National N Diploma: Business Management*

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 66995, 66929, 66871 I NQF Level: N4, N5, N6 I Course Type: National N Diploma 
*Only offered at DHET registered exam centre campuses

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Take businesses to new horizons with the National N Diploma in Business Management.

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you keen on taking a company to the next level? Would you feel proud to know that your business savvy contributed to the successful growth of a business? If so, then this diploma is your ladder to a successful career in Business Management.

In order for a business to function effectively it requires the right kind of people, people who have a passion for growing businesses. Taking a business to the top requires a game plan – one that shows you where your business is and where you want it to be. Damelin’s Diploma in Business Management will show you how to put together a successful game plan in order to successfully run a business. It includes controlling, leading, monitoring, organising and planning.

Using your business acumen and ideas for business expansion is all about making the right moves, and your next move should be the Diploma in Business Management. By strategically enrolling for this course you have already put a game plan of your future into action. So it’s time to map out your future and execute your decision by enrolling today. 

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Business Management is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.


  • Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification

Time you will spend on the course

It takes a minimum of two years to complete this course, with the option to attend full-time classes during the week. It includes 18 months’ in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule. 

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.

Business Management N4

  • Intro to Computer Practice N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Mercantile Law N4
  • Management Communication N4

Business Management N5

  • Sales Management N5
  • Mercantile Law N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Business Management N6

  • Marketing Management N4
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6

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Careers you’d be great at

  • General Management
  • Economics
  • Small Business Management
  • Assistant Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Management Consultant

The strength in your qualification

This diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education at levels N4, N5 and N6 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with the respective SAQA ID Nos: 66871, 60929 and 66995

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a

  • National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6
  • National N Diploma in Business Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)

Take your education to the next degree

Go even further with a higher qualification. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

 *Admission to further your studies remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

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