The Higher Certificate in Administration comprises of 6 one year subjects of 20 credits each and includes practical as well as experiential learning components. The duration is designed to cover theory, assessments and contact sessions. There are 3 core subjects which are compulsory and students must select 3 electives from the options available. Assessments, practical and experiential learning are compulsory.
NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Higher Certificate studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Higher Certificate studies, as specified by UMALUSI. A person aged 23 or older with work experience will also qualify for admission.