The National Certificate in Banking (NQF 5) has been approved by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) to fulfil the FAIS Fit & Proper generic education requirements for Categories I and IV and Key Individuals.
Although the qualification follows a logical progression from the NQF level 4 banking, it is not a prerequisite for learners to have completed the NQF level 4 qualification (but it does help with basic concepts as these are not re-trained).
The National Certificate in Banking (NQF 5) explores general banking concepts, including the banking regulatory environment, sales and marketing strategies, financial management and investment products.
The qualification also provides successful learners with access to the Chartall Business College Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
This qualification and the online delivery mode has been designed specifically for those employees who are already working in the banking sector. Specifically, the qualification is designed specifically for those employees who are either already in a FAIS role or who want to enter a FAIS role in the future. The National Certificate in Banking is the ideal qualification for those wanting to ensure their success in either banking sales or management.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is this accredited?
SAQA ID: 61589
Is this Unit Standard aligned?
All full qualifications are composed of unit standards. All unit standards in this qualification are recognised by BANKSETA.
Do I write tests/exams?
There is no exam but you do answer questions and submit a portfolio of evidence.
Must I submit a Portfolio of Evidence?
This qualification is assessed through assessments which comprise written tests/exams and a Portfolio of Evidence per skills programme and/or unit standard.
Can I earn exemptions?
If you have completed courses that are aligned to unit standards, Chartall will award exemptions.
Is it available via RPL?
This qualification can be completed via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional requirements must be adhered to, to qualify for RPL.
Do I need to be employed to enrol?
You need to be employed in the banking sector in order to enrol for this qualification.
Is this a fully online course?
Yes, the course is fully online. The course material is a combination of e-learning, resources, and pre-recorded e-lectures.
Do you offer a blended learning option?
Yes, we offer a blended learning approach. This is available as part of our corporate training and development solutions
Do I need the internet access for this course?
Yes, you do need internet access. A PC or tablet with sufficient connectivity to download learning materials and view videos.
NQF level 5
- Lectures 12
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 12 months
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 10581
- Assessments Yes
- Legislation and regulatory requirements
- Financial needs, decisions and implications
- Client requirements and products
- Sales skills