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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

1flower grower121212VETASSESS
2grape grower121215VETASSESS
3vegetable grower (Aus)/market gardener (NZ)121221VETASSESS
4apiarist121311VETASSESS
5poultry farmer121321VETASSESS
6sales and marketing manager131112AIM
7advertising manager131113AIM
8corporate services manager132111VETASSESS
9finance manager132211(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

10human resource manager132311AIM
11research and development manager132511VETASSESS
12manufacturer133411VETASSESS
13production manager (forestry)133511VETASSESS
14production manager (manufacturing)133512VETASSESS
15production manager (mining)133513VETASSESS
16supply and distribution manager133611AIM
17health and welfare services managers (nec)134299VETASSESS
18school principal134311VETASSESS
19education managers (nec)134499VETASSESS
20ICT project manager135112ACS
21ICT managers (nec)135199ACS
22laboratory manager139913VETASSESS
23quality assurance manager139914VETASSESS
24specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999VETASSESS
25cafe or restaurant manager141111VETASSESS
26hotel or motel manager141311VETASSESS
27accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)141999VETASSESS
28customer service manager149212VETASSESS
29conference and event organiser149311VETASSESS
30transport company manager149413VETASSESS
31facilities manager149913VETASSESS
32music professionals (nec)211299VETASSESS
33photographer211311VETASSESS
34book or script editor212212VETASSESS
35director (film, television, radio or stage)212312VETASSESS
36film and video editor212314VETASSESS
37program director (television or radio)212315VETASSESS
38stage manager212316VETASSESS
39technical director212317VETASSESS
40video producer212318VETASSESS
41copywriter212411VETASSESS
42newspaper or periodical editor212412VETASSESS
43print journalist212413VETASSESS
44technical writer212415VETASSESS
45television journalist212416VETASSESS
46journalists and other writers (nec)212499VETASSESS
47company secretary221211VETASSESS
48commodities trader222111VETASSESS
49finance broker222112VETASSESS
50insurance broker222113VETASSESS
51financial brokers (nec)222199VETASSESS
52financial market dealer222211VETASSESS
53stockbroking dealer222213VETASSESS
54financial dealers (nec)222299VETASSESS
55financial investment adviser222311VETASSESS
56financial investment manager222312VETASSESS
57recruitment consultant223112VETASSESS
58ICT trainer223211ACS
59mathematician224112VETASSESS
60gallery or museum curator224212VETASSESS
61health information manager224213VETASSESS
62records manager224214VETASSESS
63librarian224611VETASSESS
64organisation and methods analyst224712VETASSESS
65patents examiner224914VETASSESS
66information and organisation professionals (nec)224999VETASSESS
67advertising specialist225111VETASSESS
68marketing specialist225113VETASSESS
69ICT account manager225211VETASSESS
70ICT business development manager225212VETASSESS
71ICT sales representative225213VETASSESS
72public relations professional225311VETASSESS
73technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives225499VETASSESS
74fashion designer232311VETASSESS
75industrial designer232312VETASSESS
76jewellery designer232313VETASSESS
77graphic designer232411VETASSESS
78illustrator232412VETASSESS
79web designer232414VETASSESS
80interior designer232511VETASSESS
81urban and regional planner232611VETASSESS
82geologist234411VETASSESS
83primary school teacher241213AITSL
84middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)241311AITSL
85education adviser249111VETASSESS
86art teacher (private tuition)249211VETASSESS
87dance teacher (private tuition)249212VETASSESS
88music teacher (private tuition)249214VETASSESS
89private tutors and teachers (nec)249299VETASSESS
90teacher of English to speakers of other languages249311VETASSESS
91dietitian251111DAA
92nutritionist251112VETASSESS
93occupational health and safety adviser251312VETASSESS
94orthoptist251412VETASSESS
95hospital pharmacist251511APharmC
96industrial pharmacist251512VETASSESS
97retail pharmacist251513APharmC
98health promotion officer251911VETASSESS
99health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)251999VETASSESS
100acupuncturist252211Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
101naturopath252213VETASSESS
102traditional Chinese medicine practitioner252214Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
103complementary health therapists (nec)252299VETASSESS
104dental specialist252311ADC
105resident medical officer253112MedBA
106nurse educator254211ANMAC
107nurse researcher254212ANMAC
108nurse manager254311ANMAC
109web developer261212ACS
110software tester261314ACS
111database administrator262111ACS
112systems administrator262113ACS
113network administrator263112ACS
114network analyst263113ACS
115ICT quality assurance engineer263211ACS
116ICT support engineer263212ACS
117ICT systems test engineer263213ACS
118ICT support and test engineers (nec)263299ACS
119judicial and other legal professionals (nec)271299VETASSESS
120careers counsellor272111VETASSESS
121drug and alcohol counsellor272112VETASSESS
122family and marriage counsellor272113VETASSESS
123rehabilitation counsellor272114VETASSESS
124student counsellor272115VETASSESS
125counsellors (nec)272199VETASSESS
126psychotherapist272314VETASSESS
127interpreter272412NAATI
128social professionals (nec)272499VETASSESS
129recreation officer272612VETASSESS
130welfare worker272613ACWA
131anaesthetic technician311211VETASSESS
132cardiac technician311212VETASSESS
133medical laboratory technician311213AIMS
134pharmacy technician311215VETASSESS
135medical technicians (nec)311299VETASSESS
136meat inspector311312VETASSESS
137primary products inspectors (nec)311399VETASSESS
138chemistry technician311411VETASSESS
139earth science technician311412VETASSESS
140life science technician311413VETASSESS
141science technicians (nec)311499VETASSESS
142architectural draftsperson312111VETASSESS
143building inspector312113VETASSESS
144architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)312199VETASSESS
145mechanical engineering technician312512TRA
146metallurgical or materials technician312912VETASSESS
147mine deputy312913VETASSESS
148hardware technician313111TRA
149ICT customer support officer313112TRA
150web administrator313113ACS
151ICT support technicians (nec)313199TRA
152farrier322113TRA
153aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)323111TRA
154aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)323112TRA
155aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)323113TRA
156metal fitters and machinists (nec)323299TRA
157precision instrument maker and repairer323314TRA
158toolmaker323412TRA
159vehicle body builder324211TRA
160vehicle trimmer324212TRA
161roof tiler333311TRA
162business machine mechanic342311TRA
163cabler (data and telecommunications)342411TRA
164telecommunications linesworker342413TRA
165baker351111TRA
166pastrycook351112TRA
167butcher or smallgoods maker351211TRA
168cook351411TRA
169dog handler or trainer361111VETASSESS
170animal attendants and trainers (nec)361199VETASSESS
171veterinary nurse361311VETASSESS
172florist362111TRA
173gardener (general)362211TRA
174arborist362212TRA
175landscape gardener362213TRA
176greenkeeper362311TRA
177hairdresser391111TRA
178print finisher392111TRA
179printing machinist392311TRA
180dressmaker or tailor393213TRA
181upholsterer393311TRA
182furniture finisher394211TRA
183wood machinist394213TRA
184wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)394299TRA
185power generation plant operator399213TRA
186jeweller399411TRA
187camera operator (film, television or video)399512TRA
188make up artist399514TRA
189sound technician399516TRA
190performing arts technicians (nec)399599VETASSESS
191signwriter399611TRA
192ambulance officer411111VETASSESS
193intensive care ambulance paramedic411112VETASSESS
194dental technician411213TRA
195diversional therapist411311VETASSESS
196enrolled nurse411411ANMAC
197massage therapist411611VETASSESS
198community worker411711ACWA
199disabilities services officer411712ACWA
200family support worker411713ACWA
201residential care officer411715ACWA
202youth worker411716ACWA
203diving instructor (open water)452311VETASSESS
204gymnastics coach or instructor452312VETASSESS
205horse riding coach or instructor452313VETASSESS
206snowsport instructor452314VETASSESS
207swimming coach or instructor452315VETASSESS
208other sports coach or instructor452317VETASSESS
209sports development officer452321VETASSESS
210sportspersons (nec)452499VETASSESS
211contract administrator511111VETASSESS
212program or project administrator511112VETASSESS
213insurance loss adjuster599612VETASSESS
214insurance agent611211VETASSESS
215retail buyer639211VETASSESS

 

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

1aquaculture farmer121111VETASSESS
2cotton grower121211VETASSESS
3fruit or nut grower121213VETASSESS
4grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)121214VETASSESS
5mixed crop farmer121216VETASSESS
6sugar cane grower121217VETASSESS
7crop farmers (nec)121299VETASSESS
8beef cattle farmer121312VETASSESS
9dairy cattle farmer121313VETASSESS
10deer farmer121314VETASSESS
11goat farmer121315VETASSESS
12horse breeder121316VETASSESS
13mixed livestock farmer121317VETASSESS
14pig farmer121318VETASSESS
15sheep farmer121322VETASSESS
16livestock farmers (nec)121399VETASSESS
17mixed crop and livestock farmer121411VETASSESS
18public relations manager131114AIM
19policy and planning manager132411VETASSESS
20project builder133112VETASSESS
21procurement manager133612AIM
22medical administrator134211VETASSESS
23regional education manager134412VETASSESS
24sports administrator139915VETASSESS
25caravan park and camping ground manager141211VETASSESS
26post office manager142115VETASSESS
27amusement centre manager149111VETASSESS
28fitness centre manager149112VETASSESS
29sports centre manager149113VETASSESS
30cinema or theatre manager149912VETASSESS
31financial institution branch manager149914VETASSESS
32human resource adviser223111VETASSESS
33workplace relations adviser223113VETASSESS
34policy analyst224412VETASSESS
35liaison officer224912VETASSESS
36market research analyst225112VETASSESS
37aeroplane pilot231111CASA
38flying instructor231113VETASSESS
39helicopter pilot231114CASA
40ship’s master231213AMSA
41multimedia designer232413VETASSESS
42wine maker234213VETASSESS
43conservation officer234311VETASSESS
44exercise physiologist234915VETASSESS
45vocational education teacher242211See subsection (2)
46environmental health officer251311VETASSESS
47dentist252312ADC
48anaesthetist253211MedBA
49intellectual property lawyer271214VETASSESS
50translator272413NAATI
51community arts worker272611VETASSESS
52agricultural technician311111VETASSESS
53operating theatre technician311214VETASSESS
54pathology collector311216AIMS
55construction estimator312114VETASSESS
56surveying or spatial science technician312116VETASSESS
57mechanical engineering draftsperson312511Engineers Australia
58safety inspector312611VETASSESS
59maintenance planner312911VETASSESS
60building and engineering technicians (nec)312999(a) VETASSESS; or

(b) Engineers Australia

61vehicle painter324311TRA
62floor finisher332111TRA
63electrical linesworker342211TRA
64zookeeper361114VETASSESS
65nurseryperson362411TRA
66gas or petroleum operator399212TRA
67dental hygienist411211VETASSESS
68dental therapist411214VETASSESS
69emergency service worker441211VETASSESS
70driving instructor451211VETASSESS
71funeral workers (nec)451399VETASSESS
72flight attendant451711VETASSESS
73first aid trainer451815VETASSESS
74jockey452413TRA
75clinical coder599915VETASSESS
76property manager612112VETASSESS
77real estate representative612115VETASSESS

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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