Veterinarian belongs to the occupation unit group of 2347 VETERINARIANS and is a Skill Level 1 occupation in Australia. In other words, a veterinarian must have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.
Diagnoses, treats and prevents animal diseases, ailments and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.
Skills Assessment Authority:
Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) is the designated authority for assessing skills and competencies for veterinarians in Australia for migration purposes.
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.
- treating animals medically and surgically, and administering and prescribing drugs, analgesics, and general and local anaesthetics
- determining the presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography and ultrasound
- performing surgery, dressing wounds and setting broken bones
- rendering obstetric services to animals
- participating in programs designed to prevent the occurrence and spread of animal diseases
- inoculating animals against, and testing for, infectious diseases and notifying authorities of outbreaks of infectious animal diseases
- performing autopsies to determine cause of death
- advising clients on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, breeding and care of animals
- may provide professional services to commercial firms producing biological and pharmaceutical products
- may specialise in the treatment of a particular animal group or in a particular specialty area such as cardiology, chiropractic, dermatology or critical care
Australian Visa Options for 234711 VETERINARIAN
This occupation has access to the following Australian immigration programs:
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