2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology

 
2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
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            Est. 1990

TVET
Prospectus
2018
      WINNER 2017

                         TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL,
                          EDUCATION & TRAINING
Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology (Pty)Ltd, is registered with the Department of Higher Education & Training as a Private Higher Education Institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997,
        Registration Certicate No. 2000/HE07/008 & as a Private Further Education Collegeunder the Further Education & Training Act, 2006, Registration Certicate No. 2008/FE07/050
2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
Table of Contents...
 Section 1   Richfield graduate institute of
             technology - institutional details

 		                                                           Page
 1.1    TVET Divisional Leadership                            5
 1.2    TVET Programme Leadership                             6
 1.3    Statutory Disclosure                                  7
 1.4    Richfield National Business Award                     8
 1.5    International Recognition & other Awards              10
 1.6    Institutional Leadership                              11
 1.7    Richfields Campuses                                   12
 1.8    World Class Technology in Education                   14
 1.9    About TVET                                            15
 1.10   Your Career Choices                                   16

 Section 2	FACULTY        OF ENGINEERING

 2.1 National Certificate: Electrical Engineering (N1 - N3)   18
 2.2 National Certificate: Electrical Engineering (N4 - N6)   19
 2.3 National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering (N4 - N6)   20
 2.4 National Certificate: Chemical Engineering (N4 - N6)     21
 2.5 National Certificate: Civil Engineering (N4 - N6)        22

 Section 3	FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT & COMMERCE

 3.1 National Certificate: Management (L3)                    25
 3.2 New Venture Creation (L4)                                26
 3.3 Further Education & Training Cert.: Generic Mngt (L4)    28
 3.4 National Certificate: Business Management (N4 - N6)      29
 3.5 National Certificate: Human Resource Mngt (N4 - N6)      30
 3.6 National Certificate: Marketing Management (N4 - N6)     31
 3.7 Further Education & Training Cert: Generic Mngt (L5)     32
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Table of Contents...
 Section 4    FACULTY OF LEADERSHIP & BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

 4.1 National Certificate: Business Administration Services (L3)   35
 4.2 Further Education & Training Certificate: Business
     Administration Services (L4)                                  36
 4.3 National Certificate: Management Assistant (N4 - N6)          39
 4.4 National Certificate: Public Relations (N4 - N6)              40
 4.5 Diploma in Office Administration (L6)                         41

 Section 5    FACULTY OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

 5.1 National Certificate: Financial Services (L3)                 44
 5.2 National Certificate: Financial Management (N4 - N6)          46
 5.3 National Certificate: Wealth Management (L5)                  47
 5.4 Diploma in Public Sector Accounting (L5)                      48
 5.5 National Diploma: Financial Accounting: (L6)                  49

 Section 6    FACULTY OF EDUCATION & TRAINING

 6.1 National Certificate: Educare (N4 - N6)                       52
 6.1 Further Education & Training Certificate:
     Occupationally-Directed Education Training
     and Development Practices (L4)                                54
 6.2 National Certificate: AET Practice (L4)                       55
 6.4 National Certificate:
     Occupationally-Directed Education Training
     and Development Practices (L5)                                56
 6.5 National Certificate: Occupationally -
     Directed Education Trainingand Development
     Practices (L6)                                                58
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Table of Contents...
            FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY &
 Section 7	COMPUTER   APPLICATIONS

 7.1 National Certificate: IT: End User Computing (L3)                            61
 7.2 Further Education & Training Certificate: IT: Systems
    Development (L4)                                                              62
 7.3 Further Education & Training Certificate: IT: Technical Support (L4)         63
 7.4 National Certificate Vocational: Technology and Computer Science (L2 - L4)   64
 7.5 National Certificate: IT: Systems Development (L5)                           65
 7.6 National Certificate: IT: Systems Support (L5)                               66

 Section 8      FACULTY OF HOSPITALITY & SECRETARIAL SERVICES

 8.1 Further Education & Training Certificate: Hospitality Reception (L4)68
 8.2 National Certificate:
     Hospitality and Catering Services (N4 - N6)                         69
 8.3 National Certificate: Tourism (N4 - N6)                             70
 8.4 National Certificate: Medical Secretary (N4 - N6)                   71
 8.5 National Certificate: Legal Secretary (N4 - N6)                     72
 Section 9      FACULTY OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 9.1 Ward Committee Governance (level2)                                74
 9.2 National Certificate: Public Management (N4 - N6)                 75
 9.3 Occupational Certificate : Hairdresser (L4)                       76
 9.4 Occupational Certificate : Office Administrator (L5)              78
 9.5 Occupational Certificate : Chef (L4)                              80
 9.6 Occupational Certificate : Compliance Officer (L6)                82
 9.7 Occupational Certificate : Early Childhood Dev. Practitioner (L4) 83
 9.8 Occupational Certificate : School Principal (L6)                  85
 9.9 Occupational Certificate : Community Dev Practitioner (L5) 86
 9.10 Occupational Certificate : Community Dev Worker (L4)             87

 Section 10     RICHFIELD ACCREDITED CAMPUSES

 10.1 Short Learning Programmes                                                   88
 10.2 SETA & QCTO Education Accredited Campuses                                   89
 10.3 NATED Education Accredited Campuses                                         90
 10.4 ICB Accredited Programmes and Sites                                         91
 10.5 Technical National Certificate Accredited Sites                             92
2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
The TVET Divisional Leadership
                   Chief Director TVET
As an experienced Director, Project Manager, Mentor and Coach,
Mrs Durga is accountable for accreditation and registration for
the institution, design and development of learning material and
assessment tools for various programmes. The tendering for
Special Projects also falls within the job scope.                                Sholina Durga
                                                                                  BSc (Hons)

                    Chief HRD Officer
The Chief Human Resource Officer is responsible for executing hu-
man resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and
strategic direction of the Institution, specifically in the areas of
succession planning, talent management, change manage-                             Elaine Ganas
ment, organizational and performance management, train-                              BC OM H ONS
ing and development, and compensation.                                         (I ND & O RG P SY CH )

                Chief Financial Officer
The Chief Financial Officer provides oversight in the day to day op-
erations of the national campus operations. He is accountable for
the administrative, financial, and risk management operations
of the company, and includes the development of a financial                     Rakesh Jugernath
                                                                                  BCom, BCompt
and operational strategy, designed to preserve company                             Hons, CA(SA)
assets and report accurate financial results.

                 National Credit Manager
 As the National Credit Manager Mr Nyathi is accountable for the
 entire credit granting process, including the consistent applica-
 tion of a credit policy and periodic credit reviews of existing
                                                                                   Erick Nyathi
 customers, with the goal of optimizing the mix of company                       Adv Dip Bus Mngt
 sales and bad debt losses.

              Chief Information Officer
The directing, planning, organizing and control of all activities of
the MIS Department and to ensure the effective, efficient and
secure operation of all automated data processing systems is the
responsibility of a Chief Information Officer. This is combined
with the procuring, installing and maintaining of all computer                 Zane Ramnundlall
hardware and software necessary to keep computer sys-                           BSc ITM, MBA*
tems operable and to fulfil managements requirement.

           Divisional Marketing Officer
                Divisional Marketing Officer
 The DMO is responsible for the administration, development and
 execution
The  DMO isofresponsible
               the Institutions
                             for marketing and advertising
                                 the administration,        initiatives.
                                                      development        The
                                                                       and
 monitoringofofthe
execution       sales  through amarketing
                    Institutions   successful and
                                              marketing campaign
                                                  advertising         and
                                                                initiatives.       Sadanha
 using
The    market research,
     monitoring  of salespricing,
                            through product marketing
                                      a successful     and marketing
                                                   marketing     campaign
                                                                                   Dayanand
                                                                                    BCom Hons,
 communications
and  using markettoresearch,
                       develop the   brand.
                                 pricing, product marketing and                     (Marketing)
marketing communications to develop the brand                                     Sadanha Dayanand
                                                                                  NDip. (Pub Relations)
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Manager : IT User Support Programmes
The Programme Manager, Systems Support and EUC is involved
in academic administration, Mentoring, record keeping and mon-
itoring of site visits. As a long serving member of the Richfield
team, Mr Dayachand is an experienced Assessor, with the MICT
Seta and a variety of other projects                                     Calvin Dayachand
                                                                         Diploma IT,
                                                                         N+,ODETDP Level 5

    Manager : IT Technical Programmes
The Programme Manager for IT studies is responsible for the
academic administration of the Systems Development and
Systems Support Programmes. With 9 years of experience the
programme manager is well equipped to handle the growth
of the division.                                                         Neeran Sewpersad
                                                                         National Diploma IT,
                                                                         ICdL, n+

    Manager : NATED “N” Programmes
As National NATED Programmes Manager and with 18 years of
experience in the Education industry, the job responsibility lies in
the administration of the Nated programs. The liaising with and
reporting to the DHET and the mentoring and coaching of staff
is a fundamental part of the job task                                  Lalitha Prithpal
                                                                       Nat Prof Dip. in Ed,
                                                                       Dip. PR, ICDL, Assessor
2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
Statutory DiscloSure
                                         Holding Company : Richfield Holdings (Pty) Ltd
                                         Registered Name : Richfield Graduate Institute
                                                           of Technology (Pty) Ltd
                                         Auditors:         BDO South Africa
                                         Trading Name:     RGIT
Rakesh Jugernath                         Abbreviated Name: RGIT
BCom, BCompt Hons, CA(SA)                Company Reg. No: 2000/000752/07
    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
                                         Legal Status:     Private Company

                                         Statutory Directors:
                                         J. Ramnundlall           B Com, MBA, SAIPA, TQM, ODETDP
                                         R. Jugernath             B.Com, B. Compt (Honours), CA (SA)
                                         S. Mayet		               B.Com, HDip Acc, CA (SA)
                                         Dr M. Kooblal            B.Sc, B ED, HED, ADV DIP (PUB.AD), MPA, D. Admin

                                          Main Campus                Corporate office           POSTAL ADDRESS:
                                          292 Anton Lembede St,      4 Palm Boulevard           Private Bag X23
  Siddiqah Mayet                          Durban                     Umhlanga Rocks, 4320       Umhlanga Rocks,
   BCom, HDip Acc, CA(SA)                 Tel: (031) 304 9340        Tel: (031) 816 7300        4320
Director – Strategic Business Units
                                          Email: info@richfield.ac.za | Web: www.rgit.co.za

                      Further details may be found in the student handbook, Institutional website, enrolment
                                      contract and are also preloaded on students' Tablet PC's.

                                                          IMS International ISO 9001:2015
                             Est. 1990
                                                          Quality Standard Achieved

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2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
REGISTER NOW with the
  Winner of the National
Business of the Year Award

           The Oscars of South African Business

2017 WINNER CERTIFICATE
                 of Excellence in the Category

       NATIONAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

                          Aw a rd e d t o

 Ric hfield Graduate Institute of Technology
   For outstanding business practice, performance and innovation at
                     t h e f o r e f r o n t o f y o u r s e c t o r.

                             Ralf Fletcher
                        C h i e f E x e c u t i v e O ffi c e r
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South Africa’s most affordable Higher          Business’, which has become synonymous
Education Institution, Richfield Graduate      with the National Business Awards
Institute of Technology (RGIT) has won         the finalists for the respective awards
the National Business of the Year Award.       included Discovery Health, Woolworths,
This year’s ceremony was held on the           Rennies Travel, CTICC, Microsoft SA,
16 November 2017 at Emperors Palace,           amongst others.
Gauteng and marked the 15th anniversary
of the National Business Awards.               Richfield’s CEO, Jay Ramnundlall,
                                               commented, “We were extremely proud
The event’s most prestigious accolade,         to come away with the trophy, especially
was awarded to Richfield before a host         given the calibre of the organisations we
of business and government leaders,
                                               were up against. I would like to thank the
VIPs and media representatives. Also
                                               Judges for recognising our hard work and
watching, via live social media updates,
were thousands of South Africans whose         our quest to open up distance learning
engagement kept the awards trending            to all. This accolade belongs to everyone
for several hours.                             at Richfield and provides a motivational
                                               boost to our efforts. Respected recognition
Richfield has become a pioneering              platforms like the National Business
Higher Education Institution which has         Awards have been shown to enhance
evolved with the explosion of digital          brand reputation and we appreciate the
technologies. Serving South African for        exposure this accolade will generate
almost 3 decades, Richfield has become         around our learning solutions. In short, we
the knowledge powerhouse it is today,          are honoured to accept this award”.
with 33 higher education campuses and
40 TVET campuses countrywide.
Having recently won several international
awards in Oxford (UK), Geneva
(Switzerland), Rome (Italy) and London
(UK), ranging from ‘perfection, quality
and ideal performance’ to ‘sustainability,
quality achievements and technology
integration’. It is therefore not surprising
that Richfield has taken SA’s top business
award for 2017.

For a decade and a half, South Africa’s
National Business Awards has recognised
outstanding achievements by companies.           Norman Mbazima, Deputy Chairman of Anglo
This year’s list of winners exemplifies the     American presents the National Business of the
phrase ‘the Oscars of South African             Year Award to Richfields’ CEO, Jay Ramnundlall.
2018 TVET Prospectus - Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
International Recognition
            from Italy, Switzerland & England
2017 – Winner of The TOPCO National Business Of The                · Managerial expertise
Year Award                                                         · Corporate governance
2017 - Winner of two prestigious international awards in           · Brand Awareness
Rome from Otherways’ Association of Management and                 · Levels of innovation
Consulting - France for:                                           2014 - Finalist in the
 • Global Award for Perfection, Quality and Ideal                  Standard Bank Top Business Awards
 Performance; and
 • Green Era Global Award for Sustainability.                      2013 - CEO : Finalist African Access National Business
                                                                   Awards- Top Businessman of the year Category
2017 - Academic Union, London, UK, having admitted Rich-
field as Global Member, AU has awarded the Institution’s           2013 - Winner of the Best Computer Training Institute /
CEO, Jay Ramnundlall, the status of Honourable Professor of        College in the Reader’s Choice “Best of the Best” Pretoria
the          Academic Union, Oxford, UK, with admission            News Awards.
to the Club of Rectors of Europe and the International
Socrates Nomination Committee.                                     2013 - Finalist in 4 Categories of the African Access National
                                                                   Business Awards:
2017 - Standard Bank Institutional Recognition for                 · Investing in People Award
“ Outstanding Achievements in the field of Education”              · Innovation through Technology Award
                                                                   · Customer Focus Award
2016 - International Socrates Awards: Oxford, England -            · Corporate Citizenship Award
‘Best Enterprises’and ‘Best Manager of the Year’ Award,
                                                                   2012 - Winner of the Top Gender Empowered Company in
2016 - PMR Africa, Diamond Arrow Award:                            the Business, Education and Training Category
Best IT Training Institution : 1st overall for doing most in the
education sector & for stimulating economic growth and             2012 - Winner of the FNB / Kwa-Zulu National Top Busi-
development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.                         ness Portfolio Awards in the Social & Community Services
Institution for doing most in the education sector in              Sector
stimulating economic growth and development of the
KwaZulu-Natal Province.                                            2012 - Finalist in 4 Categories of the African Access National
                                                                   Business Awards:
2016 - South African National Business Award - First Place         · Investing in People Award
in the Catergory - Investor in People.                             · Innovation through Technology Award
                                                                   · Customer Focus Award
2015 - Winner of the Century International Quality ERA             · Business, Education & Training Award
Gold Awards for :
· Impressive Work Integrated Learning (WIL) - increasing the
rate of employability of students
· Promoting Technology - providing students with free
access to high-tech devices with NO additional cost
· Creating a ‘green’ culture which benefits the environ-
ment, encouraging students and educators to move away
from excessive use of paper and printing

2015 - PMR AFRICA, Diamond Arrow Award -
Leaders and Achievers Catergory

2015 - Finalist of the Kwa-Zulu National Top Business
Awards for being the Leading Brand in Kwa-Zulu Natal

2015 - Finalist in the Platinum Technology International
Award for Quality & Excellence

2015 - Finalist in the Oliver Empowerment Awards for the
Top Empowered Male Leader of the Year Award

2014 - PMR Africa Winner of the Diamond Arrow Award in
the Business Sector for:
· Business Sector for Economic Growth and Development
Institutional Leadership
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                                                                    & MaNAGEMENT

Professor P. Brijlall                Jay Ramnundlall                     Prof Rosh Maharaj                     Dr Muni Kooblal
                                                                                                            B.Sc, B ED, HED, ADV DIP (PUB.AD),
BA(Hons), M.A., D Phil             B.Com,MBA, TQM, SAIPA                D.Ed; M.Ed, B.Ed; B.A.; NTSD; NTD
                                                                                                                      MPA, D.ADMIN
Chairperson of Senate             Chief Executive Officer                  Chief Quality Officer                Academic Registrar

      Prof S. Lubbe                                                                                          Professor S. Adam
PHD(IS), MCom, BCom(Hons)         National Business Awards – the Oscars of South African business              PhD, BA, MPA, D Admin
 Dean:Post Graduate Studies        The 2016 South African Award Winner of Excellence in the category          Dean: Faculty of Public
                                                        “Investing in People”                               Administration & Local Govt.

 Victor Masakada                                                                                                  Isaka Reddy
  MSc. Financial Engineering     Praveen Vasala                             Craig Gokhale
  MSc. Strategic Business IT                                                                                  MSc (Computer Science)
                                MBA, BCom, Cert Bus Analysis             MSc (Computer Science)             Dean: Faculty of Information
   Departmental Head:          Dean: Faculty of Commerce                  Chief Academic Officer
  Networks & Engineering                                                                                            Technology

     Elaine Ganas                      Freedom Vezi                                                             Mbali Tsalong
BCom Hons (Ind & Org Psych)                   Mmsci                            Nellie Naidoo                    ND Bus Mngt, Strat
                                                                                B. Tech PR, ODETDP 5
   Chief HRD Officer             Dean: Faculty of Leadership &             Chief Commercial Officer              Marketing (GIBS)
                                   Business Administration                                                   National Sales Manager
RICHFIELD CAMPUSES ARE UNIQUE...
It is with great pleasure that we welcome you as                   Relevant Curriculum
a prospective student to one of our country’s most     Developing and delivering curricula in line with
pronounced and quality recognized Institutions.        industry and employer requirements are sup-
Like all progressive organizations, in planning the    ported by an externally represented Senate. In
new academic year, we have upgraded all our            addition, Academic Faculties and Departments
policies, frameworks, strategies and practices and     provide support to all teaching for learning ac-
reconfigured them, to provide you with a world         tivities.
class learning experience. Some unique aspects
                                                                  Professional Management
are highlighted below:                                 Teaching and Learning expertise on each cam-
                                                       pus, together with professional management,
                    VISION                             ensure that the learning needs of students are
“A global Institution committed to quality, student    met and that the quality of teaching for learning,
satisfaction, leadership, creativity and value inno-   community engagement, assessment and re-
vation”.                                               search is continually improved and consistent at
                                                       all Campuses. Students are provided with a sys-
                  MISSION                              tem of nationally managed, standardized learn-
“To facilitate and enhance quality teaching for        ing materials and curricula which are reviewed
learning, promoting research and engaging the          and upgraded anually. Learning materials are
community, through innovative practices and            also preloaded on Tablet PCs, making them eas-
emerging technologies achieving increased glob-        ily accessible.
al access, employment, entrepreneurial opportu-
nities and transformation”.                                          Interactive Learning
                                                       Small and manageable class sizes allows for in-
             World Class Institution                   teractive teaching for learning and provision of
The Institution’s programmes have been histor-         strategic supplementary classes in smaller groups
                                                       targeting specific needs in student development.
ically driven by demand in the workplace. The
National Master Scarce Skills List for South Africa                 Community Engagement
provided by the Department of Labour as well as        An effective Community Engagement (CE) Strat-
Seta Sector Skills Plan demand work based pro-         egy makes Campuses more accessible to the
grammes that are geared towards preparing stu-         communities they serve. Joint projects and use
dents in finding meaningful employment in the ICT,     of Institutional infrastructure for CE purposes are
commerce, government and industry sectors.             encouraged.

            Work Integrated Learning                      International ISO 9001 : 2015 and OHSAS
Included in the curriculum are, compulsory work                 18001:2007 Quality Standards
readiness skills and work integrated learning pro-     The Institution also holds to it credit the ISO 9001
grammes requiring appropriate workplace assess-        : 2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Internationally
ment for all students, before awarding qualifica-      Certified Quality Stardards for the provision of
tions.                                                 Higher Education and Training, Distance and Vo-
                                                       cational Technical Studies, Professional Learning
         Learning Management System                    and Skills Programmes to International Organisa-
                                                       tions & Individuals.
The institution has migrated to the Moodle Stu-
dent Management System which is also used by Fees and Charges Including Refund(S) in the
major universities of the world. Students can di-      Case of Cancellation or Withdrawal
rectly access additional learning content from the Students are advised to refer to the Enrolment
website.                                           Contract : Terms and Conditions 1.4 and 1.5 re-
                                                       garding cancellation or withdrawal.
                  Benchmarking
An active benchmarking strategy of our key pro-            List of all partnership agreements
cesses, programmes and curricula with other pri- Richfield is a member of the SAP University Al-
vate, public, national, international and trade or- liances.
ganizations is carried out in the constant pursuit            Student Enrolment Contract
   of excellence and continued improvement.         All students are to ensure that they have signed
                                                       and completed an enrolment contract form.
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...an enjoyable Student EXPERIENCE !
               Language Policy                                      Academic Infrastructure
The medium of instruction is English                   The Institution has state of the art facilities and
                                                       highly qualified academic and support staff in-
              Mode of instruction                      cluding a mix of foreign academic professionals
Contact or distance depending on programme.            who also provide rare and critical skills.

             Student Financial Aid                      Employment and Skills Development Agency
                                                       The Department of Higher Education/Labour has
Students that require Bursaries and Financial Aid
                                                       awarded the status of an Employment and Skills
are requested to write to the Student Bursar,          Development Agency (ESDA) to the Institution in
Private Bag X23, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320.                 all nine provinces.
           Student Support Services                               Articulation of Qualification
In the case of complaints/grievances, students         The Institution’s qualifications are positioned on
must complete the Student Concerns logbook             the National Qualification Framework (NQF) and
to ensure satisfactory conclusion. Students may        certain qualifications are also positioned on the
email student concerns to:                             new HEQSF. All qualifications have an occupa-
www.student concerns@richfield.ac.za                   tional content and allow for vertical and horizontal
                                                       articulation.
                Code of Conduct
Students are required to abide by the code of                   Library and e-Library Resources
conduct, of which full details are covered in our      Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology
registration contract.                                 pos-sesses a substantial academic library col-
                                                       lection of over 135 000 textbooks across its 30
     South African Regulatory Compliance               libraries nationally. The Library subscribes to an
                                                       increasing number of electronic journals (e-Jour-
In addition to the International Quality Standards,
                                                       nals), electronic books (e-Books), electronic mag-
the Institution meets the quality standards of the     azines (e-magazines) and electronic newspapers
Council on Higher Education, Department of High-       (e-newspapers) from leading academic Publishers
er Education and the South African Qualifications      such as Elsevier- Science Direct, Emerald Springer
Authority.                                             and Worldwide Information Services-PressReader.
                                                       Major Book Publishers such as Cengage Learning,
     Quality Council on Trade & Occupations            Pearson Education, Wiley, Mcgraw-Hill, Juta, Ox-
The Skills Development landscape is currently un-      ford and Lexis Nexis provides academic support to
der review with the formation of the Quality Coun-     the institution. The latest available textbooks are
cil on Trade & Occupations. The institution is keep-   prescribed and kept in the libraries nationally.
ing abreast with all developments in this regard.
                                                        Policy and Procedure for handling of student
            Internet Enabled Libraries                                    complaints
Access to internet enabled libraries and labo-         Student are to familiarize themselves with the
ratories, that offer full text electronic database     policy and procedure for student queries and han-
downloads for teaching and learning purposes,          dling of complaints.
are available to students.
                                                                   Health and Wellness Policy
                                                       Student are to familiarize themselves with the In-
             Administrative Systems                    stitution’s Health and Wellness policy.
The implementation of the Integrated Campus Ad-
ministration System (ICAS) has contributed to the                       Policy on Disability
development of the Institution's MIS and has facil-    Student are to familiarize themselves with the In-
itated integration into the HEQCIS, Umalusi and        stitution’s Policy on Disability.
SETA MIS eventually working its way to the NLRD
                                                          Names and Qualifications of full- time and
              Campus Social Life                         Part –time staff employed by the Institution
All campuses have staff responsible for work inte-     Students may view the names and qualifications of
grated learning, social and cultural activities and    full- time and Part –time staff employed by the In-
community engagement programmes. Social Net-           stitution at the campus where they are registered.
works using Wi-Fi connectivity and Tablet PC's are
encouraged and freely available at all campuses.                                                        13
World Class Technology
Success is at your doorstep...
Every student registering for a full qualifi-    the Richfield programme rollout made an
cation, will receive a FREE Vodacom Tablet       immediate impact on the academic success
which includes a 2 Year warranty and 16 gigs     rates of our students, with a marked 15%
of memory, e-books, e-libraries and 500Mb        increase in the success rate of Degree
monthly data valid for 12 months. Each stu-      students (From 76% to 91%) in the inaugural
dent also is able to have FREE unlimited ac-     year. 2012 This success rate has been
cess to the Richfield website & Moodle Plat-     maintained over the past 4 years with
form.
                                                    Mobile Learning: A Holistic African Solution...
The Tablet PC is compact, very lightweight
and extremely easy to carry. Our tablets can
easily fit in to most backpacks. Each Tablet
PC is pre-loaded with relevant learning ma-
terial for each student’s course. The learn-
ing material also includes global podcasts
of experts’ opinions on pertinent subjects
and provides online entry to the Integrated
Campus Administration System and Moodle
for assignments, accounts information and
examination results.

                                                 all Higher Education qualifications and
                                                 surpasses any other registered institution,
                                                 both Internationally or locally.

The Richfield tablet initiative has changed
Teaching and Learning by providing the stu-
dent with a unique, interactive and power-
ful e-Learning experience which enhances a
student’s ability to collaborate using a tech-
nology based approach. The tablet PC has
changed the way students and lecturers in-
teract and has placed the focus on student
centered learning. The Tablet PC has helped
RGIT reduce our carbon footprint and our
use of paper by an incredible 200 tons.
The 2012 integration of the Table PC into
t Technical  & Vocational Education (TVET)
      About Technical & Vocational Education (TVET)
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        RICHFIELD          operates
                      Technical    DivisionHuman
                                              oper- Resource
                                                      agement, Hu-
        ates in the occupational qualifications man Resource
upational     qualifications sub- Management, Man-
        sub-framework, to roll out national oc- M a n a g e m e n t ,
  to roll   out national
        cupational              occu- to agement
                      qualifications       learners M Assistant,
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        who wantto alearners     who Legal
                      trade or occupation.         Secretary,
                                               Tech-          Medi-
                                                      Assistant,   Le-
        nical & Vocational    Education  &  Training
 e or occupation. Technical & cal Secretary, Busi-    gal   Secretary,
        (TVET) equips people, not only with vo- Medical           Sec-
Education      &  Training     (TVET)      ness   Management,
        cational skills, but with a broad range retary, Business
ple, notof only   with vocational
           knowledge,                      Financial
                         skills and attitudes   that MManage-
                                                        anagement,         Sholina Durga
        are now    recognized    as indispensable
 ith a broad range of knowl- ment, Marketing          Financial  Man-           BSc Hons
                                                                         Divisional Director: TVET
        for meaningful participation in work agement, Mar-
        and life. that are now Management,
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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                           ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING N1-N3
                                               RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one trimester. After each trimes-
ter, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three levels
and doing N4, N5 & N6 in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students
to work for 24 months in the electrical field before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.

                     PERIOD OF DELIVERY : Each level is one trimester (N1, 2, 3 = 1 year)
                                  ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
                N1                                    N2                                    N3
   • Grade 10 with Mathematics                • N1 or equivalent                   • N2 or equivalent

                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
                N1                                    N2                                    N3

  • Electrical Trade Theory             • Electrical Trade Theory            • Electrotechnology
  • Mathemathics                        • Mathemathics                       • Mathemathics
  • Engineering Science                 • Engineering Science                • Engineering Science
  • Industrial Electronics              • Industrial Electronics             • Industrial Electronics
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
                N1                                    N2                                    N3
  This qualification has been           This qualification has been          This qualification has been
  designed to allow entry into          designed to allow entry into         designed to allow entry into
  the N2                                the N3                               the N4
                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Electrician                                             • Foreman
  • Industrial Engineer                                     • Electrical Entrepreneur
  • Industrial Electronic Engineer                          • Controller / Inspector
  • Supervisor                                              • Building Trade related career

  ARTICULATION TO NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING : N4
  Completion of National Certificates: Electrical Engineering N1, N2 & N3 as above serves
  as entrance to National Certificate N4 Electrical Engineering.

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                        ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING N4-N6
                                              RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one trimester. After each tri-
mester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three
levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for 24
months in the electrical field before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.
                               PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 3 months per level.
                                    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                    N5                                  N6
  • An appropriate National            • A National Certificate: N4:      • A National Certificate: N5:
    Certificate.: N3: Engineering        Electrical Engineering with        Electrical Engineering with
    Studies.                             four subjects passed               four subjects passed
  • Grade 12 / Matric pass with
    40% in Physics, Maths
                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
               N4                                    N5                                  N6
  • Electrotechnics                    • Electrotechnics                  • Power Machines
  • Industrial Electronics             • Mathematics                      • Industrial Electronics
  • Mathematics                        • Power Machines                   • Electrotechnics
  • Engineering Science                • Industrial Electronics           • Mathematics
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                    N5                                  N6
  This qualification has been          This qualification has been        Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into         designed to allow entry into       or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5.                                  N6.
                                           CAREER PATHS
  • Electrician                                            • Millwright
  • Electro-Technician                                     • Electrical Fitter / Engineer
  • Master Technician                                      • Electrical Wireperson
                                                             (Domestic Installation)
                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Evaluate and apply essential methods to technical operational systems.
  • Analyse and apply acquired knowledge in performing the tasks and solve common problems.
  • Gather and analyse relevant information, use data to apply theories and principles within
    Engineering related situations.
  • Execute role and responsibilities by being able to summarise, classify, discuss and estimate
    application processes required through mathematical concepts, technical and schematic
    diagrams, computer and technology usage in a range of different contexts.
  • Communicate with peers, customers and members of supervisory/management levels by
    presenting information reliably and accurately in spoken and written form.

                    NATIONAL DIPLOMA : ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  Completion of National Certificates: Electrical Engineering N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 24
  months of practical experience in a workplace leads to the National Diploma Electrical En-
  gineering.
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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                      MECHANICAL ENGINEERING N4 - N6
                                              RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one trimester. After each
trimester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all
three levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for
24 months in a Mechanical Department before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.
                               PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 3 months per level.
                                    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                   N5                                    N6
  • An appropriate National            • A National Certificate: N4:       • A National Certificate: N5:
    Certificate.: N3: Engineering        Mechanical Engineering with         Mechanical Engineering with
    Studies.                            four subjects passed                four subjects passed
  • Grade 12 / Matric pass with
    40% in Physics, Maths
                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
             N4                                   N5                                      N6
  • Mechanotechnics                    • Power Machines                    • Power Machines
  • Mathematics                        • Mechanotechnics                   • Mechanotechnics
  • Engineering Science                • Mechanical Draughting             • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Draughting                and Design                        • Mechanical Draughting
                                       • Mathematics                         and Design
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                   N5                                    N6
  This qualification has been          This qualification has been         Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into         designed to allow entry into        or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5.                                  N6.
                                           CAREER PATHS
  • Assistant Mechanical               • Diesel Mechanic                    • Motor Mechanic
    Engineer                           • Fitter & Turner                    • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Auto Electrician                   • Mechanical Engineering             • Tool Maker
  • Boilermaker                          Technician                         • Welder
                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Evaluate and apply essential methods to technical operational systems.
  • Analyse and apply acquired knowledge in performing the tasks and solve common problems.
  • Gather and analyse relevant information, use data to apply theories and principles within
    engineering related situations.
  • Execute role and responsibilities by being able to summarise, classify, discuss and estimate
    application processes required through mathematical concepts, technical and schematic diagrams,
    computer and technology usage in a range of different contexts.
  • Communicate with peers, customers and members of supervisory/management levels by
    presenting information reliably and accurately in spoken and written form.

                    NATIONAL DIPLOMA : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  Completion of National Certificates: Mechanical Engineering N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 24
  months of practical experience in a workplace leads to the National Diploma in Mechanical
20      Engineering.
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                         CHEMICAL ENGINEERING N4 - N6
                                              RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one trimester. After each tri-
mester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three
levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for 24
months in the chemical field before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.

                               PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 3 months per level.
                                    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                   N5                                   N6
  • An appropriate National            • A National Certificate: N4:      • A National Certificate: N5:
    Certificate.: N3: Engineering        Mechanical Engineering with        Mechanical Engineering with
    Studies.                             four subjects passed              four subjects passed
  • Grade 12 / Matric pass with
    40% in Physics, Maths
                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
               N4                                   N5                                   N6
  • Mathematics                        • Power Machines                   • Power Machines
  • Engineering Science                • Mathematics                      • Mathematics
  • Chemical Plant Operations          • Chemical Plant Operations        • Chemical Plant Operations
  • Chemistry                          • Chemistry
                                                                          • Chemical Technology
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                   N5                                   N6
  This qualification has been          This qualification has been        Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into         designed to allow entry into       or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5.                                  N6.
                                          CAREER PATHS
  • Chemical Engineering                                 • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Protection                             • Lab Assistant

                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Identify, evaluate, formulate and solve process related technical and operational problems.
  • Design process equipment in order to modify existing sections of the plant.
  • Plan and implement the production of required products.
  • Plan and implement projects using project management tools and skills
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of audiences using appropriate
    language structure, style and graphical support.
  • Have knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) impacts of chemical processing
    activities in order to identify the impacts and measures used to control these impacts.
  • Use IT in the application of engineering methods, skills and tools.

                    NATIONAL DIPLOMA : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  Completion of National Certificates: Chemical Engineering N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 24
  months of practical experience in a workplace leads to the National Diploma in Chemical
  Engineering.                                                                         21
CIVIL
     ENGINEERING
     (N4 - N6)

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                             CIVIL ENGINEERING N4 - N6
                                              RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one trimester. After each tri-
mester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three
levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for 24
months in a civil engineering department before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.

                               PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 3 months per level.
                                    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                   N5                                   N6
  • An appropriate National            • A National Certificate: N4:      • A National Certificate: N5:
    Certificate.: N3: Engineering       Civil Engineering or               Civil Engineering or
    Studies.                           • An Equivalent Qualification      • An Equivalent Qualification
  • Grade 12 / Matric pass with
    40% in Physics, Maths
                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
               N4                                   N5                                  N6
  • Building Administration            • Quantity Surveying               • Quantity Surveying
  • Quantity Surveying                 • Building and Structural          • Building and Structural
  • Mathematics                          Construction                       Construction
  • Engineering Science or             • Mathematics                      • Mathematics
                                       • Building Administration          • Building Administration
  • Building and Structural
    Construction
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                   N5                                  N6
  This qualification has been          This qualification has been        Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into         designed to allow entry into       or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5.                                  N6.
                                           CAREER PATHS
  • Construction Foreman                                 • Building Inspector
  • Construction Supervisor                              • Contractor
  • Plumber                                              • Assistant Surveyor
                                      LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Evaluate and apply essential methods to technical operational systems.
  • Analyse and apply acquired knowledge in performing the tasks and solve common problems.
  • Gather and analyse relevant information, use data to apply theories and principles within
    Civil engineering related situations.
  • Execute role and responsibilities by being able to summarise, classify, discuss and estimate
    application processes required through mathematical concepts, technical and schematic diagrams,
    computer and technology usage in a range of different contexts.
  • Communicate with peers, customers and members of supervisory/management levels by
    presenting information reliably and accurately in spoken and written form.

                        NATIONAL DIPLOMA : CIVIL ENGINEERING
  Completion of National Certificates: Civil Engineering N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 24 months
  of practical experience in a workplace leads to the National Diploma in Civil Engineering.
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FACULTY OF COMMERCE
        & MANAGEMENT

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National Certificate : Management (NQF 3)
                            Purpose of Qualification
This qualification is to build the knowledge and skills required by employees in junior man-
agement who have had schooling below NQF level 3 it is intended to empower students
to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently as junior
managers in South Africa community and to respond to the challenges of the economic
environment and changing world of work..

                                    Career Focus
 Junior Managers                                Section Heads
 Team leaders                                   Junior Operations Manager
 Supervisors                                    Junior Project Assistant
 First Line Managers                            Office Management

Accredited by                     SERVICES SETA (SAQA ID : 83946)
 Admission Requirements           National Certificate level 2 or equivalent qualifi-
                                  cation it is assumed that students are competent
                                  in communication and mathematical literacy. NQF
                                  Level 2.
Duration                          1 Year
 Articulation                     • The FETC in Business Administration : Level 4
                                  • The FETC in Management: Level 4
Assessment of Programme           Assessment is conducted as both Formative As-
                                  sessment & Summative Assessments. The Formative
                                  Assessment is covered as Continuous Assessment
                                  Tests and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence
                                  by the student. The Summative Assessment takes
                                  place as a National Summative exam for the 1st &
                                  2nd Semesters. It is compulsory for all students to
                                  complete WIL for completion of the programme.

                                 Course Structure
 • Communication                                • Team leader
 • Mathematics                                  • Workplace Environment & Legislation
 • Workplace

                                 Total Credits : 120
Further Education and Training Certificate:
      New Venture Creation (NQF 4)
                                   Purpose of Qualification
The purpose of the Qualification is to develop the appropriate skills and knowledge required by a person for the
establishment and development of a small to medium business venture, and address the economic, administra-
tive and behavioural (psycho-social) barriers that contribute to success in starting and sustaining the venture.
This qualification is intended for persons who wish to start, operate, manage and grow a new small to medium
business venture. Students attempting this qualification will be equipped with a variety of technical, business
managerial and personal skills and strategies to help them succeed in the creation and sustenance of a busi-
ness. The successful student will develop a sound foundation for the application of these skills and knowledge to
explore a diverse range of entrepreneurial opportunities.

                                            Career Focus
 • Aspiring Entrepreneurs                                  • Junior Managers in SMME business
 • Managers

Accredited by                             SERVICES SETA (SAQA ID : 66249)
 Admission Requirements                   Mathematical Literacy NQF level 3 and Communi-
                                          cation NQF level 3
 Minimum Requirements to                  A pass in all modules - Student allowed to carry
 complete the qualification :             only two modules from one semester to the next
                                          semester
 Duration                                 1 Year
Articulation Possibilities :              This Qualification lends itself to both vertical and horizontal
                                          articulation possibilities.
                                          Horizontal articulation is possible with the following Qualifica-
                                          tions:
                                          • ID 48883: Further Education and Training Certificate: Small
                                          Business Advising (Information Support), NQF Level 4.
                                          • ID 57712: Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic
                                          Management, NQF Level 4.
                                          Vertical articulation is possible with the following qualifications:
                                          • ID 48886: National Certificate: Business Advising, NQF Level 5.
                                          • ID 48874: National Certificate: Business Consulting Practice
                                          (Enterprise Resource Planning), NQF Level 5.
                                          • ID 59201: National Certificate: Generic Management, NQF
                                          Level 5.

Assessment of Programme:                  Assessment is conducted as both Formative Assessment &
                                          Summative Assessments. The Formative Assessment is covered
                                          as Continuous Assessment Tests and compilation of a Portfolio
                                          of Evidence by the student. The Summative Assessment takes
                                          place as a National Summative exam for 1st & 2nd Semesters. It
                                          is compulsory for all students to complete WIL for completion of
                                          the programme.
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Further Education and Training Certificate:
       New Venture Creation (NQF 4) Cont’d...
                                      Course Structure
Fundamentals of Enterpreneurship
Financial Management
Principles of Production / Operations Management
Human Resources
Communication
Numeracy

                                        Total Credits : 149

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Further Education and Training Certificate :
                Generic Management (NQF 4)
                                  Purpose of Qualification
This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organisations, junior managers of business units in
medium and large organisations, or those aspiring for these positions.

                                            Career Focus
 Junior managers include team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.
 • Aspiring Entrepreneurs                    • Junior Managers in SMME business
 • Managers
Accredited by                             SERVICES SETA (SAQA ID : 57712)
 Admission Requirements                   Communication at NQF Level 3, Mathematical
                                          Literacy at NQF Level 3, Computer Literacy at NQF
                                          Level 3.
Duration                                  1 Year
 Articulation                             The FETC: Management articulates with the Na-
                                          tional Certificate: Management at NQF Level 5
                                          This qualification articulates horizontally with the
                                          following qualifications:
                                          FETC: New Venture Creation, SAQA ID: 23953
                                          FETC: Leadership Development, SAQA ID: 50081
                                          FETC: Business Systems Operations: End User
                                          (ERP), SAQA ID: 49176
                                          FETC: Small Business Advising (Information Sup-
                                          port), SAQA ID: 48883
Assessment of Programme                   Assessment is conducted as both Formative As-
                                          sessment & Summative Assessments. The Formative
                                          Assessment is covered as Continuous Assessment
                                          Tests and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence
                                          by the student. The Summative Assessment takes
                                          place as a National Summative exam for the 1st &
                                          2nd Semesters. It is compulsory for all students to
                                          complete WIL for completion of the programme.
                                        Course Structure
 • Understanding the Business                             • Written Communication
 • Workplace Communication                                • Mathematical Concepts in the Work
 • Teamwork                                                 place
 • Leadership in Management                               • Communication Second Langauge

28                                      Total Credits : 150
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                        BUSINESS MANAGEMENT N4 - N6
                                              RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one semester. After each
semester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all
three levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for
18 months at a Business Practice before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.
                                  PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 6 months per level.
                                 ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                    N5                                    N6
  • An appropriate National Senior    • A National Certificate : N4 :      • A National Certificate : N5
    Certificate or Grade 12 with        Business Management or an            : Business Management or an
    Accounting                          Equivalent Qualification             Equivalent Qualification

                                     MODULAR BREAKDOWN
               N4                                  N5                                      N6
  • Entrepreneurship and              • Entrepreneurship and               • Entrepreneurship and
    Business Management                 Business Management                  Business Management
  • Management                        • Computer Practice                  • Computer Practice
    Communication                     • Sales Management                   • Sales Management
  • Computer Practice                 • Financial Accounting               • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                    N5                                    N6
  This qualification has been         This qualification has been          Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into        designed to allow entry into         or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5.                                 N6.
                                           CAREER PATHS
  • General Manager                                       • Business Development
  • Assistant Manager                                     • Quality Assurance
  • Entrepreneur                                          • Management Consultant
                                     LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • The challenges of Entrepreneurship, Market Feasibility Study and Financial feasibility study.
  • Introduction to the Business Plan.
  • The marketing, Management and Financial plans and Presentation and Evaluation of the Business Plan.
  • Introduction to Management, Personal Management and Ethics/Social Responsibility.
  • Staffing one’s Business, Controlling your Business, Strategic Planning, Competitive Analysis, Buying
    and Existing Business, Franchising Business, International Business Plan, Key aspects of Labour relations.
  • History of Labour relations in South Africa, Labour legislation, Structuring workplace relations,
    Collective Bargaining, Procedures, Dispute Settlement and Agreements

                    NATIONAL DIPLOMA : BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
  Completion of National Certificates: Business Management N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 18
  months of practical experience in a workplace shall result in the award of a National Diploma
  : Business Management.
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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT : N4 - N6
                                                RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one semester. After each se-
mester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all three
levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work for 18
months in a human resource department before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.
                                 PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 6 months per level.
                                  ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
               N4                                      N5                                     N6
  • An appropriate National Senior      • A National Certificate: N4:         • A National Certificate: N5:
   Certificate or Grade 12                Human Resource Management             Human Resource Management
                                          or an Equivalent Qualification        or an Equivalent Qualification

                                      MODULAR BREAKDOWN
               N4                                    N5                                       N6
  • Personnel Management                • Personnel Management                • Personnel Management
  • Entrepreneurship and                • Personnel Training                  • Personnel Training
    Business Management                 • Labour Relations                    • Labour Relations
  • Management                          • Computer Practice                   • Computer Practice
    Communication
  • Computer Practice
                                     ARTICULATION OPTIONS
               N4                                      N5                                     N6
  This qualification has been           This qualification has been           Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into          designed to allow entry into          or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5                                    N6.
                                             CAREER PATHS
  • Human Resource Manager                                  • Recruitment Agent
  • Training and Development Manager                        • Personnel Manager
  • Labour Relations Manager
                                       LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Understand and describe applied human resource principle theory
  • Discuss management in organisations and the common problems found in HR management
  • Understand job analysis and the various techniques used in job analysis
  • Define recruitment and compare internal and external recruitment by giving examples of each
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the mandatory/employee benefits as well as the fringe benefits
  • Be able to identify and apply training methods/techniques in the workplace
  • Evaluate the impact of HIV/AIDS in the workplace and devise strategies to address this
  • Develop an ergonomic approach to eliminate accidents and unsafe acts in the workplace
  • Explain the job and personal stress factors and identify the consequences of stress
  • Be able to identify various staffing strategies
  • Understand training and development of employees and career management at Organisational level
  • Describe behvioural aspects of human resources management including motivation, leadership, and teamwork

               NATIONAL DIPLOMA : HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  Completion of National Certificates: Human Resource Management N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 18 months of practical
30 experience in a workplace shall result in the award of a National Diploma : Human Resource Management.
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE:
                       MARKETING MANAGEMENT : N4 - N6
                                                   RATIONALE:
The programme progresses through three levels. Each Level takes place over one semester. After each
semester, you are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. We recommend continuing through all
three levels in order to qualify for the National Diploma. The National Diploma requires students to work
for 18 months at a Marketing Institution before they are entitled to receive the highly respected Diploma.
                                PERIOD OF DELIVERY : 6 months per level.
                                    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
                N4                                        N5                                        N6
  • An appropriate National Senior        • A National Certificate: N4:            • A National Certificate: N4:
    Certificate or Grade 12                 Marketing Management or                  Marketing Management or
                                            an Equivalent Qualification              an Equivalent Qualification

                                        MODULAR BREAKDOWN
                N4                                    N5                                            N6
  • Marketing Management                  • Marketing Management                   • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship and                  • Sales Management                       • Sales Management
    Business Management                   • Entrepreneurship and                   • Marketing Research
  • Management                              Business Management                    • Marketing Communication
    Communication                         • Computer Practice
  • Computer Practice
                                       ARTICULATION OPTIONS
                N4                                        N5                                        N6
  This qualification has been             This qualification has been              Higher certificate, Diploma
  designed to allow entry into            designed to allow entry into             or Bachelor’s Degree.
  N5                                      N6.
                                               CAREER PATHS
  • Salesperson                                                • Marketing Communications Expert
  • Marketing Manager                                          • Marketing Consultant
  • Marketing Researcher                                       • Advertiser
                                         LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Nature and extent of personal sales, sales forecasts and quotas, sales territories, the sale process, types of sales,
    improvement of personal effectiveness
  • Intro to Mercantile law, Law of contract, Contract of sale, Credit Agreements, Lease, Contracts of service,
    Negotiable instruments
  • Product and service policy, Distribution Policy, Price Policy, Promotion Policy
  • The PR practitioner and the PR process, Internal communication, Social skills and protocol, The media and media
    relations, Interpersonal relationships & Corporate identity
  • The role of marketing communication in marketing, Advertising media, Creating an advertisement, Launching an
    advertising campaign, Advertising research, Sales promotion, Publicity and public Relations, Personal Selling
  • The management functioning of marketing, Industrial marketing, The marketing of services, International marketing
  • The research process, Sources of information, The questionnaire and its launching, The use of random sample tests in
    market research, Analysis of data, Forecasting and question analysis, & Reporting

                     NATIONAL DIPLOMA : MARKETING MANAGEMENT
  Completion of National Certificates: Marketing Management N4, N5 & N6 as above plus 18 months of practical
  experience in a workplace shall result in the award of a National Diploma : Marketing Management.                   31
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