Advanced Certificate in Local Governance and Management

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Public Management and Governance
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Advanced Certificate in Local Governance and Management
Programme Code: C3401O

Medium of Facilitation: Online
NQF Level: 6
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 102037

Application Start Date: 1 April 2022
Application End Date: 30 September 2022

Campus: Online

Contacts: Christian Kayembe 011 559-7471

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


The purpose of this SLP is to enhance, improve, refine or reshape existing basic capabilities of middle managers, local government councillors, officials or other employees or persons involved in local government affairs who are in or aspire for a middle managerial capacity. This is achieved by enabling qualifying students to acquire knowledge and insights in this area of study on NQF level 6 to acquire the necessary knowledge, normative basis and language ability through independent research to develop cognitive and intellectual skills to write high-level texts to support decision-makers to solve problems which need scientific solutions through reasoning, data mining and processing, interpretation, evaluation, to demonstrate leadership, self-reflexivity, adaptability, to develop competence and integrity, to synthesise information autonomously in these fields in order to develop analytical relevant competences required to fulfil the roles and responsibilities.

Admission Requirements

A student who has completed the Grade 12 Senior Certificate (SC) or National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Matric) with certificate endorsement; and
Who has successfully completed ALL the modules of the National Certificate in Municipal Governance at NQF level 5 or the Higher Certificate in Municipal Governance NQF level 5 or the Higher Certificate in Local Governance and Management (F3401O) NQF level 5 will be given admission to this programme.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit.

More Information

Please enquire with the Faculty Office on the token required when applying for this programme.
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

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