What's it like to be a Personal Assistant?
Personal Assistants (also called PAs) provide one-to-one administrative and secretarial support to senior staff, such as a manager or a member of the executive group.
Personal Assistants tend to be efficient and flexible individuals, with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, and have the ability to prioritise tasks within a fast-paced environment.
Personal Assistants work in a variety of industries and organisations, including health, finance, government, law firms or within universities.
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How to become a Personal Assistant
- Complete a qualification in business skills, such as Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30120) or Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40120). These courses focus on computer literacy skills and how to manage complex issues in the workplace.
- If you are looking to advance your career, explore further opportunities for study, such as a Diploma of Business (Operations) (BSB50120) to prepare you for more senior PA roles.
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