ANZSCO code – 253999 Medical Practitioners nec

ANZSCO code 253999

Medical Practitioners nec


This occupation group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Assessing Authority

  • Medical Board of Australia (MedBA)

Occupation in NEC category

  • Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Sports Physician

 Not elsewhere classified (nec) categories are used for known, discrete occupations which are not separately identified in ANZSCO Version 1.3 because of their lack of numerical significance in Australia or New Zealand. The occupation titles listed under nec categories are illustrative of the scope and range of occupations included in the nec category.

Unit Group 2539: Other Medical Practitioners


This unit group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. It includes Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included in this unit group.

Indicative Skill Level

In Australia and New Zealand: Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required. 

Other occupations in this Unit Group

  • 253911: Dermatologist
  • 253912: Emergency Medicine Specialist
  • 253913: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • 253914: Ophthalmologist
  • 253915: Pathologist
  • 253917: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
  • 253918: Radiation Oncologist