The ICB National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management (Business Management) is for the fearless, the bold, the brave. This course if for people who have a vision of owning their own Business. People need to have the drive and the passion to take their vision from being a bright idea to an actual up and running company. With this course, you will get a good understanding of your ‘company to be’s’ finances – the super important fuel that keeps your business going.
|Course||National Certificate: Small Business Financial Management|
|Programme Type||Partner Programme|
and a Programme Completion Certificate
|Award Issued By||FASSET will issue your National Qualification, and, the ICB will issue you a Programme Completion Certificate.|
|Course Duration||12 Months|
Grade 11/Standard 9
If you don’t have Grade 11, then you can start by studying the following programme:
Upon completion of this programme, the ICB will accept you onto the Business Management Programme course
NQF level 3 Qualification
What is Included in your Course Fee?
All your study material, textbooks and study notes
The courier fees are included in your course fees. No waiting on the Post Office. You don’t spend weeks waiting on your next package with study materials. On average we deliver in a week or less.
All your Tutorial Services
We have a dedicated team of tutors and administrators to help you with each and every query you might have on your course.
Online Study Group with Together We Pass
Skills Academy students get free access to the Together We Pass (TWP) online study groups. The study groups are facilitated by your own Skills Academy lecturers and tutors. This is where you get the best help with your studies! And when YOU have the answer, you can even help your classmates!
Limitless access to your Lecturers and Tutors (in Office Hours)
Together We Pass, in association with Skills Academy, offers free online study groups for all of their students. That means that within two days of signing up you will be registered in your online study group and you can start engaging with your classmates and your lecturers.
This is key to the Skills Academy strategy of high contact, supported learning so all students are encouraged to use the study groups as much as possible.
Students should also remember that these study groups are facilitated by their own Skills Academy lecturers, which means they can answer any question you might have. We hope you find the study groups useful in your studies!
What is NOT Included in your Course Fee?
- Writing materials
- Envelopes to send assignments to us
In fact, you can upload your assignments here through our Learner Portal, and cut out the price of envelopes out as well!
How Will My Study Material Look?
Once you have successfully enrolled with us, we will send you a package within the first 1-2 working days. In this package, you will receive a Skills Academy Welcome Pack as well as the first set of study material for the National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management. Look at the image below to see what you can expect from us.
1. Introduction to Business English
2. Business Management 1
3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
4. Business Literacy
Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise of formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment (final exam). PoE assessment comprises formative/interim assessment of activities (assignments) and evaluations (tests) that count 30% towards the total mark.
A Summative Assessment (final exam) contributes to the remaining 70% of your marks. The PoE is basically a file containing all the evidence necessary for a learner to be declared competent against the relevant outcomes.
You will be awarded a ICB National Certificate In Small Business Financial Management (Business Management) .
As Skills Academy values education and cares about our students, your completion award will be
sent to you via courier so that you receive it as soon as possible and without any delays.
Choose Your ICB Study Materials
You get two options of study material to choose from which includes: Standard and PRO.
The Standard Study Material pack has been developed by Skills Academy around the Textbook from the official ICB publishers.
This study pack includes:
- ICB Textbooks
- Skills Academy Study and workbook guide
- Skills Academy Solution guide
- Assessment guide
- Exam trial paper
If you need more help with your studies, try the PRO study material pack. It has more study materials to assist you. All the study materials and videos in the PRO option are directly from the Official ICB publishers.
The PRO study materials include:
- ICB Textbooks
- ICB study guide
- Skills Academy assessment guide
- USB with *videos to boost studying
- Two trial exam papers on the USB
*The videos on the USB is another way to help you with your studies. Before you write your exam, use the videos to test your knowledge. The video assumes that you have already studied the material.
When Can You Start?
You can start right now! Fill in the form below and a friendly Student Consultant will
contact you to ensure this is the right course for you.
Last Updated: October 10, 2019