1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    PERSONAL CARERS AND ASSISTANTS provide basic care, supervision and other support services to individuals for the enhancement of their health, welfare and comfort.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • providing assistance, support, care and companionship to aged and disabled persons and others in need of care and in therapy programs
    • assisting Dental Practitioners
    • assisting in caring for patients in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes
    • caring for and supervising children in residential childcare establishments and correctional institutions
    • caring for people in refuges

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 4231 Aged and Disabled Carers
          UNIT GROUP 4232 Dental Assistants
          UNIT GROUP 4233 Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers
          UNIT GROUP 4234 Special Care Workers

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