Accredited National Certificate

Generic management:
general management

SAQA ID

NQF 5
Qual ID: 59201
LP 60269

Duration

1 Year Minimum

Credits 162

Study

Blended Learning
Online
In-Class

Assessment

Portfolio of Evidence
Final Summative
RPL / CAT

A person acquiring this qualification will be able to manage first line managers in an organisational entity. First line managers may include team leaders, supervisors, junior managers, section heads and foremen. The focus of this qualification is to enable learners to develop competence in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values including:

  • Initiating, developing, implementing and evaluating operational strategies, projects and action plans, and where appropriate, recommending change within teams and/or the unit so as to improve the effectiveness of the unit.
  • Monitoring and measuring performance and applying continuous or innovative improvement interventions in the unit in order to attain its desired outcomes, including customer satisfaction, and thereby contributing towards the achievement of the objectives and vision of the entity.
  • Leading a team of first line managers, by capitalising on the talents of team members and promoting synergistic interaction between individuals and teams, to enhance individual, team and unit effectiveness in order to achieve the goals of the entity.
  • Building relationships using communication processes both vertically and horizontally within the unit, with superiors and with stakeholders across the value chain to ensure the achievement of intended outcomes.
  • Applying the principles of risk, financial and knowledge management and business ethics within internal and external regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of the unit.
  • Enhancing the development of teams and team members through facilitating the acquisition of skills, coaching, providing career direction, and capitalising on diversity in the unit. 

The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are essential for the creation of a talent pool of experienced and effective middle managers that represents the demographics of the South African society. This qualification will create a leadership cadre for the South African society throughout multiple industries and sectors both private and public.

  1. Grade 12
  2. NQF 4 
  • Senior Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors 
  • Foremen
  • Section Heads

Courses linked to the Qualification

Course 1

Project Management

This course will allow you to understand and apply project management skills effectively.

Project Management

4 lessons - 240 hours
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Course 2

Leadership and Management

This course will allow you to understand and apply leadership and management skills.

Leadership and Management

4 lessons - 300 hours
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Course 3

Team Management

This course will allow you to understand and apply team management skills effectively.

Team Management

2 lessons - 110 hours
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Course 4

Risk and Financial Management

This course will allow you to understand and apply risk and financial management effectively.

Risk and Financial Management

3 lessons - 220 hours
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Course 5

Performance Management

This course will allow you to understand and apply performance management with teams.

Performance Management

2 lessons -140 hours
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Course 6

Management Skills

This course will allow you to understand and apply management skills in the workplace.

Management Skills

5 lessons - 340 hours
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Course 7

Team Development

This course will allow you to understand and apply team development skills within the workplace.

Team Development

6 lessons - 300 hours
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