Higher Certificate in Fleet Management

SAQA ID: 96723, NQF Level 5 (Credits: 120)

Would you like to gear up to a great career in Fleet Management? Get the knowledge and skills that you’ll need to further your career.

Course Objectives

Fleet management is an essential step in every supply chain.  People who have the knowledge and skills to deal with the practical demands of short-term rental management, vehicle selection and procurement are highly valued in various industries.

The programme focuses on accounting principles and sales management in commercial fleet operations, as well as giving you the full set of knowledge and skills that you’ll need to drive your career to the next level.

Develop your skills and become an efficient, customer-orientated and capable Fleet Manager.

Successful candidates will also be granted access to study a Diploma in Fleet Management (NQF 6).

Lyceum’s Commitment

Our Higher Certificates are uniquely structured by professionals in the field to meet the demands of the South African Society.  We are committed to ensuring our students are equipped with industry relevant skills and gain comprehensive knowledge to make a valuable contribution in South Africa and succeed in their chosen career.

Careers You Can Pursue

Learners could pursue a career as a: 

  • Vehicle Maintenance Officer
  • Fleet & Logistics Officer
  • Fleet Business Owner

Gaining Entrance

To study this course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a National Senior Certificate or Equivalent.

Length of Time

Minimum - One (1) year of study (part-time)

Maximum - Two (2) years of study (part-time)

Certification Received / Qualification Received

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a Higher Certificate in Fleet Management.

This is a higher education programme accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Contents of Course

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Fleet Management Systems 1
  • Motor Industry Market Analysis
  • Maintenance Management
  • Vehicle Selection & Procurement
  • Short-term Rentals Management
  • Electives (select one):
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Sales Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

For further information, please refer to the fact sheet.

Learning Material

Your study material will be supplied in a choice of formats (digital only or a combination of printed and digital format).  Prescribed textbooks are excluded and must be procured by the student.  Please see: (Terms and Conditions)

Guidelines for Assignments and Examinations

Lyceum is committed to guiding you through the submission of your assignments and ensuring that you are registered for your examinations. 

Please see the following information below, to ensure your process is smooth.

Assessments consist of:

  • One assignment (formative assessment) and
  • A final examination (summative assessment) for each subject.

All assignments for the year must be submitted in order to qualify for the exams.

Please ensure all your assignments are submitted on time.  If you have missed a deadline, you may re-submit at a small cost.

Your final mark for each subject will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignment contributes 20% towards the final mark
  • Examination contributes 80% towards the final mark

If your assignment mark is low:

If you submit an assignment for a specific subject and fail, you do not have to re-submit a further assignment prior to writing the “supplementary” examination.  The assignment mark will automatically be carried over.  However if the assignment mark is low, and you wish to re-do the assignment, you may apply to the examinations section for a copy of the new assignment (at the prescribed fee) and may then re-submit the assignment on or before the new due date.

Progress Further

If you would like to pursue your studies further, please speak to our Lyceum Sales Consultants for more information.

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