Business Services Industry

A wide range of businesses can be classified as Business Services and definitions of the industry vary. Companies in the Business Services industry provide professional assistance to other businesses, such as strategic and technical advice, advertising, recruitment and administrative services.

Workers in the industry provide a range of skills needed to effectively operate and successfully manage an organisation. The industry broadly consists of five sub-sectors: business administration and governance, business communications, business compliance, business leadership and management and other specialist business services. 

Qualifications that Tauondi offers

Certificate II in Business
This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of junior administrative positions who perform a range of mainly routine tasks using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. Individuals in these roles generally work under direct supervision.
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Certificate III in Business Administration
This qualification applies to a range of administrative roles in varied contexts. Individuals in these positions use some discretion and judgement and may provide technical advice and support to a team.
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Careers in Business

If you love the competitive and collaborative environment of the business world, studying a business qualification is for you. With plenty of variation in roles including general business and administration, accounting and finance, human resources, marketing and advertising, retail, sales and more, it’s a great qualification to have. Furthermore, you’ll develop transferable skillsets such as; problem solving, logical thinking, communication skills, numeracy and literacy, initiative and effective time management.

With all these job areas come different levels of responsibilities and salaries. Workers will often start in a support role such as personal assistants or administrators and later progress to positions in management like business services and human resource managers. Many jobs operate ‘behind the scenes’ but some, like receptionists, will have more contact with the public.