Certificate: Municipal Financial Management

SAQA ID: 48965
Minimum Credits: 166
NQF Level 6
12 months/1year

Course overview

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply strategic level financial management competencies to ensure effective, efficient and economical utilization of public funds and resources at local government level. Learners will develop competencies to manage strategic planning and budgeting processes, financial management processes and internal control, auditing and reporting processes. Individual learners will benefit through enhancing their personal competencies, knowledge and skills so as to be able to complete tasks required in their employment contracts and by legislation

Career Fields: What are the career opportunities available after completing this qualification?

Learners who complete this qualification could pursue a career as a;

  • Executive Mayor
  • Executive Councilors
  • Councilors
  • Municipal Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Department Managers
  • Strategic Managers
  • Managers of Municipal entities

What are the entry requirements for this qualification?

Communication at NQF Level 4
Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
Economics at NQF Level 4
Accounting at NQF Level 4
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

How long does it take for me to complete this qualification?

12 months/1 year

What is this course’s accreditation status?

This qualification is accredited by LG Seta (Local Government and related Services Sector Education and Training Authority)