Course Summary

Course Name:

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N6, NQF5

Duration:

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course is the final theoretical course taken in your NATED Management Assistant course studies. In this course, you will complete the knowledge and skills you have learnt in your previous Management Assistant N4 and N5 National Certificate courses.


Course Information:

Course NameManagement Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate
AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
Examinations

Office Practice N6 Internal Exam
Office Practice N6 External Exam

Information Processing N6 Internal Exam
Information Processing N6 External Exam

Public Relations N5 Internal Exam
Public Relations N5 External Exam

Computer Practice N6 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N6 External Exam

Award TypeNational Certificate: N6 Management Assistant
Award Issued ByThe Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID67001
NQF Level05
Course Duration6 to 12 months
Entry RequirementNational Certificate: N5 Management Assistant

Subjects For Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate

You will cover the following subjects during your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course:

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


What Will I Learn?

During your Management Assistant N6 course, you will learn about the Public Relations within an organisation, while also expanding your knowledge on topics such as:

  • Communication
  • Office Practice
  • Information Processing
  • Computer Practice


Career Opportunities:

After successfully obtaining your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate, you will be qualified to pursue a variety of different careers in Management Assistant, including:

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


Salary Expectations

Your salary expectations will differ depending on your chosen professional career. The following are some expected salaries for careers in Management Assistance:


Role And Responsibilities

For the various career paths in Management Assistance, the roles and responsibilities you will be expected to handle and complete include the following:

  • Recruiting, training, and supervising employees
  • Creating a collaboration between customers and employees
  • Creating and revising documents
  • Setting-up and preparing meetings
  • Greeting and assisting visitors as needed
  • Making travel preparations and keeping track of appointments
  • Preparing, compiling, and recording data
  • Answering phone calls and dealing with mail
  • Typing documents and materials for the company, such as reports and policies

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

To start the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course, you will need to have a Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate. Only after completing your Management Assistant N5 course, and gaining an N5 National Certificate, will you be able to register for the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate.

After successfully gaining your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate, you will then have the option of furthering your qualification, by completing the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course, and gaining a National Diploma.


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

Management Assistant Journey Infograph

After receiving your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate, you will graduate from your course studies, and can begin a professional career in Management Assistance, with positions such as a Management Assistant or a Personal Assistant.

While working, you will have the option of furthering your Management Assistant qualification, by registering for the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course, where you will be able to gain a National Diploma in Management Assistant.

Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate Curriculum

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate curriculum requires you to study four subjects during the course of the year. For each subject, you will need to complete two assessments and write two examinations.


Assessments To Be Completed In Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate

During your Management Assistant N6 course, you will be required to complete the following assessments:

  • Office Practice N6 Assessment 1
  • Office Practice N6 Assessment 2
  • Information Processing N6 Assessment 1
  • Information Processing N6 Assessment 2
  • Public Relations N5 Assessment 1
  • Public Relations N5 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N6 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N6 Assessment 2


Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate Exams

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course examinations will consist of one internal examination and one external examination, for every subject studied.

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

To study for a Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate, you have to register for the Management Assistant N6 course using your Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate.

While studying, you will be required to:

  • Complete all Management Assistant N6 assessments
  • Write and pass all Management Assistant N6 examinations


After successfully completing all assessments, and passing all examinations, you will receive your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate.


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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The N6 Management Assistant course is the final course you will take in your NATED Management Assistant studies, and will be required in order for you to pursue a Management Assistant National Diploma qualification.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course will take 6 to 12 months to complete.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course has a total of 60 credits.

To qualify for the N6 Management Assistant National Certificate course, you will need to have a Management Assistant: NATED N5 National Certificate.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate is an NQF level 05.

Considering the many different career paths you will be able to pursue once you have your Management Assistant: NATED qualification, there is sure to be the perfect career to suit your own unique set of skills and knowledge. Having the option to choose from such a wide variety of careers is one of the most appealing aspects of studying Management Assistance.

After you have completed your three theoretical certificate courses for Management Assistance, you can continue to complete 18 months of practical training at an appropriate company, which you will be placed in using the iWill Placement Services of the Department of Higher Education and Training. Upon completion of these 18 months, you will be awarded your Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma.

No, there is no relation between the entry requirements for university and the N6 National Certificate. Universities do not accept this certificate for applications.

Some general duties of a Management Assistant include:

  • Collecting and compiling data
  • Conducting research
  • Preparing reports
  • Coordinating management projects
  • Act as a resource of organisational procedures, practices and policies

Yes, all NATED courses and qualifications are accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupation (QCTO). This means that their courses and qualifications meet the international educational standards.

Yes – all NATED courses are recognised internationally. Their courses and qualifications meet all of the international standards for education.

You will cover the following subjects during your last theoretical Management Assistant course:

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

You can follow these career paths with a Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate:

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

The NATED programme’s highest course is the N6 National Diploma which can be completed after the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate. The NATED National Diploma is on an NQF level 06.

Yes, the NATED Management Assistant course is a Distance Learning course. This means that the course is offered online and there are no physical classes.

The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) acts as the main accreditation body for NATED qualifications.

The DHET and QCTO will issue your NATED qualification.

Yes, the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate has the following SAQA ID number: 67001.

Some good skills for a Management Assistant include:

  • Good communication
  • Being organised
  • Good understanding of computer systems
  • Quality customer service
  • Leadership
  • Time management

Once you have your Management Assistant qualification, your career will be centered around working in an office or performing administrative duties.

No you cannot. A Matric Certificate is one of this course’s entry requirements.

The N6 Management Assistant course has a total of 60 course credits.

To find out the current tuition and registration fees for the N6 Management Assistant course, contact our course specialists.

Yes, you can do the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma after completing the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course.

Yes, after completing the N6 Management Assistant course you will graduate from your course studies, and can pursue careers as a Management Assistant.

With an N6 Management Assistant National Certificate, you can start your professional journey as an assistant, by applying for Management Assistant jobs. While working, you will also have the option of register for and completing the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Diploma course.

Yes, you can become a manager with a Management Assistant qualification. The Management Assistant course will provide you with all the relevant skills in managing and assisting within a business. With enough training and experience, you will be qualified to become a manager.

The Management Assistant programme consists of the following courses:

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

During your N6 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 programme consists of a total of 3 study courses, in which you will cover a total of 12 subjects.

After you N6 Management Assistant course, you will need to apply for jobs as a management assistant, and start your professional career in a working environment. While working, you will have the option of completing your Management Assistant National Diploma qualification.

No, it is not. The Management Assistant N6 National Certificate is at NQF Level 5.

Upon completion of your Management Assistant N6 National Certificate, you will need to apply for the N6 National Diploma. Once you have completed your N6 National Diploma, you will need to submit your Logbook. Only after your logbook has been reviewed, will you be awarded your Management Assistant National Diploma qualification.

Your salary depends on your responsibilities and who you work for. For example, a Personal Assistant earns R18 161 and an Administration Assistant earns R16 000.

If you are interested in assisting a manager in managing a team then the Management Assistant course will be perfect for you.

You will be required to complete the following Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate assessments:

  • Office Practice N6 Assessment 1&2
  • Information Processing N6 Assessment 1&2
  • Public Relations N5 Assessment 1&2
  • Computer Practice N6 Assessment 1&2

You will have to complete one internal exam and one external exam for each subject covered during the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course. A minimum pass mark of 50% is required to pass the external exams.

The Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course is 6 – 12 months long.

A Management Assistant earns approximately R17 263 per month in South Africa.

The following subjects will be covered in the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate course:

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

Once you complete the Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course, you will complete 18 months of work based training in a relevant working environment.

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

  • Management Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Secretary

The highest paying job you can pursue with a Management Assistant qualification is a an Executive Assistant. Your salary will depend on your experience and the company you work for.

To become a Management Assistant, you need to:

  • Obtain a qualification in management assistant
  • Do an internship or learnership to obtain experience and strengthen your CV so you can advance in your career

Once you have completed the Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course you will be able to complete the Management Assistant N6 National Diploma course or you can apply for an entry-level job position.

The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) accredits all the Management Assistant courses.

The Management Assistant N6 National Certificate is NQF level 5.

The Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course SAQA ID is 67001.

Once you have successfully completed the Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course, you can continue your studies and apply for the Management Assistant N6 National Diploma course. You could also pursue the following careers:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Management Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Receptionist

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) issues the Management Assistant: NATED N6 National Certificate award.

No, all you are going to need is a Management N5 National Certificate to qualify for the Management Assistant N6 National Certificate course.

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