The Higher Certificate in Business Administration is an entry-level higher education qualification. The purpose of this qualification
is to prepare students for a career in business or for proceeding to a higher level of business management study. This qualification is primarily vocational and industry oriented with Work Integrated Learning being a key component. The qualification provides students with the basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools to further their higher education studies in their chosen field of study. Students may also seek admission to degree or diploma programmes using this qualification as an entry requirement.
The Higher Certificate in Business Administration qualification is intended for students who want the basic administration and managerial knowledge. It will expose the student to the competencies, knowledge and skills needed to function more effectively in
a variety of administrative and managerial roles within service organisations. The qualification is designed to give students a good grounding of the basic disciplines in Business Management. The course prepares aspiring young managers for a role in Business
Management and to be able to initiate, improve efficiency and effectiveness of business enterprises, thereby, creating work and wealth.