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Higher Certificate: Management

The aim of this programme is to provide candidates with a broad range of management skills in conjunction with a detailed knowledge of current management practices. Its focus is on presenting students with a range of knowledge and practical skills that will form the foundation for a career in management or towards further studies. This programme acts as an entry level qualification, providing students with a basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools, and practical skills for higher education studies in their chosen field of study. Completion of this programme will offer candidates with a National Senior Certificate or the National Certificate Vocational without admission to a degree, with the opportunity to enter a degree programme after completion of the Higher Certificate in Management. The emphasis of the programme is to provide incumbents with opportunities to develop functional skills in management with a particular attention to equipping them with:
  • Sound theoretical management background and application skills
  • Opportunities to develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific management issues
  • The ability to apply core and detailed aspects of management principles in practice

The Higher Certificate in Management at NQF Level 5, provides students with required competencies to be employed in various entry-level managerial roles in various economic sectors as well as to follow different career opportunities as an entry programme to higher level programmes.


A laptop* and a minimum of 15GB data per month (uncapped recommended) are required.

Included In The Fees

  • Access to books on O’Reilly Online Learning
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2 Study options available

Full Time

1-3 year tertiary education programmes for school leavers. National qualifications & international certifications.


Part Time

Are you a working individual and do not have the time to study full time? This option is perfect for you!
*Only runs in VILT (Virtual Instructor Led Training)





  • GMP511: General Management Principles
  • BMP511: Business Management Principles and Practices
  • CPR511: Effective Communication and Public Relations
  • HRM511: Human Resource Management and Teamwork
  • MAM512: Marketing Management
  • FIN512: Financial Management
  • BIR512: Business Information Resource Management
  • ISP500: Integrated Simulation Project


  • Higher Certificate in Management (SAQA ID: 110786, NQF 5, 120 Credits)


  • MS PowerPoint


A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to Higher Certificate studies; Age Exemption (23 years or older); English at grade 12/ NQF level 4 or equivalent; RPL option available

CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd (selected registered campuses) is also provisionally registered as a private higher education institution in terms of section 54(3) of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No 101 of 1997), and Regulation 14(4)(b) of the Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, 2016. (No 2014/HE07/004). (Registered campuses: Bloemfontein, Boksburg, Polokwane, Potchefstroom , Pretoria, Stellenbosch)

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    CTU Training Solutions | Updated: December 2nd, 2021
    Terms & Conditions: The content of this page is subject to change without notification due to market trends in the industry, legislation and/ or programme version updates. Refer to website for the latest version of the prospectus. The CTU Career Campus, a division of CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd, reserves the right to change the programme content without prior notice. Additional international exams may be written but are not included in the programme fee. Minimum student (capacity) group sizes will fall into the Virtual Instructor-Led programme commencing in the months of February & July of each year.

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