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 and Exercise Physiologists.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia:

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.


  • 234911 Conservator
  • 234912 Metallurgist
  • 234913 Meteorologist
  • 234914 Physicist
  • 234915 Exercise Physiologist
  • 234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

234911 Conservator

Plans and organises the conservation of materials and objects in libraries, archives, museums, art galleries and other institutions.

Skill Level: 1


  • Art Conservator

234912 Metallurgist

Researches, develops, tests, controls and provides advice on processes used in extracting metals from their ores, and processes used for casting, alloying, heat treating or welding refined metals, alloys and other materials to produce commercial metal products or develop new alloys, techniques and processes.  Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1


  • Welding Engineer

234913 Meteorologist

Studies the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast changes in the weather and long-term climatic trends.

Skill Level: 1


  • Climatologist
  • Weather Forecaster

234914 Physicist

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.

Skill Level: 1


  • Astronomer
  • Medical Physicist

234915 Exercise Physiologist

Assesses, plans and implements exercise programs for preventing and managing chronic diseases and injuries, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer and arthritis, and assists in restoring optimal physical function, health and wellness.

Skill Level: 1

234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

This occupation group covers Natural and Physical Science Professionals not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Occupations in this group include:

  • Materials Scientist
  • Metrologist
  • Polymer Scientist