Our NATED Business Management Courses

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is registered and accredited to offer the following NATED Business Management Courses:

The NATED Business Management Diploma course consists of three theoretical courses, and a practical component that is 18-months long. The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed in order for you to manage a successful business.

What Is Business Management: N4 National Certificate?

Course Summary

Certificate Type:
National N Certificate
Course Level:
NQF Level 05, N4
Duration:
12 months

The Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course, is the first theoretical course that makes up your Business Management qualification. This course teaches you the basic knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in Business Management.


Course Information:

Course NameBusiness Management: NATED N4 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Management Communication N4 Internal Exam
Management Communication N4 External Exam

Introductory Accounting N4 Internal Exam
Introductory Accounting N4 External Exam

Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Internal Exam
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 External Exam

Computer Practice N4 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N4 External Exam

Award Type National Certificate: N4 Business Management
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID66871
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry Requirement

Matric Certificate:

Amended Senior Certificate
OR
National Senior Certificate

What Is Business Management: N5 National Certificate?

Course Summary

Certificate Type:
National N Certificate
Course Level:
NQF Level 05, N5
Duration:
12 months

The Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate course, is the second theoretical course that makes up your Business Management qualification. This course expands on the knowledge and skills learnt in your Business Management N4 course.


Course Information:

Course NameBusiness Management: NATED N5 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 Internal Exam
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 External Exam

Sales Management N5 Internal Exam
Sales Management N5 External Exam

Public Relations N5 Internal Exam
Public Relations N5 External Exam

Computer Practice N4 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N4 External Exam

Award Type National Certificate: N5 Business Management
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID66929
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry Requirement

National Certificate: N4 Business Management

What Is Business Management: N6 National Certificate?

Course Summary

Certificate Type:
National N Certificate
Course Level:
NQF Level 05, N6
Duration:
12 months

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course, is the final theoretical course taken in your Business Management qualification. This course completes and finalises your knowledge and skills in Business Management, and prepares you to enter the workforce.


Course Information:

Course NameBusiness Management: NATED N6 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

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

Sales Management N6 Internal Exam
Sales Management N6 External Exam

Cost and Management Accounting N5 Internal Exam
Cost and Management Accounting N5 External Exam

Public Relations N6 Internal Exam
Public Relations N6 External Exam

Award Type National Certificate: N6 Business Management
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID66995
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry Requirement

National Certificate: N5 Business Management

What Is Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

Course Summary

Certificate Type:
National N Certificate
Course Level:
NQF Level 06, N6
Duration:
18 months

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma course, is a practical training course that is done after completion of all your theoretical based studies. Once you have gained a Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, you have to complete 18-months of practical training to get your Business Management National Diploma.


Course Information:

Course NameBusiness Management: NATED N6 National Diploma
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

As the National Diploma course is a practical course, there will be no examinations that need to be done. However, you will have to complete all relevant tasks, as per the National N Diploma: Business Management: Logbook

Award Type National N Diploma
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID67036
NQF Level06
Course Duration18 months
Entry Requirement

National Certificate: N6 Business Management

Subjects For The NATED Business Management Diploma Course

The following subjects will be covered during the NATED Business Management Diploma course:


Subjects For Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

Subjects you will cover in the N4 Business Management course include:

  • Management Communication N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Computer Practice N4


Subjects For Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

Subjects you will cover in the N5 Business Management course include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Public Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5


Subjects For Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

Subjects you will cover in the N6 Business Management course include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Public Relations N6


Subjects For Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

This course does not have any subject requirements. However, you will be required to complete a set of tasks as per the Business Management Logbook. For 18-months, you will have to put into practise all the theory you learnt in the N4 – N6 National Certificate courses.


What Will I Learn?

During your Business Management N4 – N6 National Certificate courses, you will learn and gain in-depth knowledge on:

  • Communication
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Sales Management
  • Computer Practice
  • Public Relations


The
Business Management Diploma course requires you to complete 18-months practical training. This will ensure that you can enter the job market with all the relevant skills needed to help you succeed.


Career Opportunities

You can pursue the following career paths with a NATED Business Management qualification:

  • Business Analyst
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Sales Consultant


Salary Expectations

Your expected salary is based on the career path you choose to follow, your experience and your employer. The monthly expected salary for the different career paths are as follows:


Role And Responsibilities

With a Business Management qualification, your roles and responsibilities will vary depending on the career path you choose to follow. Roles and responsibilities in Business Management typically include:

  • Evaluate business data
  • Manage and upkeep a business’s payroll
  • Maintain a good public image with clients
  • Lead and oversee business operations

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next

The Business Management NATED Diploma course consists of three theoretical courses, with the first course being the Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course, and the last course being the Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate course.

Once you have successfully gained a Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, you have to complete 18-months of practical training. Only after you have submitted your Business Management Logbook, will you be eligible to receive your Business Management National Diploma.


What Are My Options After Receiving My Business Management: NATED Certificates?

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After completing your Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you can:


After completing your
Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate, you can:


After completing your
Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, you can:


After completing your
Business Management National Diploma, you can

  • Apply for jobs in Business Management

NATED Business Management Diploma Curriculum

Each course consists of a total of four subjects. For each subject taken, you are required to complete two assessments and two exams during the course of the year.


Assessments To Be Completed In The NATED Business Management Diploma

The assessments to be completed during the Business Management N4 National Certificate course include:

  • Management Communication N4 Assessment 1
  • Management Communication N4 Assessment 2
  • Introductory Accounting N4 Assessment 1
  • Introductory Accounting N4 Assessment 2
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Assessment 1
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 2


The assessments to be completed during the
Business Management N5 National Certificate course include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 Assessment 1
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 Assessment 2
  • Sales Management N5 Assessment 1
  • Sales Management N5 Assessment 2
  • Public Relations N5 Assessment 1
  • Public Relations N5 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N5 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N5 Assessment 2


The assessments to be completed during the
Business Management N6 National Certificate course include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Assessment 1
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6 Assessment 2
  • Sales Management N6 Assessment 1
  • Sales Management N6 Assessment 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5 Assessment 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5 Assessment 2
  • Public Relations N6 Assessment 1
  • Public Relations N6 Assessment 2


The assessments to be completed during the
Business Management N6 National Diploma course include:


If you already have a job, you can ask your Manager or Supervisor to assign you tasks as per the
Business Management Logbook. Your Manager needs to ensure that you have completed the tasks and sign the Logbook.

If you do not have a job and want to get practical training, you can register to be placed with a business through iWIL

iWIL is a government platform that helps students get career based training. You will still need to complete and submit a Logbook that documents the tasks you completed while working at the business.


NATED Business Management Diploma Exams

The NATED Business Management Diploma course consists of two exams per subject. There will be one internal examination and one external examination, per subject taken at each course level.

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Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Business Management Facebook Group

You can join Bellview’s Business Management Facebook group to interact with Bellview staff and fellow students. Receive the latest updates and news on all NATED Business Management courses, and are free to ask any questions.

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Application Process

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


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


How Do I Study For A NATED Business Management Diploma?

To study the Business Management National Diploma course, you will need the minimum requirement of a Matric Certificate. Once you have a Matric Certificate, you can:


When Can I Start Studying A Business Management NATED Diploma?

You can start studying the Business Management Diploma course at any time, provided you have all the necessary entry requirements. Bellview’s application process is open throughout the year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Business Management is a good career. A qualification in Business Management is perfect if you want to work in diverse industries.

A National N Certificate is a post-matric qualification, achieved upon completion of courses, relevant in both theoretical and practical aspects of study.

A Matric Certificate is the minimum requirement of entry to a NATED Business Management course. An Amended Senior Certificate will also be accepted.

To get a National Diploma in Business Management, you will need to complete all the theory courses, N4 National Certificate to N6 National certificate, as well as submitting a Business Management logbook.

The logbook documents 18-months practical training required to obtain a National Diploma. Only after you have done all of this will you receive a National Diploma in Business Management.

A Good Business Manager needs to have:

  • Leadership skills
  • Financial Intelligence
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good Communication skills

The Business Management: N6 National Diploma is on an NQF level 06.

The NATED Business Management course focuses on theoretical and practical studying. In this course, you will learn the scarce and valuable skills needed to manage a business successfully. This includes gaining knowledge in areas such as public relations, marketing and finance.

If you have obtained a Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you can enter the workplace at entry level positions. You can also apply for the Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate.

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate is the final theoretical course where students will learn how to effectively run a business.

The Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma course is the last course of the business management and it teaches students the practical skills needed to run a successful business.

After completing your Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate you can apply for the Business Management: NATED N6 National Diploma.

Anyone with a Matric Certificate, either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate, qualifies for our NATED courses.

The NATED Business Management subjects include:

  • Management Communication
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Computer Practice
  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Sales Management
  • Public Relations

No, you cannot. To apply for the NATED Business Management Course, you are required to have a Matric Certificate (National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate).

The NATED Business Management courses are designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training. They are theoretical and practical courses that equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to have a career in Business Management.

To find out about our costs for the NATED Business Management courses, you can contact any of our course specialists.

You do not need any specific high school subjects to study Business Management. At Bellview Institute of Distance Learning, we only need you to have a Matric Certificate.

No, you cannot. There is no correlation between NATED Certificates and university entry requirements.

Each Business Management theoretical course (N4 – N6 National Certificate) is 6 – 12 months long and the practical course (N6 National Diploma) is 18 months long.

The requirements for a NATED Business Management course are:

  • Have a Matric Certificate
  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Be able to study via distance learning
  • Be able to read, write and understand English

Author: Ashley Roskruge
Editor: Connor Bergsma
Date Published: May 13, 2022