What will you learn in this Professional Secretary: Proficiency Course ?

This proficiency course aims to improve your organisational skills. You will also learn how to perform basic financial management duties and apply business etiquette in the workplace. These skills will prepare you for a job in a secretarial position.  

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 (6 MONTHS)
  • STUDY MATERIAL COURIERED TO YOU
  • MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER
    OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • Total Price
    R4,310
    *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.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence and assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence and assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

Professional Secretary: Short Course

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 Professional Secretary Proficiency Course. Your study material for this course includes textbooks, study guides and assessment guides.

Organisational Skills

Understand the importance of information management and get the skills on how to process it in a professional organised manner. Learn how to increase your efficiency by improving your reading, memory and time management skills.

Financial Management Basics

This module is designed to give you a basic understanding of accounting and the processes involved. You will learn about the accounting cycle, income statements, balance sheets, financial statements and budgeting.

Business Etiquette

This module discusses the appropriate behavior within a professional environment. You will learn about the accepted conduct: when communicating with colleagues, superiors and clients; when attending business meetings; within the office; and when travelling for business purposes. You will also learn about behavioural issues that may arise within a professional environment and how to appropriately solve these issues.