Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List LIN19/051

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 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

1construction project manager133111VETASSESS
2engineering manager133211(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) AIM

3child care centre manager134111TRA
4nursing clinical director134212ANMAC
5primary health organisation manager134213VETASSESS
6welfare centre manager134214ACWA
7arts administrator or manager139911VETASSESS
8environmental manager139912VETASSESS
9dancer or choreographer211112VETASSESS
10music director211212VETASSESS
11musician (instrumental)211213VETASSESS
12artistic director212111VETASSESS
13accountant (general)221111(a) CPAA; or

(b) CAANZ; or

(c) IPA

14management accountant221112(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

15taxation accountant221113(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

16external auditor221213(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

17internal auditor221214VETASSESS
18actuary224111VETASSESS
19statistician224113VETASSESS
20economist224311VETASSESS
21land economist224511VETASSESS
22valuer224512VETASSESS
23management consultant224711VETASSESS
24architect232111AACA
25landscape architect232112VETASSESS
26surveyor232212SSSI
27cartographer232213VETASSESS
28other spatial scientist232214VETASSESS
29chemical engineer233111Engineers Australia
30materials engineer233112Engineers Australia
31civil engineer233211Engineers Australia
32geotechnical engineer233212Engineers Australia
33quantity surveyor233213AIQS
34structural engineer233214Engineers Australia
35transport engineer233215Engineers Australia
36electrical engineer233311Engineers Australia
37electronics engineer233411Engineers Australia
38industrial engineer233511Engineers Australia
39mechanical engineer233512Engineers Australia
40production or plant engineer233513Engineers Australia
41mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611Engineers Australia
42petroleum engineer233612Engineers Australia
43aeronautical engineer233911Engineers Australia
44agricultural engineer233912Engineers Australia
45biomedical engineer233913Engineers Australia
46engineering technologist233914Engineers Australia
47environmental engineer233915Engineers Australia
48naval architect233916Engineers Australia
49engineering professionals (nec)233999Engineers Australia
50agricultural consultant234111VETASSESS
51agricultural scientist234112VETASSESS
52forester234113VETASSESS
53chemist234211VETASSESS
54food technologist234212VETASSESS
55environmental consultant234312VETASSESS
56environmental research scientist234313VETASSESS
57environmental scientist (nec)234399VETASSESS
58geophysicist234412VETASSESS
59hydrogeologist234413VETASSESS
60life scientist (general)234511VETASSESS
61biochemist234513VETASSESS
62biotechnologist234514VETASSESS
63botanist234515VETASSESS
64marine biologist234516VETASSESS
65microbiologist234517VETASSESS
66zoologist234518VETASSESS
67life scientists (nec)234599VETASSESS
68medical laboratory scientist234611AIMS
69veterinarian234711AVBC
70conservator234911VETASSESS
71metallurgist234912VETASSESS
72meteorologist234913VETASSESS
73physicist234914VETASSESS/ACPSEM
74natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999VETASSESS
75early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher241111AITSL
76secondary school teacher241411AITSL
77special needs teacher241511AITSL
78teacher of the hearing impaired241512AITSL
79teacher of the sight impaired241513AITSL
80special education teachers (nec)241599AITSL
81university lecturer242111VETASSESS
82medical diagnostic radiographer251211ASMIRT
83medical radiation therapist251212ASMIRT
84nuclear medicine technologist251213ANZSNM
85sonographer251214ASMIRT
86optometrist251411OCANZ
87orthotist or prosthetist251912AOPA
88chiropractor252111CCEA
89osteopath252112AOAC
90occupational therapist252411OTC
91physiotherapist252511APC
92podiatrist252611ANZPAC
93audiologist252711VETASSESS
94speech pathologist252712SPA
95general practitioner253111MedBA
96specialist physician (general medicine)253311MedBA
97cardiologist253312MedBA
98clinical haematologist253313MedBA
99medical oncologist253314MedBA
100endocrinologist253315MedBA
101gastroenterologist253316MedBA
102intensive care specialist253317MedBA
103neurologist253318MedBA
104paediatrician253321MedBA
105renal medicine specialist253322MedBA
106rheumatologist253323MedBA
107thoracic medicine specialist253324MedBA
108specialist physicians (nec)253399MedBA
109psychiatrist253411MedBA
110surgeon (general)253511MedBA
111cardiothoracic surgeon253512MedBA
112neurosurgeon253513MedBA
113orthopaedic surgeon253514MedBA
114otorhinolaryngologist253515MedBA
115paediatric surgeon253516MedBA
116plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517MedBA
117urologist253518MedBA
118vascular surgeon253521MedBA
119dermatologist253911MedBA
120emergency medicine specialist253912MedBA
121obstetrician and gynaecologist253913MedBA
122ophthalmologist253914MedBA
123pathologist253915MedBA
124diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917MedBA
125radiation oncologist253918MedBA
126medical practitioners (nec)253999MedBA
127midwife254111ANMAC
128nurse practitioner254411ANMAC
129registered nurse (aged care)254412ANMAC
130registered nurse (child and family health)254413ANMAC
131registered nurse (community health)254414ANMAC
132registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415ANMAC
133registered nurse (developmental disability)254416ANMAC
134registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417ANMAC
135registered nurse (medical)254418ANMAC
136registered nurse (medical practice)254421ANMAC
137registered nurse (mental health)254422ANMAC
138registered nurse (perioperative)254423ANMAC
139registered nurse (surgical)254424ANMAC
140registered nurse (paediatrics)254425ANMAC
141registered nurses (nec)254499ANMAC
142ICT business analyst261111ACS
143systems analyst261112ACS
144multimedia specialist261211ACS
145analyst programmer261311ACS
146developer programmer261312ACS
147software engineer261313ACS
148software and applications programmers (nec)261399ACS
149ICT security specialist262112ACS
150computer network and systems engineer263111ACS
151telecommunications engineer263311Engineers Australia
152telecommunications network engineer263312Engineers Australia
153barrister271111a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
154solicitor271311a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
155clinical psychologist272311APS
156educational psychologist272312APS
157organisational psychologist272313APS
158psychologists (nec)272399APS
159social worker272511AASW
160civil engineering draftsperson312211(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

161civil engineering technician312212VETASSESS
162electrical engineering draftsperson312311Engineers Australia
163electrical engineering technician312312TRA
164radio communications technician313211TRA
165telecommunications field engineer313212Engineers Australia
166telecommunications network planner313213Engineers Australia
167telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214Engineers Australia
168automotive electrician321111TRA
169motor mechanic (general)321211TRA
170diesel motor mechanic321212TRA
171motorcycle mechanic321213TRA
172small engine mechanic321214TRA
173sheetmetal trades worker322211TRA
174metal fabricator322311TRA
175pressure welder322312TRA
176welder (first class)322313TRA
177fitter (general)323211TRA
178fitter and turner323212TRA
179fitter‑welder323213TRA
180metal machinist (first class)323214TRA
181locksmith323313TRA
182panelbeater324111TRA
183bricklayer331111TRA
184stonemason331112TRA
185carpenter and joiner331211TRA
186carpenter331212TRA
187joiner331213TRA
188painting trades worker332211TRA
189glazier333111TRA
190fibrous plasterer333211TRA
191solid plasterer333212TRA
192wall and floor tiler333411TRA
193plumber (general)334111TRA
194airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112TRA
195drainer334113TRA
196gasfitter334114TRA
197roof plumber334115TRA
198electrician (general)341111TRA
199electrician (special class)341112TRA
200lift mechanic341113TRA
201airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111TRA
202technical cable jointer342212TRA
203electronic equipment trades worker342313TRA
204electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314TRA
205electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315TRA
206chef351311TRA
207horse trainer361112TRA
208cabinetmaker394111TRA
209boat builder and repairer399111TRA
210shipwright399112TRA
211tennis coach452316VETASSESS
212footballer452411VETASSESS
Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List
ItemColumn 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Applicable circumstances (see section 9)

1chief executive or managing director1111115
2corporate general manager1112115
3construction project manager133111
4engineering manager133211
5child care centre manager134111
6nursing clinical director134212
7primary health organisation manager134213
8welfare centre manager134214
9faculty head134411
10chief information officer135111
11arts administrator or manager139911
12environmental manager139912
13dancer or choreographer211112
14music director211212
15musician (instrumental)211213
16artistic director212111
17accountant (general)2211116, 19, 21
18management accountant2211126, 19, 21
19taxation accountant2211136, 19, 21
20external auditor221213
21internal auditor221214
22actuary224111
23statistician224113
24economist224311
25land economist224511
26valuer224512
27management consultant22471119, 21, 23
28architect232111
29landscape architect232112
30surveyor232212
31cartographer232213
32other spatial scientist232214
33chemical engineer233111
34materials engineer233112
35civil engineer233211
36geotechnical engineer233212
37quantity surveyor233213
38structural engineer233214
39transport engineer233215
40electrical engineer233311
41electronics engineer233411
42industrial engineer233511
43mechanical engineer233512
44production or plant engineer233513
45mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611
46petroleum engineer233612
47aeronautical engineer233911
48agricultural engineer233912
49biomedical engineer233913
50engineering technologist233914
51environmental engineer233915
52naval architect233916
53engineering professionals (nec)233999
54agricultural consultant234111
55agricultural scientist234112
56forester234113
57chemist234211
58food technologist234212
59environmental consultant234312
60environmental research scientist234313
61environmental scientists (nec)234399
62geophysicist234412
63hydrogeologist234413
64life scientist (general)234511
65biochemist234513
66biotechnologist234514
67botanist234515
68marine biologist234516
69microbiologist234517
70zoologist234518
71life scientists (nec)234599
72medical laboratory scientist234611
73veterinarian234711
74conservator234911
75metallurgist234912
76meteorologist234913
77physicist234914
78natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999
79early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher241111
80secondary school teacher241411
81special needs teacher241511
82teacher of the hearing impaired241512
83teacher of the sight impaired241513
84special education teachers (nec)241599
85university lecturer242111
86medical diagnostic radiographer251211
87medical radiation therapist251212
88nuclear medicine technologist251213
89sonographer251214
90optometrist251411
91orthotist or prosthetist251912
92chiropractor252111
93osteopath252112
94occupational therapist252411
95physiotherapist252511
96podiatrist252611
97audiologist252711
98speech pathologist252712
99general practitioner25311124
100specialist physician (general medicine)253311
101cardiologist253312
102clinical haematologist253313
103medical oncologist253314
104endocrinologist253315
105gastroenterologist253316
106intensive care specialist253317
107neurologist253318
108paediatrician253321
109renal medicine specialist253322
110rheumatologist253323
111thoracic medicine specialist253324
112specialist physicians (nec)253399
113psychiatrist253411
114surgeon (general)253511
115cardiothoracic surgeon253512
116neurosurgeon253513
117orthopaedic surgeon253514
118otorhinolaryngologist253515
119paediatric surgeon253516
120plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517
121urologist253518
122vascular surgeon253521
123dermatologist253911
124emergency medicine specialist253912
125obstetrician and gynaecologist253913
126ophthalmologist253914
127pathologist253915
128diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917
129radiation oncologist253918
130medical practitioners (nec)25399924
131midwife254111
132nurse practitioner254411
133registered nurse (aged care)254412
134registered nurse (child and family health)254413
135registered nurse (community health)254414
136registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415
137registered nurse (developmental disability)254416
138registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417
139registered nurse (medical)254418
140registered nurse (medical practice)254421
141registered nurse (mental health)254422
142registered nurse (perioperative)254423
143registered nurse (surgical)254424
144registered nurse (paediatrics)254425
145registered nurses (nec)254499
146ICT business analyst261111
147systems analyst261112
148multimedia specialist261211
149analyst programmer261311
150developer programmer261312
151software engineer261313
152software and applications programmers (nec)261399
153ICT security specialist262112
154computer network and systems engineer263111
155telecommunications engineer263311
156telecommunications network engineer263312
157barrister271111
158solicitor271311
159clinical psychologist272311
160educational psychologist272312
161organisational psychologist272313
162psychologists (nec)272399
163social worker272511
164civil engineering draftsperson312211
165civil engineering technician312212
166electrical engineering draftsperson312311
167electrical engineering technician312312
168radio communications technician313211
169telecommunications field engineer313212
170telecommunications network planner313213
171telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214
172automotive electrician321111
173motor mechanic (general)321211
174diesel motor mechanic321212
175motorcycle mechanic321213
176small engine mechanic321214
177sheetmetal trades worker322211
178metal fabricator322311
179pressure welder322312
180welder (first class)322313
181fitter (general)323211
182fitter and turner323212
183fitter‑welder323213
184metal machinist (first class)323214
185locksmith323313
186panelbeater324111
187bricklayer331111
188stonemason331112
189carpenter and joiner331211
190carpenter331212
191joiner331213
192painting trades worker332211
193glazier333111
194fibrous plasterer333211
195solid plasterer333212
196wall and floor tiler333411
197plumber (general)334111
198airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112
199drainer334113
200gasfitter334114
201roof plumber334115
202electrician (general)341111
203electrician (special class)341112
204lift mechanic341113
205airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111
206technical cable jointer342212
207electronic equipment trades worker342313
208electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314
209electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315
210chef3513117, 8
211horse trainer361112
212cabinetmaker394111
213boat builder and repairer399111
214shipwright399112
215tennis coach452316
216footballer45241125
Applicable circumstances (Caveats on occupations)
ItemColumn 1

Circumstance

1The position does not require a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience.
2The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000.
3(a) the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD65,000; and

(b) if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

4(a) the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD80,000; and

(b) if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

5(a) the position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD180,001; and

(b) if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

6The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.
7The position is involved in mass production in a factory setting.
8The position is in a limited service restaurant.
9The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1:              Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2:              Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3:              Truck driving.

10The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).
11The position:

(a) is based in a front‑line retail setting; or

(b) predominantly involves direct client transactional interaction on a regular basis.

12The position:

(a) is not a full‑time position; or

(b) is not based in a therapeutic setting; or

(c) involves the provision of non‑medical relaxation massage; or

(d) is in a retail setting.

13The position predominantly involves hairdressing or beauty therapy related non‑managerial tasks.
14The position:

(a) is not located in a commercial building or shopping centre environment; or

(b) predominantly involves managing the provision of only one particular service to a facility or managing one particular relationship.

Example:                 Managing the cleaning contract for a facility but not other contracts relevant to the facility.

15The position:

(a) is based in a front‑line retail setting; or

(b) is based in a call centre and does not require a significant technical knowledge of products; or

(c) predominantly involves selling educational courses to individual students.

16The position relates to mobile phone repairs.
17The position relates to mass or standardised production (as opposed to specialist production), including the following:

(a) a position based in a franchise or factory;

(b) a position that:

(i) involves full or partial production of food product for distribution to another location; or

(ii) predominantly involves the use of pre‑prepared food product from another location.

18The position relates to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.
19The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.
20(a) the position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000; and

(b) if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

21The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.
22(a) the position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees; and

(b) if the nominee is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

23The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD90,000.
24A current health workforce certificate for the position and the occupation has not been presented to the Department.
25The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD120,000.
26The position has nominated annual earnings of less than AUD80,000.
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