Occupation Profile – Midwife – (ANZSCO 254111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleMIDWIFE
ANZSCO Code254111
Occupations in this Group 254111 Midwife
DescriptionProvides 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 Level1
SpecialisationCommunity Midwife
Midwife Practitioner
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council
Related Occupations None
State Sponsorship Options Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsProficient English (e.g. IELTS: at least 7 in each skill)