Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

OccupationOccupationANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority

133111 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

Alternative Title: Building and Construction Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates construction of civil engineering and building projects, and the physical and human resources involved in the construction process. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
  • Coordinating labour resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • Consulting with architects, engineering professionals and other professionals, and technical and trades workers
  • Negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Preparing tenders and contract bids
  • Operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
  • Ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality, cost and safety
  • Arranging submission of plans to local authorities
  • Building under contract, or subcontracting specialised building services
  • Overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractors' work
  • Arranging building inspections by local authorities
Construction Project Manager 133111 VETASSESS

133211 ENGINEERING MANAGER

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the engineering and technical operations of an organisation.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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:

  • Determining, implementing and monitoring engineering strategies, policies and plans
  • Interpreting plans, drawings and specifications, and providing advice on engineering methods and procedures to achieve construction and production requirements
  • Establishing project schedules and budgets
  • Ensuring conformity with specifications and plans, and with laws, regulations and safety standards
  • Ensuring engineering standards of quality, cost, safety, timeliness and performance are observed
  • Overseeing maintenance requirements to optimise efficiency
  • Liaising with marketing, research and manufacturing managers regarding engineering aspects of new construction and product design
  • May contribute to research and development projects
Engineering Manager 133211 Engineers Australia​ or AIM

134212 NURSING CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Alternative Titles:

Director of Nursing
Senior Nurse Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates nursing programs and clinical services in a hospital, aged care or other health service facility, maintains standards of nursing care, provides leadership to ensure an appropriately skilled nursing and midwifery workforce, and contributes to health service planning. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Assistant Director of Nursing
Deputy Director of Nursing
Executive Director of Nursing

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • Coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • Monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • Controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • Liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • Advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • Representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
  • Controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
Nursing Clinical Director 134212 ANMAC

134213 PRIMARY HEALTH ORGANISATION MANAGER

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates a primary health organisation that provides a broad range of out-of-hospital health services.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • Coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • Monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • Controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • Liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • Advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • Representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
  • Controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
Primary Health Organisation Manager 134213 VETASSESS

221111 ACCOUNTANT (GENERAL)

Provides services relating to compliance-based financial reporting, auditing, insolvency and accounting information systems; and advises on associated record-keeping requirements. Registration or licensing may be required for certain services such as auditing.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Financial Analyst
Insolvency Consultant
Insolvency Practitioner

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
  • Preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • Conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • Examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
  • Providing assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • Providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • Preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations
  • Liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • Introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • May appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects
Accountant (General) 221111 CPAA/ ICAA/IPA

232111 ARCHITECT

Plans and designs buildings, provides concepts, plans, specifications and detailed drawings, negotiates with builders and advises on the procurement of buildings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Conservation or Heritage Architect

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
  • Providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • Preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • Writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • Consulting with professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
  • Compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
  • Preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
  • Inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards
Architect 232111 AACA

232214 OTHER SPATIAL SCIENTIST

Acquires, integrates, analyses, interprets, presents, manages and distributes information about locations in space and time, and develops related equipment, software and services.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Geographic Information Systems Manager

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining the position of points of interest on the earth's surface including marine floors, and preparing the final product data in digital form
  • Supervising the preparation of plans, maps, charts and drawings to give pictorial representations and managing spatial information systems
  • Undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems
  • Planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
  • Advising architects, engineering professionals, environmental and other scientists or other relevant professionals on the technical requirements of surveying, mapping and spatial information systems
  • Compiling and evaluating data, interpreting codes of practice, and writing reports concerning survey measurement, land use and tenure
  • Preparing site plans and survey reports required for conveyancing and land ownership matters
  • Evaluating, compiling and maintaining spatial information using a range of digital and graphical source materials, including aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, historical data, reports and statistics
  • Analysing and interpreting data to design maps, graphs, plans, drawings and three-dimensional models using geographic information and related systems
  • Developing and trialling new applications for use in geographic information systems
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of surveying or spatial science technicians in the production and reproduction of geographic products
Other Spatial Scientist 232214 VETASSESS

233611 MINING ENGINEER (EXCLUDING PETROLEUM)

Plans and directs the engineering aspects of locating and extracting minerals from the earth. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Process Engineer (Mining)

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).
Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

    • conducting preliminary surveys of mineral, petroleum and natural gas deposits with prospectors, Geologists, Geophysicists, other mineral scientists and other engineers to determine the resources present, the feasibility of extracting the reserves, and the design and development of the extraction process
    • preparing operation and project cost estimates and production schedules, and reporting progress, production and costs compared to budget
    • determining the most suitable methods of ore extraction taking account of such factors as depth of overburden, and attitude and physical characteristics of deposits and surrounding strata
    • preparing plans for tunnels and chambers, location and construction of mine shafts, layout of mine development and the application of appropriate mining techniques, often using computer modelling
    • assessing the natural, technical, financial and safety risks associated with the phases of the project development, construction and operations
    • determining the safety of processes, order of extraction and safety of mine walls, evaluating the risk of slippage and advising on the prevention of slippage and rock falls
    • planning and coordinating the utilisation of labour and equipment consistent with efficiency targets, statutes, safety guidelines and environmental conditions
    • planning and conducting research and providing advice on engineering operations for the exploration, location and extraction of petroleum and natural gas
    • determining location for drilling
    • deciding on types of derrick and equipment including seabed platforms
    • devising methods of controlling the flow of oil and gas from wells

 

Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum) 233611 Engineers Australia

233612 PETROLEUM ENGINEER

Plans and directs the engineering aspects of locating and extracting petroleum or natural gas from the earth. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).
Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

    • conducting preliminary surveys of mineral, petroleum and natural gas deposits with prospectors, Geologists, Geophysicists, other mineral scientists and other engineers to determine the resources present, the feasibility of extracting the reserves, and the design and development of the extraction process
    • preparing operation and project cost estimates and production schedules, and reporting progress, production and costs compared to budget
    • determining the most suitable methods of ore extraction taking account of such factors as depth of overburden, and attitude and physical characteristics of deposits and surrounding strata
    • preparing plans for tunnels and chambers, location and construction of mine shafts, layout of mine development and the application of appropriate mining techniques, often using computer modelling
    • assessing the natural, technical, financial and safety risks associated with the phases of the project development, construction and operations
    • determining the safety of processes, order of extraction and safety of mine walls, evaluating the risk of slippage and advising on the prevention of slippage and rock falls
    • planning and coordinating the utilisation of labour and equipment consistent with efficiency targets, statutes, safety guidelines and environmental conditions
    • planning and conducting research and providing advice on engineering operations for the exploration, location and extraction of petroleum and natural gas
    • determining location for drilling
    • deciding on types of derrick and equipment including seabed platforms
    • devising methods of controlling the flow of oil and gas from wells
Petroleum Engineer 233612 Engineers Australia

233911 AERONAUTICAL ENGINEER

Performs and supervises engineering work concerned with the design, development, manufacture, maintenance and modification of aircraft for flight. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Aeronautical Engineering Officer (Navy) 
Aerospace Engineer 
Aerospace Engineer Officer - Aeronautical (Air Force) 
Aerospace Engineer Officer - Armament (Air Force) 
Aerospace Engineer Officer - Electronics (Air Force) 
Avionics Systems Engineer 
Weapons Aeronautical Engineering Officer (Navy)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

 
Aeronautical Engineer 233911 Engineers Australia

233912 AGRICULTURAL ENGINEER

Alternative Title : Natural Resources Engineer

Performs and supervises engineering work related to the use and development of agricultural land, buildings, machines and equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

   
Agricultural Engineer 233912 Engineers Australia

233914 ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

Analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of engineering projects. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Aeronautical Engineering Technologist
Agricultural Engineering Technologist
Biomedical Engineering Technologist
Chemical Engineering Technologist
Industrial Engineering Technologist
Mining Engineering Technologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

 
Engineering Technologist 233914 Engineers Australia

233915 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Assesses the impact on air, water, soil and noise levels in the vicinity of engineering projects, plans and designs equipment and processes for the treatment and safe disposal of waste material, and assesses what may cause problems for the environment in the long-term. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Environmental Engineer 233915 Engineers Australia

233916 NAVAL ARCHITECT (AUS) / MARINE DESIGNER (NZ)

Designs and oversees the construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Naval Architect 233916 Engineers Australia

234111 AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANT

Alternative Title: Agricultural Adviser

Advises farmers, agricultural businesses, rural industries and government on the production, processing and distribution of farm products.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Agricultural Extension Officer 
Landcare Officer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

  • Collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, feed, soil and other factors affecting production
  • Advising farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options
  • Advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs
  • Studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
  • Studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
  • Developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production
  • Managing forest resources to maximise their long-term commercial, recreational and environmental benefits for the community
  • Studying the propagation and culture of forest trees, methods for improving the growth of stock, and the effects of thinning on forest yields
  • Preparing plans for reafforestation and devising efficient harvesting systems
  • Investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases
Agricultural Consultant 234111 VETASSESS

234112 AGRICULTURAL SCIENTIST

Studies commercial plants, animals and cultivation techniques to enhance the productivity of farms and agricultural industries.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

  • Collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, feed, soil and other factors affecting production
  • Advising farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options
  • Advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs
  • Studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
  • Studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
  • Developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production
  • Managing forest resources to maximise their long-term commercial, recreational and environmental benefits for the community
  • Studying the propagation and culture of forest trees, methods for improving the growth of stock, and the effects of thinning on forest yields
  • Preparing plans for reafforestation and devising efficient harvesting systems
  • Investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases
 
Agricultural Scientist 234112 VETASSESS

234113 FORESTER (AUS) / FOREST SCIENTIST (NZ)

Studies, develops and manages forest areas to maintain commercial and recreational uses, conserve flora and fauna, and protect against fire, pests and diseases.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Forestry Adviser 
Forestry Consultant

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

  • Collecting and analysing data and samples of produce, feed, soil and other factors affecting production
  • Advising farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options
  • Advising farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal husbandry and feeding programs
  • Studying the environmental factors affecting commercial crop production, pasture growth, animal breeding, and the growth and health of forest trees
  • Studying the effects of cultivation techniques, soils, insects and plant diseases on animal, crop and forest production
  • Developing procedures and techniques for solving agricultural problems and improving the efficiency of production
  • Managing forest resources to maximise their long-term commercial, recreational and environmental benefits for the community
  • Studying the propagation and culture of forest trees, methods for improving the growth of stock, and the effects of thinning on forest yields
  • Preparing plans for reafforestation and devising efficient harvesting systems
  • Investigating, planning and implementing management procedures to cope with the effects of fires, floods, droughts, soil erosion, insect pests and diseases
Forester 234113 VETASSESS

234611 MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST

Alternative Titles:

Hospital Scientist
Medical Scientific Officer

Conducts medical laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: IVF Embryologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

  • Preparing tissue sections for microscopic examination
  • Examining and analysing samples to study the effects of microbial infections
  • Analysing samples of body tissue and fluids to develop techniques to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
  • Advising medical practitioners on the interpretation of tests and methods for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
  • Setting up the steps and rules of laboratory medical testing
  • Operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Maintaining laboratory quality assurance and safety standards
  • Preparing scientific papers and reports
  • Studies the formation, early growth and development of living organisms
Medical Laboratory Scientist 234611 AIMS​

234711 VETERINARIAN

Alternative Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Diagnoses, treats and prevents animal diseases, ailments and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Veterinary Parasitologist 
Veterinary Pathologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Treating animals medically and surgically, and administering and prescribing drugs, analgesics, and general and local anaesthetics
  • Determining the presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography and ultrasound
  • Performing surgery, dressing wounds and setting broken bones
  • Rendering obstetric services to animals
  • Participating in programs designed to prevent the occurrence and spread of animal diseases
  • Inoculating animals against, and testing for, infectious diseases and notifying authorities of outbreaks of infectious animal diseases
  • Performing autopsies to determine cause of death
  • Advising clients on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, breeding and care of animals
  • May provide professional services to commercial firms producing biological and pharmaceutical products
  • May specialise in the treatment of a particular animal group or in a particular specialty area such as cardiology, chiropractic, dermatology or critical care
Veterinarian 234711 AVBC

241111 EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL) TEACHER

Alternative Title: Kindergarten Teacher

Plans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Preschool Director

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Planning and structuring learning in both indoor and outdoor environments using a variety of materials and equipment to facilitate students' development
  • Providing a variety of experiences and activities to develop motor skills, cooperative social skills, confidence and understanding
  • Promoting language development through story telling, role play, songs, rhymes and informal discussions held individually and within groups
  • Observing students to evaluate progress and to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance and other disabilities
  • Observing nutritional health, welfare and safety needs of students and identifying factors which may impede students' progress
  • Discussing students' progress with parents
  • Attending parent interviews, and staff and committee meetings
  • Participating in community and family support programs as appropriate
  • Supervising student teachers on placement
 
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher 241111 AITSL​

241411 SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER

Teaches one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Kaiako Kura Tuarua (NZ) 
Secondary School Teacher-Librarian

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Presenting prescribed curriculum using a range of teaching techniques and materials
  • Developing students' interests, abilities and coordination by way of creative activities
  • Guiding discussions and supervising work in class
  • Preparing, administering and marking tests, projects and assignments to evaluate students' progress and recording the results
  • Discussing individual progress and problems with students and parents, and seeking advice from student counsellors and senior teachers
  • Maintaining discipline in classrooms and other school areas
  • Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • Liaising with parent, community and business groups
  • Maintaining class and scholastic records
  • Performing extra-curricular tasks such as assisting with sport, school concerts, excursions and special interest programs
  • Supervising student teachers on placement
Secondary School Teacher 241411 AITSL​

241511 SPECIAL NEEDS TEACHER

Teaches academic and living skills to primary, middle or intermediate, and secondary school students with particular learning difficulties using various techniques, and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Behaviour Support Teacher 
Remedial Teacher 
Teacher of Gifted Students

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing students' abilities and limitations with regard to intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities, exceptional intellectual gifts, or specific problems of language and culture
  • Planning, organising and implementing special programs to provide remedial or advanced tuition
  • Administering various forms of assessment and interpreting the results
  • Teaching basic academic subjects, and practical and self-help skills to hearing and sight impaired students
  • Devising instructional materials, methods and aids to assist in training and rehabilitation
  • Advising, instructing and counselling parents and teachers on the availability and use of special techniques
  • Stimulating and developing interests, abilities, manual skills and coordination
  • Conferring with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons for special needs students
  • Preparing and maintaining student data and other records and submitting reports
Special Needs Teacher 241511 AITSL​

241512 TEACHER OF THE HEARING IMPAIRED

Teaches academic and living skills to hearing impaired students, and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing students' abilities and limitations with regard to intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities, exceptional intellectual gifts, or specific problems of language and culture
  • Planning, organising and implementing special programs to provide remedial or advanced tuition
  • Administering various forms of assessment and interpreting the results
  • Teaching basic academic subjects, and practical and self-help skills to hearing and sight impaired students
  • Devising instructional materials, methods and aids to assist in training and rehabilitation
  • Advising, instructing and counselling parents and teachers on the availability and use of special techniques
  • Stimulating and developing interests, abilities, manual skills and coordination
  • Conferring with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons for special needs students
  • Preparing and maintaining student data and other records and submitting reports
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired 241512 AITSL​​

241513 TEACHER OF THE SIGHT IMPAIRED

Teaches academic and living skills to sight impaired students, and promotes students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing students' abilities and limitations with regard to intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities, exceptional intellectual gifts, or specific problems of language and culture
  • Planning, organising and implementing special programs to provide remedial or advanced tuition
  • Administering various forms of assessment and interpreting the results
  • Teaching basic academic subjects, and practical and self-help skills to hearing and sight impaired students
  • Devising instructional materials, methods and aids to assist in training and rehabilitation
  • Advising, instructing and counselling parents and teachers on the availability and use of special techniques
  • Stimulating and developing interests, abilities, manual skills and coordination
  • Conferring with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons for special needs students
  • Preparing and maintaining student data and other records and submitting reports
Teacher of the Sight Impaired 241513 AITSL​

241599 SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS NEC

This occupation group covers Special Education Teachers not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing students' abilities and limitations with regard to intellectual, physical, social and emotional disabilities, exceptional intellectual gifts, or specific problems of language and culture
  • Planning, organising and implementing special programs to provide remedial or advanced tuition
  • Administering various forms of assessment and interpreting the results
  • Teaching basic academic subjects, and practical and self-help skills to hearing and sight impaired students
  • Devising instructional materials, methods and aids to assist in training and rehabilitation
  • Advising, instructing and counselling parents and teachers on the availability and use of special techniques
  • Stimulating and developing interests, abilities, manual skills and coordination
  • Conferring with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons for special needs students
  • Preparing and maintaining student data and other records and submitting reports
Special Education Teachers nec 241599 AITSL​

251211 MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC RADIOGRAPHER

Alternative Title: Medical Imaging Technologist

Operates X-ray and other medical imaging equipment to produce images for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction withDiagnostic and Interventional Radiologists or other Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Magnetic Resonance Technologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • Determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • Calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • Explaining procedures to patients and answering patients' inquiries about processes
  • Ensuring patients' welfare during procedures
  • Positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • Viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • Conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 251211 ASMIRT

251212 MEDICAL RADIATION THERAPIST

Operates high energy X-ray and other radiation and electron generating and monitoring equipment to administer radiation treatment for medical purposes in conjunction with Radiation Oncologists or other specialist Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • Determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • Calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • Explaining procedures to patients and answering patients' inquiries about processes
  • Ensuring patients' welfare during procedures
  • Positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • Viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • Conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners
 
Medical Radiation Therapist 251212 ASMIRT

251213 NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST

Performs or assists in performing diagnostic examinations using radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals, and administers radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for therapeutic purposes under the direction of specialist Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • Determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • Calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • Explaining procedures to patients and answering patients' inquiries about processes
  • Ensuring patients' welfare during procedures
  • Positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • Viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • Conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners
Nuclear Medicine Technologist 251213 ANZSNM

251214 SONOGRAPHER

Alternative Title: Ultrasonographer

Operates ultrasound equipment to acquire, interpret and selectively record anatomical images, physical data and real-time physiological information for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction with Medical Practitioners.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • Determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • Calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • Explaining procedures to patients and answering patients' inquiries about processes
  • Ensuring patients' welfare during procedures
  • Positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • Viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • Conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners
Sonographer 251214 ASMIRT

252112 OSTEOPATH

Diagnoses and treats tissue strains, stresses and dysfunctions which impede normal neural, vascular and biochemical mechanisms, and provides advice on preventing these disorders. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Administering a variety of neurological, musculoskeletal and functional tests to identify and assess physical problems and ailments of patients
  • Planning and discussing effective management of patients' dysfunction
  • Designing, reviewing, monitoring, assessing and evaluating treatment programs
  • Assisting and improving the function of all body systems such as musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine and genitourinary systems
  • Recording detailed patient medical histories, treatments delivered and the patients' responses and progress to treatments
  • Referring patients to specialists and liaising with other health professionals in relation to patients' problems, needs and progress
  • Educating patients, their partners, family and friends in therapeutic procedures, such as home exercises and lifestyle changes, to enhance patients' health and wellbeing
Osteopath 252112 AOAC

252411 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Assesses functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, and provides therapy to enable people to perform their daily activities and occupations. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing clients' emotional, psychological, developmental and physical capabilities using clinical observations and standardised tests
  • Assessing clients' functional potential in their home, leisure, work and school environments, and recommending environmental adaptations to maximise their performance
  • Planning and directing programs through the use of vocational, recreational, remedial, social and educational activities on an individual and group basis
  • Providing advice to family members, carers, employers and teachers about adapting clients' home, leisure, work and school environments
  • Providing adaptive equipment, such as wheel chairs and splints, to assist clients to overcome their functional limitations
  • Working with other health professionals in overall case management of clients
  • Working with other professionals in providing specialist advice to specific client groups such as those requiring driver rehabilitation, third-party compensation and medico-legal representation
  • Recording clients' progress and maintaining professional relationships in accordance with relevant legislative requirements and ethical guidelines
Occupational Therapist 252411 OTC

252511 PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Alternative Title: Physical Therapist

Assesses, treats and prevents disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Aquatic Physiotherapist 
Cardiothoracic Physiotherapist 
Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist 
Gerentological Physiotherapist 
Maori Physiotherapist (NZ) 
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 
Neurological Physiotherapist 
Occupational Health Physiotherapist 
Paediatric Physiotherapist 
Sports Physiotherapist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients
  • Designing treatment programs to address patients' problems
  • Treating patients to reduce pain, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, improve cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, restore joint mobility, and improve balance and coordination
  • Using the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, cold, massage, manipulation, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultraviolet and infra-red light and ultrasound in the treatment of patients
  • Reviewing, continually monitoring, assessing and evaluating programs and treatments
  • Consulting with other health professionals as required about patients' problems, needs and progress
  • Instructing patients and their families in procedures to be continued at home
  • Recording treatments given and patients' responses and progress
  • Developing and implementing screening and preventative health promotion programs
Physiotherapist 252511 APC

252611 PODIATRIST

Prevents, diagnoses and treats disorder of the feet. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Podiatric Surgeon

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients' feet to determine the nature and extent of conditions, deformities and injuries
  • Examining and treating foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and other neuropathies
  • Prescribing and arranging the fabrication of footwear to correct foot abnormalities
  • Performing minor surgery to remove and improve abnormal conditions
  • Prescribing and fitting replaceable pads, palliative and functional supports and other devices for the protection and correction of foot abnormalities
  • Advising patients about continued treatment and foot care
  • May provide rehabilitation services to the physically handicapped
  • May refer patients to or have patients referred from medical practitioners
Podiatrist 252611 (a) APodA; or (b) ANZPAC

253111 GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Alternative Title: General Medical Practitioner

Diagnoses, treats and prevents human physical and mental disorders and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Medical Officer (Navy)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least one year of hospital-based training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Conducting examinations and questioning patients to determine the nature of disorders and illnesses, and recording patients' medical information
  • Ordering laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures, and interpreting findings to assist in diagnosis
  • Providing overall care for patients, and prescribing and administering treatments, medications and other remedial measures
  • Monitoring patients' progress and response to treatment
  • Advising on diet, exercise and other habits which aid prevention and treatment of disease and disorders
  • Referring patients to, and exchanging medical information with, specialist medical practitioners
  • Reporting births, deaths and notifiable diseases to government authorities
  • Arranging the admission of patients to hospitals
General Practitioner 253111 Medical Board of Australia

253314 MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST

Alternative Title: Medical Oncology Physician

Investigates, diagnoses and treats patients with cancer using chemotherapy and biological therapy. Registration or licensing is required.

Gynaecological, Radiation and Surgical Oncologists are excluded from this occupation. Gynaecological Oncologists are included in Unit Group 2539 Other Medical Practitioners, in Occupation 253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Radiation Oncologists are included in Unit Group 2539 Other Medical Practitioners, in Occupation 253918 Radiation Oncologist. Surgical Oncologists are included in Unit Group 2535 Surgeons, in Occupation 253511 Surgeon (General).

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level: 

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Medical Oncologist 253314 Medical Board of Australia​

253316 GASTROENTEROLOGIST

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders of the human liver, stomach and associated organs. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Gastroenterologist 253316 Medical Board of Australia​

253317 INTENSIVE CARE SPECIALIST

Alternative Titles:

Intensive Care Medicine Specialist
Intensivist

Investigates, diagnoses and treats patients in need of intensive and critical care. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Intensive Care Specialist 253317 Medical Board of Australia​

253318 NEUROLOGIST

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases and injuries of the human brain, spinal cord, nervous system and muscle tissue. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Neurologist 253318 Medical Board of Australia​

253321 PAEDIATRICIAN

Investigates, diagnoses and treats internal diseases and disorders in children from birth up to, and including, adolescence. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Neonatologist 
Paediatric Thoracic Physician

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

    • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
    • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
    • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
    • Recording medical information and data
    • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
    • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
    • May consult other medical specialists
Paediatrician 253321 Medical Board of Australia​

253411 PSYCHIATRIST

Diagnoses, assesses, treats and prevents human mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Child Psychiatrist 
Forensic Psychiatrist 
Geriatric Psychiatrist 
Medical Psychotherapist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing patients' mental and physical status to determine the nature and extent of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders
  • Assessing patients' medical, psychiatric and psychological histories
  • Examining patients to determine general physical condition
  • Ordering laboratory tests, imaging, neuropsychological tests and other diagnostic procedures
  • Examining the results of tests and examinations to determine the most appropriate forms of treatment
  • Prescribing and administering medication, psychotherapy, and other physical treatments and rehabilitation programs
  • Arranging admission to hospitals and providing in-patient treatment
  • Consulting, supervising and working with other medical practitioners and health professionals
  • Determining whether patients require involuntary treatment in accordance with relevant mental health acts
  • Assisting courts and other statutory bodies in managing patients in legal and forensic settings
  • Teaching medical students and registrars, and assessing their progress by administering tests
Psychiatrist 253411 Medical Board of Australia​

253513 NEUROSURGEON

Performs surgery to correct disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Neurosurgeon 253513 Medical Board of Australia​

253514 ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Performs surgery to treat muscular and skeletal diseases and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Orthopaedic Surgeon 253514 Medical Board of Australia​

253515 OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGIST

Alternative Titles: 

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
Head and Neck Surgeon

Performs surgery to correct diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Laryngologist 
Otologist 
Rhinologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Otorhinolaryngologist 253515 Medical Board of Australia​

253516 PAEDIATRIC SURGEON

Provides surgical care and treatment to children from birth up to, and including, adolescence. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Paediatric Surgeon 253516 Medical Board of Australia​

253517 PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON

Performs surgery to repair and reconstruct muscle and tissue injuries and congenital deformities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon 253517 Medical Board of Australia​

253913 OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST

Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical and surgical services related to the care of women, foetuses and children during pregnancy and childbirth, and to disorders of the female genital, urinary, rectal and reproductive organs. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Gynaecological Oncologist 
Reproductive Endocrinologist 
Urogynaecologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 253913 Medical Board of Australia​

253914 OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Alternative Titles:

Eye Specialist
Eye Surgeon

Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to diseases, injuries and deficiencies of the human eye and associated structures. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Ophthalmologist 253914 Medical Board of Australia​

253915 PATHOLOGIST

Identifies the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conducts tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Clinical Cytopathologist 
Forensic Pathologist 
Immunologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Pathologist 253915 Medical Board of Australia​

261112 SYSTEMS ANALYST

Evaluates processes and methods used in existing ICT systems, proposes modifications, additional system components or new systems to meet user needs as expressed in specifications and other documentation.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

    • working with users to formulate and document business requirements
    • identifying, investigating, and analysing business processes, procedures and work practices
    • identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour
    • using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
    • taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
    • creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
    • developing functional specifications for use by system developers
    • using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
    • acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process
Systems Analyst 261112 ACS

261311 ANALYST PROGRAMMER

Alternative Title: Programmer Analyst

Analyses user needs, produces requirements documentation and system plans, and encodes, tests, debugs, maintains and documents programs and applications.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
  • Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
  • Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
Analyst Programmer 261311 ACS

271311 SOLICITOR

Provides legal advice, prepares and drafts legal documents, and conducts negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Interviewing clients to determine the nature of problems, and recommending and undertaking appropriate legal action
  • Preparing cases for court by conducting investigations, undertaking research, arranging witness preparation and attendance, and giving notice of court actions
  • Representing clients in court
  • Managing conveyancing and other property matters by preparing contracts of sale, mortgage documents, lease documents and other documents relating to the transfer of land and buildings
  • Preparing and critically reviewing contracts between parties
  • Preparing wills
  • Providing advice on family law, company law, partnerships, commercial law and trusts
  • May act as trustee or guardian
  • May act as executor of clients' wills
Solicitor 271311 a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

272312 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Investigates learning and teaching, and develops psychological techniques to foster the development and skills of individuals and groups in educational settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • Administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • Developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • Consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • Conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • Collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • Formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • Developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • Conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • Performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
Educational Psychologist 272312 APS

272313 ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Alternative Titles:

Industrial Psychologist 
Occupational Psychologist

Applies psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structure, and solve problems of work performance and organisational design. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • Administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • Developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • Consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • Conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • Collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • Formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • Developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • Conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • Performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
Organisational Psychologist 272313 APS

272399 PSYCHOLOGISTS NEC

This occupation group covers Psychologists not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • Administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • Developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • Consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • Conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • Collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • Formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • Developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • Conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • Performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
Psychologists nec 272399 APS

272511 SOCIAL WORKER

Assesses the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assists and empowers people to develop and use the skills and resources needed to resolve social and other problems, and furthers human wellbeing and human rights, social justice and social development. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Whanau Support Worker (Family Support Worker) (NZ)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Acting as a facilitator between clients in need and community services
  • Assessing resources for health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment and other community services
  • Providing leadership and assistance for the implementation of pilot projects in community development and self-help, and planning and implementing research projects to address client needs, organisation goals and social policy
  • Cooperating with community organisations, social agencies and voluntary groups to improve services and develop new services
  • Conducting individual and family case interviews to identify the nature and extent of clients' problems
  • Assisting clients to understand and resolve problems by providing information, acting as a mediator and referring them to community and self-help agencies
  • Analysing, developing, promoting and implementing social policies through the use of practice experience, research, analytic frameworks, and negotiation skills to respond to social need through a fair, equitable and effective allocation of social resources
  • Monitoring the progress of clients by maintaining contact
  • Compiling case records and reports
Social Worker 272511 AASW​

312211 CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSON

Prepares detailed drawings and plans for civil engineering work in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson 
Plumbing Engineering Draftsperson 
Road Design Draftsperson 
Sewage Reticulation Drafting Officer 
Structural Engineering Drafting Officer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams, bridges and other structures
  • Performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
  • Interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
  • Collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
  • Estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
  • Inspecting civil engineering works, and organising and supervising maintenance and repair work
  • Conducting field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collecting data for traffic surveys
Civil Engineering Draftsperson 312211 Engineers Australia​/VETASSESS

312212 CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Conducts tests of construction materials, prepares sketches and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Civil Engineering Professionals and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Civil Engineering Assistant 
Civil Laboratory Technician 
Geotechnical Laboratory Technician

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing sketches, charts, tabulations, plans and designs for civil engineering works such as drainage, water supply, sewerage reticulation systems, roads, airports, dams, bridges and other structures
  • Performing and directing fieldwork and laboratory testing
  • Interpreting work assignment instructions, applying appropriate procedures and selecting equipment
  • Collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
  • Estimating material costs and ensuring finished works are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions
  • Inspecting civil engineering works, and organising and supervising maintenance and repair work
  • Conducting field and laboratory tests of construction materials and soils, and collecting data for traffic surveys
Civil Engineering Technician 312212 VETASSESS

312311 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DRAFTSPERSON

Prepares detailed drawings and plans of electrical installations and circuitry in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Electrical Engineering Design Draftsperson 
Electrical Engineering Detail Draftsperson 
Electrical Engineering Drafting Officer 
Relays Draftsperson 
Substation Design Draftsperson

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
  • Assisting electrical engineers and engineering technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
  • Collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
  • Estimating materials costs and quantities
  • Inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
  • Assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
  • Undertaking electrical workshop functions such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
  • Assisting with research and experimentation programs
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 312311 Engineers Australia​

312312 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

Alternative Title: Electrical Engineering Technical Officer

Conducts tests of electrical systems, prepares charts and tabulations, and assists in estimating costs in support of Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technologists. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Electrical Engineering Laboratory Technician 
Electrical Instrument Technician

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing drawings, plans and diagrams of electrical installations and circuitry
  • Assisting electrical engineers and engineering technologists in design and layout of electrical installations and circuitry on substations, switchgear, cabling systems and motor control systems
  • Collecting data, performing tests and complex calculations, graphing results, and preparing charts and tabulations
  • Estimating materials costs and quantities
  • Inspecting designs and finished products for compliance with specifications and regulations
  • Assembling, installing, testing, calibrating, modifying and repairing electrical equipment and installations to conform with regulations and safety requirements
  • Undertaking electrical workshop functions such as installing assemblies for protection relays, metering and indicating devices
  • Assisting with research and experimentation programs
Electrical Engineering Technician 312312 TRA

313212 TELECOMMUNICATIONS FIELD ENGINEER

Plans, designs, commissions and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated equipment, provides technical advice and information, and identifies complex problems and initiates action to resolve them.

Skill Level: 2

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems
  • Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
  • Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
  • Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
  • Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
  • Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
  • Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults
Telecommunications Field Engineer 313212 Engineers Australia​

313214 TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICAL OFFICER OR TECHNOLOGIST

Carries out specialised design and support functions in telecommunications engineering including optimisation and performance monitoring of telecommunications networks, diagnosis and repair of faults, and the selection and installation of equipment.

Skill Level: 2

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems
  • Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
  • Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
  • Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
  • Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
  • Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
  • Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist 313214 Engineers Australia​

321111 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIAN

Alternative Title: Automotive Electrical Fitter

Installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
  • Dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components
  • Installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
  • Connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
  • Adjusting engine control systems and timing
  • Testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
  • Repairing and replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring
  • Replacing defective parts such as fuses, lamps and switches
 
Automotive Electrician 321111 TRA

321211 MOTOR MECHANIC (GENERAL)

Alternative Title: Automotive Light Mechanic

Maintains, tests and repairs petrol engines and the mechanical parts of lightweight motor vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Automatic Transmission Mechanic 
Automotive Airconditioning Mechanic 
Brake Mechanic 
Ground Support Equipment Fitter (Air Force) 
Roadside Mechanic
Vehicle Mechanic (Army)

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
  • May inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
  • May respond to vehicle breakdown service calls
Motor Mechanic (General) 321211 TRA

321212 DIESEL MOTOR MECHANIC

Maintains, tests and repairs diesel motors and the mechanical parts of trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Automotive Heavy Mechanic

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
  • May inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
  • May respond to vehicle breakdown service calls
Diesel Motor Mechanic 321212 TRA

322311 METAL FABRICATOR

Marks off and fabricates structural steel and other metal stock to make or repair metal products and structures such as boilers and pressure vessels.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Boilermaker-Welder 
Brass Finisher 
Metal Fabricator-Welder 
Metal Template Maker 
Structural Steel Trades Worker

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • Selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • Cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • Examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • Finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • Cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding
Metal Fabricator 322311 TRA

322313 WELDER (FIRST CLASS) (AUS) / WELDER (NZ)

Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation: Special Class Welder

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • Selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • Cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • Examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • Finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • Cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding
Welder (First Class) 322313 TRA

323211 FITTER (GENERAL)

Fits and assembles metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Computer Numeric Control Setter 
Diesel Fitter-Mechanic 
Fitter-Machinist 
Fitter-Mechanic 
Maintenance Fitter 
Mechanic (Diesel and Heavy Earthmoving Equipment) 
Plant Mechanic

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
  • Fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
  • Forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
  • Diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
  • May erect machines and equipment on-site
Fitter (General) 323211 TRA

323212 FITTER AND TURNER

Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation: Fitter Armament (Army)

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
  • Fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
  • Forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
  • Diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
  • May erect machines and equipment on-site
 
Fitter and Turner 323212 TRA

323213 FITTER-WELDER

Fits, assembles and welds metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
  • Fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
  • Forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
  • Diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
  • May erect machines and equipment on-site
Fitter-Welder 323213 TRA

323214 METAL MACHINIST (FIRST CLASS)

Sets up and operates machine tools to shape and form metal stock and castings to fine tolerances, using detailed drawings and specifications.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Aircraft Machinist 
Automotive Machinist 
Metal Machine Setter 
Metal Turner 
Milling Machinist 
Vertical Borer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
  • Fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
  • Checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
  • Setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
  • Forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
  • Cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
  • Preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
  • Diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
  • May erect machines and equipment on-site
Metal Machinist (First Class) 323214 TRA

323313 LOCKSMITH

Installs and maintains locks and related security devices and systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation: Safemaker

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
  • Dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
  • Inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
  • Installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
  • Calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
  • Making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
  • Testing circuits in electronic timepieces
  • May estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs
Locksmith 323313 TRA

331213 JOINER

Cuts, shapes and fits timber parts in workshops to form structures and fittings, ready for installation. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Joinery Machinist 
Joinery Patternmaker 
Joinery Setter-out

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • Ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
  • Cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
  • Erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
  • Nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  • Assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • Cutting wood joints
  • May construct concrete formwork
  • May repair existing fittings
  • May work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals
 
Joiner 331213 TRA

332211 PAINTING TRADES WORKER

Applies paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation: Paperhanger

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Erecting scaffolding and ladders, and placing drop sheets to protect adjacent areas from paint splattering
  • Preparing surfaces by removing old paint and wallpaper, fixing woodwork, filling holes and cracks, and smoothing and sealing surfaces
  • Selecting and preparing paints to required colours by mixing portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying additives
  • Applying paints, varnishes and stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers and sprays
  • Hanging wallpaper, matching patterns and trimming edges
  • Cleaning equipment and work areas
  • May repair windows and replace glass in wooden and metal frames
  • May lay and repair wall and floor tiles
Painting trades worker 332211 TRA

333111 GLAZIER

Measures, cuts, finishes, fits and installs flat glass and mirrors.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Glass Beveller 
Glass Embosser 
Glass Etcher 
Glass Silverer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining type and dimensions of glass required
  • Laying glass over patterns on padded tables and in jigs
  • Measuring and marking glass for cutting
  • Examining glass and marking defective areas
  • Cutting along patterns and templates
  • Breaking off sheets and excess glass with notched tools and glass pliers
  • Installing glass and mirrors in windows, skylights, display cases, interior walls and ceilings
  • Smoothing rough edges using belt sanders and smoothing wheels
  • May coat, cut, etch, trim and treat glass to achieve special effects
Glazier 333111 TRA

333411 WALL AND FLOOR TILER

Lays ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Ceramic Tiler 
Mosaic Tiler

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work
  • Preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces
  • Spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position
  • Using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes
  • Ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced
  • Grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout
  • Applying waterproofing systems
  • May lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
  • May lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics
Wall and Floor Tiler 333411 TRA

334111 PLUMBER (GENERAL)

Installs and repairs water, drainage, gas and sewerage pipes and systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Fire Services Plumber 
Sanitary Plumber 
Water Plumber

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • Setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • Installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • Designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • Fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • Assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • Installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • Installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • Installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • Fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings
Plumber (General) 334111 TRA

334112 AIRCONDITIONING AND MECHANICAL SERVICES PLUMBER

Installs, maintains and repairs piping, ducting and equipment for heating, cooling and ventilation of buildings or vessels. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Ductfixing Plumber

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • Setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • Installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • Designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • Fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • Assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • Installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • Installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • Installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • Fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings
 
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber 334112 TRA

342111 AIRCONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION MECHANIC

Assembles, installs, maintains and repairs industrial, commercial and domestic airconditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand : NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Establishing job requirements from drawings and specifications, and laying out installation reference points
  • Drilling holes, installing mounting brackets and cutting, bending and threading piping
  • Installing and repairing components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, oil and chilled water
  • Bolting, soldering, riveting, welding and brazing pipes to connect equipment, and checking alignment and accuracy of fit
  • Filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks
  • Test-operating refrigeration systems, checking mechanisms and making adjustments
  • Removing test gas and fluid using vacuum pumps, and filling with refrigerant
  • Checking and overhauling refrigeration systems, diagnosing faults and repairing and replacing defective components
  • Adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems
  • Recording causes of malfunctioning and action taken
 
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic 342111 TRA

224111 ACTUARY

Analyses mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial or economic data to predict and assess the long-term risk involved in financial decisions and planning. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Defining, analysing and solving complex financial and business problems relating to areas such as insurance premiums, annuities, superannuation funds, pensions and dividends
  • Examining financial projections for general insurance companies, finance companies, government and other organisations
  • Designing new types of policies, assessing risks and analysing investments in life insurance, superannuation funds, health insurance, friendly societies, financial markets and other areas
  • Formulating mathematical models to simulate processes
  • Applying models to experimental observations, and adjusting and recasting the models
  • Using numerical analysis methods to develop algorithms and perform computations
  • Liaising with management and clients to determine the subject or area to be surveyed or examined
  • Specifying the data to be collected, and the methodology to be used in collection and analysis
  • Evaluating and describing the reliability and utility of source information
  • Analysing and interpreting data, and producing relevant statistics to describe and infer particular trends and patterns
 
Actuary 224111 VETASSESS

271111 BARRISTER

Pleads cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Queen's Counsel 
Senior Counsel (Aus)

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Receiving written information in the form of briefs and verbal instructions concerning cases from Solicitors, other specialist Legal Professionals and clients
  • Providing advice and written opinions on points of law
  • Conferring with clients and witnesses in preparation for court proceedings
  • Drawing up pleadings, affidavits and other court documents
  • Researching statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases
  • Outlining the facts to the court, calling and questioning witnesses, and making addresses to the court to argue a client's case
  • Providing opinion on complex legal issues
  • May draw up or settle documents
Barrister 271111 a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

233913 BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER

Applies knowledge and methodology of physics, engineering, mathematics, computing, physical chemistry and materials science to problems in biology and the treatment and prevention of human disease. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Bioengineer
Clinical Engineer
Medical Engineer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Biomedical Engineer 233913 Engineers Australia

399111 BOAT BUILDER AND REPAIRER

Builds, repairs and modifies boats. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Composite Boat Builder 
Rigger (Boat) 
Sparmaker 
Wooden Boat Builder 
Yacht Builder

Indicative Skill Level: 

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying plans and specifications, and preparing templates and scale plans for fabrication and cutting of hull sections
  • Marking reference points and lines on dry docks and slipways
  • Checking position and functioning of slipway apparatus
  • Assembling shells of boats and erecting hull sections of ship
  • Erecting and preparing launching platforms, conducting pre-launch tests and supervising launching procedures
  • Installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machines, shafts and safety equipment
  • Building and installing structures such as cabins, machine mountings, propeller supports and rudders
  • Determining repair requirements and procedures
  • May make hull moulds and fabricate and repair vessels using materials such as aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre, kevlar, fibreglass and concrete
Boat Builder and Repairer 399111 TRA

331111 BRICKLAYER

Alternative Title: Blocklayer

Lays bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, partitions, arches and other structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Chimney Builder 
Refractory Bricklayer 
Retort Setter (Bricklaying) 
Tuckpointer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • Erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
  • Sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels
  • Laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints
  • Embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar
  • Checking vertical and horizontal alignment
  • Cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces
  • Repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures
  • Designing and cutting monumental masonry and lettering
  • Constructing walls using stone slabs and large masonry slab blocks
Bricklayer 331111 TRA

253312 CARDIOLOGIST

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases of the human heart. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Cardiologist 253312 Medical Board of Australia​

253512 CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEON

Performs heart and lung surgery. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Cardiothoracic Surgeon 253512 Medical Board of Australia​

331212 CARPENTER

Constructs, erects, installs, renovates and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Fixing Carpenter 
Formwork Carpenter 
Prop and Scenery Maker

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • Ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
  • Cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
  • Erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
  • Nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  • Assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • Cutting wood joints
  • May construct concrete formwork
  • May repair existing fittings
  • May work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals
Carpenter 331212 TRA

331211 CARPENTER AND JOINER

Constructs and installs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, and cuts, shapes and fits timber parts to form structures and fittings. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Shopfitter

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

    • Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
    • Ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
    • Cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
    • Erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
    • Nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
    • Assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
    • Cutting wood joints
    • May construct concrete formwork
    • May repair existing fittings
    • May work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals
Carpenter and Joiner 331211 TRA

232213 CARTOGRAPHER

Applies scientific, mathematical and cartographic design principles to prepare and revise maps, charts and other forms of cartographic output.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining the position of points of interest on the earth's surface including marine floors, and preparing the final product data in digital form
  • Supervising the preparation of plans, maps, charts and drawings to give pictorial representations and managing spatial information systems
  • Undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems
  • Planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
  • Advising architects, engineering professionals, environmental and other scientists or other relevant professionals on the technical requirements of surveying, mapping and spatial information systems
  • Compiling and evaluating data, interpreting codes of practice, and writing reports concerning survey measurement, land use and tenure
  • Preparing site plans and survey reports required for conveyancing and land ownership matters
  • Evaluating, compiling and maintaining spatial information using a range of digital and graphical source materials, including aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, historical data, reports and statistics
  • Analysing and interpreting data to design maps, graphs, plans, drawings and three-dimensional models using geographic information and related systems
  • Developing and trialling new applications for use in geographic information systems
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of surveying or spatial science technicians in the production and reproduction of geographic products
Cartographer 232213 VETASSESS

351311 CHEF

Plans and organises the preparation and cooking of food in a dining or catering establishment.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Chef de Partie 
Commis Chef 
Demi Chef 
Second Chef 
Sous Chef

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Planning menus, estimating food and labour costs, and ordering food supplies
  • Monitoring quality of dishes at all stages of preparation and presentation
  • Discussing food preparation issues with managers, dietitians and kitchen and waiting staff
  • Demonstrating techniques and advising on cooking procedures
  • Preparing and cooking food
  • Explaining and enforcing hygiene regulations
  • May select and train staff
  • May freeze and preserve foods
Chef 351311 TRA

233111 CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Designs and prepares specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale chemical plants, and supervises industrial processing and fabrication of products undergoing physical and chemical changes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing designs for chemical process systems and planning control systems for processes such as those used to remove and separate components, effect chemical changes, test and evaluate fuels, transfer heat, and control the storing and handling of solids, liquids and gases
  • Monitoring the operation and maintenance of equipment to achieve maximum efficiency under safe operating conditions
  • Ensuring correct materials and equipment are used and that they conform to specifications
  • Diagnosing malfunctions in chemical plants and instituting remedial action
  • Studying product utilisation and pollution control problems
  • Reviewing plans for new products and submitting material selection recommendations in accordance with design specifications and factors such as strength, weight and cost
  • Planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards
  • Conferring with producers of materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers, cements and elastomers, during the investigation and evaluation of materials suitable for specific product applications
  • Reviewing product failure data and implementing laboratory tests to establish or reject possible causes, and advising on ways to overcome any problems
Chemical Engineer 233111 Engineers Australia

134111 CHILD CARE CENTRE MANAGER

Alternative Titles: 

Child Care Centre Director
Child Care Coordinator

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the activities of a childcare centre or service including physical and human resources.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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:

  • Developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • Providing care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres
  • Directing and supervising child carers in providing care and supervision for young children
  • Ensuring the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
  • Complying with relevant government requirements and standards
  • Liaising with parents
  • Maintaining records and accounts for the centre
  • Recruiting staff and coordinating professional development
Child Care Centre Manager 134111 TRA

252111 CHIROPRACTOR

Diagnoses and treats physiological and mechanical disorders of the human locomotor system, particularly neuromuscular skeletal disorders, and provides advice on preventing these disorders. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Administering a variety of neurological, musculoskeletal and functional tests to identify and assess physical problems and ailments of patients
  • Planning and discussing effective management of patients' dysfunction
  • Designing, reviewing, monitoring, assessing and evaluating treatment programs
  • Assisting and improving the function of all body systems such as musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine and genitourinary systems
  • Recording detailed patient medical histories, treatments delivered and the patients' responses and progress to treatments
  • Referring patients to specialists and liaising with other health professionals in relation to patients' problems, needs and progress
  • Educating patients, their partners, family and friends in therapeutic procedures, such as home exercises and lifestyle changes, to enhance patients' health and wellbeing
Chiropractor 252111 CCEA

233211 CIVIL ENGINEER

Plans, designs, organises and oversees the construction and operation of dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, airports and other civil engineering projects. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Airfield Engineer Officer (Air Force) 
Hydraulics Engineer

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals
Civil Engineer 233211 Engineers Australia

253313 CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGIST

Investigates and diagnoses blood and other genetic disorders by studying cellular composition of blood and blood-producing tissues. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Clinical Haematologist 253313 Medical Board of Australia​

272311 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Consults with individuals and groups, assesses psychological disorders and administers programs of treatment. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Forensic Psychologist 
Health Psychologist 
Neuropsychologist

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  •  Administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • Developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • Consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • Conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • Collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • Formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • Developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • Conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • Performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
     
Clinical Psychologist 272311 APS

263111 COMPUTER NETWORK AND SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Plans, develops, deploys, tests and optimises network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provides troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Computer Network Engineer 
Computer Systems Integrator

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Analysing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
  • Researching, analysing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
  • Assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems
  • Providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies
  • Installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
  • Providing network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements
  • Preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions
  • Monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance
 
Computer Network and Systems Engineer 263111 ACS

253911 DERMATOLOGIST

Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Dermatologist 253911 Medical Board of Australia​

261312 DEVELOPER PROGRAMMER

Alternative Titles:

Applications Developer
ICT Developer
ICT Programmer

Interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Communications Programmer (Systems) 
Database Developer 
Database Programmer (Systems) 
Network Programmer 
Software Developer 
Software Programmer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
  • Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
  • Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
Developer Programmer 261312 ACS

253917 DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGIST

Provides diagnostic and treatment medical services, and monitors patients with various diseases utilising imaging techniques such as general radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Medical Imaging Specialist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

   
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist 253917 Medical Board of Australia​

334113 DRAINER (AUS) / DRAINLAYER (NZ)

Installs, maintains and designs below-ground drainage systems and associated sewerage or effluent disposal systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Septic Tank Installer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • Setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • Installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • Designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • Fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • Assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • Installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • Installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • Installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • Fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings
Drainer 334113 TRA

233311 ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Designs, develops and supervises the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the generation, distribution, utilisation and control of electric power. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Electrical Design Engineer 
Railway Signalling Engineer 
Signalling and Communications Engineer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Planning and designing power stations and power generation equipment
  • Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and other equipment
  • Developing products such as electric motors, components, equipment and appliances
  • Interpreting specifications, drawings, standards and regulations relating to electric power equipment and use
  • Organising and managing resources used in the supply of electrical components, machines, appliances and equipment
  • Establishing delivery and installation schedules for machines, switchgear, cables and fittings
  • Supervising the operation and maintenance of power stations, transmission and distribution systems and industrial plants
  • Designing and installing control and signalling equipment for road, rail and air traffic
  • May specialise in research in areas such as power generation and transmission systems, transformers, switchgear and electric motors, telemetry and control systems
Electrical Engineer 233311 Engineers Australia

341111 ELECTRICIAN (GENERAL)

Alternative Title: Electrical Fitter

Installs, tests, connects, commissions, maintains and modifies electrical equipment, wiring and control systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Armature Winder 
Electrical Contractor 
Heavy Coil Winder 
Railway Signal Electrician

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • Measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • Using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
  • Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
  • Positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • Connecting electrical systems to power supply
  • Testing continuity of circuit
  • Installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts
Electrician (General) 341111 TRA

341112 ELECTRICIAN (SPECIAL CLASS)

Services and repairs intricate and complex electrical and electronic circuitry. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • Measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • Using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
  • Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
  • Positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • Connecting electrical systems to power supply
  • Testing continuity of circuit
  • Installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts
Electrician (Special Class) 341112 TRA

342313 ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT TRADES WORKER

Installs, maintains and repairs electronic equipment and systems such asaudio and visual reproduction equipment, home entertainment systems, computers and electronic security systems.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Audiovisual Technician
Fire Alarm Technician
Home Theatre Technician
Security Technician
Video Technician

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • Adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • Reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • Advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • Receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • Monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • Installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • Applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker 342313 TRA

342314 ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT TRADES WORKER (GENERAL)

Alternative Title: Instrument and Control Service Person

Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs electronic instruments and control systems. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Communication Electronic Technician (Air Force) 
Electronic Technician (Navy)

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • Adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • Reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • Advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • Receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • Monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • Installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • Applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) 342314 TRA

342315 ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT TRADES WORKER (SPECIAL CLASS)

Alternative Title: Industrial Measurement and Control Technician

Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs complex electronic instruments and control systems which involve a combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • Adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • Reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • Advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • Receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • Monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • Installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • Applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) 342315 TRA

233411 ELECTRONICS ENGINEER

Designs, develops, adapts, installs, tests and maintains electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, communication systems, entertainment, transport and other industrial applications. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Communications Engineer (Army)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Designing electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications
  • Designing software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems
  • Developing apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems
  • Supervising installation and commissioning of computer, communication and control systems, and ensuring proper control and protection methods
  • Establishing and monitoring performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems
  • Designing communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communication media
  • Analysing communications traffic and level of service, and determining the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communication systems
  • Designing and developing signal processing algorithms and implementing these through appropriate choice of hardware and software
Electronics Engineer 233411 Engineers Australia

253912 EMERGENCY MEDICINE SPECIALIST

Alternative Title: Emergency Physician

Provides diagnostic medical services, and manages patients with acute and urgent illness and injury. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Emergency Medicine Specialist 253912 Medical Board of Australia​

253315 ENDOCRINOLOGIST

Investigates, diagnoses and treats disorders of the human glandular and hormonal systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

Diabetologist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Endocrinologist 253315 Medical Board of Australia​

221213 EXTERNAL AUDITOR

Designs and operates information and reporting systems, procedures and controls to meet external financial reporting requirements. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

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

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Arranging, giving notice of and attending meetings of directors and shareholders
  • Advising organisations' governing boards on matters concerning compliance with stock exchange listing rules, relevant legislation and corporation practice
  • Supervising organisations' share capital by preparing documents and share issues, and handling share transfers
  • Controlling treasury and treasury systems and establishing and reviewing risk management objectives and treasury policies
  • Identifying, managing and reporting on financial risks
  • Assisting with equity management, debt management, securities and taxation planning issues
  • Collecting, analysing and interpreting information on the financial standing, cost structures and trading effectiveness of organisations
  • Devising, re-organising and establishing budgetary cost control and other accounting systems such as computer-based systems
  • Conducting audits and investigations and preparing financial statements and reports for management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • Evaluating the cost effectiveness and risks of operational processes, activities, policies and systems
  • Reporting to management on the existence and effectiveness of the system of internal controls
  • Establishing audit objectives, and designing and implementing audit methodologies, processes and audit report criteria
External Auditor 221213 CPAA/IPA/CAANZ

333211 FIBROUS PLASTERER

Applies and fixes plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

Dry Wall Plasterer

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
  • Measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens
  • Preparing corner beads and securing them in position
  • Fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • Covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper
  • Mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, and levelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness
  • Plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
  • Creating decorative textures in finishing coats
  • Applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials
 
Fibrous Plasterer 333211 TRA

334114 GASFITTER

Installs, maintains and repairs gas mains, piping systems downstream of the billing meter, and appliances and ancillary equipment associated with the use of fuel gases, including liquefied petroleum gas systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Gas Main and Line Fitter 
Liquefied Petroleum Gasfitter

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • Setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • Installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • Designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • Fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • Assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • Installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • Installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • Installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • Fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings
Gasfitter 334114 TRA

233212 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER

Plans, directs and conducts survey work to analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures, and designs above and below ground foundations. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals
Geotechnical Engineer 233212 Engineers Australia

261111 ICT BUSINESS ANALYST

Alternative Titles:

BA (ICT)
Business Consultant (ICT)

Identifies and communicates with users to formulate and produce a requirements specification to create system and software solutions.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Business Systems Analyst

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Working with users to formulate and document business requirements
  • Identifying, investigating, and analysing business processes, procedures and work practices
  • Identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour
  • Using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
  • Taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
  • Creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
  • Developing functional specifications for use by system developers
  • Using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
  • Acting as a central reference and information source, providing guidance and assistance in the system project decision making process
ICT business Analyst 261111 ACS

233511 INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER

Investigates and reviews the utilisation of personnel, facilities, equipment and materials, current operational processes and established practices, to recommend improvement in the efficiency of operations in a variety of commercial, industrial and production environments. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Process Engineer (Industrial)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
  • Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation
  • Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
  • Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction
  • Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
  • Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained
  • Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules
Industrial Engineer 233511 Engineers Australia

221214 INTERNAL AUDITOR

Alternative Title: Audit Officer

Examines, verifies, evaluates and reports on financial, operational and managerial processes, systems and outcomes to ensure financial and operational integrity and compliance, and assists in business process reviews, risk assessments, developing deliverables and reporting progress against outcomes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

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

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Arranging, giving notice of and attending meetings of directors and shareholders
  • Advising organisations' governing boards on matters concerning compliance with stock exchange listing rules, relevant legislation and corporation practice
  • Supervising organisations' share capital by preparing documents and share issues, and handling share transfers
  • Controlling treasury and treasury systems and establishing and reviewing risk management objectives and treasury policies
  • Identifying, managing and reporting on financial risks
  • Assisting with equity management, debt management, securities and taxation planning issues
  • Collecting, analysing and interpreting information on the financial standing, cost structures and trading effectiveness of organisations
  • Devising, re-organising and establishing budgetary cost control and other accounting systems such as computer-based systems
  • Conducting audits and investigations and preparing financial statements and reports for management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • Evaluating the cost effectiveness and risks of operational processes, activities, policies and systems
  • Reporting to management on the existence and effectiveness of the system of internal controls
  • Establishing audit objectives, and designing and implementing audit methodologies, processes and audit report criteria
Internal Auditor 221214 VETASSESS

224511 LAND ECONOMIST

Alternative Title: Property Economist

Provides advice on the administration and use of land and property.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Asset Manager (Land and Property)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing advice on land and property financing and valuation matters
  • Researching and advising on the administration and use of land and property
  • Developing and implementing sales and leasing proposals for commercial land and property
  • Providing asset management services for the administration and use of land and property
  • Analysing land and property investments
  • Managing land and property portfolios and commercial property developments
  • Calculating values by considering market demand, condition of items, future trends and other factors
  • Examining property, selecting methods of valuation, and submitting written assessments
  • Giving evidence in legal proceedings, mediating on valuation matters and providing rental determinations for arbitration purposes
Land Economist 224511 VETASSESS

232112 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Plans and designs land areas for projects such as open space networks, parks, schools, institutions, roads, external areas for all building types, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial and residential sites.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
  • Providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • Preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • Writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • Consulting with professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
  • Compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
  • Preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
  • Inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards
Landscape Architect 232112 VETASSESS

341113 LIFT MECHANIC

Alternative Title: Lift Electrician

Designs, installs, maintains, services and repairs electric and hydraulic passenger and freight lifts, escalators, moving walkways and other lift equipment. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
  • Measuring and laying out installation reference points
  • Selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
  • Using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
  • Repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
  • Positioning and installing electrical switchboards
  • Connecting electrical systems to power supply
  • Testing continuity of circuit
  • Installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts
Lift Mechanic 341113 TRA

221112 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

Alternative Title: Cost Accountant

Provides services relating to performance-based financial reporting, asset valuation, budgetary systems, cost management, pricing, forecasting and the strategic governance of organisations. Provides advice on financial planning,risk management, carbon sequestration projects and carbon pricing and provides management with reports to assist in decision-making. May provide insight into cost performance and support the implementation of benchmarking and quality improvement initiatives. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:
Carbon Accountant
Commercial Accountant 
Product Accountant

Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
  • Preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • Conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • Examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
  • Providing assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • Providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • Preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations
  • Liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • Introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • May appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects
Management Accountant 221112 CPAA/IPA/CAANZ

233112 MATERIALS ENGINEER

Investigates the properties of metals, ceramics, polymers and other materials and assesses and develops their engineering and commercial applications. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing designs for chemical process systems and planning control systems for processes such as those used to remove and separate components, effect chemical changes, test and evaluate fuels, transfer heat, and control the storing and handling of solids, liquids and gases
  • Monitoring the operation and maintenance of equipment to achieve maximum efficiency under safe operating conditions
  • Ensuring correct materials and equipment are used and that they conform to specifications
  • Diagnosing malfunctions in chemical plants and instituting remedial action
  • Studying product utilisation and pollution control problems
  • Reviewing plans for new products and submitting material selection recommendations in accordance with design specifications and factors such as strength, weight and cost
  • Planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards
  • Conferring with producers of materials, such as metals, ceramics, polymers, cements and elastomers, during the investigation and evaluation of materials suitable for specific product applications
  • Reviewing product failure data and implementing laboratory tests to establish or reject possible causes, and advising on ways to overcome any problems
Materials Engineer 233112 Engineers Australia

233512 MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Plans, designs, organises and oversees the assembly, erection, commissioning, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process plant and installations. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Airconditioning Engineer 
Building Services Engineer
Heating and Ventilation Engineer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
  • Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation
  • Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
  • Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction
  • Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
  • Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained
  • Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules
 
Mechanical Engineer 233512 Engineers Australia

253999 MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS NEC

This occupation group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Medical Practitioners nec 253999 Medical Board of Australia​


234912 METALLURGIST

Researches, develops, controls and provides advice on processes used in extracting metals from their ores, and processes used for casting, alloying, heat treating or welding refined metals, alloys and other materials to produce commercial metal products or develop new alloys and processes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

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

Occupations:

234911 Conservator
234912 Metallurgist
234913 Meteorologist
234914 Physicist
234915 Exercise Physiologist
234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

 

Metallurgist 234912 VETASSESS

254111 MIDWIFE

Alternative Titles:

Certified Midwife
Registered Midwife

Provides care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such as the home, community, hospitals, clinics and health units. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Community Midwife 
Midwife Practitioner

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing advice and support during pre-conception, intrapartum, antenatal and postnatal periods in partnership with women
  • Providing care and management of pregnancy and birth
  • Assessing progress and recognising warning signs of abnormal and potentially abnormal pregnancies requiring referral to an obstetrician
  • Monitoring the condition of women and foetuses during pregnancy and throughout labour
  • Conducting health education classes and seminars to promote the health of mothers and babies such as reproductive health, antenatal education, preparation for parenthood and breastfeeding
  • Providing advice on nutrition, childcare and family planning
Midwife 254111 ANMAC​

254411 NURSE PRACTITIONER

Provides advanced and extended nursing care to patients, such as ordering diagnostic tests, undertaking diagnosis and health assessments, prescribing patient care management, medicines and therapies, as authorised in relevant nursing legislation, and referring to specialist Medical Practitioners and other Health Professionals in a range of health, welfare and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Nurse Practitioner 254411 ANMAC​

251411 OPTOMETRIST

Performs eye examinations and vision tests to determine the presence of visual, ocular and other abnormalities, ocular diseases and systemic diseases with ocular manifestations, and prescribes lenses, other optical aids, therapy and medication to correct and manage vision problems and eye diseases. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients' eyes and setting tests to determine the nature and extent of vision problems and abnormalities
  • Assessing ocular health and visual function by measuring visual acuity and refractive error, and testing the function of visual pathways, visual fields, eye movements, freedom of vision and intraocular pressure, and performing other tests using special eye test equipment
  • Detecting, diagnosing and managing eye disease, referring patients to, and receiving referrals from other health providers, and prescribing medications for the treatment of eye disease
  • Diagnosing eye movement disorders and defects of binocular function
  • Prescribing lenses, contact lenses and low vision aids, and checking suitability and comfort
  • Prescribing exercises to coordinate movement and focusing of eyes
  • Managing programs for eye movement disorders, and instructing and counselling patients in the use of corrective techniques and eye exercises
  • Advising on visual health matters such as contact lens care, vision care for the elderly, optics, visual ergonomics, and occupational and industrial eye safety
  • Conducting preventative screening programs
  • Conducting rehabilitation programs for the visually impaired
Optometrist 251411 OCANZ

322312 PRESSURE WELDER

Assembles, welds and repairs pressure vessels and pipes to relevant standards.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • Selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • Cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • Examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • Finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • Cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding
Pressure Welder 322312 TRA

233513 PRODUCTION OR PLANT ENGINEER

Plans, directs and coordinates the design, construction, modification, continued performance and maintenance of equipment and machines in industrial plants, and the management and planning of manufacturing activities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Automation and Control Engineer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying functional statements, organisational charts and project information to determine functions and responsibilities of workers and work units and to identify areas of duplication
  • Establishing work measurement programs and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation
  • Analysing workforce utilisation, facility layout, operational data and production schedules and costs to determine optimum worker and equipment efficiencies
  • Designing mechanical equipment, machines, components, products for manufacture, and plant and systems for construction
  • Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
  • Organising and managing project labour and the delivery of materials, plant and equipment
  • Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
  • Inspecting plant to ensure optimum performance is maintained
  • Directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, and coordinating the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules
Production or Plant Engineer 233513 Engineers Australia

233213 QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Alternative Titles:

Building Economist
Construction Economist

Estimates and monitors construction costs from the project feasibility stage, through tender preparation, to the construction period and beyond. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals
Quantity Surveyor 233213 AIQS

253918 RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

Provides medical care and management of patients with cancer and other medical conditions through the conduct and supervision of radiation treatment; and advice on the provision of palliative and other supportive care of patients with cancer. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Radiation Oncologist 253918 Medical Board of Australia​

313211 RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN

Installs, maintains, repairs and diagnoses malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems.

Skill Level: 2

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems
  • Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
  • Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
  • Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
  • Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
  • Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
  • Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults
Radio Communications Technician 313211 TRA

254412 REGISTERED NURSE (AGED CARE)

Provides nursing care to the elderly in community settings, residential aged care facilities, retirement villages and health care facilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Registered Nurse (Gerontology)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 254412 ANMAC​

254413 REGISTERED NURSE (CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH)

Provides nursing care to children from birth to school age and their families with an emphasis on the prevention, early detection of, and early intervention in, physical, emotional and social problems affecting children and their families such as assistance with parentcraft, immunisation and developmental milestones. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Plunket Nurse (NZ)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 254413 ANMAC​

254414 REGISTERED NURSE (COMMUNITY HEALTH)

Provides nursing care, health counselling, screening and education to individuals, families and groups in the wider community with a focus on patient independence and health promotion. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Community Health) 254414 ANMAC​

254415 REGISTERED NURSE (CRITICAL CARE AND EMERGENCY)

Provides nursing care to critically ill patients and patients with unstable health following injury, surgery or during the acute phase of diseases, integrating new technological equipment into care in settings such as high dependency units, intensive care units, emergency departments or retrieval services. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Registered Nurse (Acute Care) 
Registered Nurse (Emergency/Trauma) 
Registered Nurse (High Dependency) 
Registered Nurse (Neonatal Intensive Care) 
Registered Nurse (Paediatric Intensive Care)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 254415 ANMAC​

254416 REGISTERED NURSE (DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY)

Alternative Title: Mental Retardation Nurse

Provides nursing care to people with intellectual and development disabilities in a range of health, welfare and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) 254416 ANMAC​

254417 REGISTERED NURSE (DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION)

Provides nursing care to patients recovering from injury and illness, and assists and facilitates patients with disabilities to live more independently. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 254417 ANMAC​

254424 REGISTERED NURSE (SURGICAL)

Provides nursing care to patients with injuries and illness that require surgical intervention. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Surgical) 254424 ANMAC​

254421 REGISTERED NURSE (MEDICAL PRACTICE)

Alternative Titles:

Practice Nurse
Primary Health Care Nurse (NZ)

Provides clinical care to patients, undertakes clinical organisation and practice administration, and facilitates communication within a general practice environment and between the practice and outside organisations and individuals. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 254421 ANMAC​

254418 REGISTERED NURSE (MEDICAL)

Provides nursing care to patients with conditions, such as infections, metabolic disorders and degenerative conditions, which require medical intervention in a range of health, aged care and community settings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
 
Registered Nurse (Medical) 254418 ANMAC​

254422 REGISTERED NURSE (MENTAL HEALTH)

Alternative Title: Psychiatric Nurse

Provides nursing care to patients with mental health illness, disorder and dysfunction, and those experiencing emotional difficulties, distress and crisis in health, welfare and aged care facilities, correctional services and the community. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Psychopaedic Nurse (NZ) 
Registered Nurse (Child and Adolescence Mental Health) 
Registered Nurse (Drug and Alcohol) 
Registered Nurse (Psychiatric Rehabilitation) 
Registered Nurse (Psychogeriatric Care)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 254422 ANMAC​

254425 REGISTERED NURSE (PAEDIATRICS)

Provides nursing care to children of all ages, including neonates, across a range of health and community settings with an emphasis on assessing children’s acute and ongoing needs while taking into account physical, social, cultural and family circumstances. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) 254425 ANMAC​

254423 REGISTERED NURSE (PERIOPERATIVE)

Alternative Title: Operating Room Nurse

Provides nursing care to patients before, during and immediately after surgery, assesses patients' condition, plans nursing care for surgical intervention, maintains a safe and comfortable environment, assists Surgeons and Anaesthetists during surgery, and monitors patients' recovery from anaesthetic, prior to return to, or discharge from, ward. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Registered Nurse (Anaesthetic) 
Registered Nurse (Operating Room) 
Registered Nurse (Recovery)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 254423 ANMAC​

254499 REGISTERED NURSES NEC

This occupation group covers Registered Nurses not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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). Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • Working in consultation with other health professionals and members of health teams, and coordinating the care of patients
  • Providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as medications, and monitoring responses to treatment and care plan
  • Promoting health and assisting in preventing ill health by participating in health education and other health promotion activities
  • Answering questions and providing information to patients and families about treatment and care
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of enrolled nurses and other health care workers
Registered Nurses nec 254499 ANMAC​

253322 RENAL MEDICINE SPECIALIST

Alternative Titles:

Nephrologist
Renal Medicine Physician

Investigates, diagnoses and treats disorders of the human kidney. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Renal Medicine Specialist 253322 Medical Board of Australia​

253323 RHEUMATOLOGIST

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries and deficiencies of human joints, muscles and soft tissue. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
 
Rheumatologist 253323 Medical Board of Australia​

334115 ROOF PLUMBER

Installs, maintains and repairs flashings, metallic roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation: Industrial Roof Plumber

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • Setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • Installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • Designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • Fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • Assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • Installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • Installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • Installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • Fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings
Roof plumber 334115 TRA

322211 SHEETMETAL TRADES WORKER

Marks out, shapes, forms and joins sheetmetal and other materials to make products and components.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Metal Spinner 
Sheetmetal Patternmaker

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job, material and equipment requirements
  • Selecting metal stock, such as stainless steel, galvanised iron, mild steel, aluminium and copper, and checking sizes, gauges and other dimensions of metal stock against specifications
  • Marking out metal stock with reference points and lines, using templates, gauges and other measuring instruments
  • Cutting metal stock along guidelines using hand and power shears, guillotines and drills
  • Shaping and forming cut metal stock into products using folding and bending machines, rollers, presses and hammers
  • Fitting and assembling components into final products by welding, riveting, soldering, brazing and otherwise joining
  • Finishing products by polishing, filing, sanding and cleaning assembled products
  • May repair damaged sheetmetal products and components
  • May specialise in fabrication, or on-site assembly and installation, of sheetmetal products
  • May produce aircraft sheet metal components requiring advanced drawing and calculating skills
  • May specialise in decorative copperwork
Sheetmetal Trades Worker 322211 TRA​

399112 SHIPWRIGHT

Constructs, fits out and repairs ships. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Loftsman/woman (Marine) 
Ship's Carpenter

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying plans and specifications, and preparing templates and scale plans for fabrication and cutting of hull sections
  • Marking reference points and lines on dry docks and slipways
  • Checking position and functioning of slipway apparatus
  • Assembling shells of boats and erecting hull sections of ship
  • Erecting and preparing launching platforms, conducting pre-launch tests and supervising launching procedures
  • Installing masts, frames, decking, fittings, machines, shafts and safety equipment
  • Building and installing structures such as cabins, machine mountings, propeller supports and rudders
  • Determining repair requirements and procedures
  • May make hull moulds and fabricate and repair vessels using materials such as aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre, kevlar, fibreglass and concrete
Shipwright 399112 TRA

321214 SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC

Maintains, tests and repairs engines of chainsaws, lawn mowers, garden tractors and other equipment with small engines. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Chainsaw Mechanic 
Lawnmower Mechanic 
Outboard Motor Mechanic

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
  • May inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
  • May respond to vehicle breakdown service calls
Small Engine Mechanic 321214 TRA

261313 SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Alternative Titles:

Software Architect
Software Designer

Designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports software applications and systems.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Computer Applications Engineer
Database Designer 
Systems Architect

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
  • Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
  • Testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
  • Writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
  • Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
  • Providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
Software Engineer 261313 ACS

333212 SOLID PLASTERER

Applies decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
  • Measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens
  • Preparing corner beads and securing them in position
  • Fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
  • Covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper
  • Mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, and levelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness
  • Plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
  • Creating decorative textures in finishing coats
  • Applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials
Solid Plasterer 333212 TRA

253311 SPECIALIST PHYSICIAN (GENERAL MEDICINE)

Investigates and diagnoses internal human disorders and diseases, and administers treatment. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Specialist Physician (General Medicine) 253311 Medical Board of Australia​

253399 SPECIALIST PHYSICIANS NEC

This occupation group covers Specialist Physicians not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Specialist Physicians nec 253399 Medical Board of Australia​

252712 SPEECH PATHOLOGIST (AUS) \ SPEECH LANGUAGE THERAPIST (NZ)

Alternative Title: Speech Therapist

Provides diagnostic assessment and management of disorders of communication and swallowing through direct intervention, education, consultancy, advocacy, or a combination of these approaches.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing and diagnosing the extent of client hearing loss using a wide range of techniques, including audiometric tests
  • Reporting results of assessments and tests in writing and making referrals to medical practitioners
  • Recommending solutions to those with hearing impairment including amplification, implantable devices, medical interventions and assistive listening devices and providing aural rehabilitation programs
  • Providing counselling, advice and information to clients and families as a part of overall treatment
  • Assisting with the development and management of noise control and hearing conservation strategies
  • Administering standardised and informal tests and observing clients to determine the nature and extent of their communication disorders or swallowing difficulties
  • Providing treatment and management of speech, language, learning and communication disorders that may be developmental, part of a disability, or acquired as a result of injury or disease
  • Advising on the positioning of the body and on the textures of food and fluids which assists an individual to eat and swallow safely without choking
  • Providing information and education to health professionals, early childhood educators and teachers, and support and counselling to individuals affected by communication and swallowing difficulties, and to their families and carers.
 
Speech Pathologist 252712 SPA

331112 STONEMASON

Cuts and shapes hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs to construct and renovate stone structures and monumental masonry. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Construction Stonemason 
Monumental Stonemason

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • Erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
  • Sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels
  • Laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints
  • Embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar
  • Checking vertical and horizontal alignment
  • Cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces
  • Repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures
  • Designing and cutting monumental masonry and lettering
  • Constructing walls using stone slabs and large masonry slab blocks
Stonemason 331112 TRA

233214 STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Analyses the statical properties of all types of structures, tests the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction, and designs and supervises the construction of all types of structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals
Structural Engineer 233214 Engineers Australia

253511 SURGEON (GENERAL)

Performs surgery to correct diseases and disorders covering a broad range of medical conditions. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Surgeon (General) 253511 Medical Board of Australia​

232212 SURVEYOR

Plans, directs and conducts survey work to determine, delineate, plan and precisely position tracts of land, natural and constructed features, coastlines, marine floors and underground works, and manages related information systems. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Cadastral Surveyor 
Engineering Surveyor
Geodetic Surveyor 
Hydrographic Surveyor 
Mine Surveyor
Photogrammetric Surveyor

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining the position of points of interest on the earth's surface including marine floors, and preparing the final product data in digital form
  • Supervising the preparation of plans, maps, charts and drawings to give pictorial representations and managing spatial information systems
  • Undertaking research and development of surveying and photogrammetric measurement systems, cadastral systems and land information systems
  • Planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
  • Advising architects, engineering professionals, environmental and other scientists or other relevant professionals on the technical requirements of surveying, mapping and spatial information systems
  • Compiling and evaluating data, interpreting codes of practice, and writing reports concerning survey measurement, land use and tenure
  • Preparing site plans and survey reports required for conveyancing and land ownership matters
  • Evaluating, compiling and maintaining spatial information using a range of digital and graphical source materials, including aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, historical data, reports and statistics
  • Analysing and interpreting data to design maps, graphs, plans, drawings and three-dimensional models using geographic information and related systems
  • Developing and trialling new applications for use in geographic information systems
  • Supervising and coordinating the work of surveying or spatial science technicians in the production and reproduction of geographic products
Surveyor 232212 SSSI

221113 TAXATION ACCOUNTANT

Alternative Titles:

Taxation Agent
Taxation Consultant

Analyses, reports and provides advice on taxation issues to organisations or individuals, prepares taxation returns and reports, and handles disputes with taxation authorities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
  • Preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • Conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • Examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
  • Providing assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • Providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • Preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations
  • Liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • Introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • May appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects
Taxation Accountant 221113 CPAA/IPA/CAANZ

342212 TECHNICAL CABLE JOINTER

Joins insulated electric power cables installed in underground conduits and trenches, and prepares cable terminations for connection to electrical equipment and overhead lines. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Installing conductors and aerial equipment, and underground cables and equipment
  • Installing and maintaining equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
  • Attending to electrical breakdown and emergencies
  • Maintaining poles and associated hardware, and continuity of electrical supply and street lighting
  • Conducting routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply network
  • Conducting low-voltage switching operations
  • Fitting pole hardware and crossarms
  • Preparing low- and high-voltage cable joints and cable terminations while connecting and installing electrical equipment and overhead lines
  • Using heavy plant equipment such as elevated work platforms and portable equipment such as hydraulic drills
  • May undertake substation installation and maintenance, and specialised testing and revenue meter installation
Technical Cable Jointer 342212 TRA

263311 TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEER

Designs and develops telecommunications systems, devices and products.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Signals Officer (Army) (NZ) (S) 

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users
  • Compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services
  • Evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors
  • Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems
  • Selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval
  • Determining appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software, ensuring desired performance of telecommunications equipment
  • Preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment
  • Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment
  • Identifying and analysing problems and needs of existing telecommunications systems, such as interference, intelligibility and clarity, to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and avoiding current and future problems and improve communications
  • Monitoring telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems
  • Assessing performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications
Telecommunications Engineer 263311 Engineers Australia​

263312 TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ENGINEER

Alternative Titles:

Communications Consultant
Communications Specialist (ICT)
Telecommunications Consultant
Telecommunications Specialist

Plans, designs, and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated broadcasting equipment.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users
  • Compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services
  • Evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors
  • Ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems
  • Selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval
  • Determining appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software, ensuring desired performance of telecommunications equipment
  • Preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment
  • Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment
  • Identifying and analysing problems and needs of existing telecommunications systems, such as interference, intelligibility and clarity, to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and avoiding current and future problems and improve communications
  • Monitoring telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems
  • Assessing performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications
Telecommunications Network Engineer 263312 Engineers Australia​

253324 THORACIC MEDICINE SPECIALIST

Alternative Titles:

Respiratory Medicine Physician
Thoracic Medicine Physician

Investigates, diagnoses and treats diseases and disorders of the human respiratory system. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Pulmonary Specialist 
Respiratory Physician

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • Prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • Recording medical information and data
  • Reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • May admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • May consult other medical specialists
Thoracic Medicine Specialist 253324 Medical Board of Australia​

233215 TRANSPORT ENGINEER

Plans and develops transport systems to improve infrastructure efficiency and the cost effectiveness of moving people and freight. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Roading Engineer (NZ)

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  • Organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  • Obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  • Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  • Monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  • Analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  • Designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  • Assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  • Designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals
Transport Engineer 233215 Engineers Australia

253518 UROLOGIST

Provides medical and surgical treatment to patients with disorders of the kidney, urinary bladder and urethra, and treats disorders of the male sex organs. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with Anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Urologist 253518 Medical Board of Australia​

224512 VALUER

Assesses the value of land, property, commercial equipment, merchandise, personal effects, household goods and objects of art. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Plant and Machinery Valuer 
Property Valuer 
Real Estate Valuer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing advice on land and property financing and valuation matters
  • Researching and advising on the administration and use of land and property
  • Developing and implementing sales and leasing proposals for commercial land and property
  • Providing asset management services for the administration and use of land and property
  • Analysing land and property investments
  • Managing land and property portfolios and commercial property developments
  • Calculating values by considering market demand, condition of items, future trends and other factors
  • Examining property, selecting methods of valuation, and submitting written assessments
  • Giving evidence in legal proceedings, mediating on valuation matters and providing rental determinations for arbitration purposes
Valuer 224512 VETASSESS

253521 VASCULAR SURGEON

Performs surgery to treat patients with conditions affecting their arteries and veins. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
  • Reviewing reports on patients' general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
  • Consulting with anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
  • Performing surgical operations
  • Examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
  • Instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
  • Prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients' progress
  • Maintaining records of operations performed
  • May specialise in particular types of operations
Vascular Surgeon 253521 Medical Board of Australia​

134214 WELFARE CENTRE MANAGER

Alternative Title: Welfare Project Manager

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates a centre, program or project concerned with social welfare support.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years of relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Providing overall direction and management for the service, facility, organisation or centre
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring procedures, policies and standards for medical, nursing, allied health and administrative staff
  • Coordinating and administering health and welfare programs and clinical services
  • Monitoring and evaluating resources devoted to health, welfare, recreation, housing, employment, training and other community facilities and centres
  • Controlling administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, expenditure on supplies, equipment and services
  • Liaising with other health and welfare providers, boards and funding bodies to discuss areas of health and welfare service cooperation and coordination
  • Advising government bodies about measures to improve health and welfare services and facilities
  • Representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums
  • Controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
Welfare Centre Manager 134214 ACWA

139912 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the development and implementation of an environmental management system within an organisation by identifying, solving and alleviating environmental issues, such as pollution and waste treatment, in compliance with environmental legislation and to ensure corporate sustainable development.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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).

 

Environmental Manager 139912 VETASSESS

211112 DANCER OR CHOREOGRAPHER

Entertains by performing dances, or creates dance compositions. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Ballet Dancer 
Contemporary or Modern Dancer 
Exotic Dancer

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • Reading scripts and undertaking research to gain understanding of parts, themes and characterisations
  • Learning lines and cues, rehearsing parts, and applying vocal and movement skills to the development of characterisation
  • Preparing for performances through rehearsals under the instruction and guidance of production directors
  • Acting parts and portraying roles as developed in rehearsals in film, television, radio and stage productions
  • Practising dance routines and interpreting the choreographic content of the production
  • Performing dances for audience entertainment, coordinating body movements and facial expression, usually with musical accompaniment
  • Composing and notating ballet compositions and other dance routines
  • Creating and performing individual performance routines
  • Rehearsing, auditioning and travelling between entertainment venues
Dancer or Choreographer 211112 VETASSESS

211213 MUSICIAN (INSTRUMENTAL)

Alternative Title:Instrumentalist
Entertains by playing one or more musical instruments. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

    • creating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures to express ideas and emotions in musical form
    • translating ideas and concepts into standard musical signs and symbols for reproduction and performance
    • undertaking research and liaising with clients when composing musical backing for television commercials, popular recordings, and radio, television and film productions
    • auditioning and selecting musicians and Singers
    • selecting music for performances and assigning instrumental parts to musicians
    • directing musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo
    • studying and rehearsing repertoire and musical scores prior to performances
    • playing music in recital, as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group, from score and by memory
    • performing music and songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music
Musician (Instrumental) 211213 VETASSESS

224113 STATISTICIAN

Designs and applies statistical principles and techniques for collecting, organising and interpreting quantifiable data, and uses statistical methodologies to produce statistical reports and analyses for government, commercial and other purposes.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).
Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

    • defining, analysing and solving complex financial and business problems relating to areas such as insurance premiums, annuities, superannuation funds, pensions and dividends
    • examining financial projections for general insurance companies, finance companies, government and other organisations
    • designing new types of policies, assessing risks and analysing investments in life insurance, superannuation funds, health insurance, friendly societies, financial markets and other areas
    • formulating mathematical models to simulate processes
    • applying models to experimental observations, and adjusting and recasting the models
    • using numerical analysis methods to develop algorithms and perform computations
    • liaising with management and clients to determine the subject or area to be surveyed or examined
    • specifying the data to be collected, and the methodology to be used in collection and analysis
    • evaluating and describing the reliability and utility of source information
    • analysing and interpreting data, and producing relevant statistics to describe and infer particular trends and patterns
Statistician 224113 VETASSESS

224711 MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Alternative Title: Business Consultant

Assists organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Business Analyst

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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:

  • Assisting and encouraging the development of objectives, strategies and plans aimed at achieving customer satisfaction and the efficient use of organisations' resources
  • Discussing business and organisational shortcomings with clients
  • Analysing and evaluating current systems and structures
  • Discussing current systems with staff and observing systems at all levels of organisation
  • Directing clients towards more efficient organisation and developing solutions to organisational problems
  • Undertaking and reviewing work studies by analysing existing and proposed methods and procedures such as administrative and clerical procedures
  • Recording and analysing organisations' work flow charts, records, reports, manuals and job descriptions
  • Preparing and recommending proposals to revise methods and procedures, alter work flows, redefine job functions and resolve organisational problems
  • Assisting in implementing approved recommendations, issuing revised instructions and procedure manuals, and drafting other documentation
  • Reviewing operating procedures and advising of departures from procedures and standards
Management Consultant 224711 VETASSESS

233999 ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS NEC
This occupation group covers Engineering Professionals not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations:

233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233912 Agricultural Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
233914 Engineering Technologist
233915 Environmental Engineer
233916 Naval Architect (Aus) / Marine Designer (NZ)
233999 Engineering Professionals nec

 

Engineering Professionals nec 233999 VETASSESS

234211 CHEMIST

Studies the chemical and physical properties of substances, and develops and monitors chemical processes and production.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of Wine Makers, at least five years of experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

    • conducting experiments and tests to identify the chemical composition and reactive properties of natural substances and processed materials
    • analysing and conducting research to develop theories, techniques and processes, and testing the reliability of outcomes under different conditions
    • developing practical applications of experimental and research findings
    • testing food products for flavour, colour, taste, texture and nutritional content
    • advising on preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering foods
    • developing quality control procedures and safety standards for the manufacture of food products
    • examining grape samples to assess ripeness, sugar and acid content, and determining suitability for processing
    • coordinating winemaking processes, directing workers in testing and crushing grapes, fermenting juices, and fortifying, clarifying, maturing and finishing wines
    • blending wines according to formulae and knowledge of winemaking techniques
Chemist 234211 VETASSESS


234312 ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

Alternative Titles:Environmental Adviser
Environmental Auditor
Environmental Officer
Analyses and advises on policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government or commercial environmental operations and programs.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • evaluating habitat, wildlife and fisheries needs, and formulating short- and long-term management goals and objectives
    • enforcing laws and regulations to conserve and protect fish and wildlife
    • carrying out environmental impact assessments for a wide range of development projects
    • proposing solutions to address negative environmental impact
    • studying the effects of factors, such as terrain, altitude, climatic and environmental change, sources of nutrition, predators and the impacts of humans, on animal and plant life
    • studying and analysing pollution, atmospheric conditions, demographic characteristics, ecology, mineral, soil and water samples
    • developing conservation and management policies for biological resources, such as fish populations and forests, and establishing standards and developing approaches for the control of pollution and the rehabilitation of areas disturbed by activities such as mining, timber felling and overgrazing
    • implementing policies and organising activities in designated parks and other areas to conserve and protect natural and cultural heritage
    • participating in management planning by providing environmental information and making inventories of plants, animals and items of cultural and heritage significance
Environmental Consultant 234312 VETASSESS

234313 ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Alternative Title:Environmental Scientist
Studies and develops policies and plans for the control of factors which may produce pollution, imbalance in or degradation of the environment.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • evaluating habitat, wildlife and fisheries needs, and formulating short- and long-term management goals and objectives
    • enforcing laws and regulations to conserve and protect fish and wildlife
    • carrying out environmental impact assessments for a wide range of development projects
    • proposing solutions to address negative environmental impact
    • studying the effects of factors, such as terrain, altitude, climatic and environmental change, sources of nutrition, predators and the impacts of humans, on animal and plant life
    • studying and analysing pollution, atmospheric conditions, demographic characteristics, ecology, mineral, soil and water samples
    • developing conservation and management policies for biological resources, such as fish populations and forests, and establishing standards and developing approaches for the control of pollution and the rehabilitation of areas disturbed by activities such as mining, timber felling and overgrazing
    • implementing policies and organising activities in designated parks and other areas to conserve and protect natural and cultural heritage
    • participating in management planning by providing environmental information and making inventories of plants, animals and items of cultural and heritage significance
Environmental Research Scientist 234313 VETASSESS

234399 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS NEC

This occupation group covers Environmental Scientists not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • evaluating habitat, wildlife and fisheries needs, and formulating short- and long-term management goals and objectives
    • enforcing laws and regulations to conserve and protect fish and wildlife
    • carrying out environmental impact assessments for a wide range of development projects
    • proposing solutions to address negative environmental impact
    • studying the effects of factors, such as terrain, altitude, climatic and environmental change, sources of nutrition, predators and the impacts of humans, on animal and plant life
    • studying and analysing pollution, atmospheric conditions, demographic characteristics, ecology, mineral, soil and water samples
    • developing conservation and management policies for biological resources, such as fish populations and forests, and establishing standards and developing approaches for the control of pollution and the rehabilitation of areas disturbed by activities such as mining, timber felling and overgrazing
    • implementing policies and organising activities in designated parks and other areas to conserve and protect natural and cultural heritage
    • participating in management planning by providing environmental information and making inventories of plants, animals and items of cultural and heritage significance
Environmental Scientists nec 234399 VETASSESS

234515 BOTANIST

Studies the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and ecology of plants.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • designing and conducting experiments, making observations and measurements, researching information, analysing data, preparing or supervising the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers, presenting findings at scientific meetings and conferences, and supervising the work of staff
    • studying the forms and structures of bodily organs and tissues by systematic observation, dissection and microscopic examination
    • investigating the chemical structure and function of living cells and their isolated components, organs and tissues in humans, animals, plants, and micro-organisms
    • examining micro-organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, yeast and their enzymes, and using the knowledge gained to create and develop new, and improve existing, products, materials and processes
    • investigating the effects of environmental factors, such as rainfall, temperature, sunlight, soil, topography and disease, on plant growth
    • planning and undertaking experiments to study, measure and understand marine animals and plants
    • studying the growth and characteristics of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, algae and fungi, and the effects they have on plants, animals and humans to develop medical, veterinary, industrial, environmental and other practical applications
    • investigating the interrelationships between animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories
Botanist 234515 VETASSESS

234516 MARINE BIOLOGIST


Studies the anatomy, physiology, functions, characteristics, behaviour and environments of all forms of life living in the sea and connected water bodies.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • designing and conducting experiments, making observations and measurements, researching information, analysing data, preparing or supervising the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers, presenting findings at scientific meetings and conferences, and supervising the work of staff
    • studying the forms and structures of bodily organs and tissues by systematic observation, dissection and microscopic examination
    • investigating the chemical structure and function of living cells and their isolated components, organs and tissues in humans, animals, plants, and micro-organisms
    • examining micro-organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, yeast and their enzymes, and using the knowledge gained to create and develop new, and improve existing, products, materials and processes
    • investigating the effects of environmental factors, such as rainfall, temperature, sunlight, soil, topography and disease, on plant growth
    • planning and undertaking experiments to study, measure and understand marine animals and plants
    • studying the growth and characteristics of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, algae and fungi, and the effects they have on plants, animals and humans to develop medical, veterinary, industrial, environmental and other practical applications
    • investigating the interrelationships between animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories
Marine Biologist 234516 VETASSESS

234518 ZOOLOGIST

Studies the anatomy, physiology, characteristics, ecology, behaviour and environments of animals.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:

    • designing and conducting experiments, making observations and measurements, researching information, analysing data, preparing or supervising the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers, presenting findings at scientific meetings and conferences, and supervising the work of staff
    • studying the forms and structures of bodily organs and tissues by systematic observation, dissection and microscopic examination
    • investigating the chemical structure and function of living cells and their isolated components, organs and tissues in humans, animals, plants, and micro-organisms
    • examining micro-organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, yeast and their enzymes, and using the knowledge gained to create and develop new, and improve existing, products, materials and processes
    • investigating the effects of environmental factors, such as rainfall, temperature, sunlight, soil, topography and disease, on plant growth
    • planning and undertaking experiments to study, measure and understand marine animals and plants
    • studying the growth and characteristics of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, algae and fungi, and the effects they have on plants, animals and humans to develop medical, veterinary, industrial, environmental and other practical applications
    • investigating the interrelationships between animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories
Zoologist 234518 VETASSESS

234913 METEOROLOGIST

Studies the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast changes in the weather and long-term climatic trends.

Skill Level: 1.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

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

Occupations:

234911 Conservator
234912 Metallurgist
234913 Meteorologist
234914 Physicist
234915 Exercise Physiologist
234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

 

Meteorologist 234913 VETASSESS

234914 PHYSICIST

Studies matter, space, time, energy, forces and fields and the interrelationship between these physical phenomena to further understanding of the laws governing the behaviour of the universe, and seeks to apply these laws to solve practical problems and discover new information about the earth and the universe.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Astronomer 
Medical Physicist

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

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

Registration or licensing may be required.

Physicist (Medical physicist only) 234914 ACPSEM

242111 UNIVERSITY LECTURER

Lectures students and conducts tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conducts research in a particular field of knowledge. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).
Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

    • preparing and delivering lectures, and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions
    • preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
    • advising students on academic and related matters
    • attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
    • supervising work programs of postgraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
    • participating in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
    • serving on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
    • conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
    • stimulating and guiding class discussions
    • compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments
University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) 242111 VETASSESS

251912 ORTHOTIST OR PROSTHETIST

Designs, builds, fits and repairs splints, braces, callipers, artificial limbs and related appliances to restore function or compensate for muscular and skeletal disabilities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Orthotist or Prosthetist 251912 AOPA

252711 AUDIOLOGIST

Provides diagnostic assessment and rehabilitative services related to human hearing defects.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • Assessing and diagnosing the extent of client hearing loss using a wide range of techniques, including audiometric tests
  • Reporting results of assessments and tests in writing and making referrals to medical practitioners
  • Recommending solutions to those with hearing impairment including amplification, implantable devices, medical interventions and assistive listening devices and providing aural rehabilitation programs
  • Providing counselling, advice and information to clients and families as a part of overall treatment
  • Assisting with the development and management of noise control and hearing conservation strategies
  •  Administering standardised and informal tests and observing clients to determine the nature and extent of their communication disorders or swallowing difficulties
  • Providing treatment and management of speech, language, learning and communication disorders that may be developmental, part of a disability, or acquired as a result of injury or disease
  • Advising on the positioning of the body and on the textures of food and fluids which assists an individual to eat and swallow safely without choking
  • Providing information and education to health professionals, early childhood educators and teachers, and support and counselling to individuals affected by communication and swallowing difficulties, and to their families and carers.
 
Audiologist 252711 VETASSESS

261211 MULTIMEDIA SPECIALIST

Alternative Titles:Electronic Game Developer
Multimedia Developer
Multimedia Programmer
Creates and manipulates computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files into multimedia programs to produce data and content for CD-ROMs, information kiosks, multimedia presentations, websites, mobile telephone resources, electronic gaming environments, e-commerce and e-security solutions, and entertainment and education products.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

    • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
    • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
    • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting websites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, website backup and disaster recovery planning
    • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites
    • assisting in analysing, specifying and developing Internet strategies, web-based methodologies and development plans
Multimedia Specialist 261211 ACS

261399 SOFTWARE AND APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMERS NEC

This occupation group covers Software and Applications Programmers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

    • researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
    • identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
    • testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
    • writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
    • writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
    • providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
Software and Applications Programmers nec 261399 ACS

262112 ICT SECURITY SPECIALIST

Alternative Title: Security Administrator

Establishes, manages and administers an organisation's ICT security policy and procedures to ensure preventive and recovery strategies are in place, and minimise the risk of internal and external security threats.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation: Information Technology Security Manager

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification 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:

  • Designing and maintaining database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries and naming conventions to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all data master files
  • Performing the operational establishment and preventive maintenance of backups, recovery procedures, and enforcing security and integrity controls
  • Implementing and administering database documentation, guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Testing database systems and upgrades, such as debugging, tracking, reproduction, logging and resolving all identified problems, according to approved quality testing scripts, procedures and processes
  • Accepting responsibility for the processes, procedures and operational management associated with system security and disaster recovery planning
  • Liaising with security vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources; analysing, recommending, installing and maintaining software security applications; and monitoring contractual obligations, performance delivery and service level agreements
  • Troubleshooting and providing service support in diagnosing, resolving and repairing server-related hardware and software malfunctions, encompassing workstations and communication infrastructure
  • Preparing and maintaining documentation, policies and instructions, and recording and detailing operational procedures and system logs
  • Ensuring that the design of computer sites allows all components to fit together and work properly, and monitoring and adjusting the performance of networks
  • Continually surveying the current computer site to determine future network needs and making recommendations for enhancements in the implementation of future servers and networks
ICT Security Specialist 262112 ACS

312112 BUILDING ASSOCIATE

Supervises construction sites, and organises and coordinates the material and human resources required. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

Building Construction Supervisor
Clerk of Works

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
  • Interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • Preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
  • Preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
  • Coordinating works programs
  • Inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
  • Calculating costs and estimating time scales
  • Collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
  • Performing routine computations and plotting preliminary data
Building Associate 312112 VETASSESS

394111 CABINETMAKER

Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture, and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Antique Furniture Reproducer 
Antique Furniture Restorer 
Chair and Couch Maker 
Coffin Maker

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Examining drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications
  • Selecting and working with materials such as timber, veneers, particle board and synthetic wood
  • Marking out, cutting and shaping wood
  • Working from drawings and specifications to make furniture
  • Making fittings for boats, caravans and other items where fine detail is required
  • Assembling parts to form sections of furniture and completed articles
  • Fitting hinges, locks, catches, drawers and shelves
  • Making frames for chairs and couches
  • May repair and refurbish furniture and antiques
Cabinetmaker 394111 TRA

452316 TENNIS COACH

Coaches, trains and instructs participants in tennis by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Coaching, training and instructing sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • Planning and directing game strategies, developing play patterns and analysing game progress
  • Motivating sportspersons and supervising practice sessions
  • Recruiting players and other coaching staff
  • Arranging entries into sporting competitions
  • Promoting sports and skills development, and overseeing the participation of young people in sport
  • Officiating at sporting events to enforce rules
  • Coordinating and directing sporting activities, and liaising with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport
Tennis Coach 452316 VETASSESS

452411 FOOTBALLER

Plays football professionally in competitions. This occupation requires high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

Australian Rules Footballer 
Rugby League Footballer 
Rugby Union Footballer 
Soccer Player

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Some occupations may require high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Maintaining a high degree of expertise in a particular sport
  • Attending regular practice sessions and undertaking private training to maintain the required standard of fitness
  • Deciding on strategies in consultation with coaches
  • Assessing other competitors and conditions at venues
  • Competing in sporting events
  • Adhering to the rules and regulations associated with a specific sport
  • Promoting water safety awareness and undertaking rescue of persons in difficulty in the water
  • Undertaking sports promotional activities and television appearances
Footballer 452411 VETASSESS

324111 PANELBEATER

Alternative Title: Collision Repairer

Repairs damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles and forms replacement vehicle panels. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Indicative Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Removing damaged panels and parts, and removing upholstery and accessories to gain access
  • Removing dents by hammering panels
  • Straightening damaged vehicles and parts using mechanical and hydraulic equipment
  • Replacing badly damaged sections with new or second-hand panels
  • Filling depressions with plastic filler, and filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces
  • Cutting and joining replacement sections using welding equipment
  • Fitting repaired or replacement panels on vehicles and refitting body hardware such as door locks and trims
  • May assist vehicle body builders in constructing and restoring custom-designed, vintage and other specialty vehicles
  • May spray-paint vehicles
 
Panelbeater 324111 TRA

313213 TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK PLANNER

Plans the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure.

Skill Level: 2

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • Installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing malfunctions of microwave, telemetry, multiplexing, satellite and other radio and electromagnetic wave communication systems
  • Configuring and integrating network and telecommunications technology with computer software, hardware, desktops, peripherals, databases and operating systems
  • Developing and recording logs of the details, locations and status of inventories, parts, equipment and instruments and maintaining the documentation of communication policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, and quality standards
  • Providing technical advice and information, and monitoring the performance of complex telecommunications networks and equipment
  • Planning the development of customer access telecommunications network infrastructure
  • Liaising with vendors, suppliers, service providers and external resources and monitoring contractual obligations and performance delivery
  • Providing ongoing operational support in designing, optimising, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and resolving of telecommunications network performance malfunctions, defects and faults
Telecommunications Network Planner 313213 Engineers Australia

321213 MOTORCYCLE MECHANIC

Maintains, tests and repairs the mechanical parts of motorcycles. Registration or licensing may be required.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • Detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
  • Dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • Repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • Reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • Testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • Diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
  • May inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
  • May respond to vehicle breakdown service calls
 
Motorcycle Mechanic 321213 TRA

211212 MUSIC DIRECTOR

Conducts choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, opera companies and musical performances. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Band Leader 
Choral Director 
Orchestra Conductor

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • Creating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures to express ideas and emotions in musical form
  • Translating ideas and concepts into standard musical signs and symbols for reproduction and performance
  • Undertaking research and liaising with clients when composing musical backing for television commercials, popular recordings, and radio, television and film productions
  • Auditioning and selecting musicians and singers
  • Selecting music for performances and assigning instrumental parts to musicians
  • Directing musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo
  • Studying and rehearsing repertoire and musical scores prior to performances
  • Playing music in recital, as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group, from score and by memory
  • Performing music and songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music
Music Director 211212 VETASSESS

212111 ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Determines and oversees implementation of artistic policies for a performing arts organisation such as a theatre company, dance company, music ensemble, festival or venue.

Skill Level: 1

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit 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. Artistic Directors and Media Producers (excluding Video) require relevant experience in addition to the formal qualification. Radio and Television Presenters require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • Managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost and timing specifications
  • Formulating and developing organisations' artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations' artistic programs
  • Hiring and managing artistic staff
  • Controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
  • Directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
  • Introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
  • Preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
  • Presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters
  • Researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs
Artistic Director 212111 VETASSESS
234517 MICROBIOLOGIST Studies microscopic forms of life such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa. Skill Level: 1 Specialisation: Bacteriologist (Non-medical) Indicative Skill Level: In Australia and New Zealand: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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:
  • Designing and conducting experiments, making observations and measurements, researching information, analysing data, preparing or supervising the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers, presenting findings at scientific meetings and conferences, and supervising the work of staff
  • Studying the forms and structures of bodily organs and tissues by systematic observation, dissection and microscopic examination
  • Investigating the chemical structure and function of living cells and their isolated components, organs and tissues in humans, animals, plants, and micro-organisms
  • Examining micro-organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, yeast and their enzymes, and using the knowledge gained to create and develop new, and improve existing, products, materials and processes
  • Investigating the effects of environmental factors, such as rainfall, temperature, sunlight, soil, topography and disease, on plant growth
  • Planning and undertaking experiments to study, measure and understand marine animals and plants
  • Studying the growth and characteristics of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, algae and fungi, and the effects they have on plants, animals and humans to develop medical, veterinary, industrial, environmental and other practical applications
  • Investigating the interrelationships between animals in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories
Microbiologist 234517 VETASSESS


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