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Higher Certificate Business Management Course


The Higher Certificate in Business Management is a versatile, accredited qualification that lays a solid theoretical foundation about general and business management principles. It covers the fundamental cornerstones of business and provides knowledge and application opportunities so you can enhance your skills as a businessperson. This qualification has been designed to build your career in business and expand your education journey.

NQF Level 5 | SAQA ID 87026

Courses details

Course modules:
  • Module 1: Business Management
  • Module 2: Human Resource Management
  • Module 3: Marketing Management
  • Module 4: Finance for Managers
  • Module 5: Transition to Leading Others
  • Module 6: Project Management


Average course duration: 24 months
Maximum study period: 36 months

Entry requirements:
  • Grade 12 with a minimum of 30% in English
  • Ability to read and write in English – the language of instruction

Course fee:

Fees includes all textbooks, study guides and courier fees – no hidden costs.

Monthly Payments

  • R679 x 15 months and R709 x 15 months (other flexible plans available)
  • Debit order

Full Payment

  • R20,820 (10 185 for 1st academic year, 10 635 for 2nd academic year)
  • EFT, Ozow (iPay), Credit or Debit Card (PayGate)

Documentation required:

South African citizens:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of highest school qualification

Non South African citizens:

  • Certified copy of passport
  • Certified copy of study Permit
  • Certified copy of SAQA Evaluation


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   Distance Learning

We offer distance learning of a wide range of business courses. Distance learning means that you can continue your work and family commitments while studying from home at times convenient for you. To support your teaching and learning, dedicated tutors are available online and by telephone.

   Why choose us

Here are just a few of the reasons why Advance Your Career is a great choice when you want to further your studies

  • You can study from home
  • You can enrol - and start studying - at any time of the year
  • You will receive academic support from a qualified tutor
  • You can pay for your course in affordable monthly instalments

   Our Values

  • Integrity in everything we do
  • Respect for all people
  • Proactive behaviour
  • Quality processes
  • Service-driven excellence


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