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This occupational qualification i.e. Office Administration - SAQA ID: 102 161 (NQF-5), with 445 credits, provides an opportunity for the learner to acquire a range of administrative skills to coordinate the activities of an office including information management and operational processes.

Qualified learners will be competent to support management with office and information administration demonstrating a range of administrative and communication skills. They will be able to function in Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations or Financial departments/unit which will enable them to accomplish tasks professionally and efficiently in the increasingly computerised environment of a business office in accordance with national and international standards in the field. The learner will also understand cultural diversity, multicultural communication and the principles of a professional image and grooming to promote the image of the organisation.

The occupational qualification is to equip students with the broad based knowledge and skills to be able to be employed in a small business or a large corporation, public or private and advance their personal and career management skills to enhance their employability.

The qualified learner will be actively engaged in becoming a well-rounded, multi-skilled office administrator, prepared for further, more specific study in the various fields, which enables easier progression routes.

Qualified learners will be competent to support executive management with:

  • Office Administration and record management.
  • Communication skills.
  • Multicultural customer and client relational skills.
  • Resource/facilities management.
  • Tender administration.
  • Skills development administration.
  • PR and advocacy and social and digital media.
  • Computerised project management skills.
  • Staffing and people support administration.
  • Fundamental life and work skills.

    A qualified learner will be able to:
  • Manage resources according to good governance policies and procedures to facilitate the smooth and effective operational activities within the organisation.
  • Manage, coordinate and assist in the administration and clerical support of the specific departments to facilitate the smooth running thereof by using computerised systems and practices.
  • Assist in selection process, induction, employee wellness and skills development of employees.
  • Process given data to complete a Workplace Skills Plan.
  • Assist in the administrative function of the marketing, public relations and advocacy of the organisation.
  • Communicate effectively using appropriate methods to maintain effective customer relationships according to organisational standards customer service of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Plan, administer and provide support services to a special project within an organisation.

    • This qualification is a response to current legislation, which states: Programmes offered to meet industry needs, including those supporting apprenticeships and N-Courses, are reviewed, updated and made available to and accessed by employers.

      Globally, new standards of governance are emerging. Governance and institutional quality are one of the performance indicators. In this regard, industry, business, government, and professions are in need of well-trained and competent Office Administrators to meet the needs of well-managed companies, departments, and offices. Office Administrators are able to work in nearly every industry. Their specific responsibilities vary per unit or directorate. In a small organisation, they may direct all support services and may be called the Business Office Manager. Large organisations may have several layers of Office Administrators who specialise in different areas.

      Qualified learners will be able to operate in the following occupations or jobs, depending on their level of experience:
    • Administration Officer (Local Government).
    • Business Administration Officer (Local Government).
    • Office Supervisor.
    • Office Coordinator.
    • Administration Clerk/Officer.
    • Administrative Assistant.
    • Client Services Administrator.
    • Operation Services/Support Officer.
    • Planning Support Officer/Site Clerk.
    • Tender Coordinator.

      Certain skills affect the employability of learners such as the following: People Management, Accounting, Office Management, Human Resources, and Administration. This qualification enables the learner to be able to function in Human Resource, Marketing, Public Relations or Financial departments/unit. They are also prepared to be able to operate professionally in the increasingly computerised environment of a business office in accordance with national and international standards in the field. Learners will be able to manage work teams and office projects. This qualification will develop the depth of knowledge of learners through hands-on application in order to develop their practical skills, which will enable them to apply their skills in the workplace.

      This qualification will assist in addressing national skills shortages and is listed as an occupation in high demand.

      All parties involved in this industry were consulted in the development process, such as Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) lecturers, Professional Bodies and Associations and relevant SETA's. 

    Programme Purpose:

    The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Adult Literacy Teacher.An Adult Literacy Teacher plans, organises and implements a well-structured programme or a series of learning events; facilitates a learning programme;  designs, produces and/or adapts learning materials and additional learning resources (LTSM); produces, implements and evaluates assessment instruments, and profiles learners. The ALT performs all these activities for adult learners at Level 1. The Adult Literacy Teacher may work as an assistant to the Adult Education  Teacher. A qualified learner will be able to:Profile adult learners. Plan,  structure, implement and evaluate a learning programme for adult learners.Plan, implement and evaluate assessment for adult learners.

    Minimum Admission Requirements : An NQF Level 4 Qualification with Communication.

    Duration :  18 months full-time / 24 months part-time



    Horizontal Articulation:

    • Certificate: Education, Level 5, SAQA ID 61972.

    Vertical Articulation:

    • Advanced Certificate: Education, Level 6, SAQA ID 20473. 


    This qualification has been internationally benchmarked by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) against international countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Botswana.


    Registration at GEU complies of the following:

    1. GEU Application Form
    2. Certified Copy of ID
    3. Certified Copy of Highest Qualification
    4. Proof of Payment

    CASH PRICE = R52,000         TERMS PRICE = R 55,000, Deposit R 19,000 and 36 x R1,000 monthly instalments



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    Level 4 with Mathematical Literacy and Communication.

R55 000,00 Regular Price
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