Subclass 457 Temporary Work Visa

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Who is the Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa Subclass 457 for?

This visa allows skilled international workers and their families to live and work in Australia for an approved business, within a time frame of two to four years, in occupations that are on the list of eligible skilled occupations.

A business will be able to sponsor someone for this visa, if they cannot find an Australian citizen or permanent resident to fill the skilled position at their workplace. Employers may be either from Australian businesses or overseas businesses.

A three-step process is involved in applying for a 457 visa– a sponsorship by an eligible business, a nomination by an eligible occupation, and a visa application.

 

Who can sponsor me?

To be an approved sponsor you can either be, a standard business sponsor, or have negotiated a labour agreement with the Australian Government. In either circumstance you must show that your business lawfully operates within or outside of Australia, and that there is no adverse information held against your business, that will affect your sponsorship.

To apply to be a standard business sponsor, you must first lodge an application to become a sponsor under this  visa. Please note that when applying, you can only hold one standard sponsorship at any time that is valid for five years, however, you may extend this sponsorship by lodging a variation application. There are also additional requirements that sponsors must meet depending on where their business is located, which we will go through with you once a free consultation is scheduled.

If your business operates within Australia you must provide a written statement, declaring that you will not engage in any discriminatory recruitment practices, and that you hold a strong record for employing local labour. You are also required to meet training requirements by, either meeting the training benchmarks (if you have traded in Australia for a period of longer than 12 months), or have an auditable plan to meet the training benchmarks (if you have been trading in Australia for less than 12 months).

If your business is operating outside of Australia, you must demonstrate that you are seeking to employ a skilled worker to, either establish business operations within Australia, or fulfill contract obligations in Australia.

 

When you apply to be a standard sponsor, or vary an existing sponsorship agreement, you may find that you qualify for an accredited status. This will grant you additional benefits such as:

  • An increased sponsorship period of six years
  • Priority processing of all nomination and visa applications
  • Streamlined processing for nomination applications where the nominated base salary is equal to or greater than either:
    • The Fair Work High Income Threshold and the occupation is classified as skill level 1 or 2 in the ANZSCO; or
    • $ 75,000 and the occupation is classified as skill level 1 or 2 in the ANZSCO (occupation exception apply)

 

Alternatively, if you are applying to be a sponsor under a negotiated labour agreement, it is necessary for you to provide evidence that; there is a genuine and systematic shortage of skilled workers, there are no suitably qualified Australian workers available, and you have a commitment to training Australian employees. When in place, you are only considered to be an approved sponsor for the specified length of the agreement, and are only allowed to nominate skilled international workers under the terms of the agreement. Please note that there are only certain circumstances where you may be able to enter into a labour agreement, if this is the case Results Migration will help assess whether you and your applicant, are eligible for this sponsorship option.

 

Am I Eligible for a 457 Visa?

In order to qualify for a 457 visa, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

  • That you have been nominated by an approved sponsor in a nominated occupation from the relevant skilled occupation list.
  • Obtained a suitable skills assessment for your nominated occupation
  • That you were younger than 45 years of age when you received an invitation to apply for this visa.
  • That you currently hold any form of mandatory registration, license or professional membership, and are fully assessed as a suitable applicant by the relevant body
  • You must have at least ‘competent’ English language ability at the time you are invited to apply (unless you are exempt from this condition)– you will need a score of at least 6 in each component of the IELTS, or equivalent score in any accepted English test.
  • Meet certain health and character requirements.
  • Have your own health insurance, as you will not be covered by Australia’s national health scheme (Medicare), unless your country has a reciprocal health care agreement with Australia.
  • Have no outstanding debts to the Australian Government

 

457 Checklist

How Long Does it Take?

Once received, the Department of Immigration will then commence processing your application. While the average global processing time is 75% of applications in 4 months, times may vary as an assessment of eligibility occurs on a case-by-case basis, and vary on the applicant’s circumstances.

It is understandable that there will be circumstances that impact the processing time of your visa applications, which may be 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 the visa application is priced from $420. You will also be required to pay a nomination fee of $330 and a sponsorship fee, which will be determined by the Department. 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 457 Visa?

Unlike other Migration law firms, Results Migration makes the process of applying for visas straightforward. A three-step process is involved in applying for a 457 visa– a sponsorship by an eligible business, nomination by of an eligible occupation, and a visa application. Our team of expert lawyers will work with both you and your employer every step of the way and have devised a step-by-step process to ensure your application is processed as fast as possible.

1. Schedule a free consultation with our team of expert lawyers, where we will assess and advise you on the Australian visa option that best suits you

2. 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.

To be eligible for this visa, both you and your prospective employer will need to meet the specific requirements for each stage of the three-step application process:

 

Step One – Sponsorship:

To be an eligible sponsor for the Temporary Work visa, the business must be able to show it:

  • Is an established and lawfully operating business;
  • Meets certain Australian training and workplace requirements (if you are an Australian business only);
  • Is compliant with the number of subclass 457 workers to be nominated;
  • Can demonstrate that it has a genuine commitment to employing local labour, and uses non-discriminatory recruitment practices; and
  • Has no relevant adverse information against the business.

 

Step Two – Nomination:

Only an approved business sponsor may nominate a skilled international worker(see Step One). The nomination process identifies the occupation needed to be filled, by a worker, for the business in Australia. To nominate a skilled international worker for a 457 visa, the approved business sponsor must:

  • Provide the name of the skilled international worker to be employed at the business;
  • Provide the state in which the skilled international worker will be employed;
  • Demonstrate that it meets direct employer requirements in Australia;
  • Provide employment terms and conditions that meet Australian workplace standards;
  • Meet the genuineness criterion set by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection;
  • Meet the Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold; and
  • Not be subject to any adverse information.

3. We will then begin step three of the 457 process, for which we will prepare and then loge your application in a timely manner. At this stage, this is where you, the skilled international worker, will need to demonstrate:

  • That you are sponsored by an employer to fill a genuine position;
  • That you have the relevant skills, qualifications and work experience which meets the nominated position;
  • That you will be eligible for any relevant licenses or registration required for the nominated position (where necessary);
  • That you possess vocational standards of the English language; and
  • That you will be paid at the very least, a minimum salary which is applicable for the period between when you lodged an application, to when a decision is reached on your Temporary Skilled work visa.  Furthermore, the terms and conditions of your employment must be consistent with the obligations in the Australian labour market.

 

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 to the right to stay in Australia until the outcome of your 457 visa is decided.

 

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

 

Entitlements of the Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa

The Temporary Work (Skilled) visa will allow you and your eligible family members:

  • To work in Australia for a defined period
    • Four years if your occupation is listed on the Combined list of eligible skilled occupations or due to international trade obligations
    • Two years if your occupation is not listed on the MLTSSL
  • To bring your family members to work and study in Australia, and
  • Travel in and out of Australia as many times as you want, while the visa is valid

 

457 Visa FAQs

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.

 

Can I switch my 457 visa to a 190 visa?

Yes, it is possible to change your 457 visa to a 190 visa. Having worked in Australia, you will receive additional points towards your skill assessment. However, additional criteria may apply and a 190 visa is not available to all 457 visa holders.

 

What are your obligations under this visa?

You and your family members included on your application must comply with all of the visa conditions and Australian laws. If your child is born in Australia while you hold a 457 visa you must notify the Department in writing as they will then need to hold a 457 visa as well.

 

What occupations are eligible for a 457 visa?

Under a 457 visa you may apply for an occupation in either the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). The table below shows the Combined list of eligible skilled occupations and specifies whether the relevant occupation is included on MLTSSL or STSOL. Applicants for a subclass 457 visa should be aware that the maximum visa period available to you if your occupation is on the STSOL is two years unless a longer period is required to meet international trade obligations, and four years is the maximum period available if your occupation is on the MLTSSL.

 

Occupation ANZSCO Code List Type Assessing Authority
Accommodation & Hospitality Managers (nec) 141999 STSOL VETASSESS
Accountant (General) 221111 MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Actuary 224111 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Acupuncturist 252211 STSOL Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
Advertising Manager 131113 STSOL AIM
Advertising Specialist 225111 STSOL VETASSESS
Aeronautical Engineer 233911 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Aeroplane Pilot 231111 STSOL CASA
Agricultural Consultant 234111 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Agricultural Engineer 233912 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Agricultural Scientist 234112 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Agricultural Technician 311111 STSOL VETASSESS
Airconditioning & Mechanical Services Plumber 334112 MLTSSL TRA
Airconditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic 342111 MLTSSL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) 323111 STSOL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) 323112 STSOL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures) 323113 STSOL TRA
Ambulance Officer 411111 STSOL VETASSESS
Anaesthetic Technician 311211 STSOL VETASSESS
Anaesthetist 253211 STSOL Medical Board of Australia
Analyst Programmer 261311 MLTSSL ACS
Animal Attendants & Trainers (nec) 361199 STSOL VETASSESS
Apiarist 121311 STSOL VETASSESS
Aquaculture Farmer 121111 STSOL VETASSESS
Arborist 362212 STSOL TRA
Architect 232111 MLTSSL AACA
Architectural Draftsperson 312111 STSOL VETASSESS
Architectural, Building & Surveying Technicians (nec) 312199 STSOL VETASSESS
Art Teacher (Private Tuition) 249211 STSOL VETASSESS
Artistic Director 212111 STSOL VETASSESS
Arts Administrator or Manager 139911 STSOL VETASSESS
Audiologist 252711 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Automotive Electrician 321111 MLTSSL TRA
Baker 351111 STSOL TRA
Barrister 271111 MLTSSL a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
Beef Cattle Farmer 121312 STSOL VETASSESS
Biochemist 234513 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Biomedical Engineer 233913 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Biotechnologist 234514 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Boat Builder & Repairer 399111 MLTSSL TRA
Book or Script Editor 212212 STSOL VETASSESS
Botanist 234515 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Bricklayer 331111 MLTSSL TRA
Building Associate 312112 STSOL VETASSESS
Building Inspector 312113 STSOL VETASSESS
Business Machine Mechanic 342311 STSOL TRA
Butcher or Smallgoods Maker 351211 STSOL TRA
Cabinetmaker 394111 MLTSSL TRA
Cabler (Data & Telecommunications) 342411 STSOL TRA
Cafe or Restaurant Manager 141111 STSOL VETASSESS
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) 399512 STSOL TRA
Cardiac Technician 311212 STSOL VETASSESS
Cardiologist 253312 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Cardiothoracic Surgeon 253512 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Careers Counsellor 272111 STSOL VETASSESS
Carpenter 331212 MLTSSL TRA
Carpenter & Joiner 331211 MLTSSL TRA
Cartographer 232213 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Chef 351311 MLTSSL TRA
Chemical Engineer 233111 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Chemical Plant Operator 399211 STSOL TRA
Chemist 234211 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Chemistry Technician 311411 STSOL VETASSESS
Chief Executive or Managing Director 111111 MLTSSL AIM
Chief Information Officer 135111 MLTSSL ACS
Child Care Centre Manager 134111 MLTSSL TRA
Chiropractor 252111 MLTSSL CCEA
Civil Engineer 233211 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Civil Engineering Draftsperson 312211 MLTSSL Engineers Australia/ VETASSESS
Civil Engineering Technician 312212 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Clinical Haematologist 253313 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Clinical Psychologist 272311 MLTSSL APS
Commodities Trader 222111 STSOL VETASSESS
Community Worker 411711 STSOL Australian Community Workers Association
Company Secretary 221211 STSOL VETASSESS
Complementary Health Therapists (nec) 252299 STSOL VETASSESS
Computer Network & Systems Engineer 263111 MLTSSL ACS
Conference & Event Organiser 149311 STSOL VETASSESS
Conservator 234911 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Construction Project Manager 133111 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Contract Administrator 511111 STSOL VETASSESS
Cook 351411 STSOL TRA
Copywriter 212411 STSOL VETASSESS
Corporate General Manager 111211 MLTSSL AIM
Corporate Services Manager 132111 STSOL VETASSESS
Cotton Grower 121211 STSOL VETASSESS
Counsellors (nec) 272199 STSOL VETASSESS
Crop Farmers (nec) 121299 STSOL VETASSESS
Customer Service Manager 149212 STSOL VETASSESS
Dairy Cattle Farmer 121313 STSOL VETASSESS
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition) 249212 STSOL VETASSESS
Dancer or Choreographer 211112 STSOL VETASSESS
Database Administrator 262111 STSOL ACS
Dental Specialist 252311 STSOL ADC
Dental Technician 411213 STSOL TRA
Dentist 252312 STSOL ADC
Dermatologist 253911 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Developer Programmer 261312 MLTSSL ACS
Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist 253917 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Diesel Motor Mechanic 321212 MLTSSL TRA
Dietitian 251111 STSOL DAA
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) 212312 STSOL VETASSESS
Disabilities Services Officer 411712 STSOL VETASSESS
Diversional Therapist 411311 STSOL VETASSESS
Diving Instructor (Open Water) 452311 STSOL VETASSESS
Dog Handler or Trainer 361111 STSOL VETASSESS
Drainer 334113 MLTSSL TRA
Dressmaker or Tailor 393213 STSOL TRA
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor 272112 STSOL VETASSESS
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher 241111 MLTSSL AITSL
Earth Science Technician 311412 STSOL VETASSESS
Economist 224311 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Education Adviser 249111 STSOL VETASSESS
Education Managers (nec) 134499 STSOL VETASSESS
Educational Psychologist 272312 MLTSSL APS
Electrical Engineer 233311 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson 312311 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Electrical Engineering Technician 312312 MLTSSL TRA
Electrician (General) 341111 MLTSSL TRA
Electrician (Special Class) 341112 MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker 342313 MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) 342314 MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) 342315 MLTSSL TRA
Electronics engineer 233411 MLTSLL Engineers Australia
Emergency Medicine Specialist 253912 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Endocrinologist 253315 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Engineering Manager 133211 MLTSSL Engineers Australia/AIM
Engineering Professionals (nec) 233999 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Engineering Technologist 233914 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Enrolled Nurse 411411 STSOL ANMAC
Environmental Consultant 234312 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Engineer 233915 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Environmental Manager 139912 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Research Scientist 234313 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Scientists (nec) 234399 MLTSSL VETASSESS
External Auditor 221213 MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Facilities Manager 149913 STSOL VETASSESS
Faculty Head 134411 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Family & Marriage Counsellor 272113 STSOL VETASSESS
Family Support Worker 411713 STSOL VETASSESS
Farrier 322113 STSOL TRA
Fashion Designer 232311 STSOL VETASSESS
Fibrous Plasterer 333211 MLTSSL TRA
Film & Video Editor 212314 STSOL VETASSESS
Finance Broker 222112 STSOL VETASSESS
Finance Manager 132211 STSOL CPAA/ICAA/IPA
Financial Brokers (nec) 222199 STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Dealers (nec) 222299 STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Investment Adviser 222311 STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Investment Manager 222312 STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Market Dealer 222211 STSOL VETASSESS
Fitness Centre Manager 149112 STSOL VETASSESS
Fitter & Turner 323212 MLTSSL TRA
Fitter (General) 323211 MLTSSL TRA
Fitter-Welder 323213 MLTSSL TRA
Florist 362111 STSOL TRA
Flower Grower 121212 STSOL VETASSESS
Flying instructor 231113 STSOL VETASSESS
Food technologist 234212 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Footballer 452411 STSOL VETASSESS
Forester 234113 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Fruit or Nut Grower 121213 STSOL VETASSESS
Furniture Finisher 394211 STSOL TRA
Gallery or Museum Curator 224212 STSOL VETASSESS
Gardener (General) 362211 STSOL TRA
Gasfitter 334114 MLTSSL TRA
Gastroenterologist 253316 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
General Practitioner 253111 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Geologist 234411 STSOL VETASSESS
Geophysicist 234412 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Geotechnical Engineer 233212 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Glazier 333111 MLTSSL TRA
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ 121214 STSOL VETASSESS
Grape Grower 121215 STSOL VETASSESS
Graphic Designer 232411 STSOL VETASSESS
Greenkeeper 362311 STSOL TRA
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor 452312 STSOL VETASSESS
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager 142114 STSOL VETASSESS
Hairdresser 391111 STSOL TRA
Hardware Technician 313111 STSOL TRA
Health & Welfare Services Managers (nec) 134299 STSOL VETASSESS
Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals (nec) 251999 STSOL VETASSESS
Health Information Manager 224213 STSOL VETASSESS
Health Promotion Officer 251911 STSOL VETASSESS
Helicopter Pilot 231114 STSOL CASA
Horse Breeder 121316 STSOL VETASSESS
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor 452313 STSOL VETASSESS
Horse trainer 361112 MLTSSL TRA
Hospital Pharmacist 251511 STSOL APharmC
Hotel or Motel Manager 141311 STSOL VETASSESS
Human Resource Manager 132311 STSOL AIM
Hydrogeologist 234413 MLTSSL VETASSESS
ICT Account Manager 225211 STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Business Analyst 261111 MLTSSL ACS
ICT Business Development Manager 225212 STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Customer Support Officer 313112 STSOL TRA
ICT Managers (nec) 135199 STSOL ACS
ICT Project Manager 135112 STSOL ACS
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer 263211 STSOL ACS
ICT Sales Representative 225213 STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Security Specialist 262112 MLTSSL ACS
ICT Support Engineer 263212 STSOL ACS
ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec) 263299 STSOL ACS
ICT Support Technicians (nec) 313199 STSOL TRA
ICT Systems Test Engineer 263213 STSOL ACS
ICT Trainer 223211 STSOL ACS
Illustrator 232412 STSOL VETASSESS
Industrial Designer 232312 STSOL VETASSESS
Industrial Engineer 233511 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Industrial Pharmacist 251512 STSOL VETASSESS
Information and Organisation Professionals (nec) 224999 STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Agent 611211 STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Broker 222113 STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Loss Adjuster 599612 STSOL VETASSESS
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic 411112 STSOL VETASSESS
Intensive Care Specialist 253317 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Interior Designer 232511 STSOL VETASSESS
Internal Auditor 221214 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Interpreter 272412 STSOL NAATI
Jeweller 399411 STSOL TRA
Jewellery Designer 232313 STSOL VETASSESS
Joiner 331213 MLTSSL TRA
Journalists & Other Writers (nec) 212499 STSOL VETASSESS
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals (nec) 271299 STSOL VETASSESS
Laboratory Manager 139913 STSOL VETASSESS
Land Economist 224511 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Landscape Architect 232112 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Landscape Gardener 362213 STSOL TRA
Librarian 224611 STSOL VETASSESS
Library Technician 399312 STSOL VETASSESS
Life Science Technician 311413 STSOL VETASSESS
Life scientist (General) 234511 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Life scientists (nec) 234599 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Lift Mechanic 341113 MLTSSL TRA
Livestock  Farmers (nec) 121399 STSOL VETASSESS
Locksmith 323313 MLTSSL TRA
Make Up Artist 399514 STSOL TRA
Management Accountant 221112 MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Management Consultant 224711 STSOL VETASSESS
Manufacturer 133411 STSOL VETASSESS
Marine Biologist 234516 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Marketing Specialist 225113 STSOL VETASSESS
Massage Therapist 411611 STSOL VETASSESS
Materials Engineer 233112 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mathematician 224112 STSOL VETASSESS
Meat Inspector 311312 STSOL VETASSESS
Mechanical Engineer 233512 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mechanical Engineering Technician 312512 STSOL TRA
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 251211 MLTSSL ASMIRT
Medical Laboratory Scientist 234611 MLTSSL AIMS
Medical Laboratory Technician 311213 STSOL AIMS
Medical Oncologist 253314 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Medical Practitioners (nec) 253999 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Medical Radiation Therapist 251212 MLTSSL ASMIRT
Medical Technicians (nec) 311299 STSOL VETASSESS
Metal Fabricator 322311 MLTSSL TRA
Metal Fitters & Machinists (nec) 323299 STSOL TRA
Metal Machinist (First Class) 323214 MLTSSL TRA
Metallurgical or Materials Technician 312912 STSOL VETASSESS
Metallurgist 234912 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Meteorologist 234913 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Microbiologist 234517 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ) 241311 STSOL AITSL
Midwife 254111 MLTSSL ANMAC
Mine Deputy 312913 STSOL VETASSESS
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) 233611 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mixed Crop & Livestock Farmer 121411 STSOL VETASSESS
Mixed Crop Farmer 121216 STSOL VETASSESS
Mixed Livestock Farmer 121317 STSOL VETASSESS
Motor Mechanic (General) 321211 MLTSSL TRA
Motorcycle Mechanic 321213 MLTSSL TRA
Multimedia Specialist 261211 MLTSSL ACS
Music Director 211212 STSOL VETASSESS
Music Professionals (nec) 211299 STSOL VETASSESS
Music Teacher (Private Tuition) 249214 STSOL VETASSESS
Musician (Instrumental) 211213 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Natural and physical science professionals (nec) 234999 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Naturopath 252213 STSOL VETASSESS
Naval Architect 233916 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Network Administrator 263112 STSOL ACS
Network Analyst 263113 STSOL ACS
Neurologist 253318 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Neurosurgeon 253513 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Newspaper or Periodical Editor 212412  STSOL VETASSESS
Nuclear Medicine Technologist 251213 MLTSSL ANZSNM
Nurse Educator 254211 STSOL ANMAC
Nurse Manager 254311 STSOL ANMAC
Nurse Practitioner 254411 MLTSSL ANMAC
Nurse Researcher 254212 STSOL ANMAC
Nursing Clinical Director 134212 MLTSSL ANMAC
Nutritionist 251112 STSOL VETASSESS
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist 253913 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser 251312 STSOL VETASSESS
Occupational Therapist 252411 MLTSSL OTC
Ophthalmologist 253914 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Optometrist 251411 MLTSSL OCANZ
Organisation & Methods Analyst 224712  STSOL VETASSESS
Organisational Psychologist 272313 MLTSSL APS
Orthopaedic Surgeon 253514 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Orthoptist 251412 STSOL VETASSESS
Orthotist or Prosthetist 251912 MLTSSL AOPA
Osteopath 252112 MLTSSL ANZOC
Other Spatial Scientist 232214 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Other Sports Coach or Instructor 452317 STSOL VETASSESS
Otorhinolaryngologist 253515 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Paediatric Surgeon 253516 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Paediatrician 253321 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Painting Trades Workers 332211 MLTSSL TRA
Panelbeater 324111 MLTSSL TRA
Pastrycook 351112 STSOL TRA
Patents Examiner 224914 STSOL VETASSESS
Pathologist 253915 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Performing Arts Technicians (nec) 399599 STSOL VETASSESS
Petroleum engineer 233612 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Pharmacy Technician 311215 STSOL VETASSESS
Photographer 211311 STSOL VETASSESS
Physicist 234914 MLTSSL VETASSESS (non-medical physicists only); ACPSEM (medical physicists only)
Physiotherapist 252511 MLTSSL APC
Pig Farmer 121318 STSOL VETASSESS
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon 253517 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Plumber (General) 334111 MLTSSL TRA
Podiatrist 252611 MLTSSL APodC/ANZPAC
Post Office Manager 142115 STSOL VETASSESS
Poultry Farmer 121321 STSOL VETASSESS
Power Generation Plant Operator 399213 STSOL TRA
Precision Instrument Maker & Repairer 323314 STSOL TRA
Primary Health Organisation Manager 134213 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Primary Products Inspectors (nec 311399 STSOL VETASSESS
Primary School Teacher 241213 STSOL AITSL
Print Finisher 392111 STSOL TRA
Print Journalist 212413 STSOL VETASSESS
Printing Machinist 392311 STSOL TRA
Private Tutors & Teachers (nec) 249299 STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Forestry) 133511 STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Manufacturing) 133512 STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Mining) 133513 STSOL VETASSESS
Production or plant engineer 233513 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Program Director (Television or Radio) 212315 STSOL VETASSESS
Program or Project Administrator 511112 STSOL VETASSESS
Psychiatrist 253411 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Psychologists (nec) 272399 MLTSSL APS
Public Relations Professional 225311 STSOL VETASSESS
Quality Assurance Manager 139914 STSOL VETASSESS
Quantity Surveyor 233213 MLTSSL AIQS
Radiation Oncologist 253918 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Radio Communications Technician 313211 MLTSSL TRA
Records Manager 224214 STSOL VETASSESS
Recreation Officer 272612 STSOL VETASSESS
Recruitment Consultant 223112 STSOL VETASSESS
Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 254412 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health) 254413 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Community Health) 254414 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency) 254415 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) 254416 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation) 254417 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 254421 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Medical) 254418 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 254422 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) 254425 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 254423 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Surgical) 254424 MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurses (nec) 254499 MLTSSL ANMAC
Rehabilitation Counsellor 272114 STSOL VETASSESS
Renal Medicine Specialist 253322 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Research and development man ager 132511 STSOL VETASSESS
Resident Medical Officer 253112 STSOL Medical Board of Australia
Residential Care Officer 411715 STSOL VETASSESS
Retail Buyer 639211 STSOL VETASSESS
Retail Pharmacist 251513 STSOL APharmC
Rheumatologist 253323 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Roof Plumber 334115 MLTSSL TRA
Roof Tiler 333311 STSOL TRA
Sales & Marketing Manager 131112 STSOL AIM
School Principal 134311 STSOL VETASSESS
Science Technicians (nec) 311499 STSOL VETASSESS
Secondary School Teacher 241411 MLTSSL AITSL
Sheep Farmer 121322 STSOL VETASSESS
Sheetmetal Trades Worker 322211 MLTSSL TRA
Shipwright 399112 MLTSSL TRA
Signwriter 399611 STSOL TRA
Small Engine Mechanic 321214 MLTSSL TRA
Snowsport Instructor 452314 STSOL VETASSESS
Social Professionals (nec) 272499 STSOL VETASSESS
Social Worker 272511 MLTSSL AASW
Software & Applications  Programmers (nec) 261399 MLTSSL ACS
Software Engineer 261313 MLTSSL ACS
Software Tester 261314 STSOL ACS
Solicitor 271311 MLTSSL a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
Solid Plasterer 333212 MLTSSL TRA
Sonographer 251214 MLTSSL ASMIRT
Sound Technician 399516 STSOL TRA
Special Education Teachers (nec) 241599 MLTSSL AITSL
Special Needs Teacher 241511 MLTSSL AITSL
Specialist Managers (nec) except:

·         Ambassador

·         Archbishop

·         Bishop

139999 STSOL VETASSESS
Specialist Physician (General Medicine) 253311 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Specialist Physicians (nec) 253399 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Speech Pathologist 252712 MLTSSL SPA
Sports Centre Manager 149113 STSOL VETASSESS
Sports Development Officer 452321 STSOL VETASSESS
Sportspersons (nec) 452499 STSOL VETASSESS
Stage Manager 212316 STSOL VETASSESS
Statistician 224113 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Stockbroking Dealer 222213 STSOL VETASSESS
Stonemason 331112 MLTSSL TRA
Structural Engineer 233214 STSOL Engineers Australia
Student Counsellor 272115 STSOL VETASSESS
Sugar Cane Grower 121217 STSOL VETASSESS
Supply and Distribution Manager 133611 STSOL AIM
Surgeon (General) 253511 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Surveyor 232212 MLTSSL SSSI
Swimming Coach or Instructor 452315 STSOL VETASSESS
Systems Administrator 262113 STSOL ACS
Systems Analyst 261112 MLTSSL ACS
Taxation Accountant 221113 MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages 249311 STSOL VETASSESS
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired 241512 MLTSSL AITSL
Teacher of the Sight Impaired 241513 MLTSSL AITSL
Technical Cable Jointer 342212 MLTSSL TRA
Technical Director 212317 STSOL VETASSESS
Technical Sales Representatives (nec) including, but not limited to, education sales representatives 225499 STSOL VETASSESS
Technical Writer 212415 STSOL VETASSESS
Telecommunications Engineer 263311 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Field Engineer 313212 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Linesworker 342413 STSOL TRA
Telecommunications Network Engineer 263312 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist 313214 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Television Journalist 212416 STSOL VETASSESS
Tennis Coach 452316 STSOL VETASSESS
Textile, Clothing  & Footwear Mechanic 323215 STSOL TRA
Thoracic Medicine Specialist 253324 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Toolmaker 323412 STSOL TRA
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner 252214 STSOL Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
Transport Company Manager 149413 STSOL VETASSESS
Transport Engineer 233215 MLTSSL Engineers Australia
University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) 242111 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Upholsterer 393311 STSOL TRA
Urban & Regional Planner 232611 STSOL VETASSESS
Urologist 253518 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Valuer 224512 MLTSSL VETASSESS
Vascular Surgeon 253521 MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ) 121221 STSOL VETASSESS
Vehicle Body Builder 324211 STSOL TRA
Vehicle Trimmer 324212 STSOL TRA
Veterinarian 234711 MLTSSL AVBC
Veterinary Nurse 361311 STSOL VETASSESS
Video Producer 212318 STSOL VETASSESS
Visual Arts & Crafts Professionals (nec) 211499 STSOL VETASSESS
Wall & Floor Tiler 333411 MLTSSL TRA
Watch & Clock Maker & Repairer 323316 STSOL TRA
Web Administrator 313113 STSOL ACS
Web Designer 232414 STSOL VETASSESS
Web Developer 261212 STSOL ACS
Welder (First Class) 322313 MLTSSL TRA
Welfare Centre Manager 134214 MLTSSL ACWA
Welfare Worker 272613 STSOL ACWA
Wine Maker 234213 STSOL VETASSESS
Wood Machinist 394213 STSOL TRA
Wood Machinists & Other Wood Trades Workers (nec) 394299 STSOL TRA
Youth Worker 411716 STSOL ACWA
Zoologist 234518 MLTSSL VETASSESS

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