Social Professionals nec – ANZSCO 272499

Anzsco Job Descriptons

This occupation group covers Social Professionals not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level


  • Anthropologist
  • Criminologist
  • Geographer
  • Heritage Consultant
  • Linguist
  • Parole Board Member
  • Political Scientist
  • Sociologist
  • Transport Analyst
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
  • 2529-79 Social Professionals nec

Group: 2724 Social Professionals


research and study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken statements, and transcribe text and recorded spoken material from one language into another.

  • assembling historical data by consulting sources of information such as historical indexes and catalogues, archives, court records, diaries, newspaper files and other materials
  • organising, authenticating, evaluating and interpreting historical, political, sociological, archaeological, anthropological and linguistic data
  • undertaking historical and cultural research into human activity, and preparing and presenting research findings
  • providing simultaneous and consecutive verbal or signed renditions of speeches into another language
  • rendering the meaning and feeling of what is said and signed into another language in the appropriate register and style in a range of settings such as courts, hospitals, schools, workplaces and conferences
  • studying original texts and transcripts of recorded spoken material to comprehend subject matter and translating them into another language
  • rendering the meaning and feeling of written material, such as literary, legal, technical and scientific texts, into another language in the appropriate register and style, so that it will read as an original piece rather than as a translation
Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group
  • 272411 Historian
  • 272412 Interpreter
  • 272413 Translator
  • 272414 Archaeologist
  • 272499 Social Professionals nec

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  1. Hello, i am a geography graduated from University (5 years degree) and now i am doing a posgraduate in tourism. I think i can apply to state nomination under Social Professionals occupation (272499). I would like to know if i am granted this visa 491 for 5 years i am obligated to work in the same field in order to let me apply for PR after that visa. can i do other jobs too? i am not sure if i want to continue in the field.
    And if thats the case, what kind of job will be valid in Australia if i apply under 272499 occupation ?
    thank you very much.