What will you learn in this Advanced Level: Diploma in Office Administration course?

Learn the basic principles of accounting and apply them to the affairs of sole traders, thereby enabling the basic interpretation of financial records and statements. Learn administrative principles for the proper administration of a company and close corporation and for the proper directing of a company.

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
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  • STUDY DURATION (9 MONTHS)
  • STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
  • MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
    OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • Total Price
    R10,430
    *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, August, November each year.

Accreditation Info

Status: Accredited course
Type & reward: National Diploma - NQF Level 6 (SAQA ID 35958)
Provided by: QCTO & ICB
Minimum credits: 360

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

Intermediate Level: Higher Certificate in Office Administration

Professional Designation

Office Manager

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 Advanced Level Diploma in Office Administration course. Your study material for this course includes three ICB textbooks, three study guides and various assessment guides.

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.

Business and Office Administration 3

As a continuation of Business and Office Communication 2, this module covers buying and maintaining office supplies, petty cash procedures and defining and meeting clients' needs. This module also covers how to prepare for an internal audit, how to develop human resource principles within the organisation while adhering to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. You will also learn about business legislation, and business structures.

ICB Management

This module covers the role of managers within a business. You will learn about management theory, the levels of management and the role of managers in modern organisations. You will also learn about the different management disciplines and their application within a business. This module shows you which factors to consider when planning, making decisions and developing the organisation.