1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, Revision 1  
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Contents >> Major Group 2 Professionals >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 27 Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals


    LEGAL, SOCIAL AND WELFARE PROFESSIONALS provide legal, social, vocational and spiritual advice to clients and the community, administer justice, and study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • assessing, discussing and assisting with the legal, social, vocational and spiritual needs of individuals and the community
    • providing legal advice and written opinions on points of law
    • presiding over judicial proceedings and pronouncing judgments
    • assessing resources for health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment and other community services
    • developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
    • assisting clients to understand and resolve problems
    • preparing and conducting services of public worship and acknowledgements of faith in accordance with accepted ceremonial requirements
    • undertaking historical and cultural research into human activity, and preparing reports of research findings

This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 271 Legal Professionals
        MINOR GROUP 272 Social and Welfare Professionals

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