National Diploma: Public Administration

SAQA ID.57827
NQF level: 7
Minimum credits: 260
PSETA Qualification
Duration: 12 months (1 year)

Course Overview

The purpose of the NQF Level 7 Public Administration qualification is to provide the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required by public officials that work at a senior management and executive level. These competencies will enable senior public officials to provide the strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The National Diploma in Public Administration (NQF Level 7) is aimed at practitioners working in the public sector. It is the last qualification in a career pathway in Public Administration and Management.

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?

National Diploma in Public Administration at NQF Level 6 or equivalent.

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


What is this course’s accreditation status?

This qualification is accredited by PSETA