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Want to be a Lawyer?

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  1. Want to be a Lawyer? Are you sure???

  2. IF YOU ARE SURE THEN … BUT That’s O.K. You need to understand that it will be VERY difficult.

  3. If you have interrupted schooling or very little English are you ready to study for up to 20 years to become a lawyer? HELP!!! I need a DOCTOR!!! The Enter Score for University to be a LAWYER is 99%. This is VERY difficult. AND 20 years or more is TOO long!!!!!

  4. Stop worrying right now. I can help you. There are MANY courses you can do if you like LAW. How can I help you today? I’m tired doctor. 20 years or more is TOO long to study to be a lawyer. What can I do? REALLY! THANK YOU DOCTOR!!!

  5. Think about this: Why do people become LAWYERS??? Usually because • They are interested in LAW • They believe that following the LAW is important and • They like to HELP people.

  6. And think about this too • Most students who have grown up in Australia CANNOT be Lawyers either. The T.E.R. score of 99% too difficult for most students.

  7. So let’s think again about OTHER good jobs in the area ofLAW

  8. Here are some interesting jobs you could study for at TAFE if you are interested in the LAW. • Administrative Assistant Good morning! How can I help you? I want to talk to a LAWYER!!!

  9. 2.Probation Officer – Works with people who have been in trouble with the police. Great!! I haven’t been in trouble with the police at all. OK! BYE! So how are things going for you right now? That’s great!! See you again next week.

  10. 3. Customs Officer Every day many people come to Australia from other countries. They don’t always know what they can bring into Australia. I can help with this. WOOF WOOF Me too!!

  11. 4. Law Clerk(Helps the Lawyer) Yes they are. I finished them yesterday. I need those papers you were working on for me. Are they ready yet?

  12. 5. Joining the Army, Navy or Airforce ARMY AIRFORCE NAVY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE LAWS OF AUSTRALIA, YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED IN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE FORCES.

  13. 6. Legal Secretary A legal secretary works very closely with the lawyer.

  14. 7. Australian or Victorian Public Servant If you study hard and your English is good, you can work for the government, especially in MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS.

  15. 8. Keyboard Operator/word processor for Law Companies Take the time to learn to TYPE. This skill can get you many good jobs.

  16. 9. Police Officer Victoria Police needs people from Asia and Africa.

  17. 10. Accounts Clerk SOMETIMES! I like working with numbers

  18. 11. Welfare/Community Worker The people in your community need a lot of help to understand Australia’s laws. You can get a job that will help them.

  19. 12. Security Officer There are many types of security officer. This one works at the airport.

  20. These are just SOME of the jobs you can think about if you are interested in LAW.There are many, many others that are also very good and very interesting.

  21. Can I Get These Jobs? Yes you can! How? Let’s look!!

  22. Administrative Assistant Certificate 3 in Business - Administration Certificate 2 in Business Certificate 1 in Business Complete Business Skills (Training Program) at TAFE Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  23. 2. Probation Officer – Works with people who have been in trouble with the POLICE. For this job, a University Degree is usually needed. HOWEVER, if you are a new arrival to Australia and speak more than one language, it is often easier to study for jobs like PROBATION OFFICER. These are the most important things you need to do before you start. Ask your TAFE College about what you should do next. A University degree is not always necessary. Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  24. 3. Customs Officer Certificate 4 in Government - Border Protection Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  25. 4. Law Clerk(Helps the Lawyer) Certificate IV in Business - Legal Services Certificate III in Business - Legal Administration Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  26. 5. Joining the Army, Air force or Navy Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  27. 6. Legal Secretary And don’t forget to do EVERTHING you can to improve your TYPING SKILLS – VERY important! Certificate 3 in Business - Administration Certificate 2 in Business Certificate 1 in Business Complete Business Skills (Training Program) at TAFE Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  28. 7. Australian or Victorian Public Servant Talk with your TAFE college about possible jobs as a Public Servant. There are MANY and they all require different skills. Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE But, the most important thing is GOOD ENGLISH – Both writtenand spoken. Therefore, follow these usual steps. There are many different ways to get a job in the Public Service – that means working for the Government.

  29. 8. Keyboard Operator/word processor for Law Companies At the same time it is also good to study other courses in Information Technology. Do a Keyboarding Skills Course Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  30. 9. POLICE OFFICER This Diploma is not easy, but remember, Victoria and Australia DO want Police Officers from Africa and Asia and BRIDGING COURSES are available to help you succeed. Talk to your TAFE College about different Certificates and BRIDGING COURSES you can do which will help you to study towards your ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF JUSTICE. Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  31. 10. Accounts Clerk Certificate 4 in Financial Services Certificate 3 in Financial Services Certificate 2 in Financial Services Certificate 1 in Financial Services Book-keeping Training Program Complete Certificate 4 in English (or equivalent/similar) at TAFE Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  32. 11. Welfare/Community Worker Certificate 4 in Community Services Work Certificate 4 or equivalent / similar in English Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  33. 12. Security Officer Certificate 3 in Security Operations Certificate 2 in Security Operations Certificate 4 or equivalent / similar in English Study English Language at Language School, Secondary School, AMES or TAFE

  34. Be Flexible! Remember, there are many different ways to be successful. Also remember that GOOD ENGLISH is the starting point for success in ALL these jobs. Therefore, don’t be in a big hurry to start a course. Make sure your English is good enough first. Good Luck!