Archivist – ANZSCO 224211
- Archivists analyse and document records, and plans and organises systems and procedures for the safekeeping of records and historically valuable documents.
- Skill Level
- Film Archivist
- Legal Archivist
- Manuscripts Archivist
- Parliamentary Archivist
Skills Assessment Requirement
Unless you are exempt in very limited circumstances, you are required to have a positive Skills Assessment to apply for the visas listed above.
Skills Assessment authority for Archivist is Vocational & Education Training Assessment (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher in a highly relevant field of studyAND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher WITH an additional qualificationat AQF Diploma level in a highly relevant field of study AND at least two years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Bachelor degree or higher WITHOUT a highly relevant field of study AND at least three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years
- Applicants must meet both the qualification and employment requirements to obtain a positive skills assessment
Potential Visa Pathways for Archivist
|ANZSCO||Occupation||Skills Assessment||189||190||485 (Graduate Work)||491 (State)||491 (Family)||186 (Direct)||407 (Training)||494 (regional Sponsored)||482 (TSS Medium Term)|
Group: 2242 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers
- Develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.
- Evaluating and preserving records for administrative, historical, legal, evidential and other purposes
- Preparing record-keeping systems, indexes, guides and procedures for archival research and for the retention and destruction of records
- Identifying and classifying specimens and objects, and arranging restoration work
- Examining items and arranging examinations to determine condition and authenticity
- Designing and revising medical record forms
- Managing organisations’ central records systems
- Analysing the record-keeping needs of organisations, and translating these needs into record management systems
- Maintaining computerised and other record management systems and record forms, and advising on their usage
- Controlling access to confidential information, and recommending codes of practice and procedures for accessing records
- Developing record cataloguing, coding and classification systems, and monitoring their use
- Skill Level
- Most occupations in this unit group 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
- Occupations in this Group
- 224211 Archivist
- 224212 Gallery or Museum Curator
- 224213 Health Information Manager
- 224214 Records Manager
Subclass 494 visa – Skilled Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa
You can apply for subclass 494 if you have a regional employer who is willing to sponsor you. To be eligible for this visa, you must have at least 3 years of working experience in your nominated occupation and have a relevant skills assessment. With this visa, there is a requirement that you must work for the employer who is sponsoring you.
This visa provides pathway to permanent residency through the 191 visa.
At least 3 years full-time work experience in the nominated occupation.
Must have at least Competent English, i.e., IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Must be sponsored by an Australian regional employer.
Must have a positive skills assessment.
Must live and work in regional areas in Australia.
Book a consultation with our Registered Migration Agents in Melbourne to find out more about your visa options and your path to Australian permanent residency or applying for citizenship.