ICB Diploma: Office Administration (Certified Office Manager)

Office Administration (Certified Office Manager) Course Information:

College: Skills Academy
Course: Diploma: Office Administration (Certified Office Manager)
School: Business School
Programme Type: Partner Programme
Partner Institute: ICB – The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
Award Type: Diploma and a Programme Completion Certificate
Award Issued by: FASSET will issue your National Qualification, and, the ICB will issue you a Programme Completion Certificate.
Accredited by QCTO & ICB
SAQA ID 35958
NQF Level Level 5 and 6
Course Duration: 36 months
Entrance Criteria:

Higher Certificate: Office Administration, which consists of the previous 9 subjects.


Why should I study Office Administration (Certified Office Manager)?

A Certified Office Manager is primarily responsible for, among other functions:

  • The Senior Office Manager function,
  • The Senior Public Relations Officer function,
  • The Senior Office Administrator function,
  • All the skills and knowledge of the Senior Office Administrator,
  • Advanced knowledge of office administration techniques,
  • Financial accounting and reporting skills,
  • Management techniques.


How will this course be structured?

In order to complete the ICB Diploma: Office Administration (Certified Office Manager), students will have to complete all the modules from National Certificate: Office Administration (Junior Office Admin), students must complete all of the following Subjects:

  1. Introduction to Business English
  2. Business and Office Administration 1
  3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  4. Business Literacy
  5. Marketing Management and Public Relations
  6. Business Law and Administrative Practice
  7. Cost and Management Accounting

Plus these Modules from, Higher Certificate: Office Administration (Senior Office Admin):

     8. Business and Office Administration 2
     9. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
     10. Economics

Plus these Modules from this qualification, Diploma: Office Administration:

     11. Business and Office Administration 3
     12. Financial Statements
     13. Management


How will I be assessed?

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise of formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment(final exam). PoE assessment comprises formative/interim assessment of activities(assignments) and evaluations (tests) that count 30% towards the total mark. Summative Assessment (final exam) contributes to the remaining 70% of your marks. The PoE is basically a file containing all the evidence necessary for a learner to be declared competent against the relevant outcomes.
You will be awarded a Diploma: Office Administration by FASSET upon successful completion of your POE and your exams.


How long is the course?

36 months


What certificate will I get?

You will be awarded a Diploma: Office Administration (Certified Office Manager) from FASSET. You will be given a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB. As Skills Academy values education and cares about our students, your completion award will be sent to you via courier so that you receive it as soon as possible and without any delays. Below is an example of what your ICB Certificate will look like.

icb certificate

When can I start?

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