Administrative and support services

Administrative and support services jobs are mainly office-based and provide many ways to help with the day-to-day running of a business or other organisation. You can find these roles in the public service and private business. These roles are typically worked out of an office but you may be able to work remotely. The jobs usually take place in regular business hours, but sometimes you may be required to work weekends or evenings to finish a project.. There's usually a very structured career path to move forward.

Typical jobs

  • · office manager
  • · administration manager
  • · information officer
  • · human resources manager
  • · records manager
  • · advertising and marketing professional.

Would it suit me?

The industry could suit you if you:

  • Are details orientated and thorough

  • Can multi task across several projects at once

  • Like problem solving

  • Have strong computer skills

  • Have strong record management skills

  • Like working in a structured environment.

How do I get into the industry?

Some of the most popular courses in this industry include:

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • Certificate IV in Business

  • Certificate III in Business Administration

  • Certificate III in Customer Engagement

  • Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication.


Speak to your school to find out more.


  • Skills


  • Administrative and support services

Business Unit:

  • Training Services NSW
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