Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Office Administration in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Office Administration(Office Administration)
  • Major Subject: Office Administration
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Office Administration

  •  Orbit TVET College, Rustenburg  
    1. Level 2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year-end report for Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 Certificate
    -An NQF Level 1 Qualification
    -A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessments for NQF Level 2
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics Literacy
    -Life Orientation
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -New Venture Creation

    2. Level 3
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Office Administration NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics Literacy
    -Life Orientation
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -New Venture Creation

    3. Level 4
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Office Administration NQF Level 3

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics Literacy
    -Life Orientation
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Personal Assistance
  •  ICESA College, Durban  
    Duration: 48 Hours.

    Minimum entry requirements:
    • English at Grade 10/NQF level 2 or equivalent
    • Mathematical Literacy at Grade 10/NQF level 2 or equivalent
    • Minimum of 16 Years old

    Course Outline:
    • Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of the South African business environment
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how the office interacts with every part of the business
    • List the advantages and disadvantages of different forms of business ownership
    • Discuss the role of an office administrator
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of working in and running a reception area
    • Apply knowledge of receiving and assisting visitors in practical and simulated situations
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of business in society
    • Describe various economic systems
    • Describe the types and characteristics of different forms of business ownership
    • Plan and implement a filing system in an organisation
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software
    • Name various categories and give examples of computer hardware and software
    • Describe the features that may be found on a photocopier
  •  Central Johannesburg TVET College, Johannesburg  
    Entry Requirements:
    -must have a Grade 9 or equivalent qualification to start at NC(V) L2.
    -You must have passed the previous level register for NC(V) L3 and L4.

    Pass & Certification Requirements:
    -The pass mark is 50% per subject for each of the vocational subjects.
    -The pass mark for Life Orientation and First Additional Language is 40% each.
    -The pass mark for Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy is 30% each.

    -In order to obtain the NC(V) qualification at a particular NQF level and to progress to the next level you must pass all seven (7) subjects. You will not be certified if you fail any subject.

    -Please note that to be certified the Internal Continuous Assessment (ICASS) mark is compulsory for fundamental subjects. The ICASS mark plus the examination mark is considered for certification.

    -Students must complete both internal (ICASS) and external (examinations) assessments to be resulted. Both components must be completed in the same academic year.
  •  Majuba TVET College, Newcastle  
    1. Level 2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year-end school report for grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 certificate
    -An NQF Level 1 Qualification

    Subjects:
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -New Venture Creation (elective) or
    -Wholesale and Retail (elective)

    2. Level 3
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF Level 2 in the specific programme

    Subjects:
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -New Venture Creation (elective) or
    -Wholesale and Retail (elective)

    3. Level 4
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF Level 3 in the specific programme

    Subjects:
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Personal Assistance (elective) or
    -Wholesale and Retail (elective)
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    1. ICB Office Administration
    Duration: 24-36 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std. 10) or equivalent and you must be at least 16 years of age

    Modules Overview:
    -Office Communication
    -Business and Office Administration 1
    -Bookkeeping
    -Marketing Management and Public Relations
    -Business Law and Administrative Practice
    -Cost and Management Accounting

    2. ICB National Certificate in Office Administration
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std. 10) or equivalent and you must be at least 16 years of age

    Modules Overview:
    Office Communication
    Business and Office Administration 1
    Bookkeeping
    Marketing Management and Public Relations
    Business Law and Administrative Practice
    Cost and Management Accounting
  •  Elangeni TVET College, KwaZulu - Natal  
    Duration: 3 years (1 year per level)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • A year end school report for Grade 9 (pass) or higher;
    • or an NQF Level 1 Qualification;
    • or an abridged programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2;
    • or A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements.

    Subjects:
    1. Level 2
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Applied Accounting OR
    -New Venture Creation
    2. Level 3
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Applied Accounting OR
    -New Venture Creation
    3. Level 4
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Applied Accounting OR
    -New Venture Creation
  •  Mnambithi TVET College, Ladysmith  
    Duration: 3 Years (1 year per level)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • A year-end report for Grade 9 or higher or An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
    • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 or
    • A Recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basis requirements for access to NQF Level 2
    • Attach two(2) certified copies of parent's ID

    Subjects:
    1. Level 2
    • Business Practice
    • Office Practice
    • Office Data Processing
    • Applied Accounting
    • OR New Venture Creation
    2. Level 3 and 4
    • Business Practice
    • Office Practice
    • Office Data Processing
    • Applied Accounting
    OR New Venture Creation OR Personal Assistance L4
  •  IQ Academy, Johannesburg  
    Office Administration short course

    Admission criteria
    -Grade 9 (standard 7)
    -At least 16 years old
    -Proficient in English

    In addition, applicants need to have the following:

    (i) South African citizens:
    -Certified copy of ID document
    -Certified copy of highest school qualification

    (ii) Non South Africa citizens:
    -Certified copy of passport
    -Certified copy of study permit

    Program duration: 24 months

    Course content
    -Financial Administration
    -Communication
    -Introduction to Management
    -Office Administration
    -Managing Service Providers and Customers

    Mode of study: Distance learning
  •  Northern Cape Rural TVET College, Kathu  
    Duration: 1 Year per Level

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 Certificate with Mathematics

    Course Content:
    1. Level 2
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Entrepreneurship
    -Life Orientation
    -Mathematics
    -Language (Afrikaans/English)
    2. Level 3
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Project Management
    -Life Orientation
    -Mathematics
    -Language (Afrikaans/English)
    3. Level 3
    -Business Practice
    -Office Practice
    -Office Data Processing
    -Personal Assistance
    -Life Orientation
    -Mathematics
    -Language (Afrikaans/English)
  •  Coastal KZN TVET College, Durban   
    Entry requirements

    (i) Level 2: Grade 9 or equivalent qualification

    (ii) Level 3: Level 2; or equivalent qualification

    (iii) Level 4: Level 3; or equivalent qualification


    Mode of study: full time


    Program duration: 1 year for each level


    Course content

    (i) Communication (Language)

    (ii) Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy

    (iii) Life Orientation

    (iv) Business Practice

    (v) Office Practice

    (vi) Office Data Processing

    (vii) Applied Accounting (Optional)

    (viii) 2nd Language (Optional)

    (ix) Personal Assistant (Optional)




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