IBS Professional Programme in Management and Administration


Welcome to IBS Professional Programme in Management and Administration

This NQF Level four IBS programme feeds directly into the CIS Programme, on completion of Management and Administration (NQF L4). You are encouraged to continue and complete the CIS qualification. This programme is a great choice for those students who have not been able to obtain their matric or those who have but would like a broader idea of how the business world works. The programme equips graduates for an administration function in all organisations and opens access to the CIS Programme (NQF5). 

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  • Accreditation

    The Institute of Business studies (IBS) is a professional body and falls under the scope of the Global Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

  • Qualification

    NQF L4 (SAQA ID 60152) - National Certificate: Management and Administration

  • Designation


  • Entrance requirement

    Grade 11 with English and Mathematics/Mathematical Literacy/Accounting; or equivalent qualification.

  • Duration

    This programme can be completed in 12 months.However, a maximum of two modules should be completed per semester if you choose the semester basis of study.

  • Courses

    1.     IBS Fundamentals of Business English

    2.     IBS Fundamentals of Mathematics

    3.     IBS Fundamentals of Accounting

    4.     IBS Fundamentals of Governance

    5.     IBS Fundamentals of Office Administration

  • Assessment

    You will be required to complete formative assessments (assignments) as well as a summative assessment (final exam).

  • Award

    This programme is a national qualification. At the end of this course you will be awarded a National Certificate. 

  • Study Package Options

    Home Study

    The Home Study Package offers:

    • Textbooks
    • Study guides
    • Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform


    Online Classroom

    The Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

    • Study maps
    • Study plans
    • Lecturer/Concept videos
    • Quizzes
    • SACOB Student Forum


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