Available Accredited Courses

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CIMA Courses

CIMA courses equip students with skills in Business and Accounting. You can complete a CIMA course through an external learning institution like Bellview.

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Diploma Courses

Diploma Courses

Diploma Courses provide students with career-focused studies that will give them a comprehensive understanding of the different aspects within their field.

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Educare Courses

Educare Diploma

An Educare Diploma course is a great way to start your Educare professional journey. Bellview has all NATED Educare courses you can study.

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ICB Courses

ICB Courses

Bellview offers a number of ICB courses to help you prepare for a career in business by teaching you management, administrative, and bookkeeping skills.

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Management Assistant Courses

Management Assistant Diploma

A Management Assistant Diploma is the perfect way to start your career in management. Through Bellview Institute of Distance Learning, you can study all Management Assistant courses.

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Management Courses

Management Courses

Management Courses refer to all the managerial aspects of a business or company. They are ideal for students looking into a career in the management sector.

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NATED Courses

NATED Courses

There are many reasons why studying a NATED course is a good idea. NATED courses are designed and presented to potential students who wish to further their careers and obtain their national diplomas.

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No Matric Courses

No Matric Courses

If you do not have a Matric Certificate, Bellview Institute of Distance Learning offers a range of qualifications to study with no National Senior Certificate.

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Secretarial Courses

Secretarial Courses

Secretaries offer support in a business structure to make sure that things run smoothly by practicing communication, organisation and processing information.

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Why Should I Study An Accredited Course?

There are many reasons why you should choose to further your studies by completing an accredited course:

  • Increased credibility: As the name suggests, having completed an accredited course will give you more credibility as a potential employee
  • Increased hiring opportunities: Employers are much more likely to hire someone who has accreditation. This means that you will have more opportunities to get hired than someone without an accredited qualification
  • Highly recognised courses: Accredited courses are held in high regard by employers. This increases your job security as you will be seen as a very beneficial asset
  • Increased earning potential: The more skills you have, the more different tasks you can complete in a work environment. You will learn many essential skills when doing an accredited course which can then in turn help to increase your earning potential
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Our Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is accredited with the ICB who is the Quality Assurance Partner (QAP) for the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

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Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 301089


Our Accredited ICB Courses

Small Business Financial Management: ICB National Certificate 

SAQA ID number: 48736
Qualification Title: National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management
Qualification Type: National Certificate
Originator: SGB GET & FET Business, Commerce and Management Studies
Course Credits: 120
NQF level 04

Instructional Offering/Exit Level Outcomes:

The qualifying learner will be able to:

  • Record business transactions and prepare statements
  • Calculate Value Added Tax (VAT) and prepare tax returns
  • Calculate gross pay and deductions 
  • Prepare IRP 5s as required by legislation
  • Interpret final accounts as per organisational requirements
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  • Calculate the cost of products and distinguish between fixed and variable costs, carry out break-even analysis and calculate selling prices
  • Prepare a business plan and budget
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace


Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

The learner who acquires this qualification should be able to demonstrate an ability to:

  • Make organisational payments
  • Calculate Value Added Tax using VAT rules and rates
  • Calculate gross wages from time records
  • Make adjustments for stock evaluation, depreciation, and bad debts
  • Calculate the level of the working capital required in the business
  • Draw up financial business plans

Office Administration – Business Management: ICB Higher Certificate

SAQA ID number: 23619|
Qualification Title: Higher Certificate: Office Administration
Qualification Type: National Higher Certificate
Originator: Institute of Administration and Commerce
Course Credits: 240
NQF level 05

Instructional Offering/Exit Level Outcomes:

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Economics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Labour Relations
  • Management
  • Law
  • Business and Office Administration
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Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

The learner who acquires this qualification should be able to demonstrate an ability to:

  • Allocate overheads to calculate recovery rates
  • Use these rates to calculate recoveries, and know how to treat under- or over-recoveries
  • Prepare a budgeted income statement and balance sheet
  • Evaluate capital budgets
  • Identify revenue and cost curves to highlight marginal revenues and costs
  • Compute prices
  • Produce cash flow statements
  • Determine strengths and weaknesses in policy to prepare a more suitable policy
  • Calculate marginal cost of capital
  • Discuss the effects of financial leverage
  • Explain the different forms of available finance

Financial Accounting – Business Management: ICB National Diploma

SAQA ID number: 20366
Qualification Title: National Diploma: Financial Accounting
Qualification Type: Advanced Certificate
Originator: The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Pty Ltd
Course Credits: 280
NQF level 06

Instructional Offering/Exit Level Outcomes:

  • Competence in all areas of Financial Accounting
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Understanding and applying tax regulations in the field of personal and business taxation
  • Understanding of the nature of law and the role of law within which an accountant operates
  • Competence in all areas of Financial Management
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  • Demonstrates an understanding of internal and external auditing processes
  • Understanding of Information Systems in business
  • Demonstrates understanding of the key marketing and management theories, concepts, and techniques operating within business organisations
  • Understands and applies sound accounting theory and practice
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Management Accounting control systems
  • Understanding of Financial Accounting on the Regulatory Framework
  • Knowledge of corporate strategy


Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

The learner who acquires this qualification should be able to demonstrate:

  • Competence in the principles underlying Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Cost and Management Accounting techniques operating within business organisations
  • Understanding the structure and operation of the taxation system
  • Explaining the operation of the Legal System about Common Law, Equity and Judicial Precedent, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Statute Law, Case Law, and EC Law
  • Making effective and relevant decisions in the area of Financial Management
  • An understanding of the principles of Auditing and the role of professional and legal bodies relating to the audit function
  • Applying key marketing and management theories
  • Skills in information selection, retrieval, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and criticism of Accountancy-related problems or issues


Department Of Higher Education And Training

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning has been awarded a distance learning Exam Number by the DHET Exams division: 01999921101199995016


Our Accredited NATED Courses

NATED Business Management

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2616

Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66871
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Business Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4090304: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 4010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 4010154: Introductory Accounting N4
  • Code 5140364: Management Communication N4
  • Code 6030204: Computer Practices N4
  • Code 6030154: Computerised Financial Systems N4
  • Code 6030134: Introductory Computer Practice N4
  • Code 13030094: Mercantile Law N4
  • Code 22020034: Economics N4
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Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66929
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Business Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110455: Labour Relations N5
  • Code 4090325: Sales Management N5
  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 4010185: Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 5070035: Public Relations N5
  • Code 6030175: Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Code 6030165: Computer Practice N5
  • Code 13030105: Mercantile Law N5
  • Code 22020095: Economics N5

     

Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66995
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Business Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110486: Labour Relations N6
  • Code 4010196: Cost and Management Accounting N6
  • Code 4010216: Financial Accounting N6
  • Code 4090336: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Code 4090346: Sales Management N6
  • Code 5140296: Marketing Communication N6
  • Code 5070046: Public Relations N6
  • Code 6030186: Computerised Financial Systems N6
  • Code 6030196: Computer Practice N6

NATED Financial Management

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 07-QCTO/SDP290618-2618

Financial Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66874
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Financial Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4090304: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 4010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 5140364: Management Communication N4
  • Code 6030154: Computerised Financial Systems N4

Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66954
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Financial Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

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Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 04010185: Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 06030175: Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Code 13030105: Mercantile Law N5
  • Code 22020095: Economics N5

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66998
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Financial Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4010216: Financial Accounting N6
  • Code 04010196: Cost and Management Accounting N6
  • Code 4090336: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Code 4010206: Income Tax N6
  • Code 06030186: Computerised Financial Systems N6


NATED Educare

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2617

Educare: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66883
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Educare
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110384: Day Care Personnel Development N4
  • Code 7080104: Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N4
  • Code 7080094: Education N4
  • Code 9070244: Child Health N4

Educare: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66971
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Educare
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

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Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110455: Labour Relations N5
  • Code 4090325: Sales Management N5
  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 4010185: Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 5070035: Public Relations N5
  • Code 6030175: Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Code 6030165: Computer Practice N5
  • Code 13030105: Mercantile Law N5
  • Code 22020095: Economics N5

     

Educare: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 67007
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Educare
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110486: Labour Relations N6
  • Code 4010196: Cost and Management Accounting N6
  • Code 4010216: Financial Accounting N6
  • Code 4090336: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Code 4090346: Sales Management N6
  • Code 5140296: Marketing Communication N6
  • Code 5070046: Public Relations N6
  • Code 6030186: Computerised Financial Systems N6
  • Code 6030196: Computer Practice N6

NATED Management Assistant

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2621

Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66876
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Management Assistant
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 4090304: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 4021214: Office Practice N4
  • Code 4010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 4010154: Introductory Accounting N4
  • Code 5140344: Communication N4
  • Code 6050014: Introductory Information Processing N4
  • Code 6030204: Computer Practice N4
  • Code 6030134: Introductory Computer Practice N4
  • Code 6020254: Information Processing N4
  • Code 21010024: Public Administration N4
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Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66956
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Management Assistant
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 4021225: Office Practice N5
  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 5140395: Communication N5
  • Code 5140275: Kommunikasie N5
  • Code 6030165: Computer Practice N5
  • Code 6020275 Information Processing N5
  • Code 21010055: Municipal Administration N5
  • Code 21010035: Public Administration N5

     

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 67001
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Management Assistant
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 04010216: Financial Accounting N6
  • Code 04021236: Office Practice N6
  • Code 04090336: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Code 05140286: Kommunikasie N6
  • Code 05140406: Communication N6
  • Code 06020286: Information Processing N6
  • Code 06030196: Computer Practice N6
  • Code 21010066: Public Administration N6
  • Code 21010086: Municipal Administration N6

NATED Legal Secretary

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2620

Legal Secretary: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66880
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Legal Secretary
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 04010154: Introductory Accounting N4
  • Code 04010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 04021214: Office Practice N4
  • Code 04090304: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 05140344: CommunicationN4
  • Code 06020254: Information Processing N4
  • Code 06030134: Introductory Computer Practice N4
  • Code 06030204: Computer Practice N4
  • Code 06050014: Introductory Information Processing N4
  • Code 13030094: Mercantile Law N4
  • Code 21010024: Public Administration N4
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Legal Secretary: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66959
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Legal Secretary
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 0402 1225: Office Practice N5
  • Code 05140395: Communication N5
  • Code 06020275: Information Processing N5
  • Code 13030115: Legal Practice N5

     

Legal Secretary: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 67004
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Legal Secretary
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering:

  • Code 04021236: Office Practice N6
  • Code 05140286: Kommunikasie N6
  • Code 05140406: Communication N6
  • Code 06020286: Information Processing N6
  • Code 13030126: Legal Practice N6

NATED Marketing Management

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2622

Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66872
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110424: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 4090304: Marketing Management N4
  • Code 4010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 4010154: Introductory Accounting N4
  • Code 5140364: Management Communication N4
  • Code 6030204: Computer Practice N4
  • Code 6030134: Introductory Computer Practice N4
  • Code 13030094: Mercantile Law N4
  • Code 22020034: Economics N4
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Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66952
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Marketing Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110455: Labour Relations N5
  • Code 4030065: Marketing Management N5
  • Code 4090325: Sales Management N5
  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 5070035: Public Relations N5
  • Code 6030175: Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Code 6030165: Computer Practice N5
  • Code 13030105: Mercantile Law N5
  • Code 22020095: Economics N5

     

Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66996
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Marketing Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4030086: Marketing Research N6
  • Code 4090346: Sales Management N6
  • Code 4030076: Marketing Management N6
  • Code 540296: Marketing Communication N6

NATED Human Resource Management

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Pty. Ltd. Accreditation Number: 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2619

Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66873
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N4 Human Resource Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110424: Personnel Management N4
  • Code 4090304: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Code 4010164: Financial Accounting N4
  • Code 4010154: Introductory Accounting N4
  • Code 5140364: Management Communication N4
  • Code 6030204: Computer Practice N4
  • Code 6030134: Introductory Computer Practice N4
  • Code 22020034: Economics N4
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Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66953
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N5 Human Resource Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4110455: Labour Relations N5
  • Code 4110445: Personnel Training N5
  • Code 4110435: Personnel Management N5
  • Code 4090315: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Code 4010175: Financial Accounting N5
  • Code 5070035: Public Relations N5
  • Code 6030165: Computer Practice N5
  • Code 22020095: Economics N5

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

SAQA ID number: 66997
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6 Human Resource Management
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 05

Instructional Offering: 

  • Code 4090315: Labour Relations N6
  • Code 4110486: Labour Relations N6
  • Code 4010216: Financial Accounting N6
  • Code 4090336: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Code 4110466: Personnel Management N6
  • Code 4110476: Personnel Training N6
  • Code 6030196: Computer Practice N6

What Is An Accredited Course?

Accredited courses are learning programmes that meet the required industry standards. 

These educational quality standards include things like:

  • The qualifications of lecturers – ensuring your lecturer is properly qualified to teach a specific programme
  • The quality of the institution and services – ensuring the availability and quality of administrative support, financial viability, and proper infrastructure, 
  • The textbooks and study notes used by the educational institution  – ensuring that the syllabus and unit standards are properly covered in the learning materials
  • Quality of facilities – proper offices, furniture, exam rooms, a strong room with a safe for exam papers, and a safe working environment for employees
  • The courses are also recognised on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). These are high-quality education courses that are recognised by employers and institutes, opening many doors in your future career path.
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Our Accredited Courses

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning offers a variety of accredited courses for you to choose from. These include our NATED and ICB courses.

ICB Courses:

  • ICB: Business Management: 301089
  • ICB: Bookkeeping and Accounting: 301089
  • ICB: Office Administration: 301089


NATED Courses:


ICB Courses

ICB: Business Management: 

Entry Requirements

To start the foundation level course in ICB Business Management, you need to have a grade 11 or an equivalent qualification.

Each separate course follows the previous one. After you have completed the foundation course, you can start the next course and so on.


Award Types

National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management (NQF level 4)

Award type: National Certificate and a Programme Completion Certificate


Higher Certificate in Office Administration (NQF level 5)
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Award type: National Higher Certificate and a Programme Completion Certificate


National Diploma in Financial Accounting (NQF level 6)

Award type: National Diploma and a Programme Completion Certificate


Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Business Management:


Business Analyst

Business Analysts work to improve the systems and processes within a business. Responsibilities of a Business Analyst include:

  • Research and analysis to determine solutions for issues within the business
  • Introducing new and improved business systems 
  • Suggesting better business systems to prevent future complications

Human Resource Manager

Human Resource Managers lead and direct routine functions within the Human Resources department. Responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager include:

  • Interviewing staff and determining who to hire
  • Administering employee benefits as well as pay and leave
  • Overseeing the workflow of the department daily

Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrators handle duties related to the payroll of a company. Responsibilities of a Payroll Administrator include:

  • Ensuring that employees put in their expected work hours
  • Calculating wages and salaries
  • Deducting tax payments

     

ICB: Bookkeeping and Accounting

Entry Requirements

To start with the foundation level: National Certificate in Bookkeeping, you will need to have a grade 10 or equivalent qualification. 

The courses must be taken in order. Each course counts as the entry requirement for the course that follows.


Award Types

National Certificate in Bookkeeping (NQF level 3)

Award type: National Certificate: Bookkeeping


FET Certificate in Bookkeeping (NQF level 4)

Award type: Further Education and Training Certificate: Bookkeeping

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National Diploma in Technical Financial Accounting (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting


National Diploma in Certified Financial Accounting (NQF level 6)

Award type: National Diploma: Certified Financial Accounting


Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Financial Accounting:


Financial Accountant

Financial Accountants are responsible for running the financial and accounting activities within a business. Responsibilities of a Financial Accountant include:

  • Creating tax reports
  • Processing inventory
  • Determining the accuracy of financial records

Tax Consultant

Tax Consultants advise businesses in making informed decisions about tax-related issues. Responsibilities of a Tax Consultant include:

  • Preparing tax returns
  • Giving tax-related information to clients
  • Communicating rules and regulations regarding taxes within the business

Management Accountant

Management Accountants do accounting tasks that are essential to the operation of the business. Responsibilities of a Management Accountant include:

  • Organizing financial tasks
  • Developing and structuring budgets
  • Strategic planning

     

ICB: Office Administration

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric or matric equivalent (NSC) to start the entry-level course in ICB Office Administration.


Award Types

National Certificate in Office Administration (NQF level 5)

Award type: Certificate: Office Administration


Higher Certificate in Office Administration (NQF level 5)

Award type: Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Diploma in Office Administration (NQF level 6)

Award type: Diploma: Office Administration

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Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Office Administration:


Marketing Administrator

Marketing Administrators promote the branding of companies and products to increase the customers’ awareness. Responsibilities of a Marketing Administrator include:

  • Market research
  • Implementing marketing strategies
  • Communicating the virtues of the brand

Human Resource Administrator

Human Resource Administrators support the Human Resource department. They do this by acting as a point of contact for the employees. Responsibilities of a Human Resource Administrator include:

  • Organising personnel records
  • Updating the Human Resources database
  • Preparing documents

Office Manager

Office Managers ensure that offices function efficiently. Responsibilities of an Office Manager include:

  • Organising meetings
  • Managing databases
  • Organising processes for new employees


NATED Courses

NATED: Business Management

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric certificate (NSC) to start your N4 Business Management Course.

After completing your N4 course, you can complete your N5 course and N6 course in that order.


Award Types

N4 National Qualification Course in Business Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Business Management


N5 National Qualification Course in Business Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Business Management

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N6 National Qualification Course in Business Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Business Management 

Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Business Management:

Marketing Manager

Marketing Managers promote the business’s products and services. Responsibilities of a Marketing Manager include:

  • Develop marketing plans
  • Manage social media accounts 
  • Implement SEO strategies

     

Office Administrator

Office administrators make sure that the day-to-day operations in a business run smoothly. Responsibilities of Office Administrators include:

  • Filing documents
  • Taking calls
  • Emailing clients

     

Sales Executive

Sales executives offer new products and services to potential customers. Some responsibilities of Sales Executives include:

  • Set sales goals
  • Analyse sales reports
  • Forecast sales

NATED: Financial Management

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric certificate (NSC) to start your N4 Financial Management course.

After completing your N4, you can complete the following courses in order.


Award Types

National Certificate: N4 Financial Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Financial Management


National Certificate: N5 Financial Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Financial Management 

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National Certificate: N6 Financial Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Financial Management


Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Financial Management:

Financial Manager

Financial Managers aid the business in maintaining and improving their financial health. Responsibilities of a Financial Manager include:

  • Daily financial reporting
  • Monitoring cash flow
  • Analysing business targets

     

Auditor

Auditors protect the assets of a business by maintaining compliance with internal control procedures. Responsibilities of an Auditor include:

  • Documenting audit tests
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • Preparing reports

     

Accountant

Accountants keep and interpret financial records. Responsibilities of Accountants include:

  • Preparing tax returns
  • Conducting risk analysis
  • Evaluating financial operations

     

NATED: Educare

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric certificate to start your N4 course in Educare. The courses should then be completed in order.


Award types

Educare: National Certificate N4 (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Educare


Educare: National Certificate N5 (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Educare


Educare: National Diploma N6 (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Educare

accredited courses

Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a National Diploma in Educare:


Daycare Centre Administrator

Daycare Centre Administrators are responsible for administrative elements that take place within the Daycare. Responsibilities of a Daycare Centre Administrator include:

  • Keeping the daycare staffed
  • Keeping records of students and personnel
  • Handling budgets

Au Pair

Au Pairs take care of the children in a family and take care of their needs as the family requests. Responsibilities of Au Pairs include:

  • Meal preparation
  • Keeping the children on schedule
  • Transporting the children

Babysitter

Babysitters care for children at appointed times as the family requests. Some of the responsibilities of a Babysitter include:

  • Playing with children
  • Preparing food
  • Cleaning the play areas

     

NATED: Management Assistant

Entry Requirements

To start your N4 Management Assistant course, you simply need a matric certificate (NSC).


Award Type

N4 Management Assistant (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Management Assistant


N5 Management Assistant (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Management Assistant


N6 Management Assistant (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Management Assistant

accredited Courses

Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Management Assistant:

Personal Assistant

Personal Assistants carry out administrative tasks for a single person. Some of the responsibilities of a Personal Assistant are:

  • Taking phone calls
  • Diary planning
  • Preparing necessary documents

     

Receptionist

Receptionists help with coordination and communication within a business. Some of the responsibilities of a Receptionist are:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Booking meetings
  • Answering and forwarding calls

     

Data Capturer

A Data Capturer gathers data to capture and transfer it into databases. Some of the responsibilities of a Data Capturer are:

  • Scanning through information
  • Organising information
  • Promote swift capturing of information

     

NATED: Legal Secretary

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric certificate (NSC) to start with your N4 Legal Secretary course. 

After obtaining your N4, you can study the following two courses in order.


Award Types

National Certificate: N4 Legal Secretary (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Legal Secretary 


National Certificate: N5 Legal Secretary (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Legal Secretary 

accredited Courses
National Certificate: N6 Legal Secretary (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Legal Secretary


Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Legal Secretary, such as:


Legal Secretary

Legal Secretaries carry out administrative tasks in a law firm or court. Some of the responsibilities of a Legal Secretary include:

  • Preparing legal papers
  • Collecting information for cases
  • Attending court to take notes

Office Manager

Office Managers ensure that office processes run smoothly by managing staff members. Some of the responsibilities of an Office Manager are:

  • Working through complaints and queries
  • Delegating tasks 
  • Managing office budgets

Paralegal

Paralegals work under the supervision of attorneys and so their work is often intertwined. Some of the responsibilities of a Paralegal are:

  • Conducting interviews
  • Locating witnesses
  • Summarising depositions and testimonies


NATED: Marketing Management

Entry Requirements

You will need a matric certificate (NSC) to start your N4 Marketing Management course.

After completing your N4, you can complete the following courses in order.


Award Types

National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management 


National Certificate: N5 Marketing Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: Marketing Management

accredited Courses
National Certificate: N6 Marketing Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Marketing Management

Career Opportunities

You will be able to pursue the following careers with a qualification in Business Management:

Digital Marketer

Digital Marketers mostly ensure that websites are easily available to the business’ audience. Responsibilities of a Digital Marketer include:

  • Creating website content
  • Implementing content strategies
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Market Research Analyst

Market Research Analysts gather data to market company products or services efficiently. Responsibilities of a Market Research Analyst include:

  • Collecting data on consumers, competitors, and markets
  • Creating reports to illustrate gathered information
  • Designing surveys

Copywriter

Copywriters are responsible for producing engaging text for advertising channels. Responsibilities of a Copywriter include:

  • Researching keywords
  • Writing engaging content
  • Proofreading written work

NATED: Human Resource Management

Entry Requirements

N4 Human Resource Management can be completed with a matric certificate (NSC).

After completing your N4, you can go on to study your N5, and thereafter your N6.


Award Types

N4 Human Resource Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N4 Human Resources Management


N5 Human Resource Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N5 Resource Management

accredited Courses
N6 Human Resource Management (NQF level 5)

Award type: National Certificate: N6 Human Resource Management


Career Opportunities

Labour Relations Officers

Labour Relations is one of the specialised fields in Human Resources. Responsibilities of Labour Relations Officers include:

  • Collective bargaining processes
  • Developing labour policies
  • Ensure compliance with laws and contracts

     

Compensation/benefit Analyst

Compensation/benefit Analysts evaluate jobs in the business to classify them according to the level of responsibilities they have. Roles of Compensation/benefit Analyst include:

  • Researching pay
  • Determining benefits
  • Developing appropriate financial structures

     

Human Resources Information Systems

Human Resources Information Systems involves collecting and organising data regarding employees. Responsibilities of those in Human Resources Information systems include:

  • Absence and leave management
  • Workflows
  • Recruitment tracking

Benefits Of Studying An Accredited Course With Bellview

You can choose to complete an Accredited course with Bellview Institute of Distance learning. Here are some of the benefits we have to offer:

  • Support: At Bellview, our trained staff are ready to assist you with any queries within 24 hours
  • Deliveries: After registering for one of our courses, your course material will arrive within 5 days
  • Quick results: We make sure that assessments are marked and commented on as soon as possible so you can receive results quickly
  • Support groups: Those who continue their studies with us will get access to the Together We Pass student platform. This allows students to communicate and support each other
  • Year-round registration: You can register at any time of the year when you choose to study with Bellview. We do not have application deadlines 
  • Applying: If you want to study one of the courses Bellview has to offer, you can reach us by calling our landline (0800 39 00 27), speaking directly with a qualified Bellview course expert, or applying online
accredited Courses

Why Choose To Study A Course Through Distance Learning?

Studying through distance learning has many benefits:

  • Study from home: You can study from the comfort of your own home with distance learning as you do not have physical classes to attend
  • Scheduling: You can study whenever you have the time. The only requirement is that you should be ready by your examination date
  • Work and study: With no physical classes, you can work while you are completing your studies. If you want to receive an income, gain work experience, and also improve your skills, distance learning is a great option for you
  • Fewer expenses: Through distance learning, you will be able to save money on traveling. You will also have to pay less in general since there are no physical classes
Accredited Courses

Frequently Asked Questions

Accredited courses are specially created to equip students with practical and technical skills that are not included in other courses or programmes. The aim of these courses is to make sure that students are ready to enter the workforce once they receive their qualifications.

Accredited qualifications are reviewed, recognised, and monitored by regulatory bodies to ensure quality education.

Unaccredited courses have no quality control. If a course is accredited, students know they are receiving a quality education. This will also count in their favour regarding future employers.

Employers look for people with accredited courses as it ensures that the potential employee has received quality education which is beneficial in the work field.

Accredited Course

Accredited courses are courses that are of high quality. Accreditation refers to the quality and reliability of the course you are taking.

Qualification

A qualification better refers to the professional status or competence of a person.

You can still find a job if the course you take is not accredited.

You will, however, have less variety to choose from and limit your career options. You will also be less likely to be employed than someone who has done an accredited course.

Courses are accredited if they have been approved by a professional organisation.

If you are uncertain about whether your course is accredited or not, you can simply research who is offering the course.

Accredited qualifications show that you have knowledge and skills in a specialised subject that meet the correct educational requirements. Employers need to know that potential employees are serious about their work field and have concrete knowledge to do their job.

No, the SAQA certificate remains valid – even if new certificates are implemented, the holder of the certificate will not be expected to get the newer version and the older version will still be accepted.

The accreditation of course or institution will need to be renewed periodically. This ensures that the quality and educational value of the course/institution is maintained.

However, if you have obtained an accredited qualification, that qualification will remain accredited. Since that qualification met the standards for accreditation, its accreditation will not expire.

There are two main types of accreditation: institutional and programme-based.

Institutional accreditation means that an institution has obtained accreditation for the entire institution.

Programme-based accreditation relates to individually accredited programmes within the institution.

Yes, Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is fully accredited to offer reputable Distance Learning courses.

NATED courses are accredited by Umalusi and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

Yes. A course that is Recognised does not always mean it is accredited. What it does mean is that that course has a high possibility of getting you employed and that the skills that course provides are highly favourable to employers.

For a course to be accredited means it has been recognised by a professional body related to that specific qualification, for example, bookkeeping and accounting courses are recognised by the ICB( Institute of Certified Bookkeepers).

Some of the areas that are assessed during accreditation:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Programme Type
  • Student Needs
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Research

 Our NATED and ICB courses are accredited with SAQA and the DHET.

You can study the following ICB Courses without a matric certificate:

  • Bookeeping: ICB National Certificate
  • Bookkeeping: ICB FET Certificate
  • Small Business Financial Management: ICB National Certificate

Accredited courses are highly beneficial and increases your credibility as a potential employee. As such, it increases your possibility of landing a job and earning more money.

There are government bodies and organizations that are responsible for setting and maintaining a certain standard of education that courses need to meet, in order to be taught to students. There are different groups that accredit different courses, but all courses must meet the standards set up by SAQA. SAQA sets the standards for all higher education and training institutions in South Africa.

Being accredited means that the course has met all these standards.

Non-Accredited Courses have no connection to any external accreditation bodies. These courses are focused on giving the student specific knowledge in a particular skill set.

No, you cannot. Most accredited courses take between 12 and 18 months to complete.

All college websites should state if their courses are accredited or not. If they are accredited, they should provide information on which organisation or professional body they are accredited by.

Not all courses are accredited. However, accredited courses are better if you need a recognised professional qualification.

Non-accredited courses are not linked to any professional bodies. They may not be recognised as a legitimate qualification but they will help you refine your skills in your career field or for hobby purposes. The main purpose is to improve or expand your skills in a specific career.

The purpose of accreditation is to make sure that higher education institutions are providing the right quality of education set by professional accreditation bodies.

Yes, you can. You can get a job with a non-accredited qualification. You might not be able to apply for executive positions.

Accredited courses are important because you can rely on the training and know that it is of high standards. Accredited courses provide quality education and training that is recognised by other institutions and independent bodies.

Yes, they are. Accredited courses show that the qualification you will be studying toward is recognised by independent and notable industry approved bodies.

Yes, they are. The courses offered at Bellview Institute of Distance Learning are accredited by professional accreditation bodies which include:

  • Department of Higher Education and Training
  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

Yes, they are. ICB courses are accredited by:

  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)

Yes, they are. Our NATED courses are accredited by professional accreditation bodies which include:

  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
  • Department of Higher Education and Training
  • South African Qualifications Authority

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning offers the following courses that are accredited in South Africa:

  • ICB Courses
  • NATED Courses

You can contact the institution to ensure that the course you want to pursue is accredited. Additionally, all the courses offered at Bellview Institute of Distance Learning are accredited.

Having an accredited course shows employers that the skills you learned meet a specific educational standard.

No, accreditation does not affect the price of the course. You can contact the institution you will be applying to and they will be able to give you more information on the course fees.

NATED courses are accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

No, it will not. Your NATED National Certificate will last a lifetime as it is designed by the Department of Higher and Training and accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) .

Accreditation is important because it:

Helps employers determine the validity of programs of study and whether a graduate is qualified. Employers often require evidence that applicants have received a degree from an accredited school or program.

A non-accredited course has no connection to an external accreditation or professional body. Non-accredited courses focus on equipping the student with a specific knowledge and skillset. You can study a non-accredited course to help you in your current and future career, or for hobbyist purposes.

Yes, you can get a job with a non-accredited qualification. Although your options will be limited.

Accredited programs provide students with a recognised qualification. Accredited programs are more comprehensive and consistent in their coverage compared to non-accredited courses.

Yes, Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is a fully accredited distance learning college.

The courses offered by Bellview are accredited by:

  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB)
  • Quality Council for Trades and Occupation (QCTO)
  • Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

These are the benefits of studying an accredited course:

  • There will be more job opportunities available for you
  • Our courses are held in high regard by employers
  • Having an accredited qualification will give you credibility
  • You will gain a number of skills

Yes, all the NATED courses are accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Yes, the No Matric courses are accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Quality Council For Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

The NATED Business Management courses are:

  • Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate
  • Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate
  • Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate
  • Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

The NATED Marketing Management courses are:

  • Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate
  • Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate
  • Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Certificate
  • Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

The NATED Educare courses are:

  • Educare: NATED N4 National Certificate
  • Educare: NATED N5 National Certificate
  • Educare: NATED N6 National Certificate
  • Educare: NATED N6 National Diploma

Author: Karla Nortier
Editor: Sanel Van Staden
Date Published: November 25, 2021