ICB Office Administration - Foundation Level


Welcome to the Foundation Level

This programme is the first level in the ICB Office Administration Programme. The Junior Office Administrator can complete all the functions of the Receptionist, Office Assistant, Public Relations Officer and Marketing Administrator. The programme includes a study of business communication, basic bookkeeping up to trial balance, cost and management accounting and computing, basic marketing and public relations, and business law and administrative practice.

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  • Accreditation

    Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

  • Qualification

    NQF L5 (SAQA ID 23618) - National Certificate: Office Administration

  • Designation

    CJOAIcb (SA) - Certified Junior Office Administrator 

  • Entrance requirement

    Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent

    You must be at least 16 years of age

    No prior accounting knowledge needed. 

  • Duration

    This programme can be completed in 18 months.

  • Starting Dates

    13 Feb 2017
    17 April 2017
    19 June 2017

    21 August 2017
    30 October 2017

    * These dates are for the Online Classroom option, students who wish to enroll for the Home Study option have no particular starting date.

  • Courses

    1.   ICB Business and Office Administration 1

    2.   ICB Bookkeeping to Trial Balance

    5.   ICB Business Literacy

    4.   ICB Marketing Management and Public Relations

    5.   ICB Business Law and Administrative Practice

    6.   ICB Cost and Management Accounting

  • Assessment

    Each course is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

  • Award

    This programme is a national qualification. At the end of this course you will be awarded a National Certificate by FASSET.

  • Study Package Options

    Home Study

    The Home Study Package offers:

    • Textbooks
    • Study guides
    • Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

    Online Classroom

    The Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

    • Video Kit
    • Study maps
    • Study plans
    • Lecturer/Concept videos
    • Quizzes
    • Assessment downloads and uploads
    • SACOB Student Forum 


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