57712 | Generic Management 

What is the purpose of this course?

This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organisations, junior managers of business units in medium and large organisations, or those aspiring to these positions. Junior managers include team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.


The focus has been designed to enable learners to be competent in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values.  The learners who achieve this qualification will be able to demonstrate competencies in management relating to Planning, Organising, Leading, Controlling and Ethics. 

What will I learn?

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  • Planning: Develop plans to achieve defined objectives.

  • Organising: Organise resources in accordance with developed plan.

  • Leading: Lead a team to work co-operatively to achieve objectives.

  • Controlling: Monitor performance to ensure compliance to a developed plan.

  • Ethics: Make decisions based on a code of ethics)

What is the pre-requisite for this course?

Learning assumed to be in place:

  • Communication at NQF Level 3.

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3

  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3.


The course is open, bearing in mind the requirements of 'learning assumed to be in place' and that the learner has access to a work environment where management practice can be implemented.

How long will it take me?

1 500 Notional hours

(150 Credits. Each credit = 10 hours)

What do I get?

Further Education and Training Certificate and your results will be uploaded on the NLRD (National Learner Record Database)


NQF Level: 4

Credits: 150

SETA: merSETA (Learnership)

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