Studies matter, space, time, energy, forces and fields and the interrelationship between these physical phenomena to further understanding of the laws governing the behaviour of the universe, and seeks to apply these laws to solve practical problems and discover new information about the earth and the universe.
All physicists (medical and non-medical) are eligible for subclasses 186, 407, and TSS (M). Only medical physicists are, however, eligible for visa subclasses: 189 (PT), 190, 485 (GW), 489 (F), 489 (S/T).
Group: 2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals
This unit group covers Natural and Physical Science Professionals not elsewhere classified.
It includes Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.
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. In the case of Conservators, at least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required.
Occupations in this Group
234915 Exercise Physiologist
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