Combined list of eligible Skilled Occupations

This list is a combination of the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL).

You must nominate an occupation on the Combined list of eligible skilled occupations if you are eligible to apply for one of the visa subclasses below.

Please note: if your occupation does not appear on this list you may still qualify for a visa. You must meet all requirements to apply for a visa. To avoid confusion and to obtain precise information for your specific situation based on updated migration laws please arrange a full migration assessment with one of our Immigration Specialists.

  • Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186)– Direct Entry Stream
  • Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – if nominated by a State or Territory Government
  • Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)
  • Training visa (subclass 407)
  • 457 TSS short term stream as of March 2018 – max 2 years *regulations to be confirmed

*Special conditions apply for some occupations

OccupationANZSCO Code
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec141999
Accountant (General)***221111
Actuary224111
Acupuncturist252211
Advertising Manager131113
Advertising Specialist***225111
Aeronautical Engineer233911
Agricultural Consultant234111
Agricultural Engineer233912
Agricultural Scientist234112
Agricultural Technician***311111
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber334112
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic342111
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)323112
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)323113
Ambulance Officer411111
Anaesthetic Technician311211
Anaesthetist253211
Analyst Programmer261311
Animal Attendants and Trainers nec ***361199
Apiarist ***121311
Aquaculture Farmer ***121111
Arborist362212
Architect232111
Architectural Draftsperson312111
Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec312199
Art Teacher (Private Tuition)249211
Arts Administrator or Manager139911
Audiologist252711
Automotive Electrician321111
Baker ***351111
Barrister271111
Beef Cattle Farmer ***121312
Biomedical Engineer233913
Boat Builder and Repairer399111
Book or Script Editor212212
Botanist234515
Bricklayer331111
Building Associate312112
Building Inspector312113
Business Machine Mechanic342311
Cabinetmaker394111
Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)342411
Cafe or Restaurant Manager***141111
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)399512
Cardiac Technician311212
Cardiologist253312
Cardiothoracic Surgeon253512
Careers Counsellor272111
Carpenter331212
Carpenter and Joiner331211
Cartographer232213
Chef***351311
Chemical Plant Operator399211
Chemist234211
Chemistry Technician311411
Chief Executive or Managing Director ***111111
Chief Information Officer135111
Child Care Centre Manager134111
Chiropractor252111
Civil Engineer233211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211
Clinical Haematologist253313
Clinical Psychologist272311
Commodities Trader222111
Community Worker411711
Company Secretary221211
Complementary Health Therapists nec252299
Computer Network and Systems Engineer263111
Conference and Event Organiser ***149311
Conservator234911
Construction Project Manager133111
Contract Administrator ***511111
Cook***351411
Copywriter212411
Corporate General Manager ***111211
Corporate Services Manager ***132111
Coton Grower ***121211
Counsellors nec272199
Crop Farmers nec  ***121299
Customer Service Manager  ***149212
Dairy Cattle Farmer  ***121313
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)249212
Dancer or Choreographer211112
Database Administrator262111
Dental Specialist252311
Dental Technician411213
Dentist252312
Dermatologist253911
Developer Programmer261312
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist253917
Diesel Motor Mechanic321212
Dietitian251111
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)212312
Disabilities Services Officer411712
Diversional Therapist411311
Diving Instructor (Open Water)452311
Dog Handler or Trainer361111
Drainer334113
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor272112
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher241111
Earth Science Technician311412
Economist224311
Education Adviser249111
Education Managers nec134499
Educational Psychologist272312
Electrical Engineer233311
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson312311
Electrical Engineering Technician312312
Electrician (General)341111
Electrician (Special Class)341112
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker342313
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)342314
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)342315
Emergency Medicine Specialist253912
Endocrinologist253315
Engineering Manager133211
Engineering Professionals nec233999
Engineering Technologist233914
Enrolled Nurse411411
Environmental Consultant234312
Environmental Engineer233915
Environmental Manager139912
Environmental Research Scientist234313
Environmental Scientists nec234399
Equipment Hire Manager149915
External Auditor221213
Facilities Manager  ***149913
Faculty Head134411
Family and Marriage Counsellor272113
Family Support Worker411713
Farrier322113
Fashion Designer232311
Fibrous Plasterer333211
Film and Video Editor212314
Finance Broker222112
Finance Manager  ***132211
Financial Brokers nec222199
Financial Dealers nec222299
Financial Investment Adviser222311
Financial Investment Manager222312
Financial Market Dealer222211
Fitness Centre Manager149112
Fitter (General)323211
Fitter and Turner323212
Fitter-Welder323213
Fleet Manager149411
Florist362111
Flower Grower ***121212
Footballer452411
Forester234113
Fruit or Nut Grower ***121213
Furniture Finisher394211
Gallery or Museum Curator224212
Gardener (General)362211
Gasfitter334114
Gastroenterologist253316
General Practitioner253111
Geologist234411
Geotechnical Engineer233212
Glazier333111
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ) ***121214
Grape Grower ***121215
Graphic Designer ***232411
Greenkeeper362311
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor452312
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager ***142114
Hairdresser ***391111
Hardware Technician313111
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec134299
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec251999
Health Information Manager224213
Health Promotion Officer251911
Horse Breeder ***121316
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor452313
Hospital Pharmacist251511
Hotel or Motel Manager ***141311
Human Resource Manager132311
ICT Account Manager225211
ICT business Analyst261111
ICT Business Development Manager225212
ICT Customer Support Officer313112
ICT Managers nec135199
ICT Project Manager ***135112
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer263211
ICT Sales Representative225213
ICT Security Specialist262112
ICT Support Engineer ***263212
ICT Systems Test Engineer ***263213
ICT Trainer223211
Illustrator232412
Industrial Designer232312
Industrial Pharmacist251512
Information and Organisation Professionals nec ***224999
Insurance Agent611211
Insurance Broker222113
Insurance Loss Adjuster599612
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic411112
Intensive Care Specialist253317
Interior Designer232511
Internal Auditor221214
Interpreter272412
Jeweller399411
Jewellery Designer232313
Joiner331213
Journalists and Other Writers nec212499
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec271299
Laboratory Manager139913
Land Economist224511
Landscape Architect232112
Landscape Gardener362213
Librarian224611
Library Technician399312
Life Science Technician311413
Lift Mechanic341113
Livestock Farmer ***121399
Locksmith323313
Make Up Artist399514
Management Accountant221112
Management Consultant ***224711
Manufacturer133411
Marine Biologist234516
Marketing Specialist ***225113
Massage Therapist ***411611
Mathematician224112
Meat Inspector311312
Mechanical Engineer233512
Mechanical Engineering Technician ***312512
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer251211
Medical Laboratory Scientist234611
Medical Laboratory Technician311213
Medical Oncologist253314
Medical Practitioners nec253999
Medical Radiation Therapist251212
Medical Technicians nec311299
Metal Fabricator322311
Metal Fitters and Machinists nec323299
Metal Machinist (First Class)323214
Metallurgical or Materials Technician312912
Meteorologist234913
Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)241311
Midwife254111
Mine Deputy312913
Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum)233611
Minister of Religion*272211
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer ***121411
Mixed Crop Farmer ***121216
Mixed Livestock Farmer ***121317
Motor Mechanic (General)321211
Motorcycle Mechanic321213
Multimedia Specialist261211
Music Teacher (Private Tuition)249214
Musician (Instrumental)211213
Naturopath252213
Naval Architect233916
Network Administrator263112
Network Analyst263113
Neurologist253318
Neurosurgeon253513
Newspaper or Periodical Editor212412
Nuclear Medicine Technologist251213
Nurse Educator254211
Nurse Manager254311
Nurse Practitioner254411
Nursing Clinical Director134212
Nutritionist251112
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist253913
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser251312
Occupational Therapist252411
Ophthalmologist253914
Optometrist251411
Organisation and Methods Analyst224712
Organisational Psychologist272313
Orthopaedic Surgeon253514
Orthoptist251412
Orthotist or Prosthetist251912
Osteopath252112
Other Spatial Scientist232214
Other Sports Coach or Instructor452317
Otorhinolaryngologist253515
Paediatric Surgeon253516
Paediatrician253321
Painting trades workers332211
Panelbeater324111
Pastrycook ***351112
Patents Examiner224914
Pathologist253915
Performing Arts Technicians nec399599
Pharmacy Technician311215
Photographer211311
Physicist234914
Physicist (Medical Physicist only)234914
Physiotherapist252511
Picture Framer394212
Pig Farmer ***121318
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon253517
Plumber (General)334111
Podiatrist252611
Post Office Manager142115
Poultry Farmer ***121321
Power Generation Plant Operator399213
Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer323314
Primary Health Organisation Manager134213
Primary Products Inspectors nec ***311399
Primary School Teacher241213
Print Finisher392111
Print Journalist212413
Printing Machinist392311
Private Tutors and Teachers nec249299
Production Manager (Forestry) ***133511
Program Director (Television or Radio)212315
Program or Project Administrator511112
Property Manager612112
Psychiatrist253411
Psychologists nec272399
Psychotherapist272314
Public Relations Professional225311
Quality Assurance Manager139914
Quantity Surveyor233213
Radiation Oncologist253918
Radio Communications Technician313211
Real Estate Agency Principal612113
Real Estate Agent612114
Real Estate Representative612115
Records Manager224214
Recreation Officer272612
Recruitment Consultant ***223112
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 (Paediatric)254425
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)254423
Registered Nurse (Surgical)254424
Registered Nurses nec254499
Rehabilitation Counsellor272114
Renal Medicine Specialist253322
Resident Medical Officer253112
Residential Care Officer411715
Retail Pharmacist251513
Rheumatologist253323
Roof plumber334115
Roof Tiler333311
Sales and Marketing Manager ***131112
School Principal134311
Science Technicians nec311499
Secondary School  Teacher241411
Sheep Farmer ***121322
Sheetmetal Trades Worker322211
Shipwright399112
Signwriter399611
Small Engine Mechanic321214
Snowsport Instructor452314
Social Professionals nec272499
Social Worker272511
Software and Applications Programmers nec261399
Software Engineer261313
Software Tester ***261314
Solicitor271311
Solid Plasterer333212
Sonographer251214
Sound Technician399516
Special Education Teachers nec241599
Special Needs Teacher241511
Specialist Managers nec except:

·         Ambassador

·         Archbishop

·         Bishop

139999
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)253311
Specialist Physicians nec253399
Speech Pathologist252712
Sports Centre Manager149113
Sports Development Officer452321
Sportspersons nec452499
Stage Manager212316
Statistician224113
Stockbroking Dealer222213
Structural Engineer233214
Student Counsellor272115
Sugar Cane Grower ***121217
Supply and Distribution  Manager ***133611
Surgeon (General)253511
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 nec ***225499
Technical Writer212415
Telecommunications Engineer263311
Telecommunications Field Engineer313212
Telecommunications Linesworker342413
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist313214
Television Journalist212416
Tennis Coach452316
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic323215
Thoracic Medicine Specialist253324
Toolmaker323412
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner252214
Transport Company Manager ***149413
Transport Engineer233215
University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) ***242111
University Tutor242112
Upholsterer393311
Urban and Regional Planner232611
Urologist253518
Valuer224512
Vascular Surgeon253521
Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ) ***121221
Vehicle Body Builder324211
Vehicle Trimmer324212
Veterinarian234711
Veterinary Nurse361311
Video Producer212318
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec211499
Wall and Floor Tiler333411
Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer323316
Web Administrator313113
Web Designer232414
Welder (First Class)322313
Welfare Centre Manager134214
Welfare Worker272613
Wine Maker ***234213
Wood Machinist394213
Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec394299
Youth Worker411716
Zoologist234518

Please note: if your occupation does not appear on this list you may still qualify for a visa. To avoid confusion and to obtain precise information for your specific situation based on updated migration laws please arrange a full migration assessment with one of our Immigration Specialists.

*ANZSCO means the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
*nec means “not elsewhere classified”
*** special conditions may apply