National Certificate: Agri Sales and Services



The National Certificate in Agri Sales and Services is an academic programme supported by practical hands-on modules, developed for the southern African Retail Industry in Agriculture.

The qualification focusses on a range of administrative transactions such as ordering, receiving, pricing, storing, display, promotions and marketing of merchandise, and providing customer service of excellence in the Agri-retail branch.

The programme allows students that meet the entry requirements to complete a practical one-year National certificate in Agri Sales and Services, NQF 4.

On completion of the Certificate, students will be well positioned to extend learning and practice into other subfields such as Bookkeeping and Accounting, also Agricultural related enterprises such as Animal production, Crop Production and Farm Management.

  • Grade 10, with basic literacy in English on Level 3 (40%)
  • Communication at NQF Level 2
  • Learners who have demonstrated competence at this level through workplace experience and recognition of prior learning


12 months

Training Methodology

Online/Blended Training

The blended training model allows students to complete theoretical modules online and practical sessions on a local farm and community – reducing time spent away from work.

Groups of Agricultural Extensioners can also attend contact and support sessions at i3A centra

Ideal for / Possible Career Opportunities
  • Sales Clerk / Assistant
  • Marketing manager
  • Sales manager
  • Stock controller / Manager



Payment Options:

Which option suits you best?

Monthly Payment Option:

Registration N$2,000
Monthly debit order (10 months) N$2,800

Biannual Payment Option:

Registration N$2,000
After registration: 50% deposit N$13,000
At the start of the second term: (outstanding balance) N$13,000

Annual Payment Option:

Full-year payment including registration N$28,000

The Cost includes:
  • VAT
  • Access to i3A Online Campus
  • Practical Training support
  • All Assessments
The cost excludes:
  • Accommodation/meals during practical sessions
  • Transport to the training venue


  1. Fundamental learning
    • Literacy and communication
    • Numeracy
    • Analyse and Interpret Financial reports / Statements
  2. Core learning
    • Place merchandise order
    • Receive merchandise
    • Pricing of merchandise
    • Storage of stock
    • Determine stock levels
    • Complete sales transactions
    • Control of stock
    • Marketing of merchandise
    • Purchase merchandise
    • Selling goods and services
    • Providing customer service
    • Contribute to the planning allocation and supervision of work
  3. Elective Learning
    • Implement and run promotions
    • Coordinating promotional activities
    • Provide effective administrative support
    • Function as a safety, health and environment representative
    • Maintain sound labour relations