Assigns codes to narrative descriptions of patients' diseases, operations and procedures in accordance with recognised classification systems to allow for easy storage, retrieval and analysis of health data.

Eligible Visas for this Occupation include

  • 186
  • 187
  • 457

  • Skill Level

    3

    Assessing Authority

    VETASSESS

    Indicative Skill Level

    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    Registration or licensing may be required. The occupation Clinical Coder has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)