N6 Management Assistant

This is the last course in the programme which will prepare you for real-world experience. The N6 Management Assistant certificate along with 18 months of practical work experience are the final steps in receiving your National Diploma.

Course Summary

Course Name:
N6 Management Assistant
Certification Type:
Course Level:

N6 Management Assistant: National Certificate

The N6 Management Assistant course is the final course for becoming a Management Assistant. The N6 course introduces the foundation to apply these skills in the office. The knowledge that you’ve gained in the previous levels will also be expanded to prepare you for the real world.

N6 Management Assistant Course Information


National Certificate: N6 Management Assistant

Accredited by:

Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) – our accreditation is currently pending.

Award issued by:

Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) on behalf of QCTO

NQF level:

National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 06




4 – There are three internal assignments you can do at your own pace, and one exam set by the DHET.

Exam opportunities:
There are two exam opportunities.
May/June and October/November

Course duration:

12 months

Entrance criteria:

National Certificate: N5 Management Assistant


You will have the same subjects that you had in the N5 course. The N6 Management Assistant subjects include:

  • Communication N6
  • Office Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Computer Practice N6.


Upon completion, you will receive the National Certificate N6 Management Assistant. You need to gain 18 months of practical work experience in total to receive the National Diploma in Management Assistant.

What do you Need to Obtain the National Diploma?

You need to submit proof of the practical experience that you’ve gain. Once you have met all of the requirements, only then will you be awarded the National Diploma.

Gaining Practical Work Experience?

Sign up for free practical work services at iWIL, offered by the DHET. They will match your profile among companies offering the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Workplace-Based Learning (WBL) services.

Career Paths

This course opens up a broad set of skills that you will gain. You will be able to secretarial work, capture data, and manage administrative work in the office. You can land one of the following jobs:

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

Register Today

Start your N6 Management Assistant course today. Contact us on our toll-free number 0800 39 00 27, and one of our friendly consultants will assist you. You can also complete the form on the right-hand side for a callback.

Last Updated: March 19, 2020