Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

You must nominate an occupation on the MLTSSL list 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.

  • Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189)
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) (family sponsored)
  • Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)– Graduate Work Stream
  • 457 TSS Medium term stream as of March 2018 – max 4 years *regulations to be confirmed

*Special conditions apply for some occupations

OccupationANZSCO Code
Accountant (General)***221111
Actuary224111
Aeronautical Engineer233911
Agricultural Consultant234111
Agricultural Engineer233912
Agricultural Scientist234112
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber334112
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic342111
Anaesthetist253211
Analyst Programmer261311
Architect232111
Audiologist252711
Automotive Electrician321111
Barrister271111
Biomedical Engineer233913
Boat Builder and Repairer399111
Bricklayer331111
Cabinetmaker394111
Cardiologist253312
Cardiothoracic Surgeon253512
Carpenter331212
Carpenter and Joiner331211
Cartographer232213
Chef***351311
Chemical Engineer**233111
Child Care Centre Manager134111
Chiropractor252111
Civil Engineer233211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211
Civil Engineering Technician**312212
Clinical Haematologist253313
Clinical Psychologist272311
Computer Network and Systems Engineer263111
Construction Project Manager133111
Dermatologist253911
Developer Programmer261312
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist253917
Diesel Motor Mechanic321212
Drainer334113
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher241111
Educational Psychologist272312
Electrical Engineer233311
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson312311
Electrical Engineering Technician312312
Electrical Linesworker**342211
Electrician (General)341111
Electrician (Special Class)341112
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker342313
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)342314
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)342315
Electronics Engineer**233411
Emergency Medicine Specialist253912
Endocrinologist253315
Engineering Manager133211
Engineering Technologist233914
Environmental Engineer233915
External Auditor221213
Fibrous Plasterer333211
Fitter (General)323211
Fitter and Turner323212
Fitter-Welder323213
Forester234113
Gasfitter334114
Gastroenterologist253316
General Practitioner253111
Geotechnical Engineer233212
Glazier333111
ICT business Analyst261111
Industrial Engineer**233511
Intensive Care Specialist253317
Internal Auditor221214
Joiner331213
Land Economist224511
Landscape Architect232112
Lift Mechanic341113
Locksmith323313
Management Accountant221112
Materials Engineer**233112
Mechanical Engineer233512
Medical Administrator**134211
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer251211
Medical Laboratory Scientist234611
Medical Oncologist253314
Medical Practitioners nec253999
Medical Radiation Therapist251212
Metal Fabricator322311
Metal Machinist (First Class)323214
Midwife254111
Motor Mechanic (General)321211
Motorcycle Mechanic321213
Naval Architect233916
Neurologist253318
Neurosurgeon253513
Nuclear Medicine Technologist251213
Nurse Practitioner254411
Nursing Clinical Director134212
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist253913
Occupational Therapist252411
Ophthalmologist253914
Optometrist251411
Organisational Psychologist272313
Orthopaedic Surgeon253514
Orthotist or Prosthetist251912
Osteopath252112
Other Spatial Scientist232214
Otorhinolaryngologist253515
Paediatric Surgeon253516
Paediatrician253321
Painting trades workers332211
Panelbeater324111
Pathologist253915
Physicist (Medical Physicist only)234914
Physiotherapist252511
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon253517
Plumber (General)334111
Podiatrist252611
Pressure Welder**322312
Primary Health Organisation Manager134213
Production Manager (Mining)**133513
Production or Plant Engineer**233513
Project Builder**133112
Psychiatrist253411
Psychologists nec272399
Psychotherapist272314
Quantity Surveyor233213
Radiation Oncologist253918
Radio Communications Technician313211
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
Renal Medicine Specialist253322
Rheumatologist253323
Roof plumber334115
Secondary School Teacher241411
Sheetmetal Trades Worker322211
Ship’s Engineer**231212
Ship’s Master**231213
Ship’s Officer**231214
Shipwright399112
Small Engine Mechanic321214
Social Worker272511
Software Engineer261313
Solicitor271311
Solid Plasterer333212
Sonographer251214
Special Education Teachers nec241599
Special Needs Teacher241511
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)253311
Specialist Physicians nec253399
Speech Pathologist252712
Stonemason**331112
Structural Engineer233214
Surgeon (General)253511
Surveyor232212
Systems Analyst261112
Taxation Accountant221113
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired241512
Teacher of the Sight Impaired241513
Technical Cable Jointer342212
Telecommunications Engineer263311
Telecommunications Field Engineer313212
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312
Telecommunications Network Planner**313213
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist313214
Thoracic Medicine Specialist253324
Transport Engineer233215
Urologist253518
Valuer224512
Vascular Surgeon253521
Veterinarian234711
Wall and Floor Tiler333411
Welder (First Class)322313
Welfare Centre Manager134214

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