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Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

The Medium and long-term strategic skill list (MLTSSL) is the primary list used by the department of immigration to regulate general skilled migration and, as of July 2018.

Currently this list is used for the following visas:

Subclass 189 (Skilled—Independent) visas; and

Subclass 489 (Skilled—Regional (Provisional)) visas by applicants who are not nominated by a State or Territory government agency; and

Subclass 485 (Temporary Graduate) visas

 

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List
ItemColumn 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4

Specified for only certain classes (see subsection 8(2))

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
7accountant (general)221111(a) CPAA; or

(b) CAANZ; or

(c) IPA

8management accountant221112(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

9taxation accountant221113(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

10external auditor221213(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

11internal auditor221214VETASSESS
12actuary224111VETASSESS
13land economist224511VETASSESS
14valuer224512VETASSESS
15management consultant224711VETASSESS
16architect232111AACA
17landscape architect232112VETASSESS
18surveyor232212SSSI
19cartographer232213VETASSESS
20other spatial scientist232214VETASSESS
21chemical engineer233111Engineers Australia
22materials engineer233112Engineers Australia
23civil engineer233211Engineers Australia
24geotechnical engineer233212Engineers Australia
25quantity surveyor233213AIQS
26structural engineer233214Engineers Australia
27transport engineer233215Engineers Australia
28electrical engineer233311Engineers Australia
29electronics engineer233411Engineers Australia
30industrial engineer233511Engineers Australia
31mechanical engineer233512Engineers Australia
32production or plant engineer233513Engineers Australia
33aeronautical engineer233911Engineers Australia
34agricultural engineer233912Engineers Australia
35biomedical engineer233913Engineers Australia
36engineering technologist233914Engineers Australia
37environmental engineer233915Engineers Australia
38naval architect233916Engineers Australia
39agricultural consultant234111VETASSESS
40agricultural scientist234112VETASSESS
41forester234113VETASSESS
42medical laboratory scientist234611AIMS
43veterinarian234711AVBC
44physicist (medical physicist only)234914ACPSEM
45early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher241111AITSL
46secondary school teacher241411AITSL
47special needs teacher241511AITSL
48teacher of the hearing impaired241512AITSL
49teacher of the sight impaired241513AITSL
50special education teachers (nec)241599AITSL
51medical diagnostic radiographer251211ASMIRT
52medical radiation therapist251212ASMIRT
53nuclear medicine technologist251213ANZSNM
54sonographer251214ASMIRT
55optometrist251411OCANZ
56orthotist or prosthetist251912AOPA
57chiropractor252111CCEA
58osteopath252112AOAC
59occupational therapist252411OTC
60physiotherapist252511APC
61podiatrist252611(a) APodA; or

(b) ANZPAC

62audiologist252711VETASSESS
63speech pathologist252712SPA
64general practitioner253111MedBA
65specialist physician (general medicine)253311MedBA
66cardiologist253312MedBA
67clinical haematologist253313MedBA
68medical oncologist253314MedBA
69endocrinologist253315MedBA
70gastroenterologist253316MedBA
71intensive care specialist253317MedBA
72neurologist253318MedBA
73paediatrician253321MedBA
74renal medicine specialist253322MedBA
75rheumatologist253323MedBA
76thoracic medicine specialist253324MedBA
77specialist physicians (nec)253399MedBA
78psychiatrist253411MedBA
79surgeon (general)253511MedBA
80cardiothoracic surgeon253512MedBA
81neurosurgeon253513MedBA
82orthopaedic surgeon253514MedBA
83otorhinolaryngologist253515MedBA
84paediatric surgeon253516MedBA
85plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517MedBA
86urologist253518MedBA
87vascular surgeon253521MedBA
88dermatologist253911MedBA
89emergency medicine specialist253912MedBA
90obstetrician and gynaecologist253913MedBA
91ophthalmologist253914MedBA
92pathologist253915MedBA
93diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917MedBA
94radiation oncologist253918MedBA
95medical practitioners (nec)253999MedBA
96midwife254111ANMAC
97nurse practitioner254411ANMAC
98registered nurse (aged care)254412ANMAC
99registered nurse (child and family health)254413ANMAC
100registered nurse (community health)254414ANMAC
101registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415ANMAC
102registered nurse (developmental disability)254416ANMAC
103registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417ANMAC
104registered nurse (medical)254418ANMAC
105registered nurse (medical practice)254421ANMAC
106registered nurse (mental health)254422ANMAC
107registered nurse (perioperative)254423ANMAC
108registered nurse (surgical)254424ANMAC
109registered nurse (paediatrics)254425ANMAC
110registered nurses (nec)254499ANMAC
111ICT business analyst261111ACS
112systems analyst261112ACS
113analyst programmer261311ACS
114developer programmer261312ACS
115software engineer261313ACS
116ICT security specialist262112ACS
117computer network and systems engineer263111ACS
118telecommunications engineer263311Engineers Australia
119telecommunications network engineer263312Engineers Australia
120barrister271111a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
121solicitor271311a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
122clinical psychologist272311APS
123educational psychologist272312APS
124organisational psychologist272313APS
125psychologists (nec)272399APS
126social worker272511AASW
127civil engineering draftsperson312211(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

128civil engineering technician312212VETASSESS
129electrical engineering draftsperson312311Engineers Australia
130electrical engineering technician312312TRA
131radio communications technician313211TRA
132telecommunications field engineer313212Engineers Australia
133telecommunications network planner313213Engineers AustraliaA
134telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214Engineers Australia
135automotive electrician321111TRA
136motor mechanic (general)321211TRA
137diesel motor mechanic321212TRA
138motorcycle mechanic321213TRA
139small engine mechanic321214TRA
140sheetmetal trades worker322211TRA
141metal fabricator322311TRA
142pressure welder322312TRAA
143welder (first class)322313TRA
144fitter (general)323211TRA
145fitter and turner323212TRA
146fitter‑welder323213TRA
147metal machinist (first class)323214TRA
148locksmith323313TRA
149panelbeater324111TRA
150bricklayer331111TRA
151stonemason331112TRA
152carpenter and joiner331211TRA
153carpenter331212TRA
154joiner331213TRA
155painting trades worker332211TRA
156glazier333111TRA
157fibrous plasterer333211TRA
158solid plasterer333212TRA
159wall and floor tiler333411TRA
160plumber (general)334111TRA
161airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112TRA
162drainer334113TRA
163gasfitter334114TRA
164roof plumber334115TRA
165electrician (general)341111TRA
166electrician (special class)341112TRA
167lift mechanic341113TRA
168airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111TRA
169technical cable jointer342212TRA
170electronic equipment trades worker342313TRA
171electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314TRA
172electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315TRA
173chef351311TRA
174cabinetmaker394111TRA
175boat builder and repairer399111TRA
176shipwright399112TRA

 

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