Updated 186 Skilled Occupation List

Migration (LIN 19/049: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities—Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2019

7          Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

        (1)     The occupations set out in the following table are the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List.

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List
ItemColumn 1OccupationColumn 2ANZSCO codeColumn 3Assessing authorityColumn 4Applicable circumstances (see section 8)
1chief executive or managing director111111IML5
2corporate general manager111211IML5
3construction project manager133111VETASSESS 
4engineering manager133211(a) Engineers Australia; or(b) IML 
5child care centre manager134111ACECQA 
6nursing clinical director134212ANMAC 
7primary health organisation manager134213VETASSESS 
8welfare centre manager134214ACWA 
9faculty head134411VETASSESS 
10chief information officer135111ACS 
11arts administrator or manager139911VETASSESS 
12environmental manager139912VETASSESS 
13dancer or choreographer211112VETASSESS 
14music director211212VETASSESS 
15musician (instrumental)211213VETASSESS 
16artistic director212111VETASSESS 
17accountant (general)221111(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or(c) CAANZ6, 19, 21
18management accountant221112(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or(c) CAANZ6, 19, 21
19taxation accountant221113(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or(c) CAANZ6, 19, 21
20external auditor221213(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or(c) CAANZ 
21internal auditor221214VETASSESS 
22actuary224111VETASSESS 
23statistician224113VETASSESS 
24economist224311VETASSESS 
25land economist224511VETASSESS 
26valuer224512VETASSESS 
27management consultant224711VETASSESS19, 21, 23
28architect232111AACA 
29landscape architect232112VETASSESS 
30surveyor232212SSSI 
31cartographer232213VETASSESS 
32other spatial scientist232214VETASSESS 
33chemical engineer233111Engineers Australia 
34materials engineer233112Engineers Australia 
35civil engineer233211Engineers Australia 
36geotechnical engineer233212Engineers Australia 
37quantity surveyor233213AIQS 
38structural engineer233214Engineers Australia 
39transport engineer233215Engineers Australia 
40electrical engineer233311Engineers Australia 
41electronics engineer233411Engineers Australia 
42industrial engineer233511Engineers Australia 
43mechanical engineer233512Engineers Australia 
44production or plant engineer233513Engineers Australia 
45mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611Engineers Australia 
46petroleum engineer233612Engineers Australia 
47aeronautical engineer233911Engineers Australia 
48agricultural engineer233912Engineers Australia 
49biomedical engineer233913Engineers Australia 
50engineering technologist233914Engineers Australia 
51environmental engineer233915Engineers Australia 
52naval architect233916Engineers Australia 
53engineering professionals (nec)233999Engineers Australia 
54agricultural consultant234111VETASSESS 
55agricultural scientist234112VETASSESS 
56forester234113VETASSESS 
57chemist234211VETASSESS 
58food technologist234212VETASSESS 
59environmental consultant234312VETASSESS 
60environmental research scientist234313VETASSESS 
61environmental scientists (nec)234399VETASSESS 
62geophysicist234412VETASSESS 
63hydrogeologist234413VETASSESS 
64life scientist (general)234511VETASSESS 
65biochemist234513VETASSESS 
66biotechnologist234514VETASSESS 
67botanist234515VETASSESS 
68marine biologist234516VETASSESS 
69microbiologist234517VETASSESS 
70zoologist234518VETASSESS 
71life scientists (nec)234599VETASSESS 
72medical laboratory scientist234611AIMS 
73veterinarian234711AVBC 
74conservator234911VETASSESS 
75metallurgist234912VETASSESS 
76meteorologist234913VETASSESS 
77physicist234914see subsection (2) 
78natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999VETASSESS 
79early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher241111AITSL 
80secondary school teacher241411AITSL 
81special needs teacher241511AITSL 
82teacher of the hearing impaired241512AITSL 
83teacher of the sight impaired241513AITSL 
84special education teachers (nec)241599AITSL 
85university lecturer242111VETASSESS
86medical diagnostic radiographer251211ASMIRT 
87medical radiation therapist251212ASMIRT 
88nuclear medicine technologist251213ANZSNM 
89sonographer251214ASMIRT 
90optometrist251411OCANZ 
91orthotist or prosthetist251912AOPA 
92chiropractor252111CCEA 
93osteopath252112AOAC 
94occupational therapist252411OTC 
95physiotherapist252511APC 
96podiatrist252611PodBA 
97audiologist252711VETASSESS 
98speech pathologist252712SPA 
99general practitioner253111MedBA 
100specialist physician (general medicine)253311MedBA 
101cardiologist253312MedBA 
102clinical haematologist253313MedBA 
103medical oncologist253314MedBA 
104endocrinologist253315MedBA 
105gastroenterologist253316MedBA 
106intensive care specialist253317MedBA 
107neurologist253318MedBA 
108paediatrician253321MedBA 
109renal medicine specialist253322MedBA 
110rheumatologist253323MedBA 
111thoracic medicine specialist253324MedBA 
112specialist physicians (nec)253399MedBA 
113psychiatrist253411MedBA 
114surgeon (general)253511MedBA 
115cardiothoracic surgeon253512MedBA 
116neurosurgeon253513MedBA 
117orthopaedic surgeon253514MedBA 
118otorhinolaryngologist253515MedBA 
119paediatric surgeon253516MedBA 
120plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517MedBA 
121urologist253518MedBA 
122vascular surgeon253521MedBA 
123dermatologist253911MedBA 
124emergency medicine specialist253912MedBA 
125obstetrician and gynaecologist253913MedBA 
126ophthalmologist253914MedBA 
127pathologist253915MedBA 
128diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917MedBA 
129radiation oncologist253918MedBA 
130medical practitioners (nec)253999MedBA 
131midwife254111ANMAC 
132nurse practitioner254411ANMAC 
133registered nurse (aged care)254412ANMAC 
134registered nurse (child and family health)254413ANMAC 
135registered nurse (community health)254414ANMAC 
136registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415ANMAC 
137registered nurse (developmental disability)254416ANMAC 
138registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417ANMAC 
139registered nurse (medical)254418ANMAC 
140registered nurse (medical practice)254421ANMAC 
141registered nurse (mental health)254422ANMAC 
142registered nurse (perioperative)254423ANMAC 
143registered nurse (surgical)254424ANMAC 
144registered nurse (paediatrics)254425ANMAC 
145registered nurses (nec)254499ANMAC 
146ICT business analyst261111ACS 
147systems analyst261112ACS 
148multimedia specialist261211ACS 
149analyst programmer261311ACS 
150developer programmer261312ACS 
151software engineer261313ACS 
152software and applications programmers (nec)261399ACS 
153ICT security specialist262112ACS 
154computer network and systems engineer263111ACS 
155telecommunications engineer263311Engineers Australia 
156telecommunications network engineer263312Engineers Australia 
157barrister271111A legal admissions authority of a State or Territory 
158solicitor271311A legal admissions authority of a State or Territory 
159clinical psychologist272311APS 
160educational psychologist272312APS 
161organisational psychologist272313APS 
162psychologists (nec)272399APS 
163social worker272511AASW 
164civil engineering draftsperson312211(a) Engineers Australia; or(b) VETASSESS 
165civil engineering technician312212VETASSESS 
166electrical engineering draftsperson312311Engineers Australia 
167electrical engineering technician312312TRA 
168radiocommunications technician313211TRA 
169telecommunications field engineer313212Engineers Australia 
170telecommunications network planner313213Engineers Australia 
171telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214Engineers Australia 
172automotive electrician321111TRA 
173motor mechanic (general)321211TRA 
174diesel motor mechanic321212TRA 
175motorcycle mechanic321213TRA 
176small engine mechanic321214TRA 
177sheetmetal trades worker322211TRA 
178metal fabricator322311TRA 
179pressure welder322312TRA 
180welder (first class)322313TRA 
181fitter (general)323211TRA 
182fitter and turner323212TRA 
183fitter‑welder323213TRA 
184metal machinist (first class)323214TRA 
185locksmith323313TRA 
186panelbeater324111TRA 
187bricklayer331111TRA 
188stonemason331112TRA 
189carpenter and joiner331211TRA 
190carpenter331212TRA 
191joiner331213TRA 
192painting trades worker332211TRA 
193glazier333111TRA 
194fibrous plasterer333211TRA 
195solid plasterer333212TRA 
196wall and floor tiler333411TRA 
197plumber (general)334111TRA 
198airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112TRA 
199drainer334113TRA 
200gasfitter334114TRA 
201roof plumber334115TRA 
202electrician (general)341111TRA 
203electrician (special class)341112TRA 
204lift mechanic341113TRA 
205airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111TRA 
206technical cable jointer342212TRA 
207electronic equipment trades worker342313TRA 
208electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314TRA 
209electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315TRA 
210chef351311TRA7, 8
211horse trainer361112TRA 
212cabinetmaker394111TRA 
213boat builder and repairer399111TRA 
214shipwright399112TRA 
215tennis coach452316VETASSESS 
216footballer452411VETASSESS25

Written by Ross Ahmadzai

18 Nov, 2023

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