As a qualification that covers management, it provides a framework for learners to develop competencies that will enable them to become competent junior managers. It introduces some theoretical concepts, requires the application of a limited base of knowledge and requires a well-developed range of skills that will enable learners to be informed workers in their chosen industry.
It provides a balanced learning experience that allows flexible access to further education, life long learning, higher education and to productive employment in a range of occupational contexts. It provides an opportunity for learners to learn and apply academic skills in relation to management and will provide them with skills to adapt to changes in work procedures and processes in business and industry.
This qualification is run as a Learnership over a 12 month period.
Candidates will need to attend 3 days (on average) of training each month in addition to completing their assignments.
Learning assumed to be in place:
Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2.
Learning Programme 1: Communication Skills (20 credits)
(8968, 8969, 8970, 8973)
Learning Programme 2: Maths Literacy (16 credits)
(9013, 9010, 9012, 7456)
Learning Programme 3: Principles of Management (21 credits)
(13912, 13917, 14667)
Learning Programme 4: Business Administrative Functions (24 credits)
(14665, 13919, 13915)
Learning Programme 5: Human Resource Management (17 credits)
(13911, 13916, 13918, 13947)
Learning Programme 6: Management Skills (24 credits)
(8600, 13944, 13948, 13914, 11813, 7570)
Qualifying learners should be capable of:
- Co-ordinating with others.
- Making significant choices from a wide range of procedures.
- Operating in a number of contexts.
- Making comparisons.
- Performing junior management functions.
- Maintaining records.
- Carrying out simple research and tasks.
- Interpreting current affairs related to a specific business sector.
- Recognising the effect of HIV/AIDS on the specific workplace, business sub-sector and own organisation.
- Applying knowledge of self and team to enhance team performance.
- Managing time and the work process.
- Explaining the structure of an organisation.
- Conducting a formal meeting.
- Inducting a new member of a team.
- Motivating a team.
- Describing the management function of an organisation.