your own business.

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma course has 180 credits.

No, you cannot get a National Diploma in Business Management without a Matric Certificate. Matric is the minimum requirement to start the Business Management: NATED course programme.

A NATED N6 National Diploma course for Business Management takes 18 months to complete.

The entry requirement for a NATED N6 National Diploma course in Business Management is to have a National N6 Business Management Certificate.

With a N6 Business Management National Diploma you can get jobs such as:

  • Account Manager
  • Financial Administrator
  • Sales Representative

A business management diploma teaches a range of administrative, marketing and accounting tasks. As well as how to work closely with a team and develop skills to manage a business or organization successfully.

During your Business Management National Diploma course, you will complete practical tasks in accordance to the Business Management: Logbook.

Yes, completing the Business Management course and gaining a National Diploma is worth it. It will give you the certified proof of your qualification in Business Management in both the theoretical and practical aspects, and will give you an edge when applying for a variety of jobs.

Yes, you will need a Matric Certificate to start the NATED Business Management courses, in order to study towards a National Diploma.

The Business Management National Diploma course will take place in the workforce. For 18-months you will be required to complete tasks in the workplace as part of your practical training.

Yes, maths is part of Business Management, and is important in the running of every business, but is not the main focus of the course. In Business Management, there are various elements of economics and finance, but the course is aimed more towards managerial elements.

It will take about 3 years to complete your Business Management diploma.

Yes, a business management diploma is worth having as you will be in demand and have plenty of job opportunities. A business management diploma also prepares you for a range of different jobs, so if you decide to study business management the opportunities are endless.

Yes, Business Management is good career choice, as it is flexible, and allows for high paying career opportunities. Business Management is useful in a range of different fields, so having a Business Management qualification will allow you to pursue many job positions.

Managerial positions are one of the highest paid jobs in any industry, with Business Managers expecting an annual income of R420 000 per year, in South Africa.

Upon completion of your Business Management N6 National Diploma course, you can either explore careers in Business Management or further your studies with our other NATED courses.

No, it is not. The Business Management N6 is a National Diploma. The N6 National Certificate is a level lower than the N6 National Diploma.

NATED Business Management is a course that has three theory based courses and a practical course. In the practical course, you use the skills and knowledge you received in the three theory courses to complete a set of tasks in the Business Management Logbook.

Yes, you can. The N6 National Diploma course requires you to complete practical work. Your chances of being hired will increase because of the Diploma and the work experience you have.

All courses can become difficult but if you work at your own pace it will be easy to handle.

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma curriculum consists of:

  • Exit level outcomes
  • Associated assessment criteria
  • Range
  • Integrated assessment
  • International comparability

Author: Ashley Roskruge
Editor: Connor Bergsma
Date Published: May 16, 2022