National N-Diploma: Financial Management (N4 - N6)

Financial Management enables the prospective student to record accounting information manually and electronically. Neatness, orderliness, thoroughness, accuracy, sound judgement and a sense of responsibility are characteristics needed for this field.

Admission Requirements

Minimum entrance requirements are aligned to the Report 191 programme requirements. Students who have passed Grade 12/NC (V) Level 4 may be admitted into N4 Business and Engineering Studies, subject to any other programme/faculty requirements.

Minimum entrance requirements for Report 191 N1 Engineering studies are:

  • Grade 9
  • AET Level 4
  • General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)
  • the use of RPL assessment programme to determine equivalence to NQF Level 1 or National Senior Certificate (NSC) Engineering studies.

In order to ensure success and completion of the programmes, the College has, in terms of the College admission policy, and in line with A Guideline for Additional Admission Requirements to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College Programmes made provision for Programme-specific additional requirements as stipulated in the table below:

Subject Requirements Level of Achievement Application Point Score
Grade 12 Certificate with endorsement to do Bachelor’s Degree APS score of 34, calculated by doubling the percentage score for English and then Accounting / Mathematics/ Business Studies / Economics subjects, and then adding the three next best subjects, then dividing by ten
Accounting (in Intro Accounting) 50%


3 Years:

  • N4 - N6 (18 months)
  • Relevant practical experience (18 months)

Subjects / Modules

N4 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Financial Accounting N4
  • Computerized Financial Systems N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4
N5 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Financial Accounting N5
  • Computerized Financial Systems N5
  • Management Communication N5
  • Cost & Management Accounting N5
N6 Subjects (6 Months)
  • Financial Accounting N6
  • Computerized Financial Systems N66
  • Management Communication N6
  • Income Tax N6

Career Opportunities

  • Financial Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Budget Control Officer
  • Accounting Officer