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.

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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 - Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • General Clerks - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • Human Resource Professionals - Diploma of Human Resources Management/ Bachelor of Human Resource Management 


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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

Featured Job
  • Business Admin Trainee

  • RudTek Pty Ltd
  • We are seeking a full-time Junior Administration Trainee, ideal for recent school leaver with School Certificate to complete a Certificate lll in Business Administration and for immediate start at our fast growing Salisbury office. As a Junior in this role, you will provide support to senior staff working in the team. RudTek is looking for an individual that is reliable, well presented, works well in a team, is confident and hard working.
    • Exciting traineeship role based in Salisbury
    • Gain a nationally recognised qualifications while you work
    • Support our busy and very successful RTO to meet its clients training requests
  • Administration & Office SupportReceptionists
  • Wed 6 Mar , 2019
  • Salisbury, Queensland
  • Tue 19 Mar , 2019
  • East Ipswich, Queensland
  • Mon 18 Mar , 2019
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mon 18 Mar , 2019
  • Yagoona, New South Wales
  • Fri 15 Mar , 2019
  • West Gosford, New South Wales