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A cardiac technician conducts tests on patients to record heart activity using specialised equipment, recording devices and laboratory instruments in support of Cardiologists and other Medical Practitioners engaged in diagnosing, monitoring and treating heart disease. A Cardiac technician in Australia is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Cardiac Technician Specialisations
Cardiac Technician Occupation Lists
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Group: 3112 Medical Technicians
A cardiac technician operates anaesthetic, cardiac, operating theatre and medical testing equipment, performing and assisting with laboratory tests, and filling prescriptions in support of Health Professionals.
Most occupations in the cardiac technician unit group (Group: 3112) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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.
Registration or licensing may be required in Australia as a cardiac technician.
Occupations in this Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same cardiac technician group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Cardiac Technician English Requirement
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.
Average Income of a Cardiac Technician
The average salary for a Cardiac Technician in Australia is $ 63,197 for male employees and $ 40,871 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 47.0 Females: 40.4 Persons: 42.0
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3112) Medical technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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