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Accounting-related courses can provide a pathway towards specialist accounting careers in everything from forensic to chartered accounting, as well as roles related to bookkeeping and management.

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Banking and finance courses can help you channel your love of numbers and economics into a career in bookkeeping, forensic or chartered accounting, money management, and more.

TAFE NSW offers a range of business qualifications that will provide insight into organisational productivity and business success.

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The growth industries of health administration and education administration embrace amazing careers that combine people skills with the latest technologies.

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International trade careers demand another level of precision and excellence, but offer extraordinary opportunities and rewards.

Any organisation serious about growth is also serious about learning management.

Legal-related careers extend throughout both the private and public sectors, and include skills that can reveal amazing rewards and possibilities.

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Procurement and contracting careers run throughout almost every sector in Australia. TAFE NSW courses can also link you to the government and public sectors.

Project management careers embrace all sectors and industries, and demand skills and knowledge that is in demand and transferable.

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The ultimate area that combines people and business skills, sales careers are always needed, valued and in demand.

Specialising in service industry management means your career is linked to a growth sector with limitless potential.

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Business administration courses at TAFE NSW can help you to build the skills and knowledge required to succeed in an office or corporate setting, in areas like management and leadership, accounting and finance, business, marketing, international trade, learning management, procurement, project management, sales, and much more.

When you study a business administration course at TAFE NSW, you will be qualified to pursue range of career areas including management, economics, finance, technology, marketing, communications, statistics, law and people management.

Studying a business management or business administration course at TAFE NSW can lead to a variety of career pathways. Depending on your specific particular area of interest, you could find yourself working towards roles like supervisor, team leader or manager, program or project administrator, executive officer, executive assistant, customer services manager, small business owner or manager, office manager, program or project administrator, office administrator, or medical practice manager.

By studying the theory and practical aspects of a business administration course at TAFE NSW, you will develop a range of skills, knowledge, and personal qualities like:

  • organising
  • problem solving
  • managing people performance
  • leading and managing a team
  • touch typing and other keyboard skills
  • using different software packages - including the Microsoft Office suite
  • promoting innovation in teams
  • overseeing projects
  • collaborative working
  • attention to detail
  • confidence in communication
  • undertaking project work
  • writing complex business documents
  • arranging meetings and business travel
  • planning and implementing administrative systems
  • contributing to safety processes in an office environment

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What job opportunities could a business admin course lead to?

The average weekly salary for an office manager is $1,111, and a business administration course can lead to a number of similar job opportunities, acting as the first port of call for any business to dealing with customers cordially and efficiently. 

A business administration qualification can lead to great careers such as: 

  • office manager
  • office administrator
  • executive officer
  • conveyancer
  • legal assistant
  • legal secretary
  • receptionist
  • executive assistant
  • customer services manager

Whether you're just starting out in your business administration career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels in the areas such as business, financial planning, business administration, small business management, systems analysis and design, and database design and development.