Secretarial Studies

Taking a Secretarial course through Oxbridge Academy will give your career a boost in the right direction. You’ll learn the important elements of administration, as well as get training in office and computer practices.

A Secretarial diploma or certificate from us will allow you to get a job in the administration field; for example, as a receptionist, executive assistant and office or business manager.

Oxbridge Skills Courses

These courses  are assessed and certified by Oxbridge Academy. They are short courses with the aim of teaching occupational skills.

Executive's Secretary (Personal Assistant)

With this skills certificate, you’ll learn core practices that are needed for a career as an executive personal assistant. This secretarial course covers basic business communication and office administration, as well as marketing and human resource principles.

Requirements: No Matric
Code: CER4098-03
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Basic Business Communication
- Human Resource 1
- Marketing 1
- Introduction to Office Administration

Professional Secretary (Human Resource)

Become a professional human resources secretary with the practices you’ll learn through this skills certificate. The modules include legal principles, management, communication and the fundamentals of office administration.

Requirements: No Matric
Code: N4099-08
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Legal Principles
- Fundamentals of Business English
- Human Resource Management 1
- Fundamentals of Office Administration

National Qualifications

These courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, admittance will be given to write the national examination at an approved FET college. Diploma will be issued after proof of 18 months’ relevant practical experience. Read our N4-N6-Exam-letter for information on writing the exams.

Secretarial – Business Administration

Management Assistant Introduction Certificate

This management assistant bridging course will allow you to study an N4-N6 aligned diploma, even if you don’t have your senior certificate. The modules cover a range of topics that are necessary for the administrative field.

Requirements: No Matric (min grade 11)
Code: N3099-03
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Introductory Entrepreneurship N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4
- Introductory Communication N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4

Management Assistant EB Certificate N4

Learn the ins and outs of running an office and processing information with this management assistant course. This certificate is the starting point for your diploma and will give you a foundation in administrative skills.

Requirements: Matric or Introduction Certificate
Code: N4099-03
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N4
- Communication N4
- Information Processing N4
- Entrepreneur and Business Management N4

Management Assistant EB Certificate N5

The modules that make up this management assistant course cover a range of topics that will help you to understand organising and running an office. They also take a look at core elements of information processing and communication.

Requirements: N4
Code: N5099-03
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N5
- Communication N5
- Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N5 (if Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Entrepreneur and Business Management N5

Management Assistant EB Certificate N6

This management assistant course is the final part of your diploma and will round off your education by focusing on public relations and entrepreneurship. Upon completion, you’ll need to gain 18 months of relevant work experience before receiving your qualification.

Requirements: N5
Code: N6099-03
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N6
- Public Relations N5
- Information Processing N5 / Information Processing N6 (if Information Processing N5 has been passed)
- Entrepreneur and Business Management N6

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Secretarial – Computer Practice

Management Assistant Introduction Certificate
Requirements: No Matric (min grade 11)
Code: N3099-02
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Introductory Entrepreneurship N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4
- Introductory Communication N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4
Management Assistant CP Certificate N4

This management assistant CP course is the start of your training to become an excellent administrative professional. It has a strong focus on computer practices, along with modules that cover communication and information processing.

Requirements: Matric or Introduction Certificate
Code: N4099-02
duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N4
- Communication N4
- Information Processing N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4 / Computer Practice N4 (if Introductory Computer Practice N4 has been passed)

Management Assistant CP Certificate N5

This management assistant CP course will help you to build upon your knowledge of computer and office practices. It also gives you new insights into communication in the workplace and the importance of efficient information processing.

Requirements: N4
Code: N5099-02
duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N5
- Communication N5
- Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N5 (if Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Computer Practice N4 / Computer Practice N5 (if Computer Practice N4 has been passed)

Management Assistant CP Certificate N6

This management assistant CP course is the conclusion to your studies in our computer-focused diploma. The skills you’ll learn through this certificate will allow you to go out into the working world with confidence.

Requirements: N5
Code: N6099-02
duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N6
- Public Relations N5
- Information Processing N5 / Information Processing N6 (if Information Processing N5 has been passed)
- Computer Practice N5 / Computer Practice N6 (if Computer Practice N5 has been passed)

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Secretarial – Public Administration

Management Assistant Introduction Certificate
Requirements: No Matric(min grade 11)
Code: N3099-01
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Introductory Entrepreneurship N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4
- Introductory Communication N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4
Management Assistant PA Certificate N4

Want to get started in the world of public administration? Through this PA course, you’ll learn about important secretarial skills including information processing, communication and general office practices.

Requirements: Matric or Introduction Certificate
Code: N4099-01
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N4
- Communication N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N4 (if Introductory Information – Processing N4 has been passed)
- Public Administration N4

Management Assistant PA Certificate N5

This PA course will open the doors to more in-depth knowledge on the public administration field. The modules all expand on what you learnt in the first certificate and teach you new skills.

Requirements: N4
Code: N5099-01
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N5
- Communication N5
- Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N5 (if Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Public Administration N5

Management Assistant PA Certificate N6

This PA course is the final step in our N4-N6 aligned diploma programme. It’ll prepare you for a career in the public administration field, giving you a number of skills that are necessary to succeed in the workplace.

Requirements: N5
Code: N6099-01
Duration: 12 months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N6
- Public Relations N5
- Information Processing N5 / Information Processing N6 (if Information Processing N5 has been passed)
- Public Administration N6

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Secretarial – Medical Administration Assistant

Management Assistant (Medical) Introduction Certificate
Requirements: No matric (min grade 11)
Code: N3044-09
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Introductory Entrepreneurship N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4
- Introductory Communication N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4
Management Assistant (Medical) Certificate N4
Requirements: Matric or Introduction Certificate
Code: N4044-09
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N4
- Communication N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N4 (if Introductory Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Medical Practice N4

Management Assistant (Medical) Certificate N5
Requirements: N4
Code: N5044-09
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N5
- Communication N5
- Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N5 (if Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Medical Practice N5
Management Assistant (Medical) Certificate N6
Requirements: N5
Code: N6044-09
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N6
- Medical Practice N6
- Information Processing N5 / Information Processing N6 (if Information Processing N5 has been passed)
- Computer Practice N4

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Secretarial – Legal Assistant

Management Assistant (legal) Introduction Certificate
Requirements: No Matric(min grade 11)
Code: N3071-08
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Introductory Entrepreneurship N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4
- Introductory Communication N4
- Introductory Computer Practice N4
Management Assistant (legal) Certificate N4
Requirements: Matric or Introduction Certificate
Code: N4071-08
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N4
- Communication N4
- Introductory Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N4 (if Introductory Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Mercantile Law N4
Management Assistant (legal) Certificate N5
Requirements: N4
Code: N5071-08
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N5
- Communication N5
- Information Processing N4 / Information Processing N5 (if Information Processing N4 has been passed)
- Legal Practice N5
Management Assistant (legal) Certificate N6
Requirements: N5
Code: N6071-08
Duration: 12 Months
Subjects:
- Office Practice N6
- Legal Practice N6
- Information Processing N5 / Information Processing N6 (if Information Processing N5 has been passed beforehand)
- Mercantile Law N5