National N Diploma: Public Management

Course Introduction

This qualification has been developed to enable learners who are particularly interested and talented in an occupational/vocational area to develop competencies in public management, which will enable them to either study further or be employed and be productive in the sector at entry level and/or second tier level. This qualification is aimed primarily at giving learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area.

Course Contents

N4 PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 66875) 

  • Public Administration N4
  • Computer Practice N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

N5 PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 66955) 

  • Public Administration N5
  • Public Finance N5
  • Municipal Administration N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

 N6 PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 67000) 

  • Public Administration N6
  • Public Finance N6
  • Municipal Administration N6
  • Public Law N6

After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Career Fields/Further Studies

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills to update, up skill and/or continue with education and training in related occupations. Please enquire at the College for the prospectus containing information with regard to further studies.

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67041
NQF: 6
CREDITS: 360

Programme Type

The National N Diploma: Public Management is a National N Diploma of the Department of Education.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 24 months.

Entrance Requirements

Learners need one of the following:

  • a National Senior Certificate;
  • a Senior Certificate;
  • an FET; or
  • an N3 in the relevant specialisation area.

Student Assessment

The Department of Higher Education and Training is the examining body for these courses. At the end of your studies, you will have to write an external examination set up by the DHET. To qualify to write the exam, you must submit all your assignments before the closing dates, so that we can generate a predicate mark for you.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National Certificates and the relevant 18 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Education.

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