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Occupation List: Short-term Strategic Skills List – March 2019.

Short-term Strategic Skills List***


The occupations set out in the following table is the Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).

**Simply scroll down or “Ctrl F” to find an occupation.


Short‑term Skilled Occupation List
 

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

 

Item

 

Occupation

 

ANZSCO code

 

Assessing authority

1 flower grower 121212 VETASSESS
2 grape grower 121215 VETASSESS
3 vegetable grower (Aus)/market gardener (NZ) 121221 VETASSESS
4 apiarist 121311 VETASSESS
5 poultry farmer 121321 VETASSESS
6 sales and marketing manager 131112 AIM
7 advertising manager 131113 AIM
8 corporate services manager 132111 VETASSESS
9 finance manager 132211 (a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

10 human resource manager 132311 AIM
11 research and development manager 132511 VETASSESS
12 manufacturer 133411 VETASSESS
13 production manager (forestry) 133511 VETASSESS
14 production manager (manufacturing) 133512 VETASSESS
15 production manager (mining) 133513 VETASSESS
16 supply and distribution manager 133611 AIM
17 health and welfare services managers (nec) 134299 VETASSESS
18 school principal 134311 VETASSESS
19 education managers (nec) 134499 VETASSESS
20 ICT project manager 135112 ACS
21 ICT managers (nec) 135199 ACS
22 laboratory manager 139913 VETASSESS
23 quality assurance manager 139914 VETASSESS
24 specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999 VETASSESS
25 cafe or restaurant manager 141111 VETASSESS
26 hotel or motel manager 141311 VETASSESS
27 accommodation and hospitality managers (nec) 141999 VETASSESS
28 customer service manager 149212 VETASSESS
29 conference and event organiser 149311 VETASSESS
30 transport company manager 149413 VETASSESS
31 facilities manager 149913 VETASSESS
32 music professionals (nec) 211299 VETASSESS
33 photographer 211311 VETASSESS
34 book or script editor 212212 VETASSESS
35 director (film, television, radio or stage) 212312 VETASSESS
36 film and video editor 212314 VETASSESS
37 program director (television or radio) 212315 VETASSESS
38 stage manager 212316 VETASSESS
39 technical director 212317 VETASSESS
40 video producer 212318 VETASSESS
41 copywriter 212411 VETASSESS
42 newspaper or periodical editor 212412 VETASSESS
43 print journalist 212413 VETASSESS
44 technical writer 212415 VETASSESS
45 television journalist 212416 VETASSESS
46 journalists and other writers (nec) 212499 VETASSESS
47 company secretary 221211 VETASSESS
48 commodities trader 222111 VETASSESS
49 finance broker 222112 VETASSESS
50 insurance broker 222113 VETASSESS
51 financial brokers (nec) 222199 VETASSESS
52 financial market dealer 222211 VETASSESS
53 stockbroking dealer 222213 VETASSESS
54 financial dealers (nec) 222299 VETASSESS
55 financial investment adviser 222311 VETASSESS
56 financial investment manager 222312 VETASSESS
57 recruitment consultant 223112 VETASSESS
58 ICT trainer 223211 ACS
59 mathematician 224112 VETASSESS
60 gallery or museum curator 224212 VETASSESS
61 health information manager 224213 VETASSESS
62 records manager 224214 VETASSESS
63 librarian 224611 VETASSESS
64 organisation and methods analyst 224712 VETASSESS
65 patents examiner 224914 VETASSESS
66 information and organisation professionals (nec) 224999 VETASSESS
67 advertising specialist 225111 VETASSESS
68 marketing specialist 225113 VETASSESS
69 ICT account manager 225211 VETASSESS
70 ICT business development manager 225212 VETASSESS
71 ICT sales representative 225213 VETASSESS
72 public relations professional 225311 VETASSESS
73 technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives 225499 VETASSESS
74 fashion designer 232311 VETASSESS
75 industrial designer 232312 VETASSESS
76 jewellery designer 232313 VETASSESS
77 graphic designer 232411 VETASSESS
78 illustrator 232412 VETASSESS
79 web designer 232414 VETASSESS
80 interior designer 232511 VETASSESS
81 urban and regional planner 232611 VETASSESS
82 geologist 234411 VETASSESS
83 primary school teacher 241213 AITSL
84 middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ) 241311 AITSL
85 education adviser 249111 VETASSESS
86 art teacher (private tuition) 249211 VETASSESS
87 dance teacher (private tuition) 249212 VETASSESS
88 music teacher (private tuition) 249214 VETASSESS
89 private tutors and teachers (nec) 249299 VETASSESS
90 teacher of English to speakers of other languages 249311 VETASSESS
91 dietitian 251111 DAA
92 nutritionist 251112 VETASSESS
93 occupational health and safety adviser 251312 VETASSESS
94 orthoptist 251412 VETASSESS
95 hospital pharmacist 251511 APharmC
96 industrial pharmacist 251512 VETASSESS
97 retail pharmacist 251513 APharmC
98 health promotion officer 251911 VETASSESS
99 health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec) 251999 VETASSESS
100 acupuncturist 252211 Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
101 naturopath 252213 VETASSESS
102 traditional Chinese medicine practitioner 252214 Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
103 complementary health therapists (nec) 252299 VETASSESS
104 dental specialist 252311 ADC
105 resident medical officer 253112 MedBA
106 nurse educator 254211 ANMAC
107 nurse researcher 254212 ANMAC
108 nurse manager 254311 ANMAC
109 web developer 261212 ACS
110 software tester 261314 ACS
111 database administrator 262111 ACS
112 systems administrator 262113 ACS
113 network administrator 263112 ACS
114 network analyst 263113 ACS
115 ICT quality assurance engineer 263211 ACS
116 ICT support engineer 263212 ACS
117 ICT systems test engineer 263213 ACS
118 ICT support and test engineers (nec) 263299 ACS
119 judicial and other legal professionals (nec) 271299 VETASSESS
120 careers counsellor 272111 VETASSESS
121 drug and alcohol counsellor 272112 VETASSESS
122 family and marriage counsellor 272113 VETASSESS
123 rehabilitation counsellor 272114 VETASSESS
124 student counsellor 272115 VETASSESS
125 counsellors (nec) 272199 VETASSESS
126 psychotherapist 272314 VETASSESS
127 interpreter 272412 NAATI
128 social professionals (nec) 272499 VETASSESS
129 recreation officer 272612 VETASSESS
130 welfare worker 272613 ACWA
131 anaesthetic technician 311211 VETASSESS
132 cardiac technician 311212 VETASSESS
133 medical laboratory technician 311213 AIMS
134 pharmacy technician 311215 VETASSESS
135 medical technicians (nec) 311299 VETASSESS
136 meat inspector 311312 VETASSESS
137 primary products inspectors (nec) 311399 VETASSESS
138 chemistry technician 311411 VETASSESS
139 earth science technician 311412 VETASSESS
140 life science technician 311413 VETASSESS
141 science technicians (nec) 311499 VETASSESS
142 architectural draftsperson 312111 VETASSESS
143 building inspector 312113 VETASSESS
144 architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec) 312199 VETASSESS
145 mechanical engineering technician 312512 TRA
146 metallurgical or materials technician 312912 VETASSESS
147 mine deputy 312913 VETASSESS
148 hardware technician 313111 TRA
149 ICT customer support officer 313112 TRA
150 web administrator 313113 ACS
151 ICT support technicians (nec) 313199 TRA
152 farrier 322113 TRA
153 aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) 323111 TRA
154 aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) 323112 TRA
155 aircraft maintenance engineer (structures) 323113 TRA
156 metal fitters and machinists (nec) 323299 TRA
157 precision instrument maker and repairer 323314 TRA
158 toolmaker 323412 TRA
159 vehicle body builder 324211 TRA
160 vehicle trimmer 324212 TRA
161 roof tiler 333311 TRA
162 business machine mechanic 342311 TRA
163 cabler (data and telecommunications) 342411 TRA
164 telecommunications linesworker 342413 TRA
165 baker 351111 TRA
166 pastrycook 351112 TRA
167 butcher or smallgoods maker 351211 TRA
168 cook 351411 TRA
169 dog handler or trainer 361111 VETASSESS
170 animal attendants and trainers (nec) 361199 VETASSESS
171 veterinary nurse 361311 VETASSESS
172 florist 362111 TRA
173 gardener (general) 362211 TRA
174 arborist 362212 TRA
175 landscape gardener 362213 TRA
176 greenkeeper 362311 TRA
177 hairdresser 391111 TRA
178 print finisher 392111 TRA
179 printing machinist 392311 TRA
180 dressmaker or tailor 393213 TRA
181 upholsterer 393311 TRA
182 furniture finisher 394211 TRA
183 wood machinist 394213 TRA
184 wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec) 394299 TRA
185 power generation plant operator 399213 TRA
186 jeweller 399411 TRA
187 camera operator (film, television or video) 399512 TRA
188 make up artist 399514 TRA
189 sound technician 399516 TRA
190 performing arts technicians (nec) 399599 VETASSESS
191 signwriter 399611 TRA
192 ambulance officer 411111 VETASSESS
193 intensive care ambulance paramedic 411112 VETASSESS
194 dental technician 411213 TRA
195 diversional therapist 411311 VETASSESS
196 enrolled nurse 411411 ANMAC
197 massage therapist 411611 VETASSESS
198 community worker 411711 ACWA
199 disabilities services officer 411712 ACWA
200 family support worker 411713 ACWA
201 residential care officer 411715 ACWA
202 youth worker 411716 ACWA
203 diving instructor (open water) 452311 VETASSESS
204 gymnastics coach or instructor 452312 VETASSESS
205 horse riding coach or instructor 452313 VETASSESS
206 snowsport instructor 452314 VETASSESS
207 swimming coach or instructor 452315 VETASSESS
208 other sports coach or instructor 452317 VETASSESS
209 sports development officer 452321 VETASSESS
210 sportspersons (nec) 452499 VETASSESS
211 contract administrator 511111 VETASSESS
212 program or project administrator 511112 VETASSESS
213 insurance loss adjuster 599612 VETASSESS
214 insurance agent 611211 VETASSESS
215 retail buyer 639211 VETASSESS

 

Regional Occupation List

The occupations set out in the following table are the Regional Occupation List.

 

Regional Occupation List

 

Item

 

Occupation

 

ANZSCO code

 

Assessing authority

1 aquaculture farmer 121111 VETASSESS
2 cotton grower 121211 VETASSESS
3 fruit or nut grower 121213 VETASSESS
4 grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ) 121214 VETASSESS
5 mixed crop farmer 121216 VETASSESS
6 sugar cane grower 121217 VETASSESS
7 crop farmers (nec) 121299 VETASSESS
8 beef cattle farmer 121312 VETASSESS
9 dairy cattle farmer 121313 VETASSESS
10 deer farmer 121314 VETASSESS
11 goat farmer 121315 VETASSESS
12 horse breeder 121316 VETASSESS
13 mixed livestock farmer 121317 VETASSESS
14 pig farmer 121318 VETASSESS
15 sheep farmer 121322 VETASSESS
16 livestock farmers (nec) 121399 VETASSESS
17 mixed crop and livestock farmer 121411 VETASSESS
18 public relations manager 131114 AIM
19 policy and planning manager 132411 VETASSESS
20 project builder 133112 VETASSESS
21 procurement manager 133612 AIM
22 medical administrator 134211 VETASSESS
23 regional education manager 134412 VETASSESS
24 sports administrator 139915 VETASSESS
25 caravan park and camping ground manager 141211 VETASSESS
26 post office manager 142115 VETASSESS
27 amusement centre manager 149111 VETASSESS
28 fitness centre manager 149112 VETASSESS
29 sports centre manager 149113 VETASSESS
30 cinema or theatre manager 149912 VETASSESS
31 financial institution branch manager 149914 VETASSESS
32 human resource adviser 223111 VETASSESS
33 workplace relations adviser 223113 VETASSESS
34 policy analyst 224412 VETASSESS
35 liaison officer 224912 VETASSESS
36 market research analyst 225112 VETASSESS
37 aeroplane pilot 231111 CASA
38 flying instructor 231113 VETASSESS
39 helicopter pilot 231114 CASA
40 ship’s master 231213 AMSA
41 multimedia designer 232413 VETASSESS
42 wine maker 234213 VETASSESS
43 conservation officer 234311 VETASSESS
44 exercise physiologist 234915 VETASSESS
45 vocational education teacher 242211 See subsection (2)
46 environmental health officer 251311 VETASSESS
47 dentist 252312 ADC
48 anaesthetist 253211 MedBA
49 intellectual property lawyer 271214 VETASSESS
50 translator 272413 NAATI
51 community arts worker 272611 VETASSESS
52 agricultural technician 311111 VETASSESS
53 operating theatre technician 311214 VETASSESS
54 pathology collector 311216 AIMS
55 construction estimator 312114 VETASSESS
56 surveying or spatial science technician 312116 VETASSESS
57 mechanical engineering draftsperson 312511 Engineers Australia
58 safety inspector 312611 VETASSESS
59 maintenance planner 312911 VETASSESS
60 building and engineering technicians (nec) 312999 (a) VETASSESS; or

(b) Engineers Australia

61 vehicle painter 324311 TRA
62 floor finisher 332111 TRA
63 electrical linesworker 342211 TRA
64 zookeeper 361114 VETASSESS
65 nurseryperson 362411 TRA
66 gas or petroleum operator 399212 TRA
67 dental hygienist 411211 VETASSESS
68 dental therapist 411214 VETASSESS
69 emergency service worker 441211 VETASSESS
70 driving instructor 451211 VETASSESS
71 funeral workers (nec) 451399 VETASSESS
72 flight attendant 451711 VETASSESS
73 first aid trainer 451815 VETASSESS
74 jockey 452413 TRA
75 clinical coder 599915 VETASSESS
76 property manager 612112 VETASSESS
77 real estate representative 612115 VETASSESS

Note :          The Regional Occupation List only applies in relation to the classes of persons mentioned in item 4 of the table in subsection 7(1). Item 4 relates to persons who are nominated by a State or Territory government agency and are issued an invitation to apply for a Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visa, and spouses and de facto partners as mentioned in item 4.

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