Occupation Profile – Chemistry Technician – (ANZSCO 311411) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleCHEMISTRY TECHNICIAN
ANZSCO Code311411
Occupations in this Group311411 Chemistry Technician
311412 Earth Science Technician
311413 Life Science Technician
311414 School Laboratory Technician
311415 Hydrographer
311499 Science Technicians nec
DescriptionPerforms laboratory tests on organic and inorganic chemicals, analyses test data and carries out technical functions in support of Chemists or Chemical Engineers in a wide variety of areas such as fuels, agricultural products, food, pharmaceuticals, paints, metals, plastics, textiles, detergents, paper, fertilisers and cosmetics.
Skill Level2
Alternative TitlesChemistry Technical Officer
SpecialisationsChemical Instrumentation Officer
Chemical Process Analyst
Chemistry Laboratory Technician
Dairy Laboratory Technician
Petroleum Laboratory Technician
Sugar Laboratory Assistant
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-preparing materials for experimentation such as freezing and slicing specimens and mixing chemicals
-collecting information and samples
-conducting field and laboratory experiments, tests and analyses
-presenting results in graphic and written form by preparing maps, charts, sketches, diagrams and reports
-performing routine mathematical calculations, and computations of measurements
-controlling the quality and quantity of laboratory supplies by testing samples and monitoring usage
-checking, calibrating and maintaining test equipment
-participating in fabricating, installing and modifying equipment to ensure that critical standards are met
-preparing experiments and demonstrations for science classes
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations311412 Earth Science Technician
311413 Life Science Technician
311414 School Laboratory Technician
311415 Hydrographer
311499 Science Technicians nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)