Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

The N4 Marketing Management course is the foundation course of the National qualifications. The Marketing field focuses on analysing and setting trends.

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Certificate
Accredited by:
DHET, QCTO
Duration:
12 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Be able to study through distance learning, Must have a Matric Certificate (Amended Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate) or Matric Equivalent Qualification, Write and understand English

The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is the first qualification in the Marketing Management NATED Programme. This Certificate course equips you with knowledge and skills that prepare you to work in the Marketing Management field.

We offer the NATED Programme in partnership with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning.

NATED Marketing Management

Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Subjects

The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate consists of the following subjects:

Compulsory Subjects: 

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

Career Opportunities

  • Junior Marketing Writer
  • Marketing Sales Administrator
  • Marketing Assistant 
  • Sales Assistant
  • Marketing Manager

What Will I Learn?

  • Theoretical Knowledge in Marketing Management field
    • Application of marketing principles
    • Identify marketing projects you can implement
    • Learn the role of advertising, sales, and promotion in marketing
  • Skills in the Marketing Management field
    • How to work well with other employees
    • A guide to working as a  Marketing Manager
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Marketing Management N4
  • Computer Practise N4 
  • Management Communication N4

Marketing Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Assessments

The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate has three (3) assignments and one final examination that is set by the DHET for each subject. You must complete these assessments to pass the Certificate course.

Assignments

There are three (3) open book assignments for each subject. Use the course study material you have received to complete the assignments. Tutors are available to assist from Mondays to Fridays, 08:00 am to 05:00 pm. You must get at least 50% to pass the assignments, however, aim for higher marks.

Exams

There is one final exam set for each subject. You must get 50% to pass the exam, however, we recommend that you aim for higher marks to pass well.

The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is the first Certificate course in the Marketing Management Programme. This is the introductory qualification that equips you with the foundation knowledge and skills of Marketing Management.

Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is a course designed by the DHET. The purpose of the course is to equip students with both theoretical and practical knowledge. These are components that prepare students for the workplace.

No, you do not need to have Maths as a subject when applying for the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate at Matric College. You can apply with a Matric Certificate or that has any subjects.

It depends on the company hiring. Some companies require that you have a Degree Qualification in Marketing while others require a Diploma Qualification.

You need to qualify at least two (2) to three (3) years to become a Marketing Manager. However, a qualification is not the only requirement needed to become a manager. Employers want a manager who has the following: 

  • Work experience (skills)
  • A qualification (knowledge) 

These are components you gain when you study the Marketing Management Programme at Matric College.

Yes, you can become a Marketing Manager straight out of college. You can do this by applying for our Marketing Management Programme. You will have to study the following: 

  • Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate

Once you have finished the entire course, you will have four (4) accredited qualifications and 18 months of work experience. You can use these to apply for a Marketing Manager position. You will be suitable for the role with a Diploma Qualification and work experience.

Watch Our CEO Of Matric College, Jan Badenhorst, Explain How NATED Courses Build On Each Other

R 337 992 yearly

The average salary of a Marketing Manager is 28 166 per month in South Africa.

Source: Indeed

Yes, the Marketing field pays well. This is because people with Marketing Qualifications are in demand and as a result, they are paid well.

Your Next Step Is To Get Your Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate

Once you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate, you can study the next qualification which is the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate.

Why Choose To Study With Matric College?

  • You will study from home where it is safe from COVID-19 
  • Get the opportunity to save money that you could have spent on daily transport to attend class 
  • You will set your own study schedule and study at your pace 
  • Work while you study 
  • Gain a qualification that is recognised and be able to further your studies
  • Gain an accredited qualification and increase your chances of finding employment

You can do the following with the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate:

  • Find employment 
  • Study further  

Find Employment 

You can use the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate to look for employment. You will be a valuable candidate applying for employment with this qualification because of the following: 

  • It is accredited 
  • It is recognised 
  • It is knowledge and skills-based 

Study Further  

You can use the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate to further your studies with Matric College. Once you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate, you can study the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate.

Yes, Marketing Management is a good career. This is because you can learn a variety of skills that will advance you and the company. These skills include:

  • Marketing skills 
  • Management skills 
  • Customer Service skills 
  • Creativity skills 

You can use the skills you have acquired in the Marketing Management field in many different careers. This means there are various career opportunities to follow.

The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is not equivalent to other qualifications. Equivalent qualifications have the same learning outcomes. The Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is not equivalent to other qualifications because all NATED courses have different learning outcomes from other qualifications.

Yes, Marketing is in demand in South Africa. This is a scarce skill and obtaining a qualification in marketing increases your chances of finding employment. Here is an infographic to show you the sectors in South Africa that are in demand: 
High Demand Statistics

It is common for careers to be overwhelming at times. Here are some tips you can use when you feel overwhelmed in Marketing Management: 

  1. Take a deep breath 
  2. Eliminate things that distract your work 
  3. Identify your weaknesses and perfect them 
  4. Manage your time well by planning each day
  5. Eat healthy 
  6. Drink a lot of water 
  7. Remind yourself why you choose Marketing Management as a career 
  8. Prioritise your work

Yes, you can get employment with a Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate. This Certificate course equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge you need to work in Marketing.

Watch Our CEO Of Matric College, Jan Badenhorst, Discuss Everything You Need To Know About Why You Should Study NATED Marketing Management

Yes, the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate is worth it. This Certificate is accredited by the DHET and the QCTO. Accreditation is valued by academic institutions and companies. You can use this Certificate to further your studies or look for employment. You will be a desirable candidate because accreditation shows this about you: 

  • You have learned the necessary skills and knowledge in Marketing Management 
  • You were taught by a professional 
  • You completed your course because you are a hard worker

R 117 516 yearly

The average salary of a Marketing Assistant is R9 793 per month in South Africa.

Source: Indeed

Application Process

Step 1:

Step 2: Finalise your registration 

Once our course experts have successfully gotten you registered, you will receive your study material in 5 – 7 working days.

How Do I Study Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate

Step 1: Register for the Marketing Management Programme. 

Step 2: Submit your three assignments for each NATED Certificate course subject before registering for the final exams.

Step 3: Score a minimum of 50% or higher on all of your assignments.

Step 4: Once you receive your assessment results and have qualified for the Marketing Management NATED exam, you can register for the exam. 

Step 5: Write your exam in May / June OR October / November.

Step 6: When you have successfully completed the course, you will receive your Certificate from Matric College.

Where Can I Study Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate?

You can study the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate at Matric College. We are a distance learning college. This means you study the course from home.

When Can I Start Studying Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate?

You can begin your studies when you receive the course study material. We will send this to you once you have been successfully registered. It takes 5 to 7 days for the courier to arrive.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can use a Matric Higher Certificate pass to apply for the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate at Matric College.

It takes 6 to 12 months to complete the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate.

When you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate, we will send your results to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). Once the DHET has approved your results, they will send us your Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate and we will award it to you.

Although finding employment can be challenging if you have these qualities you can make the process easier: 

  • You have an accredited qualification 
  • You have been equipped with knowledge and skills in Marketing 

These are the qualities you gain when you study Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate at Matric College.

No, you cannot apply to a university with the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate. You need a Bachelor’s Matric pass to apply.

The average age of a Marketing Manager is 38 years old.

It depends on the company hiring. Some companies require that a Marketing Manager have five (5) to ten (10) years experience while others prefer a Degree or Diploma Qualification with zero (0) to two (2) years of experience.

Yes, Marketing can make you rich because it is a well-paid career in South Africa. You can become rich if you handle your finances this way: 

  • Invest your income
  • Purchase property and rent it 
  • Start a business and save the profits

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

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