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National Certificate: N5 Public Management (Accounting)


The National Certificate: N5 Public Management (Accounting) enhances your skills in public finance administration and provide insight into municipal administration.

Key features of this course include:

  • Building on the N4-level course foundation.
  • Preparing for a career in public finance administration.
  • Introduction to aspects of municipal administration.

Consider studying this course if:

  • You have completed the N4-level course.
  • You desire to expand your understanding of public administration across different government levels.
  • You are interested in deepening your public finance knowledge.
  • You plan to pursue higher education at the university level.

Take the next step towards a rewarding career in public finance administration by enrolling in the National Certificate: N5 Public Management (Accounting) program.

Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N5 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 66955
  • 60 Credits
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:


Subjects covered:
  • Public Administration N5
  • Municipal Administration N5
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Public Finance N5
Assessment and award:

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement: N5 Public Management from the DHET.

Additional information:

N courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, students will be admitted to write the national examination at an approved venue. Read our N4-N6 Exam letter for information on writing the exams.

Need assistance with gaining practical work experience?

While you are busy with your course, or after you have completed your studies, you can sign up for the DHET’s free placement service – iWIL – so that your profile can be matched with a suitable employer offering opportunities for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Workplace Based Learning (WBL) in your field of study.



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