Skip to content

Secretarial Courses

National Certificate: N5 Medical Secretary


Enhance your career prospects as a medical secretary or medical office receptionist with the National Certificate: N5 Medical Secretary course. This program builds upon previous knowledge and equips you with the necessary skills to excel in a medical office setting. Consider studying this course if you have completed the N4-level course and desire to:

  • Further develop your administrative skills, specifically in a medical office environment.
  • Meet the entry requirements for the N6-level course.
  • Prepare for future university-level education. Unlock new opportunities and pave the way for a successful career in medical administration with this comprehensive course.
Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N5 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 66957
  • 60 credits
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:


Subjects covered:
  • Office Practice N5
  • Communication N5
  • Information Processing N5
  • Medical Practice N5
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 Certificate of Achievement: N5 Medical Secretary 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.



Want More Info?

What Our Secretarial Students Say

Register Today & Change Your Life!

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.