Education Done Right

Faculty of Business, Finance and Accountancy

SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

CERTIFICATE: OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

(NQF L5 – SAQA ID 23618, total credits: 120)

Duration:  18 months

Entry requirements:

  • Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent
  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • No prior accounting knowledge needed.

Subjects:

1. Business and Office Administration 1 (BOA1)
2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
3. Business Literacy (BUSL)
4. Marketing Management and Public Relations (MMPR)
5. Business Law and Administrative Practice (BLAP)
6. Cost and Management Accounting (CMGT

What my title can be:

Junior Office Administrator, Receptionist, Office Assistant, Public Relations Officer, Marketing Administrator

What I’ll be able to do:

Business communication; bookkeeping up to trial balance; apply your basic knowledge of cost and management accounting; use your basic skills in marketing and public relations, business law and administrative practice.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE: OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

(NQF L5 – SAQA ID 23619, total cumulative credits: 240)

Duration:  +9 months

Entry requirements:

  • Certificate: Office Administration NQF L5, which consists of the previous six learning areas.

Subjects:

7. Business and Office Administration 2 (BOA2)
8. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRLR)
9. Economics (ECON)

What my title can be:

Senior Office Administrator, Secretary, General Office Manager, Human Resources Administrator, Labour Relations Administrator

What I’ll be able to do:

Apply a range of office administration techniques and economics, perform human resources and labor relations administrative tasks.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT

Course Description 
This qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theorectical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skill required in the marketing discipline for their chosen sector. The design of the qualification is such that if taken sequentially with related N courses i.e. N4+N5+N6, it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work component is completed.

Admission Requirements
The minimum requirement for this programme is:
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol (level 3) for English Second Language and Maths Literacy

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

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

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

• Sales Management N6
• Marketing Management N6
• Marketing Research N6
• Marketing Communication N6

Career Opportunities

• Marketing Communications
• Sales
• Marketing
• Marketing Consulting
• Marketing Agency
• Advertising

DIPLOMA IN OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
(NQF L6 – SAQA ID 35958, total cumulative credits: 360)

Duration: +9 months
Entry requirements: Higher Certificate: Office Administration, which consists of the previous 9 subjects.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The minimum requirement for this programme is a:
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate

SUBJECT
• Business and Office Administration 3(BOA3)
• Financial Statements (FNST)
• Management (MGMT)
• What my title can be: Office Manager, Public Relations Manager, Administrative Manager.

WHAT I’LL BE ABLE TO DO:
• Use your advanced knowledge of office administration and management techniques, financial accounting and  reporting skills

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Course Description 

Business Management prepares the prospective student for self-employment. This programme provides vocational and practical skills as well as entrepreneurship training. We focus on: teamwork, problem-solving, negotiating skills, motivation, leadership, creativity, adaptability, flexibility, time management and being innovative.

Admission Requirements
The minimum requirement for this programme is:
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol (level 3) for English Second Language  and Accounting

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

Subjects / Modules

• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
• Computer Practice N4
• Management Communication N4
• Financial Accounting or Introductory Accounting N4

• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
• Computer Practice or Computerized Financial Systems N5
• Sales Management N5
• Economics N4

• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
• Computer Practice N6 (Spreadsheets)
• Sales Management N6
• Economics N5

Career Opportunities

• Manager
• Assistant Manager
• Sole owner

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Course Description 
Human Resources Management deals with formal systems in the management of people within the organization. The areas relating to attracting, retaining and maintaining an effective workforce include human resources planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, training and development, reward systems and labor relations.

Admission Requirements
The minimum requirement for this programme is:
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol (level 3) for English Second Language

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Personnel Management N4
• Computer Practice N4
• Management Communication N4
• Entrepreneurship Communication N4

• Personnel Management N5
• Computer Practice N5
• Labour Relations N5
• Personnel Training N5

• Personnel Management N6
• Computer Practice N6 or Entrepreneurship & Business Management N6
• Labour Relations N6
• Personnel Training N6

Career Opportunities

• Recruitment Manager
• Personnel Training Manager
• Personnel Manager/ Officer
• Human Resource Practitioner
• Personnel Training Manager
• Labour Relations Officer
• Personnel Administration

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Faculty of Information & Communication Technology

MICROSOFT AUTHORISED LEARNING PARTNER AND IT ACADEMY PROGRAMS

MCSE: Core Infrastructure

Course Description 

This course will impart the knowledge that is needed to needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC

Subjects

• Designing a VPN solution
• Designing a group policy strategy
• Designing an active directory permission model
• Managing and maintaining a server infrastructure
• Planning and implementing file and storage services
• Designing and implementing network infrastructure services

Exams:
• 70 – 744 Securing Windows Server 2016
• 70 – 445 Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter
• 70 – 537 Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack Hub
• 70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
• 70-414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Career Opportunities

• Windows Administrator
• Systems Administrator
• Systems Engineer
• IT Support Engineer
• Network Manager
• Technical Consultant

MCSE: Productivity

Course Description 

This course is aimed at equipping students with skills needed to help companies move to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for your organization.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC

Exams:

To be certified you must complete the following requirements:

Earn one prerequisite certification from the following options –

• Option 1: MCSA Windows Server 2012
• Option 1: MCSA Windows Server 2016

And pass one of the following elective exams:

• 70 – 333 Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 2015
• 70 – 334 Core Solutions of Microsoft Skype for Business
• 70 – 339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
• 70 – 345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Career Opportunities

• Systems Administrator
• Network Manger
• IT Manger
• Senior Engineer

MCSD: App Builder

Course Description 

This course is for those intending to build a career as a software and web developer across a wide range of Windows devices.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC

Exams:

• 70 – 357 Developing Mobile Apps
• 70 – 486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Application
• 70 – 487 Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Service

Career Opportunities

• Software developer
• Web developer
• App developer

MCSE: Business Applications

Course Description 

This certification gives students the expertise to work with and manage Microsoft Dynamics 365 technologies, become implementation consultants, technical support engineer, or system administrator.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC

Exams:

• MB2-716Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customization and Configuration
• MB2-718: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Service
• MB2-719: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Marketing
• MB6-895: Financial Management in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations
• MB6-896: Distribution and Trade in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations
• MB6- 897: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Retail
• MB6-898: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent

Career Opportunities

• Technical Support Engineer
• Implementation Consultant
• System Administrator

CISCO NETWORKING ACADEMY PROGRAMS

HUAWEI ICT ACADEMY PROGRAMS

COMPTIA AUTHORISED TRAINING PARTNER PROGRAMS

Faculty of Tourism, Hospitality & Humanities

SCHOOL OF TOURISM, CATERING AND HOSPITALITY

Diploma In Tourism

Course Description 

The tourism industry is an exciting field in which students have to be commited, pasionate and willing to display excellent customer service skills. A career in tourism is demanding and requires people with good interpersonal and communication skills, a dedication to quality and good service. Students are thus equipped with the necessary knowledge, practical skills, competence and understanding required for successful employment in the Tourism industry

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol for English Second Language and Tourism is required.

The selection and placement of students is based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the program, and
• Availability of space

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Tourism Communication N4
• Tourist Destination N4
• Travel Procedures N4
• Travel Services N4

• Tourism Communication N5
• Tourist Destination N5
• Travel Procedures N5
• Travel Services N5

• Tourist Destination N6
• Hotel Reception
• Travel Office Procedures N6
• Travel Services N6
• Computer Practice N6

Career Opportunities

• Junior Travel Consultant
• Airline Ground Crew
• Foreign Exchange Agents
• Reservations Agents and Inter-City Coach Companies
• Tour Operator
• Tourism Information Officer
• Cruise Consultant

Diploma In Hospitality and Catering Services

Course Description 
This course is designed to focus on 3 disciplines in the hospitality field i.e Professional Cookery, Accommodation & House Keeping and Food & Beverage management. Graduate Institute of South Africa Hospitality Department pride itself in offering Hospitality students the opportunity to refine, re-design and perfect their cooking and have management skills in this dynamic, growing industry. The qualification places equal emphasis on the academic, practice and integrated learning experience of the student.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12
• The ability to communicate effectively in English •
• Prospective students will be required to undergo a placement assessment to assess suitability prior to acceptance

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Catering Theory and Practical N4
• Applied Management N4
• Nutrition and Menu Planning N4
• Sanitation and Safety N4

• Catering Theory and Practical N5
• Applied Management N5
• Food Beverage Service N5
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Catering Theory and Practical N6
• Applied Management N6
• Communication and Human Relations N6
• Computer Practice N6

Career Opportunities

• Hotel, Restaurant and Guesthouse Management
• Food and Beverage Service
• Function Catering
• Test Kitchens
• Testing Room facilitator
• Commis Chef/Chef de Parties
• Conference and Banqueting

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

Diploma In Public Relations Management

Public Relations qualification assists students with a better understanding of the inter-relationship between the public relations management function and other related business functions including the marketing aspects of the business. Students will acquire the skills to improve corporate images and to release formal company statements that persuade stakeholders to maintain a certain view about the organization and its leadership.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is a:
• Grade 12
• The ability to communicate effectively in English

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Office practice  N4
• Introductory information processing N4
• Information processing  N4
• Communication N4
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Office Practice N5
• Public Relations N5
• Information processing  N5
• Communication N5

• Public Relations N6
• Information processing N6
• Marketing Management
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Career Opportunities

• Public Relation Officer
• Marketing Offcer
• Brand Ambassador
• Content Manager
• Lobbyist

Diploma In Medical Secretary 

Course Description 

Medical secretaries deal with consultants’ correspondence, making appointments, handling patients’ queries and liaising with other healthcare staff. Sometimes they may work under the title ‘personal assistant’. In a GP practice, they handle letters and phone calls about a range of different conditions. This is a responsible job, as medical secretaries are expected to use their own initiative, make decisions and deal with patients and their relatives who are worried or upset about their illness.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol for English Second Language

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Communication N4
• Infomation Processing N4
• Office Practice N4
• Medical Practice N4

• Communication N5
• Infomation Processing N5
• Office Practice N5
• Medical Practice N5

• Communication N6
• Infomation Processing N6
• Office Practice N6
• Medical Practice N6

Career Opportunities

On completion of this National N Diploma in Medical secretary (NDipMedSec), you will be able to confidently execute your secretarial skills, with an in-depth understanding as an Administrative Secretary in a Hospital, Clinical Support Staff, Receptionist, Medical Personal Assistant etc.

Diploma in Edu-Care

Course Description 

This qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge, and skills required in Educare. The design of the qualification is such as that if taken sequentially with related N courses i.e N4 + N5 + N6,  it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work is completed.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is:
• Grade 12
• Minimum of level 3 for English

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the program, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Education N4
• Day Care Personnel Development N4
• Child Health N4
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N4

• Day Care Communication N5
• Education Psychology N5
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N5
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Day Care Communication N6
• Education Psychology N6
• Day Care Management N6
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N5

Career Opportunities

• Day Care Manager
• Child Care Teacher Assistant
• Pre-School Teacher (excluding Grade R)
• Au Pair
• Entrepreneur

Faculty of Engineering Science & Artisan

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering 

Course Description 

The Mechanical Engineering programme involves the design and development of machinery, ranging from simple mechanisms up to more complex machines. The process of Mechanical Engineering includes the planning and designing of the structures, as well as operating and maintaining them. Mechanical Engineering uses an understanding of core concepts such as Kinetics and thermodynamics (application of heat and mechanical power) to create and analyze a wide variety of machines and processes.

Admission Requirements 

The minimum requirement for this program is:
• N3 Certificate
• Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Engineering Mechanical Draughting N4
• Engineering Science N4
• Mathematics N4
• Mechanotechnics N4

• Power Machines N5
• Mechanical Drawing & Design (choice subject) N5
• Mathematics N5
• Strength of Materials and Structures N5

• Power Machines N6
• Mechanical Drawing & Design (choice subject) N6
• Mathematics N6
• Strength of Materials and Structures N6

Career opportunities

• Automotive Repairing
• Motor Mechanics
• Panel Beating
• Mechanical Engineering
• Car Manufacturing

Diploma in Chemical Engineering 

Course Description 

Chemical Engineering is the study and practice of transforming substances at large scales for the tangible improvement of the human condition. Such transformations are executed to produce other useful substances or energy and lie at the heart of vast segments of the chemical, petroleum, pharmaceutical and electronic industries. This programme is a National N Diploma

Admission Requirements 

The minimum requirement for this program is:
• N3 Certificate
• Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Chemical plant operation N4
• Engineering Science N4
• Chemistry N4
• Mathematics N4
• Production & Quality Control N4

• Chemical plant operation N5
• Engineering Physics N5
• Chemistry N5
• Mathematics N5
• Production & Quality Control N5

• Chemical plant operation N6
• Engineering Physics N6
• Chemical Technology
• Mathematics N6
• Production & Quality Control N6

Career opportunities

Chemical engineers work in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, biotechnology, and environmental health and safety industries, among others.

Course Description 

The Civil Engineering programme will enable learners to become involved in the design, construction, and maintenance of the building environment. Examples of Civil Engineers’ work include bridges, roads, canal, dams, and buildings.

Admission Requirements 

The minimum requirement for this program is:
• N3 Certificate
• Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Building & Structural Surveying N4
• Building & Structural Construction N4
• Quantity Surveying N4
• Mathematics N4

• Building & Structural Surveying N5
• Quantity Surveying N5
• Mathematics N5
• Building & Structural Construction N5
• Building Administration N5

• Building & Structural Surveying N6
• Quantity Surveying N6
• Mathematics N6
• Building & Structural Construction N6
• Building Administration N6

Career Opportunities

• Quantity surveyor
• Plastering
• Cabinet Making
• Industrial designing
• Bricklaying
• Cabinet Making
• Drainange inspection

Diploma in Electrical Engineering 

Course Description 

The Electrical Engineering programme is the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. This dynamic field involves the design of the electronic circuit and the and the development of systems such as aircraft autopilot and state-of-the-art computers. Micro-electronics, the manufacture and repairs of products like computers, microwaves and control systems, also fall within the ambit of Electrical Engineering.

Admission Requirements 

The minimum requirement for this program is:
• N3 Certificate
• Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Mathematics N4
• Engineering Science N4
• Industrial Electronics N4
• Electro-technics N4

• Mathematics N5
• Engineering Science N5
• Industrial Electronics N5
• Electro-technics N5

• Mathematics N6
• Engineering Science N6
• Industrial Electronics N6
• Electro-technics N6

Career Opportunities

• Work on the design of telecommunications systems
• Operation of electric power stations
• Lighting and wiring of buildings
• Repair of repair and design of household appliances

Course Inspired Facilities

We Offer A Wide Range Of High Quality Of Education And 4IR Based Courses.

The Graduate Institute of South Africa offers quality education that is accredited by the QCTO, MICT SETA, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, Charted Institute of Management Accountants and many more.