Higher Certificate in Management - Southern Business School | Educartis

1 years
Distance Learning


Course Overview

This one year Higher Certificate in Management is an entry-level management qualification aimed at line managers, supervisors, team leaders and other candidates who want to pursue a career in management. The flexible structure of this distance learning programme enables candidates to select a field of specialisation that meet the diverse roles and contexts required by a wide range of industries and the public sectors. It is designed for candidates who do not meet the requirements for degree level studies, providing them with the experience, knowledge foundation and skills to pursue further studies in related fields. 

Do you have a strong motivation to manage, lead, influence and help people succeed? While a career in management certainly comes with its challenges, it is an exciting field that will offer you excellent renumeration, as well as a certain amount of power, prestige and a sense of personal achievement. If this sounds like the right job for you, then the Higher Certificate in Management qualification will equip you with the right mind-set, confidence and knowledge to begin your journey into management within your organisation. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Management, students should be able to: 
  • Apply fundamental functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling. 
  • Evaluate, apply and integrate knowledge, skills and general business principles to real life situations taking into account societal, ethical and cultural considerations.
  • Utilise technology to communicate effectively.
  • Acquire skills in written communication, planning, budgeting, decision-making and collaboration.
  • Contribute to the development of operational plans for a public or private sector organisation. 
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Certification obtained

Higher Certificate in Management

What jobs will I qualify for?

The Higher Certificate in Management qualification will provide students with the skills required to successfully enter careers such as: 

  • Learning and Development Consultant 
  • Training Manager
  • Workforce Planner 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require a MINIMUM of either: 

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in English as certified by Umalusi 
  • NQF 4 National Certificate

How do I apply?

Students are able to apply via on-line or in person. At the time of application, students will be required to share: 

  • A certified copy of a South African Identity Document (ID) or equivalent documentation in the case of non-SA citizens 
  • A certified copy of a Grade 12 (Matric) Certificate, National Senior Certificate, or Highest Qualification obtained 

Payment options

Registration Fee: R850
Re-registration Fee: R650
Exemption Per Subject: R525
Cost Per Subject: R1800 **

** Except for Economics IA and Economics IB, which are R1300 each.

** Prices exclude prescribed textbooks and are subject to an annual increase ** 

  • Credit Card 
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Debit Order

Detailed course information

The Higher Certificate in Management is taken at Southern Business School via distance learning. It is structured according to the chosen field of specialisation (major elective) which are: 

  • Accountancy 
  • Business & Marketing Management 
  • Disaster Risk Management 
  • Financial Planning 
  • Fleet Management 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Health and Safety Management 
  • Logistics Management
  • Police Management
  • Project Management 
  • Public Sector Financial Management 
  • Public Sector Management 
  • Public Supply Chain Management 
  • Public Transport & Fleet Management 
  • Records Management
  • Sport Management 
  • Traffic Management 

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Where and When


Southern Business School

Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp , Gauteng, Krugersdorp, South Africa


Southern Business School

Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp , Gauteng, Krugersdorp, South Africa

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • marketing@sbs.ac.za
  • http://sbs.ac.za/
Phone & Location
  • +26461308781
  • +27116621444
  • Plot 10, Diswilmar Krugersdorp