Administration & Office Support

Industry Overview

If you like to help others and enjoy working with computers, phones and other office equipment, then the administration, clerical and support services field could suit you.

You’d need to be a good communicator and be well organised, cooperative and flexible. Some of the tasks you may be given would be to: respond to internal or external enquiries; set up schedules and office systems; book meeting rooms; take minutes; manage records and basic accounts and maintain databases.

Specific duties would depend on the field you are employed in – there are many opportunities in the medical, automotive, business, education and tourism fields, to name just a few. However, most businesses need administrative staff, so the possibilities are almost endless.


Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry can include Apprenticeships and Traineeships (including school-based options), VET and university pathways.

Qualifications available for admin and support roles include:

  • Filing and Registry Clerks - Cert IV in Business Administration
  • General Clerks - Cert III in Business Administration
  • Human Resource Professionals - Diploma of Human Resources Management/ Bachelor of Human Resource Management 

Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

  • Thu 15 Feb , 2018
  • Fullarton
  • Thu 15 Feb , 2018
  • Morphett Vale
  • Comprehensive Care Practice Manager

  • To be the driving force for the development, management and delivery of Aboriginal Health Sector quality improvement initiatives through the establishment of multiple projects to enable optimal business benefit for comprehensive primary health care, social wellbeing and drug and alcohol services by AH&MRC Members Services to Aboriginal people.
  • Administration & Office SupportOffice Managers
  • Tue 13 Feb , 2018
  • Surry Hills
  • Mon 12 Feb , 2018
  • Macquarie Park
  • Medical Practice Manager - Tamworth NSW

  • Tamworth General Practice
  • Tamworth General Practice is seeking a dynamic Practice Manager for a full time permanent position commencing ASAP. We have an exciting position for a GP Practice Manager who would enjoy being a valued member of our established accredited general practice. Your experience and skill-set will be greatly utilised in supporting our review and further development of practice systems, procedures and operational efficiencies, as well as facilitating client and service provider experience through the day to day management of the practice.
  • Administration & Office SupportOffice Managers
  • Thu 8 Feb , 2018
  • Tamworth