1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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Contents >> 02 Structure & Definitions >> 2 Professionals >> 21 Science, Building and Engineering Professionals

SUB-MAJOR GROUP 21

SCIENCE, BUILDING AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

SCIENCE, BUILDING AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS perform analytical, conceptual and practical tasks in relation to the chemical and physical properties of the universe, life forms and the environment and the design and function of machines, production systems and structures.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Science, Building and Engineering Professionals typically include conducting experiments and tests to identify the chemical composition and reactive properties of natural substances or processed materials; interpreting and analysing data from scientific experiments and tests; designing products, physical structures and engineering systems; and conducting research and practical tests to resolve design and operational problems.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
          211 Natural and Physical Science Professionals
          212 Building and Engineering Professionals

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