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Nano-Credential Badges

Nano-Credential Badges

Digital Learning is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Stellenbosch in the online mode of provision, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating as Support Centres. Apply to register online or at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch countrywide.

Choose ANY ONE of the Boston Nano-Credential Badges below:


Advertising Basics

  • What is advertising? (SAVD101)
  • The advertising environment (SAVD102)
  • Advertising categories (SAVD103)
  • Advertising media: Print (SAVD104)
  • Broadcast advertising (SAVD105)
  • Advertising media: Out-of-home (SAVD106)
  • Advertising Media: In-store advertising (SAVD107)
  • Alternative traditional media (SAVD108)
  • Advertising media: Websites (SAVD109)
  • Advertising media: Alternative new media (SAVD110)

Brand Management Basics

  • Introduction to brand management (SBRD101)
  • The history and evolution of branding (SBRD102)
  • Brand essence, positioning and implementation (SBRD103)
  • The brand manager (SBRD104)
  • Brand equity (SBRD105)
  • Brand architecture, managing brand and product relationship (SBRD106)
  • Managing and sustaining brands (SBRD107)
  • Brand audits (SBRD108)
  • Corporate and political branding (SBRD109)
  • Branding in South Africa (SBRD110)

Fundamentals of Applied Psychology

  • The biological basis of human behaviour (SAPS101)
  • The human nervous system (SAPS102)
  • An introduction to the different states of consciousness (SAPS103)
  • Introduction to the concepts of sensation and perception – part 1 (SAPS104)
  • Introduction to sensation and perception – part 2 (SAPS105)
  • Thinking, reasoning and problem-solving (SAPS106)
  • Intelligence and creativity (SAPS107)
  • Learning and memory (SAPS108)
  • Introduction to the concept of human emotion (SAPS109)
  • The basic principles of the concept of personality (SAPS110)

Fundamentals of Business Management

  • Introduction to business management (SBMN101)
  • Business functions – general management (SBMN102)
  • Business functions – purchasing (SBMN103)
  • Business functions – operations (SBMN104)
  • Business functions – human resources (SBMN105)
  • Business functions – marketing (SBMN106)
  • Business functions – public relations (SBMN107)
  • Business functions – finance (SBMN108)
  • Business functions – Information management (SBMN109)
  • Sustainable business practices (SBMN110)

Human Resource Management and Functions

  • An introduction to Human Resources Management (SHRF101)
  • Strategising, structuring and planning (SHRF102)
  • Recruiting potential employees (SHRF103)
  • Selection and appointment of an employee (SHRF104)
  • Onboarding and retention (SHRF105)
  • Managing performance of employees (SHRF106)
  • Compensation management (SHRF107)
  • Health and safety in an organization (SHRF108)
  • Career management (SHRF109)
  • Leadership and management (SHRF110)
  • Employment relations (SHRF111)
  • Structures created by the LRA for collective bargaining and dispute resolution (SHRF112)

Introducing Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship in perspective (SENT101)
  • Business concepts and the business environment (SENT102)
  • The identification, development and viability of business ideas (SENT103)
  • Setting up a business: the legal aspects (SENT104)
  • The business plan (SENT105)
  • Becoming an entrepreneur (SENT106)
  • The entrepreneurial mentality (SENT107)
  • Goal-setting and networking (SENT108)
  • Innovation, creativity and problem-solving (SENT109)
  • Time management and conflict management (SENT110)

Introducing Socio-economics

  • Introduction to sociology SSEC101)
  • Society, organisations and social groups (SSEC102)
  • Politics and the economy (SSEC103)
  • Health and health care (SSEC104)
  • Populations, class and stratification (SSEC105)
  • Economic thinking (SSEC106)
  • A global perspective of economic development (SSEC107)
  • Human diversity, inequality and global sustainability (SSEC108)
  • Violence, crime and terrorism (SSEC109)
  • Technological advancements and social changes (SSEC110)

Introduction to counselling (SCOU101)

  • Establishing the counselling relationship (SCOU102)
  • Responding skills (SCOU103)
  • Probing skills (SCOU104)
  • Promoting change (SCOU105)
  • Confronting versus challenging (SCOU106)
  • Focusing on the here and now (SCOU107)
  • Goal-setting in the counselling environment (SCOU108)
  • Closures and endings (SCOU109)
  • Practical, professional and ethical issues in counselling (SCOU110)

Introduction to HIV Counselling

  • HIV Counselling (SHIVC101)
  • Voluntary counselling and testing (SHIVC102)
  • Psychological issues associated with testing HIV-positive (SHIVC103)
  • Counselling for the prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (SHIVC104)
  • Children and youth (SHIVC105)
  • Family and couples counselling (SHIVC106)
  • ARV adherence counselling (SHIVC107)
  • Counselling for other issues (SHIVC108)
  • Grief and bereavement counselling (SHIVC109)
  • Identification and management of counsellor burnout (SHIVC110)

Introduction to Marketing Management

  • Basic concepts in marketing management (SMKT101)
  • The internal marketing environment (SMKT102)
  • The external marketing environment (SMKT103)
  • Formulating a marketing strategy (SMKT104)
  • Understanding ‘product’ in the marketing mix (SMKT105)
  • Understanding ‘place’ in the marketing mix (SMKT106)
  • Understanding ‘price’ in the marketing mix (SMKT107)
  • Understanding ‘promotion’ in the marketing mix (SMKT108)
  • The role of public relations and mass communication in business (SMKT109)
  • Integration − formulating a strategic marketing plan (SMKT110)
  • What is digital media? (SMKT111)
  • Digital marketing within the broader scope of marketing (SMKT112)
  • Digital marketing strategy (SMKT113)

Principles of Commercial Law

  • Introduction to the South African Law (SCML101)
  • Sources of the South African Law (SCML102)
  • Law of Obligations (SCML103)
  • Introduction to law of contract (SCML104)
  • Consensus (SCML105)
  • Contractual capacity (SCML106)
  • Possibility of performance (SCML107)
  • Legal possibility (SCML108)
  • Formalities (SCML109)
  • Content of a contract (SCML110)
  • Breach of contract and contractual remedies (SCML111)
  • Business enterprise structures (SCML113)

Sexuality and HIV Education – An Introduction

  • Understanding sexuality (SSHE101)
  • Human reproduction (SSHE102)
  • Family planning and contraception (SSHE103)
  • Sexually related social issues (SSHE104)
  • HIV and AIDS: a brief history (SSHE105)
  • HIV infection (SSHE106)
  • HIV transmission and testing (SSHE107)
  • HIV infection stages and opportunistic infections (SSHE108)
  • HIV prevention (SSHE109)
  • HIV/AIDS education (SSHE110)


Formative opportunities for learning are provided and graded, however these do not contribute to the final grade. One (1) Summative Assessment is completed and weighted at 100% of the final grade. A maximum of one (1) supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.
To make it easy, we provide the courseware you need online: including text, teaching moments and assessments.


Recommend minimum period is two to four weeks with a maximum duration of six months, dependent on the Learners’ control over time, place and pace.


Please request the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed Digital-Credential Nano Badge information.


Open entry



On successful completion the Learner will issued a Boston Digital Nano-Credential

Badge Knowledge Master in the respective Domain/Specified Field chosen form the

list above.


On successful completion the Learner may apply for the Practical Assignment to earn the Boston Digital-Nano Credential Badge Application Guru in the respective Domain/Specified Field.

In turn, on successful completion of the Application Guru Badge the Learner may apply to submit the Workplace Evidence to earn the Boston Digital-Nano Credential Badge Specialist Practitioner in the respective Domain/Specified Field.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.