Business Administration (NQF Level 3) PDF Print E-mail

The qualification equips graduates for an administration function in all organisations and opens access to the Management and Administration (NQF Level 4).


The qualification consists of five compulsory modules:

Modules Credits
Introduction to Business English 25
Introduction to Mathematics 25
Introduction to Accounting 30
Introduction to Governance 30
Introduction to Office Administration 20
Total: 130












The minimum number of credits to obtain this qualification is 140.

Entry requirements

  • Grade 10 with English and Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy/Accounting; or
  • Equivalent qualification.

Duration of study

The qualification can be completed in one year. However, a maximum of two modules should be completed per semester if you choose the semester basis of study.


NQF Level 3 - National Certificate: Business Administration: Syllabus Outline