Pathologist - ANZSCO 253915


Identifies the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conducts tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions. Registration or licensing is required

Skill Level



Clinical Cytopathologist
Forensic Pathologist

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2312-23 Pathologist

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

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.

It includes Health Promotion Officers and Orthotists or Prosthetists.

Skill Level

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.

Occupations in this Group

1. 253911 Dermatologist
2. 253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist
3. 253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
4. 253914 Ophthalmologist
5. 253915 Pathologist
6. 253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
7. 253918 Radiation Oncologist
8. 253999 Medical Practitioners nec