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Business Administration student

Business administrators, clerical support workers and personal assistants are normally organised people that use computers and a range of office equipment to undertake their role. Equipment may include telephones; PABX or switchboards; advanced level photocopiers (multifunctional devices) for printing, copying and scanning; binders and laminators. It could also include the use of Smart boards and video conferencing equipment and point of sale terminals.
People working in clerical roles usually have good computer skills to use a range of software including programs such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook. Attention to detail is an attribute that employers seek in office workers and the ability to do data entry or word processing quickly. One aspect of administration training requires learners to undertake a keyboard test to measure the speed and accuracy with which they can performing data entry or word processing.
Business Administrators in management roles have often studied at the diploma level or higher. This training along with experience helps enhance communications skills to establish and maintaining business networks; plan, direct and manage meetings and conferences; plan, review and manage information systems and manage business document design and development.

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