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A life science technician identifies and collects living organisms and conducts field and laboratory studies in support of Life Scientists or Environmental Scientists. In Australia a life science technician is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
This occupation is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill lists:
A life science technician performs tests and experiments, and provide technical support functions to assist with research, design, production and teaching in chemistry, earth sciences, life sciences, and physical sciences.
Most occupations in the life science technician unit group (Group 3114) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
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.
Occupations within the Life Science Technician Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the life science group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
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.
The average salary for a Life Science Technician in Australia is $ 72,704 for male employees and $ 56,780 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 39.6 Females: 40.8 Persons: 40.0
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3114) Science technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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