A Diploma Course provides students with career-focused studies & training. These specialised skills and a comprehensive understanding of coursework theory will prepare you to work within a specific career field.

Bellview is accredited to offer the following Diploma Courses:

Why Should I Study A Diploma Course?

If you choose to study a diploma course, there are many benefits you will receive. Here are some of the reasons why you should study for a Diploma Course:

  • Career-focused learning: Diploma courses provide education in specific career fields. This will give you all of the skills you need to flourish many jobs within your career field
  • Theoretical and practical learning: During your studies towards a Diploma Course, you will gain both technical and practical skills. This will put you ahead in your career field
  • Gain transferable skills: Transferable skills are skills that can be used in various jobs. This means that you will not be limited in your work options and if you choose to follow a different career path
  • Learn scarce skills: Scarce skills are the skills necessary in almost every business. There is always a need for these skills and the pay is usually higher than for normal skill sets
  • Job security: With your specialised skill set, you will be more likely to find a job. Your job will also never be taken over by Artificial Intelligence

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).

View our Accreditation to offer ICB courses.

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) Accreditation

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

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is accredited by the QCTO to offer National Qualification courses (NATED). These courses are created by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

NATED National Diploma Accreditation Details:

Educare: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2617

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2619 

Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2622

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) –  07-QCTO/SDP290618-2618

Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2616

Legal Secretary: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2620

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 01-QCTO/SDP290618-2621

ICB National Diploma Accreditation Details:

Bookkeeping and Accounting: ICB Higher Certificate (NQF Level 6) – 301089

Office Administration: ICB National Diploma (NQF Level 6) – 301089

What Are Diploma Courses?

Diploma Courses are courses that provide a tertiary qualification. These courses can be studied at a college, a university of technology, or through distance learning.

A Diploma Course provides students with career-focused studies that will prepare you to work within a specific career field.

The courses take a total of 54 months to study. This is divided into 36 months of theoretical learning and 18 months of practical work experience.

Our Diploma Courses

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning offers multiple Diploma Courses for you to study:

NATED Diploma Courses:

Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma (NQF Level 6)

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Management Communication N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Computer Practice N4
Complete All The Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Public Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5
Complete All The Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6
  • Public Relations N6

Course Length

Each N-Level course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Business Management (NQF level 6).

Instructional Offering:

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

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

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

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Financial Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Financial Accounting N4
  • Computerised Financial Systems N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
Complete All The Financial Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Financial Accounting N5
  • Computerised Financial Systems N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5
Complete All The Financial Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Financial Accounting N6
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Financial Management (NQF level 6).

Instructional Offering

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: 5

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

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: 5

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

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: 5

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

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Communication N4
  • Office Practice N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Computer Practice N4
Complete All The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Communication N5
  • Office Practice N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Computer Practice N5
Complete All The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects:
  • Communication N6
  • Office Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Computer Practice N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Management Assistant (NQF level 6).

Instructional Offering

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: 5

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 2 1010024: Public Administration N4

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: 5

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

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: 5

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

Legal Secretary: NATED N4 National Certificate

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Legal Secretary: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects
  • Office Practice N4
  • Communication N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Mercantile Law N4
Complete All The Legal Secretary: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects
  • Office Practice N5
  • Communication N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Legal Practice N5
Complete All The Legal Secretary: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects
  • Office Practice N6
  • Legal Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Mercantile Law N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Legal Secretary (NQF level 6)

Instructional Offering

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 05140264 Kommunikasie 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

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

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

Educare: NATED N6 National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Educare: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects
  • Educare Didactics N4
  • Child Health N4
  • Education N4
  • Day Care Personnel Development N4
Complete All The Educare: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects
  • Educare Didactics N5
  • Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship N4
  • Educational Psychology N5
  • Daycare Communication N5
Complete All The Educare: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects
  • Educare Didactics N6
  • Daycare Management N6
  • Educational Psychology N6
  • Daycare Communication N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Educare (NQF level 6)

Instructional Offering

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

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

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

SAQA ID number: 67007
Qualification Title: National Certificate: N6: Educare
Qualification Type: National N Certificate
Originator: Department of Education
Course Credits: 60
NQF Level 06

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

Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Marketing Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4
Complete All The Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Marketing Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5
Complete All The Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects
  • Marketing Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Marketing Communication N6
  • Marketing Research N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Marketing Management (NQF level 6).

Instructional Offering

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

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

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

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Aside from needing a matric certificate to start your N4, each separate course needs to be completed in order to take the following step.

Subjects

Complete All The Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 
  • Personnel Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4
Complete All The Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects
  • Personnel Management N5
  • Personnel Training N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5
Complete All The Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Certificate Subjects
  • Personnel Management N6
  • Personnel Training N6
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Computer Practice N6

Course Length

Each separate course level takes 12 months to complete. This means that N4-N6 will take 36 months to complete.

After completing your N6 course, you will need to complete 18 months of practical work as well.

In summary, it will take a total of 54 months to receive your Diploma.

Award Type

National Diploma: Human Resource Management (NQF level 6).

Instructional Offering

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

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

Business Management: ICB National Diploma (NQF 6)

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Subjects

The following subjects will be covered during Financial Accounting – Business Management: ICB National Diploma:

  • Introduction to Business English 
  • Business Management 1 (BMT1)
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
  • Business Literacy (BUSL)
  • Office and Legal Practice (OLPR)
  • Business Management 2 (BMT2)
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations (MMPR)
  • Financial Statements (FNST)
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRLR)
  • Business Management 3 (BMT3)
  • Financial Management and Control (FMCL)
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks (FRRF)
  • Research Theory and Practice (RTAP)

Course Length

The course takes 36 months to complete.

Award Type

National Diploma: Business Management (NQF level 6) 

Bookkeeping And Accounting: ICB National Diploma (NQF 6)

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Subjects

The following subjects will be covered during Certified Financial Accounting: ICB National Diploma:

  • Introduction to Business English
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
  • Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns (PMSR)
  • Computerised Bookkeeping (CPBK)
  • Business Literacy (BUSL)
  • Financial Statements (FNST)
  • Cost and Management Accounting (CMGT)
  • Income Tax Returns (ITRT)
  • Business Law and Accounting Control (BLAC)
  • Corporate Strategy (CRPS)
  • Management Accounting Control Systems (MACS)
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks (FRRF)
  • Research Theory and Practice (in short dissertation; topic: financial accounting) (RTAP)

Course Length

The course takes 36 months to complete.

Award Type

National Diploma: Certified Financial Accounting.

Office Administration: ICB National Diploma

Entry Requirements

This is the order in which the courses should be completed to obtain your diploma:

Subjects

The following subjects will be covered during Office Administration: ICB National Diploma:

  • Introduction to Business English
  • Business and Office Administration 1 (BOA1)
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
  • Business Literacy (BUSL)
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations (MMPR)
  • Business Law and Administrative Practice (BLAP)
  • Cost and Management Accounting (CMGT)
  • Business and Office Administration 2 (BOA2) 
  • Human Resource Management and Labour Relations (HRLR)
  • Economics (ECS)
  • Business and Office Administration 3 (BOA3) 
  • Financial Statements (FNST)
  • Management (MGMT)

Course Length

The course takes 36 months to complete.

Award Type

National Diploma: Office Administration.

Different Career Opportunities

With a diploma course, you will have the opportunity to pursue many different careers depending on the course you took.

Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Marketing Manager

Marketing Managers promote products and services within a business. Responsibilities of Marketing Managers include:

  • Create marketing plans
  • Manage the business’ social media accounts 
  • Implement SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) strategies
Office Administrator

Office Administrators keep the daily operations in a business running smoothly. Responsibilities of Office Administrators include:

  • Filing documents
  • Taking and making calls
  • Emailing clients
Sales Executive

Sales Executives show the business’ products and services to potential and existing customers. Some responsibilities of Sales Executives include:

  • Setting sales goals
  • Analysis of sales reports
  • Forecast sales 

Financial Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Financial Management: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Financial Manager

Financial Managers make sure that businesses maintain and improve upon their general financial health. Responsibilities of Financial Managers include:

  • Reporting on finances daily
  • Monitoring cash flow (income, expenses, etcetera)
  • Analysing targets
Auditor

Auditors protect business assets by ensuring that compliance is maintained with internal control procedures. Responsibilities of Auditors include:

  • Documenting audit tests
  • Maintaining control systems
  • Preparing and managing reports
Accountant

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

  • Preparing tax returns
  • Risk analysis
  • Evaluating financial operations

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma: 

Personal Assistant

Personal Assistants complete and manage administrative tasks for one single person. Some of the responsibilities of Personal Assistants are:

  • Managing phone calls
  • Schedule and diary planning
  • Preparing necessary documents
Receptionist

Receptionists aid coordination and ensure efficient communication within a business. Som responsibilities of Receptionists are:

  • Greeting clients
  • Booking meetings
  • Answering and forwarding calls
Data Capturer

Data Capturers gather data to transfer it into databases. Some responsibilities Data Capturers are:

  • Scanning through information
  • Organising information
  • Capturing information swiftly

Legal Secretary: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Legal Secretary: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Legal Secretary

Legal Secretaries complete administrative tasks in law firms or courts. Some responsibilities of Legal Secretaries include:

  • Preparing legal papers
  • Collecting information for relevant cases
  • Attend court to take notes
Office Manager

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

  • Working through queries
  • Delegating tasks 
  • Managing budgets
Paralegal

Paralegals work with attorneys and so their work is mostly intertwined. Some responsibilities of a Paralegal are:

  • Conducting interviews
  • Locating witnesses
  • Summarising testimonies

Educare: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Educare: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Daycare Centre Administrator

Daycare Centre Administrators take care of administrative elements within the Daycare. Responsibilities of Daycare Centre Administrators include:

  • Staffing the daycare
  • Keeping records of employees and children
  • Taking care of budgets
Au Pair

Au Pairs take care of various needs of children in a family. Responsibilities of Au Pairs include:

  • Meal preparation
  • Maintaining a schedule
  • Transporting the children
Babysitter

Babysitters care for children at requested times. Responsibilities of a Babysitter include:

  • Playing with children
  • Preparing meals
  • Keeping play areas clean

Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Digital Marketer

Digital Marketers make sure that websites are easily available to the business’s target audience. Responsibilities of a Digital Marketer include:

  • Creating content for websites
  • Implementing content strategies
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Market Research Analyst

Market Research Analysts market company products or services efficiently by gathering data. Responsibilities of Market Research Analysts include:

  • Collecting data on various sectors regarding the business
  • Creating reports of the information they gathered
  • Designing surveys
Copywriter

Copywriters produce engaging texts for advertising. Responsibilities of Copywriters include:

  • Researching keywords
  • Writing engaging content
  • Proofreading

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma:

Labour Relations Officers

Labour Relations is a specialised field in Human Resources. Some of the responsibilities of Labour Relations Officers include:

  • Collective bargaining processes
  • Developing labour policies
  • Ensuring compliance with the law
Compensation/Benefit Analyst

Compensation/Benefit Analysts evaluate jobs in the business. They do so to classify them according to the level of responsibilities they have. Roles of Compensation/Benefit Analysts include:

  • Researching pay
  • Determining benefits
  • Developing new financial structures
Human Resources Information Systems

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

  • Absence and leave management
  • Workflows
  • Recruitment

Business Management: ICB National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Financial Accounting – Business Management: ICB National Diploma:

Business Analyst

Business Analysts improve the systems and processes in a business. Responsibilities of a Business Analyst include:

  • Researching issues within the business
  • Introducing improved business systems 
  • Suggesting systems to prevent complications
Human Resource Manager

Human Resource Managers direct routine functions in their department. Responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager include:

  • Interviewing potential staff 
  • Administering benefits and pay
  • Overseeing workflow
Payroll Administrator

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

  • Determining expected work hours
  • Calculating salaries
  • Deducting taxes

Bookkeeping And Accounting: ICB National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Certified Financial Accounting: ICB National Diploma:

Financial Accountant

Financial Accountants run the financial activities within a business. Responsibilities of a Financial Accountant include:

  • Create tax reports
  • Process inventory
  • Checking accuracy of financial records
Tax Consultant

Tax Consultants advise businesses regarding tax-related issues. Responsibilities of a Tax Consultant include:

  • Preparing tax returns
  • Distributing tax-related information
  • Communicating tax rules and regulations
Management Accountant

Management Accountants do operations that are essential to the functioning of the business. Responsibilities of a Management Accountant include:

  • Delegating financial tasks
  • Structuring budgets
  • Strategic planning

Office Administration: ICB National Diploma

Career Opportunities

Here are some of the careers you can follow with your Office Administration: ICB National Diploma:

Marketing Administrator

Marketing Administrators promote company branding. Responsibilities of a Marketing Administrator include:

  • Market research
  • Marketing strategizing
  • Communicating brand virtues
Human Resource Administrator

Human Resource Administrators act as a point of contact between employees and Human Resources. Responsibilities of a Human Resource Administrator include:

  • Organising records
  • Updating databases
  • Preparing documents
Office Manager

Office Managers ensure that the operations within an office run smoothly. Responsibilities of an Office Manager include:

  • Organising meetings
  • Managing databases
  • Organising new employee processes

Benefits Of Studying A Diploma Course With Bellview Institute Of Distance Learning

If you would like to study a Diploma course, Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is the right option for you. Have a look at some of the benefits we offer:

  • Various support systems: Bellview has trained staff that are always ready to respond to queries within 24 hours. We also offer access to support groups on the Together We Pass Platform where students can interact with each other
  • Deliveries are our responsibility: After you have registered for one of courses, we will make sure that your course material arrives within 5 days
  • Prioritising results: We ensure that your assessments are marked as soon as possible and that you receive feedback
  • Register when you want to: With Bellview, you have the option to register for a course at any time of the year. Register whenever it suits you best
  • Applications: Applying for one of Bellview’s many accredited courses is simple. You can choose to call our landline (0800 39 00 27), speak with one of our course experts, or simply apply online

Why You Should Study A Diploma Course Through Distance Learning

Distance learning is a great study option with many benefits:

  • Complete your studies from home: There are no physical classes you have to attend with distance learning. This means that you can essentially study from anywhere, even from the comfort of your own home
  • Set a suitable schedule: With distance learning, you can study whenever you have the time. You simply have to make sure that you are ready and finished with your studying by your examination date
  • Choose to work while you finish your studies: As there are no physical classes you have to complete, you can choose to work while you complete your studies. This means that you have the opportunity to obtain an income and improve your skills while you study
  • Cheaper studies: You can save money on studies if you choose to study through distance learning as you have no physical classes or extra traveling costs

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Is The Best Course Within Diploma Courses?

Every Diploma Course comes with its own benefits. The best course to study is one that interests you and suits your natural skills. 

Diploma courses in Finances or Management are especially good courses as the skills you will learn can be used in various other work environments. These skills are always necessary in businesses and so you will be more likely to find a job.

Which Courses Can I Study With A Diploma?

What Is A Diploma Course?

Diploma Courses provide a tertiary qualification. These courses can be studied at a college, a university of technology (formerly known as technikons), or through distance learning.

They equip you with technical and practical skills that will benefit you in potential work environments.

Can I Complete My Diploma In 2 Years?

These courses are divided into 36 months of theoretical learning and 18 months of practical work experience. This means that they take a total of 54 months to complete.

Depending on other learning institutions and whether they provide full-time or part-time studying, the time periods may vary.

Is A Diploma Good Or Bad?

Diploma courses provide students with both technical and practical learning skills. This is good as most students pursuing a degree will not be as work-ready by the time they receive their qualification

Diplomas are also in high demand within businesses as opposed to degrees since people with a diploma already have more practical experience.

How Many Years Is A Diploma?

An N4, N5, and N6 course takes 12 months each to complete. This means that you will spend 36 months in total on receiving your N6 qualification.

With an additional 18 months of practical work, you will get your diploma. 

In short, it takes around 54 months to complete your Diploma course.

Author: Karla Nortier
Editor: Sanel Van Staden
Date Published: November 10, 2021