Physiotherapist - ANZSCO 252511

Assesses, treats and prevents disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
Alternative Titles
  • Physical Therapist
  • Aquatic Physiotherapist
  • Cardiothoracic Physiotherapist
  • Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist
  • Gerentological Physiotherapist
  • Maori Physiotherapist (NZ)
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Neurological Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Health Physiotherapist
  • Paediatric Physiotherapist
  • Sports Physiotherapist
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Skills Assessment Authority
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

Group: 2525 Physiotherapists

assess, treat and prevent disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease.
  • administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients
  • designing treatment programs to address patients' problems
  • treating patients to reduce pain, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, improve cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, restore joint mobility, and improve balance and coordination
  • using the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, cold, massage, manipulation, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultraviolet and infra-red light and ultrasound in the treatment of patients
  • reviewing, continually monitoring, assessing and evaluating programs and treatments
  • consulting with other Health Professionals as required about patients' problems, needs and progress
  • instructing patients and their families in procedures to be continued at home
  • recording treatments given and patients' responses and progress
  • developing and implementing screening and preventative health promotion programs
Skill Level
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.
Occupations in this Group

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