What will you learn in this Business Management: Intermediate Level: Higher Certificate in Office Administration course?

Learn a range of administrative skills including diary management which is essential for the successful functioning of any business. This course also covers how to apply cost and management accounting, economics, human resources and labour relations in business management. Equip yourself with the knowledge to apply marketing, law, public relations and economics principles in business.

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration


At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:

ENROL
ONLINE!

  • STUDY DURATION (16 MONTHS)
  • STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
  • MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
    OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • Total Price
    R15,750
    *A once-off R950.00 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Exam Information

Exam Dates:

  • 11 - 14 February 2019
  • 13 - 16 May 2019
  • 12 - 15 August 2019
  • 18 - 21 November 2019

Exam Fees:

(Please note that your exam fees are not included in the course fee and may be subject to change.)

  • Annual registration fee: R 350.00
  • Exam fee per subject: R675.00
  • Exam re-write fee per subject: R 475.00
  • Exam late entry fee per subject: R 490.00
  • Exam postponement fee per subject: R 250.00
  • Exam re-mark & Examiners report: R950

Assessments Information

  • 30% of your final mark comes from your coursework
  • 70% of your final mark comes from the final exam
  • You need at least 50% in the final exam to pass
  • You need at least 60% overall to pass

Portfolio of Evidence:

You will only receive your POE (Portfolio of Evidence) directly from the ICB offices when you register for your exam. This will consist of the assignments you have to do during your studies. When you register for your exams, take your POE with, and once you've completed your exam and added it to the POE, you're done!

Exams:

Exams can be written in February, May, July, September and November each year.

Accreditation Info

Status: Accredited course
Type & reward: National Certificate - NQF Level 5 (SAQA ID 23619)
Provided by: QCTO & ICB
Minimum credits: 240

College SA is authorised and accredited by the ICB to offer the QCTO Occupational-accredited National Qualifications. QCTO and the ICB (The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) are organisations whose purpose is to quality assure theoretical training to prospective bookkeepers and accountants that meet industry standards. ICB quality assures accredited bookkeeping, accounting, business and administrative courses. These qualifications are recognised by employers and several other professional bodies nationally and internationally which allow students to get a nationally recognised qualification, further their studies and subsequently their careers. Furthermore, successful completion of one of these accredited courses will qualify you for a relevant national certificate or diploma (depending on the course), which is registered on the National Qualifications Framework.

QCTO continuously strives to improve the quality of development and training of entrants to the bookkeeping and accounting sector through qualifications. They do this in order to address the skills scarcity that currently exists in the financial market. This ensures that as a bookkeeping or accounting professional you can continuously increase your skills and employers can continuously ensure that their employees are up-to-date with bookkeeping and accounting practices, laws and procedures.

 

ICB

Entry Requirements

Business Management: Foundation Level: National Certificate in Small Business Financial Management

Professional Designation

Senior Office Administrator

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Business Management Intermediate Level Higher Certificate in Office Administration course. Your study material for this course includes five ICB textbooks, five study guides and various as

Financial Statements

This module incorporates depreciable asset disposal, year-end adjustments, preparation and analysis of financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, close corporations and companies. It also includes a comprehensive study of cash flow statements.

Office and Legal Practice

This module covers the basic principles, processes and procedures of the business law and administrative practice. Get basic legal background on contracts, credit agreements, business entities, suretyship, intellectual property and competition and environmental law.

Business Management 2

Equip yourself with the skills and techniques used for planning, decision making, organising, leadership and motivation. Learn about the nature and importance of control in an organisation. This module offers an introduction to economics and explains economic systems and how the economy works.

Marketing Management & Public Relations

Learn the basic concepts in marketing management including the internal and external marketing environment, formulating a marketing strategy and understanding the concepts of product, price, place and promotion in the marketing mix. This module will also cover the role of public relations and mass communication in business.

Human Resources Management & Labour Relations

This module offers an introduction to human resource management covering the following elements; human resource development, organisational behavior and employment relations structures (created by the LRA for collective bargaining) and dispute resolution. Learn about strategising, structuring and planning in an organisation. Develop the knowledge and skills in order to recruit potential employees as well as selecting and appointing an employee and the placement and the induction process.