N4 Business Management Course

The N4 Business Management course gives you the basics of Business Management. This is the first of three courses in our Business Management Programme. This course includes a wide range of subjects with a wide range of skills from Management Communication to Introductory Accounting.

Skills Academy is marketing this programme in partnership with the Bellview Institute of Distance Learning (previously known as Home Study Group Pty. Ltd.). Bellview is accredited by the QCTO to offer a range of NATED (N4 to N6) programmes. These programmes lead to National Certificates and National Diplomas (Diplomas require the completion of 18 months of practical work.)

N4 Business Management Course Information:

Course:National Certificate: N4 Business Management
Accredited by:

QCTO (The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations) Bellview Institute of Distance Learning (previously known as Home Study Group Pty. Ltd.) QCTO Accreditation Number: SDP1228/18/00113. DHET Distance Education Exam Number: 11 9999 5016. DHET Classroom Exam Number: 01 9999 2110


There are three open book assignments that can be completed at home. As well as a final exam set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Exam opportunities:

There are two exam opportunities.

May/June and October/November

Registration Period:

February – May/June exam

August – October/November exam


Note: The course fees include all books as well as exam fees. But only one exam session per subject. If you fail an exam, you will have to pay extra to rewrite that exam.
Award Type:National N Certificate
Award Issued By:DHET (Department of Higher Education and Training) and the QCTO
SAQA ID:66871
Course Duration:12 Months
Entrance Criteria:NQF Level 4 Qualification (Matric or Equivalent)

N4 Business Management

N4 Business Management at Skills Academy

What are the Entry Requirements to Study This Course?

All you need to get started with this qualification is a Grade 12 Matric Certificate or a certificate of equal value.


Which Subjects Make up This Course?

You will study four subjects in this course namely:

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

These subjects will give you all the basic skills you need moving forward.


What Certificate Will I get?

You will get the National Certificate: N4 Business Management given to you by the DHET (Department of Higher Education and Training) on behalf of the QCTO (The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations).

You will also get a Certificate of Completion from Skills Academy.


How Long Will I Study?

At Skills Academy we suggest you study for 12 months. However, you can finish sooner than that which will also mean saving money. To find out how – please click here.


Career Paths in This Field:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Management Analysis
  • Business Management

Need Help in Getting Your Practical Work Experience?

Once you have finished all three certificate courses (N4-N6), you’re will need to get 18 Months of practical work experience before you can get your National Diploma. You can sign up for the free Work Integrated Learning service offered by the DHET by clicking here. Your profile will be matched with companies who offer WIL (Work Integrated Learning) or WBL (Workplace-Based Learning)


When Can I Get Started?

You can start at any time of the year! Get a head start in your career and start your qualification today.

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2. Call us toll-free: 0800 39 00 27

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Last Updated: October 08, 2019

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