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1 - 3 Years




Higher Certificate in Office Management

Cost and Management Accounting

Faculty of Commerce

SAQA ID 100806


Credits 120

This course will equip students with theoretical and practical insight into office management as well as the basic issues and requirements to be effective in a business environment.
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1 - 3 Years




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This programme is useful to people who work as supervisors in an office environment. The programme seeks to enhance the administrative abilities of students. Successful candidates will be in a position demonstrate the ability to plan and manage an implementation process effectively and efficiently within office administration. Students will gain theoretical and practical insight into office management as well as the basic issues and requirements to be effective in a business environment. Organisations require good administrative and management systems, as well as people who are competent enough to integrate the core company processes.

The Office Manager has a direct impact on the performance of other employees by providing a comfortable working environment that is conducive to good governance and service delivery. The programme has been structured in such a way as to allow successful students to perform more effectively.

Students require this qualification in order to increase their access to employment and promotion. The programme also promotes access to other Lyceum Programmes on NQF Level 6 and 7.

Career Options

Students could pursue a career as a/an:

  • Office Manager / Administrator
  • Event Co-ordinator
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Call Centre Manager

Admission Requirement

The minimum entry requirement is a National Senior Certificate or equivalent.

For full details on minimum requirements, contact the College.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) processes and Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) are articulation mechanisms. The institution reserves the right to conduct a formal assessment for purposes of CAT. An evaluation will be conducted to recognise prior learning. This evaluation may or may not be based on a form of formal assessment and can include a portfolio of evidence submission. These mechanisms are in line with the HEQSF as envisaged in the NQF Act 67 of 2008 and the CHE “Policies on the Recognition of Prior Learning, Credit Accumulation and Transfer, and Assessment in Higher Education” published by the CHE in August 2016.

The final approval for applications in respects of CAT and RPL is subject to academic vetting in terms of applicable legislation and institutional policies.

Enquire at your nearest Lyceum Branch Office for more information regarding the awarding of subject credits (Credit Accumulation and Transfer – CAT) towards Lyceum Qualifications.


Assessments consist of two assignments (formative assessment) and a final examination (summative assessment) for each subject. The two assignments consist of an online multiple-choice (MCQ) assignment and an application-based assignment.

NB: Make sure you upload assignments before the submission date in the required format. Assessments that are not submitted onto the portal (myClass) will not be accepted.

Your final mark for each subject will be calculated as follows:

Assignment contributes 60% towards the final mark

Examination contributes 40% towards the final mark

NB: Lyceum does not allow students to bank assignment marks. Students must complete assignments for the academic cycle in which they wish to write exams.

Cycle 1 constitutes a cohort of students whose modules were registered between 1 April and 30 October.

Cycle 2 constitutes a cohort of students whose modules are/will be registered between 1 November and 31 March.


Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: – Bachelor of Commerce in Management and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony, couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can be issued.

Module Outline


Business Communication

Office Management (WIL)

Concepts of Management Computing

Law and Procedure of Meetings

Management and Principle Techniques

Electives | Select One

Cost Management Accounting 1


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