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Who Should Enrol?

Practice Managers and all Healthcare Professionals in Private Practice or who plan on going into private practice.


The mode of delivery for this qualification is e-Learning with virtual classroom workshops, enabling participants to complete the programme at their own pace over a period of 12 months. Participants will receive comprehensive and user-friendly study material and a prescribed textbook for Module 1: Understanding the South African Healthcare Environment. The learning material and assessments have been designed to enable participants to grasp management techniques and principles in a private practice environment and the application thereof. 

Programme Content

This Qualification will cover the following modules:

  • Understanding the International and South African Health Care Environment
  • Human Resources Management
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Management Care
  • Strategic and Operational Management (Business Planning)
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing


NQF 5 (120 Credits), CHE accredited, Department of Education registration, SAQA number 50368. Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 Ethical CEU’s on Level 2


Students will be assessed by means of both formative and summative assessments. With a minimum of one written assignment per module and one final overarching examination.


To receive a Higher Certificate in Practice Management, students should successfully complete the assessment process as well as the Formal Examination.

Fees & Dates:

Fully sponsored for two African females and one African male. 

NB: This will work on a first come first serve basis. 

Intake Closing date: 6 September 2021