Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Your occupation must be on the following list if you are applying for an Independent or Family Sponsored Points Tested visa or Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) – Graduate Work Stream.

Occupations

1. Accountant (General)***
2. Actuary
3. Aeronautical Engineer
4. Agricultural Consultant
5. Agricultural Engineer
6. Agricultural Scientist
7. Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
8. Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
9. Anaesthetist
10. Analyst Programmer
11. Architect
12. Audiologist
13. Automotive Electrician
14. Barrister
15. Biomedical Engineer
16. Boat Builder and Repairer
17. Bricklayer
18. Cabinetmaker
19. Cardiologist
20. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
21. Carpenter
22. Carpenter and Joiner
23. Cartographer
24. Chef***
25. Chemical Engineer**
26. Child Care Centre Manager
27. Chiropractor
28. Civil Engineer
29. Civil Engineering Draftsperson
30. Civil Engineering Technician**
31. Clinical Haematologist
32. Clinical Psychologist
33. Computer Network and Systems Engineer
34. Construction Project Manager
35. Dermatologist
36. Developer Programmer
37. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
38. Diesel Motor Mechanic
39. Drainer
40. Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher
41. Educational Psychologist
42. Electrical Engineer
43. Electrical Engineering Draftsperson
44. Electrical Engineering Technician
45. Electrical Linesworker**
46. Electrician (General)
47. Electrician (Special Class)
48. Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
49. Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
50. Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
51. Electronics Engineer**
52. Emergency Medicine Specialist
53. Endocrinologist
54. Engineering Manager
55. Engineering Technologist
56. Environmental Engineer
57. External Auditor
58. Fibrous Plasterer
59. Fitter (General)
60. Fitter and Turner
61. Fitter-Welder
62. Forester
63. Gasfitter
64. Gastroenterologist
65. General Practitioner
66. Geotechnical Engineer
67. Glazier
68. ICT business Analyst
69. Industrial Engineer**
70. Intensive Care Specialist
71. Internal Auditor
72. Joiner
73. Land Economist
74. Landscape Architect
75. Lift Mechanic
76. Locksmith
77.Management Accountant
78.Materials Engineer**
79.Mechanical Engineer
80.Medical Administrator**
81.Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
82.Medical Laboratory Scientist
83.Medical Oncologist
84.Medical Practitioners nec
85.Medical Radiation Therapist
86.Metal Fabricator
87.Metal Machinist (First Class)
88.Midwife
89.Motor Mechanic (General)
90.Motorcycle Mechanic
91. Naval Architect
92. Neurologist
93. Neurosurgeon
94. Nuclear Medicine Technologist
95. Nurse Practitioner
96. Nursing Clinical Director
97. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
98. Occupational Therapist
99. Ophthalmologist
100. Optometrist
101. Organisational Psychologist
102. Orthopaedic Surgeon
103. Orthotist or Prosthetist
104. Osteopath
105. Other Spatial Scientist
106. Otorhinolaryngologist
107. Paediatric Surgeon
108. Paediatrician
109. Painting trades workers
110. Panelbeater
111. Pathologist
112. Physicist (Medical Physicist only)
113. Physiotherapist
114. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
115. Plumber (General)
116. Podiatrist
117. Pressure Welder**
118. Primary Health Organisation Manager
119. Production Manager (Mining)**
120. Production or Plant Engineer**
121. Project Builder**
122. Psychiatrist
123. Psychologists nec
124. Psychotherapist
125. Quantity Surveyor
126. Radiation Oncologist
127. Radio Communications Technician
128. Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
129. Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
130. Registered Nurse (Community Health)
131. Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
132. Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
133. Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
134. Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
135. Registered Nurse (Medical)
136. Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
137. Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
138. Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
139. Registered Nurse (Surgical)
140. Registered Nurses nec
141. Renal Medicine Specialist
142. Rheumatologist
143. Roof plumber
144. Secondary School Teacher
145. Sheetmetal Trades Worker
146. Ship’s Engineer**
147. Ship’s Master**
148. Ship’s Officer**
149. Shipwright
150. Small Engine Mechanic
151. Social Worker
152. Software Engineer
153. Solicitor
154. Solid Plasterer
155. Sonographer
156. Special Education Teachers nec
157. Special Needs Teacher
158. Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
159. Specialist Physicians nec
160. Speech Pathologist
161. Stonemason**
162. Structural Engineer
163. Surgeon (General)
164. Surveyor
165. Systems Analyst
166. Taxation Accountant
167. Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
168. Teacher of the Sight Impaired
169. Technical Cable Jointer
170. Telecommunications Engineer
171. Telecommunications Field Engineer
172. Telecommunications Network Engineer
173. Telecommunications Network Planner**
174. Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist
175. Thoracic Medicine Specialist
176. Transport Engineer
177. Urologist
178. Valuer
179. Vascular Surgeon
180. Veterinarian
181. Wall and Floor Tiler
182. Welder (First Class)
183. Welfare Centre Manager

  • There are 16 occupations in this MLTSSL list which are also only available for the following visa programmes: Skilled – Independent (subclass 189), Temporary Graduate (subclass 485), Skilled-Regional (Provisional) (subclass 489) – Family nominated
    These 16 occupations are indicated via ‘** asterisks’.

Combined List of Eligible Skilled Occupations (STSOL) & (MLTSSL)

Your occupation must be on the following list if you are nominated by a State or Territory Government, a direct entry stream Employer Nomination Scheme visa, a Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) or a Training and Research Visa (Subclass 402).

Occupations

1. Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec
2. Accountant (General)***
3. Actuary
4. Acupuncturist
5. Advertising Manager
6. Advertising Specialist***
7. Aeronautical Engineer
8. Agricultural Consultant
9. Agricultural Engineer
10. Agricultural Scientist
11. Agricultural Technician***
12. Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
13. Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
14. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
15. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)
16. Ambulance Officer
17. Anaesthetic Technician
18. Anaesthetist
19. Analyst Programmer
20. Animal Attendants and Trainers nec ***
21. Apiarist ***
22. Aquaculture Farmer ***
23. Arborist
24. Architect
25. Architectural Draftsperson
26. Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec
27. Art Teacher (Private Tuition)
28. Arts Administrator or Manager
29. Audiologist
30. Automotive Electrician
31. Baker ***
32. Barrister
33. Beef Cattle Farmer ***
34. Biomedical Engineer
35. Boat Builder and Repairer
36. Book or Script Editor
37. Botanist
38. Bricklayer
39. Building Associate
40. Building Inspector
41. Business Machine Mechanic
42. Cabinetmaker
43. Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
44. Cafe or Restaurant Manager***
45. Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)
46. Cardiac Technician
47. Cardiologist
48. Cardiothoracic Surgeon
49. Careers Counsellor
50. Carpenter
51. Carpenter and Joiner
52. Cartographer
53. Chef***
54. Chemical Plant Operator
55. Chemist
56. Chemistry Technician
57. Chief Executive or Managing Director ***
58. Chief Information Officer
59. Child Care Centre Manager
60. Chiropractor
61. Civil Engineer
62. Civil Engineering Draftsperson
63. Clinical Haematologist
64. Clinical Psychologist
65. Commodities Trader
66. Community Worker
67. Company Secretary
68. Complementary Health Therapists nec
69. Computer Network and Systems Engineer
70. Conference and Event Organiser ***
71. Conservator
72. Construction Project Manager
73. Contract Administrator ***
74. Cook***
75. Copywriter
76. Corporate General Manager ***
77. Corporate Services Manager ***
78. Coton Grower ***
79. Counsellors nec
80. Crop Farmers nec ***
81. Customer Service Manager ***
82. Dairy Cattle Farmer ***
83. Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)
84. Dancer or Choreographer
85. Database Administrator
86. Dental Specialist
87. Dental Technician
88. Dentist
89. Dermatologist
90. Developer Programmer
91. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
92. Diesel Motor Mechanic
93. Dietitian
94. Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
95. Disabilities Services Officer
96. Diversional Therapist
97. Diving Instructor (Open Water)
98. Dog Handler or Trainer
99. Drainer
100. Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
101. Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher
102. Earth Science Technician
103. Economist
104. Education Adviser
105. Education Managers nec
106. Educational Psychologist
107. Electrical Engineer
108. Electrical Engineering Draftsperson
109. Electrical Engineering Technician
110. Electrician (General)
111. Electrician (Special Class)
112. Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
113. Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
114. Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
115. Emergency Medicine Specialist
116. Endocrinologist
117. Engineering Manager
118. Engineering Professionals nec
119. Engineering Technologist
120. Enrolled Nurse
121. Environmental Consultant
122. Environmental Engineer
123. Environmental Manager
124. Environmental Research Scientist
125. Environmental Scientists nec
126. Equipment Hire Manager
127. External Auditor
128. Facilities Manager ***
129. Faculty Head
130. Family and Marriage Counsellor
131. Family Support Worker
132. Farrier
133. Fashion Designer
134. Fibrous Plasterer
135. Film and Video Editor
136. Finance Broker
137. Finance Manager ***
138. Financial Brokers nec
139. Financial Dealers nec
140. Financial Investment Adviser
141. Financial Investment Manager
142. Financial Market Dealer
143. Fitness Centre Manager
144. Fitter (General)
145. Fitter and Turner
146. Fitter-Welder
147. Fleet Manager
148. Florist
149. Flower Grower ***
150. Footballer
151. Forester
152. Fruit or Nut Grower ***
153. Furniture Finisher
154. Gallery or Museum Curator
155. Gardener (General)
156. Gasfitter
157. Gastroenterologist
158. General Practitioner
159. Geologist
160. Geotechnical Engineer
161. Glazier
162. Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ) ***
163. Grape Grower ***
164. Graphic Designer ***
165. Greenkeeper
166. Gymnastics Coach or Instructor
167. Hair or Beauty Salon Manager ***
168. Hairdresser ***
169. Hardware Technician
170. Health and Welfare Services Managers nec
171. Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec
172. Health Information Manager
173. Health Promotion Officer
174. Horse Breeder ***
175. Horse Riding Coach or Instructor
176. Hospital Pharmacist
177. Hotel or Motel Manager ***
178. Human Resource Manager
179. ICT Account Manager
180. ICT business Analyst
181. ICT Business Development Manager
182. ICT Customer Support Officer
183. ICT Managers nec
184. ICT Project Manager ***
185. ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
186. ICT Sales Representative
187. ICT Security Specialist
188. ICT Support Engineer ***
189. ICT Systems Test Engineer ***
190. ICT Trainer
191. Illustrator
192. Industrial Designer
193. Industrial Pharmacist
194. Information and Organisation Professionals nec ***
195. Insurance Agent
196. Insurance Broker
197. Insurance Loss Adjuster
198. Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic
199. Intensive Care Specialist
200. Interior Designer
201. Internal Auditor
202. Interpreter
203. Jeweller
204. Jewellery Designer
205. Joiner
206. Journalists and Other Writers nec
207. Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec
208. Laboratory Manager
209. Land Economist
210. Landscape Architect
211. Landscape Gardener
212. Librarian
213. Library Technician
214. Life Science Technician
215. Lift Mechanic
216. Livestock Farmer ***
217. Locksmith
218. Make Up Artist
219. Management Accountant
220. Management Consultant ***
221. Manufacturer
222. Marine Biologist
223. Marketing Specialist ***
224. Massage Therapist ***
225. Mathematician
226. Meat Inspector
227. Mechanical Engineer
228. Mechanical Engineering Technician ***
229. Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
230. Medical Laboratory Scientist
231. Medical Laboratory Technician
232. Medical Oncologist
233. Medical Practitioners nec
234. Medical Radiation Therapist
235. Medical Technicians nec
236. Metal Fabricator
237. Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
238. Metal Machinist (First Class)
239. Metallurgical or Materials Technician
240. Meteorologist
241. Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)
242. Midwife
243. Mine Deputy
244. Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum)
245. Minister of Religion*
246. Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer ***
247. Mixed Crop Farmer ***
248. Mixed Livestock Farmer ***
249. Motor Mechanic (General)
250. Motorcycle Mechanic
251. Multimedia Specialist
252. Music Teacher (Private Tuition)
253. Musician (Instrumental)
254. Naturopath
255. Naval Architect
256. Network Administrator
257. Network Analyst
258. Neurologist
259. Neurosurgeon
260. Newspaper or Periodical Editor
261. Nuclear Medicine Technologist
262. Nurse Educator
263. Nurse Manager
264. Nurse Practitioner
265. Nursing Clinical Director
266. Nutritionist
267. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
268. Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
269. Occupational Therapist
270. Ophthalmologist
271. Optometrist
272. Organisation and Methods Analyst
273. Organisational Psychologist
274. Orthopaedic Surgeon
275. Orthoptist
276. Orthotist or Prosthetist
277. Osteopath
278. Other Spatial Scientist
279. Other Sports Coach or Instructor
280. Otorhinolaryngologist
281. Paediatric Surgeon
282. Paediatrician
283. Painting trades workers
284. Panelbeater
285. Pastrycook ***
286. Patents Examiner
287. Pathologist
288. Performing Arts Technicians nec
289. Pharmacy Technician
290. Photographer
291. Physicist
292. Physicist (Medical Physicist only)
293. Physiotherapist
294. Picture Framer
295. Pig Farmer ***
296. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
297. Plumber (General)
298. Podiatrist
299. Post Office Manager
300. Poultry Farmer ***
301. Power Generation Plant Operator
302. Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
303. Primary Health Organisation Manager
304. Primary Products Inspectors nec ***
305. Primary School Teacher
306. Print Finisher
307. Print Journalist
308. Printing Machinist
309. Private Tutors and Teachers nec
310. Production Manager (Forestry) ***
311. Program Director (Television or Radio)
312. Program or Project Administrator
313. Property Manager
314. Psychiatrist
315. Psychologists nec
316. Psychotherapist
317. Public Relations Professional
318. Quality Assurance Manager
319. Quantity Surveyor
320. Radiation Oncologist
321. Radio Communications Technician
322. Real Estate Agency Principal
323. Real Estate Agent
324. Real Estate Representative
325. Records Manager
326. Recreation Officer
327. Recruitment Consultant ***
328. Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
329. Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
330. Registered Nurse (Community Health)
331. Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
332. Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
333. Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
334. Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
335. Registered Nurse (Medical)
336. Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
337. Registered Nurse (Paediatric)
338. Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
339. Registered Nurse (Surgical)
340. Registered Nurses nec
341. Rehabilitation Counsellor
342. Renal Medicine Specialist
343. Resident Medical Officer
344. Residential Care Officer
345. Retail Pharmacist
346. Rheumatologist
347. Roof plumber
348. Roof Tiler
349. Sales and Marketing Manager ***
350. School Principal
351. Science Technicians nec
352. Secondary School Teacher
353. Sheep Farmer ***
354. Sheetmetal Trades Worker
355. Shipwright
356. Signwriter
357. Small Engine Mechanic
358. Snowsport Instructor
359. Social Professionals nec
360. Social Worker
361. Software and Applications Programmers nec
362. Software Engineer
363. Software Tester ***
364. Solicitor
365. Solid Plasterer
366. Sonographer
367. Sound Technician
368. Special Education Teachers nec
369. Special Needs Teacher
370. Specialist Managers nec except:
371. Ambassador
372. Archbishop
373. Bishop
374. Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
375. Specialist Physicians nec
376. Speech Pathologist
377. Sports Centre Manager
378. Sports Development Officer
379. Sportspersons nec
380. Stage Manager
381. Statistician
382. Stockbroking Dealer
383. Structural Engineer
384. Student Counsellor
385. Sugar Cane Grower ***
386. Supply and Distribution Manager ***
387. Surgeon (General)
388. Surveyor
389. Swimming Coach or Instructor
390. Systems Administrator
391. Systems Analyst
392. Taxation Accountant
393. Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
394. Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
395. Teacher of the Sight Impaired
396. Technical Cable Jointer
397. Technical Director
398. Technical Sales Representatives nec ***
399. Technical Writer
400. Telecommunications Engineer
401. Telecommunications Field Engineer
402. Telecommunications Linesworker
403. Telecommunications Network Engineer
404. Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist
405. Television Journalist
406. Tennis Coach
407. Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic
408. Thoracic Medicine Specialist
409. Toolmaker
410. Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
411. Transport Company Manager ***
412. Transport Engineer
413. University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) ***
414. University Tutor
415. Upholsterer
416. Urban and Regional Planner
417. Urologist
418. Valuer
419. Vascular Surgeon
420. Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ) ***
421. Vehicle Body Builder
422. Vehicle Trimmer
423. Veterinarian
424. Veterinary Nurse
425. Video Producer
426. Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec
427. Wall and Floor Tiler
428. Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer
429. Web Administrator
430. Web Designer
431. Welder (First Class)
432. Welfare Centre Manager
433. Welfare Worker
434. Wine Maker ***
435. Wood Machinist
436. Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec
437. Youth Worker
438. Zoologist

  • Caveats apply to certain occupations on these lists which exclude use of the occupation in certain circumstances for the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) programme. Caveats are indicated via ‘*** asterisks’.
  • You can only nominate Minister of Religion (ANZSCO 272211) for Training visa (subclass 407). This is indicated via an ‘* asterisk’ and does not currently have a caveat.