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Scheduler

Create schedules to ensure an organisation, project or service runs smoothly.
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What's it like to be a Scheduler?

Schedulers coordinate daily schedules and manage the flow of people and operations. They create rosters, contribute to capacity planning and perform administrative tasks to ensure work is delivered on time and within a budget. Schedulers often work within a medical practice or health facility, and can also work in construction, transport and resources industries.

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How to become a Scheduler


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There are no formal qualifications required to become a Scheduler, however many organisations prefer candidates with at least a high school certificate or VET qualification.

  1. Consider completing a relevant VET qualification. This could be a Certificate III in Business (BSB30120) or Diploma of Business (BSB50120).
  2. Gain experience in an entry-level role that involves administrative tasks, preparing rosters and/or computer work.
  3. Additional requirements may apply if you want to be a Scheduler in construction or engineering industries. These can include a trade qualification or industry experience.
  4. Consider enhancing your skills and career options by completing a bachelor degree in business administration or a related field.

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Diploma of Business

This VET diploma provides you with a foundation in business and may be used as a pathway into a Bachelor degree.

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Certificate III in Business

With this certificate you will gain the skills needed for entry level roles across a range of industry sectors.

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Bachelor of Science

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Latest Scheduler reviews

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May 2021
Be the lynch pin
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Business
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Manufacturing
The good things
Involved in all aspects of the business.
The challenges
One has to find a middle ground to please all stake holders.
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May 2021
Better than nursing
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Nursing
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Stonemason
The good things
The team I work with are great
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Customer are rude, aggressive until they get what they want
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