National Certificate: N4 Management Assistant (Entrepreneur and Business Management) (SAQA ID 66876)

This course gives you a solid foundation in administration, and introduces you to aspects of entrepreneurship and business management. It further equips you with the essential skills you need to manage an office environment and to process information.

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You want to work towards a career as an office manager or executive assistant
  • You want to learn more about the business environment
  • You want to earn a national qualification
Course code:
Accreditation status:
N4 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
SAQA ID: 66876
Course duration:
12 months
Course fee:
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Please note: The course fee includes the examination fees.
Entry requirements:
Subjects covered:
  • Office Practice N4
  • Communication N4
  • Information Processing N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
Assessment and award:
Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a National Qualification: N4 Management Assistant from the DHET.

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.

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