STSOL Occupations for Skilled Migration

List of STSOL occupations for a skilled migration. Occupations on this list must get state sponsorship to apply for skilled migration.

You can re-order the list to sort the occupations alphabetically, or by ANZSCO code, and you can also use the search feature to look for an occupation or ANZSCO code.

Please note these lists are subject to change, so if you wish to apply for the visa please contact us first to confirm.


OccupationANZSCO code
aquaculture farmer121111
cotton grower121211
flower grower121212
fruit or nut grower121213
grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)121214
grape grower121215
mixed crop farmer121216
sugar cane grower121217
vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)121221
crop farmers (nec)121299
beef cattle farmer121312
dairy cattle farmer121313
horse breeder121316
mixed livestock farmer121317
pig farmer121318
poultry farmer121321
sheep farmer121322
livestock farmers (nec)121399
mixed crop and livestock farmer121411
sales and marketing manager131112
advertising manager131113
corporate services manager132111
finance manager132211
human resource manager132311
research and development manager132511
production manager (forestry)133511
production manager (manufacturing)133512
production manager (mining)133513
supply and distribution manager133611
health and welfare services managers (nec)134299
school principal134311
education managers (nec)134499
ICT project manager135112
ICT managers (nec)135199
arts administrator or manager139911
laboratory manager139913
quality assurance manager139914
specialist managers (nec) except:
(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
cafe or restaurant manager141111
hotel or motel manager141311
accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)141999
hair or beauty salon manager142114
post office manager142115
fitness centre manager149112
sports centre manager149113
customer service manager149212
conference and event organiser149311
transport company manager149413
facilities manager149913
dancer or choreographer211112
music director211212
music professionals (nec)211299
visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)211499
artistic director212111
book or script editor212212
director (film, television, radio or stage)212312
film and video editor212314
program director (television or radio)212315
stage manager212316
technical director212317
video producer212318
newspaper or periodical editor212412
print journalist212413
technical writer212415
television journalist212416
journalists and other writers (nec)212499
company secretary221211
commodities trader222111
finance broker222112
insurance broker222113
financial brokers (nec)222199
financial market dealer222211
stockbroking dealer222213
financial dealers (nec)222299
financial investment adviser222311
financial investment manager222312
recruitment consultant223112
ICT trainer223211
gallery or museum curator224212
health information manager224213
records manager224214
management consultant224711
organisation and methods analyst224712
patents examiner224914
information and organisation professionals (nec)224999
advertising specialist225111
marketing specialist225113
ICT account manager225211
ICT business development manager225212
ICT sales representative225213
public relations professional225311
technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives225499
aeroplane pilot231111
flying instructor231113
helicopter pilot231114
fashion designer232311
industrial designer232312
jewellery designer232313
graphic designer232411
web designer232414
interior designer232511
urban and regional planner232611
wine maker234213
primary school teacher241213
middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)241311
education adviser249111
art teacher (private tuition)249211
dance teacher (private tuition)249212
music teacher (private tuition)249214
private tutors and teachers (nec)249299
teacher of English to speakers of other languages249311
occupational health and safety adviser251312
hospital pharmacist251511
industrial pharmacist251512
retail pharmacist251513
health promotion officer251911
health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)251999
traditional Chinese medicine practitioner252214
complementary health therapists (nec)252299
dental specialist252311
resident medical officer253112
nurse educator254211
nurse researcher254212
nurse manager254311
web developer261212
software tester261314
database administrator262111
systems administrator262113
network administrator263112
network analyst263113
ICT quality assurance engineer263211
ICT support engineer263212
ICT systems test engineer263213
ICT support and test engineers (nec)263299
judicial and other legal professionals (nec)271299
careers counsellor272111
drug and alcohol counsellor272112
family and marriage counsellor272113
rehabilitation counsellor272114
student counsellor272115
counsellors (nec)272199
social professionals (nec)272499
recreation officer272612
welfare worker272613
agricultural technician311111
anaesthetic technician311211
cardiac technician311212
medical laboratory technician311213
pharmacy technician311215
medical technicians (nec)311299
meat inspector311312
primary products inspectors (nec)311399
chemistry technician311411
earth science technician311412
life science technician311413
science technicians (nec)311499
architectural draftsperson312111
building associate312112
building inspector312113
architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)312199
mechanical engineering technician312512
metallurgical or materials technician312912
mine deputy312913
hardware technician313111
ICT customer support officer313112
web administrator313113
ICT support technicians (nec)313199
aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)323111
aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)323112
aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)323113
textile, clothing and footwear mechanic323215
metal fitters and machinists (nec)323299
precision instrument maker and repairer323314
watch and clock maker and repairer323316
vehicle body builder324211
vehicle trimmer324212
roof tiler333311
business machine mechanic342311
cabler (data and telecommunications)342411
telecommunications linesworker342413
butcher or smallgoods maker351211
dog handler or trainer361111
animal attendants and trainers (nec)361199
veterinary nurse361311
gardener (general)362211
landscape gardener362213
print finisher392111
printing machinist392311
dressmaker or tailor393213
furniture finisher394211
wood machinist394213
wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)394299
chemical plant operator399211
power generation plant operator399213
library technician399312
camera operator (film, television or video)399512
make up artist399514
sound technician399516
performing arts technicians (nec)399599
ambulance officer411111
intensive care ambulance paramedic411112
dental technician411213
diversional therapist411311
enrolled nurse411411
massage therapist411611
community worker411711
disabilities services officer411712
family support worker411713
residential care officer411715
youth worker411716
diving instructor (open water)452311
gymnastics coach or instructor452312
horse riding coach or instructor452313
snowsport instructor452314
swimming coach or instructor452315
tennis coach452316
other sports coach or instructor452317
sports development officer452321
sportspersons (nec)452499
contract administrator511111
program or project administrator511112
insurance loss adjuster599612
insurance agent611211
retail buyer639211