Occupation Profile – Podiatrist – (ANZSCO 252611) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitlePODIATRIST
ANZSCO Code252611
Occupations in this Group252611 Podiatrist
DescriptionPrevents, diagnoses and treats disorder of the feet. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsPodiatric Surgeon
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-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
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council
Related OccupationsNone
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)