N4 Financial Management: National Certificate

The N4 Financial Management Certificate is the first course in our Financial Management Programme. It is one of three courses, that when combined with 18 months of practical experience will give you a fully accredited National Diploma.

Learn about subjects such as Management Communication and Financial Accounting. This is the start of a field filled with great demand and opportunities. Think about it, every business out there needs someone to manage their money. This is where you come in.

Course Information:

Course:National Certificate: N4 Financial Management
Accreditation:The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

There are three open book assignments that can be completed at home. As well as a final exam set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Exam opportunities:
There are two exam opportunities.
May/June and October/November

Registration Period:
February – May/June exam
August – October/November exam

 NOTE: The final exam is an external exam. External fees are not included in your course fees. You will need to pay an additional exam fee to write your exam.

Award Type:National N Certificate
Award Issued By:The DHET and the QCTO
SAQA ID:66874
NQF Level:The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 04 
Length of course:12 Months
Entrance requirement:Matric Certificate


  • Financial Accounting N4
  • Computerised Financial Systems N4
  • Entrepreneurship N4
  • Management Communication N4


The reward you get after months of studying and passing your assignments and exams? The National Certificate: N4 Financial Management. It is awarded to you by the DHET.

Career Paths in Human Resources

  • Branch Management
  • Financial Control
  • Credit Management
  • International Finance Management

Gaining Your Practical Work Experience

You can count yourself lucky! As your hunt for workplace based training will be made much simpler with help from the DHET. The DHET has a free service in which they take your profile and match it with companies who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

How do I get Started?

Here are the ways in which you can get in touch with us and start studying.

  1. Fill in the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly.
  2. Call us toll-free: 0800 39 00 27
  3. Text us on Whatsapp: 082 318 8892

 Last updated: November 16, 2018

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