Updated on 1st August 2019
Visa 482

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

ItemOccupationANZSCOApplicable circumstances
1flower grower1212129
2grape grower1212159
3vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)1212219
4apiarist1213119
5poultry farmer1213219
6sales and marketing manager1311123, 11, 20
7advertising manager131113
8corporate services manager1321114, 20, 22
9finance manager132211
10human resource manager132311
11research and development manager132511
12manufacturer133411
13production manager (forestry)133511
14production manager (manufacturing)133512
15production manager (mining)133513
16supply and distribution manager1336113, 11, 20
17health and welfare services managers (nec)134299
18school principal134311
19education managers (nec)134499
20ICT project manager135112
21ICT managers (nec)135199
22laboratory manager139913
23quality assurance manager139914
24specialist managers (nec) except:139999
(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
25cafe or restaurant manager1411118
26hotel or motel manager1413119
27accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)141999
28customer service manager1492122, 11, 19
29conference and event organiser1493112, 19
30transport company manager1494139, 19, 21
31facilities manager14991314
32music professionals (nec)211299
33photographer211311
34book or script editor212212
35director (film, television, radio or stage)212312
36film and video editor212314
37program director (television or radio)212315
38stage manager212316
39technical director212317
40video producer212318
41copywriter212411
42newspaper or periodical editor212412
43print journalist212413
44technical writer212415
45television journalist212416
46journalists and other writers (nec)212499
47company secretary221211
48commodities trader222111
49finance broker222112
50insurance broker222113
51financial brokers (nec)222199
52financial market dealer222211
53stockbroking dealer222213
54financial dealers (nec)222299
55financial investment adviser222311
56financial investment manager222312
57recruitment consultant22311219, 21, 26
58ICT trainer223211
59mathematician224112
60gallery or museum curator224212
61health information manager224213
62records manager224214
63librarian224611
64organisation and methods analyst224712
65patents examiner224914
66information and organisation professionals (nec)224999
67advertising specialist225111
68marketing specialist2251132, 11, 19
69ICT account manager225211
70ICT business development manager225212
71ICT sales representative225213
72public relations professional225311
73technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives2254992, 15
74fashion designer232311
75industrial designer232312
76jewellery designer232313
77graphic designer232411
78illustrator232412
79web designer232414
80interior designer232511
81urban and regional planner232611
82geologist234411
83primary school teacher241213
84middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)241311
85education adviser249111
86art teacher (private tuition)249211
87dance teacher (private tuition)249212
88music teacher (private tuition)249214
89private tutors and teachers (nec)249299
90teacher of English to speakers of other languages249311
91dietitian251111
92nutritionist251112
93occupational health and safety adviser251312
94orthoptist251412
95hospital pharmacist251511
96industrial pharmacist251512
97retail pharmacist251513
98health promotion officer251911
99health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)251999
100acupuncturist252211
101naturopath252213
102traditional Chinese medicine practitioner252214
103complementary health therapists (nec)252299
104dental specialist252311
105resident medical officer25311224
106nurse educator254211
107nurse researcher254212
108nurse manager254311
109web developer261212
110software tester261314
111database administrator262111
112systems administrator262113
113network administrator263112
114network analyst263113
115ICT quality assurance engineer263211
116ICT support engineer263212
117ICT systems test engineer263213
118ICT support and test engineers (nec)263299
119judicial and other legal professionals (nec)271299
120careers counsellor272111
121drug and alcohol counsellor272112
122family and marriage counsellor272113
123rehabilitation counsellor272114
124student counsellor272115
125counsellors (nec)272199
126psychotherapist272314
127interpreter272412
128social professionals (nec)272499
129recreation officer272612
130welfare worker272613
131anaesthetic technician311211
132cardiac technician311212
133medical laboratory technician311213
134pharmacy technician311215
135medical technicians (nec)311299
136meat inspector311312
137primary products inspectors (nec)311399
138chemistry technician311411
139earth science technician311412
140life science technician311413
141science technicians (nec)311499
142architectural draftsperson312111
143building inspector312113
144architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)312199
145mechanical engineering technician31251216
146metallurgical or materials technician312912
147mine deputy312913
148hardware technician313111
149ICT customer support officer313112
150web administrator313113
151ICT support technicians (nec)313199
152farrier322113
153aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)323111
154aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)323112
155aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)323113
156metal fitters and machinists (nec)323299
157precision instrument maker and repairer323314
158toolmaker323412
159vehicle body builder324211
160vehicle trimmer324212
161roof tiler333311
162business machine mechanic342311
163cabler (data and telecommunications)342411
164telecommunications linesworker342413
165baker35111117
166pastrycook35111217
167butcher or smallgoods maker351211
168cook3514117, 8
169dog handler or trainer361111
170animal attendants and trainers (nec)36119918
171veterinary nurse361311
172florist362111
173gardener (general)362211
174arborist362212
175landscape gardener362213
176greenkeeper362311
177hairdresser391111
178print finisher392111
179printing machinist392311
180dressmaker or tailor393213
181upholsterer393311
182furniture finisher394211
183wood machinist394213
184wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)394299
185power generation plant operator399213
186jeweller399411
187camera operator (film, television or video)399512
188make up artist399514
189sound technician399516
190performing arts technicians (nec)399599
191signwriter399611
192ambulance officer411111
193intensive care ambulance paramedic411112
194dental technician411213
195diversional therapist411311
196enrolled nurse411411
197massage therapist41161112
198community worker411711
199disabilities services officer411712
200family support worker411713
201residential care officer411715
202youth worker411716
203diving instructor (open water)452311
204gymnastics coach or instructor452312
205horse riding coach or instructor452313
206snowsport instructor452314
207swimming coach or instructor452315
208other sports coach or instructor452317
209sports development officer452321
210sportspersons (nec)452499
211contract administrator511111
212program or project administrator511112
213insurance loss adjuster599612
214insurance agent611211
215retail buyer63921111

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

ItemOccupationANZSCOApplicable circumstances
1chief executive or managing director1111115
2corporate general manager1112115
3construction project manager133111
4engineering manager133211
5child care centre manager134111
6nursing clinical director134212
7primary health organisation manager134213
8welfare centre manager134214
9faculty head134411
10chief information officer135111
11arts administrator or manager139911
12environmental manager139912
13dancer or choreographer211112
14music director211212
15musician (instrumental)211213
16artistic director212111
17accountant (general)2211116, 19, 21
18management accountant2211126, 19, 21
19taxation accountant2211136, 19, 21
20external auditor221213
21internal auditor221214
22actuary224111
23statistician224113
24economist224311
25land economist224511
26valuer224512
27management consultant22471119, 21, 23
28architect232111
29landscape architect232112
30surveyor232212
31cartographer232213
32other spatial scientist232214
33chemical engineer233111
34materials engineer233112
35civil engineer233211
36geotechnical engineer233212
37quantity surveyor233213
38structural engineer233214
39transport engineer233215
40electrical engineer233311
41electronics engineer233411
42industrial engineer233511
43mechanical engineer233512
44production or plant engineer233513
45mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611
46petroleum engineer233612
47aeronautical engineer233911
48agricultural engineer233912
49biomedical engineer233913
50engineering technologist233914
51environmental engineer233915
52naval architect233916
53engineering professionals (nec)233999
54agricultural consultant234111
55agricultural scientist234112
56forester234113
57chemist234211
58food technologist234212
59environmental consultant234312
60environmental research scientist234313
61environmental scientists (nec)234399
62geophysicist234412
63hydrogeologist234413
64life scientist (general)234511
65biochemist234513
66biotechnologist234514
67botanist234515
68marine biologist234516
69microbiologist234517
70zoologist234518
71life scientists (nec)234599
72medical laboratory scientist234611
73veterinarian234711
74conservator234911
75metallurgist234912
76meteorologist234913
77physicist234914
78natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999
79early childhood (pre?primary school) teacher241111
80secondary school teacher241411
81special needs teacher241511
82teacher of the hearing impaired241512
83teacher of the sight impaired241513
84special education teachers (nec)241599
85university lecturer242111
86medical diagnostic radiographer251211
87medical radiation therapist251212
88nuclear medicine technologist251213
89sonographer251214
90optometrist251411
91orthotist or prosthetist251912
92chiropractor252111
93osteopath252112
94occupational therapist252411
95physiotherapist252511
96podiatrist252611
97audiologist252711
98speech pathologist252712
99general practitioner25311124
100specialist physician (general medicine)253311
101cardiologist253312
102clinical haematologist253313
103medical oncologist253314
104endocrinologist253315
105gastroenterologist253316
106intensive care specialist253317
107neurologist253318
108paediatrician253321
109renal medicine specialist253322
110rheumatologist253323
111thoracic medicine specialist253324
112specialist physicians (nec)253399
113psychiatrist253411
114surgeon (general)253511
115cardiothoracic surgeon253512
116neurosurgeon253513
117orthopaedic surgeon253514
118otorhinolaryngologist253515
119paediatric surgeon253516
120plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517
121urologist253518
122vascular surgeon253521
123dermatologist253911
124emergency medicine specialist253912
125obstetrician and gynaecologist253913
126ophthalmologist253914
127pathologist253915
128diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917
129radiation oncologist253918
130medical practitioners (nec)25399924
131midwife254111
132nurse practitioner254411
133registered nurse (aged care)254412
134registered nurse (child and family health)254413
135registered nurse (community health)254414
136registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415
137registered nurse (developmental disability)254416
138registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417
139registered nurse (medical)254418
140registered nurse (medical practice)254421
141registered nurse (mental health)254422
142registered nurse (perioperative)254423
143registered nurse (surgical)254424
144registered nurse (paediatrics)254425
145registered nurses (nec)254499
146ICT business analyst261111
147systems analyst261112
148multimedia specialist261211
149analyst programmer261311
150developer programmer261312
151software engineer261313
152software and applications programmers (nec)261399
153ICT security specialist262112
154computer network and systems engineer263111
155telecommunications engineer263311
156telecommunications network engineer263312
157barrister271111
158solicitor271311
159clinical psychologist272311
160educational psychologist272312
161organisational psychologist272313
162psychologists (nec)272399
163social worker272511
164civil engineering draftsperson312211
165civil engineering technician312212
166electrical engineering draftsperson312311
167electrical engineering technician312312
168radio communications technician313211
169telecommunications field engineer313212
170telecommunications network planner313213
171telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214
172automotive electrician321111
173motor mechanic (general)321211
174diesel motor mechanic321212
175motorcycle mechanic321213
176small engine mechanic321214
177sheetmetal trades worker322211
178metal fabricator322311
179pressure welder322312
180welder (first class)322313
181fitter (general)323211
182fitter and turner323212
183fitter?welder323213
184metal machinist (first class)323214
185locksmith323313
186panelbeater324111
187bricklayer331111
188stonemason331112
189carpenter and joiner331211
190carpenter331212
191joiner331213
192painting trades worker332211
193glazier333111
194fibrous plasterer333211
195solid plasterer333212
196wall and floor tiler333411
197plumber (general)334111
198airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112
199drainer334113
200gasfitter334114
201roof plumber334115
202electrician (general)341111
203electrician (special class)341112
204lift mechanic341113
205airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111
206technical cable jointer342212
207electronic equipment trades worker342313
208electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314
209electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315
210chef3513117, 8
211horse trainer361112
212cabinetmaker394111
213boat builder and repairer399111
214shipwright399112
215tennis coach452316
216footballer45241125

Regional Occupation List

ItemOccupationANZSCOApplicable circumstances
1aquaculture farmer1211119, 10
2cotton grower1212119, 10
3fruit or nut grower1212139, 10
4grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)1212149, 10
5mixed crop farmer1212169, 10
6sugar cane grower1212179, 10
7crop farmers (nec)1212999, 10
8beef cattle farmer1213129, 10
9dairy cattle farmer1213139, 10
10deer farmer1213149, 10
11goat farmer1213159, 10
12horse breeder1213169, 10
13mixed livestock farmer1213179, 10
14pig farmer1213189, 10
15sheep farmer1213229, 10
16livestock farmers (nec)1213999, 10
17mixed crop and livestock farmer1214119, 10
18public relations manager13111410, 23
19policy and planning manager13241110, 23
20project builder13311210
21procurement manager1336122, 10
22medical administrator13421110
23regional education manager13441210
24sports administrator13991510, 23
25caravan park and camping ground manager14121110
26post office manager14211510
27amusement centre manager14911110
28fitness centre manager14911210
29sports centre manager14911310
30cinema or theatre manager14991210
31financial institution branch manager14991410, 23
32human resource adviser2231112, 6, 10
33workplace relations adviser2231139, 10
34policy analyst22441210
35liaison officer2249122, 9, 10
36market research analyst2251122, 10
37aeroplane pilot23111110
38flying instructor23111310
39helicopter pilot23111410
40ship’s master23121310, 25
41multimedia designer2324132, 10
42wine maker23421310
43conservation officer23431110
44exercise physiologist23491510
45vocational education teacher24221110
46environmental health officer25131110
47dentist25231210
48anaesthetist25321110
49intellectual property lawyer27121410
50translator27241310
51community arts worker27261110
52agricultural technician31111110
53operating theatre technician31121410
54pathology collector31121610
55construction estimator31211410
56surveying or spatial science technician31211610
57mechanical engineering draftsperson31251110
58safety inspector31261110
59maintenance planner31291110
60building and engineering technicians (nec)31299910, 23
61vehicle painter32431110
62floor finisher33211110
63electrical linesworker34221110, 23
64zookeeper36111410
65nurseryperson36241110
66gas or petroleum operator39921210, 25
67dental hygienist41121110
68dental therapist41121410
69emergency service worker44121110
70driving instructor45121110
71funeral workers (nec)45139910
72flight attendant45171110
73first aid trainer45181510
74jockey45241310
75clinical coder59991510
76property manager6121122, 10
77real estate representative6121152, 10

Applicable circumstances

1: The position does not require a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience.

2: The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.

3: Includes:

  • the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000; and
  • if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

4: Includes:

  • the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD80,000; and
  • if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

5: Includes:

  • the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD180,001; and
  • if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

6: The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.

7: The position is involved in mass production in a factory setting.

8: The position is in a limited service restaurant.

9: The position predominantly involves responsibility for low skilled tasks.

10: The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).

11: The position:

  • is based in a front line retail setting; or
  • predominantly involves direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

12: The position:

  • is not a full time position; or
  • is not based in a therapeutic setting; or
  • involves the provision of non medical relaxation massage; or
  • is in a retail setting.

13: The position predominantly involves hairdressing or beauty therapy related non managerial tasks.

14: The position:

  • is not located in a commercial building or shopping centre environment; or
  • predominantly involves managing the provision of only one particular service to a facility or managing one particular relationship.

15: The position:

  • is based in a front line retail setting; or
  • is based in a call centre and does not require a significant technical knowledge of products; or
  • predominantly involves selling educational courses to individual students.

16: The position relates to mobile phone repairs.

17: The position relates to mass or standardised production (as opposed to specialist production), including the following:

  • a position based in a franchise or factory;
  • a position that:
    • involves full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location; or
    • predominantly involves the use of pre prepared food product from another location.

18: The position relates to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.

19: The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.

20: Includes:

  • the position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000; and
  • if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

21: The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.

22: Includes:

  • the position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees; and
  • if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

23: The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD90,000.

24: A current health workforce certificate for the position and the occupation has not been presented to the Department.

25: The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD120,000.

26: The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD80,000.