FET Certificate: Business Administration Services

  • SAQA ID 61595 NQF L4 worth 140 Credits.
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • This course is accredited by the Services Seta.

Purpose of Qualification: This qualification is for any individual who is, or wishes to be, involved in the Administration function within any industry, or non-commercial venture or organisation. It is also the building block to advance the learner into the National certificate in Business Administration Services at NQF: Level 5. Admission requirements: NQF level 3 (English, Mathematical Literacy & Computer Literacy). Minimum completion time: 1½ years. Assessment of programme: Assessment is conducted as both Formative Assessment & Summative Assessment. The Formative Assessment is covered as Continuous Assessment Test and compilation of a Portfolio of evidence by the learner. The Summative Assessment takes place as a National Summative exam for all Semesters. It is compulsory for all learners to complete the PoE’s for completion of the programme.

Career Opportunities

All candidates wishing to have a career in administration as a personal assistant, office administrator, secretary, receptionist, legal secretary will find this qualification your stepping stone into a career.

The Core Component of the Qualification offers the learner knowledge and skills in the Management of Records, Comprehension of written and verbal texts, Business Writing, Problem Solving, Ethics, Cultural Awareness, Self-Management and Self Development, Project Teamwork and Business Policies and Procedures.

The FETC in Business Administration Services: NQF Level 4 is designed to meet the needs of those learners both employed or unemployed, who are already involved or wish to become involved in the field of Administration. Administration is an essential field of learning as Administration competencies apply to all industries and to many non-commercial venture.

The FETC in Business Administration Services at NQF Level 4 allows the learner to work towards a nationally recognised Qualification. The Qualification will allow both those in formal education and those already employed in organisations in the Administration field of learning in any business sector access to a Qualification that can be used as a benchmark to gauge their competence against local and international standards.

Qualifying learners could follow a career in:

Secretarial services, Reception services, Switchboard operations, Financial administration, Banking administration, Personal/executive assistant services, Technical assistance, Typing & Data capturing, Systems administration, Human Resources administration, Basic Contracts administration etc.

Career Focus This qualification can lead to the following career opportunities: Executive Secretary, Secretary, Receptionist, Switchboard Operator, Financial Administrator Personal/Executive Assistant, Technical Assistant, Typist, Human Resources, Administrator Receptionist Supervisor, Data Capturer.

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