WHAT IS AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT?

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This Certificate III in Business Administration(BSB30415) course can be studied online or on campus.

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Studying this online Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415) course with Open Colleges will give you a thorough understanding of the day-to-day workings of a business.

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Certificate III in Business Administration

Studying this online Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415) course with Open Colleges will give you a thorough understanding of the day-to-day workings of a business.
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Certificate III in Business Administration

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Open Colleges

This online Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) course has been custom-designed by industry experts to train you to work as a legal receptionist or secretary.

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Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

This online Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) (BSB31015) course has been custom-designed by industry experts to train you to work as a legal receptionist or secretary.
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Upskilled

This online Certificate IV in Business (BSB40215) course will give you the administrative skills to work as an office manager.

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This Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) course, available online, will give you the administration skills to become an office manager.

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

This Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) course, available online, will give you the administration skills to become an office manager.
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BSB40515

Certificate IV in Business Administration

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Open Colleges

The Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) online course from Open Colleges will give you the necessary business training to further develop your business administration skills.

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

The Certificate IV in Business Administration (BSB40515) online course from Open Colleges will give you the necessary business training to further develop your business administration skills.
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Certificate IV in Business Administration

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Global Training Institute

Learn what it takes to juggle priorities and projects in a hectic business environment with this online (BSB50415) Diploma of Business Administration from Global Training Institute.

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What is an Administrative Assistant?

Administrative Assistants are employed in many different industries to provide organisational support to managers, executives and department heads. They are responsible for a wide range of clerical and office duties and help to ensure the efficient operation of the department or company.

Most of the tasks performed by an Administrative Assistant are focussed on managing the distribution of information within a department or office. This typically involves answering phones, sending and receiving emails, maintaining filing systems and taking memos. Admin Assistants also schedule meetings, book travel arrangements and greet clients and customers.

Administrative Assistants create and manage spreadsheets and databases, produce reports and presentations and ensure maintenance of office supplies and equipment. They may also liaise with vendors, manage stockrooms or libraries and compile research and data from various sources.

What do Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant. do?

  • Answering and screening phone calls, emails and messages.
  • Managing spreadsheets and databases.
  • Maintaining filing systems, stock rooms and office equipment.
  • Scheduling meetings and booking travel arrangements.
  • Preparing reports, documents and presentations.
  • Receiving and directing clients and visitors.
  • Taking memos and transcribing information

Career snapshot for Administrative Assistant

  • The average age of working Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant. is 43.
  • 16.30% of Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant. are male.
  • 58.10% of Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant. work full-time and on average they work around 35.6 hours per week.
  • With A Certificate II or III, Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant. get paid $1,000 per week Before Tax.
  • Unemployment levels are average.
  • In 2015 records showed 251,800 employed Are you keen to put your organisational abilities to the test but aren’t sure where to start? Read on to find out how you can become an Administrative Assistant..
  • The projected growth of the profession is estimated to be strong with employment numbers around 274,000 by 2020.
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