National Certificate: N6 Medical Secretary (SAQA ID 67002)

This course builds on what you learned in the previous levels, and further develops the skills you need to work as a medical secretary or medical office receptionist.

Studying this course may be a good option if:

  • You have already completed the N5-level course
  • You want to develop your medical office administration skills further
  • You want to work towards your National N6 Diploma
Course code:
EN6044-04
Accreditation status:
N6 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

SAQA ID: 67002

Course duration:
12 months
Course fee:
Click here to view the course fee. Please note: The course fee includes the examination fees.
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 National Certificate: 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 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.

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 – https://webapps.dhet.gov.za/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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