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ANZSCO 411411 - Registered Migration Australia



An enrolled nurse provides nursing care to patients in a variety of health, aged care, welfare and community settings under the supervision of Registered Nurses. Registration or licensing is required in Australia as an enrolled nurse. Enrolled nurse is a Skill Level 2 occupation.




Enrolled Nurse Alternative Title


  • Nursing Assistant (NZ)





  • Medical Assistant (Defence)



Enrolled Nurse Occupation Lists
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Group: 4114 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses




Enrolled Nurse job description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of an enrolled nurse in Australia is to provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities and in the community, and assist parents in providing care to newborn infants under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Midwife.




  • assessing, planning and implementing nursing care for patients according to accepted nursing practice and standards
  • providing interventions, treatments and therapies such as administering medications, and monitoring responses to treatments and care plans
  • assisting Registered Nurses and other team members to coordinate and evaluate care provided
  • promoting and assisting in health education activities for the prevention of ill health
  • bathing, feeding, changing and settling newborn infants
  • providing advice and training on infant care to parents of newborn infants
  • providing emotional support to parents of newborn infants



Skill Level

Most occupations in the enrolled nurse unit group (Group 4114) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. 

In Australia: 
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. 

Registration or licensing in Australia is required as an enrolled nurse.


Occupations within the Enrolled Nurse Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same enrolled nurse group, if not specifically listed in 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


  • Enrolled Nurse is currently assessed with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC), more info regarding assessment bodies


Average Income

The average salary for an Enrolled Nurse in Australia is $ 53,612 for male employees and $ 50,633 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 44.5 Females: 46.1 Persons: 45.8

Source: (Group 4114) Enrolled and mothercraft nurses - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016




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