OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

NCV (3 years)

The purpose of this programme is to equip you with knowledge and skills for successful entry into an administrative secretarial field in any sector.

The programme integrates theoretical learning with practical skills to ensure administration competencies in all industries including the formal and informal commercial sectors as well as the non-commercial sector.

Subjects

First Year 
Business Practice
Office Practice
Office Data Processing
Entrepreneurship
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)

Second Year
Business Practice
Office Practice
Office Data Processing
Project Management
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)

Third Year
Business Practice
Office Practice
Office Data Processing
Personal Assistance
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)

Duration

1 Year per Level
Level 2 to Level 4
= 3 Years

Career Opportunities

  • Accounts Officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Administrative Officer
  • Company Secretary
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Legal Secretary
  • Personal Assistant

Requirements

Grade 9 or equivalent

Stand a better chance to find work with this qualification

Subjects

Business Practice

Hospitality Generics enables you to understand the sectors of the tourism and hospitality industries and explore related work opportunities. It also contains broad knowledge, skills and values required to operate hygienically and safely in the hospitality environment. Hospitality Generics teaches you to plan and cost menus, operate payment points and computers and maintain booking systems, while empowering you to develop yourself in job roles and explore self-employment opportunities.

Entrepreneurship

Client Services and Human Relations teaches students to conduct themselves in such a manner that is professional and proper to the workplace. It focuses on the importance of self-development and the development of others to the benefit of the company. The subject explains the impact this development has on the client service and the importance of client satisfaction to any company in terms of revenue generation.

Office Practice

Office Practice equips you with the skills, knowledge, values and attitude required to be successful as an administrative, secretarial or personal assistant.
The subject lays the foundation for lifelong learning and creates the opportunity for further and higher education.
Office Practice is designed to give you relevant and marketable skills and applied competencies for employment and self-employment in the office administration sector. Office Practice simultaneously builds the cognitive ability and provides the required fundamental learning necessary to access employment in the business and administration sector or to pursue related studies at further and higher education levels for enhanced employment opportunities.

Office Data Processing

Office Data Processing is the effective processing and correct display of data in an office environment. You will learn to collect, analyse and edit data and to manipulate, process and present data in a readable form for society.

Personal Assistance

Personal Assistance is designed to meet the needs of those students who would like to enter or specialise in the field of secretarial studies. The knowledge of the subjects Business Practice and Office Practice from NQF 2 to NQF 4 gives you the opportunity to specialise in the subject Personal Assistance.

Project Management

Project Management is the discipline of defining and achieving targets while optimising the use of resources (time, money, people, materials, energy, space, etc.). Project Management is an important development strategy for all students, who will need to enter, and compete, in the economic environment.
The students are encouraged to look beyond the parameters commonly associated with enterprise. They are encouraged to change and increase their paradigms of thought, supported in the art of identifying gaps in the market that can be filled by employing careful research and planning.

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