1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006  
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Contents >> Major Group 5 Clerical and Administrative Workers

MAJOR GROUP 5 CLERICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORKERS


    CLERICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORKERS provide support to Managers, Professionals and organisations by organising, storing, manipulating and retrieving information.

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

    In Australia:

      AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

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

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

      NZ Register Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of some Skill Level 5 occupations, a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification, or no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • administering contracts, programs and projects
    • setting, reviewing and controlling office functions
    • performing clerical, secretarial, organisational and other administrative functions
    • entering, processing and editing text and data
    • greeting clients and visitors, and responding to inquiries and requests for information
    • producing, recording and evaluating financial, production, stock and statistical information
    • receiving, processing and sending mail, documents and information








This section contains the following subsection :
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 51 Office Managers and Program Administrators
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 52 Personal Assistants and Secretaries
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 53 General Clerical Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 54 Inquiry Clerks and Receptionists
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 55 Numerical Clerks
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 56 Clerical and Office Support Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 59 Other Clerical and Administrative Workers

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