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3. Levels of Education

One way of helping you decide how far you will continue with your education is to find out exactly what the educational requirements are for the job/s you want, and where you have to go to get these qualifications.

The list below outlines the range of educational qualifications possible.

Next to EACH ONE, name the type of place which offers those particular courses (choose from the list of words at the bottom).

Then, alongside that answer, you must also name the NEAREST LOCAL INSTITUTION which offers those courses.

Qualification                  Type of Place      Local Institution

Doctorate (PhD)
Master's Degree
Honours Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Associate Diploma
Post-Certificate Course
Advanced Certificate Course
Certificate Course
Post-Trade Course
Trade Course
Pre-Apprenticeship Course
Certificate of Occupational 
     Studies Course
Higher School Certificate
School Certificate
-Business Courses
-Hobby Courses
-On-the-job training

List of words to choose from for "type of place" (each word may be used more than once):
High school; University; Workplace; Technical College; Business College, Evening College.

Here is another way of looking at the different levels of education which would be needed to start in different jobs.

Take special note of the descriptions in 1a and 4b.


1a. will need a good H.S.C. with 3+ yrs of study at uni, and maybe some further study as well.
1b. usually need H.S.C. then 3+ yrs study then 2+ yrs study at a Uni.

2a. usually need H S.C. then 2+ yrs of study at Uni or TAFE
2b. usually need H.S.C. with part-time study at a TAFE or Business College, and/or on-the-job training.

3a. School Certificate and then either full or part-time study at TAFE or Business College.
3b. School Certificate with on-the-job training and maybe some part-time study at TAFE.

4a. Have no special educational requirements and can usually be learnt quickly through on-the-job training.
4b. No special education needed, but some other special quality or personal skill is necessary.

GENERALLY, higher qualifications will mean higher pay and better promotion possibilities.

What levels of education might be required for these jobs?

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