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Higher Certificate: Office Administration NQF5

Overview

Be an indispensable all-rounder. This programme is perfect for those of you who want to learn a little bookkeeping and a lot of all-round office knowledge. By learning about all the elements that contribute to a smooth-running office, you'll be able to help out in just about any department.

* IMPORTANT NOTE: You can exit after completing any of the levels on NQF4, 5, & 6. To achive your diploma, you have to complete all three levels.


Part 1: Foundation Level, Registered qualification: Certificate: Office Administration


The Foundational Level will give you the skills to complete all the functions of a Receptionist, Office Assistant, Public Relations Officer and a Marketing Administrator.

Subjects

  • Business and Office Administration 1
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Business Literacy
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations
  • Business Law and
  • Administrative Practice
    Cost and Management Accounting

Qualification Upon Exit

  • Certificate: Office Administration
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23618)

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent
  • You must be at least 16 years of age
  • No prior accounting knowledge needed.
 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


The Intermediate Level will give you the skills to complete all the functions of a Secretary, General Office Manager, Human Resource Administrator and Labour Relations Administrator.  It will teach you office management techniques, human resource management, labour relations and economics.

Subjects

  • Business and Office Administration 2
  • Economics
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

Qualification Upon Exit

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)

Admission Requirements

  • Certificate: Office Administration (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23618)

 

In addition to the above qualification, you now have the option to add the City & Guilds qualification which will provide you with an International Diploma in Business Administration & Support. This is done by submitting additional assessments to City & Guilds. Learn more >>

 

 

Qualifications

Part 1: Foundation Level, Registered qualification: Certificate: Office Administration


Qualification Upon Exit

  • Certificate: Office Administration
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23618)

 

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Qualification Upon Exit

  • Higher Certificate: Office Administration
  • (NQF L5 - SAQA ID 23619)

 

Course Outcomes

 

Part 1: Foundation Level, Registered Qualification: Certificate: Office Administration


Once you completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Apply business communication
  • Bookkeeping up to trial balance
  • Apply your basic knowledge of cost and management accounting
  • Use your basic skills in marketing and public relations
  • Business law and administrative practice.

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


Once you completed this qualification, you will be able to do the following:

  • Lead a small/medium sized business.
  • Manage your work schedule as an entrepreneur.
  • Operate efficiently in an office environment.
  • Apply law, marketing, PR and economic principles in business.
  • Draw up and interpret financial statements and reports.
  • Work efficiently with HR and labour relations.
  • Apply local and global growth principles.

Price

Full Time:  R4 200-00 per subject 
Part Time :  R3 900-00 per subject 
Correspondence:  R3 200-00 per subject 

  • Included in Fees: All hardcopy manuals, access to student portal and resources.
  • Exclusive in Fees: National Examination which is R650.00 per subject and ICB membership fee of R340.00

We provide flexible and affordable payment options to ensure the course is always within your reach. To read more about our finance options, CLICK HERE

 
 

Duration

Full Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Trimester (4 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 12 months.

Correspondence & Part Time (LEARN MORE >)

  • 1 Semester (6 Months) per Level, diploma can be completed within 18 months.

Our Learning Methods

At The Business Academy we understand that that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques influenced by circumstances, location, field of study and learning preference. We have therefore developed our myWay learning methodology to suit all learners and ensure everyone has all the opportunity to achieve learning success. We deliver our qualifications via three modern and flexible delivery methods.

Full Time

Reach your full potential through our myWay Instructor-led or Mentorship based classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in-field experience. Our full time offering consist of learning sessions that make up a full day or selective days within a week.

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Part Time

Designed for the working professional, our part time program covers the same amount of information as our full time offering. Combined with our myWay Blended Learning, at home exercises/assignments and in-class lectures, this will have you ready for exams in no time. Sessions depend on what qualification you do.

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Correspondence

We have redefined distance learning studies. Our myWay Distance Learning ensures that the student never gets left alone to do only self-study by taking a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms and at home exercises and assignments, all managed by our myAcademy Student Portal.

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Part 1: Foundation Level, Registered qualification: Certificate: Office Administration


This Qualification will cover:

 

  • Business and Office Administration 1
    • The role of the receptionist
    • Handling mail
    • Record management systems
    • The role and function of the secretary
    • Introduction to Computing
    • The Windows Operating System
    • Working with Internet and Email
    • The rules of typing
    • Creating business documents
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
    • An introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting
    • Value Added Tax and source documents
    • Recording cash transactions
    • Recording credit and sundry transactions
    • Inventory systems
    • Individual accounts for debtors and creditors, and supplier and general ledger reconciliations
    • The bank reconciliation process
    • Drafting financial statements
  • Business Literacy
    • The key principles of effective business communication
    • Spoken communication
    • Written communication
    • Work readiness
    • Working with numbers: an introduction
    • Working with fractions and decimal numbers
    • Percentages, ratios, proportions and equations
    • Using interest rates in business
    • Measure, analyse and communicate workplace data
    • Business communication – Putting it all together
    • Business numeracy – Putting it all together
  • Marketing Management and Public Relations
    • Basic concepts in marketing management
    • The internal marketing environment
    • The external marketing environment
    • Formulating a marketing strategy
    • Understanding ‘Product’ in the marketing mix
    • Understanding ‘Place’ in the marketing mix
    • Understanding 'Price' in the marketing mix
    • Understanding 'Promotion' in the marketing mix
    • The role of public relations and mass communication in business
    • Integration – Formulating a strategic marketing plan
  • Business Law and Administrative Practice
    • The law
    • The law of contract
    • Breach of contract
    • Remedies for breach of contract
    • Termination of contracts
    • The law of delict
    • Contract of sale
    • Credit agreements
    • Contract of lease
    • Contract of agency
    • Contract of partnership
    • Business entities
    • Contract of insurance
    • Contract of suretyship
    • Negotiable instruments
    • Contract of employment
    • Intellectual property and competition law
    • Environmental law and revision
  • Cost and Management Accounting
    • An introduction to managerial accounting
    • Controlling inventory and overhead costs
    • Accounting for a manufacturing enterprise
    • Job costing
    • Budgeting and standard costing
    • Contract accounting
    • Process costing
    • Financial management

Part 2: Intermediate Level, Higher Certificate: Office Administration


This Qualification will cover:

  • Business and Office Administration 2
    • Office equipment and ergonomics
    • Filing systems and records management
    • Reception duties
    • Dealing with customer queries
    • Travel and events management
    • How to manage yourself in the workplace
    • Banking, cash control and the business information manual
  • Economics
    • An introduction to economics
    • Economic systems in perspective
    • Formulating an economic framework
    • The money market and monetary economics
    • International trade and finance
    • Labour economics
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
    • An introduction to human resource management
    • Strategising, structuring and planning
    • Recruiting potential employees
    • Selection and appointment of an employee
    • Placement and the induction or orientation process
    • Managing performance of employees
    • Compensation management
    • Health and safety in an organisation
    • Career management
    • Human resource development
    • Organisational behaviour (OB)
    • Employment relations
    • Structures created by the LRA for collective bargaining and dispute resolution
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Full Time
  • 23 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Part Time
  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 21 January 2019
    28 January 2019
    Correspondence

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