Occupation Profile – Life Science Technician – (ANZSCO 311413) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleLIFE SCIENCE TECHNICIAN
ANZSCO Code311413
Occupations in this Group311411 Chemistry Technician
311412 Earth Science Technician
311413 Life Science Technician
311414 School Laboratory Technician
311415 Hydrographer
311499 Science Technicians nec
DescriptionIdentifies and collects living organisms and conducts field and laboratory studies in support of Life Scientists or Environmental Scientists.
Skill Level2
Alternative TitlesLife Science Technical Officer
SpecialisationsBiological Technical Officer
Botanical Technical Officer
Ecological Technical Officer
Environmental Technical Officer
Fisheries Technical Officer
Forestry Technical Officer
Wood Technologist
Zoology Technical Officer
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 Occupations311411 Chemistry Technician
311412 Earth 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)