Occupation Overview:

Audiologist belongs to the occupation unit group of 2527 AUDIOLOGISTS AND SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS/THERAPISTS and is a Skill Level 1 occupation in Australia. In other words, an audiologist must have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Key Tasks:

Provides diagnostic assessment and rehabilitative services related to human hearing defects.

Skills Assessment Authority:

VETASSESS is Australia’s leading vocational education and training assessment provider. It is the designated skills assessing authority for migration purposes for over 300 General Professional Occupations approved by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).


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

Tasks Include:

· assessing and diagnosing the extent of client hearing loss using a wide range of techniques, including audiometric tests
· reporting results of assessments and tests in writing and making referrals to medical practitioners
· recommending solutions to those with hearing impairment including amplification, implantable devices, medical interventions and assistive listening devices and providing aural rehabilitation programs
· providing counselling, advice and information to clients and families as a part of overall treatment
· assisting with the development and management of noise control and hearing conservation strategies
· administering standardised and informal tests and observing clients to determine the nature and extent of their communication disorders or swallowing difficulties
· providing treatment and management of speech, language, learning and communication disorders that may be developmental, part of a disability, or acquired as a result of injury or disease
· advising on the positioning of the body and on the textures of food and fluids which assists an individual to eat and swallow safely without choking
· providing information and education to health professionals, early childhood educators and teachers, and support and counselling to individuals affected by communication and swallowing difficulties, and to their families and carers.


252711 Audiologist
252712 Speech Pathologist / Speech Language Therapist

Australian Visa Options for 252711 AUDIOLOGIST

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