National Certificate: Public Administration

SAQA ID.50060
NQF level: 5
Minimum credits: 141
PSETA Qualification
Duration: 12 months (1 year)

Course Overview

The purpose of the NQF level 5 Public Administration qualifications is to provide a structured programme for public officials that work with senior management officials so as to provide support to strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The National Certificate in Public Administration (NQF Level 5) is aimed at practitioners working in the public sector. It is a qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished public administration and management specialist.

Career Fields: What are the career opportunities available after completing this qualification?

Civil Servant, Executive Director of NGOs, Administrative Services Managers, Public Administration Consultant, Mayor City Manager and other positions within government entities.

What are the entry requirements for this qualification?

Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent qualification,
Learners will have competences in a first and second language
Communication NQF Level 4, and Mathematical Literacy NQF level 4.

How long does it take for me to complete this qualification?

12 months/1 year

What is this course’s accreditation status?

This qualification is accredited by PSeta