Job Description

Business and Administration can cover a wide range of job roles and responsibilities. Choosing these careers is an ideal way to progress your professional qualities, particularly if you have a flair for organisation and are a great communicator with good interpersonal skills.


There are a number of vocational courses that develop business skills including the Certificate III in Business Administration and Certificate IV in Business Administration.

Additional study may help you move up in the industry. There are a number of courses that will help you expand your skillset and knowledge, for example, Diploma of Business Administration 

There are a vast range of administrative roles you can undertake from entry level administration support to Personal Assistant, Office Coordinator and Office Assistant.


  • Ambitious
  • Approachable
  • Clever
  • Communicator
  • Cooperative
  • Courteous
  • Diligent
  • Efficient
  • Flexible
  • Initiative
  • Meticulous
  • Organised
  • Positive
  • Reliable
  • Team Player



Key Skills

  • Bookkeeping
  • Typing
  • Research skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Computer and Software skills
  • Good word processing skills
  • Proficiency with managing files and records
  • The ability to design forms and documents
  • Skills with other general office work
  • A solid organisational foundation
  • Customer and personal services skills

Future Prospects

There are so many avenues to take your Administration or Business career, from working in a large, small or medium organisation, to starting a business of your own.

Some examples of progression are;

  • Office Administrator 
  • Contracts Officer
  • Administrative Assistant 
  • Operations Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Human Resources