Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

Current as at 18 August 2018

Occupation

ANZSCO Code

Nomination Caveat (if applicable)

Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec

141999

Nil

Acupuncturist

252211

Nil

Advertising Manager

131113

Nil

Advertising Specialist

225111

Nil

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

323111

Nil

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

323112

Nil

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

323113

Nil

Ambulance Officer

411111

Nil

Anaesthetic Technician

311211

Nil

Anaesthetist

253211

Nil

Animal Attendants and Trainers nec

361199

Excludes positions that relate to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.

Apiarist

121311

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Aquaculture Farmer

121111

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Arborist

362212

Nil

Architectural Draftsperson

312111

Nil

Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec

312199

Nil

Art Teacher (Private Tuition)

249211

Nil

Artistic Director

212111

Nil

Arts Administrator or Manager

139911

Nil

Baker

351111

Excludes positions that relate to mass or standardised production (as opposed to specialist production), including any of the below positions which:

  1. are based in a franchise or factory
  2. involve full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location
  3. predominantly involve the use of pre-prepared food product from another location.

Beef Cattle Farmer

121312

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Book or Script Editor

212212

Nil

Building Inspector

312113

Nil

Business Machine Mechanic

342311

Nil

Butcher or Smallgoods Maker

351211

Nil

Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)

342411

Nil

Cafe or Restaurant Manager

141111

Excludes positions in a limited service restaurant. A limited service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. fast food or takeaway food services
  2. fast casual restaurants
  3. drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  4. limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  5. limited service pizza restaurants.

Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)

399512

Nil

Cardiac Technician

311212

Nil

Careers Counsellor

272111

Nil

Chemical Plant Operator

399211

Nil

Chemistry Technician

311411

Nil

Commodities Trader

222111

Nil

Community Worker

411711

Nil

Company Secretary

221211

Nil

Complementary Health Therapists nec

252299

Nil

Conference and Event Organiser

149311

  • Excludes positions which have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.
  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M.

Contract Administrator

511111

Nil

Cook

351411

  • Excludes positions involved in mass production in a factory setting.
  • Excludes positions in a limited service restaurant. A limited service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following:
  1. fast food or takeaway food services
  2. fast casual restaurants
  3. drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  4. limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  5. limited service pizza restaurants.

Copywriter

212411

Nil

Corporate Services Manager

132111

Nil

Cotton Grower

121211

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Counsellors nec

272199

Nil

Crop Farmers nec

121299

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Customer Service Manager

149212

  • Excludes positions which have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.
  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M.
  • Excludes any positions that:
  1. are based in a front-line retail setting
  2. predominantly involve direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

Dairy Cattle Farmer

121313

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)

249212

Nil

Dancer or Choreographer

211112

Nil

Database Administrator

262111

Nil

Dental Specialist

252311

Nil

Dental Technician

411213

Nil

Dentist

252312

Nil

Dietitian

251111

Nil

Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

212312

Nil

Disabilities Services Officer

411712

Nil

Diversional Therapist

411311

Nil

Diving Instructor (Open Water)

452311

Nil

Dog Handler or Trainer

361111

Nil

Dressmaker or Tailor

393213

Nil

Drug and Alcohol Counsellor

272112

Nil

Earth Science Technician

311412

Nil

Education Adviser

249111

Nil

Education Managers nec

134499

Nil

Enrolled Nurse

411411

Nil

Facilities Manager

149913

Excludes any positions that:

  1. are not located in a commercial building or shopping centre environment
  2. predominantly involve managing the provision of only one particular service to a facility or managing one particular relationship. Example: Managing the cleaning contract for a facility but not other contracts relevant to the facility.

Family and Marriage Counsellor

272113

Nil

Family Support Worker

411713

Nil

Farrier

322113

Nil

Fashion Designer

232311

Nil

Film and Video Editor

212314

Nil

Finance Broker

222112

Nil

Finance Manager

132211

Nil

Financial Brokers nec

222199

Nil

Financial Dealers nec

222299

Nil

Financial Investment Adviser

222311

Nil

Financial Investment Manager

222312

Nil

Financial Market Dealer

222211

Nil

Florist

362111

Nil

Flower Grower

121212

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Footballer

452411

Nil

Fruit or Nut Grower

121213

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Furniture Finisher

394211

Nil

Gallery or Museum Curator

224212

Nil

Gardener (General)

362211

Nil

Geologist

234411

Nil

Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower

121214

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Grape Grower

121215

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Graphic Designer

232411

Nil

Greenkeeper

362311

Nil

Gymnastics Coach or Instructor

452312

Nil

Hairdresser

391111

Nil

Hardware Technician

313111

Nil

Health and Welfare Services Managers nec

134299

Nil

Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec

251999

Nil

Health Information Manager

224213

Nil

Health Promotion Officer

251911

Nil

Horse Riding Coach or Instructor

452313

Nil

Horse Trainer

361112

Nil

Hospital Pharmacist

251511

Nil

Hotel or Motel Manager

141311

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Human Resource Manager

132311

Nil

ICT Account Manager

225211

Nil

ICT Business Development Manager

225212

Nil

ICT Customer Support Officer

313112

Nil

ICT Managers nec

135199

Nil

ICT Project Manager

135112

Nil

ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

263211

Nil

ICT Sales Representative

225213

Nil

ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

263299

Nil

ICT Support Engineer

263212

Nil

ICT Support Technicians nec

313199

Nil

ICT Systems Test Engineer

263213

Nil

ICT Trainer

223211

Nil

Illustrator

232412

Nil

Industrial Engineer

233511

Nil

Industrial Pharmacist

251512

Nil

Information and Organisation Professionals nec

224999

Nil

Insurance Agent

611211

Nil

Insurance Broker

222113

Nil

Insurance Loss Adjuster

599612

Nil

Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic

411112

Nil

Interior Designer

232511

Nil

Interpreter

272412

Nil

Jeweller

399411

Nil

Jewellery Designer

232313

Nil

Journalists and Other Writers nec

212499

Nil

Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec

271299

Nil

Laboratory Manager

139913

Nil

Landscape Gardener

362213

Nil

Librarian

224611

Nil

Library Technician

399312

Nil

Lift Mechanic

341113

Nil

Livestock Farmers nec

121399

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Make Up Artist

399514

Nil

Manufacturer

133411

Nil

Marketing Specialist

225113

  1. Excludes positions which have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.
  2. Excludes positions that are in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M
  3. Excludes any positions that:
  • are based in a front-line retail setting
  • predominantly involve direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

Massage Therapist

411611

Excludes any positions that:

  1. are not full-time
  2. are not based in a therapeutic setting
  3. involve the provision of non-medical relaxation massage or
  4. are in a retail setting.

Mathematician

224112

Nil

Meat Inspector

311312

Nil

Mechanical Engineering Technician

312512

Excludes positions that relate to mobile phone repairs.

Medical Laboratory Technician

311213

Nil

Medical Technicians nec

311299

Nil

Metal Fitters and Machinists nec

323299

Nil

Metallurgical or Materials Technician

312912

Nil

Middle School Teacher

241311

Nil

Mine Deputy

312913

Nil

Minister of Religion

272211

Nil

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

121411

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Mixed Crop Farmer

121216

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Mixed Livestock Farmer

121317

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Music Director

211212

Nil

Music Professionals nec

211299

Nil

Music Teacher (Private Tuition)

249214

Nil

Naturopath

252213

Nil

Network Administrator

263112

Nil

Network Analyst

263113

Nil

Newspaper or Periodical Editor

212412

Nil

Nurse Educator

254211

Nil

Nurse Manager

254311

Nil

Nurse Researcher

254212

Nil

Nutritionist

251112

Nil

Occupational Health and Safety Adviser

251312

Nil

Organisation and Methods Analyst

224712

Nil

Orthoptist

251412

Nil

Other Sports Coach or Instructor

452317

Nil

Pastrycook

351112

Excludes positions that relate to mass or standardised production (as opposed to specialist production), including any of the below positions which:

  1. are based in a franchise or factory
  2. involve full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location
  3. predominantly involve the use of pre-prepared food product from another location.

Patents Examiner

224914

Nil

Performing Arts Technicians nec

399599

Nil

Pharmacy Technician

311215

Nil

Photographer

211311

Nil

Pig Farmer

121318

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Poultry Farmer

121321

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Power Generation Plant Operator

399213

Nil

Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer

323314

Nil

Primary Products Inspectors nec

311399

Nil

Primary School Teacher

241213

Nil

Print Finisher

392111

Nil

Print Journalist

212413

Nil

Printing Machinist

392311

Nil

Private Tutors and Teachers nec

249299

Nil

Production Manager (Forestry)

133511

Nil

Production Manager (Manufacturing)

133512

Nil

Production Manager (Mining)

133513

Nil

Program Director (Television or Radio)

212315

Nil

Program or Project Administrator

511112

Nil

Psychotherapist

272314

Nil

Public Relations Professional

225311

Nil

Quality Assurance Manager

139914

Nil

Records Manager

224214

Nil

Recreation Officer

272612

Nil

Recruitment Consultant

223112

  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M.
  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has fewer than five employees.
  • Excludes positions that have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD90,000.

Rehabilitation Counsellor

272114

Nil

Research and Development Manager

132511

Nil

Resident Medical Officer

253112

Nil

Residential Care Officer

411715

Nil

Retail Buyer

639211

Excludes any positions that:

  1. are based in a front-line retail setting
  2. predominantly involve direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

Retail Pharmacist

251513

Nil

Roof Tiler

333311

Nil

Sales and Marketing Manager

131112

  • Excludes positions that:
  1. have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000 and
  2. if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra-corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.
  • Excludes any positions that:
  1. are based in a front-line retail setting
  2. predominantly involve direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.
  • Excludes positions that:
  1. are in a business which has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M and
  2. if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra-corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

School Principal

134311

Nil

Science Technicians nec

311499

Nil

Sheep Farmer

121322

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Signwriter

399611

Nil

Snowsport Instructor

452314

Nil

Social Professionals nec

272499

Nil

Software Tester

261314

Nil

Sound Technician

399516

Nil

Specialist Managers nec

139999

Nil

Sports Development Officer

452321

Nil

Sportspersons nec

452499

Nil

Stage Manager

212316

Nil

Stockbroking Dealer

222213

Nil

Student Counsellor

272115

Nil

Sugar Cane Grower

121217

Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:

  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Supply and Distribution Manager

133611

  • Excludes positions that:
  1. have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000 and
  2. if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra-corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.
  • Excludes any positions that:
  1. are based in a front-line retail setting
  2. predominantly involve direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.
  • Excludes positions that:
  1. are in a business which has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M and
  2. if the person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra-corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

Swimming Coach or Instructor

452315

Nil

Systems Administrator

262113

Nil

Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

249311

Nil

Technical Director

212317

Nil

Technical Sales Representatives nec

225499

  • Excludes positions which have nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.
  • Excludes any positions that:
  1. are based in a front-line retail setting
  2. are based in a call centre and do not require a significant technical knowledge of products
  3. predominantly involves selling educational courses to individual students.

Technical Writer

212415

Nil

Telecommunications Linesworker

342413

Nil

Television Journalist

212416

Nil

Tennis Coach

452316

Nil

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

323215

Nil

Toolmaker

323412

Nil

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

252214

Nil

Transport Company Manager

149413

  • Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:
  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.
  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1M.
  • Excludes positions that are in a business that has fewer than five employees.

Upholsterer

393311

Nil

Urban and Regional Planner

232611

Nil

Vegetable Grower

121221

  • Excludes positions that predominantly involve responsibility for low-skilled tasks, for example:
  1. Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
  2. Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
  3. Truck driving.

Vehicle Body Builder

324211

Nil

Vehicle Trimmer

324212

Nil

Veterinary Nurse

361311

Nil

Video Producer

212318

Nil

Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec

211499

Nil

Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

323316

Nil

Web Administrator

313113

Nil

Web Designer

232414

Nil

Web Developer

261212

Nil

Welfare Worker

272613

Nil

Wood Machinist

394213

Nil

Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec

394299

Nil

Youth Worker

411716

Nil

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