Administrative and Support Services

Deliver services vital to the day-to-day running of organisations

Overview

The Administrative and Support Services Industry provides services that are vital to the operation of businesses, government bodies and other organisations. These include office administration, hiring personnel, preparing documents, taking sales orders, providing credit reporting or collecting services, and arranging travel.

Administrative and support services are undertaken by staff working within organisations and they are also outsourced to businesses that provide specific services. These businesses include call centres, travel agencies, credit reporting agencies, recruitment agencies, cleaning services, pest control and gardening businesses.

Industry Considerations
  • Part-time or casual employment opportunities are common.
  • Some support roles, such as cleaning and gardening, can be physically demanding.

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Organisational Psychologist
Organisational Psychologist

Organisational Psychologists apply psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Human Resource Manager
Human Resource Manager

Apply programs and policies to create a productive and safe work environment for employees.

Estimated pay
$2,464/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Welfare Support Worker
Welfare Support Worker

Welfare Support Workers provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health,…

Estimated pay
$1,328/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Disabilities Services Officer
Disabilities Services Officer

Disabilities Services Officers work in a range of service units which provide education and community access to people with…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Aged and Disabled Carer
Aged and Disabled Carer

Provide companionship and practical support to aged and disabled persons in their own homes

Estimated pay
$1,265/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Careers Counsellor
Careers Counsellor

Careers Counsellors provide individuals and groups with information about career choices and assist individuals with self-…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Gardener
Gardener

Grow and tend plants and flowers in gardens and parks.

Estimated pay
$1,078/week
Future demand
Strong

Gardener (General)
Gardener (General)

Gardeners (General) plant, cultivate and maintain parks and gardens.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Arborist
Arborist

Arborists maintain and care for trees and shrubs by lopping limbs and shaping branches, treating trees with fertilisers and…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Landscape Gardener
Landscape Gardener

Landscape Gardeners plan and construct garden landscapes.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Charter and Tour Bus Driver
Charter and Tour Bus Driver

Charter and Tour Bus Drivers drive coaches to transport passengers on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Contract Administrator
Contract Administrator Contract Administrators prepare, interpret, maintain, review and negotiate variations to contracts on behalf of organisations.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong