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ANZSCO 251912 - Registered Migration Australia


An orthotists or Prosthetist designs, builds, fits and repairs splints, braces, callipers, artificial limbs and related appliances to restore function or compensate for muscular and skeletal disabilities. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia an orthotists or prosthetist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.



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Group: 2519 Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals





Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


This unit group covers Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals not elsewhere classified. 
It includes Health Promotion Officers and Orthotists or Prosthetists.


Skill Level

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 in Australia may be required.


Occupations in this Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same orthotists or prosthetist group, if not specifically listed in either the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Orthotist or Prosthetist is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for an Orthotist or Prosthetist in Australia is $ 80,880 for male employees and $ 72,871 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 45.5 Females: 44.6 Persons: 44.7

Source: (Group 2519) Other health diagnostic and promotion professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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