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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED QUALIFICATION: 

National Diploma: Business Studies: Management Assistant 
SAQA QUAL ID QUALIFICATION TITLE
22466  National Diploma: Business Studies: Management Assistant 
ORIGINATOR
Department of Education 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY NQF SUB-FRAMEWORK
QCTO - Quality Council for Trades and Occupations  OQSF - Occupational Qualifications Sub-framework 
QUALIFICATION TYPE FIELD SUBFIELD
Advanced Certificate  Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies  Generic Management 
ABET BAND MINIMUM CREDITS PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL QUAL CLASS
Undefined  240  Level 5  NQF Level 06  Regular-Provider-ELOAC 
REGISTRATION STATUS SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
Reregistered  SAQA 9900/00  2018-07-01  2023-06-30 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2023-06-30   2025-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This qualification is replaced by: 
Qual ID Qualification Title Pre-2009 NQF Level NQF Level Min Credits Replacement Status
101876  Occupational Certificate: Management Assistant  Not Applicable  NQF Level 05  316   

PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION 
To provide the learner with the required skills, knowledge and experience to:
  • Perform the tasks related to Management Assistant N6 at Level 5;
  • Participate in life-long learning;
  • Be successfully employed or self-employed;
  • Effectively take part in the in-service training. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • National Senior Certificate/FET Certificate Level 4
  • Grade 12
  • An equivalent qualification
  • N5 qualification relevant to the current field of study 

  • RECOGNISE PREVIOUS LEARNING? 

    QUALIFICATION RULES 
    The in-service trainee must fulfill all requirements to be issued the relevant credits. 

    EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES 
    Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

    A N6 level 5 graduate can identify, analyse, solve and manage individual and organisational activities.

    Specific Outcomes:

    A N6 level 5 Business Studies: Management Assistant graduate can:

    1. Efficiently apply learning from individual experience and theoretical fields in order to analyse and solve problems in a critical, creative and innovative manner.

    2. Demonstrate reflective competence by showing an understanding of performances, learn from actions and adapt to change.

    3. Successfully apply typing, communicative and organisational skills in practice. 

    ASSOCIATED ASSESSMENT CRITERIA 
    Assessment Criteria associated with Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:

    Solve problems by means of effective communication, managerial skills and effective use of modern technology.

    Assessment Criteria associated with Specific Outcomes:

    1. Relate learning from individual experience and theoretical fields in order to:
  • critically analyse problems;
  • solve complex problems creatively and innovatively.

    2. Solve problems by generating alternative solutions in a manner that displays complex conceptual understanding.

    Integrated assessment to ensure that the purpose on the qualification is achieved:
  • Assessment takes place on a continuous basis (through the 18 months) by the employer, by means of a final report in which all the required competencies of the graduate are confirmed.
  • Summative assessment is conducted through a National Examination. 

  • CRITERIA FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ASSESSORS 
    The employer, or members of staff, will be used as assessors (back-up) in a manner which acknowledges the quality management, according to the regulations regarding the issuing of National N6 Diplomas by the DoE. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this qualification was Reregistered in 2006; 2009; 2012; 2015. 

    NOTES 
    As per the SAQA decision to re-register all provider-based qualifications on the National Qualifications Framework that meet the criteria for re-registration, this qualification has been re-registered from 1 July 2018. N/A 

    LEARNING PROGRAMMES RECORDED AGAINST THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    When qualifications are replaced, some of their learning programmes are moved to being recorded against the replacement qualifications. If a learning programme appears to be missing from here, please check the replacement.
     
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    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS QUALIFICATION: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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