Administration Online Courses


Business Administration Courses can lead to exciting career choices

A Business Administration online course could lead to exciting office career choices: Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, Administration Officer, Legal Clerk, or Medical Receptionist.

We help you succeed in your administration studies by giving you the support of a whole team of Student Advisers, all with real life administration experience. You will have one dedicated Student Adviser who will personally manage your program; and the benefit of a team around them to provide expert assistance in all subject areas.  

Administration Careers
A Wide Variety of Opportunities

Administration courses teach you more than how to word process and give you career options that stretch past the typical office environment.

Administration is a field with a huge variety of career opportunities across almost every industry sector including legal, medical, manufacturing, travel, banking, corporate and small business.

It’s a safe career choice, that can also open up some exciting opportunities.

Take a look at where you can go with an administration career.

10 Careers You Can Have in Administration

  • Legal Secretary

    If you’re looking for a prestigious role that deals with new cases every day, then learning the skills to become a legal secretary and administrator could be the career path for you. 

    Your day will range from scheduling appointments to helping lawyers to prepare court forms for filing. You will be in a position of trust and responsibility in legal administration roles. 

    While ever there are disputes and crime, there will be the need for key administrative roles in the legal sector, making this a great long term career choice.

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

  • Medical Receptionist

    Medical receptionists work in a fast paced environment and often have to respond to emergencies. So if you care for people and have the ability to step up in times of need, medical administration could be for you. 

    Medical receptionists don't just work in doctors surgeries. The strong growth in health and wellness based businesses makes this a strong career option, as well as opening up a huge range of job opportunities. 

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)

  • Office Receptionist

    Responsible for dealing with incoming calls, welcoming and interacting with guests and customers, a reception role offers a varied working day. You will be the face of the company and love sharing your bright personality.  

    Your role may also mean dealing with payments and enquiries, and preparing workplace documents. 

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Business Administration 

  • Records or Archive officer

    Working in a specialist records department is a distinctive profession. 

    This type of role is mainly only available in large corporations, with specialist records management companies or in the government sector.

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Recordkeeping

  • College or School Administrator

    Apply your administration skills to the growing education sector. Potential roles include being an RTO (Registered Training Organisation) Administration Assistant, as well as roles in the public education sector. 

    A key skill set for these roles is to organize meetings with stakeholders and to undertake internet searches. In these roles you must balance the needs of the education provider and its students to ensure a smooth administration process.

    Learn more about the Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)

  • Personal Assistant (PA)

    Focus your administration experience to the role of a personal assistant and step into entirely new career opportunities. 

    Personal assistants use the skills acquired through administration courses, to help key company employees fulfill their important roles.  

    Personal assisting is perfect for those who are good at organising. You also must enjoy the responsibility of allocated personal tasks, as opposed to managing a team. You also need to develop strong interpersonal skills and build trust with your manager.

    Find out more about the Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • Events Assistant

    For those who desire a more creative environment, events assistants are the go-to when it comes to hands on duties in event management.  

    With a wide variety of responsibilities that range from market research and proposal developments through to co-ordinating event facilities, Events Assistants are assured a diverse working day. 

    Sharpening your communications skills, event assisting means you will be in constant discussion with PR firms, agencies, caterers, customers, VIPs and other event stakeholders.  

    This is an excellent starting position for people to hone in on their event administration skills and climb the event management ladder.

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Events

  • Office Supervisor

    If you would like a role that shows off your advanced application skills and allows scope for you to run key functions in the office, then being the Office Supervisor is your ideal job. 

    This role combines advanced administration tasks with working with others in the office. Many small businesses will have an Office Supervisor. 

    Find out more about the Certificate IV in Business Administration

  • Accounts Clerk

    Every business, no matter what size, has bills to be paid, and payments to be processed. An Accounts Administration or Accounts Clerk role is therefore a key position with wide ranging opportunities in almost every business and manufacturing sector. 

    Your daily role would involve issuing invoices and receipts and processing payments to the correct accounts. You may also do the banking and follow up overdue customer accounts.

    Find out more about the Certificate III in Accounts Administration or select accounts electives as part of the Certificate III in Business Administration

  • Office Manager

    Even if you don't have the experience now, maybe you aspire to be the manager in your office. 

    This may mean that you lead a team of other administration staff, or you are responsible for coordinating the administration tasks of others in the office - like your sales reps.

    Make your transition easier to such a responsible administrative role by having the skills needed. Key skills include reviewing administration systems for efficiency, managing effective meetings, document design and people management.

    Find out more about the Diploma of Business Administration

Business Administration Careers Are Broad

Business administration covers pretty much any type of industry you can think of. 

Whether it’s a law firm, health practice, bank, high end retail store or college, every company needs to undertake an array of administration duties.

Business administration can be a stepping stone to working your way up in the company by proving your value once you’re in.

It can also be the safety net career that allows you some meaningful job opportunities and flexibility while you decide on your particular interest.