Anzsco Job Descriptons

Enrolled Nurse – ANZSCO 411411

Provides nursing care to patients in a variety of health, aged care, welfare and community settings under the supervision of Registered Nurses. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
Alternative Titles
Nursing Assistant (NZ)

Medical Assistant (Defence)

Skills Assessment Authority

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4114 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses


provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities and in the community, and assist parents in providing care to newborn infants under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Midwife.
  • assessing, planning and implementing nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practise and standards
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as administering medications, and monitoring responses to treatments and care plans
  • assisting Registered Nurses and other team members to coordinate and evaluate care provided
  • promoting and assisting in health education activities for the prevention of ill health
  • bathing, feeding, changing and settling newborn infants
  • providing advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants
  • providing emotional support to parents of newborn infants
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years 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.

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 411411 Enrolled Nurse
  • 411412 Mothercraft Nurse
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  1. Hey! I am Looking to apply for an Australia Visa under the occupation of Enrolled Nurse – ANZSCO 411411 and have no idea where to get started. Trying to find a way to get over there ASAP and wondering if they are sponsoring nurses from Canada (I qualify to work as an EEN) to help due to COVID? It’s hard to find information as it seems it’s just a loop of links in a circle I’m chasing lol! Please help

    • Hey and welcome

      Nursing is one of the more sought after roles at the moment (especially with COVID) so as an Enrolled Nurse you should have a good chance of finding work in Australia.

      We have a large number of sponsored nursing roles currently listed on our job boards so please feel free to have a browse of the current sponsored job listings available here.

      If you have any general enquires about the Enrolled Nurse – ANZSCO 411411 role then please let me know. If you want to have a more detailed chat around options then I recommend you start a new post in our forums here.

      All the best


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