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National Certificate: N6 Public Management


Enhance your public administration skills and advance towards a public administration and management career with the National Certificate: N6 Public Management. This course offers:

  • Building on existing public administration skills and introducing aspects of Public Law.
  • Preparation for a National N6 Diploma in public management requires completion of this course and 18 months of practical experience.

Studying this course is the right choice if:

  • You have completed the N5-level course.
  • You aspire to elevate your public management skills.
  • You aim to work towards a National N6 Diploma.
  • You have plans for higher education at the university level.

Register for this program to expand your knowledge and skills, unlocking rewarding public administration and management opportunities.


Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N6 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 67000
  • 60 Credits
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:


Subjects covered:
  • Public Administration N6
  • Municipal Administration N6
  • Public Law N6
  • Computer Practice N6
Assessment and award:

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievemente: N6 Public Management from the DHET. After students have completed this course, and submitted proof that they have gained 18 months of relevant practical experience, they will be awarded a National N6 Diploma (360 credits) from DHET. Please note: In order to qualify for a National Diploma, students must pass at least Introductory Computer Practice N4.

Additional information:

N courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, students will be admitted to write the national examination at an approved venue. Read our N4-N6 Exam letter for information on writing the exams.

Need assistance with gaining practical work experience?

While you are busy with your course, or after you have completed your studies, you can sign up for the DHET’s free placement service – iWIL – so that your profile can be matched with a suitable employer offering opportunities for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Workplace Based Learning (WBL) in your field of study.



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