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Combined list of eligible skilled occupations (India)

Combined list of eligible skilled occupations

A combined list of eligible skilled occupations are listed below. These occupations are eligible for temporary employer sponsorship through the 457 visa program. State and territory governments may also nominate occupations from this list form state or territory nomination.

Occupation List Type Assessing Authority
​Accommodation & Hospitality Managers(nec) STSOL ​VETASSESS
Accountant (General)*** MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Actuary MLTSSL VETASSESS
Acupuncturist STSOL Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
Advertising Manager STSOL AIM
Advertising Specialist*** STSOL VETASSESS
Aeronautical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Aeroplane Pilot*** STSOL CASA
Agricultural Consultant MLTSSL VETASSESS
Agricultural Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Agricultural Scientist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Agricultural Technician*** STSOL VETASSESS
Airconditioning & Mechanical Services Plumber MLTSSL TRA
Airconditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic MLTSSL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) STSOL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) STSOL TRA
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures) STSOL TRA
Ambulance Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Anaesthetic Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Anaesthetist STSOL Medical Board of Australia
Analyst Programmer MLTSSL ACS
Animal Attendants & Trainers (nec)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Apiarist*** STSOL VETASSESS
Aquaculture Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Arborist STSOL TRA
Architect MLTSSL AACA
Architectural Draftsperson STSOL VETASSESS
Architectural, Building & Surveying Technicians (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Art Teacher (Private Tuition) STSOL VETASSESS
Artistic Director STSOL VETASSESS
Arts Administrator or Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Audiologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Automotive Electrician MLTSSL TRA
Baker*** STSOL TRA
Barrister MLTSSL a legal admissions
authority of a
State or Territory
Beef Cattle Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Biochemist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Biomedical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Biotechnologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Boat Builder & Repairer MLTSSL TRA
Book or Script Editor STSOL VETASSESS
Botanist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Bricklayer MLTSSL TRA
Building Associate STSOL VETASSESS
Building Inspector STSOL VETASSESS
Business Machine Mechanic STSOL TRA
Butcher or Smallgoods Maker STSOL TRA
Cabinetmaker MLTSSL TRA
Cabler (Data & Telecommunications) STSOL TRA
Cafe or Restaurant Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video) STSOL TRA
Cardiac Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Cardiologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Cardiothoracic Surgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Careers Counsellor STSOL VETASSESS
Carpenter MLTSSL TRA
Carpenter & Joiner MLTSSL TRA
Cartographer MLTSSL VETASSESS
Chef*** MLTSSL TRA
Chemical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Chemical Plant Operator STSOL TRA
Chemist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Chemistry Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Chief Executive or Managing Director*** MLTSSL AIM
Chief Information Officer MLTSSL ACS
Child Care Centre Manager MLTSSL TRA
Chiropractor MLTSSL CCEA
Civil Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Civil Engineering Draftsperson MLTSSL Engineers Australia/ VETASSESS
Civil Engineering Technician MLTSSL VETASSESS
Clinical Haematologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Clinical Psychologist MLTSSL APS
Commodities Trader STSOL VETASSESS
Community Worker STSOL Australian Community Workers Association
Company Secretary STSOL VETASSESS
Complementary Health Therapists (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Computer Network & Systems Engineer MLTSSL ACS
Conference & Event Organiser*** STSOL VETASSESS
Conservator MLTSSL VETASSESS
Construction Project Manager MLTSSL VETASSESS
Contract Administrator*** STSOL VETASSESS
Cook*** STSOL TRA
Copywriter STSOL VETASSESS
Corporate General Manager*** MLTSSL AIM
Corporate Services Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Cotton Grower*** STSOL VETASSESS
Counsellors (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Crop Farmers (nec)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Customer Service Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Dairy Cattle Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition) STSOL VETASSESS
Dancer or Choreographer STSOL VETASSESS
Database Administrator STSOL ACS
Dental Specialist STSOL ADC
Dental Technician STSOL TRA
Dentist STSOL ADC
Dermatologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Developer Programmer MLTSSL ACS
Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Diesel Motor Mechanic MLTSSL TRA
Dietitian STSOL DAA
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) STSOL VETASSESS
Disabilities Services Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Diversional Therapist STSOL VETASSESS
Diving Instructor (Open Water) STSOL VETASSESS
Dog Handler or Trainer STSOL VETASSESS
Drainer MLTSSL TRA
Dressmaker or Tailor STSOL TRA
Drug & Alcohol Counsellor STSOL VETASSESS
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher MLTSSL AITSL
Earth Science Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Economist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Education Adviser STSOL VETASSESS
Education Managers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Educational Psychologist MLTSSL APS
Electrical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Electrical Engineering Technician MLTSSL TRA
Electrician (General) MLTSSL TRA
Electrician (Special Class) MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) MLTSSL TRA
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) MLTSSL TRA
Electronics engineer MLTSLL Engineers Australia
Emergency Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Endocrinologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Engineering Manager MLTSSL Engineers Australia/AIM
Engineering Professionals (nec) MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Engineering Technologist MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Enrolled Nurse STSOL ANMAC
Environmental Consultant MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Environmental Manager MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Research Scientist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Environmental Scientists (nec) MLTSSL VETASSESS
External Auditor MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Facilities Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Faculty Head MLTSSL VETASSESS
Family & Marriage Counsellor STSOL VETASSESS
Family Support Worker STSOL VETASSESS
Farrier STSOL TRA
Fashion Designer STSOL VETASSESS
Fibrous Plasterer MLTSSL TRA
Film & Video Editor STSOL VETASSESS
Finance Broker STSOL VETASSESS
Finance Manager*** STSOL CPAA/ICAA/IPA
Financial Brokers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Dealers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Investment Adviser STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Investment Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Financial Market Dealer STSOL VETASSESS
Fitness Centre Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Fitter & Turner MLTSSL TRA
Fitter (General) MLTSSL TRA
Fitter-Welder MLTSSL TRA
Florist STSOL TRA
Flower Grower*** STSOL VETASSESS
Flying instructor*** STSOL VETASSESS
Food technologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Footballer STSOL VETASSESS
Forester MLTSSL VETASSESS
Fruit or Nut Grower*** STSOL VETASSESS
Furniture Finisher STSOL TRA
Gallery or Museum Curator STSOL VETASSESS
Gardener (General) STSOL TRA
Gasfitter MLTSSL TRA
Gastroenterologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
General Practitioner MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Geologist STSOL VETASSESS
Geophysicist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Geotechnical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Glazier MLTSSL TRA
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Grape Grower*** STSOL VETASSESS
Graphic Designer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Greenkeeper STSOL TRA
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor STSOL VETASSESS
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Hairdresser*** STSOL TRA
Hardware Technician STSOL TRA
Health & Welfare Services Managers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Health Information Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Health Promotion Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Helicopter Pilot*** STSOL CASA
Horse Breeder*** STSOL VETASSESS
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor STSOL VETASSESS
Horse trainer MLTSSL TRA
Hospital Pharmacist STSOL APharmC
Hotel or Motel Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Human Resource Manager STSOL AIM
Hydrogeologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
ICT Account Manager STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Business Analyst MLTSSL ACS
ICT Business Development Manager STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Customer Support Officer STSOL TRA
ICT Managers (nec) STSOL ACS
ICT Project Manager*** STSOL ACS
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer STSOL ACS
ICT Sales Representative STSOL VETASSESS
ICT Security Specialist MLTSSL ACS
ICT Support Engineer*** STSOL ACS
ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec) STSOL ACS
​ICT Support Technicians (nec) ​STSOL ​TRA
ICT Systems Test Engineer*** STSOL ACS
ICT Trainer STSOL ACS
Illustrator STSOL VETASSESS
Industrial Designer STSOL VETASSESS
Industrial Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Industrial Pharmacist STSOL VETASSESS
Information and Organisation Professionals (nec)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Agent STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Broker STSOL VETASSESS
Insurance Loss Adjuster STSOL VETASSESS
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic STSOL VETASSESS
Intensive Care Specialist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Interior Designer STSOL VETASSESS
Internal Auditor MLTSSL VETASSESS
Interpreter STSOL NAATI
Jeweller STSOL TRA
Jewellery Designer STSOL VETASSESS
Joiner MLTSSL TRA
Journalists & Other Writers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Judicial & Other Legal Professionals (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Laboratory Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Land Economist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Landscape Architect MLTSSL VETASSESS
Landscape Gardener STSOL TRA
Librarian STSOL VETASSESS
Library Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Life Science Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Life scientist (General) MLTSSL VETASSESS
Life scientists (nec) MLTSSL VETASSESS
Lift Mechanic MLTSSL TRA
Livestock  Farmers (nec)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Locksmith MLTSSL TRA
Make Up Artist STSOL TRA
Management Accountant MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Management Consultant*** STSOL VETASSESS
Manufacturer STSOL VETASSESS
Marine Biologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Marketing Specialist*** STSOL VETASSESS
Massage Therapist*** STSOL VETASSESS
Materials Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mathematician STSOL VETASSESS
Meat Inspector STSOL VETASSESS
Mechanical Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mechanical Engineering Technician*** STSOL TRA
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer MLTSSL ASMIRT
Medical Laboratory Scientist MLTSSL AIMS
Medical Laboratory Technician STSOL AIMS
Medical Oncologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Medical Practitioners (nec) MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Medical Radiation Therapist MLTSSL ASMIRT
Medical Technicians (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Metal Fabricator MLTSSL TRA
Metal Fitters & Machinists (nec) STSOL TRA
Metal Machinist (First Class) MLTSSL TRA
Metallurgical or Materials Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Metallurgist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Meteorologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Microbiologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ) STSOL AITSL
Midwife MLTSSL ANMAC
Mine Deputy STSOL VETASSESS
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Mixed Crop & Livestock Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Mixed Crop Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Mixed Livestock Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Motor Mechanic (General) MLTSSL TRA
Motorcycle Mechanic MLTSSL TRA
Multimedia Specialist MLTSSL ACS
Music Director STSOL VETASSESS
Music Professionals (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Music Teacher (Private Tuition) STSOL VETASSESS
Musician (Instrumental) MLTSSL VETASSESS
Natural and physical science professionals (nec) MLTSSL VETASSESS
Naturopath STSOL VETASSESS
Naval Architect MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Network Administrator STSOL ACS
Network Analyst STSOL ACS
Neurologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Neurosurgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Newspaper or Periodical Editor   VETASSESS
Nuclear Medicine Technologist MLTSSL ANZSNM
Nurse Educator STSOL ANMAC
Nurse Manager STSOL ANMAC
Nurse Practitioner MLTSSL ANMAC
Nurse Researcher STSOL ANMAC
Nursing Clinical Director MLTSSL ANMAC
Nutritionist STSOL VETASSESS
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser STSOL VETASSESS
Occupational Therapist MLTSSL OTC
Ophthalmologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Optometrist MLTSSL OCANZ
Organisation & Methods Analyst   VETASSESS
Organisational Psychologist MLTSSL APS
Orthopaedic Surgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Orthoptist STSOL VETASSESS
Orthotist or Prosthetist MLTSSL AOPA
Osteopath MLTSSL ANZOC
Other Spatial Scientist MLTSSL VETASSESS
Other Sports Coach or Instructor STSOL VETASSESS
Otorhinolaryngologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Paediatric Surgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Paediatrician MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Painting Trades Workers MLTSSL TRA
Panelbeater MLTSSL TRA
Pastrycook*** STSOL TRA
Patents Examiner STSOL VETASSESS
Pathologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Performing Arts Technicians (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Petroleum engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Pharmacy Technician STSOL VETASSESS
Photographer STSOL VETASSESS
Physicist MLTSSL VETASSESS (non-medical physicists only); ACPSEM (medical physicists only)
Physiotherapist MLTSSL APC
Pig Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Plumber (General) MLTSSL TRA
Podiatrist MLTSSL APodC/ANZPAC
Post Office Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Poultry Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Power Generation Plant Operator STSOL TRA
Precision Instrument Maker & Repairer STSOL TRA
Primary Health Organisation Manager MLTSSL VETASSESS
Primary Products Inspectors (nec)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Primary School Teacher STSOL AITSL
Print Finisher STSOL TRA
Print Journalist STSOL VETASSESS
Printing Machinist STSOL TRA
Private Tutors & Teachers (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Forestry)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Manufacturing) STSOL VETASSESS
Production Manager (Mining) STSOL VETASSESS
Production or plant engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Program Director (Television or Radio) STSOL VETASSESS
Program or Project Administrator STSOL VETASSESS
Psychiatrist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Psychologists (nec) MLTSSL APS
Public Relations Professional STSOL VETASSESS
Quality Assurance Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Quantity Surveyor MLTSSL AIQS
Radiation Oncologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Radio Communications Technician MLTSSL TRA
Records Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Recreation Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Recruitment Consultant*** STSOL VETASSESS
Registered Nurse (Aged Care) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Community Health) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Medical) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Perioperative) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurse (Surgical) MLTSSL ANMAC
Registered Nurses (nec) MLTSSL ANMAC
Rehabilitation Counsellor STSOL VETASSESS
Renal Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Research and development man ager STSOL VETASSESS
Resident Medical Officer STSOL Medical Board of Australia
Residential Care Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Retail Buyer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Retail Pharmacist STSOL APharmC
Rheumatologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Roof Plumber MLTSSL TRA
Roof Tiler STSOL TRA
Sales & Marketing Manager*** STSOL AIM
School Principal STSOL VETASSESS
Science Technicians (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Secondary School Teacher MLTSSL AITSL
Sheep Farmer*** STSOL VETASSESS
Sheetmetal Trades Worker MLTSSL TRA
Shipwright MLTSSL TRA
Signwriter STSOL TRA
Small Engine Mechanic MLTSSL TRA
Snowsport Instructor STSOL VETASSESS
Social Professionals (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Social Worker MLTSSL AASW
Software & Applications  Programmers (nec) MLTSSL ACS
Software Engineer MLTSSL ACS
Software Tester*** STSOL ACS
Solicitor MLTSSL a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
Solid Plasterer MLTSSL TRA
Sonographer MLTSSL ASMIRT
Sound Technician STSOL TRA
Special Education Teachers (nec) MLTSSL AITSL
Special Needs Teacher MLTSSL AITSL
Specialist Managers (nec) except    
Ambassador STSOL   VETASSESS
Archbishop    
Bishop    
Specialist Physician (General Medicine) MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Specialist Physicians (nec) MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Speech Pathologist MLTSSL SPA
Sports Centre Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Sports Development Officer STSOL VETASSESS
Sportspersons (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Stage Manager STSOL VETASSESS
Statistician MLTSSL VETASSESS
Stockbroking Dealer STSOL VETASSESS
Stonemason MLTSSL TRA
Structural Engineer STSOL Engineers Australia
Student Counsellor STSOL VETASSESS
Sugar Cane Grower*** STSOL VETASSESS
Supply and Distribution Manager*** STSOL AIM
Surgeon (General) MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Surveyor MLTSSL SSSI
Swimming Coach or Instructor STSOL VETASSESS
Systems Administrator STSOL ACS
Systems Analyst MLTSSL ACS
Taxation Accountant*** MLTSSL CPAA/ IPA/CAANZ
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages STSOL VETASSESS
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired MLTSSL AITSL
Teacher of the Sight Impaired MLTSSL AITSL
Technical Cable Jointer MLTSSL TRA
Technical Director STSOL VETASSESS
Technical Sales Representatives (nec)including, but not limited to, education sales representatives*** STSOL VETASSESS
Technical Writer STSOL VETASSESS
Telecommunications Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Field Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Linesworker STSOL TRA
Telecommunications Network Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist MLTSSL Engineers Australia
Television Journalist STSOL VETASSESS
Tennis Coach STSOL VETASSESS
Textile, Clothing  & Footwear Mechanic STSOL TRA
Thoracic Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Toolmaker STSOL TRA
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner STSOL Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
Transport Company Manager*** STSOL VETASSESS
Transport Engineer MLTSSL Engineers Australia
University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University)*** MLTSSL VETASSESS
Upholsterer STSOL TRA
Urban & Regional Planner STSOL VETASSESS
Urologist MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Valuer MLTSSL VETASSESS
Vascular Surgeon MLTSSL Medical Board of Australia
Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ)*** STSOL VETASSESS
Vehicle Body Builder STSOL TRA
Vehicle Trimmer STSOL TRA
Veterinarian MLTSSL AVBC
Veterinary Nurse STSOL VETASSESS
Video Producer STSOL VETASSESS
Visual Arts & Crafts Professionals (nec) STSOL VETASSESS
Wall & Floor Tiler MLTSSL TRA
Watch & Clock Maker & Repairer STSOL TRA
Web Administrator STSOL ACS
Web Designer STSOL VETASSESS
Web Developer*** STSOL ACS
Welder (First Class) MLTSSL TRA
Welfare Centre Manager MLTSSL ACWA
Welfare Worker STSOL ACWA
Wine Maker*** STSOL VETASSESS
Wood Machinist STSOL TRA
Wood Machinists & Other Wood Trades Workers (nec) STSOL TRA
Youth Worker STSOL ACWA
Zoologist MLTSSL VETASSESS
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