Financial Management (N4 - N6)

This qualification is designed to encourage access to the accounting profession. It is offered to those candidates who would like to enter the world of finance as their career.

Career Options

What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

  • Act as support for a Chartered Accountant in a large firm
  • Accountant for a small firm
  • Accounting Technician/Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Debtors/Creditors Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Assistant to a Cost Accountant
  • Internal Auditor Clerk

What will I be able to do?

  • Financial accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll administration (salaries and wages)

In which industries will I be able to work?

You will be able to work in any industry.

What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?

Achieving the necessary entry requirements at academic level during this course will enable you to continue studying in a business-related or finance-related field of study. This can be done by studying towards a specific business qualification at Rostec Technical FET College, based on your academic achievements meeting their specific admission requirements. Should you not wish to continue studying once you’ve completed this qualification, you will be able to work towards promotion within your career by working within your field of study and gaining experience within the industry. You would also be able to start and manage your own small business. As with any other career, you would need to work very hard to prove your skills and abilities, be dedicated and be prepared to continue learning throughout your career.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?




Financial Accounting N4
Computerised Financial Systems N4
Entrepreneurship N4
Management Communication N4
Financial Accounting N5
Computerised Financial Systems N5
Entrepreneurship N5
Cost & Management Accounting N5
Financial Accounting N6
Computerised Financial Systems N6
Entrepreneurship N6
Cost & Management Accounting N5
Note: All final exams are set by the Department of Higher Education and Training. After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?
Grade 12 or an equivalent qualification


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