Occupation Lists Are Out! Accountants, Engineers and IT Specialists Survive for Another Year..

Medium to Long Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

It’s all happening now. Here to ruin or make someone’s Friday, the adjusted occupation lists have just been released.

The now renamed Medium to Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) – previously the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL) affect many visas – General Skilled Migration (GSM) visas and especially the employer sponsored visas.

 

MLTSSL for 189, 190, 485, 489 visas

All the occupations under the accountant, engineer and IT occupation groups have survived. Phew!

One new occupation has made the list:

  • ICT security specialist [262112]

 

Occupations that have walked off the list are:

  • Ship’s Engineer [231212]
  • Ship’s Master [231213]
  • Ship’s Officer [231214]
  • Anaesthetist [253211] *
  • Psychotherapist [272314]

** The anaesthetist [253211] occupation has migrated to the STSOL.

However please note some occupations are not available for state sponsorship as indicated on the instrument.

 

STSOL for 190 and 489 (state sponsored) visas only

Say hello to:

  • Research & Development Manager [132511]
  • Production Manager (Manufacturing) [133512]
  • Production Manager (Mining) [133513]
  • Music Director [211212]
  • Music Professionals [211299] [
  • Artistic Director [212111]
  • Aeroplane Pilot [231111]
  • Flying Instructor [231113]
  • Helicopter Pilot [231114]
  • Anaesthetist [253211]
  • Nurse Researcher [254212]
  • Web Developer [261212]
  • ICTSupport & Test Engineers (nec) [263299]
  • ICTSupport Technicians (nec) [313199]
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) [323111]
  • Butcher Or Smallgoods Maker [351211]
  • Dressmaker Or Tailor [393213]
  • Retail Buyer [639211

 

And unfortunately the following occupations have been removed:

  • Chief Executive or Managing Director [111111]
  • Corporate General Manager [111211]
  • Faculty Head [13411]
  • Chief Information Officer [125111]
  • Environmental Manager [139912]
  • Fleet Manager [149411]
  • Equipment Hire Manager [149915]
  • Musician (Instrumental) [211213]
  • Statistician [224113]
  • Economist [224113]
  • Interior Designer [232511]
  • Urban & Regional Planner [232611]
  • Environmental Consultant [234312]
  • Environmental Research Scientist (nec) [234399]
  • Botanists [234515]
  • Marine Biologist [234516]
  • Zoologist [2345116]
  • Conservator [234911]
  • Meteorologist [234913]
  • Physicist [234914]
  • University Lecturer (suitable for the postion of research Associate of Research Fellow in a University) [242111]
  • University Tutor [242112]
  • Multimedia Specialist [261211]
  • Software & Applications Programmer [261399]
  • ICT Security Specialist [262112]
  • Minister of Religion [272211] **
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) [323112]
  • Picture Framer [394212]
  • Property Manager [612112]
  • Real Estate Agency Principal [612113]
  • Real Estate Agent [612114]
  • Real Estate Representative [612115]

** Refer to legislative instrument for more details

Please note that some occupations some occupations are the Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)  only as specified in the instrument.

Find: MLTSSL and STSOL Legislative Instrument

 

Occupation list for 457 visa applicants

Please have a look at the new list for the 457 visa. There are a number of changes to the occupations which we shall describe in detail on Monday.

Find: 457 Visa Occupation List Legislative Instrument

 

Occupation list for ENS 186 visa (Direct Entry Stream) applicants

Applicants that wish to apply for the 186 visa Direct Entry Stream must nominate an occupation from the list below.

Find: ENS (Direct Stream) Occupation List Legislative Instrument

 

Occupation list for RSMS 187 visa applicants

Basically the skill level requirements have remained the same for the RSMS visa so the occupation lists seem to have remained the same. You can check the list through the link below.

Find: RSMS Occupation List Legislative Instrument

 

 Karl Konrad
 Managing Director, Australian Immigration Law Services
 MARN 9904238

 Meet the team!

 

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