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.

Course Summary

Course Name:
N4 Business Management
Certification Type:
Course Level:

N4 Business Management : National Certificate

Are you interested in a future in business? The Business Management course programme will help you gain all the necessary knowledge and skills you need to do just that! The N4 course will equip you with all you need to know to get started.

After completing all three courses in our Business Management course programme, combined with a total of 18 months practical experience, you will be awarded your National Diploma.

Course Information

Certificate Type 

National Certificate: N4 Business Management 

Accredited by 

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Awarded by

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

NQF Level 

Level 4






12 months

Entry Requirement

Matric Certificate 


The below subjects are all the introductory subjects you can expect to learn in the N4 course. It will teach you all of the basics in business management and will continue in the N5 and N6, diving deeper as you move along.

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

Practical Work Experience

Along with your N4 subjects, you are required to complete 6 months of practical work based experience to receive your certificate.

And you’re in luck! The DHET has a free service to help our students match up with companies who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to help you gain that practical experience!

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

What Can You Become?

After completing your N4 Business Management Course you are now able to make your grand entrance into the business world. Below are a few of the many possible jobs you could apply to with your N4 Certificate:

  • Sales Consultant
  • Retail Store Manager 
  • Sales and Marketing Assistant 

Enter The Business World With Bellview!

Are you ready to enter the business environment? Do you meet the necessary requirements?

Register today and allow Bellview to help you achieve your dreams. 

If you have any further questions regarding our Business Management or any of our other courses, do not hesitate to get in touch.

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Last Updated: 05 August 2020