Course Summary

Course Name:

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N6, NQF6

Duration:

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course is a practical training course that is taken after you have completed all of your N4 – N6 Management Assistant theoretical courses. 

This course focuses on implementing all the knowledge and skills you have gained while studying, in the workplace.


Course Information:

Course NameManagement Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
ExaminationsThere will be no written examinations as the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma is a practical training course. During this course, you will be put in the workforce, and will work on tasks that correlate to your National N Diploma: Management Assistant: Logbook
Award TypeNational Diploma: N6 Management Assistant
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
SAQA ID67033
NQF Level06
Course Duration18 months
Entry RequirementNational Certificate: N6 Management Assistant

Subjects For Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma

Subjects you will cover in your journey towards a Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma include:

Completion of all Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate subjects:

  • Communication N4
  • Office Practice N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Computer Practice N4


Completion of all
Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate subjects:

  • Communication N5
  • Office Practice N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Computer Practice N5


Completion of all
Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate subjects:

  • Office Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Public Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N6


During your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course, you will only be required to complete practical training. All study subjects will be covered in your
N4 – N6 National Certificate courses.


What Will I Learn?

During your Management Assistant studies, you will gain the required knowledge and skills needed to pursue various careers in Management Assistance. You will learn about:

  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Public Relations
  • Information Processing
  • Computer Practice


Career Opportunities:

After completing the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course, you will be able to pursue a host of careers in Management Assistance, such as:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Data Capturer


Salary Expectations

Depending on your chosen field of work, your expected salary will vary. The following are some predicted salaries for careers in Management Assistance:


Role And Responsibilities

For each of the various Management Assistant careers, you will be assigned duties to complete. The roles and responsibilities that will make up the various career paths you mighty take, include:

  • Employee recruitment, training, and supervision
  • Providing the link between customers and staff
  • Document creation and revision
  • Organising and preparing meetings
  • As needed, greeting and assisting visitors
  • Preparing for trips and keeping track of appointments
  • Data preparation, compilation, and recording
  • Answering phone calls and dealing with mail
  • Typing company documents and resources, such as reports and policies

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

Your Management Assistant qualification will be completed with the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course. To register for the National Diploma course, you will need to have completed and gained your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate.

After successfully obtaining your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma, you will have finalised your Management Assistant qualification, and will have everything you need for a successful career in Management Assistance.


What Are My Options After Receiving A Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma?

After receiving your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma, you will be equipped to enhance your career as a Management Assistant professional, by working in a variety of Management Assistance settings, such as:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Data Capturer
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Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma Curriculum

Your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma curriculum consists of:

  • Exit level outcomes
  • Associated assessment criteria
  • Range
  • Integrated assessment
  • International comparability


You will be assessed and evaluated using your
National N Diploma: Management Assistant: Logbook.

18-Month Practical Training

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course is a hands-on training programme. During this course, you will be asked to perform work-related tasks. These tasks will take place in a working environment, and all tasks performed will be detailed in your National N Diploma: Management Assistant: Logbook.

The tasks you will manage and perform will be handled over an 18-month period. You can complete your 18-month training by working in a relevant job sector or participating in internship programmes. 

Once the 18-month training period is over, you will receive your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma.


Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma Logbook

The National N Diploma: Management Assistant: Logbook will serve as your curriculum during your 18-months of training. The Logbook will contain all the tasks you will need to complete. 

Using your Logbook, your relevant job experience will be noted, which will be used as proof in your National Diploma application. Some of the tasks that make up your National N Diploma: Management Assistant: Logbook include:

  • Meeting preparation
  • Arrange venue and catering
  • Make travel, car hire and accommodation arrangements
  • Assemble and distribute documentation for meeting or event
  • Conduct a meeting
  • Coordinate and support office services
  • Manage the office layout and work routine to facilitate a ‘paperless’ office

Why Choose To Study With Bellview Institute Of Distance Learning?

Choosing to study with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning will provide you with many benefits that are aimed at ensuring that your time studying goes as smoothly and efficiently as possible. View our benefits.

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You can join our Management Assistant Facebook Group if you are interested in learning more about the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course, and would like to interact with our staff, and fellow students.

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Application Process

Registration at Bellview Institute of Distance Learning is open all year. You can submit your application via the following methods:


Call or WhatsApp: 065 656 9818
Landline Number: 021 838 8280


How Do I Study For A Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma?

To begin your NATED Management Assistant course studies, you are required to have either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate. Then, using your Matric Certificate, you can work towards a National Diploma by:


When Can I Start Studying Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma?

You can start the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course at any time, provided you have all the necessary documents, and meet all course entry requirements. Apply now.

Frequently Asked Questions

To gain a Management Assistant National Diploma, you will need to have a:

  • Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate
  • Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate
  • Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate

The Management Assistant National Diploma course has a total of 180 credits.

The Management Assistant National Diploma is on a NQF level 06.

You will not be able to get your Management Assistant National Diploma without having a Matric Certificate. To start the NATED Management Assistant course, you are required to have either an Amended Senior Certificate or a National Senior Certificate.

The Department of Higher Education and Training awards the N6 National Diploma on behalf of the QCTO.

Yes, the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma has the following SAQA ID number: 67033.

NATED Qualifications are accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

One of the most important skills for an Assistant Manager to have is good communication. You must be able to demonstrate leadership, keep employees informed, and resolve issues in the department.

No, the N4 qualification is on an NQF level 05.

The entry requirements to study a Management Assistant NATED N6 National Diploma course is a Management Assistant NATED N6 National Certificate.

An N6 diploma is a step below a degree. Depending on whether you meet the rest of the requirements set by the university for the course you wish to apply to, you may be able to qualify for a degree with an N6 diploma.

After completing all theoretical course studies, as well as the practical training, it will take a grand total of 54 months to get your National Diploma.

No, you cannot study Management Assistant without a Matric Certificate. Matric is the minimum requirement to start the Management Assistant course.

During your Management Assistant National Diploma course, you will complete practical tasks for a period of 18-months, in accordance with the Management Assistant: Logbook.

You can contact one of Bellview’s course specialists to find out more about the cost of studying the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma.

The Management Assistant National Diploma course has a total of 180 credits.

The Management Assistant National Diploma course will take place in the working environment. To complete this course, you have to be employed within a relevant sector in Management Assistance.

The Management Assistant course equips you with the relevant qualifications needed to successfully assist managers at all level. Throughout your course, you will gain skills and knowledge on all things pertaining to management assistance, and will enter the workforce with the necessary skills to succeed.

It will take about 3 years to complete your Management Assistant studies.

A Management Assistant earns about R16 000 per month, in South Africa.

With a Management Assistant National N Diploma qualification, you will be able to pursue careers such as:

  • Office Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant

Management Assistants handle management projects and advanced administrative duties. As a Management Assistant, you will assist in:

  • Collecting data and conducting research
  • Compiling files
  • Ensure procedures and company policies are upheld
  • Cooperate with staff members, as well as members outside the department
  • Perform as a team leader

If you have obtained the Management Assistant N6 National Diploma, you can explore a number of career paths which include:

  • Management Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Personal Assistant


Alternatively, you can further your studies by applying for another NATED courses.

The Management Assistant N6 National Diploma is a practical training course. During this course, you will have to use the skills and knowledge you have gained in the N4 – N6 National Certificate courses to complete certain tasks.

The jobs you can do with your Management Assistant Diploma are:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Data Capturer

If you choose to do the Management Assistant course full-time then it will take 36 months to complete. If you choose to do the course part-time then it will take you 54 month to complete.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma is a practical training course that has no examinations. Instead, you will have to complete practical work experience at a related working environment.

Yes, you will need to complete the N4-N6 theory-based courses in your NATED study stream before you can get your N6 Diploma. Each course builds upon the knowledge gained during the previous course, so you will need to start with N4 and work your way up to your Diploma course.

No, in this course you will be completing work based training. This is designed to prepare you for the work environment.

These are the jobs you can pursue with a Management Assistant National Diploma:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Data Capturer

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course is 18 months long.

A Management Assistant could earn up to R 16 000 per month, depending on their experience, and their job description.

Here are some skills you should have as a Management Assistant:

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Tech-savvy
  • Organisational skills
  • Time Management skills

The Management Assistant N6 National Diploma course is a practical course.  You will receive a logbook with a list of tasks to accomplish over the course of your 18-month-long work based training. Once you complete your work based training, we will send your logbook to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for review. Once they have reviewed your logbook, they will award you your Management Assistant National Diploma.

Among the duties of a management assistant are the following:

  • Managing daily schedules for their manager
  • Document creation and editing
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Answering phones
  • Arranging and booking events or training

The Management Assistant N6 National Diploma course is a practical course. The focus is to provide you with practical experience, therefore there are no subjects during the course. You will be completing 18 months of work-based training where you are expected to apply everything you learnt in the real world.

The Management Assistant N6 National Diploma is an NQF level 6 qualification.

The Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course SAQA ID is 67033.

The logbook basically serves as your final assessment before being awarded the Management Assistant National Diploma. The tasks in the logbook will cover everything you learnt in the Management Assistant: NATED N4 – N6 National Certificate courses.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course is 18 months long.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma will be issued by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

This is a practical course which means you will not be completing any exam subjects.

Author: Ashley Roskruge
Editor: Connor Bergsma
Date Published: June 2, 2022