Skilled occupation list Australia 2018


The table below indicates which occupations are eligible for particular visa types. We try to do our best to keep this list updates, but can’t guarantee it’s free from errors or omissions (last update 26/07/2018). This list has been compiled based on legislative instruments released by Australian Government. Information about visa caveats is available here. The easiest way to find if your occupation qualifies for the visa of a particular type is to write it in a search box.

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ANZSCOOccupation482482 caveat186 DE ENS186 Caveat187 DE RSMS189 Skilled Independent190 State nominated489 State Nominated489 Family Nominated485 Graduate407 TrainingAssessing authority 190
111111chief executive or managing director4 Years visa5Yes5YesNoNoNoNoNoYes
111211corporate general manager4 Years visa5Yes5YesNoNoNoNoNoYes
133111construction project manager4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
133211engineering manager4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) Engineers Australia; or (b) AIM
134111child care centre manager4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
134212nursing clinical director4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
134213primary health organisation manager4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
134214welfare centre manager4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACWA
134411faculty head4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
135111chief information officer4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesACS
139912environmental manager4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
211213musician (instrumental)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
221111accountant (general)4 Years visa6, 19, 21Yes6, 19, 21YesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) CPAA; or (b) CAANZ; or (c) IPA
221112management accountant4 Years visa6, 19, 21Yes6, 19, 21YesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) CPAA; or (b) CAANZ; or (c) IPA
221113taxation accountant4 Years visa6, 19, 21Yes6, 19, 21YesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) CPAA; or (b) CAANZ; or (c) IPA
221213external auditor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) CPAA; or (b) CAANZ; or (c) IPA
221214internal auditor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
224111actuary4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
224113statistician4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
224311economist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
224511land economist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
224512valuer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
224711management consultant4 Years visa19, 21, 23Yes19, 21, 23YesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
232111architect4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAACA
232112landscape architect4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
232212surveyor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSSSI
232213cartographer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
232214other spatial scientist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
233111chemical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233112materials engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233211civil engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233212geotechnical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233213quantity surveyor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAIQS
233214structural engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233215transport engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233311electrical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233411electronics engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233511industrial engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233512mechanical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233513production or plant engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233611mining engineer (excluding petroleum)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesEngineers Australia
233612petroleum engineer4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesEngineers Australia
233911aeronautical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233912agricultural engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233913biomedical engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233914engineering technologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233915environmental engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233916naval architect4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
233999engineering professionals (nec)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesEngineers Australia
234111agricultural consultant4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
234112agricultural scientist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
234113forester4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
234211chemist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234212food technologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234312environmental consultant4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234313environmental research scientist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234399environmental scientists (nec)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234412geophysicist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234413hydrogeologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234511life scientist (general)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234513biochemist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234514biotechnologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234515botanist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234516marine biologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234517microbiologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234518zoologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234599life scientists (nec)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234611medical laboratory scientist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAIMS
234711veterinarian4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAVBC
234911conservator4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234912metallurgist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234913meteorologist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
234914physicist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACPSEM
234999natural and physical science professionals (nec)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
241111early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
241411secondary school teacher4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
241511special needs teacher4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
241512teacher of the hearing impaired4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
241513teacher of the sight impaired4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
241599special education teachers (nec)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAITSL
242111university lecturer4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesVETASSESS
251211medical diagnostic radiographer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesASMIRT
251212medical radiation therapist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesASMIRT
251213nuclear medicine technologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANZSNM
251214sonographer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesASMIRT
251411optometrist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesOCANZ
251912orthotist or prosthetist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAOPA
252111chiropractor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesCCEA
252112osteopath4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAOAC
252411occupational therapist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesOTC
252511physiotherapist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAPC
252611podiatrist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) APodA; or (b) ANZPAC
252711audiologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
252712speech pathologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesSPA
253111general practitioner4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253311specialist physician (general medicine)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253312cardiologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253313clinical haematologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253314medical oncologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253315endocrinologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253316gastroenterologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253317intensive care specialist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253318neurologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253321paediatrician4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253322renal medicine specialist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253323rheumatologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253324thoracic medicine specialist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253399specialist physicians (nec)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253411psychiatrist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253511surgeon (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253512cardiothoracic surgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253513neurosurgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253514orthopaedic surgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253515otorhinolaryngologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253516paediatric surgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253517plastic and reconstructive surgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253518urologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253521vascular surgeon4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253911dermatologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253912emergency medicine specialist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253913obstetrician and gynaecologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253914ophthalmologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253915pathologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253917diagnostic and interventional radiologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253918radiation oncologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
253999medical practitioners (nec)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesMedBA
254111midwife4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254411nurse practitioner4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254412registered nurse (aged care)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254413registered nurse (child and family health)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254414registered nurse (community health)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254415registered nurse (critical care and emergency)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254416registered nurse (developmental disability)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254417registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254418registered nurse (medical)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254421registered nurse (medical practice)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254422registered nurse (mental health)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254423registered nurse (perioperative)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254424registered nurse (surgical)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254425registered nurse (paediatrics)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
254499registered nurses (nec)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesANMAC
261111ICT business analyst4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
261112systems analyst4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
261211multimedia specialist4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesACS
261311analyst programmer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
261312developer programmer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
261313software engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
261399software and applications programmers (nec)4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesACS
262112ICT security specialist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
263111computer network and systems engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesACS
263311telecommunications engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
263312telecommunications network engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
271111barrister4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesa legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
271311solicitor4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesa legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
272311clinical psychologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAPS
272312educational psychologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAPS
272313organisational psychologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAPS
272399psychologists (nec)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAPS
272511social worker4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesAASW
312211civil engineering draftsperson4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes(a) Engineers Australia; or (b) VETASSESS
312212civil engineering technician4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesVETASSESS
312311electrical engineering draftsperson4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
312312electrical engineering technician4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
313211radio communications technician4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
313212telecommunications field engineer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
313214telecommunications technical officer or technologist4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesEngineers Australia
321111automotive electrician4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
321211motor mechanic (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
321212diesel motor mechanic4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
321213motorcycle mechanic4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
321214small engine mechanic4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
322211sheetmetal trades worker4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
322311metal fabricator4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
322313welder (first class)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
323211fitter (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
323212fitter and turner4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
323213fitter‑welder4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
323214metal machinist (first class)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
323313locksmith4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
324111panelbeater4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
331111bricklayer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
331112stonemason4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
331211carpenter and joiner4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
331212carpenter4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
331213joiner4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
332211painting trades worker4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
333111glazier4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
333211fibrous plasterer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
333212solid plasterer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
333411wall and floor tiler4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
334111plumber (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
334112airconditioning and mechanical services plumber4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
334113drainer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
334114gasfitter4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
334115roof plumber4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
341111electrician (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
341112electrician (special class)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
341113lift mechanic4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
342111airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
342212technical cable jointer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
342313electronic equipment trades worker4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
342314electronic instrument trades worker (general)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
342315electronic instrument trades worker (special class)4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
351311chef4 Years visa7, 8Yes7, 8YesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
361112horse trainer4 Years visaYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesTRA
394111cabinetmaker4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
399111boat builder and repairer4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
399112shipwright4 Years visaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesTRA
111212defence force senior officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
111311local government legislatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
111312member of parliamentNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
111399legislators (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
121111aquaculture farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121211cotton grower2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121212flower grower2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121213fruit or nut grower2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121214grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121215grape grower2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121216mixed crop farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121217sugar cane grower2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121218turf growerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
121221vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121299crop farmers (nec)2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121311apiarist2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121312beef cattle farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121313dairy cattle farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121314deer farmerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
121315goat farmerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
121316horse breeder2 Years visa9, 10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121317mixed livestock farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121318pig farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121321poultry farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121322sheep farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121399livestock farmers (nec)2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
121411mixed crop and livestock farmer2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
131112sales and marketing manager2 Years visa3, 11, 20NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAIM
131113advertising manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAIM
131114public relations manager2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesAIM
132111corporate services manager2 Years visa4, 20, 22NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
132211finance manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYes(a) CPAA; or (b) CAANZ; or (c) IPA
132311human resource manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAIM
132411policy and planning manager2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
132511research and development manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133112project builder2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133311importer or exporterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
133312wholesalerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
133411manufacturer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133511production manager (forestry)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133512production manager (manufacturing)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133513production manager (mining)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
133611supply and distribution manager2 Years visa3, 11, 20NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAIM
133612procurement manager2 Years visa2, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesAIM
134211medical administrator (Aus) / medical superintendent (NZ)2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
134299health and welfare services managers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
134311school principal2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
134412regional education manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
134499education managers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
135112ICT project manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
135199ICT managers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
139111commissioned defence force officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
139112commissioned fire officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
139113commissioned police officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
139211senior non‑commissioned defence force memberNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
139911arts administrator or manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
139913laboratory manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
139914quality assurance manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
139915sports administrator2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
139999specialist managers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
141111cafe or restaurant manager2 Years visa8NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
141211caravan park and camping ground manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
141311hotel or motel manager2 Years visa9NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
141411licensed club managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
141911bed and breakfast operatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
141912retirement village managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
141999accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
142111retail manager (general)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
142112antique dealerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
142113betting agency managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
142114hair or beauty salon managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
142115post office manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
142116travel agency managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149111amusement centre manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149112fitness centre manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149113sports centre manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149211call or contact centre managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149212customer service manager2 Years visa2, 11, 19NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149311conference and event organiser2 Years visa2, 19NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149411fleet managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149412railway station managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149413transport company manager2 Years visa9, 19, 21NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149911boarding kennel or cattery operatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149912cinema or theatre manager2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149913facilities manager2 Years visa14NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149914financial institution branch manager2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
149915equipment hire managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
149999hospitality, retail and service managers (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211111actorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211112dancer or choreographer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
211113entertainer or variety artistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211199actors, dancers and other entertainers (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211211composerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211212music director2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
211214singerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211299music professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
211311photographer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
211411painter (visual arts)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211412potter or ceramic artistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211413sculptorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
211499visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212111artistic director2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212112media producer (excluding video)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212113radio presenterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212114television presenterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212211authorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212212book or script editor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212311art director (film, television or stage)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212312director (film, television, radio or stage)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212313director of photographyNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212314film and video editor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212315program director (television or radio)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212316stage manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212317technical director2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212318video producer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212399film, television, radio and stage directors (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212411copywriter2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212412newspaper or periodical editor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212413print journalist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212414radio journalistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
212415technical writer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212416television journalist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
212499journalists and other writers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
221211company secretary2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
221212corporate treasurerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
222111commodities trader2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222112finance broker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222113insurance broker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222199financial brokers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222211financial market dealer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222212futures traderNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
222213stockbroking dealer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222299financial dealers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222311financial investment adviser2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
222312financial investment manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
223111human resource adviser2 Years visa2, 6, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
223112recruitment consultant2 Years visa19, 21, 23NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
223113workplace relations adviser2 Years visa9, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
223211ICT trainer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
223311training and development professionalNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
224112mathematician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224211archivistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
224212gallery or museum curator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224213health information manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224214records manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224411intelligence officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
224412policy analyst2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224611librarian2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224712organisation and methods analyst2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224911electorate officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
224912liaison officer2 Years visa2, 9, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224913migration agent (Aus) / immigration consultant (NZ)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
224914patents examiner2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
224999information and organisation professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225111advertising specialist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225112market research analyst2 Years visa2, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225113marketing specialist2 Years visa2, 11, 19NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225211ICT account manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225212ICT business development manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225213ICT sales representative2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225311public relations professional2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
225411sales representative (industrial products)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
225412sales representative (medical and pharmaceutical products)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
225499technical sales representatives (nec)2 Years visa2, 15NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
231111aeroplane pilot2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesCASA
231112air traffic controllerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231113flying instructor2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
231114helicopter pilot2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesCASA
231199air transport professionals (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231211master fisherNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231212ship’s engineerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231213ship’s master2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesAMSA
231214ship’s officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231215marine surveyorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
231299marine transport professionals (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
232311fashion designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232312industrial designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232313jewellery designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232411graphic designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232412illustrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232413multimedia designer2 Years visa2, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232414web designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232511interior designer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
232611urban and regional planner2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
234213wine maker2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
234311conservation officer2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
234314park rangerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
234411geologist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
234915exercise physiologist2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
241112kaiako kohanga reo (Maori language nest teacher)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
241211kaiako kura kaupapa maori (Maori‑medium primary school teacher)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
241212pouako kura kaupapa maori (Maori‑medium primary school senior teacher)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
241213primary school teacher2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAITSL
241311middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAITSL
242112university tutorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
242211vocational education teacher (Aus) / polytechnic teacher (NZ)2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA (for trades) or VETASSES (for non-trades)
249111education adviser2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
249112education reviewerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
249211art teacher (private tuition)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
249212dance teacher (private tuition)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
249213drama teacher (private tuition)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
249214music teacher (private tuition)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
249299private tutors and teachers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
249311teacher of English to speakers of other languages2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251111dietitian2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesDAA
251112nutritionist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251311environmental health officer2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251312occupational health and safety adviser2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251412orthoptist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251511hospital pharmacist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAPharmC
251512industrial pharmacist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251513retail pharmacist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAPharmC
251911health promotion officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
251999health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
252211acupuncturist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesChinese Medicine Board of Australia
252212homoeopathNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
252213naturopath2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
252214traditional Chinese medicine practitioner2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesChinese Medicine Board of Australia
252215traditional Maori health practitionerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
252299complementary health therapists (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
252311dental specialist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesADC
252312dentist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesADC
253112resident medical officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesMedBA
253211anaesthetist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesMedBA
254211nurse educator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesANMAC
254212nurse researcher2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesANMAC
254311nurse manager2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesANMAC
261212web developer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
261314software tester2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
262111database administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
262113systems administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263112network administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263113network analyst2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263211ICT quality assurance engineer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263212ICT support engineer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263213ICT systems test engineer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
263299ICT support and test engineers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
271211judgeNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
271212magistrateNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
271213tribunal memberNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
271214intellectual property lawyer2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
271299judicial and other legal professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272111careers counsellor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272112drug and alcohol counsellor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272113family and marriage counsellor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272114rehabilitation counsellor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272115student counsellor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272199counsellors (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272314psychotherapist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272411historianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
272412interpreter2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNAATI
272413translator2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNAATI
272414archaeologistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
272499social professionals (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272611community arts worker2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272612recreation officer (Aus) / recreation coordinator (NZ)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
272613welfare worker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACWA
311111agricultural technician2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311211anaesthetic technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311212cardiac technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311213medical laboratory technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesAIMS
311214operating theatre technician2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311215pharmacy technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311216pathology collector (Aus) / phlebotomist (NZ)2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesAIMS
311299medical technicians (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311311fisheries officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
311312meat inspector2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311313quarantine officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
311399primary products inspectors (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311411chemistry technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311412earth science technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311413life science technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
311414school laboratory technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
311415hydrographerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
311499science technicians (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312111architectural draftsperson2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312112building associateNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
312113building inspector2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312114construction estimator2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312115plumbing inspectorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
312116surveying or spatial science technician2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312199architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312411electronic engineering draftspersonNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
312412electronic engineering technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
312511mechanical engineering draftsperson2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesEngineers Australia
312512mechanical engineering technician2 Years visa16NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
312611safety inspector2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312911maintenance planner2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312912metallurgical or materials technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312913mine deputy2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
312999building and engineering technicians (nec)2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYes(a) VETASSESS; or (b) Engineers Australia
313111hardware technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
313112ICT customer support officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
313113web administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACS
313199ICT support technicians (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
313213telecommunications network plannerNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesEngineers Australia
322111blacksmithNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
322112electroplaterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
322113farrier2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
322114metal casting trades workerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
322115metal polisherNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
322312pressure welderNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesTRA
323111aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323112aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323113aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323215textile, clothing and footwear mechanic2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323299metal fitters and machinists (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323311engraverNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
323312gunsmithNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
323314precision instrument maker and repairer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323315saw maker and repairerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
323316watch and clock maker and repairer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
323411engineering patternmakerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
323412toolmaker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
324211vehicle body builder2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
324212vehicle trimmer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
324311vehicle painter2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
332111floor finisher2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
333311roof tiler2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
342211electrical linesworker (Aus) / electrical line mechanic (NZ)2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
342311business machine mechanic2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
342312communications operatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
342411cabler (data and telecommunications)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
342412telecommunications cable jointerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
342413telecommunications linesworker (Aus) / telecommunications line mechanic (NZ)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
342414telecommunications technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
351111baker2 Years visa17NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
351112pastrycook2 Years visa17NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
351211butcher or smallgoods maker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
351411cook2 Years visa7, 8NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
361111dog handler or trainer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
361113pet groomerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
361114zookeeper2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
361115kennel handNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
361199animal attendants and trainers (nec)2 Years visa18NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
361211shearerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
361311veterinary nurse2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
362111florist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
362211gardener (general)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
362212arborist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
362213landscape gardener2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
362311greenkeeper2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
362411nurseryperson2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
391111hairdresser2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
392111print finisher2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
392112screen printerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
392211graphic pre‑press trades workerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
392311printing machinist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
392312small offset printerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393111canvas goods fabricatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393112leather goods makerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393113sail makerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393114shoemakerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393211apparel cutterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393212clothing patternmakerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393213dressmaker or tailor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
393299clothing trades workers (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
393311upholsterer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
394211furniture finisher2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
394212picture framerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
394213wood machinist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
394214wood turnerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
394299wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399211chemical plant operator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399212gas or petroleum operator2 Years visa10, 23NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
399213power generation plant operator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399311gallery or museum technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399312library technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
399411jeweller2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399511broadcast transmitter operatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399512camera operator (film, television or video)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399513light technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399514make up artist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399515musical instrument maker or repairerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399516sound technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399517television equipment operatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399599performing arts technicians (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
399611signwriter2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
399911diverNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399912interior decoratorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399913optical dispenser (Aus) / dispensing optician (NZ)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399914optical mechanicNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399915photographer’s assistantNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399916plastics technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399917wool classerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399918fire protection equipment technicianNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
399999technicians and trades workers (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411111ambulance officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411112intensive care ambulance paramedic (Aus) / ambulance paramedic (NZ)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411211dental hygienist2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411212dental prosthetistNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411213dental technician2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesTRA
411214dental therapist2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411311diversional therapist2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411411enrolled nurse2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesANMAC
411412mothercraft nurseNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411511Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411512kaiawhina (hauora) (Maori health assistant)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411611massage therapist2 Years visa12NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411711community worker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACWA
411712disabilities services officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411713family support worker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411714parole or probation officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
411715residential care officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
411716youth worker2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesACWA
421111child care worker (group leaders only)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
431411hotel service managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
441111defence force member ‑ other ranksNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
441211emergency service worker2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
441212fire fighterNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
441311detectiveNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
441312police officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
442216security consultantNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
451211driving instructor2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
451311funeral directorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
451399funeral workers (nec)2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
451711flight attendant2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
451799travel attendants (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
451815first aid trainer2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452311diving instructor (open water)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452312gymnastics coach or instructor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452313horse riding coach or instructor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452314snowsport instructor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452315swimming coach or instructor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452316tennis coach2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452317other sports coach or instructor2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452318dog or horse racing officialNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
452321sports development officer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452322sports umpireNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
452323other sports officialNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
452411footballer2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
452412golferNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
452413jockey2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesTRA
452414lifeguardNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
452499sportspersons (nec)2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
511111contract administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
511112program or project administrator2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
512111office managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
512211health practice managerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
512299practice managers (nec)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
521111personal assistantNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
521211secretary (general)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
521212legal secretaryNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
541111call or contact centre team leaderNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599111conveyancerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599112legal executiveNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599211clerk of courtNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599212court bailiff or sheriff (Aus) / court collections officer (NZ)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599213court orderly (Aus) / court registry officer (NZ)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599214law clerkNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599215trust officerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599611insurance investigatorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599612insurance loss adjuster2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
599613insurance risk surveyorNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
599915clinical coder2 Years visa10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
611111auctioneerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
611112stock and station agentNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
611211insurance agent2 Years visaNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
612111business brokerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
612112property manager2 Years visa2, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
612113real estate agency principal (Aus) / real estate agency licensee (NZ)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
612114real estate agentNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
612115real estate representative2 Years visa2, 10NoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
639211retail buyer2 Years visa11NoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesVETASSESS
639212wool buyerNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Skilled occupation list Australia 2018
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Skilled occupation list Australia 2018
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Skilled occupation list Australia 2018 for 189, 190, 489, ENS, RSMS, 457 and 407 visas. The most comprehensive list of skilled occupations readily available with caveats and skills assessment authorities. Check which visa can you apply for with your occupation.
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