COURSE: N4 – N6: NATIONAL N-DIPLOMA PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

Full-Time I Course Type: National Qualification

Why this course is perfect for you?

Once you complete this programme you will understand the principles on which the South African Economy is founded and have the skills to be an entrepreneur. This includes insight into the management environment in which the business functions to provide the characteristics and skills which are needed to start and successfully manage your own business, and also to have insight into the challenging world of entrepreneurship and the social responsibilities of entrepreneurs. You would also need to be familiar with the economic and business environment in which entrepreneurs function and to be able to prepare a successful business plan.

The National N-Diploma: Public management includes the N4 – N6 Certificates that enable students to use the business skills and knowledge learned to pursue a career in Entrepreneurship, run their own businesses, or work in retail, wholesale or generic management environment.

How do I get in?

We have various touchpoints for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in a form, or pop into our campus where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.

Time you will spend on the course:

You can complete the diploma in 2 years with 18 months in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Can I study part time?

Yes, but you will need to register as a corresponding student. The National N-Diploma (practical) portion of this qualification is not available as a part-time option.

COVID-19

During the various National Lockdown Levels, it is important that the following minimum protocols are adhered to by all staff, students and visitors:

  • Participation in health checks and screenings
  • Maintaining of social distancing
  • Wearing of masks at all times
  • Sanitization when entering the campus

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE (ALL SUBJECTS COMPULSORY)

N4 CERTIFICATE
  • Public Administration
  • Computer Practice
  • Management Communication
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management or Intro Accounting or Financial Accounting
N5 CERTIFICATE
  • Public Administration
  • Public Finance
  • Municipal Administration
  • Computer Practice or Entrepreneurship & Business Management or Public relations or Computerised Financial Systems (Choose any 1)
N6 CERTIFICATE
  • Public Administration
  • Public Law
  • Municipal Administration
  • Computer Practice or Public Finance (Choose any 1)

All examinations are external (national)

Admission Requirements

N4: Grade 12 (with related subjects and 50% pass)

N5: N4 Certificate or equivalent qualification

N6: N5 Certificate or equivalent qualification

Candidates are expected to pass a short literacy (English) assessment before acceptance into this course. The medium of teaching in this course is English and students must be able to speak and write English.

Careers you’d be great at:
  • Small Business Companies
  • Government Departments
  • Local Authorities
The strength in your qualification:

Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training. All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Public management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

When can I enroll?

Enrolment in January and July

Duration

18 months full-time (each level is 6 months). 18 months practical work experience in industry for a National N-Diploma.

ADMISSION PROCESS

Submission

Option 1: Complete the online ‘Contact us Form’ and one of the iCALC staff members will contact you.

Option 2: Complete the ‘Registration Form’ and email your form to mylene@icalcta.co.za, along with all supporting documents.

Option 3: Come to our campus and let us help you fill in all the forms.

Verification:

The submission is checked, and all supporting documentation is verified.

Registration:

Successful applicants will be required to pay the registration fee and first installment or deposit to finalize their registration.

The Registration is then captured and submitted, and your student number will then be issued.