National Diploma Public Administration NQF 6

National Diploma Public Administration NQF 6

Course Fee: R29,950.00

Public administration is the implementation of public policies, administration of government affairs, and management of all related sectors.

The Diploma in Public Administration is a specialised Qualification offering the skills and knowledge that will develop knowledgeable, multi-skilled managers who are able to contribute to improved productivity and efficiency within the public sector. It will produce public officials who work to provide support and strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government.


NOTE: This course is the 2nd level of the Public Administration Diploma Programme. To register for this course you need one of the following:


Click here to download the Programme Brochure.

Course content

This course will cover the following learning areas:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Supply Chain Management (I)
  • Service Delivery
  • Organisational Strategies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Supply Chain Management (II)
  • Legal and Financial Policies
  • Project Management
  • Communication within the Public Sector

Additional information


Once off full payment, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months

Course layout

The course consists of 9 modules, each followed by assignments that include theory, practical and workplace application tasks.

At the end a Final Integrated Assignment is completed.


24 months as a guideline. You may complete the course in a shorter or longer time period depending on your own pace of study.


  • National Diploma: Public Administration
  • NQF Level 6
  • IBM and PSeta Certification
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 67460
  • Credits: 252
  • Modules: 9
  • Various formative assignments, 9 summative assignments, 1 Final Integrated Assignment
    Assignments include practical and workplace application activities and tasks.
  • There are no exams.

Entry Requirements

  • National Certificate in Public Administration NQF5, or
  • Industry relevant full qualification on NQF level 5

Course Fee

R 29 950 once-off payment  OR select an installment payment option for monthly payments.

Installment Payment Options

Your Welcome Pack will be prepared for dispatch upon receipt of the first or full payment. Pay the full course fee upfront, or select a monthly installment option:

(finance fees apply for installment options)

6 Months 12 Months 18 Months
R 4 141 p/m x 6 R 2 122 p/m x 12 R 1 450 p/m x 18
1st payment: R 5 700 1st payment: R 5 700 1st payment: R 5 700


Study Material

This course will have study materials in the form of:

  • Downloadable PDF files that will be available on your student portal once you finalize your registration, and
  • A prescribed textbook that will be sent to you via courier.


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