451814 Body Artist

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
451814
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Body Artist
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

451814 BODY ARTIST

Decorates, adorns or modifies the human body either permanently or temporarily by using a range of techniques such as tattooing by inserting ink under layers of skin, painting or dyeing the skin; piercing by implanting jewellery and other bio-compatible material in or under the skin; and modification by cutting, branding, manipulating, stretching and scarring to change the shape of or create patterns in the skin, using scalpel, heat and restraining techniques. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Body Piercer
Tattooist

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

4518 Other Personal Service Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
4518
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Personal Service Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

4518 OTHER PERSONAL SERVICE WORKERS

This unit group covers Personal Service Workers not elsewhere classified.
It includes Civil Celebrants, Hair or Beauty Salon Assistants, Sex Workers or Escorts, Body Artists, First Aid Trainers and Religious Assistants.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
The occupation First Aid Trainer has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
The occupations Hair or Beauty Salon Assistant and Sex Worker or Escort have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
544.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
425.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
473.00