Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

The N6 Business Management Course is the final course in our NATED (National Qualification) Business Management Programme. Apply. Start your career today.

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Diploma
Accredited by:
DHET, QCTO
Duration:
18 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Be able to study through distance learning, Be at least 16 years or older, Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate, Write and understand English

The Business Management National NATED N6 Diploma is the last qualification in the Business Management NATED Programme. To receive your N6 National Diploma you must have completed the following: 

This qualification equips you with theoretical knowledge and work experience that prepares you for the Business Management field. Once you have completed this qualification, you will be a desirable candidate in the work environment.

NATED Courses at Matric College are in partnership with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning.

Nated N6 National Diploma

Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma Subjects

The Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma is not a course but a qualification. You must complete 18 months of work experience to receive the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma. There are also the following Certificate courses that you must complete before you complete the 18 months work experience: 

These are the National Certificates with their subjects:

Business Management: NATED N4 National Certificate 

Compulsory Subjects: 

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practise N4
How NATED Courses Work

Business Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

Compulsory Subjects 

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Computer Practise N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5

Business Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

Compulsory Subjects 

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6

Career Opportunities

  • Business Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Sales Consultant
  • Retail Store Manager

What Will I Learn? 

  • The practical component of this course (how to physically work in this field)
  • Communication with your colleagues
  • Understanding the distribution of finances in a business
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Understanding how different organisations work together

Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma Assessments

There are no assessments for the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma. However, there are assessments for the N4, N5, and N6 Business Management National Certificates.

Business Management NATED N4 Certificate3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Business Management NATED N5 Certificate3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Business Management NATED N6 Certificate 3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

No assignments

(Must complete 18 months work experience to obtain this qualification)

No final examination

(Must complete 18 months work experience to obtain this qualification)

Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

To complete the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma, you need to complete 18 months work experience. There are no assessment requirements for this qualification. 

Here is how you can complete the work experience: 

  • Register on the iWIL website 
    • The iWIL website is designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training 
    • The purpose of the website is to help students find volunteer work where they can gain experience
  • Once you have registered, you will receive a job in a company at which you will complete your work experience 
  • We will send you a logbook that you must complete throughout your work experience
    • You do not have to apply for a logbook, we automatically send you one 
NATED N6 National Diploma Log Book
  • The manager of the business overseeing your work experience must sign off the logbook 
  • Send the logbook back to us and we will send it to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for approval 
  • Once the DHET has approved your logbook, they will send you your Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

The N6 in Business Management is a National Diploma Qualification. This qualification is designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The purpose is to help you gain theoretical knowledge and work experience. These components train you for the work environment. With this qualification, your chances of finding employment increase because you have the components that employers are looking for. These include: 

  • Work experience 
  • Knowledge

No, you do not need to have Math to study the Business Management NATED Programme at Matric College. You can study Business Management if you have a Matric Certificate that is either an Amended Senior Certificate or a National Senior Certificate.

The Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma is not equivalent to any other qualification. Equivalent qualifications have similar learning processes and outcomes. NATED (N) Qualifications are designed differently from other qualifications. These are specifically designed to train students with theoretical and practical knowledge. NATED (N) Qualifications cannot be compared to other qualifications.

There are qualifications on the NQF that are on the same NQF Level. These qualifications can be referred to as equivalent qualifications. However, when it comes to qualifications that are on the same NQF Level as NATED (N) Qualifications, they cannot be said to be equivalent. 

For example, a Diploma and a NATED (N) Diploma are on the same NQF Level. However, the two qualifications are not equivalent because they have different learning processes and outcomes.

NQF Levels

NATED DiplomaNational Diploma
This is designed by the DHETThis is designed by a College or University
Includes a compulsory practical componentHas no compulsory component
Can take 6 to 36 months to completeCan take 1 to 3 years to complete
Divided into different qualifications: N4, N5, N6 Certificates plus the N6 DiplomaResults in one qualification

Once you have completed the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma, The Department of Higher Education and Training send your qualification to you. You can choose to further your studies or look for employment.

Studying the NATED Business Management course is beneficial in the following way: 

You will earn a qualification accredited by the DHET and the QCTO. This will help you gain employment as employers value accredited qualifications because they equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in your field of work. 

  • Recognised qualification

National Accredited Technical Education Diploma (NATED) Qualififcaions are nationally recognised. This means you can further your studies or look for employment anywhere in South Africa.

Yes, Business Management pays well. This is the salary of a Business Manager in South Africa:

R 390 000 yearly

The average salary for a Business Manager is R 32 500 per month in South Africa.

Source: talent.com

Yes, Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma is a good course choice. This course gives you a qualification for every level that you complete. This means you can use the qualification to apply for work while you study. 

The NATED Business Management course offers scarce skills. These are skills that are in demand in South Africa. This means that by studying this course, you increase your chances of finding employment. 

Here are the sectors that are in demand in South Africa:

High Demand Statistics

Your Next Step Is To Get Employment Or Further Your Studies

You can use the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma to find employment. This qualification will help you find employment because: 

  • You have 18 months of work experience 
  • You have acquired the necessary Business Management knowledge 
  • You have a scarce skills qualification 
  • You have an accredited qualification

Why Choose To Study With Matric College?

  • You will study from home 
  • You will save time and money 
  • You set your study schedule 
  • Study at your pace 
  • You can work while you study 
  • There are tutors available to assist you with your course assessments every Monday to Friday, 08:00 am to 05:00 pm. 
  • There are Facebook study groups available to allow you to interact with other students 
  • You gain an accredited qualification 
  • You will be able to further your studies or look for employment after your qualification

The NATED Business Management Programme is best for students. This programme will train you with theoretical knowledge and work experience. It will help you have a better chance of finding employment. Employers are looking for candidates that have work experience and professional qualifications. You will stand out from other candidates when you look for employment.

Yes, Business Management involves Math. This is because the field involves finance. If you are someone who has the following qualities, you should study the NATED Business Management course:

  • You have fun working with numbers
  • You are good with Mathematics
  • You have an interest in Business Management

What Business Management is about - Matric College

Mathematics in Business Management is often based on fractions, decimals, percentages, basic algebra, statistics, and probability. Business is an industry that uses all of these mathematical elements.

The highest paying careers in Business Management include the: 

  • Business Manager 
  • Sales Manager 
  • Financial Manager

These are the advantages of studying the NATED Business Management course

  • The work experience component teaches you how to work with people 
  • You develop both Business and Management skills 
  • You can apply business management principles in your own business

Here is how you can become a Business Manager 

  1. Study the NATED Business Management course at Matric College 
  2. Gain 18 months of work experience
  3. Gain an accredited Diploma Qualification 
  4. Use the 18 months of work experience to boost your CV 
  5. Apply for an Assistant Manager position 
  6. Gain more work experience
  7. Apply for a managerial position in Business Management 
  8. Work as a Business Manager

Yes, being a Business Manager is a good career. You are in charge of a team of employees and have an opportunity to inspire their careers. It is rewarding as a Manager to assist others in working in an environment that allows them to grow by assigning them different tasks that advance their skills.

Being a Business Manager is a good career because it pays well. You are able to take care of yourself and be successful because Business managers earn a lot of money.

It depends on the company. Some Business Managers travel to have meetings with different company clients while other Business Managers have their meetings at the office.

Application Process

How Do I Study Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

Step 1: Register For The NATED Business Management Programme

Step 2: complete 18 months work experience 

Step 3: Receive the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma from the DHET

Where Can I Study Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma?

You can study the Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma at Matric College. We are a distance learning college and this means you study from home. You communicate with your tutors through email, calls, and WhatsApp. They are available to assist you Monday to Friday, 08:00 am to 05:00 pm.

When Can I Start Studying Business Management NATED N6 National Diploma

Once you have been successfully registered, you will receive your course study material via courier in 5 to 7 days. when you receive this, you can start studying.

Frequently Asked Questions

NATED stands for National Accredited Technical Education Diploma.

A National N Diploma is a qualification designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Yes, you can graduate after receiving your NATED N6 Diploma. We host graduation ceremonies for our students through online platforms to celebrate their achievements.

No, you cannot upgrade a Diploma Qualification to a Degree. However, you can first study for a Diploma Qualification and once you have completed, you can study a Degree Qualification.

No, you can not apply to a university with N6 National Diploma. You need a Matric Bachelor’s Degree pass to apply to university. You must also meet both the university and course requirements.

No, you can not study a Degree Qualification after a National N Diploma. You need a Matric Bachelor’s Degree pass to apply for a Degree Qualification.

The next qualification after a Diploma is a Degree or an Advanced Diploma.

These are the places you can work in Business Management: 

  • Private companies
  • Public companies 
  • Run your own business

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Author: Mulisa Nethononda
Editor: Amy Venter
Date Published: February 28, 2022

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