Life science technician Vetassess Skills Assessment
What is the requirement of a Life science technician Vetassess Skills Assessment?
What’s the skills assessment – Job Description
A Life Science Technician identifies and collects living organisms and conducts field and laboratory studies in support of Life Scientists or Environmental Scientists.
Alternative Title for Vetassess skills assessment
- Life Science Technical Officer
- Biological Technical Officer
- Botanical Technical Officer
- Ecological Technical Officer
- Environmental Technical Officer
- Fisheries Technical Officer
- Forestry Technical Officer
- Forestry Technician
- Zoology Technical Officer
- Wood Technologist
Occupations not considered
under this ANZSCO code:
- Chemistry Technician
- Earth Science Technician
- School Laboratory Technician
- Science Technicians nec
- Medical Technician
What’re the Requirements for Skills Assessment
This occupation requires
A qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or higher, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation.
In addition to this, applicants must have at least one year of post-qualification employment at an appropriate skill level completed in the last five years in a field which is highly relevant to the nominated occupation.
If employment is not post-qualification, then three additional years of highly relevant employment are required.
If the qualification is not in a highly relevant field, two years of employment at an appropriate skill level, completed in the last five years which is highly relevant to the nominated occupation is required.
This is reduced to one year if there is an additional qualification at least at AQF Certificate IV level in a highly relevant field.
A positive assessment of both qualifications and employment is required for a positive Skills Assessment Outcome.
What’s the requirement for Qualification
AQF Diploma or higher
Highly relevant fields of study include:
- Life Sciences
- Biomedical Science
- Environmental Science
- Laboratory Technology
- Applied Science
Life Sciences is the study of living things – plants and animals. It helps to explain how living
things relate to one another and to their surroundings.