The demand for trained administration staff in both public and private organisations remains as strong as ever  and is expected to grow well into the future. Administration roles are valued members of an organisation as they often have the opportunity to be exposed to a broad range of departments and at times are the face of the business or the executives they work for.

If you are an organised, results-driven person with an eye for detail and exceptional interpersonal skills, a career in business administration may be the right option for you. 

Studying a business administration course with Open Colleges will help open the doors to a wide range of job opportunities. Some of the job outcomes you may be able to access include administration assistant, receptionist, personal assistant, accounts supervisor and office manager, among many others.

Enrol in a nationally recognised qualification in business administration and acquire the most in-demand office skills that will help you stand out from the crowd.

Get the skills to start your business career or take the next step up the corporate ladder with our range of accredited courses.

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Diploma of Business

A comprehensive and all-round course to get your foot in the door of a business career.

Administration is a profession that has always been popular, and despite advances in technology, the numbers of workers employed in administration roles remains very strong.

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

This nationally recognised course will build out your current administration skillset, and give you a more advanced understanding of the business world to help you to take the next step in your career.

Certificate IV in Business Administration (with Finance electives)

With a focus on financial skills, this is an all-round course that will prepare you to take on a variety of in-demand office administration roles.

Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Business Administration and Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Hone your business administration skills and become a Manager that people want to work for, with Open Colleges’ dual leadership and business administration qualification.

Certificate III in Business Administration

Gain the professional skills and qualification you need to get ahead in the world of business administration, with this entry level course.

A career in Human Resources allows you to be at the forefront of a company or business, as an organisation is only as good as the people who work there.

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Diploma of Human Resources Management

Fast track your career in HR with the advanced management and leadership skills you need to take on senior roles, with this nationally recognised human resources diploma.

Certificate IV in Human Resources

Learn to select, recruit and induct staff into an organisation, support performance management practices and manage effective workplace relationships with this nationally recognised course.

Get started on the path towards a career as a paralegal or legal secretary with these nationally recognised qualifications.

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Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)

If you want to work as a Junior Legal Secretary or as a Legal Receptionist, Open Colleges’ BSB31015 Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) will help you to understand the legal system, and set you up with law-specific administration skills.

Get ahead in the business world or grow your small business by getting the right mix of skills and practical knowledge. 

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

Get the skills, knowledge and qualification you need to confidently and competently step up into a management role. This diploma has been created in consultation with industry to provide you with practical, contemporary content.

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Take the first step in your journey to management by learning the fundamentals of leadership, with this nationally accredited qualification.

Dual Qualification: Certificate IV in Business Administration and Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Hone your business administration skills and become a Manager that people want to work for, with Open Colleges’ dual leadership and business administration qualification.

Running a small business can be a challenging and rewarding experience. Get the right mix of skills and practical training to ensure your next venture is a success.

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Certificate IV in New Small Business

Get the professional skills you need to successfully run and operate your own small business, with this nationally recognised qualification.

Certificate IV in New Small Business and Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

Add marketing expertise to your small business management skills to get a head start against the competition, without extended costs or study time.