Management Assistant

Nated Diploma Programmes

MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Business Studies

A well-organised, systematic and methodical person who would enjoy working in an office environment using equipment such as computers to assist them. This programme equips graduates to manage an office, effectively liaise with clients at executive level, operate micro-computers and peripherals, apply systems soft- ware and select application programmes.

50404018   MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT – N4

CODEINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGCREDITSFIELD
4021214Office Practice N40,1253
5140344Communication N40,1254
6030204Computer Practice N40,12510
6020254Information Processing N40,12510

 

REMARKS

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Senior Certificate; or
  • an appropriate National Certificate: N3; or National Senior Certificate;or
  • an equivalent qualification.

  DURATION

Full-time OR Part-time: One semester.

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

  • Compulsory instructional offerings:
  • Office Practice N4;and
  • Information Processing N4;or
  • Introductory Information ProcessingN4; and
  • Kommunikasie N4; or
  • In order to qualify for a diploma in Management Assistant, a candidate must pass Information ProcessingN6.

 PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

  • Information Processing N4 consists of two components, namely Typing Technique (without speed, or 35 w.p.m., or 40 w.p.m.) and Word Processing. The highest speed attained (if any) will be indicated on the certificate. The two components do not have to be passed separately

50504016   MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT – N5

CODEINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGCREDITSFIELD
4021225Office Practice N50,1253
5140395Communication N50,1254
6030165Computer Practice N50,12510
6020275Information Processing N50,12510

 

REMARKS

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 A National Certificate:N4:Management Assistant, or an equivalent qualification.

DURATION

Full-time: One semester.

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

  • Compulsory instructionalofferings:
  • Information Processing N4;or
  • Information ProcessingN5;
  • Office PracticeN5;
  • Kommunikasie N5;or
  • In order to qualify for a diploma in Management Assistant, a candidate must pass Information ProcessingN6.

PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

  • Information Processing N4 consists of two components, namely Typing Technique (without speed, or 35 w.p.m. or 40 w.p.m.) and Word Processing. The highest speed attained (if any) will be indicated on the certificate. The two components do not have to be passed separately.

50604019   MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT N6

CODEINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGCREDITSFIELD
04021236Office Practice N60,1253
05140406Communication N60,1254
06020286Information Processing N60,12510
06030196Computer Practice N60,12510

REMARKS

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 A National Certificate:N5:Management Assistant, or an equivalent qualification.

DURATION

Full-time: One semester.

PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS

  • Compulsory instructional offerings:
  • Office PracticeN6; and
  • Information Processing N5;or
  • Information ProcessingN6.
  • In order to qualify for a Diploma in Management Assistant, a candidate must pass the following instructionaloffering:
  • Information ProcessingN6.
  • An N6-Certificate must comprise at least two N6-instructional offerings. A maximum of one N4-instructional offering will be allowed for an N6- Certificate.

PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

  • Information Processing N5 consists of two components, namely Typing Technique (without speed, or 45 w.p.m., or 50 w.p.m.) and Word Audio Transcription. The highest speed attained (if any) will be indicated on the certificate. The two components do not have to be passed separately.

 

How to Apply

Application for Nated Diploma Programmes is done a year ahead of the intended year of study for Semester 1.

Semester 2 applications open in April/May and classes commence in July after the semester break.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Students intending to pursue any one of the Nated Diploma Programmes need to be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate or be currently be in grade 12 during the year of application. Minimum entry requirements are as follows.

School of Business

A student must have a minimum of 23 combined points (points must exclude Life Orientation) in order to be considered in any of the Business Studies programmes.

School Of Engineering

A student needs to have 40% and above for both Mathematics and Physical Sciences in order to be considered for this programme. Please note that students with Mathematical literacy will not be considered for Engineering no matter the percentage pass.

Duration

Nated Programmes consist of theoretical and Practical component. The student undergo 3 levels of the theoretical component for a period of 18 months, namely N4, N5 and N6. Upon Completion of each of these levels the student will receive a certificate. Each of the levels takes 6 months to complete. Students will only be issued a National Diploma Certificate on completion of both Theoretical and Practical Components. The Practical Component requires students to go for Work Based Experience. Students will are expected to go to the workplace for practicals shadowing officials/ practitioners within their field of study. The students need to complete 18 months in the workplace. A workbook will be issued out to students going for Work Based Experience and the workbook must be completed and signed by both the student and their allocated supervisor every week.

Class Attendance

The college has a zero tolerance policy to poor and non-class attendance. Students need to inform their lectures if they will be absent from class, this is extremely important as poor or non-attendance could lead to serious consequences. Students need to familiarise themselves with the class attendance policy so as to avoid unsympathetic consequences.

Examination

Students will undergo a National Examination for each of the subjects they have registered, lecturers and Examination officers at each campus will notify students about examination application processes. Students must familiarise themselves with the examination policies and always adhere to the examination rules and regulations.