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
  • Traineeship - Administration

  • Hix Group
  • Trainee Office Administrator . If you made a start on an Admin Traineeship but unfortunately been stood down due to the Pandemic we would love to hear from you. We are seeking someone to join our Fire Services Division to undertake administrative and scheduling support to our trades team and management
    • Penrith based business seeking an Admin Trainee who may be looking to restart their employment after the Pandemic downturn
    • Opportunity to learn and progress in a local role
    • Local well known Trades Services Business with more than 80 team members
  • Administration & Office SupportOther Clerical & Administrative Workers
  • Tue 30 Jun , 2020
  • Penrith, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Mon 15 Jun , 2020
  • The Oaks, New South Wales
  • Thu 2 Jul , 2020
  • South Boulder, Western Australia
  • Tue 30 Jun , 2020
  • Parkes, New South Wales
  • Business Administration Trainee - AD12

  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • ** Applications close 3 July 2020*** Our client is a privately owned company operating primarily with residential and commercial property developers. This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to develop skills in Business Administration with possible opportunity to progress to further studies.
  • Administration & Office SupportReceptionists
  • Wed 24 Jun , 2020
  • Ballarat Central, Victoria