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State Sponsorship Skilled Occupation List for Victoria 2015

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Occupations eligible to apply for Victorian state visa nomination

 

Engineering and Building

 

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
312112 Building Associate 7.0 in each band Two years  
233211 Civil Engineer 7.0 in each band Two years  
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson 7.0 in each band Two years  
233311 Electrical Engineer 7.0 in each band Two years  
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 7.0 in each band Two years  
133211 Engineering Manager 7.0 in each band Two years  
233512 Mechanical Engineer 7.0 in each band Two years  
312511 Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson 7.0 in each band Two years  
233611 Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) 7.0 in each band Two years  
133513 Production Manager (Mining) 7.0 in each band Two years  
233513 Production or Plant Engineer 7.0 in each band Two years  
231212 Ship's Engineer  7.0 in each band Two years Class One and Class Two engineers required.

 

Biotechnology and Science

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
132511 Research and Development Manager 7.0 in each band Two years Must have experience in the Science industry.

Must have experience in the complete product life cycle.
224112 Mathematician 6.0 in each band Two years Must have two year’s experience in the Science industry.
234111 Agricultural Consultant 6.0 in each band Two years  
234112 Agricultural Scientist 6.0 in each band Two years  
234211 Chemist 7.0 in each band Five years Higher education transcripts required.
233914 Engineering Technologist 7.0 in each band Two years  
234411 Geologist 6.0 in each band Two years  
234412 Geophysicist 6.0 in each band Two years  
234599 Life Scientists nec 6.0 in each band Five years  
234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec 6.0 in each band Five years  
234914 Physicist 6.0 in each band Five years  
224113 Statistician 6.0 in each band Two years Must have two year’s experience in the Science industry.
234711 Veterinarian 7.0 in each band Three years Must be registered with the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria. 

 

Financial Services and Human Resources Management

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
132311 Human Resource Manager 6.0 in each band Five years  

 

Information and Communications Technology 

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
135112 ICT Project Manager 7.0 in each band Three years  
261111 ICT Business Analyst 7.0 in each band Five years  .
261112  Systems Analyst   7.0 in each band Three years   
261311  Analyst Programmer  7.0 in each band Three years  
261312  Developer Programmer  7.0 in each band Three years  
261313  Software Engineer  7.0 in each band Three years  
261314  Software Tester 7.0 in each band Three years  
261399  Software and Applications Programmers nec  7.0 in each band Three years  
262111  Database Administrator  7.0 in each band Three years  
262112  ICT Security Specialist 7.0 in each band Three years  
263111  Computer Network and Systems Engineer  7.0 in each band Three years  
Applications in the following specialisations are not currently accepted:
- Web Designer
- Help Desk Operator
- Help Desk Manager.

  

 

Tourism and Hospitality

  

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
351311 Chef 6.0 in each band Five years  
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager 6.0 in each band Five years Must have experience in a large, international firm and managerial experience.
See the Trades section for information on Hospitality Trades. 

 

Health

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement  Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
224213  Health Information Manager  7.0 in each band  Two years  Must have a qualification accredited by the Health Information Management Association of Australia.

Higher education transcripts and certificates required.  
254111 Midwife 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254411 Nurse Practitioner 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Must be registered as both a nurse and a midwife.
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254499 Registered Nurses nec 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
272311 Clinical Psychologist 7.0 in each band (Academic IELTS only) Two years Must have general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.
251111 Dietitian 6.0 in each band Two years  
252411 Occupational Therapist 7.0 in each band Ten years Must have experience in mental health care. 
252511 Physiotherapist 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.
252611 Podiatrist 7.0 in each band Two years Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Podiatry Board of Australia.
272511 Social Worker 7.0 in each band Two years Preferred specialisations:
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Skilled Children and Family Workers
  • Child Protection (must have a minimum of two years statutory child protection practice and Australian Association of Social Workers accreditation).
251214 Sonographer 7.0 in each band Two years  
252712 Speech Pathologist 6.0 in each band Two years  
234914  Physicist (Medical only)  7.0 in each band  Two years  Must have experience in diagnostic imaging or radiation oncology.
251213   Nuclear Medicine Technologist 7.0 in each band  Two years  Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia. 

 

Education

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher Overall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0
Two years Must have ACECQA certification.
134111  Child Care Centre Manager  Overall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0
 Two years Must have ACECQA certification (note that certification focuses on education qualifications not management qualifications).
241213  Primary School Teacher  Overall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0 
 Two years Must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Must have experience teaching at least one of the following languages:
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Arabic
  • Vietnamese.
241411  Secondary School Teacher  Overall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0 
 Two years Must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Must specialise in at least one of the following fields: 
  • Mathematics or Physics
  • Technology (Food, Metal, Wood or Auto) 
  • Languages  
  • General science 
  • Special education 
  • Information technology. 
242211  Vocational Education Teacher  7.0 overall, with at least 6.5 in each band. Two years (in vocational teaching) Must have a teaching qualification and a vocational qualification.

Must specialise in at least one of the following fields: 
  • Horticulture 
  • Arboriculture 
  • Building and design 
  • Dogger and Rigger (Crane Licenses)
  • Electrical Instrumentation 
  • Electrical Supply Industry Transmission, Distribution and Cable Jointing
  • Gas Distribution 
  • Aged Care.
272412  Interpreter  6.0 in each band  Two years  Must have NAATI “professional” accreditation.

 

Trades

ANZSCO code Occupation Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience Specialisations and other requirements
Automotive Trades 
321111 Automotive Electrician 6.0 in each band Five years  Higher education and training transcripts and certificates required. 
321211  Motor Mechanic (General)  6.0 in each band  Five years   Higher education and training transcripts and certificates required. 
324111  Panelbeater  6.0 in each band  Five years   Higher education and training transcripts and certificates required. 
324311  Vehicle Painter  6.0 in each band  Five years   Higher education and training transcripts and certificates required. 
Construction Trades 
334112  Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber   6.0 in each band Five years   
394111  Cabinetmaker   6.0 in each band Five years   
334113  Drainer   6.0 in each band Five years   
334114  Gasfitter   6.0 in each band Five years   
334115  Roof Plumber   6.0 in each band Five years   
Engineering Trades 
322311  Metal Fabricator   6.0 in each band Five years   
322211  Sheetmetal Trades Worker   6.0 in each band Five years   
322313  Welder (First Class)   6.0 in each band Five years   
323214  Metal Machinist (First Class)   6.0 in each band Five years   
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Trades 
342111  Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic  6.0 in each band Five years   
342211  Electrical Linesworker   6.0 in each band Five years   
342313  Electronic Equipment Trades Worker   6.0 in each band Five years   
342413  Telecommunications Linesworker   6.0 in each band Five years   
342414  Telecommunications Technician   6.0 in each band Five years   
Hospitality Trades 
351111  Baker   6.0 in each band Five years   
351411  Cook   6.0 in each band Five years   
351112  Pastrycook   6.0 in each band Five years   

 

  
  
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