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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE | MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT| NQF LEVEL 6 | SAQA ID. 48965

Targeted Audience

  • Municipal employees
  • Councillors
  • Supply chain employees

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply strategic level financial management competencies to ensure effective, efficient and economical utilisation of public funds and resources at local government level.

 

Programme Outcomes

At the end of this qualification learners will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of municipal finance issues in general, and their areas of focus in particular;
  • Apply economic principles to municipal finance management;
  • Assess foundations and principles of municipal practice in South Africa;
  • Implement well-grounded and systematically developed principles in municipal financial management;
  • Proffer solutions to municipal service management and delivery problems;
  • Engage with the broader field of municipal finance management;
  • Support as a strategic management leader in the field of municipal finance management;
  • Contribute to others’ understanding of current and emerging municipal finance issues; and
  • Demonstrate responsibility and adaptability as a professional in a municipality setting.

 

| Cost | R 30 000 per learner (Contact our offices for specials and group discounts)
| Duration | 12 months.
| Delivery Method | 6 four day contact sessions which are intensive with activities, group projects, assignments and presentations at the beginning of each contact session. Assessment - Learners will be assessed by Local Government SETA’s accredited assessors and moderators.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

Physical Address
13 Adonis Street,
SterPark, Polokwane,
0699

Postal Address
P O Box 886, Thornhill,
Polokwane, 0882

Contact
Phone: +27 15 296 4695
Cell: +27 82 886 6155
Fax: 086 571 4229
E-Mail: info@rmkindustries.co.za

 

RMK ACCREDITED PROGRAMS:

  • Certified Professional Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Creation
  • Wholesale and Distribution Operations;
  • Youth Development
  • Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices
  • Project Management
  • End User Computing and
  • Sage Pastel Partner and Evolution Training

Course Overview

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE | MUNICIPAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT| NQF LEVEL 6 | SAQA QUALIFICATION ID. 48965

Purpose

The purpose of the qualification is to enable qualifying learners to apply strategic level
financial management competencies to ensure effective, efficient and economical
utilisation 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.

With this certificate learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of municipal finance issues in general, and
    their areas of focus in particular.

With this certificate learners will be able to:

  • Apply economic principles to municipal finance management.
  • Assess foundations and principles of municipal practice in South Africa.
  • Implement well-grounded and systematically developed principles in municipal financial management.
  • Proffer solutions to municipal service management and delivery problems.
  • Engage with the broader field of municipal finance management.
  • Support as a strategic management leader in the field of municipal finance management.
  • Contribute to others' understanding of current and emerging municipal finance issues.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and adaptability as a professional in a municipality setting.

Entrance Requirements:

It is assumed that Learners undertaking this qualification are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF Level 4
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4
  • Economics at NQF Level 4
  • Accounting at NQF Level 4
  • Accreditation Certification Body: LG Seta

Duration | 12 months. | Delivery Method | 7 five day contact sessions which are intensive with activities,
group projects, assignments and presentations at the beginning of each contact session. Assessment |
Submission of a portfolio of evidence documenting application of skills in the workplace + knowledge
questionnaire + evaluation of presentations. The assessment includes all fundamentals, core and
elective unit standards required for the full certificate | Learners will be Assessed by LG SETA’s accredited
assessors and moderators

 

AVAILABLE MODULES

Module 1: Principles of Municipal Finance

  • Apply approaches to managing municipal income and expenditure within a multi-year framework
  • Apply the Inter-governmental Fiscal Relations Act to municipal financial management

Module 2: Economics Principles to Municipal Finance Managements

  • Apply costing principles to municipal operational and service-based costing
  • Apply the principles of ethics in a municipal environment
  • Conduct stakeholder consultation around municipal finance programmes

Module 3: Municipal Practice in South Africa

  • Apply risk management in South African municipalities
  • Participate in the design and implementation of municipal supply chain management

Module 4 : Municipal Investment Management

  • Apply techniques and South African statutes to cash and investment management in a municipal environment
  • Conduct performance management to a South African municipal environment

Module 5: Municipal Financial Systems

  • Apply the principles of budgeting within a municipality
  • Contribute to the strategic planning process in municipality

Module 6 : Municipal Finance Issues

  • Prepare and analyse municipal financial reports
  • Plan a municipal budgeting and reporting cycle

Module 7: Municipal Setting Management

  • Contribute to capital planning and financing and Manage a municipality's assets and liabilities

 

RMK Industries is accredited with the following institutions: