Skilled Occupation List

The Skilled Occupation List outlines respective occupations that are skills deficient in Australia are is used as a basis by multiple visa categories to qualify individuals to work in or train in Australia subject to the applicant meeting other requirements. The Skilled Occupation List Specifies

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the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) code for respective occupation. The ANZSCO outlines information on the skill level of jobs, qualifications and/or experience needed to work in occupations

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Cautions which exclude the use of the occupation in certain circumstances (applies to the ENS and TSS visas only)

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whether the occupation is included on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL), the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), the Regional Occupation List (ROL) or the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) ROL List.

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Please find below the skilled occupation list.

OccupationANZSCO Code
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker411511
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec141999
Accountant (General)221111
Actor211111
Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec211199
Actuary224111
Acupuncturist252211
Advertising Manager131113
Advertising Specialist225111
Aeronautical Engineer233911
Aeroplane Pilot231111
Agricultural Consultant234111
Agricultural Engineer233912
Agricultural Scientist234112
Agricultural Technician311111
Air Traffic Controller231112
Air Transport Professionals nec231199
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber334112
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)323112
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)323113
Ambulance Officer411111
Amusement Centre Manager149111
Anaesthetic Technician311211
Anaesthetist253211
Analyst Programmer261311
Animal Attendants and Trainers nec361199
Antique Dealer142112
Apiarist121311
Apparel Cutter393211
Aquaculture Farmer121111
Arborist362212
Archaeologist272414
Architect232111
Artistic Director212111
Arts Administrator or Manager139911
Auctioneer611111
Audiologist252711
Author212211
Automotive Electrician321111
Baker351111
Barrister271111
Bed and Breakfast Operator141911
Beef Cattle Farmer121312
Betting Agency Manager142113
Biochemist234513
Biomedical Engineer233913
Biotechnologist234514
Blacksmith322111
Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operator149911
Boat Builder and Repairer399111
Book or Script Editor212212
Botanist234515
Bricklayer331111
Broadcast Transmitter Operator399511
Building and Engineering Technicians nec312999
Building Associate312112
Building Inspector312113
Business Broker612111
Business Machine Mechanic342311
Butcher or Smallgoods Maker351211
Cabinetmaker394111
Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)342411
Cafe or Restaurant Manager141111
Call or Contact Centre Manager149211
Call or Contact Centre Team Leader541111
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)399512
Canvas Goods Fabricator393111
Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager141211
Cardiac Technician311212
Cardiologist253312
Cardiothoracic Surgeon253512
Careers Counsellor272111
Carpenter331212
Carpenter and Joiner331211
Cartographer232213
Chef351311
Chemical Engineer233111
Chemical Plant Operator399211
Chemist234211
Chemistry Technician311411
Chief Executive or Managing Director111111
Chief Information Officer135111
Child Care Centre Manager134111
Child Care Worker (group leaders only)421111
Chiropractor252111
Cinema or Theatre Manager149912
Civil Engineer233211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211
Civil Engineering Technician312212
Clerk of Court599211
Clinical Coder599915
Clinical Haematologist253313
Clinical Psychologist272311
Clothing Patternmaker393212
Clothing Trades Workers nec393299
Commissioned Defence Force Officer139111
Commissioned Fire Officer139112
Commissioned Police Officer139113
Commodities Trader222111
Communications Operator342312
Community Arts Worker272611
Community Worker411711
Company Secretary221211
Complementary Health Therapists nec252299
Composer211211
Computer Network and Systems Engineer263111
Conference and Event Organiser149311
Conservation Officer234311
Conservator234911
Construction Estimator312114
Construction Project Manager133111
Contract Administrator511111
Conveyancer599111
Cook351411
Copywriter212411
Corporate General Manager111211
Corporate Services Manager132111
Corporate Treasurer221212
Cotton Grower121211
Counsellors nec272199
Court Bailiff or Sheriff (Aus) \ Court Collections Officer (NZ)599212
Court Orderly (Aus) \ Court Registry Officer (NZ)599213
Crop Farmers nec121299
Customer Service Manager149212
Dairy Cattle Farmer121313
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)249212
Dancer or Choreographer211112
Database Administrator262111
Deer Farmer121314
Defence Force Member - Other Ranks441111
Defence Force Senior Officer111212
Dental Hygienist411211
Dental Prosthetist411212
Dental Specialist252311
Dental Technician411213
Dental Therapist411214
Dentist252312
Dermatologist253911
Detective441311
Developer Programmer261312
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist253917
Diesel Motor Mechanic321212
Dietitian251111
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)212312
Director of Photography212313
Disabilities Services Officer411712
Diver399911
Diversional Therapist411311
Diving Instructor (Open Water)452311
Dog Handler or Trainer361111
Dog or Horse Racing Official452318
Drainer334113
Drama Teacher (Private Tuition)249213
Dressmaker or Tailor393213
Driving Instructor451211
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor272112
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher241111
Earth Science Technician311412
Economist224311
Education Adviser249111
Education Managers nec134499
Education Reviewer249112
Educational Psychologist272312
Electorate Officer224911
Electrical Engineer233311
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson312311
Electrical Engineering Technician312312
Electrical Linesworker342211
Electrician (General)341111
Electrician (Special Class)341112
Electronic Engineering Draftsperson312411
Electronic Engineering Technician312412
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker342313
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)342314
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)342315
Electronics Engineer233411
Electroplater322112
Emergency Medicine Specialist253912
Emergency Service Worker441211
Endocrinologist253315
Engineering Manager133211
Engineering Patternmaker323411
Engineering Professionals nec233999
Engineering Technologist233914
Engraver323311
Enrolled Nurse411411
Entertainer or Variety Artist211113
Environmental Consultant234312
Environmental Engineer233915
Environmental Health Officer251311
Environmental Manager139912
Environmental Research Scientist234313
Environmental Scientists nec234399
Equipment Hire Manager149915
Exercise Physiologist234915
External Auditor221213
Facilities Manager149913
Faculty Head134411
Family and Marriage Counsellor272113
Family Support Worker411713
Farrier322113
Fashion Designer232311
Fibrous Plasterer333211
Film and Video Editor212314
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec212399
Finance Broker222112
Finance Manager132211
Financial Brokers nec222199
Financial Dealers nec222299
Financial Institution Branch Manager149914
Financial Investment Adviser222311
Financial Investment Manager222312
Financial Market Dealer222211
Fire Fighter441212
Fire Protection Equipment Technician399918
First Aid Trainer451815
Fisheries Officer311311
Fitness Centre Manager149112
Fitter (General)323211
Fitter and Turner323212
Fitter-Welder323213
Fleet Manager149411
Flight Attendant451711
Floor Finisher332111
Florist362111
Flower Grower121212
Flying Instructor231113
Food Technologist234212
Footballer452411
Forester234113
Fruit or Nut Grower121213
Funeral Director451311
Funeral Workers nec451399
Furniture Finisher394211
Futures Trader222212
Gallery or Museum Curator224212
Gallery or Museum Technician399311
Gardener (General)362211
Gas or Petroleum Operator399212
Gasfitter334114
Gastroenterologist253316
General Practitioner253111
Geologist234411
Geophysicist234412
Geotechnical Engineer233212
Glazier333111
Goat Farmer121315
Golfer452412
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower121214
Grape Grower121215
Graphic Designer232411
Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker392211
Greenkeeper362311
Gunsmith323312
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor452312
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager142114
Hairdresser391111
Hardware Technician313111
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec134299
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec251999
Health Information Manager224213
Health Practice Manager512211
Health Promotion Officer251911
Helicopter Pilot231114
Historian272411
Homoeopath252212
Horse Breeder121316
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor452313
Horse Trainer361112
Hospital Pharmacist251511
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers nec149999
Hotel or Motel Manager141311
Hotel Service Manager431411
Human Resource Adviser223111
Human Resource Manager132311
Hydrogeologist234413
Hydrographer311415
ICT Account Manager225211
ICT Business Analyst261111
ICT Business Development Manager225212
ICT Customer Support Officer313112
ICT Managers nec135199
ICT Project Manager135112
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer263211
ICT Sales Representative225213
ICT Security Specialist262112
ICT Support and Test Engineers nec263299
ICT Support Engineer263212
ICT Support Technicians nec313199
ICT Systems Test Engineer263213
ICT Trainer223211
Illustrator232412
Importer or Exporter133311
Industrial Designer232312
Industrial Engineer233511
Industrial Pharmacist251512
Information and Organisation Professionals nec224999
Insurance Agent611211
Insurance Broker222113
Insurance Investigator599611
Insurance Loss Adjuster599612
Insurance Risk Surveyor599613
Intellectual Property Lawyer271214
Intelligence Officer224411
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic411112
Intensive Care Specialist253317
Interior Decorator399912
Interior Designer232511
Internal Auditor221214
Interpreter272412
Jeweller399411
Jewellery Designer232313
Jockey452413
Joiner331213
Journalists and Other Writers nec212499
Judge271211
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec271299
Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)241112
Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teacher)241211
Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant)411512
Kennel Hand361115
Laboratory Manager139913
Land Economist224511
Landscape Architect232112
Landscape Gardener362213
Law Clerk599214
Leather Goods Maker393112
Legal Executive599112
Legal Secretary521212
Legislators nec111399
Liaison Officer224912
Librarian224611
Library Technician399312
Licensed Club Manager141411
Life Science Technician311413
Life Scientist (General)234511
Life Scientists nec234599
Lifeguard452414
Lift Mechanic341113
Light Technician399513
Livestock Farmers nec121399
Local Government Legislator111311
Locksmith323313
Magistrate271212
Maintenance Planner312911
Make Up Artist399514
Management Accountant221112
Management Consultant224711
Manufacturer133411
Marine Biologist234516
Marine Surveyor231215
Marine Transport Professionals nec231299
Market Research Analyst225112
Marketing Specialist225113
Massage Therapist411611
Master Fisher231211
Materials Engineer233112
Mathematician224112
Meat Inspector311312
Mechanical Engineer233512
Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson312511
Mechanical Engineering Technician312512
Media Producer (excluding Video)212112
Medical Administrator134211
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer251211
Medical Laboratory Scientist234611
Medical Laboratory Technician311213
Medical Oncologist253314
Medical Practitioners nec253999
Medical Radiation Therapist251212
Medical Technicians nec311299
Member of Parliament111312
Metal Casting Trades Worker322114
Metal Fabricator322311
Metal Fitters and Machinists nec323299
Metal Machinist (First Class)323214
Metal Polisher322115
Metallurgical or Materials Technician312912
Metallurgist234912
Meteorologist234913
Microbiologist234517
Middle School Teacher241311
Midwife254111
Migration Agent (Aus) \ Immigration Consultant (NZ)224913
Mine Deputy312913
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)233611
Minister of Religion272211
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer121411
Mixed Crop Farmer121216
Mixed Livestock Farmer121317
Mothercraft Nurse411412
Motor Mechanic (General)321211
Motorcycle Mechanic321213
Multimedia Designer232413
Multimedia Specialist261211
Music Director211212
Music Professionals nec211299
Music Teacher (Private Tuition)249214
Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer399515
Musician (Instrumental)211213
Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec234999
Naturopath252213
Naval Architect233916
Network Administrator263112
Network Analyst263113
Neurologist253318
Neurosurgeon253513
Newspaper or Periodical Editor212412
Nuclear Medicine Technologist251213
Nurse Educator254211
Nurse Manager254311
Nurse Practitioner254411
Nurse Researcher254212
Nurseryperson362411
Nursing Clinical Director134212
Nutritionist251112
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist253913
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser251312
Occupational Therapist252411
Office Manager512111
Operating Theatre Technician311214
Ophthalmologist253914
Optical Dispenser (Aus) \ Dispensing Optician (NZ)399913
Optical Mechanic399914
Optometrist251411
Organisation and Methods Analyst224712
Organisational Psychologist272313
Orthopaedic Surgeon253514
Orthoptist251412
Orthotist or Prosthetist251912
Osteopath252112
Other Spatial Scientist232214
Other Sports Coach or Instructor452317
Other Sports Official452323
Otorhinolaryngologist253515
Paediatric Surgeon253516
Paediatrician253321
Painter (Visual Arts)211411
Painting Trades Worker332211
Panelbeater324111
Park Ranger234314
Parole or Probation Officer411714
Pastrycook351112
Patents Examiner224914
Pathologist253915
Pathology Collector311216
Performing Arts Technicians nec399599
Personal Assistant521111
Pet Groomer361113
Petroleum Engineer233612
Pharmacy Technician311215
Photographer211311
Photographer's Assistant399915
Physicist234914
Physiotherapist252511
Picture Framer394212
Pig Farmer121318
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon253517
Plastics Technician399916
Plumber (General)334111
Plumbing Inspector312115
Podiatrist252611
Police Officer441312
Policy Analyst224412
Policy and Planning Manager132411
Post Office Manager142115
Potter or Ceramic Artist211412
Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior Teacher)241212
Poultry Farmer121321
Power Generation Plant Operator399213
Practice Managers nec512299
Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer323314
Pressure Welder322312
Primary Health Organisation Manager134213
Primary Products Inspectors nec311399
Primary School Teacher241213
Print Finisher392111
Print Journalist212413
Printing Machinist392311
Private Tutors and Teachers nec249299
Procurement Manager133612
Production Manager (Forestry)133511
Production Manager (Manufacturing)133512
Production Manager (Mining)133513
Production or Plant Engineer233513
Program Director (Television or Radio)212315
Program or Project Administrator511112
Project Builder133112
Property Manager612112
Psychiatrist253411
Psychologists nec272399
Psychotherapist272314
Public Relations Manager131114
Public Relations Professional225311
Quality Assurance Manager139914
Quantity Surveyor233213
Quarantine Officer311313
Radiation Oncologist253918
Radio Journalist212414
Radio Presenter212113
Radiocommunications Technician313211
Railway Station Manager149412
Real Estate Agency Principal (Aus) \ Real Estate Agency Licensee (NZ)612113
Real Estate Agent612114
Real Estate Representative612115
Records Manager224214
Recreation Officer272612
Recruitment Consultant223112
Regional Education Manager134412
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)254412
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)254413
Registered Nurse (Community Health)254414
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)254415
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)254416
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)254417
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)254421
Registered Nurse (Medical)254418
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)254422
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)254425
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)254423
Registered Nurse (Surgical)254424
Registered Nurses nec254499
Rehabilitation Counsellor272114
Renal Medicine Specialist253322
Research and Development Manager132511
Resident Medical Officer253112
Residential Care Officer411715
Retail Buyer639211
Retail Manager (General)142111
Retail Pharmacist251513
Retirement Village Manager141912
Rheumatologist253323
Roof Plumber334115
Roof Tiler333311
Safety Inspector312611
Sail Maker393113
Sales and Marketing Manager131112
Sales Representative (Industrial Products)225411
Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)225412
Saw Doctor323315
School Laboratory Technician311414
School Principal134311
Science Technicians nec311499
Screen Printer392112
Sculptor211413
Secondary School Teacher241411
Secretary (General)521211​
Security Consultant442216
Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member139211
Shearer361211
Sheep Farmer121322
Sheetmetal Trades Worker322211
Ship's Engineer231212
Ship's Master231213
Ship's Officer231214
Shipwright399112
Shoemaker393114
Signwriter399611
Singer211214
Small Engine Mechanic321214
Small Offset Printer392312
Snowsport Instructor452314
Social Professionals nec272499
Social Worker272511
Software and Applications Programmers nec261399
Software Engineer261313
Software Tester261314
Solicitor271311
Solid Plasterer333212
Sonographer251214
Sound Technician399516
Special Education Teachers nec241599
Special Needs Teacher241511
Specialist Managers nec139999
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)253311
Specialist Physicians nec253399
Speech Pathologist252712
Sports Administrator139915
Sports Centre Manager149113
Sports Development Officer452321
Sports Umpire452322
Sportspersons nec452499
Stage Manager212316
Statistician224113
Stock and Station Agent611112
Stockbroking Dealer222213
Stonemason331112
Structural Engineer233214
Student Counsellor272115
Sugar Cane Grower121217
Supply and Distribution Manager133611
Surgeon (General)253511
Surveying or Spatial Science Technician312116
Surveyor232212
Swimming Coach or Instructor452315
Systems Administrator262113
Systems Analyst261112
Taxation Accountant221113
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages249311
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired241512
Teacher of the Sight Impaired241513
Technical Cable Jointer342212
Technical Director212317
Technical Sales Representatives nec225499
Technical Writer212415
Technicians and Trades Workers nec399999
Telecommunications Cable Jointer342412
Telecommunications Engineer263311
Telecommunications Field Engineer313212
Telecommunications Linesworker342413
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312
Telecommunications Network Planner313213
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist313214
Telecommunications Technician342414
Television Equipment Operator399517
Television Journalist212416
Television Presenter212114
Tennis Coach452316
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic323215
Thoracic Medicine Specialist253324
Toolmaker323412
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner252214
Traditional Maori Health Practitioner252215
Training and Development Professional223311
Translator272413
Transport Company Manager149413
Transport Engineer233215
Travel Agency Manager142116
Travel Attendants nec451799
Tribunal Member271213
Trust Officer599215
Turf Grower121218
University Lecturer242111
University Tutor242112
Upholsterer393311
Urban and Regional Planner232611
Urologist253518
Valuer224512
Vascular Surgeon253521
Vegetable Grower121221
Vehicle Body Builder324211
Vehicle Painter324311
Vehicle Trimmer324212
Veterinarian234711
Veterinary Nurse361311
Video Producer212318
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec211499
Vocational Education Teacher242211
Wall and Floor Tiler333411
Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer323316
Web Administrator313113
Web Designer232414
Web Developer261212
Welder (First Class)322313
Welfare Centre Manager134214
Welfare Worker272613
Wholesaler133312
Wine Maker234213
Wood Machinist394213
Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec394299
Wood Turner394214
Wool Buyer639212
Wool Classer399917
Workplace Relations Adviser223113
Youth Worker411716
Zookeeper361114
Zoologist234518