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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    PERSONAL ASSISTANTS perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • liaising with other staff on matters relating to the organisation's operations
    • researching and preparing reports, briefing notes, memoranda, correspondence and other routine documents
    • maintaining confidential files and documents
    • attending meetings and acting as secretary as required
    • maintaining appointment diaries and making travel arrangements
    • processing incoming and outgoing mail, filing correspondence and maintaining records
    • screening telephone calls and answering inquiries
    • taking and transcribing dictation of letters and other documents
    • may supervise other secretarial and clerical staff

      521111 Personal Assistant


    Performs liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

    Skill Level: 3

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