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Group
Minor Group

134 Education, Health and Welfare Services Managers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Education, Health and Welfare Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the provision of childcare, health, welfare and education services.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • formulating policies and plans for the operation of childcare, health, welfare and educational establishments, and setting standards and objectives
  • developing and implementing programs and services to meet the needs of clients
  • directing and coordinating the allocation of resources
  • liaising with parents, boards, funding bodies, the community and educational institutions to discuss areas of cooperation and coordination
  • directing administrative operations such as budget planning, report preparation, monitoring and controlling expenditure, and student admissions
  • selecting, developing and managing the performance of staff
  • preparing, or arranging for the preparation of, reports, budgets and forecasts
  • representing the organisation in negotiations, and at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums