Of those currently employed there are 20% who have either a Certificate I or II, 9% who have either Certificate III or IV, 9% have either an Advanced Diploma or a Diploma, 7% have Bachelor Degrees an 51% have no post school qualifications.
To work as a personal assistant, it is usually necessary to complete an office or secretarial course, which includes shorthand, typing, word processing, and computing skills.
TAFE SA offers courses relevant to this occupation including the Diploma of Business Administration. Pathways include the Certificate I and II in Business, Certificate III and IV in Business Administration.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest and most successful pathways towards a University Degree. Dual offer courses are available to TAFE SA and Flinders University in the Diploma of Business Administration/Bachelor of Business.
SA Apprenticeships are available in this occupation for further information go to the Traineeship & Apprenticeship Services Website at http://www.skills.sa.gov.au/apprenticeships-traineeships or phone the Freecall number 1800 673 097.