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Business Studies Dower


Port Elizabeth College offers further study opportunities in the form of part-time courses to enhance qualifications and keep in touch with advancing technology and development. The versatility of these programmes range from skills courses with duration of 20 hours to full qualifications in National Certificates, Higher Certificates and National Diplomas.

Who are these courses for?

The occupational school aims to provide lifelong learning. To this end, anyone who would like to progress professionally or improve employment opportunities, and who needs to obtain a formal qualification will benefit from the offered courses.

For certificate Programmes:
Generally a senior certificate (grade 12), a national senior Certificate (NSC) or a National certificate (Vocational) Level 4 is required, except for the national certificate in Bookkeeping NQF 3 where candidates can be accepted who have completed grade 10 (Standard 8). No prior knowledge of accounting is required. A Curriculum Vitae is required from students over the age of 23, who have no senior certificate or NSC.
Study duration: two years part time.


  • Human Resource management N4-N6
  • Business management N4-N6

Computer training

  • Basic Computer training
  • Advanced Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Pastel Accounting I
  • Pastel Accounting II
  • Pastel Accounting Payroll

Courses Offered

Russell Road Campus

Dower Campus

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