The Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) contains 242 occupations. This list has been extracted from legislative instrument IMMI 18/051.


This list is relevant to persons who:

  • Are nominated by a State or Territory government agency and are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled nominated) visa or Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional (Provisional) (State or Territory government agency nominated)) visa
ANZSCO Code Description Assessing Authority Skill Level
121111 Aquaculture Farmer VETASSESS 1
121211 Cotton Grower VETASSESS 1
121212 Flower Grower VETASSESS 1
121213 Fruit or Nut Grower VETASSESS 1
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower VETASSESS 1
121215 Grape Grower VETASSESS 1
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer VETASSESS 1
121217 Sugar Cane Grower VETASSESS 1
121221 Vegetable Grower VETASSESS 1
121299 Crop Farmers nec VETASSESS 1
121311 Apiarist VETASSESS 1
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer VETASSESS 1
121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer VETASSESS 1
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer VETASSESS 1
121318 Pig Farmer VETASSESS 1
121321 Poultry Farmer VETASSESS 1
121322 Sheep Farmer VETASSESS 1
121399 Livestock Farmers nec VETASSESS 1
121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer VETASSESS 1
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager AIM 1
131113 Advertising Manager AIM 1
132111 Corporate Services Manager VETASSESS 1
132211 Finance Manager CPAA/CA/IPA 1
132311 Human Resource Manager AIM 1
132511 Research and Development Manager VETASSESS 1
133411 Manufacturer VETASSESS 1
133511 Production Manager (Forestry) VETASSESS 1
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) VETASSESS 1
133513 Production Manager (Mining) VETASSESS 1
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager AIM 1
134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec VETASSESS 1
134311 School Principal VETASSESS 1
134499 Education Managers nec VETASSESS 1
135112 ICT Project Manager ACS 1
135199 ICT Managers nec ACS 1
139911 Arts Administrator or Manager VETASSESS 1
139913 Laboratory Manager VETASSESS 1
139914 Quality Assurance Manager VETASSESS 1
139999 Specialist Managers nec VETASSESS 1
141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager VETASSESS 2
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager VETASSESS 2
141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec VETASSESS 2
149212 Customer Service Manager VETASSESS 2
149311 Conference and Event Organiser VETASSESS 2
149413 Transport Company Manager VETASSESS 2
149913 Facilities Manager VETASSESS 2
211112 Dancer or Choreographer VETASSESS 1
211212 Music Director VETASSESS 1
211299 Music Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
211311 Photographer VETASSESS 1
211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
212111 Artistic Director VETASSESS 1
212212 Book or Script Editor VETASSESS 1
212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) VETASSESS 1
212314 Film and Video Editor VETASSESS 1
212315 Program Director (Television or Radio) VETASSESS 1
212316 Stage Manager VETASSESS 1
212317 Technical Director VETASSESS 1
212318 Video Producer VETASSESS 1
212411 Copywriter VETASSESS 1
212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor VETASSESS 1
212413 Print Journalist VETASSESS 1
212415 Technical Writer VETASSESS 1
212416 Television Journalist VETASSESS 1
212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec VETASSESS 1
221211 Company Secretary VETASSESS 1
222111 Commodities Trader VETASSESS 2
222112 Finance Broker VETASSESS 2
222113 Insurance Broker VETASSESS 2
222199 Financial Brokers nec VETASSESS 2
222211 Financial Market Dealer VETASSESS 1
222213 Stockbroking Dealer VETASSESS 1
222299 Financial Dealers nec VETASSESS 1
222311 Financial Investment Adviser VETASSESS 1
222312 Financial Investment Manager VETASSESS 1
223112 Recruitment Consultant VETASSESS 1
223211 ICT Trainer ACS 1
224112 Mathematician VETASSESS 1
224212 Gallery or Museum Curator VETASSESS 1
224213 Health Information Manager VETASSESS 1
224214 Records Manager VETASSESS 1
224611 Librarian VETASSESS 1
224712 Organisation and Methods Analyst VETASSESS 1
224914 Patents Examiner VETASSESS 1
224999 Information and Organisation Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
225111 Advertising Specialist VETASSESS 1
225113 Marketing Specialist VETASSESS 1
225211 ICT Account Manager VETASSESS 1
225212 ICT Business Development Manager VETASSESS 1
225213 ICT Sales Representative VETASSESS 1
225311 Public Relations Professional VETASSESS 1
225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec VETASSESS 1
232311 Fashion Designer VETASSESS 1
232312 Industrial Designer VETASSESS 1
232313 Jewellery Designer VETASSESS 1
232411 Graphic Designer VETASSESS 1
232412 Illustrator VETASSESS 1
232414 Web Designer VETASSESS 1
232511 Interior Designer VETASSESS 1
232611 Urban and Regional Planner VETASSESS 1
234411 Geologist VETASSESS 1
241213 Primary School Teacher AITSL 1
241311 Middle School Teacher AITSL 1
249111 Education Adviser VETASSESS 1
249211 Art Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249212 Dance Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249214 Music Teacher (Private Tuition) VETASSESS 1
249299 Private Tutors and Teachers nec VETASSESS 1
249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages VETASSESS 1
251111 Dietitian DAA 1
251112 Nutritionist VETASSESS 1
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser VETASSESS 1
251412 Orthoptist VETASSESS 1
251511 Hospital Pharmacist APharmC 1
251512 Industrial Pharmacist VETASSESS 1
251513 Retail Pharmacist ApharmC 1
251911 Health Promotion Officer VETASSESS 1
251999 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
252211 Acupuncturist CMBA 1
252213 Naturopath VETASSESS 1
252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner CMBA 1
252299 Complementary Health Therapists nec VETASSESS 1
252311 Dental Specialist ADC 1
252312 Dentist ADC 1
253112 Resident Medical Officer MedBA 1
253211 Anaesthetist MedBA 1
254211 Nurse Educator ANMAC 1
254212 Nurse Researcher ANMAC 1
254311 Nurse Manager ANMAC 1
261212 Web Developer ACS 1
261314 Software Tester ACS 1
262111 Database Administrator ACS 1
262113 Systems Administrator ACS 1
263112 Network Administrator ACS 1
263113 Network Analyst ACS 1
263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer ACS 1
263212 ICT Support Engineer ACS 1
263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer ACS 1
263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec ACS 1
271299 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
272111 Careers Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272115 Student Counsellor VETASSESS 1
272199 Counsellors nec VETASSESS 1
272314 Psychotherapist VETASSESS 1
272412 Interpreter NAATI 1
272499 Social Professionals nec VETASSESS 1
272612 Recreation Officer VETASSESS 1
272613 Welfare Worker ACWA 1
311211 Anaesthetic Technician VETASSESS 2
311212 Cardiac Technician VETASSESS 2
311213 Medical Laboratory Technician AIMS 2
311215 Pharmacy Technician VETASSESS 2
311299 Medical Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
311312 Meat Inspector VETASSESS 2
311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec VETASSESS 2
311411 Chemistry Technician VETASSESS 2
311412 Earth Science Technician VETASSESS 2
311413 Life Science Technician VETASSESS 2
311499 Science Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
312111 Architectural Draftsperson VETASSESS 2
312113 Building Inspector VETASSESS 2
312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec VETASSESS 2
312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician TRA 2
312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician VETASSESS 2
312913 Mine Deputy VETASSESS 2
313111 Hardware Technician TRA 2
313112 ICT Customer Support Officer TRA 2
313113 Web Administrator ACS 2
313199 ICT Support Technicians nec TRA 2
322113 Farrier TRA 3
323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) TRA 3
323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) TRA 3
323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures) TRA 3
323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic TRA 3
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec TRA 3
323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer TRA 3
323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer TRA 3
323412 Toolmaker TRA 3
324211 Vehicle Body Builder TRA 3
324212 Vehicle Trimmer TRA 3
333311 Roof Tiler TRA 3
342311 Business Machine Mechanic TRA 3
342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications) TRA 3
342413 Telecommunications Linesworker TRA 3
351111 Baker TRA 3
351112 Pastrycook TRA 3
351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker TRA 3
351411 Cook TRA 3
361111 Dog Handler or Trainer VETASSESS 3
361199 Animal Attendants and Trainers nec VETASSESS 3
361311 Veterinary Nurse VETASSESS 3
362111 Florist TRA 3
362211 Gardener (General) TRA 3
362212 Arborist TRA 3
362213 Landscape Gardener TRA 3
362311 Greenkeeper TRA 3
391111 Hairdresser TRA 3
392111 Print Finisher TRA 3
392311 Printing Machinist TRA 3
393213 Dressmaker or Tailor TRA 3
393311 Upholsterer TRA 3
394211 Furniture Finisher TRA 3
394213 Wood Machinist TRA 3
394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec TRA 3
399211 Chemical Plant Operator TRA 3
399213 Power Generation Plant Operator TRA 3
399312 Library Technician VETASSESS 2
399411 Jeweller TRA 3
399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) TRA 3
399514 Make Up Artist TRA 3
399516 Sound Technician TRA 3
399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec VETASSESS 3
399611 Signwriter TRA 3
411111 Ambulance Officer VETASSESS 2
411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic VETASSESS 2
411213 Dental Technician TRA 2
411311 Diversional Therapist VETASSESS 3
411411 Enrolled Nurse ANMAC 2
411611 Massage Therapist VETASSESS 2
411711 Community Worker ACWA 2
411712 Disabilities Services Officer VETASSESS 2
411713 Family Support Worker VETASSESS 2
411715 Residential Care Officer VETASSESS 2
411716 Youth Worker ACWA 2
452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water) VETASSESS 3
452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452314 Snowsport Instructor VETASSESS 3
452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452316 Tennis Coach VETASSESS 3
452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor VETASSESS 3
452321 Sports Development Officer VETASSESS 2
452411 Footballer VETASSESS 3
452499 Sportspersons nec VETASSESS 3
511111 Contract Administrator VETASSESS 2
511112 Program or Project Administrator VETASSESS 2
599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster VETASSESS 3
611211 Insurance Agent VETASSESS 3
639211 Retail Buyer VETASSESS 3