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Business Administration

Location:Victoria and Tasmania
Duration:12-18 months
Qualification:Certificate III, IV or Diploma in Business

If you are looking to commence your career in the world of business, a traineeship could be the kick start that you need. NECA Education and Careers partner with a range of small, medium and large employers in the public and private sectors, including marketing, online, construction and real estate companies, through to larger organisations like universities and state government departments. Many of our trainees within larger organisations join a specialist division like human resources, marketing, legal, health and safety or finance, Trainees support the functions of a team through general administration, customer service, report writing and are vital to the productivity of the team or company they join.

+ What it involves

To become an administration assistant you complete competency based learning which includes both on and off the job components under a contract of training arrangement. The majority of our trainees study and complete a Certificate III in Business. A Certificate IV and Diploma in Business are options also available. These are nationally recognised qualifications and completed primarily in the workplace with the support of Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and trainer.

With experience and sometimes further study, it is possible to advance to higher positions, such as office administrator, record keeper, frontline manager or legal administrator.

+ What tasks will i perform?

Some of the tasks performed are but not limited to are:

  • General Administration, copying, filing, scanning and stationary ordering
  • Customer Service – phone, email and in person
  • Sort, distribute and dispatch mail
  • Write business letter and reports
  • Coordinate meetings
  • Organise catering for meetings
  • Create agendas
  • Meet and grow customers
  • Banking, credit control and payroll functions
  • Attend team meetings
  • Support supervisors and senior managers
  • Reception.

+ Benefits

  • You earn while you learn
  • Annual Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • 12-18 months professional experience
  • Dedicated Industry Careers Consultant, who will guide you every step of the way, from the day they interview you, through to completion. Whether this is one, two or four years from now, your Industry Careers Consultant will always be there for you to discuss training needs, workplace performance or to have a general chat about work or life, or both.
  • A head start to your career!

+ What are we looking for?

  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work as a team and on your own
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong computer skills
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Previous employment will be advantageous but not essential as entry requirements vary from role to role.

+ How do I become a Business Administration trainee?

You can become a Business Administration Trainee by applying for a traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally prefer applicants who have completed Year 10 or equivalent with an increasing trend towards requiring Year 11 and 12. Employers may also have specific requirements according to their company needs. Click here to view current vacancies.

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