Diploma: Office Administration (ICB Advanced Level)

R12 540.00

You will be able to use your advanced knowledge of office administration and management techniques, financial accounting and reporting skills.

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Course code: C00838



Business and Office Administration 3 (BOA3)

Financial Statements (FNST)

Management (MGMT)


What can my job title be?

Office Manager

Public Relations Manager

Administrative Manager

Certificate: Office Administration, which consists of the previous 6 subjects.

Course type: Accredited


Minimum credits: 360

Quality assurance partner: The International Certifications for Business (ICB)

Quality council: The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Certification: Diploma: Office Administration

Certification issued by: ICB and Fasset

Assessment information:

2 to 3 formative assessments per subject. Submitted to and marked by Optimi College.

1 Portfolio of Evidence per subject. All Portfolios of Evidence are digital. Your Portfolio of Evidence is completed on Macci, the ICB’s digital platform, when you register for your exam. The Portfolio of Evidence has a deadline determined by the ICB. You need to pass and complete your Portfolio of Evidence to be allowed access to the exam.

      • Phase 1: 1 assignment and 1 test (both online, auto-marked, open book)
      • Phase 2: 1 assignment and 1 test (both online, auto-marked, open book)
      • Phase 3: 1 assignment (download, complete, upload, hand-marked, open book)

1 final exam per subject. Online (hand-marked) or paper-based at a venue (hand marked)


Pass requirements:

      • 30% of your final mark comes from your Portfolio of Evidence.
      • 70% of your final mark comes from the final exam.
      • You need at least 50% in the final exam to pass.
      • You need at least 60% overall to pass.


Exam information:

Exams can be written in February, May, August and November each year.


Exam fees:

Please note that your exam fees are not included in the course fee and may be subject to change.

      • Annual student registration fee: R400.00
      • Exam fee per subject: R730.00
      • Exam late entry fee per subject: R550.00
      • Exam postponement fee per subject: R300.00
      • Exam re-mark and examiners report: R1 150.00
      • Private invigilator admin fee (Prior approval required): R2 000.00

Course fee: R12 540.00

DepositR2 410.00

Monthly instalment: R1 688.33

Payment duration: 6 months

Study duration: 9 months

Dedicated support team

Dedicated lecturer

Orientation session

Study calendar

Online student check-ins

Deep dive sessions

Live online lectures

Recorded online lectures

Interactive quizzes and exam preparation

Online forum interaction with peers and lecturer

Exam booking assistance

Study material and courier delivery included

Online classroom access