N5 Marketing Management: National Certificate

We congratulate you on making it this far because the N5 Marketing Management Certificate is the halfway point to one of the most exciting careers in the job market today. You get to be technical in things such as price setting and distribution, but also be creative in areas such as product design and copywriting.

This is the second of three courses in our Marketing Management Programme. When you have completed the three National Certificates and done your 18 months of practical experience you will receive the National Diploma in Marketing Management.

Course Information:

Course:National Certificate: N5 Marketing Management
Accredited by:The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations: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: Due to the fact that the final exam is an external exam you will have to pay an extra exam fee as external fees are not included in your course fees.

Award type:National N Certificate
Award issued by:The DHET and the QCTO
SAQA ID:66952
NQF level:National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 05
Length of course:12 Months
Entrance requirement:National Certificate: N4 Marketing Management


Marketing Management N4 

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

Marketing Management N5

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Marketing Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Computer Practice N5


The qualification you receive after 6 months of working hard in your studies is the National Certificate: N5 Marketing Management. This is given to you by the DHET.

Career Paths In Marketing Management

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

Gaining Your Practical Work Experience

This may seem like a difficult task to take on, but the DHET makes this so much easier to do. All that’s required of you is to sign up for the DHET’s free placement service.  The DHET will take your profile and link it to employers who they think are the best fit for you and who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

How can 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. Chat to us on Whatsapp: 082 318 8892

Last updated: November 05, 2018