Updated on 1st August 2019
Visa 482

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

Item Occupation ANZSCO Applicable circumstances
1 flower grower 121212 9
2 grape grower 121215 9
3 vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ) 121221 9
4 apiarist 121311 9
5 poultry farmer 121321 9
6 sales and marketing manager 131112 3, 11, 20
7 advertising manager 131113
8 corporate services manager 132111 4, 20, 22
9 finance manager 132211
10 human resource manager 132311
11 research and development manager 132511
12 manufacturer 133411
13 production manager (forestry) 133511
14 production manager (manufacturing) 133512
15 production manager (mining) 133513
16 supply and distribution manager 133611 3, 11, 20
17 health and welfare services managers (nec) 134299
18 school principal 134311
19 education managers (nec) 134499
20 ICT project manager 135112
21 ICT managers (nec) 135199
22 laboratory manager 139913
23 quality assurance manager 139914
24 specialist managers (nec) except: 139999
(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
25 cafe or restaurant manager 141111 8
26 hotel or motel manager 141311 9
27 accommodation and hospitality managers (nec) 141999
28 customer service manager 149212 2, 11, 19
29 conference and event organiser 149311 2, 19
30 transport company manager 149413 9, 19, 21
31 facilities manager 149913 14
32 music professionals (nec) 211299
33 photographer 211311
34 book or script editor 212212
35 director (film, television, radio or stage) 212312
36 film and video editor 212314
37 program director (television or radio) 212315
38 stage manager 212316
39 technical director 212317
40 video producer 212318
41 copywriter 212411
42 newspaper or periodical editor 212412
43 print journalist 212413
44 technical writer 212415
45 television journalist 212416
46 journalists and other writers (nec) 212499
47 company secretary 221211
48 commodities trader 222111
49 finance broker 222112
50 insurance broker 222113
51 financial brokers (nec) 222199
52 financial market dealer 222211
53 stockbroking dealer 222213
54 financial dealers (nec) 222299
55 financial investment adviser 222311
56 financial investment manager 222312
57 recruitment consultant 223112 19, 21, 26
58 ICT trainer 223211
59 mathematician 224112
60 gallery or museum curator 224212
61 health information manager 224213
62 records manager 224214
63 librarian 224611
64 organisation and methods analyst 224712
65 patents examiner 224914
66 information and organisation professionals (nec) 224999
67 advertising specialist 225111
68 marketing specialist 225113 2, 11, 19
69 ICT account manager 225211
70 ICT business development manager 225212
71 ICT sales representative 225213
72 public relations professional 225311
73 technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives 225499 2, 15
74 fashion designer 232311
75 industrial designer 232312
76 jewellery designer 232313
77 graphic designer 232411
78 illustrator 232412
79 web designer 232414
80 interior designer 232511
81 urban and regional planner 232611
82 geologist 234411
83 primary school teacher 241213
84 middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ) 241311
85 education adviser 249111
86 art teacher (private tuition) 249211
87 dance teacher (private tuition) 249212
88 music teacher (private tuition) 249214
89 private tutors and teachers (nec) 249299
90 teacher of English to speakers of other languages 249311
91 dietitian 251111
92 nutritionist 251112
93 occupational health and safety adviser 251312
94 orthoptist 251412
95 hospital pharmacist 251511
96 industrial pharmacist 251512
97 retail pharmacist 251513
98 health promotion officer 251911
99 health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec) 251999
100 acupuncturist 252211
101 naturopath 252213
102 traditional Chinese medicine practitioner 252214
103 complementary health therapists (nec) 252299
104 dental specialist 252311
105 resident medical officer 253112 24
106 nurse educator 254211
107 nurse researcher 254212
108 nurse manager 254311
109 web developer 261212
110 software tester 261314
111 database administrator 262111
112 systems administrator 262113
113 network administrator 263112
114 network analyst 263113
115 ICT quality assurance engineer 263211
116 ICT support engineer 263212
117 ICT systems test engineer 263213
118 ICT support and test engineers (nec) 263299
119 judicial and other legal professionals (nec) 271299
120 careers counsellor 272111
121 drug and alcohol counsellor 272112
122 family and marriage counsellor 272113
123 rehabilitation counsellor 272114
124 student counsellor 272115
125 counsellors (nec) 272199
126 psychotherapist 272314
127 interpreter 272412
128 social professionals (nec) 272499
129 recreation officer 272612
130 welfare worker 272613
131 anaesthetic technician 311211
132 cardiac technician 311212
133 medical laboratory technician 311213
134 pharmacy technician 311215
135 medical technicians (nec) 311299
136 meat inspector 311312
137 primary products inspectors (nec) 311399
138 chemistry technician 311411
139 earth science technician 311412
140 life science technician 311413
141 science technicians (nec) 311499
142 architectural draftsperson 312111
143 building inspector 312113
144 architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec) 312199
145 mechanical engineering technician 312512 16
146 metallurgical or materials technician 312912
147 mine deputy 312913
148 hardware technician 313111
149 ICT customer support officer 313112
150 web administrator 313113
151 ICT support technicians (nec) 313199
152 farrier 322113
153 aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) 323111
154 aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) 323112
155 aircraft maintenance engineer (structures) 323113
156 metal fitters and machinists (nec) 323299
157 precision instrument maker and repairer 323314
158 toolmaker 323412
159 vehicle body builder 324211
160 vehicle trimmer 324212
161 roof tiler 333311
162 business machine mechanic 342311
163 cabler (data and telecommunications) 342411
164 telecommunications linesworker 342413
165 baker 351111 17
166 pastrycook 351112 17
167 butcher or smallgoods maker 351211
168 cook 351411 7, 8
169 dog handler or trainer 361111
170 animal attendants and trainers (nec) 361199 18
171 veterinary nurse 361311
172 florist 362111
173 gardener (general) 362211
174 arborist 362212
175 landscape gardener 362213
176 greenkeeper 362311
177 hairdresser 391111
178 print finisher 392111
179 printing machinist 392311
180 dressmaker or tailor 393213
181 upholsterer 393311
182 furniture finisher 394211
183 wood machinist 394213
184 wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec) 394299
185 power generation plant operator 399213
186 jeweller 399411
187 camera operator (film, television or video) 399512
188 make up artist 399514
189 sound technician 399516
190 performing arts technicians (nec) 399599
191 signwriter 399611
192 ambulance officer 411111
193 intensive care ambulance paramedic 411112
194 dental technician 411213
195 diversional therapist 411311
196 enrolled nurse 411411
197 massage therapist 411611 12
198 community worker 411711
199 disabilities services officer 411712
200 family support worker 411713
201 residential care officer 411715
202 youth worker 411716
203 diving instructor (open water) 452311
204 gymnastics coach or instructor 452312
205 horse riding coach or instructor 452313
206 snowsport instructor 452314
207 swimming coach or instructor 452315
208 other sports coach or instructor 452317
209 sports development officer 452321
210 sportspersons (nec) 452499
211 contract administrator 511111
212 program or project administrator 511112
213 insurance loss adjuster 599612
214 insurance agent 611211
215 retail buyer 639211 11

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

Item Occupation ANZSCO Applicable circumstances
1 chief executive or managing director 111111 5
2 corporate general manager 111211 5
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 6, 19, 21
18 management accountant 221112 6, 19, 21
19 taxation accountant 221113 6, 19, 21
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 19, 21, 23
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 24
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 24
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 7, 8
211 horse trainer 361112
212 cabinetmaker 394111
213 boat builder and repairer 399111
214 shipwright 399112
215 tennis coach 452316
216 footballer 452411 25

Regional Occupation List

Item Occupation ANZSCO Applicable circumstances
1 aquaculture farmer 121111 9, 10
2 cotton grower 121211 9, 10
3 fruit or nut grower 121213 9, 10
4 grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ) 121214 9, 10
5 mixed crop farmer 121216 9, 10
6 sugar cane grower 121217 9, 10
7 crop farmers (nec) 121299 9, 10
8 beef cattle farmer 121312 9, 10
9 dairy cattle farmer 121313 9, 10
10 deer farmer 121314 9, 10
11 goat farmer 121315 9, 10
12 horse breeder 121316 9, 10
13 mixed livestock farmer 121317 9, 10
14 pig farmer 121318 9, 10
15 sheep farmer 121322 9, 10
16 livestock farmers (nec) 121399 9, 10
17 mixed crop and livestock farmer 121411 9, 10
18 public relations manager 131114 10, 23
19 policy and planning manager 132411 10, 23
20 project builder 133112 10
21 procurement manager 133612 2, 10
22 medical administrator 134211 10
23 regional education manager 134412 10
24 sports administrator 139915 10, 23
25 caravan park and camping ground manager 141211 10
26 post office manager 142115 10
27 amusement centre manager 149111 10
28 fitness centre manager 149112 10
29 sports centre manager 149113 10
30 cinema or theatre manager 149912 10
31 financial institution branch manager 149914 10, 23
32 human resource adviser 223111 2, 6, 10
33 workplace relations adviser 223113 9, 10
34 policy analyst 224412 10
35 liaison officer 224912 2, 9, 10
36 market research analyst 225112 2, 10
37 aeroplane pilot 231111 10
38 flying instructor 231113 10
39 helicopter pilot 231114 10
40 ship’s master 231213 10, 25
41 multimedia designer 232413 2, 10
42 wine maker 234213 10
43 conservation officer 234311 10
44 exercise physiologist 234915 10
45 vocational education teacher 242211 10
46 environmental health officer 251311 10
47 dentist 252312 10
48 anaesthetist 253211 10
49 intellectual property lawyer 271214 10
50 translator 272413 10
51 community arts worker 272611 10
52 agricultural technician 311111 10
53 operating theatre technician 311214 10
54 pathology collector 311216 10
55 construction estimator 312114 10
56 surveying or spatial science technician 312116 10
57 mechanical engineering draftsperson 312511 10
58 safety inspector 312611 10
59 maintenance planner 312911 10
60 building and engineering technicians (nec) 312999 10, 23
61 vehicle painter 324311 10
62 floor finisher 332111 10
63 electrical linesworker 342211 10, 23
64 zookeeper 361114 10
65 nurseryperson 362411 10
66 gas or petroleum operator 399212 10, 25
67 dental hygienist 411211 10
68 dental therapist 411214 10
69 emergency service worker 441211 10
70 driving instructor 451211 10
71 funeral workers (nec) 451399 10
72 flight attendant 451711 10
73 first aid trainer 451815 10
74 jockey 452413 10
75 clinical coder 599915 10
76 property manager 612112 2, 10
77 real estate representative 612115 2, 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.