National Diploma: Office Administration NQF L6 – SAQA ID 35958

OFFICE MANAGEMENT: Diploma in Office Administration: Code OMP300                                  ICB Accredited     NQF L5 – SAQA ID 35958

This National Qualification is accredited by FASSET SETA and assessed through ICB. You will understand business communication, basic bookkeeping up to trial balance, basic knowledge of cost & management accounting and computing. You will also be able to show proficiency in basic marketing and public relations, business law and administrative practices plus have a good understanding of office management techniques and a thorough knowledge of HR and Labour Relations. After the final 3 modules you will have advanced knowledge of management techniques, financial accounting and reporting skills. This programme will provide the skills required to be a Senior Office Manager, Senior Human Resources Manager or Labour Relations Administrator.

Course Overview

  • Module 1: Business & Office Administration 1
  • Module 2: Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Module 3: Business Literacy
  • Module 4: Marketing Management & Public Relations
  • Module 5: Business Law & Administrative Practice
  • Module 6: Cost & Management Accounting
  • Module 7: Business & Office Administration 2
  • Module 8: Human Resources Management & Labour Relations
  • Module 9: Economics
  • Module 10: Business & Office Administration 3
  • Module 11: Financial Statements
  • Module 12: Management

Study period: up to 36 months   

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course do not need any prior knowledge.

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide and for those students who require additional assistance in the form of video learning, a FREE USB DRIVE containing Videos and Solutions Playlists.

ICB Assessment and Award

Using the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) programme material, 30% of your final mark is calculated from the activities and evaluations you undertake during your Entrepreneurial distance learning course. Your Portfolio of Evidence (POE) is a folder you will receive once you have registered for your assessment, and it must include all tests and assignments you have completed for each module.

You will be required to do a written exam for each module, which accounts for 70% of your final mark and you will include that in your POE, which must be submitted to an ICB assessor. Assessment Centre are located throughout South Africa, so please visit to find an exam venue closest to you. Upon successful completion of your exam, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence showing the respective unit standards, which you have completed.

Important ICB Exam Information

You will need to register as a Student Member with the ICB, and enrol for the exam before prescribed closing dates with them. Please note ICB registration and assessment fees are not included in your course fees and must be paid directly to ICB. Please go to for current fees.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, 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 ICB, a SAQA recognized professional body.

Course Name: Diploma: Office Administration (OMP300)
Price Before bursary R71,250
Price after bursary R42,750*
Once off payment price R38,800
Payment Plan R900 over 47.5 months
Registration Fee R2,200

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

“I found the course very enlightening. I always thought distance learning was difficult, but to my surprise, I realised it needs dedication and self discipline. I truly enjoyed my time studying with AOY. My student advisor (Abiather) was always available whenever I needed assistance . Thank you AOY for giving me an opportunity to improve my skills and my CV.”

Mamokemane Poolo

“My time with AOY has been great. I highly recommend everyone to enrol!”

Malose Ledwaba

“It was a very good course and I learnt a lot. Thank you Academy of York.”

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