General Education & Training Certificate: Business Practice


General Education & Training Certificate: Business Practice

  • Qualification Title: General Education and Training Certificate: Business Practice
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 61755
  • Minimum Credits: 121
  • NQF Level: 1
This qualification is intended for all members of the population, including anyone preparing to become employed, or self-employed, in any business whatsoever would be the persons most likely to be attracted to this qualification. In fact many newly (or not-so-newly) appointed personnel, or struggling entrepreneurs, could benefit from part or all of this qualification. It seeks to embed the six key literacies required by business organisations: Numeracy, Literacy, Entrepreneurial, Financial, Technological and Cognitive.
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Communication at AET Level 3.
  • Mathematical Literacy at AET Level 3.
This qualification is made up of fundamental, core and elective unit standards and a minimum of 121 credits is required to complete the qualification:
  • Core unit standards totaling: 20 credits in Economics and Management, 14 credits in Technology, 11 credits in Life Orientation, 6 credits in Human and Social Sciences.
  • Fundamental unit standards totaling 42 credits are compulsory.
  • Elective unit standards totaling a minimum of 28 credits
  • Use fundamental skills in a business environment.
  • Make appropriate use of Information and Communications Technology in an office setting.
  • Understand and apply entrepreneurial and business knowledge and attitude.
  • Incorporate life skills in an employment or self-employment situation.
  • Cluster 1 - Life Skills ( 20 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - Literacy ( 23 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - Entrepreneurship ( 24 credits)
  • Cluster 4 - Numeracy ( 19 credits)
  • Cluster 5 - Business Practice ( 21 credits)
  • Cluster 6 - Computer Literacy ( 14 credits)
Download the Qualification Outline

Our practical business courses provide frontline employees with basic skills to ensure a professional interaction with clients. The Business division
courses range from basic entry level admin and office skills to more advanced management courses.

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