National Certificate: Generic Management

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Course: National Certificate

Mode: Distance

Study Period: up to 24 months 

NQF Level: 5

SAQA ID: 59201

Course Code: GMNCT2

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Course Overview

This accredited National Qualification teaches you to be an effective manager in any occupation. This is done by ensuring that the fundamentals of management are covered before moving on to the important roles of people management, operational management and skills development within companies.

  • Module 1: Generic Management Fundamentals
  • Module 2: Relationship/People Management
  • Module 3: Operational Management
  • Module 4: Managing Skills Development
  • Apply the principles of knowledge management
  • Devise and apply strategies to establish and maintain workplace relationships
  • Build teams to achieve goals and objectives
  • Select and coach first line managers
  • Monitor and evaluate team members against performance standards
  • Develop, implement and evaluate an operational plan
  • Manage a diverse work force to add value

Study period: up to 24 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

All learning materials are available on an interactive online platform. A fusion of traditional textbook and an online course. Various multimedia options are contained on the portal, include videos, interactive digital activities, and quizzes. The online platform will have all the required study materials and information, to study towards your exam.

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of 4 Summative Assessments and one written Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment. Students must have achieved a competent grade in all 4 Modules before they may attempt the written Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment. Exam venues are available in all major South African cities (please contact us for specific venues and dates). Fees for the Centralised Final Integrated Summative Assessment are not covered within the course fee. The current SABPP fee is R1,350 and is subject to change. A minimum mark of 65% is required before the National Certificate can be awarded.

Entry Requirements

Matric or NQF L4 qualification in relevant role. Learners must have 2 years managerial experience as well as a good level of English literacy and numeracy.


This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions. Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

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