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Executive Secretary Financial

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MODULES

  • Introduction to PC*
  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Presentation Graphics*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Understanding the Internet*
  • Outlook*
  • General Office Practice*
  • Principles of Customer Service*
  • Keyboarding Numeracy
  • Typing Skills for the Executive Secretary**
  • Typing Speed Development**
  • Audio Typing**
  • Introduction to Business Accounting (FMI)***
  • Practical Bookkeeping 1 (FMI)***
  • Practical Bookkeeping 2 (FMI)***

 

All modules are compulsory unless otherwise specifies and must be passed.

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for. 

**Keyboarding and Typing modules require the Learner to achieve a stipulated word-per-minute (wpm) typing speed (as stipulated for each module) and in some instances require an additional Summative Assessment. Word-per-minute targets are practice-led assessments formats whereby the Learner continues until the required wpm speed is maintained. Where an additional Summative Assessment is prescribed, the final grade is based on the Summative Assessment as well as the attainment of the wpm typing speed requirement. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for these Summative Assessments which will be charged for.

***Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for. 

Membership and Assessment fees to FMI will be charged separately.

 

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Logical | Technical | Patient

 

OUTCOMES 

  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Understanding of the operational environment
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of customer service
  • Ability to operate computers in the business environment
  • Competence in the duties of an executive secretary
  • Competence as an assistant bookkeeper

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Grade 11 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L3; or equivalent qualification OR Learners can apply for RPL entry into the Programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

 

PROGRAMME CATEGORY 

OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS PROGRAMME / BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME

On successful completion the Learner will be issued:

An Assistant Bookkeeper Skills Programme with a total of 38 credits on NQF L4/5 from FASSET SETA.

A Boston Short Learning Programme Executive Secretary Financial including eligibility ito RPL for a total of 18 Higher Education credits on NQF L5 (HCLP1 & HCLT1) and 14 Higher Education Credits on NQF L6 (HCLT2) from Boston City Campus & Business College.

 

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

To progress, complete the modules Business English, Principles of Business Communication and Business Mathematics 1 for admission with advanced placement to a Boston Short Learning Programme which has a National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification as the entry requirement.

 

 

 

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