National N Diploma: Management Assistant

Qualification: NatNDipMgtAss (DHET)
N4 – N6

Management Assistant

Being a Management Assistant presents one with a wide range of career opportunities. It involves providing assistance and support to senior staff members, and includes a wide range of office administration duties, communication, organisation and information processing. You will be equipped to play a valuable part in the efficient management of any office environment.

Career Fields

Once you have completed Management Assistant N6, you will be equipped to apply for the following Career Positions:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Executive Secretary
  • Data Capturer
Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification.


Minimum 18 months Plus 18 months in service training.

  • Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
  • All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a:

  • National Certificate at each level N4, N5, N6
  • National N Diploma in Management Assistant (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)

Entry Requirements:

A National Senior Certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3), or an equivalent qualification.


6 Months per certificate x3 Modules: N4 – N6: Information Processing, Office Practice, Communication, Entrepreneurship & Business Management & Business Management

Career Options:

Management Assistant, Telephonist, receptionist, Secretary, Personal Assistant, General Office Clerk, Typist, Audio Typist


Registration Fees(Once-Off) Total Fees Deposit Monthly Instalment x11 Duration
R500.00 R18, 200.00 R1, 500.00 R900.00 1 Year 6 Months (N4, N5 & N6)