272312 Educational Psychologist

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
272312
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Educational Psychologist
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

272312 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Investigates learning and teaching, and develops psychological techniques to foster the development and skills of individuals and groups in educational settings. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 1

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2723 Psychologists

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2723
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Psychologists
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2723 PSYCHOLOGISTS

PSYCHOLOGISTS investigate, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment and development.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 385.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 179.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 210.40