Diploma: Office Administration (ICB)

Diploma | Full-Time and Agent Programme**

SAQA ID
35958

NQF
Level 6

Credits
360

This programme provides an opportunity for the learner to acquire advanced knowledge of management techniques, office administration techniques, financial accounting and reporting skills.



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+Duration

1 year, full-time study based on contact hours as determined by the ICB.

+Career fields

Learners who complete this qualification could pursue a career as a:

  • Senior Office Manager
  • Public Relations Officer

+Certification

Upon successful completion of the programme, ICB will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules covered and the Diploma: Office Administration, SAQA ID 35958 (Credits 360) with a FASSET endorsement will be awarded. Learner results will be recorded on the ICB National Learner Records Database within 3 months of completion.

**Whenever Damelin offers training towards a programme that will be awarded by another provider or institute, it is called an Agent Programme. In the case of an Agent Programme, Damelin registers the learners, provides tuition and conducts internal assessments. External examinations with the agent body will result in learners receiving the certificate from them.

+Admission Requirements

The learner must have completed the following 9 learning areas in the Higher Certificate: Office Administration:

  1. Business Literacy
  2. Business and Office Administration 1
  3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  4. Marketing Management and Public Relations
  5. Business Law and Administrative Practice
  6. Cost and Management Accounting
  7. Business and Office Administration 2
  8. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
  9. Economics

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+Programme Outline

Business and Office Administration 3
  • Business Organisations
  • The human resource functions
  • Filing systems and records management
  • Basic Financial concepts for business
  • Managing yourself in the workplace
  • Preparing yourself for the workplace
Financial Statements
  • Finalisation and interpretation of accounts
  • Financial statements of the sole trader
  • Partnerships
  • Corporate entities
  • Introduction to IFRS for SMEs
  • Statement of cash flow
Management
  • A brief history of early management activities
  • Management functions: operational planning, organising and delegation
  • Management functions: Managing change – Innovation, culture, Diversity and technology
  • Main management functions, leading, motivating, communicating and controlling
  • The place and role of middle management in the organisation
  • Ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate governance
Title
Semester
Title
Semester

Business and Office Administration 3

1

Business and Office Administration 3

2

Financial Statements

1

Financial Statements

2

Management

1

Management

2