Study administration and technology at Otago Polytechnic and gain the skills needed to advance your career in a wide range of business and office settings.

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An administration qualification from Otago Polytechnic will provide you with real-life skills to implement and manage a range of procedures to meet the current and emerging needs of any busy organisation.  

The practical learning experience you will gain by studying administration with Otago Polytechnic will arm you with the skills to seamless transition from study to industry or promotion. Our hands-on approach to learning enables graduates to master the fundaments of business administration and can help you to step up to a more senior level. 

Administration qualifications


Designed to give you an overview and understanding of administration procedures, this programme will help you run an office smoothly and efficiently. If you're new to administration, this programme will give you an advanced understanding of administration and management. If you're someone who has already mastered the basics, this qualification will help you step up to a more senior level.


17 Weeks Full-time


On campus



Career potential

Executive Personal Assistant, Office Administrator, Project Assistant, Senior Receptionist

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