SAQA ID No. 57712 LP 63333

Further Education & Training Certificate: Wholesale & Retail Management (NQF 4)

This qualification is intended for junior managers of small organisations, junior managers of business units in medium and large organisations, or those aspiring to these positions. Junior managers include team leaders, supervisors, foremen and section heads.


Management Skills (1)


Management Skills (2)


Leadership Skills


Communication (Second Language)


Numeracy/Mathematical Literacy


Literacy/Communication (First Language)


Electives – Specialisation: Wholesale & Retail Management

Target Audience

  • Target Group: Junior managers and new supervisors.
  • Programme NQF: The NQF of the programme is at NQF 2.
  • Minimum Qualifying Criteria: Communication, Computer Literacy and Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3.


  • Qualification Duration: Qualification – between one – three years. Learnership – twelve months. Contact sessions – between nine (9) – twelve (12) months.
  • Contact Training & Assessment Sessions: Between 10 – 24 contact days (as per qualifying criteria).
  • Non-Contact Duration: Learners will be required to invest the necessary additional hours per module on additional reading, on job practical assignments (workplace), and POE building, with the support of the supervisor and/or coach. A workplace log will be completed in this regard.

Training Methodology
The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVDs; and Formative Assessments.

To facilitate this process we offer:

  • Coaching Support: The Amandla Obunye Training Academy appointed Assessor and Project Administrator are available to the learners for telephonic support and coaching while learners compile their POE’s. Additional coaching support will be scheduled, as required, to assist with the building of POE’s.
  • Credits: Learners exiting this qualification before completion, retain the credits for Unit Standards successfully completed. Learners can build their credits by attending skills programmes aligned to the Qualification.
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