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Jobs By Education Levels

COL's JOB GuideOne way of helping you decide how far you need to continue your education is to find out exactly what the educational requirements are for the job/s you want. And then finding out where you have to go to get them.

These pages look at the range of different educational (and other) requirements needed for the jobs in our guide.

Please note: these can vary for many jobs from one employer to the next. There may also be many different pathways into the occupation which require different entry levels.


Jobs Listed by Education Level

No Formal QualificationsNo Formal Qualifications
No minimum official qualification required for entry.

On the job trainingOn the Job Training
Training for these jobs is usually offered on-the-job.

Year 10Year 10
Employers would prefer candidates to have completed Year 10.

Year 12Year 12
Employers would prefer candidates to have completed Year 12.

Year 12Year 12
Year 12 needed to access further education and training.

ApprenticeshipsApprenticeships
Training provided through a formal Apprenticeship agreement.

TraineeshipsTraineeships
Training provided through a formal Traineeship agreement.

Vocational EducationVocational Education
Training through a Vocational Education and Training course.

universityUniversity
Training provided at a university.

Subject PrerequisitesSubject Prerequisites
These jobs/courses require you to complete specific subjects at school.

Other TrainingOther Training
These jobs require you to complete other training courses.


Job Lists – Other Entry Requirements

17+Mininum Age 17+
Candidates must be 17+ years old.

18+Mininum Age 18+
Candidates must be 17+ years old.

20+Mininum Age 20+
Candidates must be 20+ years old.

australian citizenAustralian Citizen
Applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Aptitude TestsAptitude Tests
Entry is competitive. Aptitude or fitness tests or similar are essential.

InterviewInterview
Entry is competitive. An interview or similar is essential.

AuditionAudition
Entry is competitive. An audition or similar is essential.

Medical ExamMedical Exam
May require a Medical Exam.

experiencePrevious Experience
Previous Experience in the field useful.

First AidFirst Aid
May require a Provide First Aid certificate.

Police CheckPolice Check
May require a Police Check.

Working with childrenWorking with Children
May require a “Working with Children” check or equivalent.

LicenceLicence
May require a drivers licence or some other “ticket”.

RCG certificateRCG Certificate
May require an “RCG” certificate or equiv.

RSA certificateRSA Certificate
May require an “RSA” certificate or equiv.


Other icons used in this section…

Aboriginal PositionAboriginal Position
These jobs are designated Aboriginal positions.

Torres Strait Islander Position Torres Strait Islander Position
These jobs are designated Torres Strait Islander positions.


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