CERTIFICATE: Office Administration

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About the course

NQF Level 5 (SAQA ID: 23618) 120 CREDITS Foundation Level

Learning Areas:

1. Business and Office Administration 1

2. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

3. Business Literacy

4. Marketing Management and Public Relations

5. Business Law and Administrative Practice

6. Cost and Management Accounting

Learning Outcomes

• Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in an organisational environment.

• Carry out simple communication tasks involving the analysis, contextualisation and synthesis of written material dealing with the basic principles and ideas underpinning public relations as a professional management disciplines

• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of current legal provisions regarding the Administrative practice of corporate bodies in the South African context.

• Perform tasks of a Junior Secretary

• Demonstrate an understanding of the functions and purposes of accounting and its purpose in the business environment; explain the accounting processes through practical examples, and develop experience and confidence in dealing with practical situations as a basis for further studies.

• Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of cost and management accounting. Show insight into the principles of Financial Management and Decision-making.

• Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the role of marketing, finding marketing opportunities, the marketing mix, and controlling marketing plans and programmes.

Career Opportunities

• Receptionist

• Junior Office Administrator

• Office Assistant

• Public Relations Officer

• Junior Secretary

• Marketing Administrator

Admission Requirements:

• Grade 12 (Standard 10), National Vocational Certificate (NCV: NQF Level 4), Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC: NQF Level 4) or equivalent. 


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