N4 Marketing Management National Certificate


The N4 Marketing Management Certificate is the beginning of your educational journey into a super interesting, exciting, and evolving field of Marketing Management. You get to be a part of this new wave of Marketers in which you make use of the latest technologies to take your work to heights never seen before.

This certificate is the first of three courses in our Marketing Management Programme. Once you have completed the three certificates and have done your 18 months of practical experience you will receive a fully accredited National Diploma.

Course Information:


National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management

Accredited by:

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. Therefore you will have to pay an additional exam fee as external exam fees are not covered in your course fees.

Award type:

National N Certificate

Award issued by:

The DHET and the QCTO



NQF level:

The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 04

Length of course:

12 Months

Entrance requirement:

Matric Certificate

n4 marketing managementSubjects 

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Marketing Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4


What is the qualification received after months of studying, and writing your assignments and exams? The National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management (awarded to you by the DHET).

Career Paths In Marketing Management

  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising Management
  • Product Planning
  • Sales
  • Branding

Gaining Your Practical Work Experience?

You might not know where to start with this one, but there’s no need to stress. The DHET takes this seemingly daunting task and makes it so simple for you. All you have to do is sign up for their free service and your profile will be matched with suitable employers offering Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You get a call, you show up for an interview and keep your fingers crossed that you get in. It’s that easy!

Exam Fees

Your exam fees will have to be paid as a separate cost to that of your course fees.

How can I get Started?

Get a head start in your career and start your qualification today.

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Last updated: November 05, 2018

Marketing Management N4