National Certificate Public Administration (NQF 3)

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National Certificate Public Administration (NQF 3)

Course Fee: R8,750.00R5,250.00
Special for Full Upfront Payment

Effective and efficient administration in the public sector is key to a successful economy. This qualification is a blend of administration skills relevant in the public sector and is aimed at rapidly building a skills base within the public sector.  It is a Nationally Recognised Qualification.

Who must do this Qualification

The qualification reflects the skills and competencies required of people employed, or seeking employment in the Public Sector, in a role where they provide administration services. The importance of the ethical base of service delivery is additionally reflected in this qualification.

Course modules

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Office Skills
  • The Fundamentals of Public Administration
  • Basic principals of the three spheres of Government of South Africa
  • Occupational Health, Safety and Security
  • Mathematical Fundamentals
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
    This qualification is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.

Additional information


Once off full payment, 4 months, 8 months, 12 months


12 Months


Your IBM / PSeta Certificate will be issued once you have successfully completed all assignments and been found competent. Credits can be used towards appropriate further study at any accredited training institution in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho.

  • NQF Level 3
  • PSETA Certification
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 57804
  • Credits: 157
  • Formative and Summative Assignments
    This qualification is offered through distance learning. No exams, assignments only.

Entry Requirements

Learners accessing this qualification are assumed to be competent in

  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 2.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF level 1.

Installment Payment Options

Study material can be downloaded immediately once the Registration Fee has been paid.t. On the Enrollment Form a payment option can be selected as indicated below. The installment payment option is open to all and no credit checks will be done. Installment payment facilities will only be granted for collection by bank debit order.

4 Months 8 Months 12 Months
R 1 672 p/m R 891 p/m R 608 p/m
Reg Fee R 2 500 Reg Fee R 2 500 Reg Fee R 2 500