Qualification Overview

The Generic Management Learnership is designed to meet the needs of those learners who are specialising

in General Management and are managing, or wish to progress to manage first line managers in an

organisational entity. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are

essential for the creation of a talent pool of experienced and effective middle managers that represents the

demographics of the South African society.

Qualification Overview

The Generic Management Learnership is designed to meet the needs of those learners who are specialising

in General Management and are managing, or wish to progress to manage first line managers in an

organisational entity. The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are

essential for the creation of a talent pool of experienced and effective middle managers that represents the

demographics of the South African society.

Generic management SAQA ID- 59201 (NQF 5)

Generic management SAQA ID- 59201 (NQF 5)

6 modules

6 modules

Full Online

Full Online

1 Year 

1 Year 

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Initiating, developing, implementing and evaluating operational strategies, projects and action plans.
  • Monitoring and measuring performance and applying improvement interventions in the unit.
  • Leading and managing a team to enhance individual, team and unit effectiveness.
  • Building relationships with superiors and with stakeholders across the value chain.
  • Applying the principles of risk, financial and knowledge management and business ethics.
  • Enhancing the development of teams and team members.

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Initiating, developing, implementing and evaluating operational strategies, projects and action plans.
  • Monitoring and measuring performance and applying improvement interventions in the unit.
  • Leading and managing a team to enhance individual, team and unit effectiveness.
  • Building relationships with superiors and with stakeholders across the value chain.
  • Applying the principles of risk, financial and knowledge management and business ethics.
  • Enhancing the development of teams and team members.

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 4 (Grade 12)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4 (Grade 12)

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 4 (Grade 12)
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4 (Grade 12)

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • National Diploma/Bachelors Degree in Management, Human Resources, Project Management, etc.

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • National Diploma/Bachelors Degree in Management, Human Resources, Project Management, etc.

Qualification Accreditations

Qualification Accreditations

  • Theoretical Component:                        
  • Practical Component:                             
  • Contact Sessions:                                
  • Assessments Required:                     
  • Portfolio Required:                              

  • Theoretical Component:                        
  • Practical Component:                             
  • Contact Sessions:                                
  • Assessments Required:                     
  • Portfolio Required:                              

  • Module 1:                    
  • Module 2:                          
  • Module 3:                         
  • Module 4:                        
  • Module 5:                        
  • Module 6:                                            

  • Module 1:                    
  • Module 2:                          
  • Module 3:                         
  • Module 4:                        
  • Module 5:                        
  • Module 6:                                            

Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         78

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                         78

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      49

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                      49

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   35

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                                                                   35

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    162

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                                                                    162

Accredited Unit Standards: Generic Management (SAQA ID. 59201) - NQF 5

Accredited Unit Standards: Generic Management (SAQA ID. 59201) - NQF 5

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Core Component (Compulsory)

Core Component (Compulsory)

252034

252034

8

8

252020

252020

6

6

252029

252029

8

8

252035

252035

8

8

252037

252037

6

6

252021

252021

8

8

252027

252027

6

6

252043

252043

6

6

252025

252025

8

8

252044

252044

6

6

252032

252032

8

8

78

78

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

252042

252042

5

5

120300

120300

8

8

252026

252026

6

6

252036

252036

6

6

252040

252040

8

8

252022

252022

8

8

12433

12433

8

8

114226

114226

8

8

Studies and Assessment

Studies and Assessment

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

NA- Online

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

Online or Blended

Place of work or Host Company

NA- Online

Yes, Integrated Assessment

Yes

Communication Techniques

Monitor Team Effectiveness

Improve Team Effectiveness

Workplace Relationships

Manage Finance

Project Planning

Communication Techniques

Monitor Team Effectiveness

Improve Team Effectiveness

Workplace Relationships

Manage Finance

Project Planning

Qualification Modules

Qualification Modules

56

56

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 35 credits)

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 35 credits)

12140

12140

9

9

114226

114226

8

8

123

123

252031

252031

4

4

15224

15224

4

4

10048

10048

8

8

252041

252041

5

5