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ANZSCO 254211 - Registered Migration Australia

A nurse educator designs, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of nursing education and staff development programs, and manages educational resources. In Australia a nurse educator is a Skill Level 1 occupation.



Nurse Educator Alternative Titles


  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Staff Development Nurse




  • Community Midwife 
  • Midwife Practitioner


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Nurse Educator job description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a nurse educator in Australia is to provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct research into nursing practice. 



  • researching, planning, developing and implementing nursing curricula
  • facilitating practical experience for general and specialist nurses
  • evaluating ongoing and changing educational needs and monitoring course outcomes
  • participating in developing and implementing policies affecting nursing, nurse education and health
  • undertaking and promoting nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminating research information
  • promoting utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management
  • promoting the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management
  • providing support and education for other nurses undertaking research


Skill Level

Occupations in the nurse educator unit group (Group 2542) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Occupations within the Nurse Educator Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same nurse educator 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


  • Nurse Educator is currently assessed ANMAC - (The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council); more info regarding assessment bodies.



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