Course Summary

Course Name:
N5 Financial Management
Certification Type:
Course Level:

N5 Financial Management : National Certificate

If you’re looking to gain even more knowledge and skills to add to your CV, then the N5 Financial Management course is your best friend! It builds up on everything you have learnt, developing the knowledge and skills even further to help you succeed in your future of finance!

After completing all three courses in our Financial Management course programme, combined with a total of 18 months practical experience, you will be awarded your National Diploma.

Course Information

Certificate Type 

National Certificate: N5 Financial Management 

Accredited by 

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Awarded by

The DHET and The QCTO

NQF Level 

Level 5






12 months

Entry Requirement

National Certificate: N4 Financial Management


The N5 Financial Management course starts where the N4 left off. You will be building on the skills and knowledge you have learnt and go further into depth and will continue in the N6, diving even deeper.

(+N4 Financial Management subjects)

  • Financial Accounting N5
  • Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5

Practical Work Experience

Along with your N5 subjects, you are required to complete 6 months of practical work based experience to receive your certificate.

And you’re in luck! The DHET has a free service to help our students match up with companies who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to help you gain that practical experience!

Assignments and Examinations 

During your 12 month course there will be a total of three open book assignments per subject which can be completed at home.

You will also write one final exam for each subject, which is set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

The exam can be written during one of the two periods:

  • May / June 
  • October / November

What Can You Become?

After completing your N5 Financial Management Course you now have the opportunity to level up a little in your career. Below are three of the many possible jobs you could apply to with your N5 Certificate:

  • Internal Auditor clerk 
  • Bookkeeper
  • Insurance Sales Manager

Build Your Future In Finance!

Are you ready to enter the world of finance and gain even more knowledge and skills to help you boost your career?

Register today and allow Bellview to help you level up! 

If you have any further questions regarding our Financial Management or any of our other courses, do not hesitate to get in touch.

  • Give us a call on our toll free number 0800 39 00 27
  • Fill out our contact form at the bottom of the page
  • Chat to us on Whatsapp 082 318 8892

Give your career the Bellview boost!

Last Updated: 05 August 2020