The administration professional is no longer stuck at a desk pushing paper, but can now develop skills in a wide range of professions and industries.
Build your computing, organisational and people skills, and enhance your career opportunities in diverse fields such as management, IT, HR and public relations.
Gain skills in various specialist areas, including:
- customer service and people skills
- staff supervision and team management
- computing and software applications
- database management
- basic finance and bookkeeping
- legal administration or paralegal
- office management
- government or business administration
- project management
- professional development
- conference management.
Melbourne Polytechnic also has pathway arrangements between our Administration courses and Business courses at La Trobe University.
You will have the opportunity to undertake 2 weeks of work experience as part of the course, which often leads to ongoing employment.
Employers tend to contact the department when looking for administration assistants.
|Certificate II in Business|
Get a headstart in your career in business while you're still at school with Melbourne Polytechnic's Vocational Education and Training in School (VETiS) program. We offer the Certificate II in Business only to students still at school as part of our VETiS package.
|Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)|
Channel your passion for administration into the education sector and become a specialist in education administration with the Certificate III in Business Administration (Education).
|Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)|
Channel your passion for administration into the legal sector and become a specialist in legal administration with the Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal).
|Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)|
Channel your passion for administration into the health sector and become a specialist in medical administration with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical).
|Diploma of Business|
Move into management with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Business. Take your solid administrative and project management skills to the next level and open up opportunities in management and small business ownership.
|Diploma of Leadership and Management|
Strengthen your skill base across a wide range of business functions, with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Leadership and Management. This qualification is perfect if you who have sound theoretical business skills and knowledge and want to develop them in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.
|Associate Degree of Accounting|
Develop an exciting and vibrant accountancy career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Accounting. Exit after two years full-time (or four years part-time) with a paraprofessional qualification, or continue your studies and complete the Bachelor of Accounting.
|Bachelor of Accounting|
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.
|Master of Professional and Practising Accounting|
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).
|Microsoft Word Level 1|
|Certificate in Advanced Recruitment Practices|
|Certificate in Work Health and Safety|
|Microsoft Excel Level 1|
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