Course Summary

Course Name:

Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N4

Duration:

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate is the first theoretical course taken in the NATED Management Assistant programme. This course focuses on providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in Management Assistance.


Course Information:

Course NameManagement Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Communication N4 Internal Exam
Communication N4 External Exam

Office Practice N4 Internal Exam
Office Practice N4 External Exam

Information Processing N4 Internal Exam
Information Processing N4 External Exam

Computer Practice N4 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N4 External Exam

Award TypeNational Certificate: N4 Management Assistant
SAQA ID66876
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry Requirement

Matric Certificate:

Amended Senior Certificate
OR
National Senior Certificate

Subjects For Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate

You will cover the following subjects during your Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course:

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


What Will I Learn?

During your Management Assistant N4 course, you will learn about the basics of:

  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing
  • Computer Practice


Career Opportunities:

Once you have successfully completed the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course, you will be able to pursue a variety of career paths in Management Assistant, including:

  • Data Capturer
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Typist


Salary Expectations

For each career path, your salary expectations will vary. The predicted salary expectations for some careers in Management Assistant are as follows:


Role And Responsibilities

Your roles and responsibilities as a Management Assistant will vary depending on the career path you choose to follow. Some duties you will be expected to perform include:

  • Preparing, compiling and sorting data in computer files
  • Answering phone calls and dealing with correspondence
  • Organising and booking travel arrangements
  • Greeting and helping visitors with whatever necessary
  • Organising meetings
  • Typing documents and material for a company, such as reports and policies

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

You will start your NATED Management Assistant studies with the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course. To begin this course, you will need to have either your National Senior Certificate or Amended Senior Certificate

Only after you have successfully completed the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course, will you be eligible to register for the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate.


What Are My Options After Receiving A Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate?

After receiving your Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate, you can register for the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course, or apply for entry-level positions in the following Management Assistant positions:

  • Receptionist
  • Data Capturer
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Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate Curriculum

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate curriculum consists of four subjects you will need to study during the course of the year. Each subject will require you to complete two assessments and write two examinations.


Assessments To Be Completed In Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate

During your Management Assistant N4 course, you will be required to complete the following assessments:

  • Communication N4 Assessment 1
  • Communication N4 Assessment 2
  • Office Practice N4 Assessment 1
  • Office Practice N4 Assessment 2
  • Information Processing N4 Assessment 1
  • Information Processing N4 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 2


Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate Exams

You will write a total of eight examinations during the course of the year, in your Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course. For each subject, you will be required to write both an internal and an external examination.

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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:


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Landline Number: 021 838 8280


How Do I Study For A Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate?

To study for a Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate, you have to apply for the Management Assistant N4 course using either your National Senior Certificate or Amended Senior Certificate.

While studying, you will be required to:

  • Complete all Management Assistant N4 assessments
  • Complete all Management Assistant N4 examinations


After successfully completing all assessments, and passing all examinations, you will receive your Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate.


When Can I Start Studying Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate?

You can start the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course at any time, provided you have all the necessary documents, and meet all the course entry requirements. Click here to register.

Frequently Asked Questions

The N4 Management Assistant course is the first course you will take in your NATED Management Assistant studies, and will be the first course you are required to complete in order to get your Management Assistant National Diploma.

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course will take 6 to 12 months to complete.

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course has a total of 60 credits.

No, you cannot study Management Assistant without having a Matric Certificate. To start the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course, you will need to have either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate is an NQF level 05.

No, you cannot go to university with a NATED qualification. There is no correlation between the entry requirements for university and NATED qualifications.

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate is on an NQF level 05.

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) awards NATED qualifications on behalf of the QCTO.

Yes, the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate has the following SAQA ID number: 66876.

NATED qualifications are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

The NATED N4 National Certificate has 60 course credits.

No, you cannot. You will need a Matric or Matric Equivalent Certificate in order to study the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate.

NATED courses or National Accredited Technical Education Diploma courses are a group of courses developed by the Department of Higher Education and Training to provide students with both theoretical and practical learning opportunities which would help students learn skills that will enable them to be able to compete when looking for employment.

To get an N5 National Certificate, you first need to complete the N4 Management Assistant course. After completing the course succesfully, you then need to register for the N5 course on Bellview’s official website.

Contact our course specialists for more information on tuition and registration fees for the Management Assistant N4 National Certificate.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma is the highest award in the NATED programme and is on an NQF level 06.

With an N4 Management Assistant National Certificate, you can register for the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course, or apply for entry-level positions in Management Assistance.

To become a Management Assistant you will need to have a:

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

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate covers a total of four subjects.

A Management Assistant qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue typist, office administration, secretary, and assistant careers.

During your N4 Management Assistant course, you will complete two assessments, and write two examinations, for each of your courses subjects.

A Management Assistant earns about R16 400 per month in South Africa, with salary ranges from R8 000 (entry level) to R25 000.

Management Assistant is a good course if you see yourself being part of managing a team, or assisting managers in managing one. Management Assistants act as aid to managers, and have various responsibilities they will need to perform in their role.

The Management Assistant N4 National Certificate is not equivalent to any qualification. It is registered on NQF Level 5 but is not equivalent to any qualifications on the same level.

If you want to become a Management Assistant, you can register for our Management Assistant Diploma course.

If you study full-time you can finish it in 36 months. If you choose to do it part-time, you can finish it in 54 months.

A Management Assistant is responsible for directing and leading employees. They make sure that all the employees are following company policies.

During your Management Assistant N4 course, you will be required to complete the following assessments:

  • Communication N4 Assessment 1&2
  • Office Practice N4 Assessment 1&2
  • Information Processing N4 Assessment 1&2
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 1&2

 

You will need to complete one internal exam and one external exam for each subject covered during the Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course. You need to pass the external exams by at least 50%.

These are the subjects that will be covered in this course:

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

No, the minimum requirement for the Management Assistant course is a Matric certificate.

A Management Assistant earns approximately R17 000 to R20 000 per month.

A Management Assistant course is a qualification that will equip you with the skills and experience you need to be a great administrative asset as a Management Assistant. You will gain knowledge on the office environment and you will learn about the duties a Management Assistant is responsible for.

These are the skills you need to be great Management Assistant:

  • Be a great communicator
  • Organisational skills
  • Be hardworking
  • Have time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills

These are the entry-level jobs you can apply for with a Management Assistant N4 qualification:

  • Receptionist
  • Personal Assistant
  • Data Capturer
  • Junior Secretary

Yes. You can study a Management Assistant course with any Matric certificate including an Amended Senior Certificate or a National Senior Certificate.

The Management Assistant N4 National Certificate is an NQF level 5 qualification.

The Management Assistant N4 National Certificate SAQA ID is 66876.

The Management Assistant N4 National Certificate course could take you between 6 to 12 months to complete

This course will lay down the foundation and teach you everything you need to know about:

  • Office Practice
  • Communication
  • Information Processing
  • Computer Practice

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate course requirement is a Matric Certificate. Either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

The Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate is awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

No, the Management Assistant N4 National Certificate is not expensive. We also offer payment plans:

  • Advanced Payment
  • Split Payment
  • Unique Payment
  • Monthly Payment

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