Explore administration and office support courses by career outcome

Boost your skillset and prove your capabilities with an administration and office support qualification. Administration is one of the best industries for work-life balance, with numerous part-time, flexible and home-based roles available. Depending on the course you choose, you could be finished in a little as 6 months to a year

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Administration Officer

Most common salary$56k
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Business Administrator

Most common salary$64k
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Executive Assistant

Most common salary$80k
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Office Manager

Most common salary$69k
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Personal Assistant

Most common salary$69k
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Receptionist

Most common salary$50k
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What’s it like to work in administration and office support?

Find out what people working in the industry are saying about administration and office support careers.

Most rewarding aspects

Developing a range of skills
Being able to help other staff members
Lots of training opportunities

Common challenges

Tasks can be repetitive
Managing and prioritising a heavy workload
Sitting for long periods of time
Administration and Office Support workers surveyed on SEEK

Did you know?

An administration role can get you started in a diverse range of industries and can be a great way to explore other possible career opportunities.
With the growth of automation, roles and responsibilities for skilled administration workers are constantly changing, so there are plenty of opportunities to learn and develop.
With part-time, full-time and temp roles available, administration can be a great option for those who need flexibility in their working life.

Administration and Office Support courses

Find out what qualifications are commonly held by people working in the administration and office support industry.

Australia

Certificate III in Business Administration

This certificate provides you with a broad range of skills so that you can work in a variety of administrative support roles
15Institutions offer this course
+ 12 more

Certificate IV in Business Administration

This qualification builds on your existing experience or skills so that you can perform more complex tasks
15Institutions offer this course
+ 12 more

Diploma of Business Administration

A diploma qualification prepares you to lead teams and undertake management roles in administration.
14Institutions offer this course
+ 11 more

Explore administration and office support courses by career outcome

Have a career goal in mind? Find out what courses can get you there.

Administration Officer

Most common salary$56k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Business Administrator

Most common salary$64k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Executive Assistant

Most common salary$80k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Office Manager

Most common salary$69k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Personal Assistant

Most common salary$69k
Job satisfaction
Find a course

Receptionist

Most common salary$50k
Job satisfaction
Find a course