5 Feb 2014
AWPA has flagged a number of occupations which were borderline in terms of their inclusion on the SOL. These occupations may be removed in future years subject to monitoring of the labour market, education and migration data and evidence from stakeholders in relation to future oversupply issues, migration outcomes and areas of specific need.
Below is the list of flagged occupations, currently included on the SOL, that are being monitored for significant changes in labour market conditions:

Which occupations are likely to be removed?

The AWPA has flagged a number of occupations which were borderline in terms of their inclusion on the SOL. The occupations are as following:

221111 Accountant (General)(a)
221112 Management Accountant(a)
221113 Taxation Accountant(a)
224111 Actuary
224511 Land Economist
224512 Valuer
232212 Surveyor
232213 Cartographer
232214 Other Spatial Scientist
233111 Chemical Engineer
233211 Civil Engineer
233212 Geotechnical Engineer
233213 Quantity Surveyor
233214 Structural Engineer
233215 Transport Engineer
233411 Electronics Engineer
233511 Industrial Engineer
233512 Mechanical Engineer
233513 Production or Plant Engineer
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233912 Agricultural Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
233914 Engineering Technologist
233915 Environmental Engineer
233916 Naval Architect
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist
234711 Veterinarian
252312 Dentist
252712 Speech Pathologist(b)
261111 ICT Business Analyst
261112 Systems Analyst
261311 Analyst Programmer
261312 Developer Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
321111 Automotive Electrician
321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic
321213 Motorcycle Mechanic
321214 Small Engine Mechanic
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
331112 Stonemason
331211 Carpenter and Joiner
331212 Carpenter
331213 Joiner
332211 Painting Trades Workers
333111 Glazier
333211 Fibrous Plasterer
333212 Solid Plasterer
399111 Boat Builder and Repairer
399112 Shipwright
411211 Dental Hygienist
411212 Dental Prosthetist
411213 Dental Technician
411214 Dental Therapist

(a) Professional Accountants only
(b) Latest revision released after AWPA provided advice to DIAC has changed the title of 252712 Speech Pathologist to 252712 Speech Professionals.