Updated on 1st August 2019
Visa 187

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

Item Occupation ANZSCO
1 chief executive or managing director 111111
2 corporate general manager 111211
3 construction project manager 133111
4 engineering manager 133211
5 child care centre manager 134111
6 nursing clinical director 134212
7 primary health organisation manager 134213
8 welfare centre manager 134214
9 faculty head 134411
10 chief information officer 135111
11 arts administrator or manager 139911
12 environmental manager 139912
13 dancer or choreographer 211112
14 music director 211212
15 musician (instrumental) 211213
16 artistic director 212111
17 accountant (general) 221111
18 management accountant 221112
19 taxation accountant 221113
20 external auditor 221213
21 internal auditor 221214
22 actuary 224111
23 statistician 224113
24 economist 224311
25 land economist 224511
26 valuer 224512
27 management consultant 224711
28 architect 232111
29 landscape architect 232112
30 surveyor 232212
31 cartographer 232213
32 other spatial scientist 232214
33 chemical engineer 233111
34 materials engineer 233112
35 civil engineer 233211
36 geotechnical engineer 233212
37 quantity surveyor 233213
38 structural engineer 233214
39 transport engineer 233215
40 electrical engineer 233311
41 electronics engineer 233411
42 industrial engineer 233511
43 mechanical engineer 233512
44 production or plant engineer 233513
45 mining engineer (excluding petroleum) 233611
46 petroleum engineer 233612
47 aeronautical engineer 233911
48 agricultural engineer 233912
49 biomedical engineer 233913
50 engineering technologist 233914
51 environmental engineer 233915
52 naval architect 233916
53 engineering professionals (nec) 233999
54 agricultural consultant 234111
55 agricultural scientist 234112
56 forester 234113
57 chemist 234211
58 food technologist 234212
59 environmental consultant 234312
60 environmental research scientist 234313
61 environmental scientists (nec) 234399
62 geophysicist 234412
63 hydrogeologist 234413
64 life scientist (general) 234511
65 biochemist 234513
66 biotechnologist 234514
67 botanist 234515
68 marine biologist 234516
69 microbiologist 234517
70 zoologist 234518
71 life scientists (nec) 234599
72 medical laboratory scientist 234611
73 veterinarian 234711
74 conservator 234911
75 metallurgist 234912
76 meteorologist 234913
77 physicist 234914
78 natural and physical science professionals (nec) 234999
79 early childhood (pre?primary school) teacher 241111
80 secondary school teacher 241411
81 special needs teacher 241511
82 teacher of the hearing impaired 241512
83 teacher of the sight impaired 241513
84 special education teachers (nec) 241599
85 university lecturer 242111
86 medical diagnostic radiographer 251211
87 medical radiation therapist 251212
88 nuclear medicine technologist 251213
89 sonographer 251214
90 optometrist 251411
91 orthotist or prosthetist 251912
92 chiropractor 252111
93 osteopath 252112
94 occupational therapist 252411
95 physiotherapist 252511
96 podiatrist 252611
97 audiologist 252711
98 speech pathologist 252712
99 general practitioner 253111
100 specialist physician (general medicine) 253311
101 cardiologist 253312
102 clinical haematologist 253313
103 medical oncologist 253314
104 endocrinologist 253315
105 gastroenterologist 253316
106 intensive care specialist 253317
107 neurologist 253318
108 paediatrician 253321
109 renal medicine specialist 253322
110 rheumatologist 253323
111 thoracic medicine specialist 253324
112 specialist physicians (nec) 253399
113 psychiatrist 253411
114 surgeon (general) 253511
115 cardiothoracic surgeon 253512
116 neurosurgeon 253513
117 orthopaedic surgeon 253514
118 otorhinolaryngologist 253515
119 paediatric surgeon 253516
120 plastic and reconstructive surgeon 253517
121 urologist 253518
122 vascular surgeon 253521
123 dermatologist 253911
124 emergency medicine specialist 253912
125 obstetrician and gynaecologist 253913
126 ophthalmologist 253914
127 pathologist 253915
128 diagnostic and interventional radiologist 253917
129 radiation oncologist 253918
130 medical practitioners (nec) 253999
131 midwife 254111
132 nurse practitioner 254411
133 registered nurse (aged care) 254412
134 registered nurse (child and family health) 254413
135 registered nurse (community health) 254414
136 registered nurse (critical care and emergency) 254415
137 registered nurse (developmental disability) 254416
138 registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation) 254417
139 registered nurse (medical) 254418
140 registered nurse (medical practice) 254421
141 registered nurse (mental health) 254422
142 registered nurse (perioperative) 254423
143 registered nurse (surgical) 254424
144 registered nurse (paediatrics) 254425
145 registered nurses (nec) 254499
146 ICT business analyst 261111
147 systems analyst 261112
148 multimedia specialist 261211
149 analyst programmer 261311
150 developer programmer 261312
151 software engineer 261313
152 software and applications programmers (nec) 261399
153 ICT security specialist 262112
154 computer network and systems engineer 263111
155 telecommunications engineer 263311
156 telecommunications network engineer 263312
157 barrister 271111
158 solicitor 271311
159 clinical psychologist 272311
160 educational psychologist 272312
161 organisational psychologist 272313
162 psychologists (nec) 272399
163 social worker 272511
164 civil engineering draftsperson 312211
165 civil engineering technician 312212
166 electrical engineering draftsperson 312311
167 electrical engineering technician 312312
168 radio communications technician 313211
169 telecommunications field engineer 313212
170 telecommunications network planner 313213
171 telecommunications technical officer or technologist 313214
172 automotive electrician 321111
173 motor mechanic (general) 321211
174 diesel motor mechanic 321212
175 motorcycle mechanic 321213
176 small engine mechanic 321214
177 sheetmetal trades worker 322211
178 metal fabricator 322311
179 pressure welder 322312
180 welder (first class) 322313
181 fitter (general) 323211
182 fitter and turner 323212
183 fitter?welder 323213
184 metal machinist (first class) 323214
185 locksmith 323313
186 panelbeater 324111
187 bricklayer 331111
188 stonemason 331112
189 carpenter and joiner 331211
190 carpenter 331212
191 joiner 331213
192 painting trades worker 332211
193 glazier 333111
194 fibrous plasterer 333211
195 solid plasterer 333212
196 wall and floor tiler 333411
197 plumber (general) 334111
198 airconditioning and mechanical services plumber 334112
199 drainer 334113
200 gasfitter 334114
201 roof plumber 334115
202 electrician (general) 341111
203 electrician (special class) 341112
204 lift mechanic 341113
205 airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic 342111
206 technical cable jointer 342212
207 electronic equipment trades worker 342313
208 electronic instrument trades worker (general) 342314
209 electronic instrument trades worker (special class) 342315
210 chef 351311
211 horse trainer 361112
212 cabinetmaker 394111
213 boat builder and repairer 399111
214 shipwright 399112
215 tennis coach 452316
216 footballer 452411

Regional Occupation List

Item Occupation ANZSCO
1 defence force senior officer 111212
2 local government legislator 111311
3 member of parliament 111312
4 legislators (nec) 111399
5 aquaculture farmer 121111
6 cotton grower 121211
7 flower grower 121212
8 fruit or nut grower 121213
9 grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ) 121214
10 grape grower 121215
11 mixed crop farmer 121216
12 sugar cane grower 121217
13 turf grower 121218
14 vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ) 121221
15 crop farmers (nec) 121299
16 apiarist 121311
17 beef cattle farmer 121312
18 dairy cattle farmer 121313
19 deer farmer 121314
20 goat farmer 121315
21 horse breeder 121316
22 mixed livestock farmer 121317
23 pig farmer 121318
24 poultry farmer 121321
25 sheep farmer 121322
26 livestock farmers (nec) 121399
27 mixed crop and livestock farmer 121411
28 sales and marketing manager 131112
29 advertising manager 131113
30 public relations manager 131114
31 corporate services manager 132111
32 finance manager 132211
33 human resource manager 132311
34 policy and planning manager 132411
35 research and development manager 132511
36 project builder 133112
37 importer or exporter 133311
38 wholesaler 133312
39 manufacturer 133411
40 production manager (forestry) 133511
41 production manager (manufacturing) 133512
42 production manager (mining) 133513
43 supply and distribution manager 133611
44 procurement manager 133612
45 medical administrator (Aus) / medical superintendent (NZ) 134211
46 health and welfare services managers (nec) 134299
47 school principal 134311
48 regional education manager 134412
49 education managers (nec) 134499
50 ICT project manager 135112
51 ICT managers (nec) 135199
52 commissioned defence force officer 139111
53 commissioned fire officer 139112
54 commissioned police officer 139113
55 senior non?commissioned defence force member 139211
56 laboratory manager 139913
57 quality assurance manager 139914
58 sports administrator 139915
59 specialist managers (nec) 139999
60 cafe or restaurant manager 141111
61 caravan park and camping ground manager 141211
62 hotel or motel manager 141311
63 licensed club manager 141411
64 bed and breakfast operator 141911
65 retirement village manager 141912
66 accommodation and hospitality managers (nec) 141999
67 retail manager (general) 142111
68 antique dealer 142112
69 betting agency manager 142113
70 hair or beauty salon manager 142114
71 post office manager 142115
72 travel agency manager 142116
73 amusement centre manager 149111
74 fitness centre manager 149112
75 sports centre manager 149113
76 call or contact centre manager 149211
77 customer service manager 149212
78 conference and event organiser 149311
79 fleet manager 149411
80 railway station manager 149412
81 transport company manager 149413
82 boarding kennel or cattery operator 149911
83 cinema or theatre manager 149912
84 facilities manager 149913
85 financial institution branch manager 149914
86 equipment hire manager 149915
87 hospitality, retail and service managers (nec) 149999
88 actor 211111
89 entertainer or variety artist 211113
90 actors, dancers and other entertainers (nec) 211199
91 composer 211211
92 singer 211214
93 music professionals (nec) 211299
94 photographer 211311
95 painter (visual arts) 211411
96 potter or ceramic artist 211412
97 sculptor 211413
98 visual arts and crafts professionals (nec) 211499
99 media producer (excluding video) 212112
100 radio presenter 212113
101 television presenter 212114
102 author 212211
103 book or script editor 212212
104 art director (film, television or stage) 212311
105 director (film, television, radio or stage) 212312
106 director of photography 212313
107 film and video editor 212314
108 program director (television or radio) 212315
109 stage manager 212316
110 technical director 212317
111 video producer 212318
112 film, television, radio and stage directors (nec) 212399
113 copywriter 212411
114 newspaper or periodical editor 212412
115 print journalist 212413
116 radio journalist 212414
117 technical writer 212415
118 television journalist 212416
119 journalists and other writers (nec) 212499
120 company secretary 221211
121 corporate treasurer 221212
122 commodities trader 222111
123 finance broker 222112
124 insurance broker 222113
125 financial brokers (nec) 222199
126 financial market dealer 222211
127 futures trader 222212
128 stockbroking dealer 222213
129 financial dealers (nec) 222299
130 financial investment adviser 222311
131 financial investment manager 222312
132 human resource adviser 223111
133 recruitment consultant 223112
134 workplace relations adviser 223113
135 ICT trainer 223211
136 training and development professional 223311
137 mathematician 224112
138 archivist 224211
139 gallery or museum curator 224212
140 health information manager 224213
141 records manager 224214
142 intelligence officer 224411
143 policy analyst 224412
144 librarian 224611
145 organisation and methods analyst 224712
146 electorate officer 224911
147 liaison officer 224912
148 migration agent (Aus) / immigration consultant (NZ) 224913
149 patents examiner 224914
150 information and organisation professionals (nec) 224999
151 advertising specialist 225111
152 market research analyst 225112
153 marketing specialist 225113
154 ICT account manager 225211
155 ICT business development manager 225212
156 ICT sales representative 225213
157 public relations professional 225311
158 sales representative (industrial products) 225411
159 sales representative (medical and pharmaceutical products) 225412
160 technical sales representatives (nec) 225499
161 aeroplane pilot 231111
162 air traffic controller 231112
163 flying instructor 231113
164 helicopter pilot 231114
165 air transport professionals (nec) 231199
166 master fisher 231211
167 ship’s engineer 231212
168 ship’s master 231213
169 ship’s officer 231214
170 marine surveyor 231215
171 marine transport professionals (nec) 231299
172 fashion designer 232311
173 industrial designer 232312
174 jewellery designer 232313
175 graphic designer 232411
176 illustrator 232412
177 multimedia designer 232413
178 web designer 232414
179 interior designer 232511
180 urban and regional planner 232611
181 wine maker 234213
182 conservation officer 234311
183 park ranger 234314
184 geologist 234411
185 exercise physiologist 234915
186 kaiako kohanga reo (Maori language nest teacher) 241112
187 kaiako kura kaupapa maori (Maori?medium primary school teacher) 241211
188 pouako kura kaupapa maori (Maori?medium primary school senior teacher) 241212
189 primary school teacher 241213
190 middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ) 241311
191 university tutor 242112
192 vocational education teacher (Aus) / polytechnic teacher (NZ) 242211
193 education adviser 249111
194 education reviewer 249112
195 art teacher (private tuition) 249211
196 dance teacher (private tuition) 249212
197 drama teacher (private tuition) 249213
198 music teacher (private tuition) 249214
199 private tutors and teachers (nec) 249299
200 teacher of English to speakers of other languages 249311
201 dietitian 251111
202 nutritionist 251112
203 environmental health officer 251311
204 occupational health and safety adviser 251312
205 orthoptist 251412
206 hospital pharmacist 251511
207 industrial pharmacist 251512
208 retail pharmacist 251513
209 health promotion officer 251911
210 health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec) 251999
211 acupuncturist 252211
212 homoeopath 252212
213 naturopath 252213
214 traditional Chinese medicine practitioner 252214
215 traditional Maori health practitioner 252215
216 complementary health therapists (nec) 252299
217 dental specialist 252311
218 dentist 252312
219 resident medical officer 253112
220 anaesthetist 253211
221 nurse educator 254211
222 nurse researcher 254212
223 nurse manager 254311
224 web developer 261212
225 software tester 261314
226 database administrator 262111
227 systems administrator 262113
228 network administrator 263112
229 network analyst 263113
230 ICT quality assurance engineer 263211
231 ICT support engineer 263212
232 ICT systems test engineer 263213
233 ICT support and test engineers (nec) 263299
234 judge 271211
235 magistrate 271212
236 tribunal member 271213
237 intellectual property lawyer 271214
238 judicial and other legal professionals (nec) 271299
239 careers counsellor 272111
240 drug and alcohol counsellor 272112
241 family and marriage counsellor 272113
242 rehabilitation counsellor 272114
243 student counsellor 272115
244 counsellors (nec) 272199
245 psychotherapist 272314
246 historian 272411
247 interpreter 272412
248 translator 272413
249 archaeologist 272414
250 social professionals (nec) 272499
251 community arts worker 272611
252 recreation officer (Aus) / recreation coordinator (NZ) 272612
253 welfare worker 272613
254 agricultural technician 311111
255 anaesthetic technician 311211
256 cardiac technician 311212
257 medical laboratory technician 311213
258 operating theatre technician 311214
259 pharmacy technician 311215
260 pathology collector (Aus) / phlebotomist (NZ) 311216
261 medical technicians (nec) 311299
262 fisheries officer 311311
263 meat inspector 311312
264 quarantine officer 311313
265 primary products inspectors (nec) 311399
266 chemistry technician 311411
267 earth science technician 311412
268 life science technician 311413
269 school laboratory technician 311414
270 hydrographer 311415
271 science technicians (nec) 311499
272 architectural draftsperson 312111
273 building associate 312112
274 building inspector 312113
275 construction estimator 312114
276 plumbing inspector 312115
277 surveying or spatial science technician 312116
278 architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec) 312199
279 electronic engineering draftsperson 312411
280 electronic engineering technician 312412
281 mechanical engineering draftsperson 312511
282 mechanical engineering technician 312512
283 safety inspector 312611
284 maintenance planner 312911
285 metallurgical or materials technician 312912
286 mine deputy 312913
287 building and engineering technicians (nec) 312999
288 hardware technician 313111
289 ICT customer support officer 313112
290 web administrator 313113
291 ICT support technicians (nec) 313199
292 blacksmith 322111
293 electroplater 322112
294 farrier 322113
295 metal casting trades worker 322114
296 metal polisher 322115
297 aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) 323111
298 aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) 323112
299 aircraft maintenance engineer (structures) 323113
300 textile, clothing and footwear mechanic 323215
301 metal fitters and machinists (nec) 323299
302 engraver 323311
303 gunsmith 323312
304 precision instrument maker and repairer 323314
305 saw maker and repairer 323315
306 watch and clock maker and repairer 323316
307 engineering patternmaker 323411
308 toolmaker 323412
309 vehicle body builder 324211
310 vehicle trimmer 324212
311 vehicle painter 324311
312 floor finisher 332111
313 roof tiler 333311
314 electrical linesworker (Aus) / electrical line mechanic (NZ) 342211
315 business machine mechanic 342311
316 communications operator 342312
317 cabler (data and telecommunications) 342411
318 telecommunications cable jointer 342412
319 telecommunications linesworker (Aus) / telecommunications line mechanic (NZ) 342413
320 telecommunications technician 342414
321 baker 351111
322 pastrycook 351112
323 butcher or smallgoods maker 351211
324 cook 351411
325 dog handler or trainer 361111
326 pet groomer 361113
327 zookeeper 361114
328 kennel hand 361115
329 animal attendants and trainers (nec) 361199
330 shearer 361211
331 veterinary nurse 361311
332 florist 362111
333 gardener (general) 362211
334 arborist 362212
335 landscape gardener 362213
336 greenkeeper 362311
337 nurseryperson 362411
338 hairdresser 391111
339 print finisher 392111
340 screen printer 392112
341 graphic pre?press trades worker 392211
342 printing machinist 392311
343 small offset printer 392312
344 canvas goods fabricator 393111
345 leather goods maker 393112
346 sail maker 393113
347 shoemaker 393114
348 apparel cutter 393211
349 clothing patternmaker 393212
350 dressmaker or tailor 393213
351 clothing trades workers (nec) 393299
352 upholsterer 393311
353 furniture finisher 394211
354 picture framer 394212
355 wood machinist 394213
356 wood turner 394214
357 wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec) 394299
358 chemical plant operator 399211
359 gas or petroleum operator 399212
360 power generation plant operator 399213
361 gallery or museum technician 399311
362 library technician 399312
363 jeweller 399411
364 broadcast transmitter operator 399511
365 camera operator (film, television or video) 399512
366 light technician 399513
367 make up artist 399514
368 musical instrument maker or repairer 399515
369 sound technician 399516
370 television equipment operator 399517
371 performing arts technicians (nec) 399599
372 signwriter 399611
373 diver 399911
374 interior decorator 399912
375 optical dispenser (Aus) / dispensing optician (NZ) 399913
376 optical mechanic 399914
377 photographer’s assistant 399915
378 plastics technician 399916
379 wool classer 399917
380 fire protection equipment technician 399918
381 technicians and trades workers (nec) 399999
382 ambulance officer 411111
383 intensive care ambulance paramedic (Aus) / ambulance paramedic (NZ) 411112
384 dental hygienist 411211
385 dental prosthetist 411212
386 dental technician 411213
387 dental therapist 411214
388 diversional therapist 411311
389 enrolled nurse 411411
390 mothercraft nurse 411412
391 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker 411511
392 kaiawhina (hauora) (Maori health assistant) 411512
393 massage therapist 411611
394 community worker 411711
395 disabilities services officer 411712
396 family support worker 411713
397 parole or probation officer 411714
398 residential care officer 411715
399 youth worker 411716
400 child care worker (group leaders only) 421111
401 hotel service manager 431411
402 defence force member ? other ranks 441111
403 emergency service worker 441211
404 fire fighter 441212
405 detective 441311
406 police officer 441312
407 security consultant 442216
408 driving instructor 451211
409 funeral director 451311
410 funeral workers (nec) 451399
411 flight attendant 451711
412 travel attendants (nec) 451799
413 first aid trainer 451815
414 diving instructor (open water) 452311
415 gymnastics coach or instructor 452312
416 horse riding coach or instructor 452313
417 snowsport instructor 452314
418 swimming coach or instructor 452315
419 other sports coach or instructor 452317
420 dog or horse racing official 452318
421 sports development officer 452321
422 sports umpire 452322
423 other sports official 452323
424 golfer 452412
425 jockey 452413
426 lifeguard 452414
427 sportspersons (nec) 452499
428 contract administrator 511111
429 program or project administrator 511112
430 office manager 512111
431 health practice manager 512211
432 practice managers (nec) 512299
433 personal assistant 521111
434 secretary (general) 521211
435 legal secretary 521212
436 call or contact centre team leader 541111
437 conveyancer 599111
438 legal executive 599112
439 clerk of court 599211
440 court bailiff or sheriff (Aus) / court collections officer (NZ) 599212
441 court orderly (Aus) / court registry officer (NZ) 599213
442 law clerk 599214
443 trust officer 599215
444 insurance investigator 599611
445 insurance loss adjuster 599612
446 insurance risk surveyor 599613
447 clinical coder 599915
448 auctioneer 611111
449 stock and station agent 611112
450 insurance agent 611211
451 business broker 612111
452 property manager 612112
453 real estate agency principal (Aus) / real estate agency licensee (NZ) 612113
454 real estate agent 612114
455 real estate representative 612115
456 retail buyer 639211
457 wool buyer 639212