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Dermatologist - 253911

Australian Skills Recognition Information (ASRI)

Previously referred to in ASCO as:
2312-13 Medical Practitioner - Dermatologist

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Job description

Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill level

This occupation has a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

If you require further information on this occupation, please refer to the Australian Bureau of Statistics website.
See: Unit Group 2539 - Other Medical Practitioners

Information on the skill level of each occupation is consistent with the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) and may differ from the requirements set by the assessing authorities for obtaining a skills assessment. Please contact the relevant assessing authority for your nominated occupation to check on their requirements.

Skills assessment authority

Before you can migrate to Australia as a skilled migrant you must have your skills assessed by the relevant national assessment authority. The assessment authority for your occupation is the Australian Medical Board. The department accepts a full, unconditional or general medical registration or a conditional specialist registration as evidence of suitable skills assessment.
Australian Medical Board

Your medical registration will have information on your qualifications that will be considered by the department to make a determination on how many points will be awarded for your qualifications.

If you want to claim points for your work experience in your nominated or closely related occupation you must forward all the relevant documents including evidence of the year and date of your medical registration (including evidence of ongoing medical registration if applicable) in the country you obtained you registration to the department. Based on your documents, the department will make a determination of how many points will be awarded to your work experience.

Licensing or registration requirements

To practise in this occupation, you may be required to be registered or licensed. Your licensing and registration authority is the Medical Board of Australia.
See: The Medical Board of Australia

Professional associations

You may benefit from becoming a member of a relevant industry association for your occupation. This could help you with your employment prospects, networking, contact with industry and professional development and may provide you with important information and support.

Last reviewed Tuesday 19 November 2013

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