ICB OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

PROGRAMME

Foundation Level

National Certificate: Office Administration

Intermediate Level

Higher Certificate: Office Administration

Advanced Level

Diploma: Office Administration Course

ICB Office Administration

The entrance criteria for this programme is Grade 10

Office Administrators handle various aspects of an office. However, they are generally in charge of the management of all things in an office. They also help collagues with their work, ensuring that everyone is able to complete their tasks effectively and meeting deadlines. Our ICB Office Administartion course will teach you valuable skills to ensure that you turn your office into a productive space.

Colleges where you can study ICB Business Management

Skills Academy                   Home Study College                  TWP Academy

Foundation Level

 

National Certificate: Office Administration NQF L5

Duration: 24 months

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.

If you don’t have matric then start by studying the following programmes:

Upon completion of one of these programmes, the ICB will accept you onto the Office Administration Programme course.

  • 16 years of age- is the required age
  • You don’t need any prior accounting knowledge

Subjects:

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Business and Office Administration 1 

3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

4. Business Literacy

5. Marketing Management and Public Relations

6. Business Law and Administrative Practice

7. Cost and Management Accounting

What your job title can be?

Junior Office Administrator, Office Administrator, etc.

What you will be able to do?

 Helping to manage the admin staff. Delegating work to colleagues. Setting up meetings. 

 

 

Intermediate Level

Higher Certificate: Office Administration NQF L5

Duration: 28 months

Requirements:

Certificate: Office Administration

Subjects:

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Business and Office Administration 1

3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

4. Business Literacy

5. Marketing Management and Public Relations

6. Business Law and Administrative Practice

7. Cost and Management Accounting

Plus

8. Business and Office Administration 2

9. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

10. Economics

What your job title can be?

Junior Office Administrator, Office Administrator, etc.

What you will be able to do?

Helping to manage the admin staff. Delegating work to colleagues. Setting up meetings. Drawing up agendas for meetings. Making travel arrangements. Answering the phones and emails. 

Advanced Level

ICB Diploma: Office Administration (Certified Office Manager) NQF L5 and L6

Duration: 36 months

Requirements:

Higher Certificate: Office Administration, which consists of the previous 9 subjects.

Subjects:

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Business and Office Administration 1

3. Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

4. Business Literacy

5. Marketing Management and Public Relations

6. Business Law and Administrative Practice

7. Cost and Management Accounting

Plus

8. Business and Office Administration 2

9. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

10. Economics

And 

11. Business and Office Administration 3

12. Financial Statements

13. Management

What your job title can be?

Junior Office Administrator, Office Administrator, etc.

What you will be able to do?

Helping to manage the admin staff. Delegating work to colleagues. Setting up meetings. Drawing up agendas for meetings. Making travel arrangements. Answering the phones and emails. Helping to create a filing system. Regularly updating records. Managing office supplies. Writing reports. Helping other employees. Doing filing.

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) offers five different business-focused ICB coursesEach of these programmes consists of several courses that you will study to give you all the skills you need. Study Office Administration through distance learning and learn all the skills needed to boost your career.

The ICB Office Administration programme consists of three courses. Each of these courses add on to the course before it to give you a well rounded and complete set of skills.

The first course you will study is the ICB National Certificate. In this 12-month long course, you will study six subjects namely, Business and Office Administration 1, Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, Business Literacy, Marketing Management and Public Relations, Business Law and Administrative Practice, and Cost and Management Accounting.

The second course is the ICB Higher Certificate. This course takes nine months to complete. You will study the same subjects as before with the addition of three new subjects namely Business and Office Administration 2, Human Resources Management and Labour Relations, Economics.

The final course, the ICB Diploma, will also take you nine months to complete. You will study the previous nine subjects as well as Business and Office Administration 3, Financial Statements, and Management. Skills Academy also offers a wide range of National Diploma courses you can study with us.

To study the next courses you will need to have finished the previous course before you can study the next one.

The ICB courses are accredited, and therefore nationally and internationally recognized which makes them very useful. Having studied these courses will help to make you much more employable.

If you want to register for one of these courses you can call Skills Academy toll-free on 0800 39 00 27. Our consultants will be able to help you through every step of the process and answer any questions you will need.

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Last Updated: April 2, 2020