Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

This course is the second level that you need to complete to recognise your dream of being a Marketing Manager. Why wait? Realise your dreams! Enrol now.

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Certificate
Accredited by:
DHET, QCTO
Duration:
12 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Be able to study through distance learning, Must complete the Marketing Management NATED N4 National Certificate, Must have a Matric Certificate (Amended Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate), Write and understand English

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is the second qualification in the Marketing Management NATED Programme. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you will be qualified to work in the Marketing Management field. You will gain skills and knowledge that will help you study further or look for employment.

In partnership with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning, Matric College offers the NATED courses.

Matric College

Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Subjects

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is made up of the following subjects:

Compulsory Subjects: 

  • Marketing Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5
How NATED Courses Work

Career Opportunities

  • Marketing Assistant 
  • Sales Manager 
  • Marketing Consultant 
  • Content Writer 
  • Brand Manager 
  • Advertiser

What Will I Learn?

  • Marketing Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5

These subjects will teach you: 

  • How to operate professionally in a business 
  • How to produce, promote and render services to customers
  • Monitor financial trends in Marketing 
  • How to communicate well with the staff 
  • How to work on a computer 
  • Knowledge of business laws and rights 
  • Knowledge on how the country produces, distributes and consumes products

Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate Assessments

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is made up of 3 assignments and one final examination set by the DHET. You must pass these assessments to complete the Certificate course.

Assignments

There are three (3) open book assignments for each subject in the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. You must get 50% or higher to pass each assignment. You can use your study material to help you find answers to the assignments. Your tutors are also available Mondays to Fridays, 08:00 am to 05:00 pm to assist if you have questions regarding your assessments.

Exams

The DHET sets the final exams for the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. You must get 50% and above to pass the exams. There are two (2) exam opportunities. You can write your exams in May / June or October / November.

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is all about equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge needed in the Marketing Management field. The course is about preparing students to be professionals in duties such as: 

  • Promoting goods and services 
  • Monitoring marketing trends 
  • Creating marketing strategies that advance company products 
  • Creating advertisements

No, you do not need Maths to study Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate at Matric College. You only need one of the following:

The qualification you apply with can have any type of subjects.

No, you do not need accounting to study the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. You only need a Matric Certificate with any subjects.

You should opt for the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate because of the following reasons: 

This qualification will help you further your studies and increase your chances of gaining employment.

Yes, you need to be creative to work in the Marketing field. Marketing deals with selling, branding, and rendering services to the public. To do this, you need to be creative. You must find ways to keep the company’s products/services relevant and interesting to customers. 

Marketing deals with duties such as:

  • Writing advertisement copy/text 
  • Branding Images for products 
  • Logo designs 

To perform the duties mentioned above, you need creativity. Businesses are very competitive environments. The marketing department of a company must constantly come up with new ideas to keep the company’s product/services up to date.

Yes, Marketing Management is in demand. This is a scarce skill that is required in companies in South Africa. Here is an infographic to show you the sectors in demand in South Africa:
High Demand Statistics

Yes, Marketing Management is a good career in South Africa.  The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate Qualification has the following qualities: 

  • Accredited 

An accredited qualification is registered with a professional body and is monitored to ensure it keeps giving quality education. Acquiring an accredited qualification will help employers value you more knowing you gain quality education. 

  • Recognised 

A recognised qualification helps you gain recognition when you either further your studies or look for employment.

  • Skills-based 

Skills are important when you are looking for employment. Employers will view you as a desirable candidate when you have a skill-based qualification because they know you will help the company grow. 

  • Knowledge-filled 

Knowledge is important in the work environment. This helps you have the ability to think fast and effectively. Employers will value you more if you know your chosen career because you can learn fast.

Yes, Marketing Management is a stable career. You can secure a valid career in this field. You can transfer the skills you obtain from one position to another. If you have different marketing skills, you can use these in a different field that is not marketing. This allows you to always have a stable career. For example, if you have: 

  • Management skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Creativity skills

You can use these to work in a Sales Department or Public Relations.

Your Next Step Is To Get Your Marketing Management: NATED N6 National Certificate

Once you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate, you can study the next qualification which is the Marketing Management NATED N6 National Certificate.

Why Choose To Study With Matric College?

  • You study from anywhere you want to 
  • You can work while you study 
  • Learn at your own pace 
  • Save money and time 
  • Gain quality education 
  • Gain a scarce skills qualification

Getting a career as a Marketing Manager requires certain qualities. To find employment as a Manager, make sure you have the following: 

  • An accredited qualification (Preferably a Diploma or Degree Qualification)
  • Work experience

Yes, you can become a Marketing Manager right out of college if you do the following:

Once you have finished the entire course, you will have 4 (four) accredited qualifications and 18 months work experience. You can use this to apply for a Marketing Manager position. Employers will value you applying with a Diploma Qualification and work experience.

It depends on the company you work for. Some companies have clients abroad. As a result, the Marketing Manager has to travel to have an important meeting with the clients. Some companies do not have clients abroad but have vacations for their employees from time to time and this way the Marketing Manager gets the chance to travel. Some companies have Marketing Managers who do not travel because their clients are local and the company does not have a vacation.

It depends on the company. Some companies require a qualification of 1 to 3 years while other companies require a qualification of 3 to 5 years. Our Marketing Management Programme takes 6 to 36 months to study. This is because you are equipped with both theoretical and practical knowledge. This is 18 months of theory studies and 18 months of work experience. Once you have completed this qualification, you will be equipped with qualities that employers value.

R 337 992 yearly

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

Source: Indeed

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

  • Research marketing trends 
  • Create marketing strategies 
  • Oversee the marketing staff 
  • Manage marketing campaigns 
  • Manage the marketing budget plan 
  • Create a healthy relationship between customers and the company

An entry-level position in Marketing is the Marketing Assistant position. This is a good entry-level salary:

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 N5 National Certificate

  1. Receive your course material by courier within 5 -7 days you will 
  2. Write your assignments 
  3. Submit your assignments in time 
  4. Get assistance from tutors 
  5. Study for your exams
  6. Pass your exams 
  7. Receive the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training

Where Can I Study Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate?

You can study the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate at Matric College.

When Can I Start Studying Marketing Management: NATED N5 National Certificate?

You can start studying when: 

  • You have been registered successfully 
  • You have received your study material from us

Frequently Asked Questions

NATED stands for National Accredited Technical Education Diploma.

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is a course designed by the DHET to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge that prepares them for the workplace.

This is what happens once you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate: 

  • We will send your results to the DHET 
  • Once the DHET has approved your results, they will send us your Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate
  • We will award you the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate

Yes, you graduate once you have completed the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. We host graduation ceremonies for our students through online platforms to celebrate their academic achievements.

Yes, Marketing careers pay well. The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is a scarce skill qualification and as a result, it is paid well.

The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is not equivalent to other qualifications. Equivalent qualifications have the same learning processes and outcomes. The Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate is not equivalent to other qualifications because it has different learning processes and outcomes.

No, you cannot apply to a university with the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. You need a Matric Bachelors Degree pass to apply.

No, you cannot do a Degree Qualification after the Marketing Management NATED N5 National Certificate. You must first study the Marketing Management NATED N6 National Diploma. Once you have completed this, you can apply to university using your Matric Qualification for a Diploma Qualification. Once you have completed the Diploma, you can apply for a Degree Qualification.

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

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