Course Summary

Course Name:

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N6, NQF5

Duration:

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate is the third and final theoretical course of study you need to complete in order to get your Financial Management National Diploma.

Course Information:

Course Name Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate
AccreditationAccredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Financial Accounting N6 Internal Exam
Financial Accounting N6 External Exam

Computerised Financial Systems N6 Internal Exam
Computerised Financial Systems N6 External Exam

Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Internal Exam
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 External Exam

Cost and Management Accounting N6 Internal Exam
Cost and Management Accounting N6 External Exam

Award Type National Certificate: N6 Financial Management
Award Issued By The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID66998
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry RequirementFinancial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

Subjects For Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

There are a total of four course subjects you need to take during the year that make up your N6 Financial Management curriculum. These subjects are:

  • Financial Accounting N6
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6


What Will I Learn?

During this course, you will complete your knowledge gained on:

  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Business
  • Cost and Management


Learn new topics such as:

  • Mercantile Law


Career Opportunities:

The following career opportunities are available once you have completed your Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate:

  • Financial Manager
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Creditors Clerk


Salary Expectations

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


Role And Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities will vary depending on the career path you choose to follow in each Financial Management sector. Expected roles and responsibilities in Financial Management typically include:

  • Maintaining financial records and transactions
  • Reviewing financial records
  • Generating balance sheets
  • Accounting or inspecting the financial activity of a business.

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course is the final theoretical course you are expected to do in your journey towards a Financial Management: National Diploma.

To study the Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course, you will need to complete your Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate course first.


What Are My Options After Receiving A Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate?

After completing your Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course, you are eligible to apply for a National Diploma course in Financial Management. To achieve your National Diploma, you will be required to complete 18-months practical training.

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Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Curriculum

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate curriculum consists of four study subjects, of which you are required to write two assessments and two examinations for each, during the course of the year.


Assessments To Be Completed In Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

The assessments to be completed during the Financial Management N6 course include:

  • Financial Accounting N6 Assessment 1
  • Financial Accounting N6 Assessment 2
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6 Assessment 1
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6 Assessment 2
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Assessment 1
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Assessment 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6 Assessment 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6 Assessment 2


Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Exams

For each subject taken, you are required to write two examinations. There will be one internal examination and one external examination, per subject.

Why Choose To Study With Bellview Institute of Distance Learning?

There are many advantages to choosing to study via distance learning through Bellview Institute. View our benefits here.

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You can join Bellview’s Facebook group to interact with Bellview staff and fellow students. You will receive the latest updates and news on the Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, and are free to ask any questions.

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Application Process

Bellview’s registrations are open all year round. You can apply by:


Call or WhatsApp: 065 656 9818
Landline Number: 021 838 8280


How Do I Study For Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate?

To study the Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course, you will need to have your Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate. Once you have that, you need to:


When Can I Start Studying Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate?

You can start studying for a Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate at any time, provided you have your Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate. Bellview’s application process is open all year round.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Financial Management: NATED N6 course is the final theoretical course you need to take in financial management, and is designed to complete your understanding of pursuing a career in this direction.

The National N6 Certificate is a post-matric National Certificate and is the final National Certificate you will receive in Financial Management.

You can only receive your Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate once you completed all the relevant assessments and exams required.

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate has a total of 60 credits.

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate is equivalent to any certificate at NQF level 05.

There are no correlations between a NATED certificate and university entry requirements. This qualification by itself will not get you into a university.

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate focuses on the following subjects:

  • Financial Accounting N6
  • Computerized Financial Systems N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Cost & Management Accounting N6

Yes, the NATED Financial Management programme is accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupation (QCTO). This ensures that their courses meet the internationally set educational standards.

Yes, all NATED courses are recognized as they meet all of the proposed educational levels on an international level.

You can go into the following career paths with a Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate:

  • Financial Manager
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Creditors Clerk

You will need a Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate to start this course.

Some main advantages of Financial Management include:

  • Having professional advice for managing finances
  • Having someone to hold accountable for handling finances
  • Having someone who can handle finances with confidence
  • An offset for the cost of services

Some careers in Financial Management are:

  • Auditor
  • Financial Manager
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Financial Administrator

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate is on an NQF level 05.

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO) accredits all NATED courses.

Yes, Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate has the following SAQA ID number: 66998.

NATED qualifications are awarded by the DHET and the QCTO.

The four main types of financial decisions include:

  • Financing
  • Investment
  • Dividend
  • Working Capital

The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate takes a total of 6 to 12 months to complete.

Yes, Financial Managers are one of the most in-demand jobs in South Africa’s accounting and finance sector.

The SAQA ID for the Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course is 66998.

Yes, Financial Management is a good career. Financial Management has one of the best job opportunity availability in South Africa, as working in finance is one of the most in demand jobs.

Contact one of our course specialists, for more information on tuition and registration fees.

Yes, the Financial Management N6 course will be your last theoretical course taken before you graduate from your Financial Management studies. After completing this course you will be ready for the workforce.

After completing the N6 Financial Management course, and gaining a Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, you will be eligible to register for a National Diploma course. Getting your National Diploma greatly increases your employability.

Accounting handles the recording of the transactions of a business, whereas auditing handles the evaluation of transactions, to determine the fairness of accounts, and to see whether all the numbers are correct.

In the beginning, the course may seem a little hard. However, If you love working with numbers, good at problem solving, and read through the course material you will enjoy this course.

The four Financial Management functions include:

  • Financial planning
  • Capital composition
  • Fund investment
  • Financial controls

During your N6 Financial Management course, you will complete two assessments, and write two examinations, for each of your course subjects.

Financial Managers earn about R65 000 per month in South Africa, with salary ranges from anywhere between R30 000 – R100 000 or above, depend on level, and position within a company.

To pass the financial management course, you will have to study the course material and prepare for all course assessments, as well as the internal and external exams.

No, it is not. The Financial Management N6 National Certificate is not equivalent to any other qualification. It is unique in its purpose and learning outcomes.

At Bellview Institute of Distance Learning, your APS Score does not determine your acceptance into our Financial Management courses or any courses. We only need you to have a Matric Certificate.

Once you have completed your Financial Management N4 – N6 course, and you have successfully done 18-month work training. You work as a financial manager or auditor.

Yes, finance will always be in demand. Organisations will always need Financial Managers to manage the organisation money.

These are the skills a Financial Manager needs:

  • Leadership skills
  • Organization skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team-working skills

The assessments to be completed during the Financial Management N6 course include:

  • Financial Accounting N6 Assessment 1&2
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6 Assessment 1&2
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Assessment 1&2
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6 Assessment 1&2

Here is what you can do with an N6 National Certificate:

  • Financial Manager
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Creditors clerk

A Financial Manager earns roughly R52 232 per month in South Africa.

These are the highest paying jobs in Finance:

  • Investment banker
  • Information technology auditor
  • Compliance analyst
  • Financial analyst

The goals of Financial Management are:

  • To maintain the highest value for the company’s assets
  • Increasing the company’s financial standing
  • Maximize profits
  • Minimize the cost of doing business
  • Avoid bankruptcy

A good financial manager approaches challenges in a collaborative way. They welcome constructive criticism and provide their staff with well-informed advice to help in decision-making.

These are the benefits of becoming a Financial Manager:

  • High earning potential
  • Financial Managers are in demand
  • You can work in different businesses and organisations
  • You can specialize in certain areas
  • You can help the business achieve their financial goals

Author: Ashley Roskruge
Editor: Connor Bergsma
Date Published: May 10, 2022