The IIE Higher Certificate in Business Management offers students the perfect platform to pursue a Business Administration Degree or, upon completion, apply for internships or entry-level positions in related fields. The IIE Higher Certificate in Business Management graduates may also qualify to pursue a degree or diploma in business management or a further qualification in administration or a related field. The qualification combines management skills with business-related skills as well as marketing and human resource skills to ensure well-rounded learning.

​WHAT YOU CAN BECOME​

Upon graduation you can work in any business department managing diaries, organizing documents, arranging meetings and fact checking documents. Career options include an assistant to a business manager or business administrator.

SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP​

On completion of this qualification, learners will have interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills and will have built strong administration and management skills.

 

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Assistants to Business Managers.
  • Business Administrators.
  • Junior Business Administration Managers.
  • Administration Supervisors

TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUALIFICATION

Full-time: This is a one-year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Full-time lectures take place during the day on weekdays at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria CBD, Pietermaritzburg, and Polokwane.

Online/Distance: This IIE qualification is available through IIE Distance Learning for individuals wanting to study and work. Speak to one of our student advisors for more information. 

DISTANCE OR ONLINE LEARNING

This qualification can also be completed on the distance learning option. Distance modules are only offered in bundles, there are two bundles (semester 1 and semester 2). You can do a maximum of two bundles a year and you cannot register for individual modules.​ Speak to your sales consultant for more information on the bundles.​ 

No application fee for IIE Distance/Online Learning


THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES

The IIE Higher Certificate in Business Management is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 125-credit qualification on Level 5 (SAQA ID No:  94802). On successful completion, you will receive a Higher Certificate in Business Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), a leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.

STUDY FURTHER WITH IIE PATHWAYS

The Independent Institute of Education (THE IIE) offers you the opportunity to start with a higher certificate and progress into a diploma or degree.  There are several pathways offered at IIE Rosebank College that enable access to higher-level qualifications.  Speak to the student advisor for more information

 EnglishNotes
NSC: HC pass with30% 
NC(V): HC pass with 40% 
SC: Endorsement -none33.3% 
SC(a): HC pass withA minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC
InternationalA SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence with at least 30% or equivalent for English.


 

Senate Discretionary AdmissionsMature Age ExemptionCandidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years' work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Where candidates do not satisfy the formal admission requirements for this qualification, The IIE may consider an admission application in terms of the Credit Accumulation and Transfer, Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualification Completion Policy (IIE010).
General Education Development (GED) - An USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence as well as NBT: AQL results and have obtained a score of at least 37 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 37 for Quantitative Literacy (QL).
OQSF QualificationsCandidates with an OQSF Level 5 or N4-N6 qualifications or combination of N3 and SC subjects, or an NSC (FET Colleges) with N3 subjects may be admitted to Higher Certificate Studies.


Mature Age Exemption:

Candidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years' work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

 

If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

  • you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
  • your equivalent qualification is e valuated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid study visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.  ​

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Industry

Commerce

Programme Type

Higher Certificate

COURSE OUTLINE


  • Accounting A
  • Introduction to Academic and Digital Literacy
  • Business Management 1
  • Marketing 1
  • Introduction to Project management
  • Accounting B
  • Human Resource management
  • Operations management
  • Work Integrated learning

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

 

·         To be awarded this qualification, a minimum final year mark of 50% for each module must be achieved.

 

·         This factsheet is valid for the 2021 academic year only.

 

  • Free software is available to all registered IIE Rosebank College students. The software includes and is not limited to MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook, which come with Office 365 bundle. Students can access the software using their RCONNECT email address at FTP//10.118.180.17/.

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTED CAMPUSES

To get the best out of the blended learning experience, you will need a computer or laptop with WIFI, Windows 8.1 or higher, Intel Pentium 4 Processor or higher, 1Ghz Processor or higher, 4 GB RAM or higher, 3 GB of available disk space, and a screen resolution of a minimum 1280 x 800.

 

NB: this fact sheet is accurate at the time of publication.  The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) reserves the right to alter any of the content prior to commencement of registration due to changes in regulation, policy, market requirements or any other valid reason."