GET Certificate: Business Practices

SAQA ID: 61755 NQF L 1 worth 121 Credits.

Duration: 6 Months

Course Fees: R5 100.00 (Instalment R850.00)

This course is accredited by the Services Seta.

KIA TVET COLLEGE is a fully accredited training provider with the Services Seta, number 2147, as well as a Level 1 Contributor BBBEE company.
The General Education and Training Certificate in Business Practices qualification (NQF Level 1) consists of 5 modules.

On achieving the qualification, learners can:

  • Use fundamental skills in conducting a business.
  • Make appropriate use of Information and Communication
  • Incorporate a range of life skills in an employment or self-employment situation.

Duration and Focus
The modules are offered over 6 months. They focus on:

  • Personal and workplace skills, such as problem solving, management of time, management of own finances.
  • Basic Computer skills.
  • Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Managing and Developing oneself personally.
  • Managing one’s own health and wellbeing.
  • Implementing learning strategies to apply skills in the workplace.

Suitable for…
It is intended to provide employees with basic business understanding and skills for office administrators, to subsequently perform the role of a Business Administrator. Business practices forms a foundation for Business Administration NQF Level 2.


Candidate Requirements
Candidates who have achieved AET Level 3 in both English and Numeracy and entry level office administrators


Computer Literacy  

Short Skills Course.

Duration: 6 Months

Course Fees: R5 100.00 (Instalment R850.00)

DESCRIPTION; The End User Computing Programme is intended to empower learners to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the End User Computing environment in the South African community and the world at large, and to respond to the challenges of the economic environment. The course addresses the need in the workplace for nationally recognised qualifications, based on unit standards.

CAREER FIELDS Learners could pursue a career as a/an:

  • End User Support Administrator · Data Capturer             · Office Administrator (Admin Assistant)

Course content and modules

Word Processing

  • Format documents
  • Enhance a document through the use of tables and columns
  • Create merged documents

Power Point Presentation

  • Prepare and produce a presentation according to given brief
  • Enhance presentation appearance


  • Create and edit Spreadsheets
  • Solve a given problem
  • Enhance the functionality and apply graph/charts to a Spreadsheets

Using Electronic Mail

  • Enhance, edit and organise electronic messages using a GUI-based messaging application
  • Use electronic mail to send and receive messages
  • Using the Internet

Use computer technology to research a computer topic

  • Principles of the internet and the world-wide-web
  • Searching the Internet
  • Using computer technology to research

Basic PC and IT concepts

  • Principles of computer networks
  • Computer architecture concepts
  • Data communications
  • Preventative maintenance, including environmental and safety issues in a computer environment
  • Concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in a healthy and safe manner
  • The application and effect of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on society


Workplace Learning; This programme includes a compulsory Workplace Learning component. Workplace learning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the qualification, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner employable and will assist in developing his/her personal skills.


Computerised bookkeeping  

Short Skills Course.

Duration: 5 Months

Course Fees: R5 100.00

Course Structure


Certificate Level Subjects:

  • Basic PC Concepts
  • Working with MS Windows and MS Windows Vista
  • Working with the Internet and Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook
  • Working with Microsoft Word
  • Working with Microsoft Excel
  • Working with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Installation and Registration of Pastel Partner V11
  • Pastel Language
  • Creating and setting up a company in Pastel Partner V11
  • Create and Maintain General Ledger Accounts
  • Create and Maintain Supplier Accounts
  • Create and Maintain Customer Accounts
  • Create and Maintain Inventory Items
  • Take on Balances and Journals
  • Supplier Processing
  • Customer Processing
  • Cash Book, Petty Cash and Journal Processing
  • Month end Procedures
  • Year End Procedures


Assessment and Award

Once you have successfully completed the necessary assignments prescribed by KIA TVET College, you may apply to complete the examinations with the ICB. Upon successful completion of your one exam, ICB will certainly you with a Transcript of Results.


In order to write exams with the ICB you will have to:


  • Apply to the ICB and register with them to write their exams
  • Submit a Portfolio of Evidence to the ICB on the day of you exams


Skills Practical  Short Courses

Fork Lift

Duration: 1 Week

Course Fees: R1 500.00

Do you want to become a forklift operator? He is your opportunity.

There are no set entry requirements to become a Forklift Driver. All you have to do is to come to Kia TVET College and complete approved Forklift Training with us before you can use a Forklift Truck.

Our theory and practical training can be completed in a matter of days, allowing you to start earning straight away!

A Forklift Driving Licence with you is a handy employment skill with which you can build a well-paid and rewarding career in South Africa and abroad.

It will help you secure job & high-earning potential in the warehouse or storage industry. It means you too can look forward to a brighter career as a qualified Forklift Operator.

What does a forklift do

A forklift is used to lift all heavy loads that are not humanly possible. It is dangerous work and therefore the South African Government requires that all forklift operators be certified by Accredited institutions like Crane International Academy.

Crane International Academy is one of the best training institutions in this area. We offer both theory and practical training. When you qualify you will know exactly how to operate a forklift and why it is done (theory training).

Types of Forklifts:

Hiab Forklifts:

HIAB forklifts are designed for those who use truck mounted loader cranes. These can be very dangerous pieces of equipment if not used correctly so it essential to take a HIAB forklift training course to obtain the licence.

Reach Truck:

Forklifts Reach forklift trucks are a common type used in most industrial sectors. Available in specialist models, this forklift variety has helped in the utilisation of space, thus reducing cost for businesses everywhere.


Forklifts Counterbalance is the most widely used forklift truck in operation. Available in different ranges, the counterbalance forklift truck has become a synonym to those familiar with storage & warehouse industry.

Job Opportunities:

Just look all around you and you will see heavy loads. That is your work to lift those loads using forklifts. Forklifts operators are highly sought after employees in construction, factories, warehouses, schools, virtually everywhere.

You will easily find employment.

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