Diploma Office Administration NQF Level 6

Start Date: 7 May 2024

Payment option : Once-off payment

Full course fee: R38 100.00

Payment option : Debit order

Application fee: R10,300.00

Monthly fee: R2 709.00 per month, eleven instalments.

Lecturer: Charmaine Nadasan

This Diploma: Office Administration is accredited by the ICB and provides an opportunity for the learner to acquire a range of administrative skills crucial to the successful functioning of any organisation.

About this Course

This Diploma: Office Administration is accredited by the ICB. SAQA ID: 35958. This qualification is perfect for those of you who want to learn a little bookkeeping, and a lot of all-round office knowledge. By learning about all the elements that contribute to a smooth-running office, you’ll be able to help out in just about any department.

Job Opportunities

  • Junior Office Administrator
  • Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Marketing Administrator
  • Senior Office Administrator
  • Secretary
  • General Office Manager
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Labour Relations Administrator
  • Office Manager
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Administrative Manager


The qualification is delivered through the SA Accounting Academy online learning platform. It is divided into parts that are easily digestible. In this way you can maintain a work-life balance whilst studying and improving your professional skills.

Is this for you?

This qualification aims to equip you with knowledge and practical skills you need to be an indispensable all-rounder. This is a great choice if you believe in the huge benefits of running any company in an organised way. The knowledge you gain in each successive qualification builds on the last, allowing you to take on key functions and increased responsibility in your workplace.


Charmaine Nadasan

Charmaine Nadasan has been working in the Training field since 2012. She is the holder of a B. Com (Unisa), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Unisa), and Advanced Credit Diploma (Institute of Bankers SA) . Charmaine is a seasoned Facilitator and is registered as an Assessor and Moderator for the Generic Management qualification as well as various other unit standards. In addition she has 10 years banking experience and has been a franchisee for two popular franchise businesses where she managed the daily operations of these businesses.

Prerequisites / Admission Requirements

This qualification is set at Level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework. Entrance requirements include a Senior Certificate or higher, or any combination of competencies obtained equivalent to an NQF Level 5 qualification. Individuals who have a degree in business or commerce or another related field may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to be granted credits for the modules.


This qualification is accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).


All formative and summative assessments are conducted online. Candidates must achieve all mandatory competencies of the qualification. To achieve the qualification, learners must be declared competent in all summative assessments conducted by ICB.

Assessment and Certification

Successful completion (i.e. competence in all modules) of this qualification will lead learners to be awarded the Diploma: Office Administration (NQF Level 6) by the ICB.


In order to earn the qualification, the candidate must pass all examinations administered by the ICB. SAAA will prepare students to succeed in these examinations. A certificate is awarded for successful completion of each level:

  • Foundation Level. Certificate: Office Administration, NQF L5, SAQA ID: 23618
  • Intermediate Level. Higher Certificate: Office Administration, NQF L5, SAQA ID: 23619
  • Advanced level. Diploma: Office Administration, NQF L6, SAQA ID: 35958

For more information on what will be covered in the curriculum please download the prospectus.

About SA Accounting Academy

The SA Accounting Academy is an accredited private QCTO, SAICA - AT(SA) and ICB qualifications provider. We are committed to providing our students with the highest quality training and support, to ensure that your skills and knowledge are up to date and ready to face the challenges of the modern workplace. Qualifications and courses delivered are designed to ensure that you reach your professional goals and advance your career. With our experienced faculty, staff, and resources, you can be confident that you will receive the highest quality of training.

SAAA is a Level 2 B-BBEE contributor, with 125% procurement recognition. Training spend on certain solutions can be allocated against the Skills Development element of the B-BBEE Scorecard through accredited and nonaccredited training or claimed through SETA grants. In addition, 25% of your Skills Expenditure can be claimed on non-accredited training or courses.

Course Fees

Invest in your future with our comprehensive qualification. Our fee is an all-inclusive investment in your future.

The course fee is R 38 100.00 and includes the following for you:

Educational Resources

  • Textbooks: Receive top-tier, up-to-date textbooks to support your learning.
  • Online Materials: Access a wealth of online resources, from e-books to webinars, enhancing your learning experience.
  • Live Sessions: Interact in real-time with experts, gaining insights and clarifications on complex topics. Missed a live session? No worries. Access recorded webinars anytime, anywhere.

Learning Support

  • Facilitation: Benefit from expert-led facilitation sessions that offer personalized guidance, addressing individual queries and ensuring a thorough understanding of the subject matter.
  • Formative Assessments: Reinforce your understanding with assessments on different topics.
  • Learner Forum: Engage in meaningful peer-to-peer interactions through our dedicated learner forum. Share insights, ask questions, and collaborate on projects to enhance your learning experience.
  • Continuous Support: Our dedicated team is always on standby to assist with any academic or administrative queries, ensuring a smooth learning process.

Exam Preparation and Scheduling

  • Exam Preparation: Gain a competitive edge with exam walkthroughs, offering strategies and tips for success.
  • Exam Information and Timetable: Stay organized and plan ahead with clear exam and study schedules.
  • Flexible Exam Dates: Schedule your exams around your personal and professional commitments, thanks to our flexible exam dates.
  • Examinations: The fee includes all examination costs with the ICB.

Onboarding and Enrollment

  • Onboarding Video: Kickstart your learning journey with an informative video that outlines the qualification structure, the ICB process, and what to expect.
  • ICB Admission Fees: The course fee also covers the ICB admission charges, offering a seamless enrollment process.

Flexibility and Convenience

  • Study Online: Complete your course and take your exams online, giving you the freedom to learn from anywhere.

Investing in this qualification means you receive a holistic educational package, eliminating any hidden costs or additional expenses. Secure your future in financial accounting with a one-time investment that caters to every aspect of your learning journey.


For supplementary assessments, an additional charge will apply for each module rewrite, and a maximum of 3 (three) supplementary assessments will be allowed.

Payment Methods

Debit / Credit Card or Instant EFT

You can pay directly on our website for an easy, secure, and instant transaction. During promotional periods, customers can take advantage of additional savings. This is the fastest and most efficient option, saving both time and money.

Debit Order

You can choose to pay a deposit and the rest off over a certain number of months via debit order. Your study materials are included within the deposit.

EFT / Bank Deposit

You can make a payment directly into our bank account using your Online Banking App, Online Banking services, or by visiting your local bank branch.

Your Company / Employer

It may be beneficial for your company to invest in training for its staff members. As there are financial and tax advantages for doing so, please speak with your employer or Training / HR manager about the possibility of paying for this training.

Third Party

If you have someone who is willing to pay for your studies, such as a parent or relative, they can either log in and pay on our website or they can pay via any of the payment options above on your behalf.

Payment Options

Option 1: Once off payment (application fee is included in this price)

  • R 38 100.00

Option 2: Pay per subject

  • R 2000.00 (upfront application fee *)
  • R 3175.00 (Price per subject **)

Option 3: Monthly Debit Order

  • R 10 300.00 (First Payment on Approval *)
  • R 2 709.00 (Monthly Debit Order for 11 Months (***)

* The application fee includes an annual ICB student fee of three years. If a learner does not complete all the subjects within 3 years (36 months) they will need to pay the annual ICB student fee again.

** The total cost for all the subjects in Option 2: Pay per subject will be R 40 100.00 excluding the application fee.

*** The total cost for option 3: Monthly Debit Order including the First Payment on Approval will be R 40 100.00.

Payment Terms


  • Minimum payments must be made via direct EFT or credit card before a qualification starts.
  • Full payment is required before the start date.
  • For debit order plans, the first payment is due on the start date.
  • Access to content will be denied if payment terms are not followed.


  • Written notice is required for cancellations.
  • Cancellation fees vary based on the timing of the cancellation relative to the start date:
    • No fee if cancelled more than two weeks prior.
    • 25% fee if cancelled less than two weeks prior.
    • 50% fee if cancelled within six weeks after the start.
    • Full fee if cancelled after six weeks of the start.
  • Non-refundable items include course application fees, textbooks, accessed modules, and certain annual fees.

General Terms

  • The application fee, if any, is non-refundable.
  • Continuous access to the content is dependent upon adherence to the payment terms and conditions.
  • Absence from exams without valid reasons results in full liability for exam fees.
  • Postponement of exams after registration incurs a fee.

Corporate Training Solutions

At the Accounting Academy, we recognize the evolving needs of businesses in today's dynamic environment. Beyond our standard webinar offerings, we provide tailored corporate training solutions designed to empower your team with the latest in accounting and professional skills. Whether you're looking for online sessions or face-to-face training, our programs are crafted to ensure a comprehensive and engaging learning experience.

Drawing inspiration from modern training methodologies, our corporate solutions are interactive, adaptable, and focused on real-world applications. We prioritize hands-on learning, ensuring your team can immediately apply their newfound knowledge in practical scenarios.

Interested in a bespoke corporate training experience? Reach out to us at [email protected] or call 010 593 0466. Together, let's design a training program that elevates your team's capabilities and aligns with your organizational goals.

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