National N Diploma: Popular Music Composition

Full-time | Course Type: NATED Qualification   

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Berthold Auerbach

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Composition

Is music truly food for your soul?  Are you the type of person who can interpret melodies, produce feelings and understand emotion vividly through sound?  

If you can count your heartbeats in song beats and see lyrics where others just see notes, then it is time for you to look into a career in popular music composition. Through the duration of the course expect to learn more about musical arrangements, song-writing and composing music for film and TV as well as other musical compositional techniques. Musical composers of today, need to be up to date with the right technologies and types of computer software, this course offers the kind of training that lends itself to that, so you will be ready to hit the ground running, when it comes to industry.

Compose the musical career of your dreams and prepare to work magic as a music composer. You can with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Composition. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Popular Music Composition is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full-time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months of in-service training is necessary. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Composition, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Music Composition
  • Songwriter
  • Music Producer
  • Cruise Ship Musician 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification. National Certificate at each level N4, N5 and N6 and then National N Diploma (On completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.) 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.  

National N Diploma: Popular Music Performance

Full-time | Course Type:  N4-N6 

“Music is love in search of a word.” Sidney Lanier

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance 

Do you have a flair for performance and music? Are you the type of person who wants to collaborate and create something beautiful with other musicians? 

Did you know that you can improve hone your music interpretation and music theory skills and get some practical experience of working in a performance art setting, whether as a solo artist or part of an ensemble cast? In this field of study, expect to become immersed in the trends, theories and influences that are changing the landscape of the musical performance industry as we know it. 

Prepare for a sound career in this field, with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or relevant NATED Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

Programme duration is two (2) years full-time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months in-service training

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Popular Music Performance, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Session Musician 
  • Vocal/ Instrumental Soloist 
  • Theatre Musician 
  • Music Product Demonstrator 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National Certificate at each level N4, N5 and N6 and then a National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

National N Diploma: Educare

Full-time | Course Type:  N4-N6 

"Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful." - Kailash Satyarthi

Are you dedicated to improving a child’s experience in learning? Would it be fulfilling to you, to work with aspects of childcare and development.

Educare is a specialised early learning programme which focuses on preparing a young child for school. As you prepare for a career in this field, the end-goal is that you will eventually play a significant role in in the formative years of a child’s life. You will be responsible for the development of the child, physically, emotionally, socially, intellectually and culturally. Through the course of your study, expect to identify signs and symptoms of child illnesses, learn how to plan and present lessons, deal with staffing and how to organise budgets and finance related issues as required.

As a National N Diploma student in Educare, you can expect to be equipped with theoretical and practical skills in subjects such as, day care communication, educational psychology, day care management, Educare didactics: theory and practical, Child Health and Entrepreneurship and Business Management. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Educare is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

You will need a Senior Certificate or NSC or Relevant Nated Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 
  • Programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. 
  • Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. 
  • Minimum two (2) years + 18 Months In-service Training.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Educare, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Special Education Teachers 
  • Day Care Manager
  • Pre-school and Childcare Centre Directors 
  • Child Care Teacher Assistant

Understanding your qualification

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Educare (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training). 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Tourism

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma  

“Tourism is the biggest industry in the world.” Martin Parr

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Tourism 

Does the prospect of exploring and finding out more about new lands excite you? Are you a person that has great people skills and an aptitude for travel, creativity and diversity? If this sounds like an accurate description of who you are, then a career in the tourism field is a road worth travelling on. 

The world is becoming more mobile, let’s face it, this really is a global village that we are living in. With that, job opportunities catering to a constantly travelling population are growing at a rapid rate. The tourism industry is officially the largest and fastest growing industry in the world. You can make strides in this field. Get the right qualification, make sure your passport is valid, because you could be working as an executive in the cruise ship or airline industries, or find yourself discovering the latest tropical tourist destination. This is a flexible career field, you could be based in an office, booking flights and organising accommodation or out in the field on guided tours. 

This diploma is designed to give you the tools to maximise your travel service expertise with modules like Travel Communication, Tourist Destinations and Travel Office Procedures. Carve out your career path and plan your ultimate trip to success with National N Diploma in Tourism.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Tourism is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or Relevant Nated Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two years and 18 months in-service training.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma Tourism, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Travel Consultant 
  • Accommodation Services Manager 
  • Travel Writer/ Photographer 
  • Event Organisers 
  • Travel Agent 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification. National Certificate at each level: N4, N5, N6 and then the National N Diploma (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

National N Diploma: Public Relations

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma  

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” Daniel J. Boorstin

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Public Relations  

Do you enjoy creating healthy connections and relationships? Do you have an aptitude for adventure and feel confident about your persuasive edge? If you feel that you have the gift of the gab, can communicate creatively and have a keen interest in public platforms then a career in public relations is just for you. 

Public Relations involves the management of an organisations communication regarding a product or service, to its external public through various traditional and modern platforms including, print, radio, digital, video, TV, and social media. As a public relations professional you will be responsible for communicating messages that reinforce the organisations positive reputation in the market as well as build strong relationships with its public.  

Apply your creativity by learning how to execute PR campaigns, media-manage events and conferences and marketing organisations within this dynamic and ever-changing field. 

Through this Diploma in Public Relations, you will be able to learn important PR principles within the following subjects, office practice, information processing, communication, legal practice, marketing and business management. Equip yourself with the right tools to get a foot in the door of this demanding career. Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Public Relations.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Public Relations is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or Relevant Nated Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

The program duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months in-service training.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma Public Relations, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Public Affairs Consultant 
  • Arts Administrator 
  • Public Relations Officer 
  • Public Relations Accounts Executive 
  • Marketing Executive 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification: National Certificate ate each level N4, N5, N6. National N Diploma (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.)

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

National N Diploma: Public Management

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma  

“The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.” Mary Ritter Beard 

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Public Management

Are government policies and programmes your field of interest? Do you feel passionate about being the key driver towards finding solutions for some of society’s greatest problems? Then a National N Diploma in Public Management is suitable for you.

Public Management is one of those sectors that is concerned with the study of government and its processes, structures and functions and how society is managed. If you get involved in this field, you will learn about a range of topics from environmental to societal issues. As a public manager you will be responsible for leading, developing and implementing policies and legislation and managing city budgets with the aim of providing for the needs of the public. Public managers will therefore need to think critically and have strong analytical and communication skills.

The Diploma in Public Management will equip you with the necessary skills that will help you to function within a governmental organisation. You will explore subjects in management communication, public law, public finance and Municipal administration. The Public Management diploma is a definite choice for those looking to give back to the community and solve high level problems. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Public Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Senior Certificate, NSC or relevant NATED qualification. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two (2) years and 18 months in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Public Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Risk Management
  • Public Sector Human Resource Manager 
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Non-Profit Manager 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National N Diploma in Public Management. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing further information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Marketing Management

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma

“Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.” Milan Kundera

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Marketing Management

Do you have a flair for the art of communication? Are you able to identify trends and use your creative flair in convincing ways? If so, then a rewarding career in the field of Marketing Management awaits you.

Marketing as a whole is an important function that shows consumers how products and services will be beneficial to them and suit their lives.

Any company needs a marketing manager to help develop creative advertising campaigns to help influence people to buy and increase the company revenue. Thus marketing lies at the heart of any business’s success.
As a Marketing Manager, you will be in charge of promoting products, and tracking the success of your strategies across a variety of different mediums, including TV, radio, billboards, flyers, magazines, SMS’s, and social media; all while ensuring that the approach you take is right for that business based on their budget and target customer.

Excellent communication skills is an important quality for a Marketing Manager, as you will be responsible for managing teams of people that include Copywriters, Graphic Designers, Brand Architects and Digital Strategists. With the National N Diploma in Marketing, expect to cover modules in marketing management, research, communication and businesses to help set your career off to a fantastic start. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Marketing Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Senior Certificate, NSC or relevant NATED Qualification. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two (2)  years and 18 months in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma Marketing Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Planner
  • Media Buyer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Marketing Executive 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National Certificate at each level: N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma on completion of N4, N5, N6 and 18 months in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Human Resource Management

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma

“Human resources are like natural resources; they're often buried deep. You have to go looking for them; they're not just lying around on the surface.” Ken Robinson

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management

Are you excited at the prospect of working with people? Have you always wanted to be part of a team that aims to empower, help and contribute toward the professional growth of its people? If you would like to get involved in the dynamics of managing people and understanding how they operate within a work space, then a Diploma in Human Resource Management is a suitable career path for you.

As a human resource professional, you will be the key driver of important employee policies and practices within an organisation. Your main focus will be staffing, employee performance management, training and development of employees, reward and compensation as well as maintaining reputable employee relationships. These are just some of the basic functions of a human resource team within a workspace that help run a company smoothly and efficiently.

Through the National N Diploma in Human Resource Management you will be able to strengthen your skills through the following subjects, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Management Communication, Computer Practice, Personnel Management and training and Labour Relations.

Take your place in the modern business landscape, by pursuing a career in this field. You can with a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Human Resource Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Senior Certificate, NSC or relevant Nated Qualification. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

You can complete the diploma in two (2) years with 18 months in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Human Resources Expert
  • HR Consultant
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Executive Recruiter
  • Human Resources IT Specialist 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification: National Certificate at each level: N4, N5 and N6. National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Financial Management

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma

“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” Suze Orman

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Financial Management

Do you live, breathe and dream in numbers? Are you confident with calculations and ready to take responsibility for your future? If so, then it is time to prepare for a career in finance with the Diploma in Financial Management.

Proper management of a company’s finances is key to its successful future. To ensure ‘appreciation’ of this long-term goal, the accounting savvy of a financial fundi is a must. You can get a foot in the door of the any financial division with this qualification and ensure that you create resounding financial success.

Many companies and organisations need the guidance and advice of financial managers before making decisions that will impact on the success or failure of the business. We’ll show you how to make a statement in any financial environment through decision-making, preparation of financial reports, income statements and balance sheets. A career in financial accounting opens up a world of opportunity for number crunchers. Increase your chances of success by enrolling for the National N Diploma in Financial Management. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Financial Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Senior Certificate or NSC or Relevant NATED qualification. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two years and 18 months in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Financial Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Credit Manager
  • Controller
  • Risk Manager
  • Insurance Manager
  • Treasurer/Finance Officer 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification:

National Certificate at each level: N4, N5, N6.

National N Diploma (On completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in service training.) 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Business Management

Full-time |Course Type: N4-N6 National NATED Diploma

“The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.”

Aristotle Onassis

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Business Management 

Is business your area of interest? Would you be keen on learning more about business principles, concepts of selling and marketing? If you would like to use your business savvy to contribute to the successful growth of a business?  If so then it’s time to climb the ladder toward a successful career in Business Management. 

In order for a business to function effectively it requires the right kind of people; people who have passion, direction and are willing to build a business initiative and take it to greater heights. Taking a business to the top requires a person that is focused on strategy and is goal-oriented. ICESA’s National N Diploma in Business Management will show you how to put together a successful game plan in order to run a business. You will learn how to lead, monitor, organise and plan in the corporate arena.

Using your business acumen and ideas for business expansion is all about making the right moves, and your next move should be the National N Diploma in Business Management. By strategically enrolling for this course you have already put a game plan of your future into action. So map your career and build your future in the business arena by enrolling today.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Business Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Senior Certificate or NSC or Relevant NATED Qualification.

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible. 

Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis. 
Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

It takes a minimum of two (2) years to complete this course, with the option to attend full-time classes during the week. It includes 18 months’ in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success. 

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Business Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • General Management
  • Economics
  • Small Business Management
  • Assistant Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Management Consultant

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification National Certificate at each level N4, N5, N6 and National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training.

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

National N Diploma: Civil Engineering

Full-time | Course Type: N3- N6 National NATED Diploma

“The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.” Thomas Koenig

Secure your future with a National N Diploma in Civil Engineering

Have you always had a keen interest in solving practical problems? Does the structure of buildings, roadways and other types of architecture appeal to you?  If so, then it is time to build a bridge to the next level of your career with the National N Diploma in Civil Engineering.

Are you interested in solving practical problems? Do you have a strong appreciation for the structure of buildings etc.? Then build a bridge to your career with the National N Diploma: Civil Engineering.

When you enter into the field of Civil Engineering expect to learn more about planning, designing, constructing, managing and maintenance of the physical environment. Civil engineering is one of the most diverse professions in the engineering sector. Upon successful completion of National N Diploma in Civil Engineering, you will be qualified to specialize in structural, construction, geotechnical, traffic, water resources, urban planning, materials, and many other emerging areas. Graduates go on to become involved in everything from planning and designing transport systems to enhancing the energy efficiency of buildings or undertaking the treatment and restoration of contaminated sites.

Reinforce the strength and quality of your career. Enhance your basic engineering science and design skills and begin a career in any of the various fields of practice. Join this fast-moving, challenging and rewarding profession today.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Civil Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

N2: Engineering Studies, Grade 11 or Senior Certificate or NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy) 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two (2) years and two years in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Civil Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Civil Engineering Technologist
  • Building Control Surveyor 
  • Site Engineer
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Water Engineer 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification. National Certificate at each level N3, N4, N5, N6 and then a National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and two years in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Mechanical Engineering

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma

“Successful engineering is all about understanding how things break or fail.” Henry Petroski

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Do you have a passion for mathematics and an aptitude for science? Does the way in which machinery works bring a sparkle to your eye? If so, you should definitely look into a career in Mechanical Engineering through ICESA’s National N Diploma qualification.   

Mechanical engineers develop new equipment and products used by companies and people to increase production, improve work processes and quality of life. Essentially, it is the responsibility of a mechanical engineer to take an idea and turn it into a marketable product. To do this, a broad range of skills are needed. Problem solving, critical thinking, and being able to exercise good judgement are all qualities that will hold you in good stead.

Mechanical engineers are, above all else, problem-solvers. They use math skills and analytical abilities to spot problems and resolve them. Through this course you will learn concepts such as kinetics and thermodynamics, and the design and development of machinery, ranging from simple mechanisms to more complex machines. Ensure that your career runs like a well-oiled machine with the National N Diploma: Engineering Studies: Mechanical Engineering.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

N2: Engineering Studies or Grade 11 or Senior Certificate or NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy) 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two (2) years plus two years in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Maintenance Operator
  • Product Development Specialists
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification. National Certificate at each level, N3, N4, N5, N6 and the National N Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 2 years in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Electrical Engineering

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma

“At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.” Queen Elizabeth II

Secure your future with a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Get ready to power up your future. If you are an analytical problem solver, who is constantly looking for new ways to use electrical power to improve products, then a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering may just be the perfect fit for you.

Electrical engineering is a vast field that deals with a number of disciplines. Expect to know more about components related to manufacturing, electrical equipment, components and systems for commercial, industrial and domestic usage from start to finish. Expect to apply your knowledge in the understanding of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism in order to develop, test and supervise the production of electrical equipment.

Electrical engineers in the field, work with equipment such as transmission devices used by electric utilities, radar and navigation systems, machinery controls, electric motors, lighting and wiring in buildings, control and power generation. Electrical engineers also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft.

The demand in this industry is great in South Africa as there are a lack of qualified individuals in the engineering field. The scope in this field continues to expand both nationally and internationally.

With the Diploma in Electrical Engineering you will be able to acquire these skills by covering courses in engineering science, electro-technology, industrial electronics and industrial electronics. This will provide you with the platform you need to fulfil your curiosity and expand your creativity within this world of wires.

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

N2 Engineering Studies, Grade 11, Senior Certificate or NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy) 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two () years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. There is a minimum of two (2 years) and two years in-service training. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Electrical and Control Systems Development Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Industrial Electrical Engineer
  • Structural Engineer PE
  • Robotics Technician 

Understanding your qualification

National Certificate at each level: N3, N4, N5, N6.  On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

National N Diploma: Chemical Engineering

Full-time | Course Type:  National NATED Diploma

“The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds.” Theo Jansen

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Have you ever been intrigued by the idea of how chemicals and objects are composed? Are you fascinated at how hair products are made or how it’s possible for food to stay fresher for longer? Expect to learn about this and more, when it comes to the National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering.

You will learn more about how to turn basic raw materials into useful products. If you decide to get into this field, you will get to understand the detail of chemical processes related to products, but also learn more about protecting the world’s natural resources, the environment and ensuring that health and safety standards are met. 

With this qualification prepare to be equipped with skills in design, manufacturing and operating plants and machinery. You will also learn new techniques that will aid in the development and technology of new and adapted substances and materials through physical, thermal or chemical changes. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

This is a two (2) year course with two-year in-service training, with the option to attend either full-time or part-time classes during the week. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemist and Material Scientist
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification:

National Certificate at each level: N3, N4, N5, N6 and then a National Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 2 Years in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

Short Programme: Introduction to Public Relations

The purpose of the course is to provide students with the insight to effective quality secretarial skills required to perform efficiently in the public relations arena.

This short programme is called Introduction to Public Relations is extracted from the Diploma in Executive Secretarial Computer Studies (SAQA ID 60069). By completing this short programme it allows a student to apply for credits when studying the Diploma in Executive Secretarial Computer Studies (SAQA ID 60069).

Duration: 30 hours
Old NQF Level: 5
New NQF Level: 6
SAQA ID: 58019
Credits: 10

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Expected time on the course

30 hours

Course Content and Modules

Study Guides and Course Material

Careers that would suit you best

Understanding your qualification

Take your career to the next level

 

Short Programme : Tourism Communication

The purpose of the programme is to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the travel and tourism industry. This programme is aimed at improving the interpersonal skills and communication techniques as these are the fundamental tools used in the tourism industry.

This short programme in Tourism Communication is extracted from the Diploma Travel and Tourism (SAQA ID 58019).

By completing this short programme it allows a student to apply for credits when studying the Diploma in Travel and Tourism (SAQA ID 58019).

Duration: 30 hours
Old NQF Level: 5
New NQF Level: 6
SAQA ID: 58019
Credits: 15

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Expected time on the course

30 hours

Course Content and Modules

Study Guides and Course Material

Careers that would suit you best

Understanding your qualification

Diploma in Information Technology (Dip: IT).

Full-time and Part Time | SAQA ID: 58374 | NQF Level: 6 | Credits: 360 | Course Type: Diploma

 “The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. ” Steve Ballmer

Plug-in to a tech-savvy career with a Diploma in Information Technology

Whichever way you look at it, this is the digital age. Literally everywhere in the world, people need the services of tech-savvy professionals in order to keep their businesses running at its highest potential. Chances are, if you are a student or work in an office setting, there would have been a time, when your systems went down and everybody came to a standstill. At this point you probably would called the IT specialist to take a look, fix things up and save the day.

An IT specialist does a lot more than fix up the company’s computer problems. They function either as individuals or work within a team to solve problems, manage databases, passwords and security and even build new digital systems.

With a Diploma in Information Technology, you will be able to apply your knowledge in the field and become an influential force in shaping the development of any organisation. Or if you choose to do so, you could also branch out by yourself and become a self-employed consultant doing business on your own terms and in your own time. Wouldn’t you want to be in the position to digitally map your future? 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the HET Diploma in Information Technology is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is three years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Information Technology, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Database Specialist
  • Computer Information Systems Manager
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Retail Systems Administrator
  • Software Developer 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Information Technology. 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Diploma in Accounting (Dip: Acc)

Full-time and Part Time | SAQA ID: 84346 | NQF Level: 6 | Credits: 360 | Course Type: Diploma

“Mathematics is the music of reason.” James Joseph Sylvester

Create a future you can count on with a Diploma in Accounting

Do you ever feel that when you walk in the room, everybody knows that the number-cruncher has arrived? Chances are that even when you’re eating out, everyone turns to you to do the math, split the bill, allocate the tips and count the change. If you are the kind of person who puts the world in order, through numbers, systems and calculations, then a Diploma in Accounting is exactly the field of study that you have been looking for.

Most of the corporate world relies on the analytical minds of accountants to provide structure to a company. If you are entering the world of accountancy, prepare to literally become the financial guru of any organisation. The field is varied, with many different levels and layers, you could find yourself functioning as a public accountant, a management accountant, a governmental accountant or even as an internal auditor among other titles.

A qualification in Accounting will equip you, with the ability to analyse budgets, prepare and examine financial records, improve business financial efficiency, forecast financially and understand the legal implications of the business.

Be the person that everybody can ‘count’ on. Begin with yourself, calculate your course to greatness with a Diploma in Accounting with ICESA. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Accounting is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • An achievement rating of 3 (40% - 49%) in 4 recognised 20 credit bearing subjects
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • English at grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older)
  • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption
  • Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is three years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis.  Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you at the library. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Accounting, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Business Analyst
  • Junior Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Business Systems Developer
  • Accounting Clerk 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive an ICESA Diploma in Accounting.

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Matric Subjects

To make it in the competitive job market, you need to start with a firm foundation. A Matric pass allows you to study further and is essential to helping you to get the job you deserve. At ICESA Matric School, we offer expert tuition to Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners. Highly qualified educators will guide you along the way and help you achieve excellent results. Classes are offered on a full-time and part-time basis.

WHY STUDY MATRIC AT ICESA?

  • We have already proven ourselves with a 75-80% pass rate
  • We provide new learners with free career guidance and course advice
  • Our educators are highly experienced with more than 40 years of service
  • We encourage ongoing contact between parents and educators

National Senior Certificate - FETC (Grades 10 - 12)

  • English (Home Language)
  • English (First Additional Language)
  • IsiZulu (Home Language)
  • IsiZulu (First Additional Language)
  • Afrikaans (First Additional Language)
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Life Orientation
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Tourism
  • History
  • Geography
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • isiXhosa (Home Language)
  • isiXhosa (First Additional Language)

Exam Centre Numbers:
DBN: 5411246 • 5421269
PMB: 5321566 • 5311332

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Expected time on the course

Course Content and Modules

Study Guides and Course Material

Careers that would suit you best

Understanding your qualification

Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Dip: TT)

Full-time | SAQA ID: 58019 | NQF Level: Old Level: 5 and Level: 6 | Credits: 375 | Course Type: National Qualification

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” Francis Bacon

Are you a dynamic, vibrant personality who is a master communicator?  Do you have a love of travel and enjoy meeting people from different locations around the world? If you’ve been dreaming about a life centred on exploration and diverse destinations then a Diploma in Travel and Tourism is just for you.

While working in the Travel and Tourism industry, not only will you help others experience destinations in a beautiful way, but you will also open up your world. Prepare to be exposed to new trends, people and culture and see how the world of media has opened up the experience of the travel industry.

Expect to market the travel and tourism industry, or be functional in it through a range of different job types. A person that works in the travel and tourism industry may be found on the service side of things preparing tourism materials, monitoring budgets, working with currency exchange or function in eco-tourism.  

Put your career on the map with an ICESA Diploma in Travel and Tourism 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Travel and Tourism is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Travel and Tourism, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Travel Agent
  • Flight Attendant
  • Lodging Manager
  • Travel Clerk
  • Tour Guide
  • Tourism Marketing Manager 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Travel and Tourism. 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council. 

Diploma in Journalism (Dip: Journ)

Full-time | SAQA ID: 58377 | NQF Level: Old NQF: 5 New NQF: 6 | Credits: 390 | Course Type: National Qualification

“Journalism keeps you planted in the earth.” Ray Bradbury

Secure your future with a Diploma in Journalism

Do you have a nose for news? Are you constantly engaging with people, trying to understand human nature and stories and what motivates others to do the things they do? If you have ink flowing through your veins and have always thought that the pen is mightier than the sword, you might be well on your path toward pursuing a career in journalism.

Our programme prepares you for the industry, with learning areas such as newsroom techniques, ethics and legal aspects.  Once you are in the field, expect to interface with a number of different people during interviews, newsgathering, and compiling stories. Through journalism, you could also find yourself in a number of alternative media spaces, working with aspects of copywriting, online journalism, social media management, and radio or television broadcast. With the journalism industry being as diverse as it is today, there are plenty of exciting and dynamic opportunities for those who want to take a dip into the media pool.

Put your name under the spotlight, write your own ‘by-line’, see it roll up in the credits at the end of a TV show or news bulletin, you can with a Diploma in Journalism from ICESA. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Journalism is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Journalism, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • News reporter
  • Journalist
  • Online Content Creator
  • Media Consultant
  • Social Media Community Manager 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive an ICESA Diploma in Journalism.

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Diploma in Marketing Management (Dip: MM)

Full-time | SAQA ID: 58336 | NQF Level: Level 5 | Credits: 240 | Course Type: National Qualification

"Money coming in says I've made the right marketing decisions.” Adam Osborne

Get ahead with a Diploma in Marketing Management

Do you have a mind for management, a psyche that understands markets and audiences and anticipates trends before they happen? If you are equal parts trendy, analytical and cool, feel passionate about brands and want to have a hand in making products grow, evolve and develop, then it may just be time to consider a career in Marketing Management.

Out in the field, marketing managers are dealing with understanding marketing strategy, planning and implementation, all of which are skills that are critical to success in the business world. Strong communication skills and the ability to visualise are a ‘must’ in this field. As a marketing manager you will be heading up teams of web developers, graphic designers, copywriters and other media professionals. You will need to communicate concepts, vision and workflow to the best of your ability.

Think of any successful brand that you love most. There is most likely a winning team, headed up by a strong marketing manager who is responsible for their success. Now close your eyes and visualise yourself in the very same position. With a Diploma in Marketing Management from ICESA it is now possible. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Marketing Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Admission requirements

  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • An achievement rating of 3 (40% - 49%) in 4 recognised 20 credit bearing subjects
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • English at grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older)

Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption

Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is 2 years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.

Course Content and Modules

You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

 A list of prescribed textbooks is available in each study guide. ICESA has also negotiated agreements for the use of library facilities and books within the holding group.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Marketing Management you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Marketing Executive 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma: Marketing Management 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Diploma in Public Relations (Dip: PR)

Full-time | SAQA ID: 58378 | NQF Level: OLD NQF LEVEL 5, NEW NQF LEVEL 6 | Credits: 360 | Course Type: National Qualification   

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” Daniel J. Boorstin

Get ahead with a Diploma in Public Relations

If witty comebacks and persuasive sales language is a part of who you are, then working in public relations is just up your street.  This is an exciting field, where you could spend time compiling documents, liaising with clients, doing interviews, attending functions, pretty much anything and everything to position the company favourably in the public eye.

You role as a public relations officer will be a mix between reputation management and sales speak, in order to safeguard the identity of the company as well as playing up its attributes.

Public relations officers and practitioners act as the guardians and custodians of any organisation, having to step in both during times of crisis and calm, to communicate critical messages to audiences and the public. Prepare yourself for writing press releases, advertorials, attending business and branding functions as part of your daily job description.

You can become the custodian and gatekeeper of any organisation with an ICESA Diploma in Public Relations. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Public Relations is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is three (3) years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Public Relations, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Public relations practitioner
  • Publicist
  • Communications Strategist
  • Brand Manager
  • Marketing Specialist 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Public Relations 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Diploma in Public Management and Administration (Dip: PM)

Full-time and part-time | Course Type: National Qualification

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

Get ahead with a Diploma in Public Management and Administration

Are you an influential person? Do you find that most of your friends turn to you for your advice, leadership skills and the ability to solve a problem? If being a natural-born communicator, leader and solution-finder is a part of who you are, you may very well have the building blocks to enter into the field of Public Management and Administration.

Maybe your calling isn’t traditionally in politics or running for office, but you do want to make a difference in society through service delivery. You care about development in every sense of the word. You imagine yourself managing airports, health services, getting involved in staff administration and even making a career out of caring for the environment among many other fields. In this field, you will be responsible for the implementation of rules and policies, managing public resources, as well as dealing with problems at governmental level.

In South Africa, the market for growth in the field is wide open, especially because there is a serious lack of Public Management and Administration services. So, take the causes that you are passionate about along with your burning desire to do better and blaze a trail in this field. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Public Management and Administration is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is three years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

A list of prescribed textbooks will be provided by your nearest ICESA campus academic department.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Public Management and Administration, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Public Services Administrator
  • Project Administrator
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Activist/ Lobbyist
  • Communications Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Environmental Health Officer 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Public Management and Administration 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

Diploma in Business Management (Dip: BusMgt)

Full-time and Part-time | 3 Years | SAQA ID: 58341 | NQF Level: 6 | Credits:  245 | Course Type: National Qualification  

"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish." Sam Walton

Get ahead with a Diploma in Business Management

If you think about it, any successful business relies on strong people who are able to take charge, make tough decisions and most importantly have the ability to lead. Sometimes, due to the economy the modern business scene demands that you have the skills to manage your own business and take charge of your own financial future. It takes a special kind of person to focus, concentrate and head up an organisation. Are you that person?

If you were playing ‘shop’ long before you got to school, and you had a winning streak with your high-school market day, it would come as no surprise that you have a business sense that needs to be developed.

If you would like to build entrepreneurial skills so that you can one day manage a business of your own, then this is the qualification that you’ve been looking for. When you study a Diploma in Business Management expect to learn more about the dynamics of the business world. If you would like to know more about running a company, leading and organising, decision-making, planning, core business principles and entrepreneurial skills all relative to business then this is the field for you. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Business Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

Admission requirements

  • National Senior Certificate/ Grade 12/NQF level4 (or equivalent)
  • English at Grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is 3 years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you by ICESA. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Business Management, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Corporate Investment Manager
  • Human Resource Officer
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Manager
  • Sales Representative 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma: Business Management. 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council. 

Diploma in Human Resource Management (Dip: HRM)

Full-time | SAQA ID: 58379 | NQF Level: 5 | Credits: 245 | Course Type: National Qualification

"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish." Sam Walton

Secure your future with a Diploma in Human Resource Management

Are you the kind of person who wants to help others reach their full potential? Do you love the idea of spotting potential in a person and giving them the necessary skills and resources to perform at their very best?

If you have a passion for dealing with people, excellent communication skills and a mind for order and structure then a career in Human Resources Management is just the field for you.

You will be the central force from which everything operates, and the first point of contact for new employees coming into a company.

Drafting policies, briefing job descriptions, assisting with recruitment, training and development, maintaining professional, academic and technical knowledge within a company, could easily be ‘all in a day’s work’ for a human resources manager. Get the edge with a Diploma in Human Resources Management at ICESA. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the Diploma in Human Resource Management is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.

A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies

  • An achievement rating of 3 (40% - 49%) in 4 recognised 20 credit bearing subjects
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • English at grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent
  • Age Exemption (23 years or older)
  • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption
  • Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

The programme duration is two years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Human Resource Management you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Human Resources Practitioner
  • Human Resources Training Co-ordinator
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Workforce Consultants 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Human Resource Management. 

Take your career to the next level

Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.

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