Business Administration (NQF Level 3) Print

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