Damelin National Diplomas

Damelin National Diplomas, are you keen on taking a company to the next level? Would you feel proud to know that your business savvy contributed to the successful growth of a business? If so, then this diploma is your ladder to a successful career in Business Management.
In order for a business to function effectively it requires the right kind of people, people who have a passion for growing businesses. Taking a business to the top requires a game plan – one that shows you where your business is and where you want it to be. Damelin’s Diploma in Business Management will show you how to put together a successful game plan in order to successfully run a business. It includes controlling, leading, monitoring, organising and planning.
Using your business acumen and ideas for business expansion is all about making the right moves, and your next move should be the Diploma in Business Management. By strategically enrolling for this course you have already put a game plan of your future into action. So it’s time to map out your future and execute your decision by enrolling today.



Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Business Management is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification

Time you will spend on the course

It takes a minimum of two years to complete this course, with the option to attend full-time classes during the week. It includes 18 months’ in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.



Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.
Business Management N4

  • Intro to Computer Practice N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Mercantile Law N4
  • Management Communication N4

Business Management N5

  • Sales Management N5
  • Mercantile Law N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Business Management N6

  • Marketing Management N4
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6

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Materials to stay ahead

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Careers you’d be great at

  • General Management
  • Economics
  • Small Business Management
  • Assistant Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Management Consultant

The strength in your qualification

This diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education at levels N4, N5 and N6 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with the respective SAQA ID Nos: 66871, 60929 and 66995
On successful completion of the course, you will receive a

  • National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6
  • National N Diploma in Business Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)

Take your education to the next degree

Go even further with a higher qualification. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.
 *Admission to further your studies remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.
 

National N Diploma: Human Resource Management*

Full-Time I Course Type: National Qualification

Make a profession from your passion for people and enhance the organisational environment with a National N Diploma Human Resource Management

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you people and process driven? Would you like to be a part of a core team that empowers and contributes to an organisation and its staff? Then a Diploma in Human Resource Management is a suitable career path for you.
As a human resource professional, you will be the key driver of important employee policies and practices within an organisation. Your main focus will be staffing, employee performance management, training and development of employees, reward and compensation as well as maintaining reputable employee relationships. These fundamental functions contribute to the overall employee satisfaction, and more importantly helps the company to operate effectively and efficiently.
Through the Diploma in Human Resource Management you will be able to acquire these skills by covering the following subjects, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Management Communication, Computer Practice, Personnel Management and training and Labour Relations.
Within the modern business landscape, organisations have given priority to hiring skilled individuals to manage their employees, thus opening interesting and exciting opportunities for those who wish to pursue an education in this field.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Human Resource Management is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Relevant Nated Qualification.

Time you will spend on the course

  •  Full Time: Minimum 2 Years
  •  Part Time: Minimum 3 Years
  •  In-Service Training 18 Months

Course content and modules

Human Resource Management N4

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Intro to Computer Practice N4
  • Personnel Management N4

Human Resource Management N5

  • Personnel Management N5
  • Personnel Training N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Public Relations N5

Human Resource Management N6

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Personnel Management N6
  • Personnel Training N6
  • Labour Relations N6

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Materials to stay ahead

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Careers you’d be great at

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Labour Relations Manager
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Recruitment Agent
  • Personnel Manager

The strength in your qualification

Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training. All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.
Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

Take your education to the next degree

Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing post-certificate studies.

 

National N Diploma: Public Management

Full-Time I Course Type: National Qualification

Become a leading decision maker in government and help improve the effectiveness of public services with a National N Diploma in Public Management

Why this course is perfect for you?

Do you have a keen interest in government policies and programmes? Would you like to be the key driver behind the solutions to some of society’s challenges? Then a National N Diploma in Public Management is suitable for you.
Public Management is concerned with the study of government, its processes, structures, and functions, as well as the way in which society is managed.  The scope of the field covers a diverse range of topics from environmental to social issues. As a public manager you will be responsible for leading, developing and implementing policies and legislation and managing city budgets with the aim of providing for the needs of the public. Public managers will therefore need to think critically and have strong analytical and communication skills.
The Diploma in Public Management will provide you with sufficient skills to manage many functions within the government with subjects in management communication, public law, public finance and Municipal administration. The Public Management diploma should thus be a definite choice for those looking to give back to their community by solving difficult problems.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National N Diploma in Public Management it is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate
  • National Senior Certificate
  • Relevant Nated Qualification

Time you will spend on the course

  • Full Time: Minimum 2 Years
  • Part Time: Minimum 3 Years
  • In-Service Training 18 Months

Course content and modules

Public Management N4
Management Communication N4
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
Intro to Computer Practice N4
Public Administration N4
Introductory Accounting N4
Public Management N5
Public Finance N5
Municipal Administration N5
Public Relations N5
Public Administration N5
Public Management N6
Public Administration N6
Public Finance N6
Municipal Administration N6
Public law N6
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Materials to stay ahead

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Careers you’d be great at

  • Public Sector General Manager
  • Public Sector Administration Manager
  • Public Sector Human Resource Manager
  • National, Provincial and Local Government Administrator

The strength in your qualification

Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training. All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.
Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Public Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

Take your education to the next degree

Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.



 

National Diploma: Financial Accounting (ICB)

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 20366 I NQF Level: 6 I Credits: 280 I Course Type: Agent Programme**
(This is an accredited programme with the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)

Be a dealer in debits and credits and become an asset in the corporate world with the National Diploma: Financial Accounting

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you a critical thinker intrigued by the power of accounting? Are you driven by success and looking for job stability in your future? Then invest in a rewarding career with the National Diploma: Financial Accounting.
Careers in the financial sector are flourishing due to the steady demand of its services. Today’s financial accountants are key personnel of management teams in non-profit, public, government and private organisations. An accountant is able to record, classify, summarise, interpret and communicate the financial information about a business. Successful financial accountants must possess a wide range of skills, which includes everything from a fine sense of detail to an understanding of the latest technology to excellent interpersonal skills.
This diploma will prepare you to work in the financial accounting field and develop a specialist accounting and management career, either within South Africa or internationally. Explore related modules like Corporate Strategy, Management Accounting Control Systems, Accounting Theory and Practice and much more.With this qualification, you can make a positive contribution to the development of business and society, adding value and assisting in the creation of sustainable economic growth, both for your business/employer and the economy of South Africa.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National Diploma: Financial Accounting is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • ONLY if you have successfully completed the full qualification National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting (SAQA ID 36213, Level 5) may you proceed to register for this qualification.

You will be granted credits towards this qualification

  • Admission WILL be subject to an interview with an academic staff member

Time you will spend on the course

This is a two-year course (based on contact hours determined by the ICB), in which you will attend full-time classes during the week. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.
Corporate Strategy

  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Strategic management methodologies
  • Context of strategic decisions
  • Corporate strategy selection
  • Continuous improvement through strategic control and evaluation

Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks

  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the IASB Framework
  • IAS Standards
  • Consolidated financial statements
  • Financial Reporting requirement of the Companies Act, 2008

Workplace Learning

  • This programme does not include a Workplace Learning Component

Management Accounting Control Systems

  • Activity-based costing
  • Cost classification, estimation and behaviour
  • Cost-Volume-Profit analysis
  • Linear programming
  • Standard costing
  • Relevant costs
  • Expected value theory and decision trees
  • Pricing policy and transfer pricing
  • Budgeting
  • Divisional performance evaluation

Research Theory and Practice

  • Discuss the nature of accounting research
  • Identify and articulate the problem or issue
  • Formulate research objectives
  • Select relevant theories, concepts and models to provide a theoretical framework for analysing a research study
  • Analyse and interpret findings
  • Draw conclusions and make recommendations

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Materials to stay ahead

A list of prescribed textbooks will be made available at the start of the course. You will also receive an electronic version (e-guide) of this course. Textbooks are excluded from the course fee.

Careers you’d be great at

  • Cost Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Financial Director

The strength in your qualification

Upon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered and a National Diploma: Financial Accounting, SAQA ID 20366 (Credits 280) with a FASSET endorsement will be awarded. Learner results will be recorded on the ICB National Learner Records Database within 3 months of completion.

**Whenever Damelin offers training towards a programme that will be awarded by another provider or institute, it is called an Agent Programme. In the case of an Agent Programme, Damelin registers the learners, provides tuition and conducts internal assessments. External examinations with the agent body will result in learners receiving the certificate from them.

 
 

National N Diploma: Business Management (N4-N6)

Course fee

Price: R18,100.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction

This qualification has been developed to enable learners who are particularly interested and talented in an occupational/vocational area to develop competencies in business management, which will enable them to either study further, or be employed and be productive in the sector at entry level and/or second tier level. This qualification is aimed primarily at giving learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area.

Course Contents

 N4 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 66871) 

  • Entrepreneurship and business management N4
  • Management communication N4
  • Computer practices N4
  • Financial accounting N4

N5 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 66929) 

  • Entrepreneurship and business management N5
  • Computer practices N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Labour Relations N5

N6 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SAQA ID 66995) 

  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N6
  • Marketing Communication N6
  • Personnel Management N4
  • Public Relations N5

After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Career Fields/Further Studies

Successful students will gain the knowledge and skills to update, up skill and/or continue with education and training in related occupations. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin Correspondence College branch for the prospectus containing information with regard to further studies.

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67036
NQF LEVEL: 6
CREDITS: 360
Damelin Correspondence College (Pty) Ltd has been awarded accreditation by the QCTO. The QCTO is the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations qualifications.

Programme Type

The National N Diploma: Business Management is a National N Diploma of the Department of Education.

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 24 months.

Entrance Requirements

Learners need one of the following:

  • a National Senior Certificate;
  • a Senior Certificate;
  • an FETC; or
  • an N3 in the relevant specialisation area.

Student Assessment

The Department of Higher Education and Training is the examining body for these courses. At the end of your studies you will have to write an external examination set up by the DHET. To qualify to write the exam you must submit all your assignments to Damelin Correspondence College before the closing dates, so that we can generate a predicate mark for you.
You will have to register and write your exams at a FET College Exam Centre. You will have to pay an exam fee at the specific FET College, which is not included in your course fee. You are responsible for registering for your exams and for securing your exam venue at a FET College. You are also responsible for confirming the dates of your exams with the FET College, BEFORE the registration cut off dates for the exams

Certification

Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National Certificates and the relevant 18 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Education.

 
 

National N Diploma: Engineering Studies (Mechanical)

Course fee

Price: R18,100.00
Please Note:
The special Payment in Full Web Price listed above is only valid if you complete the enrolment form on the Damelin Correspondence website and choose one of the Payment in Full options available to you.
Your Payment in Full options are:

  • Credit Card (you can use your budget facility)
  • Internet Banking Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Direct Deposit (at any FNB Bank Branch)
  • Cheque, Postal Order (delivered or posted to one of our branches) or Cash (paid at one of our branches)

The Payment Plan option on our website does not qualify you for our special Web Only Prices.

Course Introduction



Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and diverse engineering disciplines. Mechanical Engineers will contribute positively to the critical shortage of skills, and the development of various engines, power plant equipment, heating and cooling systems and other simple and complex machinery. Mechanical engineers not only design new mechanical systems but they are also responsible for testing, maintaining and manufacturing them.

Course Contents

N4

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Mechanical Draughting
  • Mechanotechnics

N5

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Mechanotechnics

N6

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Mechanotechnics

Career Fields/Further Studies

Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and diverse engineering disciplines. Mechanical Engineers will contribute positively to the critical shortage of skills, and the development of various engines, power plant equipment, heating and cooling systems and other simple and complex machinery. Mechanical engineers not only design new mechanical systems but they are also responsible for testing, maintaining and manufacturing them.

Programme Type

The National N Diploma in Engineering Studies is a National Qualification delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The N4 to N6 Engineering Studies qualifications are registered on the NQF as follows:

  • N4: SAQA ID 66881
  • N5: SAQA ID 66960
  • N6: SAQA ID 67005

Student Assessment

You will be assessed by means of Damelin Correspondence College assignments and Department of Higher Education and Training examinations. To qualify for a National Diploma, you are required to write an exam per subject for each level.

Award

Upon successful completion of your required exams for each level, you will be awarded your National Certificate: Engineering Studies by the Department of Higher Education and Training. In order to qualify for a National Diploma, you have to work 18 months in the field after achieving your N6.