1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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SECRETARIES AND PERSONAL ASSISTANTS perform clerical, secretarial, stenographic and other administrative tasks in support of managers and professionals.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Secretaries and Personal Assistants typically include maintaining appointment books and making travel arrangements, preparing reports and correspondence, processing mail, filing correspondence and maintaining records, answering telephone calls and maintaining confidential files and documents.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor group:

This section contains the following subsection :
          511 Secretaries and Personal Assistants

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