Course Summary

Course Name:

Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N5, NQF5

Duration:

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course is the second theoretical course taken in the NATED Management Assistant programme. In this course, you will expand on the foundational knowledge and skills you will have learnt in your Management Assistant N4 course.


Course Information:

Course NameManagement Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Communication N5 Internal Exam
Communication N5 External Exam

Office Practice N5 Internal Exam
Office Practice N5 External Exam

Information Processing N5 Internal Exam
Information Processing N5 External Exam

Computer Practice N5 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N5 External Exam

Award TypeNational Certificate: N5 Management Assistant
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID66956
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry RequirementNational Certificate: N4 Management Assistant

Subjects For Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate

You will cover the following subjects during your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course:

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


What Will I Learn?

During your Management Assistant N5 course, you will learn and expand on topics such as:

  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing
  • Computer Practice


Career Opportunities:

After successfully completing the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course, you will be able to pursue a range of professional careers in Management Assistant, including:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Data Capturer
  • Office Administrator
  • Management Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary
  • Typist


Salary Expectations

Depending on your chosen professional career, your salary expectations will vary. Some predicted salary expectations for careers in Management Assistance are as follows:


Role And Responsibilities

Some tasks and responsibilities you will be expected to handle and perform when pursuing a career in Management Assistant include:

  • Employee recruitment, training, and supervision
  • Collaboration between customers and employees
  • Document creation and revision
  • Planning meetings
  • Greeting visitors and assisting them as needed
  • Keeping track of appointments and making travel arrangements
  • Preparation, compiling and capturing data into computer files
  • Answering the phone and handling correspondence
  • Typing company documents and materials, such as reports and policies

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

To start the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course, you will need to have a Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate

Only after completing your Management Assistant N4 course, and gaining an N4 National Certificate, will you be able to register for the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate.

After successfully gaining your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate, you will move on to the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate.


What Are My Options After Receiving A Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate?

Management Assistant Journey Infograph

After receiving your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate, you can further your studies, by registering for the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course. 

You can also start your professional career as a Management Assistant, by applying for positions such as an Office Administrator or Receptionist.

Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate Curriculum

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate curriculum includes four subjects that you must study during the year. You will be required to complete two assessments and write two examinations for each subject.


Assessments To Be Completed In Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate

During your Management Assistant N5 course, you will be required to complete the following assessments:

  • Communication N5 Assessment 1
  • Communication N5 Assessment 2
  • Office Practice N5 Assessment 1
  • Office Practice N5 Assessment 2
  • Information Processing N5 Assessment 1
  • Information Processing N5 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N5 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N5 Assessment 2


Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate Exams

Your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course will handle eight examinations during the course of the year. These examinations will consist of one internal and one external examination, for every subject taken.

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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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How Do I Study For A Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate?

To study for a Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate, you have to register for the Management Assistant N5 course using your Management Assistant: NATED N4 National Certificate.

While studying, you will be required to:

  • Complete all Management Assistant N5 assessments
  • Complete all Management Assistant N5 examinations


After successfully completing all assessments, and passing all examinations, you will receive your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate.


When Can I Start Studying Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate?

You can start the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course at any time, provided you have all the necessary documents, and meet all course entry requirements. Apply now.

Frequently Asked Questions

An N5 Management Assistant National Certificate is the second National Certificate you will receive in your NATED Management Assistant studies, and is crucial in your journey towards a Management Assistant National Diploma qualification.

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course will take 6 to 12 months to complete.

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 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 N5 National Certificate course, you will need to have either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate is an NQF level 05.

After you complete your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate you can join the workforce in a range of entry-level to certain management positions. Alternatively, you can continue studying, to complete your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate.

Management Assistants do the following tasks:

  • Collecting and compiling data
  • Conducting research
  • Preparing reports
  • Coordinating management projects
  • Administrative tasks

A Management Assistant N5 is a National Certificate on an NQF level 05.

Some qualities of a good Management Assistant include:

  • Organisational skills
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Being good at multi-tasking
  • Paying great attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Prioritising which tasks need to be completed first

Yes, the NATED Management Assistant programme is accredited. These courses are accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupation (QCTO) to ensure that they meet the international educational standards.

Yes, they are. All of the NATED courses and qualifications meet the international standards for education.

You can follow these career paths with a qualification in Management Assistant:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Data Capturer
  • Personal Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Receptionist
  • Typist

The subjects of the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course are:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Office Practice
  • Financial Accounting
  • Communication
  • Computer Practices
  • Information Processing
  • Municipal Administration
  • Public Administration

No, NATED qualifications have no correlation to university entry requirements.

Some good skills for a Management Assistant to have include:

  • Good communication
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Being organised
  • Adaptability

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO) will accredit your NATED qualification.

Yes, the Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate has the following SAQA ID number: 66956.

NATED awards are issued by the DHET and the QCTO.

No, you cannot start your Management Assistant Studies without a Matric Certificate, you will need a Matric or Matric Equivalent Certificate.

The entry requirements to study a Management Assistant NATED N5 National Certificate course is a Management Assistant NATED N4 National Certificate.

Yes you can. You will however only be able to apply for entry-level positions.

No, you cannot get a National Certificate with an N5 National Certificate. To get your National Diploma, you will need an N6 National Certificate.

To find out the current fees for the N5 Management Assistant course, contact our course specialists.

In order to do your Management Assistant Diploma course, you will first need to complete the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course.

With an N5 Management Assistant National Certificate, you can register for the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course, or apply for jobs in Management Assistance.

Yes, it is worth studying the Management Assistant N5 National Certificate course. Getting your N5 Management Assistant National Certificate will develop your abilities as an assistant, and will aid in your employment possibilities. Your N5 Management Assistant course is also an important step to take in getting your Management Assistant National Diploma qualification.

A Management Assistant is responsible for assisting managers in the workplace by making sure all company policies are upheld, and can also be tasked with hiring, training and overseeing employees.

Yes, Management Assistant is a good career. Studying Management Assistant will equip you with the skills necessary to assist managers in running an office environment. Your potential for employment will be high, and you will be able to earn a decent salary.

During your N5 Management Assistant course, you will complete two assessments, and write two examinations, for each of the subjects studied during your course year.

The Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate course is an excellent option to build on your previous management assistant knowledge, and expand your skills in the private and public sector of business. This course focuses on the theory behind office practices, information processing, and communication, to equip you with the needed skills an aid to managers should have.

To pass your Management Assistant course, you will need to prepare for all course assessments and examinations. You can do so by going through the study material we send you, and working together with our available study groups, which will allow you to interact with other fellow students.

After completing your Management Assistant N5 National Certificate, you can apply for the N6 National Certificate course which will bring you one step closer to being able to obtain your National Diploma.

The Management Assistant N5 National Certificate is the second theoretical course in the Management Assistant Diploma programme. It provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue professional careers in Management Assistance.

NATED is an acronym for National Accredited Technical Education Diploma.

These are the skills you will need to be a Management Assistant:

  • You will need to have the right attitude
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Be a hardworking
  • Be proactive
  • Tech savvy

Data Capturers are expected to:

  • Have an understanding of basic computer systems
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Have strong computer literacy
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Have good time management skills
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Be proficient in typing and proofreading

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