There are three levels N4 to N6. Each N-Level takes six months. To be admitted into N4 level, Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent is a requirement. One can proceed to the next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed. On successful completion of each level the candidate will be issued with a National Certificate by the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET). If you complete all three National Levels (approximately 12 subjects), as well as 18 months of practical experience in the area of study work situation, the N6 National Certificate can be converted to a National Diploma.Please note that with Whitestone College you can still do the qualification of your choice and get free Matric Rewrite.

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Human Resources Management

Course description:

This course teaches you how to recruit, manage, place employees and deal with diverse personalities of employees and their welfare in the company.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12/Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

Human resource manager, Training manager, Payroll administrator, Entrepreneurial careers, Supervisors, Labour relations clerks, Personnel officials and Personnel trainers.

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Financial Management

Course description:

This course provides training for computerised accounting specialists, who use their skills to perform a variety of accounting applications aided by computer technology. The student will be able to perform advanced accounting, analysing financial and statistical information and offer sound financial advice.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12/Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

Diploma (Financial Management) provides an opportunity to access careers in any of these sectors: Private and Public Accounting, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance Services, Investment Services.

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Management Assistant / Secretarial

Course description:

Being a Management Assistant presents one with a wide range of career opportunities. It deals with providing assistance and support to senior staff members, office administration, communication, organization and information processing.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

The National Diploma (Management Assistant) provides opportunities to access any one of these careers: Personal Assistant, Typist, Office Administration, Receptionist, Management Assistant or Secretary.

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Travel and Tourism

Course description:

The travel sector is the driving force of the tourism industry. In this field, you can demonstrate both your people skills and your efficiency at planning itineraries. The course equips the students to undertake travel and tourism functions such as management of culture, natural resources and sustainable development and co-ordination of tourism activities.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

Hospitality Industry, Travel agent, Tour guide, Tour operator, Event manager, Work at a hotel

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Business Management

Course description:

This course gives an insight into the effective function of businesses i.e. planning, management and public relations. It equips the student with management skills, knowledge and aptitude for the development of business ideas and the maintenance and extension of existing businesses.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

The National N-Diploma: Business Management enable students to use the business skills and knowledge learned to pursue a career in entrepreneurship, run their own businesses, or work in a retail, wholesale or generic management environment.

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Marketing Management

Course description:

This course deals with research, product planning and development, promotions, distribution and pricing of new and existing products.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

Sales managers and representatives, marketing managers, advertising managers, distribution managers, entrepreneur-orientated careers, market researches, product developers and administration officials.

Public Relations

Course description:

This course deals with understanding the ethics, personal and organizational responsibility and accountability.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric or Equivalent

Career opportunities:

Public relations officer, Communication specialist