The Executive Office Assistant is a valued position in any company and competence in this field is highly prized in many industries.  Executive assistants are technically knowledgeable administrative employees assisting top-level business managers with various functions.  While their duties vary by employer, tasks may include arranging schedules, prioritising mail and phone calls, maintaining executive calendars and agendas, preparing material for presentations and making travel arrangements.  Being an executive office assistant means being highly accountable and requires attention to detail and being able to work as part of a team.

  • Use communication techniques effectively and use the writing process to compose communication required in the business environment
  • Compile and control a budget for a range of office supply requirements
  • Manage the capturing, storing and retrieval of human resources information using an information system & manage the design, development and review of these systems.
  • Assess legal contracts for business.

The course is broken into Formative and Knowledge Activities that will be completed in your own time, Skills Application Activities that will be completed in the workplace, and Natural Occurring Evidence which is a portfolio of evidence collected in the workplace.

Academy of York students will receive continuous information and support, over and above the prescribed course material, to assist students achieve in their studies. Students will have 6 months to complete this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Study period: up to 6 months                                                                                     

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Course Price

Price Before Bursary R10 000.00
Price After Bursary R6 000.00

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

Payment Options

1: Once Off Payment (No Registration Fee)
Once Off Payment Price R5 500.00

Once Off Payment

2: Payment Plan
Registration Fee R850.00
Payment Plan R400.00 over 15 Months

*Please Complete the form to get one of our Support Consultants to contact you regarding a Payment Plan

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.

“Studying at Academy of York has been a great experience for me, the courses are great and the prices are reasonable especially for people who can’t afford tertiary fees. With AOY everything is possible, it accommodates every one. The courses are awesome, they prepare you to face the real world. I like the combination of modules /subjects in one course, you can study other basic courses under one course to gain more knowledge and skills. For me, it’s been a great experience and the support we get from the staff members is awesome.”

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“Through AOY I have been able to learn a lot. I can not wait to use my new skills in my future careers.”

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