New Venture Creation - National Certificate

Course Overview

The purpose of the NQF level 2 New Venture Creation qualifications is to provide a qualification that can form the basis for structured programmes for potential and existing entrepreneurs to capitalise on opportunities to start and grow sustainable businesses that form part of the mainstream economy, enabling the learners to tender for business opportunities within both the public and private sectors. This qualification is designed for learners who intend to set up or have already set up own ventures. Assessment of the competencies and knowledge in the qualification needs to be done in the context of the learner's own new venture.

Course Content

Starting a Business:

  • Identifying New Business Opportunities
  • Matching Opportunities to Market Needs
  • Conducting a Basic Industry Sector Analysis
  • Tracking Current Affairs in the Chosen Industry
  • Identifying the Financial Needs of the New Business
  • Drawing Up a New Venture Business Plan

Running a Business:

  • Behaving Professionally in a Business Environment
  • Implementing Customer Service Principles
  • Managing the Finances of a New Venture
  • Managing the Marketing and Selling Effort
  • Maintaining a Business Information System
  • Managing Small Business Operations

Growing a Business:

  • Applying Basic Human Resource Principles
  • Developing and Managing Team Performance
  • Running Effective Business Meetings
  • Applying Health and Safety Legislation
  • Tendering Successfully for New Business
  • Applying Basic Business Ethics

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Data sheet

Language Available
12 Months
Presentation Type
Face to Face
Programme Type
Category C
Contact Days
30 Days
Grade 10 Qualification
Training Options
On the client’s site or on the College site
Minimum Learners Required
Two (2) on Client Site or One (1) on the college site
Qualification ID
SAQA ID 49648
NQF Level
138 Credits


New Venture Creation

New Venture Creation - National Certificate

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