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1.1 Education

Education measures the minimum level of formal training, or equivalent, received through an accredited provider, that is required to perform the job competently. Ten levels of education are identified. From the Table following, select a number 1 to 12 corresponding to the minimum level of formal education, or equivalent, necessary to perform the job competently. (This is not necessarily the level held by the current incumbent in the job.)

Table 1.1 Education Level

LevelDescription
1

Certificate I or less.

2

Certificate II.

3

Junior High (Year 10)/Certificate III
Basic Vocational training (including Pre-apprenticeship, Pre-vocational, Proficiency and Traineeship Certificates typically requiring the equivalent of from about 200 hours to one year full-time study for attainment).

4

Secondary (Year 12)
Skilled Vocational training (including all Trade Certificates) requiring the equivalent of two to four years full-time study for attainment and typically includes some on-the-job training.

5Certificate IV/Associate Diploma
Including advanced, technical, and technology certificates. (Requiring the equivalent of one to two years full-time study for attainment).
6

Undergraduate Diploma/Advanced Diploma
(Requiring the equivalent of three years full-time study for attainment).

7

Bachelor Degree: e.g. BA, BSc, BComm, BBus
Excluding Engineering (BEng), Law (LLB), and Bachelor Degrees with Honours.

8

Bachelor Degree with Honours [eg BSc (Hons.)], Bachelor Degree plus post graduate diploma or graduate certificate, including CA and CPA, or double degrees at Bachelor level [but excluding Engineering (BEng) and Law (LLB)]. Include Master's Degrees requiring less than the equivalent of two years full time study for attainment.

9

Bachelor Degree in Engineering (BEng) or Law (LLB), or any such degrees plus post graduate diploma or graduate certificate.

10

Master's Degree (entry level first class Honours degree).
(Requiring the equivalent of two years full-time study for attainment), e.g. MA, MSc, MComm. Include medicine, dentistry, vetinarary science.

11

Doctorate.
(Entry level Master's or first class Honours degree.)

12

Post Doctorate.

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