Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

Below is the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). The STSOL replaced the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) from 19 April 2017.

Applicants must have an occupation on the STSOL if applying for:

  • Skilled Nominated visas (Subclass 190)
  • Skilled Regional Provisional visas (Subclass 489 - State Nominated)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme visas (Subclass 186 - Direct Entry)
  • Temporary Worker (Skilled) visas (Subclass 457)
  • Training Subclass visas (subclass 407)

**Column 4: if there is “Y” in Column 4 then these occupations are only available for Subclass 489 (state sponsored) visas.

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4**

Specified for only certain visa subclass

1

aquaculture farmer

121111

VETASSESS

Y

2

cotton grower

121211

VETASSESS

Y

3

flower grower

121212

VETASSESS

Y

4

fruit or nut grower

121213

VETASSESS

Y

5

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)

121214

VETASSESS

Y

6

grape grower

121215

VETASSESS

Y

7

mixed crop farmer

121216

VETASSESS

Y

8

sugar cane grower

121217

VETASSESS

Y

9

vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)

121221

VETASSESS

Y

10

crop farmers (nec)

121299

VETASSESS

Y

11

apiarist

121311

VETASSESS

Y

12

beef cattle farmer

121312

VETASSESS

Y

13

dairy cattle farmer

121313

VETASSESS

Y

14

horse breeder

121316

VETASSESS

Y

15

mixed livestock farmer

121317

VETASSESS

Y

16

pig farmer

121318

VETASSESS

Y

17

poultry farmer

121321

VETASSESS

Y

18

sheep farmer

121322

VETASSESS

Y

19

livestock farmers (nec)

121399

VETASSESS

Y

20

mixed crop and livestock farmer

121411

VETASSESS

Y

21

sales and marketing manager

131112

AIM

22

advertising manager

131113

AIM

23

corporate services manager

132111

VETASSESS

24

finance manager

132211

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

25

human resource manager

132311

AIM

26

research and development manager

132511

VETASSESS

27

manufacturer

133411

VETASSESS

28

production manager (forestry)

133511

VETASSESS

Y

29

production manager (manufacturing)

133512

VETASSESS

30

production manager (mining)

133513

VETASSESS

31

supply and distribution manager

133611

AIM

32

health and welfare services managers (nec)

134299

VETASSESS

33

school principal

134311

VETASSESS

34

education managers (nec)

134499

VETASSESS

35

ICT project manager

135112

ACS

36

ICT managers (nec)

135199

ACS

37

arts administrator or manager

139911

VETASSESS

38

laboratory manager

139913

VETASSESS

39

quality assurance manager

139914

VETASSESS

40

specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999

VETASSESS

41

cafe or restaurant manager

141111

VETASSESS

42

hotel or motel manager

141311

VETASSESS

43

accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)

141999

VETASSESS

44

hair or beauty salon manager

142114

VETASSESS

45

post office manager

142115

VETASSESS

46

fitness centre manager

149112

VETASSESS

47

sports centre manager

149113

VETASSESS

48

customer service manager

149212

VETASSESS

49

conference and event organiser

149311

VETASSESS

50

transport company manager

149413

VETASSESS

51

facilities manager

149913

VETASSESS

52

dancer or choreographer

211112

VETASSESS

53

music director

211212

VETASSESS

54

music professionals (nec)

211299

VETASSESS

55

photographer

211311

VETASSESS

56

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

211499

VETASSESS

57

artistic director

212111

VETASSESS

58

book or script editor

212212

VETASSESS

59

director (film, television, radio or stage)

212312

VETASSESS

60

film and video editor

212314

VETASSESS

61

program director (television or radio)

212315

VETASSESS

62

stage manager

212316

VETASSESS

63

technical director

212317

VETASSESS

64

video producer

212318

VETASSESS

65

copywriter

212411

VETASSESS

66

newspaper or periodical editor

212412

VETASSESS

67

print journalist

212413

VETASSESS

68

technical writer

212415

VETASSESS

69

television journalist

212416

VETASSESS

70

journalists and other writers (nec)

212499

VETASSESS

71

company secretary

221211

VETASSESS

72

commodities trader

222111

VETASSESS

73

finance broker

222112

VETASSESS

74

insurance broker

222113

VETASSESS

75

financial brokers (nec)

222199

VETASSESS

76

financial market dealer

222211

VETASSESS

77

stockbroking dealer

222213

VETASSESS

78

financial dealers (nec)

222299

VETASSESS

79

financial investment adviser

222311

VETASSESS

80

financial investment manager

222312

VETASSESS

81

recruitment consultant

223112

VETASSESS

82

ICT trainer

223211

ACS

83

mathematician

224112

VETASSESS

84

gallery or museum curator

224212

VETASSESS

85

health information manager

224213

VETASSESS

86

records manager

224214

VETASSESS

87

librarian

224611

VETASSESS

88

management consultant

224711

VETASSESS

89

organisation and methods analyst

224712

VETASSESS

90

patents examiner

224914

VETASSESS

91

information and organisation professionals (nec)

224999

VETASSESS

92

advertising specialist

225111

VETASSESS

93

marketing specialist

225113

VETASSESS

94

ICT account manager

225211

VETASSESS

95

ICT business development manager

225212

VETASSESS

96

ICT sales representative

225213

VETASSESS

97

public relations professional

225311

VETASSESS

98

technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives

225499

VETASSESS

99

aeroplane pilot

231111

CASA

100

flying instructor

231113

VETASSESS

101

helicopter pilot

231114

CASA

102

fashion designer

232311

VETASSESS

103

industrial designer

232312

VETASSESS

104

jewellery designer

232313

VETASSESS

105

graphic designer

232411

VETASSESS

106

illustrator

232412

VETASSESS

107

web designer

232414

VETASSESS

108

interior designer

232511

VETASSESS

109

urban and regional planner

232611

VETASSESS

110

wine maker

234213

VETASSESS

Y

111

geologist

234411

VETASSESS

112

primary school teacher

241213

AITSL

113

middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)

241311

AITSL

114

education adviser

249111

VETASSESS

115

art teacher (private tuition)

249211

VETASSESS

116

dance teacher (private tuition)

249212

VETASSESS

117

music teacher (private tuition)

249214

VETASSESS

118

private tutors and teachers (nec)

249299

VETASSESS

119

teacher of English to speakers of other languages

249311

VETASSESS

120

dietitian

251111

DAA

121

nutritionist

251112

VETASSESS

122

occupational health and safety adviser

251312

VETASSESS

123

orthoptist

251412

VETASSESS

124

hospital pharmacist

251511

APharmC

125

industrial pharmacist

251512

VETASSESS

126

retail pharmacist

251513

APharmC

127

health promotion officer

251911

VETASSESS

128

health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)

251999

VETASSESS

129

acupuncturist

252211

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

130

naturopath

252213

VETASSESS

131

traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

252214

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

132

complementary health therapists (nec)

252299

VETASSESS

133

dental specialist

252311

ADC

134

dentist

252312

ADC

135

resident medical officer

253112

MedBA

136

anaesthetist

253211

MedBA

137

nurse educator

254211

ANMAC

138

nurse researcher

254212

ANMAC

139

nurse manager

254311

ANMAC

140

web developer

261212

ACS

141

software tester

261314

ACS

142

database administrator

262111

ACS

143

systems administrator

262113

ACS

144

network administrator

263112

ACS

145

network analyst

263113

ACS

146

ICT quality assurance engineer

263211

ACS

147

ICT support engineer

263212

ACS

148

ICT systems test engineer

263213

ACS

149

ICT support and test engineers (nec)

263299

ACS

150

judicial and other legal professionals (nec)

271299

VETASSESS

151

careers counsellor

272111

VETASSESS

152

drug and alcohol counsellor

272112

VETASSESS

153

family and marriage counsellor

272113

VETASSESS

154

rehabilitation counsellor

272114

VETASSESS

155

student counsellor

272115

VETASSESS

156

counsellors (nec)

272199

VETASSESS

157

interpreter

272412

NAATI

158

social professionals (nec)

272499

VETASSESS

159

recreation officer

272612

VETASSESS

160

welfare worker

272613

ACWA

161

agricultural technician

311111

VETASSESS

Y

162

anaesthetic technician

311211

VETASSESS

163

cardiac technician

311212

VETASSESS

164

medical laboratory technician

311213

AIMS

165

pharmacy technician

311215

VETASSESS

166

medical technicians (nec)

311299

VETASSESS

167

meat inspector

311312

VETASSESS

168

primary products inspectors (nec)

311399

VETASSESS

Y

169

chemistry technician

311411

VETASSESS

170

earth science technician

311412

VETASSESS

171

life science technician

311413

VETASSESS

172

science technicians (nec)

311499

VETASSESS

173

architectural draftsperson

312111

VETASSESS

174

building associate

312112

VETASSESS

175

building inspector

312113

VETASSESS

176

architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)

312199

VETASSESS

177

mechanical engineering technician

312512

TRA

178

metallurgical or materials technician

312912

VETASSESS

179

mine deputy

312913

VETASSESS

180

hardware technician

313111

TRA

181

ICT customer support officer

313112

TRA

182

web administrator

313113

ACS

183

ICT support technicians (nec)

313199

TRA

184

farrier

322113

TRA

185

aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

323111

TRA

186

aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)

323112

TRA

187

aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)

323113

TRA

188

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

323215

TRA

189

metal fitters and machinists (nec)

323299

TRA

190

precision instrument maker and repairer

323314

TRA

191

watch and clock maker and repairer

323316

TRA

192

toolmaker

323412

TRA

193

vehicle body builder

324211

TRA

194

vehicle trimmer

324212

TRA

195

roof tiler

333311

TRA

196

business machine mechanic

342311

TRA

197

cabler (data and telecommunications)

342411

TRA

198

telecommunications linesworker

342413

TRA

199

baker

351111

TRA

200

pastrycook

351112

TRA

201

butcher or smallgoods maker

351211

TRA

202

cook

351411

TRA

203

dog handler or trainer

361111

VETASSESS

204

animal attendants and trainers (nec)

361199

VETASSESS

205

veterinary nurse

361311

VETASSESS

206

florist

362111

TRA

207

gardener (general)

362211

TRA

208

arborist

362212

TRA

209

landscape gardener

362213

TRA

210

greenkeeper

362311

TRA

211

hairdresser

391111

TRA

212

print finisher

392111

TRA

213

printing machinist

392311

TRA

214

dressmaker or tailor

393213

TRA

215

upholsterer

393311

TRA

216

furniture finisher

394211

TRA

217

wood machinist

394213

TRA

218

wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)

394299

TRA

219

chemical plant operator

399211

TRA

220

power generation plant operator

399213

TRA

221

library technician

399312

VETASSESS

222

jeweller

399411

TRA

223

camera operator (film, television or video)

399512

TRA

224

make up artist

399514

TRA

225

sound technician

399516

TRA

226

performing arts technicians (nec)

399599

VETASSESS

227

signwriter

399611

TRA

228

ambulance officer

411111

VETASSESS

229

intensive care ambulance paramedic

411112

VETASSESS

230

dental technician

411213

TRA

231

diversional therapist

411311

VETASSESS

232

enrolled nurse

411411

ANMAC

233

massage therapist

411611

VETASSESS

234

community worker

411711

ACWA

235

disabilities services officer

411712

VETASSESS

236

family support worker

411713

VETASSESS

237

residential care officer

411715

VETASSESS

238

youth worker

411716

ACWA

239

diving instructor (open water)

452311

VETASSESS

240

gymnastics coach or instructor

452312

VETASSESS

241

horse riding coach or instructor

452313

VETASSESS

242

snowsport instructor

452314

VETASSESS

243

swimming coach or instructor

452315

VETASSESS

244

tennis coach

452316

VETASSESS

245

other sports coach or instructor

452317

VETASSESS

246

sports development officer

452321

VETASSESS

247

footballer

452411

VETASSESS

248

sportspersons (nec)

452499

VETASSESS

249

contract administrator

511111

VETASSESS

250

program or project administrator

511112

VETASSESS

251

insurance loss adjuster

599612

VETASSESS

252

insurance agent

611211

VETASSESS

253

retail buyer

639211

VETASSESS

Assessing authorities

Assessing authorities

1

AACA

Architects Accreditation Council of Australia Inc

2

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers

3

ACPSEM

Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

4

ACS

Australian Computer Society

5

ACWA

Australian Community Workers Association

6

ADC

Australian Dental Council

7

AIM

Australian Institute of Management

8

AIMS

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

9

AIQS

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

10

AITSL

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

11

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

12

ANMAC

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited

13

ANZPAC

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council Inc.

14

ANZSNM

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine

15

AOAC

Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council

Note: AOAC was previously known as the Australian and New Zealand Osteopathic Council.

16

AOPA

Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association

17

APC

Australian Physiotherapy Council

18

APharmC

Australian Pharmacy Council

19

APodA

Australian Podiatry Association

Note: APodA was previously known as the Australian Podiatry Council.

20

APS

Australian Psychological Society

21

ASMIRT

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Note: ASMIRT was previously known as the Australian Institute of Radiography.

22

AVBC

Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.

23

CAANZ

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Note: CAANZ was previously known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

24

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

25

CCEA

Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia Limited

26

CPAA

CPA Australia Ltd

27

DAA

Dietitians Association of Australia

28

Engineers Australia

Institution of Engineers Australia

29

IPA

Institute of Public Accountants

30

MedBA

Medical Board of Australia

31

NAATI

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters

32

OCANZ

Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand

33

OTC

Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand) Limited

34

SPA

Speech Pathology Association of Australia

35

SSSI

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

36

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia