Certificate In Social auxiliary

FACULTY OF HEALTH • SAQA ID NO. 20838 • NQF4 • 120 CREDITS • 1

National Certificate: N5- Social auxiliary (SAQA ID 66878) This course equips you with the fundamental skills that you need to pursue a career in medical office administration. You will learn about topics such as office practice, communication, information processing, and medical terminology.

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  • This part qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area.The design of the part qualification is such that if taken sequentially with related N part courses i.e. N4+N5+N6, it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work component of either 18 months or two years, as required for the specific occupational area, is completed.The part qualification as a single entity has value in the workplace as it equips learners with vital knowledge and skills that enable them to be productively employed at entry level positions in an occupation.The part qualification can be used for updating, up-skilling and/or continuing education and training in related occupationsArticulation:Articulates horizontally with the cognate Higher Certificates. N4+N5+N6 and the appropriate period of practical work experience (18 or 24 months) enables the learner to be awarded the National N Diploma, Level 6.

Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject
  • 1 exam per subject

Career Pathways for
this course?

  • Assistant to a Medical Practitioner