Available Courses

Check out the Business Management courses on offer below. 

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N6 Business Management

The Business Managment N6 is the third and final course before receiving your National Diploma. You will be going further in depth with everything you have learnt so far in your N4 and N5 courses.

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N4 Business Management

Business Management N4 focuses on teaching you the specific knowledge and skills involved in the business industry. It is the first course out of the three in order to receive your qualification.

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N5 Business Management

In the Business Management N5 course you will be exploring what you have learnt in the N4 course a little deeper. After completing your N5, you are able to move on to the final course to receive your National Diploma.

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The first two things that come to mind regarding the business industry are “high pay” and “high demand”. Our Business Management courses are just what you need to help you enter the business world.  

Benefits of Studying Business Management

The business industry opens doors to a vast variety of opportunities and benefits. A Business Management qualification:

  • Will develop your management skills
  • Makes you more employable
  • Opens doors to many new career opportunities
  • Gives you transferable skills
  • Is a great, long-term investment in your career

Develop Management Skills

Studying a Business Management course will equip you with the necessary skills set that will help you face daily challenges in the business world. These skills will help you to make informed decisions and make you a valuable asset to any organisation. Some of the essential management skills you will gain are:

  • Critical thinking 
  • Problem solving 
  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership 
  • Communication 


Students who have gained the skills and strong business knowledge are far more desirable. By having a Business Management Diploma behind your name, you are increasing your chances of landing the job. Employers tend to look for qualifications when hiring employees as it shows that they are capable of the role.

Career Opportunities

A Business Management qualification allows for a broad range of career choices. It not only allows you the opportunity to work in a variety of different industries, but in various roles too. By having a Business Management Diploma you are opening the doors to positions such as:

  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Payroll Administrator 

Transferable Skills

Transferable skills can be used in a variety of roles, and Business Management is packed with them. So, even if you decide to take on a completely different path, the skills you will gain by studying Business Management can be taken into your next job. Some of the most employable candidates across all sectors are those with a Business Management Diploma.

Long-term Investment

Taking time off to study may be the last thing you want to do, but in the long run it will benefit you immensely. The knowledge, skills and qualification you gain will allow you to branch out into better career opportunities. Distance learning is a great way to earn your qualification while still being able to work at the same time.

Our Business Management Courses 

Learn how to start and successfully manage your own business with this Business Management programme. Throughout the three courses, it will focus on teaching you the key concepts and skills you will need to run a business smoothly.

N4 Business Management 

Kick off this Business Management programme by gaining a basic understanding of all the various aspects involved in running a successful organisation.

Certificate Type:

National Certificate: N4 Business Management


12 months

Entry Requirements:

Matric Certificate or Equivalent

N5 Business Management 

Explore the subjects you have already learnt a little further, while being introduced to the basics of Sales Management and Public Relations.

Certificate Type:

National Certificate: N5 Business Management


12 months 

Entry Requirements:

National Certificate: N4 Business Management

N6 Business Management 

The N6 Business Management is the final course in the programme. It ensures that you know all the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur and know how to run a business smoothly.

Certificate Type:

National Certificate: N6 Business Management


12 months 

Entry Requirements:

National Certificate: N5 Business Management

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What Will I Learn?

During the three courses in the Business Management programme, you will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge. As well as, have the opportunity to put what you have learnt into practice in the real world. 

Some of the things you can expect during the programme are:

  • Know how to draw up a business plan
  • Learn about computer cycles, applications and classes
  • Become familiar with basic accounting principles and concepts 
  • Improve your planning, writing and presentation skills
  • Understand the media and different mediums
  • Learn about recruiting, selecting and evaluating people

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

Practical Work 

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

In order to receive your National Diploma, you would need to complete your N4-N6 Business Management courses, along with a total of 18 months work experience.

The DHET has a free service to help our students to match up with companies offering Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to help you gain your practical experience.

Is It Accredited?

Yes, it is! The National Diploma qualifications are set and supported by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

The qualifications are accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and they are registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), Which ensures that the courses are credible and of high standard. 

Business Management Job Opportunities 

Obtaining a Business Management Certificate will leave you with many job possibilities. Business Management is a broad field with a variety of career paths you can choose from, such as:

  • Business Manager – Average monthly salary of R35 700
  • Supply Chain Manager – Average monthly salary of R41 800
  • Business Analyst – Average monthly salary of R32 100 
  • Financial Accountant – Average monthly salary of R28 600 
  • Business Consultant – Average monthly salary of R24 300
  • Accounting Officer – Average monthly salary of R17 200
  • Business Advisor – Average monthly salary of R24 300

Where To Study Business Management In South Africa

There are tons of institutions all around South Africa that offer Business Management Courses. 

Bellview Institute is a Distance Learning college in South Africa who offers the N4-N6 Business Management programme. Our programme allows you to receive your National Diploma while preparing you for the real world with practical experience

Distance Learning is most ideal for working individuals looking to gain some extra skills and knowledge while still being able to work.

Manage Your Future With Bellview!

Interested in a future in Business? Register to our Business Management Courses today!

What do you get?

  • The best support 
  • Quality study materials
  • Quick turnaround and delivery times
  • Practical experience 
  • Valuable knowledge and skills 
  • Accredited qualification
  • Opportunity to work and study

And so much more benefits!

If you are not happy with your studies, we will give you a FULL REFUND within 30 days of your registration.

Get in touch with us using one of the following ways:

  • Give us a call on our toll-free number 0800 39 00 27
  • Fill out our contact form at the bottom of the page
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Last Updated: 10 May 2021