Subclass 187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme

Who is the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa Subclass 187 for?

Similar to the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS), the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) allows Australian employers to nominate international workers for permanent skilled positions in their business which cannot be filled as a result of Australian labour shortage. The difference between the two visas is that the RSMS is designed for employers, and thus employees, in regional or low population growth areas of Australia.

 

With three streams to choose from, the RSMS meets all applicant circumstances. Whichever stream applicants apply under, a two-step process is involved – nomination by an approved Australian employer and a visa application under the nomination stream.

 

What are the three streams of a 187 visa?

The three streams in which an applicant can apply for are the same as those in the ENS. These include the Temporary Residence Transition stream, the Direct Entry stream and the Agreement stream. Please see below for further details of each of these pathways

Temporary Residence Transition Stream

The Temporary Residence Transition stream is designed for holders of a 457 visa who wish to transition into permanent residency, provided their nominating employer wants to offer them a permanent position.

Direct Entry Stream

The second stream, the Direct Entry stream, is ideal for applicants who have been nominated by their employer under this stream and have never (or briefly) worked in Australia or are temporary residency who are not eligible for the Temporary Residence Transition stream.

Agreement Stream

If applicants are sponsored by an employer through a negotiated formal labour agreement, the Agreement stream is a direct pathway to permanent residency.

 

Am I Eligible for a 187 Visa?

To apply for any of the streams of the 187 visa, you must meet the following common criteria:

  • Within the six months prior to your application date, be nominated by an approved Australian employer in regional Australia
  • At the time of your application, you must demonstrate that you have the required skills and qualifications for your nominated position
  • Hold any mandatory registration, license or professional membership, and or be fully assessed as a suitable applicant by the relevant body
  • Have a competent level of English language skills unless you exempt;
  • Meet health and character requirements

 

Depending on which pathway you qualify for you will need to demonstrate that you meet additional eligibility requirements.

 

In regards to the Temporary Residence Transition stream applicants must be under the age of 50 (unless you’re exempt) and also hold a Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) and have worked in the same occupation for at least two out of the three years in the same occupation while on their 457 visa. Please note that if you are eligible for a 186 visa under this stream, it is not necessary for you to have your skills reassessed as you have already worked in Australia for your nominating employer for two years.

 

Applicants applying for a RSMS through the Direct Entry pathway you must be under the age of 45 (unless you’re exempt), have at least three years relevant work experience and have a positive skills assessment in your nominated eligible occupation unless you are exempt. It is also necessary for you to satisfy one of the following additional eligibility criteria:

  • Have been nominated for a position under this stream;
  • Have never, or briefly, worked in Australia;
  • Hold a 457 visa but are found to be ineligible for the Temporary; Residence stream; or
  • Apply directly from outside of Australia.

 

If applying under the Agreement stream, your employer must sponsor you through a labour agreement.

 

187 Visa Checklist

 

How Long Does it Take?

Once received, the Department of Immigration will then commence processing your application.

 

Temporary Residence Transition Pathway

The average global processing time is 75% of applications in 8 months.

Direct Entry Pathways

The average global processing time is currently 75% of applications processed in 14 months.

Agreement Stream

Due to the low volume of applications, the average processing time of your application is unviable.

 

Please note that the above global processing times for all three pathways are subject to change as assessment of eligibility occurs on a case-by-case basis and vary on the applicant’s circumstances.

 

It is understandable that there are circumstances that impact the processing time of your visa applications which are out of your control. These include the time for external agencies, namely health and police services, and the Government to conduct checks and provide supporting information.

 

While the above circumstances are unavoidable, there are some factors which will ensure you a faster processing time. These include:

  • Lodging a complete application, attached with all of the necessary supporting documents.
  • Being prompt in responding to any additional information the Department requests.

 

Fees & Costs

The cost of this visa is from $3,670 and is paid in two instalments – one when you first lodge your application and then an additional payment when the Department instructs you to. Please note this is only the flat rate and you may be asked to pay additional costs to cover requirements such as health assessments, police certificates and biometrics.

 

If you wish to add additional family members to your application, an extra fee will be imposed upon your visa application.

 

What Steps Should I Take to apply for a 187 Visa?

Unlike other Migration law firms, Results Migration makes the process of applying for visas straightforward. A two-step process is involved in applying for a 186 visa– nomination by an approved Australian employer and a visa application under the nomination stream. Our team of expert lawyers will work with both you and your employer every step of the way and has devised a step-by-step process to ensure your application is processed as fast as possible.

 

  1. Come in for a free consultation where our team of expert lawyers will assess and advise you on the Australian visa option that best suits your needs.

 

  1. At this stage, we will also gather and prepare all of the documentation as well as perform any additional checks that are required to lodge a visa application. This will include documents from your employer and also you as an applicant.

 

  1. We will then begin to prepare and then loge your application in a timely manner.

 

In the meantime, if you are an onshore applicant you will be granted a bridging visa until your current visa expires. This will entitle you the right to stay in Australia until the outcome of your 489 visa is decided.

 

  1. Finally we will notify you of the outcome. If granted, you will receive the rights listed below.

 

Entitlements of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Visa

The RSMS will grant you permanent residence in Australia. It will allow you and your eligible family members:

  • The right to stay in regional Australia indefinitely.
  • Work and study rights in regional Australia.
  • The opportunity to enrol in Medicare – Australia’s scheme for health-related care and expenses.
  • Apply for Australian citizenship once you become eligible.
  • Sponsor eligible relatives for permanent residence.
  • Travel to and from Australia for up to five years.

 

187 Visa FAQs

Who can nominate a skilled worker?

If you are nominating a skilled worker, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be actively and lawfully operate a business in Australia
  • Have a genuine need for a paid employee to fill a skilled position
  • Offer a skilled position in the applicant’s field that is full-time and ongoing for at least two years
  • Pay a market salary rate
  • Comply with Australian immigration and workplace relations laws
  • There is no adverse information known about your business or any person associated with your business.

 

If you do not have an employer who will nominate you, you can also submit an Expression of Interest through SkillSelect. This will then allow prospective employers and State and Territory governments to view your details and then decide to nominate you.

 

Can I include my family members on my application?

The ENS allows you to add your partner and your children, stepchildren or your partner’s children or stepchildren to your visa application. You will need to provide evidence of their relationship to you in your application and they must meet the relevant health and character requirements.

Where do I have to be when I apply for my visa?

You can either be in or outside of Australia when you apply for a 186 visa. If you are in Australia however, you must hold a substantive or bridging visa.

 

Are there any circumstances where the Department will waive the age condition?

There are circumstances where the Department will allow applicants over the age threshold to apply for this visa. These include if you:

  • are nominated as a senior academic (University Lecturer or Faculty Head) by a university in Australia
  • are nominated as a scientist, researcher or technical (scientific) specialist at ANZSCO skill level one or two by an Australian government scientific agency
  • are applying through the Direct Entry stream and you hold a Subclass 444 (New Zealand citizen) or Subclass 461 (New Zealand citizen’s family member) visa and you have been working for the employer who nominated you for at least two years in the last three years immediately before making the application
  • are applying through the Temporary Residence Transition stream, and you have been working for your nominating employer as the holder of a Subclass 457 visa for at least four years immediately before applying, and that employer paid you at least as much as the Fair Work High Income Threshold in each of the four years
  • are applying through the Agreement stream and the relevant labour agreement allows for a person who has turned 50 to be employed.

 

Are there any circumstances where the Department will waive the English language condition?

There are circumstances where you will not have to show that you have formal English language skills. These include:

  • If you hold a passport from New Zealand, USA, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland
  • You are applying through the Transition stream and you have completed at least five years of full-time study in a secondary or higher education institution and all of the tuition was delivered in English.

 

What areas are considered low population or regional Australian areas?

Broadly speaking regional Australia includes anywhere in Australia, excluding the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Wollongong and Melbourne.

 

What occupations are eligible for this visa?

 

OccupationANZSCO CodeSkill Level
Chief Executive or Managing Director1111111
Corporate General Manager1112111
Defence Force Senior Officer1112121
Local Government Legislator1113111
Member of Parliament1113121
Legislators nec1113991
Aquaculture Farmer1211111
Cotton Grower1212111
Flower Grower1212121
Fruit or Nut Grower1212131
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus)\Field Crop Grower (NZ)1212141
Grape Grower1212151
Mixed Crop Farmer1212161
Sugar Cane Grower1212171
Turf Grower1212181
Vegetable Grower (Aus) \ Market Gardener (NZ)1212211
Crop Farmers nec1212991
Apiarist1213111
Beef Cattle Farmer1213121
Dairy Cattle Farmer1213131
Deer Farmer1213141
Goat Farmer1213151
Horse Breeder1213161
Mixed Livestock Farmer1213171
Pig Farmer1213181
Poultry Farmer1213211
Sheep Farmer1213221
Livestock Farmers nec1213991
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer1214111
Sales and Marketing Manager1311121
Advertising Manager1311131
Public Relations Manager1311141
Corporate Services Manager1321111
Finance Manager1322111
Human Resource Manager1323111
Policy and Planning Manager1324111
Research and Development Manager1325111
Construction Project Manager1331111
Project Builder1331121
Engineering Manager1332111
Importer or Exporter1333111
Wholesaler1333121
Manufacturer1334111
Production Manager (Forestry)1335111
Production Manager (Manufacturing)1335121
Production Manager (Mining)1335131
Supply and Distribution Manager1336111
Procurement Manager1336121
Child Care Centre Manager1341111
Medical Administrator (Aus) \ Medical Superintendent (NZ)1342111
Nursing Clinical Director1342121
Primary Health Organisation Manager1342131
Welfare Centre Manager1342141
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec1342991
School Principal1343111
Faculty Head1344111
Regional Education Manager1344121
Education Managers nec1344991
Chief Information Officer1351111
ICT Project Manager1351121
ICT Managers nec1351991
Commissioned Defence Force Officer1391111
Commissioned Fire Officer1391121
Commissioned Police Officer1391131
Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member1392111
Arts Administrator or Manager1399111
Environmental Manager1399121
Laboratory Manager1399131
Quality Assurance Manager1399141
Sports Administrator1399151
Specialist Managers nec1399991
Cafe or Restaurant Manager1411112
Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager1412112
Hotel or Motel Manager1413112
Licensed Club Manager1414112
Bed and Breakfast Operator1419112
Retirement Village Manager1419122
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec1419992
Retail Manager (General)1421112
Antique Dealer1421122
Betting Agency Manager1421132
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager1421142
Post Office Manager1421152
Travel Agency Manager1421162
Amusement Centre Manager1491112
Fitness Centre Manager1491122
Sports Centre Manager1491132
Call or Contact Centre Manager1492112
Customer Service Manager1492122
Conference and Event Organiser1493112
Fleet Manager1494112
Railway Station Manager1494122
Transport Company Manager1494132
Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operator1499112
Cinema or Theatre Manager1499122
Facilities Manager1499132
Financial Institution Branch Manager1499142
Equipment Hire Manager1499152
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers nec1499992
Actor2111111
Dancer or Choreographer2111121
Entertainer or Variety Artist2111131
Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec2111991
Composer2112111
Music Director2112121
Musician (Instrumental)2112131
Singer2112141
Music Professionals nec2112991
Photographer2113111
Painter (Visual Arts)2114111
Potter or Ceramic Artist2114121
Sculptor2114131
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec2114991
Artistic Director2121111
Media Producer (excluding Video)2121121
Radio Presenter2121131
Television Presenter2121141
Author2122111
Book or Script Editor2122121
Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)2123111
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)2123121
Director of Photography2123131
Film and Video Editor2123141
Program Director (Television or Radio)2123151
Stage Manager2123161
Technical Director2123171
Video Producer2123181
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec2123991
Copywriter2124111
Newspaper or Periodical Editor2124121
Print Journalist2124131
Radio Journalist2124141
Technical Writer2124151
Television Journalist2124161
Journalists and Other Writers nec2124991
Accountant (General)2211111
Management Accountant2211121
Taxation Accountant2211131
Company Secretary2212111
Corporate Treasurer2212121
External Auditor2212131
Internal Auditor2212141
Commodities Trader2221112
Finance Broker2221122
Insurance Broker2221132
Financial Brokers nec2221992
Financial Market Dealer2222111
Futures Trader2222121
Stockbroking Dealer2222131
Financial Dealers nec2222991
Financial Investment Adviser2223111
Financial Investment Manager2223121
Human Resource Adviser2231111
Recruitment Consultant2231121
Workplace Relations Adviser2231131
ICT Trainer2232111
Training and Development Professional2233111
Actuary2241111
Mathematician2241121
Statistician2241131
Archivist2242111
Gallery or Museum Curator2242121
Health Information Manager2242131
Records Manager2242141
Economist2243111
Intelligence Officer2244111
Policy Analyst2244121
Land Economist2245111
Valuer2245121
Librarian2246111
Management Consultant2247111
Organisation and Methods Analyst2247121
Electorate Officer2249111
Liaison Officer2249121
Migration Agent (Aus) \ Immigration Consultant (NZ)2249131
Patents Examiner2249141
Information and Organisation Professionals nec2249991
Advertising Specialist2251111
Market Research Analyst2251121
Marketing Specialist2251131
ICT Account Manager2252111
ICT Business Development Manager2252121
ICT Sales Representative2252131
Public Relations Professional2253111
Sales Representative (Industrial Products)2254111
Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)2254121
Technical Sales Representatives nec2254991
Aeroplane Pilot2311111
Air Traffic Controller2311121
Flying Instructor2311131
Helicopter Pilot2311141
Air Transport Professionals nec2311991
Master Fisher2312111
Ship’s Engineer2312121
Ship’s Master2312131
Ship’s Officer2312141
Marine Surveyor2312151
Marine Transport Professionals nec2312991
Architect2321111
Landscape Architect2321121
Surveyor2322121
Cartographer2322131
Other Spatial Scientist2322141
Fashion Designer2323111
Industrial Designer2323121
Jewellery Designer2323131
Graphic Designer2324111
Illustrator2324121
Multimedia Designer2324131
Web Designer2324141
Interior Designer2325111
Urban and Regional Planner2326111
Chemical Engineer2331111
Materials Engineer2331121
Civil Engineer2332111
Geotechnical Engineer2332121
Quantity Surveyor2332131
Structural Engineer2332141
Transport Engineer2332151
Electrical Engineer2333111
Electronics Engineer2334111
Industrial Engineer2335111
Mechanical Engineer2335121
Production or Plant Engineer2335131
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)2336111
Petroleum Engineer2336121
Aeronautical Engineer2339111
Agricultural Engineer2339121
Biomedical Engineer2339131
Engineering Technologist2339141
Environmental Engineer2339151
Naval Architect (Aus) \ Marine Designer (NZ)2339161
Engineering Professionals nec2339991
Agricultural Consultant2341111
Agricultural Scientist2341121
Forester (Aus) \ Forest Scientist (NZ)2341131
Chemist2342111
Food Technologist2342121
Wine Maker2342131
Conservation Officer2343111
Environmental Consultant2343121
Environmental Research Scientist2343131
Park Ranger2343141
Environmental Scientists nec2343991
Geologist2344111
Geophysicist2344121
Hydrogeologist2344131
Life Scientist (General)2345111
Biochemist2345131
Biotechnologist2345141
Botanist2345151
Marine Biologist2345161
Microbiologist2345171
Zoologist2345181
Life Scientists nec2345991
Medical Laboratory Scientist2346111
Veterinarian2347111
Conservator2349111
Metallurgist2349121
Meteorologist2349131
Physicist2349141
Exercise Physiologist2349151
Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec2349991
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher2411111
Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)2411121
Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teacher)2412111
Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior Teacher)2412121
Primary School Teacher2412131
Middle School Teacher (Aus) \ Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)2413111
Secondary School Teacher2414111
Special Needs Teacher2415111
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired2415121
Teacher of the Sight Impaired2415131
Special Education Teachers nec2415991
University Lecturer2421111
University Tutor2421121
Vocational Education Teacher (Aus) \ Polytechnic Teacher (NZ)2422111
Education Adviser2491111
Education Reviewer2491121
Art Teacher (Private Tuition)2492111
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)2492121
Drama Teacher (Private Tuition)2492131
Music Teacher (Private Tuition)2492141
Private Tutors and Teachers nec2492991
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages2493111
Dietitian2511111
Nutritionist2511121
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer2512111
Medical Radiation Therapist2512121
Nuclear Medicine Technologist2512131
Sonographer2512141
Environmental Health Officer2513111
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser2513121
Optometrist2514111
Orthoptist2514121
Hospital Pharmacist2515111
Industrial Pharmacist2515121
Retail Pharmacist2515131
Health Promotion Officer2519111
Orthotist or Prosthetist2519121
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec2519991
Chiropractor2521111
Osteopath2521121
Acupuncturist2522111
Homoeopath2522121
Naturopath2522131
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner2522141
Traditional Maori Health Practitioner2522151
Complementary Health Therapists nec2522991
Dental Specialist2523111
Dentist2523121
Occupational Therapist2524111
Physiotherapist2525111
Podiatrist2526111
Audiologist2527111
Speech Pathologist (Aus) \ Speech Language Therapist (NZ)2527121
General  Practitioner2531111
Resident Medical Officer2531121
Anaesthetist2532111
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)2533111
Cardiologist2533121
Clinical Haematologist2533131
Medical Oncologist2533141
Endocrinologist2533151
Gastroenterologist2533161
Intensive Care Specialist2533171
Neurologist2533181
Paediatrician2533211
Renal Medicine Specialist2533221
Rheumatologist2533231
Thoracic Medicine Specialist2533241
Specialist Physicians nec2533991
Psychiatrist2534111
Surgeon (General)2535111
Cardiothoracic Surgeon2535121
Neurosurgeon2535131
Orthopaedic Surgeon2535141
Otorhinolaryngologist2535151
Paediatric Surgeon2535161
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon2535171
Urologist2535181
Vascular Surgeon2535211
Dermatologist2539111
Emergency Medicine Specialist2539121
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist2539131
Ophthalmologist2539141
Pathologist2539151
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist2539171
Radiation Oncologist2539181
Medical Practitioners nec2539991
Midwife2541111
Nurse Educator2542111
Nurse Researcher2542121
Nurse Manager2543111
Nurse Practitioner2544111
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)2544121
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)2544131
Registered Nurse (Community Health)2544141
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)2544151
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)2544161
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)2544171
Registered Nurse (Medical)2544181
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)2544211
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)2544221
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)2544231
Registered Nurse (Surgical)2544241
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)2544251
Registered Nurses nec2544991
ICT Business Analyst2611111
Systems Analyst2611121
Multimedia Specialist2612111
Web Developer2612121
Analyst Programmer2613111
Developer Programmer2613121
Software Engineer2613131
Software Tester2613141
Software and Applications Programmers nec2613991
Database Administrator2621111
ICT Security Specialist2621121
Systems Administrator2621131
Computer Network and Systems Engineer2631111
Network Administrator2631121
Network Analyst2631131
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer2632111
ICT Support Engineer2632121
ICT Systems Test Engineer2632131
ICT Support and Test Engineers nec2632991
Telecommunications Engineer2633111
Telecommunications Network Engineer2633121
Barrister2711111
Judge2712111
Magistrate2712121
Tribunal Member2712131
Intellectual Property Lawyer2712141
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec2712991
Solicitor2713111
Careers Counsellor2721111
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor2721121
Family and Marriage Counsellor2721131
Rehabilitation Counsellor2721141
Student Counsellor2721151
Counsellors nec2721991
Clinical Psychologist2723111
Educational Psychologist2723121
Organisational Psychologist2723131
Psychotherapist2723141
Psychologists nec2723991
Historian2724111
Interpreter2724121
Translator2724131
Archaeologist2724141
Social Professionals nec2724991
Social Worker2725111
Community Arts Worker2726111
Recreation Officer (Aus) \ Recreation Coordinator (NZ)2726121
Welfare Worker2726131
Agricultural Technician3111112
Anaesthetic Technician3112112
Cardiac Technician3112122
Medical Laboratory Technician3112132
Operating Theatre Technician3112142
Pharmacy Technician3112152
Pathology Collector (Aus) \ Phlebotomist (NZ)3112163
Medical Technicians nec3112992
Fisheries Officer3113112
Meat Inspector3113122
Quarantine Officer3113132
Primary Products Inspectors nec3113992
Chemistry Technician3114112
Earth Science Technician3114122
Life Science Technician3114132
School Laboratory Technician3114142
Hydrographer3114152
Science Technicians nec3114992
Architectural Draftsperson3121112
Building Associate3121122
Building Inspector3121132
Construction Estimator3121142
Plumbing Inspector3121152
Surveying or Spatial Science Technician3121162
Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec3121992
Civil Engineering Draftsperson3122112
Civil Engineering Technician3122122
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson3123112
Electrical Engineering Technician3123122
Electronic Engineering Draftsperson3124112
Electronic Engineering Technician3124122
Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson3125112
Mechanical Engineering Technician3125122
Safety Inspector3126112
Maintenance Planner3129112
Metallurgical or Materials Technician3129122
Mine Deputy3129132
Building and Engineering Technicians nec3129992
Hardware Technician3131112
ICT Customer Support Officer3131122
Web Administrator3131132
ICT Support Technicians nec3131992
Radiocommunications Technician3132112
Telecommunications Field Engineer3132122
Telecommunications Network Planner3132132
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist3132142
Automotive Electrician3211113
Motor Mechanic (General)3212113
Diesel Motor Mechanic3212123
Motorcycle Mechanic3212133
Small Engine Mechanic3212143
Blacksmith3221113
Electroplater3221123
Farrier3221133
Metal Casting Trades Worker3221143
Metal Polisher3221153
Sheetmetal Trades Worker3222113
Metal Fabricator3223113
Pressure Welder3223123
Welder (First Class) (Aus) \ Welder (NZ)3223133
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)3231113
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)3231123
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)3231133
Fitter (General)3232113
Fitter and Turner3232123
Fitter-Welder3232133
Metal Machinist (First Class)3232143
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic3232153
Metal Fitters and Machinists nec3232993
Engraver3233113
Gunsmith3233123
Locksmith3233133
Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer3233143
Saw Maker and Repairer3233153
Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer3233163
Engineering Patternmaker3234113
Toolmaker3234123
Panelbeater3241113
Vehicle Body Builder3242113
Vehicle Trimmer3242123
Vehicle Painter3243113
Bricklayer3311113
Stonemason3311123
Carpenter and Joiner3312113
Carpenter3312123
Joiner3312133
Floor Finisher3321113
Painting Trades Worker3322113
Glazier3331113
Fibrous Plasterer3332113
Solid Plasterer3332123
Roof Tiler3333113
Wall and Floor Tiler3334113
Plumber (General)3341113
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber3341123
Drainer (Aus) \ Drainlayer (NZ)3341133
Gasfitter3341143
Roof Plumber3341153
Electrician (General)3411113
Electrician (Special Class)3411123
Lift Mechanic3411133
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic3421113
Electrical Linesworker (Aus) \ Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)3422113
Technical Cable Jointer3422123
Business Machine Mechanic3423113
Communications Operator3423123
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker3423133
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)3423143
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)3423153
Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)3424113
Telecommunications Cable Jointer3424123
Telecommunications Linesworker (Aus) \ Telecommunications Line Mechanic (NZ)3424133
Telecommunications Technician3424143
Baker3511113
Pastrycook3511123
Butcher or Smallgoods Maker3512113
Chef3513112
Cook3514113
Dog Handler or Trainer3611113
Horse Trainer3611123
Pet Groomer3611133
Zookeeper3611143
Kennel Hand3611153
Animal Attendants and Trainers nec3611993
Shearer3612113
Veterinary Nurse3613113
Florist3621113
Gardener (General)3622113
Arborist3622123
Landscape Gardener3622133
Greenkeeper3623113
Nurseryperson3624113
Hairdresser3911113
Print Finisher3921113
Screen Printer3921123
Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker3922113
Printing Machinist3923113
Small Offset Printer3923123
Canvas Goods Fabricator3931113
Leather Goods Maker3931123
Sail Maker3931133
Shoemaker3931143
Apparel Cutter3932113
Clothing Patternmaker3932123
Dressmaker or Tailor3932133
Clothing Trades Workers nec3932993
Upholsterer3933113
Cabinetmaker3941113
Furniture Finisher3942113
Picture Framer3942123
Wood Machinist3942133
Wood Turner3942143
Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec3942993
Boat Builder and Repairer3991113
Shipwright3991123
Chemical Plant Operator3992113
Gas or Petroleum Operator3992123
Power Generation Plant Operator3992133
Gallery or Museum Technician3993112
Library Technician3993122
Jeweller3994113
Broadcast Transmitter Operator3995113
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)3995123
Light Technician3995133
Make Up Artist3995143
Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer3995153
Sound Technician3995163
Television Equipment Operator3995173
Performing Arts Technicians nec3995993
Signwriter3996113
Diver3999113
Interior Decorator3999122
Optical Dispenser (Aus) \ Dispensing Optician (NZ)3999133
Optical Mechanic3999143
Photographer’s Assistant3999153
Plastics Technician3999163
Wool Classer3999173
Fire Protection Equipment Technician3999183
Technicians and Trades Workers nec3999993
Ambulance Officer4111112
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) \ Ambulance Paramedic (NZ)4111122
Dental Hygienist4112112
Dental Prosthetist4112122
Dental Technician4112132
Dental Therapist4112142
Diversional Therapist4113113
Enrolled Nurse4114112
Mothercraft Nurse4114122
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker4115112
Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant)4115122
Massage Therapist4116112
Community Worker4117112
Disabilities Services Officer4117122
Family Support Worker4117132
Parole or Probation Officer4117142
Residential Care Officer4117152
Youth Worker4117162
Hotel Service Manager4314113
Defence Force Member – Other Ranks4411113
Emergency Service Worker4412113
Fire Fighter4412123
Detective4413112
Police Officer4413122
Security Consultant4422163
Driving Instructor4512113
Funeral Director4513112
Funeral Workers nec4513993
Flight Attendant4517113
Travel Attendants nec4517993
First Aid Trainer4518153
Diving Instructor (Open Water)4523113
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor4523123
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor4523133
Snowsport Instructor4523143
Swimming Coach or Instructor4523153
Tennis Coach4523163
Other Sports Coach or Instructor4523173
Dog or Horse Racing Official4523183
Sports Development Officer4523212
Sports Umpire4523223
Other Sports Official4523233
Footballer4524113
Golfer4524123
Jockey4524133
Lifeguard4524143
Sportspersons nec4524993
Contract Administrator5111112
Program or Project Administrator5111122
Office Manager5121112
Health Practice Manager5122112
Practice Managers nec5122992
Personal Assistant5211113
Secretary (General)5212113
Legal Secretary5212123
Call or Contact Centre Team Leader5411113
Conveyancer5991112
Legal Executive5991122
Clerk of Court5992113
Court Bailiff or Sheriff (Aus) \ Court Collections Officer (NZ)5992123
Court Orderly (Aus) \ Court Registry Officer (NZ)5992133
Law Clerk5992143
Trust Officer5992153
Insurance Investigator5996113
Insurance Loss Adjuster5996123
Insurance Risk Surveyor5996133
Clinical Coder5999153
Auctioneer6111113
Stock and Station Agent6111123
Insurance Agent6112113
Business Broker6121113
Property Manager6121123
Real Estate Agency Principal (Aus) \ Real Estate Agency Licensee (NZ)6121132
Real Estate Agent6121143
Real Estate Representative6121153
Retail Buyer6392113
Wool Buyer6392123

 

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