Organisational Psychologist - ANZSCO 272313


Applies psychological principles and techniques to study occupational behaviour, working conditions and organisational structure, and solve problems of work performance and organisational design. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

Industrial Psychologist Occupational Psychologist

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2514-15 Organisational Psychologist

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: 2723 Psychologists


investigate, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment and development.


1. collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
2. administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
3. developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
4. consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
5. conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
6. collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
7. formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
8. developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
9. conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
10.performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers

Skill Level

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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 272311 Clinical Psychologist
2. 272312 Educational Psychologist
3. 272313 Organisational Psychologist
4. 272314 Psychotherapist
5. 272399 Psychologists nec