1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.3  
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MINOR GROUP 423 PERSONAL CARERS AND ASSISTANTS


    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 III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or

      NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    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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