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National Certificate: N6 Medical Secretary


Take your career as a medical secretary or medical office receptionist to the next level with the National Certificate: N6 Medical Secretary course. This program focuses on refining your skills for success in the medical office environment. Studying this course is an excellent choice if you have completed the N5-level course and:

  • Seek to develop your medical office administration skills.
  • Aspire to work towards your National N6 Diploma.

Have plans to pursue university-level education in the future. Expand your expertise and unlock new opportunities in the dynamic medical administration field.

Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N6 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 67002
  • 60 credits
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:


Subjects covered:
  • Office Practice N6
  • Medical Practice N6
  • Information Processing N6
  • Computer Practice 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 Certificate of Achievement: N6 Medical Secretary 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 the DHET.

Please note: In order to qualify for a National Diploma, students must pass Information Processing N6.

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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