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What are my career options in business and finance?

With business and finance such a broad field, it can be hard to decide which job path is right for you.

Business and finance jobs are vital for small, medium and large enterprises. They’re also crucial to the non-profit and government sectors.

Start by asking yourself what you’re most passionate about. Learn how our different certificates, diplomas and degrees, could lead to different jobs.

See how other students found their job path in business and finance, like Sunitha, Jayden, Steph and Nicholas below.

Administration
A Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting graduate, Sunitha embraced her Holmesglen experience so much she is now our Senior Administrative Officer within the Holmesglen Nursing Department. Her daily roles involve helping with everything from student placements to requisition and invoicing.

“The knowledge and foundation the faculty provides its students is helpful and the constant motivation helped me accomplish my educational career goals and face my professional and personal life.”

Management
At Holmesglen, Jayden Savannah completed a business degree and had the chance to work as a marketing intern at Melbourne building solutions company, i-build. In a sign of his hard work and passion, Jayden was offered regular work as a Customer Advisor and then received a promotion to the role of Project Manager.

"Holmesglen provides a wealth of resources available to students wanting to study business. They were able to offer me a strong knowledge base, which [built] my confidence to carry out tasks at i-build," Jayden explains.

Human Resources
Studying the BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management, Steph Ratnam gained knowledge in areas of workforce planning, performance management and employee relations.

"When studying, I just wanted to one day make an impact on employees wherever I went. I can see myself in a team leader role as a next step. I like working with people.”

Accounting
Nicholas Buys was nominated in an outstanding student category at the Holmesglen Awards Festival for excellence during his accounting studies. He went from a certificate to diploma to grow his accounting skills. 

Our FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping and FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting are both on the Free TAFE list*. 

Whether you want to start your career or follow a pathway into a degree and gain professional accounting accreditation with Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) Australia, our accounting courses give you job options.

“There is a lot of care. Without the lecturers’ support, it wouldn’t have been this great,” he says of his Holmesglen experience. 

Nicholas continued his studies to become a chartered accountant.

These are just some of your future job opportunities. Find out what your business and finance career may look like at our courses page.

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All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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