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Please note that at College SA we do not offer face to face classes at all. We do not have a campus that you attend. You study from home and we courier your material to you. We provide email and phone support to our students.
What will you learn in this Intermediate Level: Higher Certificate in Office Administration course?
Learn how to apply principles of cost and management accounting, economics, human resources and labour relations in an organisation. Equip yourself with the knowledge needed to apply marketing, legal, public relations and economic principles in the business environment.
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:
- STUDY DURATION (10 MONTHS)
- STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
- MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
Total Price*A once-off R950 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order
What is included in the course fees?
- Text books and study material
- Courier fee
Course Starting Dates
With College SA, you can start studying whenever you want: there are no specific course starting dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.
- 10 – 13 February 2020
- 11 – 14 May 2020
- 17 – 20 August 2020
- 16 – 19 November 2020
(Please note that your exam fees are not included in the course fee and may be subject to change.)
- Annual student registration fee: R360.00
- Exam fee per subject: R675.00
- Exam late entry fee per subject: R490.00
- Exam postponement fee per subject: R260.00
- Exam re-mark & Examiners report: R950.00
- Private invigilator admin fee (Prior approval required): R1205.00
- 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 can be written in February, May, August and November each year.
Accreditation InfoStatus: 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 ensure that the theoretical training provided to prospective bookkeepers and accountants meets industry standards. ICB performs quality assurance for accredited bookkeeping, accounting, business and administrative courses. These qualifications are recognised by employers and several other professional bodies, both nationally and internationally, and 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. 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 enhance your skills continuously, and employers can continuously ensure that their employees are up-to-date with bookkeeping and accounting practices, laws, and procedures
Entry RequirementsFoundation Level: Certificate in Office Administration
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.
Human Resources Management & Labour Relations
This module offers an introduction to human resource management, covering the following elements: human resource development, organisational behaviour, employment relations structures (created by the LRA for collective bargaining), and dispute resolution. Learn about strategising, structuring and planning in an organisation. Gain the knowledge and develop the skills needed to recruit, select, and appoint employees. Learn about the placement and induction process.
Business & Office Administration 2
This module is a continuation of Business and Office Administration 1. You will learn about filing systems and record keeping, keeping an office inventory, and maintaining office equipment. You will also learn how to handle customer queries, communicate effectively, make travel arrangements, and arrange business events. This module also covers business banking and finances.
This module discusses macro and micro economics, and how economics affects countries, households and individuals. You will learn about economic concepts like supply and demand, inflation, the function of money in the economy, and labour (production). You will also learn about different economic systems and how they affect macro and micro economics.