Anzsco Job Descriptons

Orthotist or Prosthetist – ANZSCO 251912


Designs, builds, fits and repairs splints, braces, callipers, artificial limbs and related appliances to restore function or compensate for muscular and skeletal disabilities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level


Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
  • 2399-15 Orthotist

Group: 2519 Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals


This unit group covers Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals not elsewhere classified.

It includes Health Promotion Officers and Orthotists or Prosthetists.

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher 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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 251911 Health Promotion Officer
  • 251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist
  • 251999 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec
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