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Business and finance

Business and finance

Are you focused on success? If you’re a great communicator and goal-driven then you’re made for business. You might choose a path in accounting, financial planning, marketing, management or business administration. You’ll be set to work in businesses large and small, or set out and start your own.

You'll be able to access jobs across different industries. Personal assistants, project managers and accountants are always in need. Demand for human resource managers has increased by 16% in the last five years and will keep growing.

Are you interested in working in mining, banking or advertising? All the sectors of the economy are at your fingertips. Studying business gives you a career that can go anywhere. Your communication skills, strategic planning and leadership abilities will be highly valued. Wherever you are, you could work with exciting new technologies, communicate with different stakeholders, customers and employees, and even eventually lead your very own team.

Weekly salaries vary widely in business: human resource managers can earn over $1800, accountants $1350, corporate services managers $1730, personal assistants $1150, marketing and advertising professionals $1286.*

* joboutlook.gov.au

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Diana Bugarcic
Accounting and Finance

Diana Bugarcic

Sydney TAFE
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Emma Dresser

Western Institute

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      • 7 Clarence Street, Grafton
      • Qualification
      • Certificate II

Made by TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is proud of our many outstanding graduates. They love what they do, are passionate about their industry, and counted on TAFE NSW to help them succeed. Meet our ambassadors, successful graduates who were Made By TAFE NSW.

Kyle Loades

Kyle Loades studied Marketing in 1988 at Hunter TAFE.

Nyssa Murray

Nyssa Murray is a Project Manager at the University of Wollongong. She started her career studying Web Development, Web Technologies and Training & Assessment at TAFE Illawarra.

Student stories



Graeme Gallie studies a Certificate IV in Business Administration at Western Sydney Institute's Penrith Campus.


Kurstie Richardson studies a Diploma of Training Design and Development at the South Western Sydney Institute Campbelltown campus.