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Australia's new Skilled Occupation List 2016-2017

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List of eligible skilled occupations

On 1 July 2017,  

Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Occupations that appear on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) are listed below in alphabetical order for ease of reference.

Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) replaced the previous ‘Skilled Occupation List’ (SOL) and is available in Schedule 1 of the relevant legislative instrument

ANZSCO Code Description Assessing Authority Skill Level
133111 Construction Project Manager VETASSESS 1
133112 Project Builder VETASSESS 1
133211 Engineering Manager EA/AIM 1
134111 Child Care Centre Manager TRA 1
134211 Medical Administrator VETASSESS 1
134212 Nursing Clinical Director ANMAC 1
134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager VETASSESS 1
134214 Welfare Centre Manager ACWA 1
221111 Accountant (General) CPAA/CA/IPA 1
221112 Management Accountant CPAA/CA/IPA 1
221113 Taxation Accountant CPAA/CA/IPA 1
221213 External Auditor CPAA/CA/IPA 1
221214 Internal Auditor VETASSESS 1
224111 Actuary VETASSESS 1
224511 Land Economist VETASSESS 1
224512 Valuer VETASSESS 1
232111 Architect AACA 1
232112 Landscape Architect VETASSESS 1
232212 Surveyor SSSI 1
232213 Cartographer VETASSESS 1
232214 Other Spatial Scientist VETASSESS 1
233111 Chemical Engineer EA 1
233112 Materials Engineer EA 1
233211 Civil Engineer EA 1
233212 Geotechnical Engineer EA 1
233213 Quantity Surveyor AIQS 1
233214 Structural Engineer EA 1
233215 Transport Engineer EA 1
233311 Electrical Engineer EA 1
233411 Electronics Engineer EA 1
233511 Industrial Engineer EA 1
233512 Mechanical Engineer EA 1
233513 Production or Plant Engineer EA 1
233911 Aeronautical Engineer EA 1
233912 Agricultural Engineer EA 1
233913 Biomedical Engineer EA 1
233914 Engineering Technologist EA 1
233915 Environmental Engineer EA 1
233916 Naval Architect EA 1
234111 Agricultural Consultant VETASSESS 1
234112 Agricultural Scientist VETASSESS 1
234113 Forester VETASSESS 1
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist AIMS 1
234711 Veterinarian AVBC 1
234914 Physicist ACPSEM 1
241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher AITSL 1
241411 Secondary School Teacher AITSL 1
241511 Special Needs Teacher AITSL 1
241512 Teacher of the Hearing Impaired AITSL 1
241513 Teacher of the Sight Impaired AITSL 1
241599 Special Education Teachers nec AITSL 1
251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer ASMIRT 1
251212 Medical Radiation Therapist ASMIRT 1
251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist ANZSNM 1
251214 Sonographer ASMIRT 1
251411 Optometrist OCANZ 1
251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist AOPA 1
252111 Chiropractor CCEA 1
252112 Osteopath AOAC 1
252411 Occupational Therapist OTC 1
252511 Physiotherapist APC 1
252611 Podiatrist ANZPAC 1
252711 Audiologist VETASSESS 1
252712 Speech Pathologist SPA 1
253111 General Practitioner MBA 1
253311 Specialist Physician (General Medicine) MBA 1
253312 Cardiologist MBA 1
253313 Clinical Haematologist MBA 1
253314 Medical Oncologist MBA 1
253315 Endocrinologist MBA 1
253316 Gastroenterologist MBA 1
253317 Intensive Care Specialist MBA 1
253318 Neurologist MBA 1
253321 Paediatrician MBA 1
253322 Renal Medicine Specialist MBA 1
253323 Rheumatologist MBA 1
253324 Thoracic Medicine Specialist MBA 1
253399 Specialist Physicians nec MBA 1
253411 Psychiatrist MBA 1
253511 Surgeon (General) MBA 1
253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon MBA 1
253513 Neurosurgeon MBA 1
253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon MBA 1
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist MBA 1
253516 Paediatric Surgeon MBA 1
253517 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon MBA 1
253518 Urologist MBA 1
253521 Vascular Surgeon MBA 1
253911 Dermatologist MBA 1
253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist MBA 1
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist MBA 1
253914 Ophthalmologist MBA 1
253915 Pathologist MBA 1
253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist MBA 1
253918 Radiation Oncologist MBA 1
253999 Medical Practitioners nec MBA 1
254111 Midwife ANMAC 1
254411 Nurse Practitioner ANMAC 1
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) ANMAC 1
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) ANMAC 1
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) ANMAC 1
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) ANMAC 1
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) ANMAC 1
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) ANMAC 1
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical) ANMAC 1
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) ANMAC 1
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) ANMAC 1
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) ANMAC 1
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) ANMAC 1
254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) ANMAC 1
254499 Registered Nurses nec ANMAC 1
261111 ICT Business Analyst ACS 1
261112 Systems Analyst ACS 1
261311 Analyst Programmer ACS 1
261312 Developer Programmer ACS 1
261313 Software Engineer ACS 1
262112 ICT Security Specialist ACS 1
263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer ACS 1
263311 Telecommunications Engineer EA 1
263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer EA 1
271111 Barrister SLAA 1
271311 Solicitor SLAA 1
272311 Clinical Psychologist APS 1
272312 Educational Psychologist APS 1
272313 Organisational Psychologist APS 1
272399 Psychologists nec APS 1
272511 Social Worker AASW 1
312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson EA/VETASSESS 2
312212 Civil Engineering Technician VETASSESS 2
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson EA 2
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician TRA 2
313211 Radiocommunications Technician TRA 2
313212 Telecommunications Field Engineer EA 2
313213 Telecommunications Network Planner EA 2
313214 Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist EA 2
321111 Automotive Electrician TRA 3
321211 Motor Mechanic (General) TRA 3
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic TRA 3
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic TRA 3
321214 Small Engine Mechanic TRA 3
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker TRA 3
322311 Metal Fabricator TRA 3
322312 Pressure Welder TRA 3
322313 Welder (First Class) TRA 3
323211 Fitter (General) TRA 3
323212 Fitter and Turner TRA 3
323213 Fitter-Welder TRA 3
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class) TRA 3
323313 Locksmith TRA 3
324111 Panelbeater TRA 3
331111 Bricklayer TRA 3
331112 Stonemason TRA 3
331211 Carpenter and Joiner TRA 3
331212 Carpenter TRA 3
331213 Joiner TRA 3
332211 Painting Trades Worker TRA 3
333111 Glazier TRA 3
333211 Fibrous Plasterer TRA 3
333212 Solid Plasterer TRA 3
333411 Wall and Floor Tiler TRA 3
334111 Plumber (General) TRA 3
334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber TRA 3
334113 Drainer TRA 3
334114 Gasfitter TRA 3
334115 Roof Plumber TRA 3
341111 Electrician (General) TRA 3
341112 Electrician (Special Class) TRA 3
341113 Lift Mechanic TRA 3
342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic TRA 3
342211 Electrical Linesworker TRA 3
342212 Technical Cable Jointer TRA 3
342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker TRA 3
342314 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) TRA 3
342315 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) TRA 3
351311 Chef TRA 2
394111 Cabinetmaker TRA 3
399111 Boat Builder and Repairer TRA 3
399112 Shipwright TRA 3

 

Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) contains 253 occupations

ANZSCO Code Description Assessing Authority Skill Level
121111 Aquaculture Farmer VETASSESS 1
121211 Cotton Grower VETASSESS 1
121212 Flower Grower VETASSESS 1
121213 Fruit or Nut Grower VETASSESS 1
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower VETASSESS 1
121215 Grape Grower VETASSESS 1
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer VETASSESS 1
121217 Sugar Cane Grower VETASSESS 1
121221 Vegetable Grower VETASSESS 1
121299 Crop Farmers nec VETASSESS 1
121311 Apiarist VETASSESS 1
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer VETASSESS 1
121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer VETASSESS 1
121316 Horse Breeder VETASSESS 1
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer VETASSESS 1
121318 Pig Farmer VETASSESS 1
121321 Poultry Farmer VETASSESS 1
121322 Sheep Farmer VETASSESS 1
121399 Livestock Farmers nec VETASSESS 1
121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer VETASSESS 1
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager AIM 1
131113 Advertising Manager AIM 1
132111 Corporate Services Manager VETASSESS 1
132211 Finance Manager CPAA/CA/IPA 1
132311 Human Resource Manager AIM 1
132511 Research and Development Manager VETASSESS 1
133411 Manufacturer VETASSESS 1
133511 Production Manager (Forestry) VETASSESS 1
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) VETASSESS 1
133513 Production Manager (Mining) VETASSESS 1
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager AIM 1
134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec VETASSESS 1
134311 School Principal VETASSESS 1
134499 Education Managers nec VETASSESS 1
135112 ICT Project Manager ACS 1
135199 ICT Managers nec ACS 1
139911 Arts Administrator or Manager VETASSESS 1
139913 Laboratory Manager VETASSESS 1
139914 Quality Assurance Manager VETASSESS 1
139999 Specialist Managers nec VETASSESS 1
141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager VETASSESS 2
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager VETASSESS 2
141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec VETASSESS 2
142114 Hair or Beauty Salon Manager VETASSESS 2
142115 Post Office Manager VETASSESS 2
149112 Fitness Centre Manager VETASSESS 2
149113 Sports Centre Manager VETASSESS 2
149212 Customer Service Manager VETASSESS 2
149311 Conference and Event Organiser VETASSESS 2
149413 Transport Company Manager VETASSESS 2
149913 Facilities Manager VETASSESS 2
211112 Dancer or Choreographer VETASSESS 1
211212 Music Director VETASSESS 1
211299 Music Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
211311 Photographer VETASSESS 1
211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
212111 Artistic Director VETASSESS 1
212212 Book or Script Editor VETASSESS 1
212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) VETASSESS 1
212314 Film and Video Editor VETASSESS 1
212315 Program Director (Television or Radio) VETASSESS 1
212316 Stage Manager VETASSESS 1
212317 Technical Director VETASSESS 1
212318 Video Producer VETASSESS 1
212411 Copywriter VETASSESS 1
212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor VETASSESS 1
212413 Print Journalist VETASSESS 1
212415 Technical Writer VETASSESS 1
212416 Television Journalist VETASSESS 1
212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec VETASSESS 1
221211 Company Secretary VETASSESS 1
222111 Commodities Trader VETASSESS 2
222112 Finance Broker VETASSESS 2
222113 Insurance Broker VETASSESS 2
222199 Financial Brokers nec VETASSESS 2
222211 Financial Market Dealer VETASSESS 1
222213 Stockbroking Dealer VETASSESS 1
222299 Financial Dealers nec VETASSESS 1
222311 Financial Investment Adviser VETASSESS 1
222312 Financial Investment Manager VETASSESS 1
223112 Recruitment Consultant VETASSESS 1
223211 ICT Trainer ACS 1
224112 Mathematician VETASSESS 1
224212 Gallery or Museum Curator VETASSESS 1
224213 Health Information Manager VETASSESS 1
224214 Records Manager VETASSESS 1
224611 Librarian VETASSESS 1
224711 Management Consultant VETASSESS 1
224712 Organisation and Methods Analyst VETASSESS 1
224914 Patents Examiner VETASSESS 1
224999 Information and Organisation Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
225111 Advertising Specialist VETASSESS 1
225113 Marketing Specialist VETASSESS 1
225211 ICT Account Manager VETASSESS 1
225212 ICT Business Development Manager VETASSESS 1
225213 ICT Sales Representative VETASSESS 1
225311 Public Relations Professional VETASSESS 1
225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec VETASSESS 1
231111 Aeroplane Pilot CASA 1
231113 Flying Instructor VETASSESS 1
231114 Helicopter Pilot CASA 1
232311 Fashion Designer VETASSESS 1
232312 Industrial Designer VETASSESS 1
232313 Jewellery Designer VETASSESS 1
232411 Graphic Designer VETASSESS 1
232412 Illustrator VETASSESS 1
232414 Web Designer VETASSESS 1
232511 Interior Designer VETASSESS 1
232611 Urban and Regional Planner VETASSESS 1
234213 Wine Maker VETASSESS 1
234411 Geologist VETASSESS 1
241213 Primary School Teacher AITSL 1
241311 Middle School Teacher AITSL 1
249111 Education Adviser VETASSESS 1
249211 Art Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249212 Dance Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249214 Music Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249299 Private Tutors and Teachers nec VETASSESS 1
249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages VETASSESS 1
251111 Dietitian DAA 1
251112 Nutritionist VETASSESS 1
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser VETASSESS 1
251412 Orthoptist VETASSESS 1
251511 Hospital Pharmacist APharmC 1
251512 Industrial Pharmacist VETASSESS 1
251513 Retail Pharmacist ApharmC 1
251911 Health Promotion Officer VETASSESS 1
251999 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
252211 Acupuncturist CMBA 1
252213 Naturopath VETASSESS 1
252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner CMBA 1
252299 Complementary Health Therapists nec VETASSESS 1
252311 Dental Specialist ADC 1
252312 Dentist ADC 1
253112 Resident Medical Officer MBA 1
253211 Anaesthetist MBA 1
254211 Nurse Educator ANMAC 1
254212 Nurse Researcher ANMAC 1
254311 Nurse Manager ANMAC 1
261212 Web Developer ACS 1
261314 Software Tester ACS 1
262111 Database Administrator ACS 1
262113 Systems Administrator ACS 1
263112 Network Administrator ACS 1
263113 Network Analyst ACS 1
263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer ACS 1
263212 ICT Support Engineer ACS 1
263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer ACS 1
263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec ACS 1
271299 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
272111 Careers Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272115 Student Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272199 Counsellors nec VETASSESS 1
272412 Interpreter NAATI 1
272499 Social Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
272612 Recreation Officer VETASSESS 1
272613 Welfare Worker ACWA 1
311111 Agricultural Technician VETASSESS 2
311211 Anaesthetic Technician VETASSESS 2
311212 Cardiac Technician VETASSESS 2
311213 Medical Laboratory Technician AIMS 2
311215 Pharmacy Technician VETASSESS 2
311299 Medical Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
311312 Meat Inspector VETASSESS 2
311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec VETASSESS 2
311411 Chemistry Technician VETASSESS 2
311412 Earth Science Technician VETASSESS 2
311413 Life Science Technician VETASSESS 2
311499 Science Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
312111 Architectural Draftsperson VETASSESS 2
312112 Building Associate VETASSESS 2
312113 Building Inspector VETASSESS 2
312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician TRA 2
312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician VETASSESS 2
312913 Mine Deputy VETASSESS 2
313111 Hardware Technician TRA 2
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer TRA 2
313113 Web Administrator ACS 2
313199 ICT Support Technicians nec TRA 2
322113 Farrier TRA 3
323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) TRA 3
323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) TRA 3
323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures) TRA 3
323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic TRA 3
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec TRA 3
323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer TRA 3
323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer TRA 3
323412 Toolmaker TRA 3
324211 Vehicle Body Builder TRA 3
324212 Vehicle Trimmer TRA 3
333311 Roof Tiler TRA 3
342311 Business Machine Mechanic TRA 3
342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications) TRA 3
342413 Telecommunications Linesworker TRA 3
351111 Baker TRA 3
351112 Pastrycook TRA 3
351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker TRA 3
351411 Cook TRA 3
361111 Dog Handler or Trainer VETASSESS 3
361199 Animal Attendants and Trainers nec VETASSESS 3
361311 Veterinary Nurse VETASSESS 3
362111 Florist TRA 3
362211 Gardener (General) TRA 3
362212 Arborist TRA 3
362213 Landscape Gardener TRA 3
362311 Greenkeeper TRA 3
391111 Hairdresser TRA 3
392111 Print Finisher TRA 3
392311 Printing Machinist TRA 3
393213 Dressmaker or Tailor TRA 3
393311 Upholsterer TRA 3
394211 Furniture Finisher TRA 3
394213 Wood Machinist TRA 3
394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec TRA 3
399211 Chemical Plant Operator TRA 3
399213 Power Generation Plant Operator TRA 3
399312 Library Technician VETASSESS 2
399411 Jeweller TRA 3
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) TRA 3
399514 Make Up Artist TRA 3
399516 Sound Technician TRA 3
399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec VETASSESS 3
399611 Signwriter TRA 3
411111 Ambulance Officer VETASSESS 2
411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic VETASSESS 2
411213 Dental Technician TRA 2
411311 Diversional Therapist VETASSESS 3
411411 Enrolled Nurse ANMAC 2
411611 Massage Therapist VETASSESS 2
411711 Community Worker ACWA 2
411712 Disabilities Services Officer VETASSESS 2
411713 Family Support Worker VETASSESS 2
411715 Residential Care Officer VETASSESS 2
411716 Youth Worker ACWA 2
452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water) VETASSESS 3
452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452314 Snowsport Instructor VETASSESS 3
452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452316 Tennis Coach VETASSESS 3
452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452321 Sports Development Officer VETASSESS 2
452411 Footballer VETASSESS 3
452499 Sportspersons nec VETASSESS 3
511111 Contract Administrator VETASSESS 2
511112 Program or Project Administrator VETASSESS 2
599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster VETASSESS 3
611211 Insurance Agent VETASSESS 3
639211 Retail Buyer VETASSESS 3

 

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