National Certificate: N4 Financial Management

Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies

Course Information

This part qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area. The design of the part qualification is such that if taken sequentially with related N part courses i.e. N4+N5+N6, it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work component of either 18 months or two years, as required for the specific occupational area, is completed. The part qualification as a single entity has value in the workplace as it equips learners with vital knowledge and skills that enable them to be productively employed at entry level positions in an occupation. The part qualification can be used for updating, upskilling and/or continuing education and training in related occupations.

What does the course entail?

Module 1: Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
Module 2: Financial Accounting N4
Module 3: Computerised Financial Systems N4
Module 4: Management Communication N4

How is the National Certificate: N4 Financial Management assessed?

You will be required to undertake and complete the following per module: (Assignment, Tasks, Research Project and Tests) as well as a Portfolio of Evidence. Examinations will be conducted at the end of the first semester. (Department Education)

• Theory Workplace
• Tasks
• Assignments
• Research Project
• Assessments • Examination • Portfolio Of Evidence (POE)

Duration of the National Certificate: N4 Financial Management course

The National Certificate: N4 Financial Management course is delivered in the following manner:
• The year is divided into two semesters.
• Attend full-time classes at our campus in Port Elizabeth over a period of 6 Months
• Workplace experience. (Only after completing N6 Certificate)
• You will have access to a computer lab for research purposes.

Who should enrol on this National Certificate: N4 Financial Management course?

This qualification is intended for people who are pursuing a career in the Financial Management industry, or related fields. People with this qualification will have an introductory level of under-standing of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, and Introductory Accounting.

What are the pre-requisites for the National Certificate: N4 Financial Management course?

In order for you to enrol on this qualification you should be in possession of:
• A Senior Certificate with a National Certificate: N4, or National Senior Certificate; or an equivalent qualification.
• Equivalent’ refers to foreign qualifications (these are qualifications that you obtained in a foreign country, and which are evaluated by SAQA to be equivalent to the university entrance qualification of South Africa).
• A good command of English.

Further studies after National Certificate: N4 Financial Management

What is the articulation pathway for me once I have completed this full-time course? In other words, what is the possible next step when I have received this qualification? This course articulates vertically into the National Certificate: N5 Financial Management.

Programme Type: Department of Education

Award Type: Accredited Programme

Award Issued By: Edu Options Academy

Accredited By: QCTO

Course Duration (Theory): 1 Semester

Course Duration (Workplace): N/A

Entrance Criteria: NQF Level 4