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IMMI 17/080 Specifications as made
This instrument specifies occupations for the purposes of sub-subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A), and specify assessing authorities for the purposes of 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, in regard to the specification of occupations on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).
Administered by: Immigration and Border Protection
Made 28 Jun 2017
Registered 30 Jun 2017

 

Migration (IMMI 17/080: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities—Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2017

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, make the following instrument.

Dated 28 June 2017

The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                                                        1

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Specification of occupations and assessing authorities                                           3

5............ Specification of occupations and assessing authorities.................................................. 3

6............ Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List................................................................. 3

7............ Short‑term Skilled Occupation List............................................................................. 10

8............ Certain occupations not applicable to persons who are to work in certain positions.... 18

9............ Assessing authorities................................................................................................... 20

Part 3—Transitional provisions                                                                                                             22

10.......... Application of this instrument..................................................................................... 22

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

             (1)  This instrument is the Migration (IMMI 17/080: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities—Subclass 186 Visa) Instrument 2017.

             (2)    This instrument may be cited as IMMI 17/080.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following provisions of the Migration Regulations 1994:

                     (a)  sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A);

                     (b)  paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Regulations, including AUD.

                   In this instrument:

international trade obligation means an obligation of Australia under international law that relates to international trade, including such an obligation that arises under any agreement between Australia and another country, or other countries.

limited service restaurant includes the following:

                     (a)  a fast food or takeaway food service;

                     (b)  a fast casual restaurant;

                     (c)  a drinking establishment that offers only a limited food service;

                     (d)  a limited service cafe, including a coffee shop or mall cafe;

                     (e)  a limited service pizza restaurant.

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List means the table in subsection 6(1).

nec is short for not elsewhere classified.

Regulations means the Migration Regulations 1994.

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List means the table in section 7.

university lecturer includes a research associate or research fellow in a university.

Part 2Specification of occupations and assessing authorities

  

5  Specification of occupations and assessing authorities

Occupations

             (1)  For the purposes of sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A) of the Regulations:

                     (a)  an occupation mentioned in the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List is specified; and

                     (b)  the occupation is applicable to any person, subject to section 8 of this instrument.

Assessing authorities

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations, a person or body mentioned in column 3 of an item of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑Term Skilled Occupation List is the assessing authority for the occupation mentioned in column 1 of the item.

6  Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

             (1)  The following table is the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List.

 

Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4

Inapplicability conditions (see section 8)

1

chief executive or managing director

111111

AIM

5

2

corporate general manager

111211

AIM

5

3

construction project manager

133111

VETASSESS

 

4

engineering manager

133211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) AIM

 

5

child care centre manager

134111

TRA

 

6

nursing clinical director

134212

ANMAC

 

7

primary health organisation manager

134213

VETASSESS

 

8

welfare centre manager

134214

ACWA

 

9

faculty head

134411

VETASSESS

 

10

chief information officer

135111

ACS

 

11

environmental manager

139912

VETASSESS

 

12

musician (instrumental)

211213

VETASSESS

 

13

accountant (general)

221111

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

6, 19, 21

14

management accountant

221112

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

15

taxation accountant

221113

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

6

16

external auditor

221213

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

 

17

internal auditor

221214

VETASSESS

 

18

actuary

224111

VETASSESS

 

19

statistician

224113

VETASSESS

 

20

economist

224311

VETASSESS

 

21

land economist

224511

VETASSESS

 

22

valuer

224512

VETASSESS

 

23

architect

232111

AACA

 

24

landscape architect

232112

VETASSESS

 

25

surveyor

232212

SSSI

 

26

cartographer

232213

VETASSESS

 

27

other spatial scientist

232214

VETASSESS

 

28

chemical engineer

233111

Engineers Australia

 

29

materials engineer

233112

Engineers Australia

 

30

civil engineer

233211

Engineers Australia

 

31

geotechnical engineer

233212

Engineers Australia

 

32

quantity surveyor

233213

AIQS

 

33

structural engineer

233214

Engineers Australia

 

34

transport engineer

233215

Engineers Australia

 

35

electrical engineer

233311

Engineers Australia

 

36

electronics engineer

233411

Engineers Australia

 

37

industrial engineer

233511

Engineers Australia

 

38

mechanical engineer

233512

Engineers Australia

 

39

production or plant engineer

233513

Engineers Australia

 

40

mining engineer (excluding petroleum)

233611

Engineers Australia

 

41

petroleum engineer

233612

Engineers Australia

 

42

aeronautical engineer

233911

Engineers Australia

 

43

agricultural engineer

233912

Engineers Australia

 

44

biomedical engineer

233913

Engineers Australia

 

45

engineering technologist

233914

Engineers Australia

 

46

environmental engineer

233915

Engineers Australia

 

47

naval architect

233916

Engineers Australia

 

48

engineering professionals (nec)

233999

Engineers Australia

 

49

agricultural consultant

234111

VETASSESS

 

50

agricultural scientist

234112

VETASSESS

 

51

forester

234113

VETASSESS

 

52

chemist

234211

VETASSESS

 

53

food technologist

234212

VETASSESS

 

54

environmental consultant

234312

VETASSESS

 

55

environmental research scientist

234313

VETASSESS

 

56

environmental scientists (nec)

234399

VETASSESS

 

57

geophysicist

234412

VETASSESS

 

58

hydrogeologist

234413

VETASSESS

 

59

life scientist (general)

234511

VETASSESS

 

60

biochemist

234513

VETASSESS

 

61

biotechnologist

234514

VETASSESS

 

62

botanist

234515

VETASSESS

 

63

marine biologist

234516

VETASSESS

 

64

microbiologist

234517

VETASSESS

 

65

zoologist

234518

VETASSESS

 

66

life scientists (nec)

234599

VETASSESS

 

67

medical laboratory scientist

234611

AIMS

 

68

veterinarian

234711

AVBC

 

69

conservator

234911

VETASSESS

 

70

metallurgist

234912

VETASSESS

 

71

meteorologist

234913

VETASSESS

 

72

physicist

234914

See subsection (2)

 

73

natural and physical science professionals (nec)

234999

VETASSESS

 

74

early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher

241111

AITSL

 

75

secondary school teacher

241411

AITSL

 

76

special needs teacher

241511

AITSL

 

77

teacher of the hearing impaired

241512

AITSL

 

78

teacher of the sight impaired

241513

AITSL

 

79

special education teachers (nec)

241599

AITSL

 

80

university lecturer

242111

VETASSESS

1

81

medical diagnostic radiographer

251211

ASMIRT

 

82

medical radiation therapist

251212

ASMIRT

 

83

nuclear medicine technologist

251213

ANZSNM

 

84

sonographer

251214

ASMIRT

 

85

optometrist

251411

OCANZ

 

86

orthotist or prosthetist

251912

AOPA

 

87

chiropractor

252111

CCEA

 

88

osteopath

252112

AOAC

 

89

occupational therapist

252411

OTC

 

90

physiotherapist

252511

APC

 

91

podiatrist

252611

(a) APodA; or

(b) ANZPAC

 

92

audiologist

252711

VETASSESS

 

93

speech pathologist

252712

SPA

 

94

general practitioner

253111

MedBA

 

95

specialist physician (general medicine)

253311

MedBA

 

96

cardiologist

253312

MedBA

 

97

clinical haematologist

253313

MedBA

 

98

medical oncologist

253314

MedBA

 

99

endocrinologist

253315

MedBA

 

100

gastroenterologist

253316

MedBA

 

101

intensive care specialist

253317

MedBA

 

102

neurologist

253318

MedBA

 

103

paediatrician

253321

MedBA

 

104

renal medicine specialist

253322

MedBA

 

105

rheumatologist

253323

MedBA

 

106

thoracic medicine specialist

253324

MedBA

 

107

specialist physicians (nec)

253399

MedBA

 

108

psychiatrist

253411

MedBA

 

109

surgeon (general)

253511

MedBA

 

110

cardiothoracic surgeon

253512

MedBA

 

111

neurosurgeon

253513

MedBA

 

112

orthopaedic surgeon

253514

MedBA

 

113

otorhinolaryngologist

253515

MedBA

 

114

paediatric surgeon

253516

MedBA

 

115

plastic and reconstructive surgeon

253517

MedBA

 

116

urologist

253518

MedBA

 

117

vascular surgeon

253521

MedBA

 

118

dermatologist

253911

MedBA

 

119

emergency medicine specialist

253912

MedBA

 

120

obstetrician and gynaecologist

253913

MedBA

 

121

ophthalmologist

253914

MedBA

 

122

pathologist

253915

MedBA

 

123

diagnostic and interventional radiologist

253917

MedBA

 

124

radiation oncologist

253918

MedBA

 

125

medical practitioners (nec)

253999

MedBA

 

126

midwife

254111

ANMAC

 

127

nurse practitioner

254411

ANMAC

 

128

registered nurse (aged care)

254412

ANMAC

 

129

registered nurse (child and family health)

254413

ANMAC

 

130

registered nurse (community health)

254414

ANMAC

 

131

registered nurse (critical care and emergency)

254415

ANMAC

 

132

registered nurse (developmental disability)

254416

ANMAC

 

133

registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)

254417

ANMAC

 

134

registered nurse (medical)

254418

ANMAC

 

135

registered nurse (medical practice)

254421

ANMAC

 

136

registered nurse (mental health)

254422

ANMAC

 

137

registered nurse (perioperative)

254423

ANMAC

 

138

registered nurse (surgical)

254424

ANMAC

 

139

registered nurse (paediatrics)

254425

ANMAC

 

140

registered nurses (nec)

254499

ANMAC

 

141

ICT business analyst

261111

ACS

 

142

systems analyst

261112

ACS

 

143

multimedia specialist

261211

ACS

 

144

analyst programmer

261311

ACS

 

145

developer programmer

261312

ACS

 

146

software engineer

261313

ACS

 

147

software and applications programmers (nec)

261399

ACS

 

148

ICT security specialist

262112

ACS

 

149

computer network and systems engineer

263111

ACS

 

150

telecommunications engineer

263311

Engineers Australia

 

151

telecommunications network engineer

263312

Engineers Australia

 

152

barrister

271111

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

153

solicitor

271311

a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory

 

154

clinical psychologist

272311

APS

 

155

educational psychologist

272312

APS

 

156

organisational psychologist

272313

APS

 

157

psychologists (nec)

272399

APS

 

158

social worker

272511

AASW

 

159

civil engineering draftsperson

312211

(a) Engineers Australia; or

(b) VETASSESS

 

160

civil engineering technician

312212

VETASSESS

 

161

electrical engineering draftsperson

312311

Engineers Australia

 

162

electrical engineering technician

312312

TRA

 

163

radio communications technician

313211

TRA

 

164

telecommunications field engineer

313212

Engineers Australia

 

165

telecommunications technical officer or technologist

313214

Engineers Australia

 

166

automotive electrician

321111

TRA

 

167

motor mechanic (general)

321211

TRA

 

168

diesel motor mechanic

321212

TRA

 

169

motorcycle mechanic

321213

TRA

 

170

small engine mechanic

321214

TRA

 

171

sheetmetal trades worker

322211

TRA

 

172

metal fabricator

322311

TRA

 

173

welder (first class)

322313

TRA

 

174

fitter (general)

323211

TRA

 

175

fitter and turner

323212

TRA

 

176

fitter‑welder

323213

TRA

 

177

metal machinist (first class)

323214

TRA

 

178

locksmith

323313

TRA

 

179

panelbeater

324111

TRA

 

180

bricklayer

331111

TRA

 

181

stonemason

331112

TRA

 

182

carpenter and joiner

331211

TRA

 

183

carpenter

331212

TRA

 

184

joiner

331213

TRA

 

185

painting trades worker

332211

TRA

 

186

glazier

333111

TRA

 

187

fibrous plasterer

333211

TRA

 

188

solid plasterer

333212

TRA

 

189

wall and floor tiler

333411

TRA

 

190

plumber (general)

334111

TRA

 

191

airconditioning and mechanical services plumber

334112

TRA

 

192

drainer

334113

TRA

 

193

gasfitter

334114

TRA

 

194

roof plumber

334115

TRA

 

195

electrician (general)

341111

TRA

 

196

electrician (special class)

341112

TRA

 

197

lift mechanic

341113

TRA

 

198

airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic

342111

TRA

 

199

technical cable jointer

342212

TRA

 

200

electronic equipment trades worker

342313

TRA

 

201

electronic instrument trades worker (general)

342314

TRA

 

202

electronic instrument trades worker (special class)

342315

TRA

 

203

chef

351311

TRA

7, 8

204

horse trainer

361112

TRA

 

205

cabinetmaker

394111

TRA

 

206

boat builder and repairer

399111

TRA

 

207

shipwright

399112

TRA

 

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

Note 2:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 9.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph 186.234(2)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Regulations:

                     (a)  VETASSESS is the assessing authority for physicists, other than medical physicists; and

                     (b)  ACPSEM is the assessing authority for medical physicists.

7  Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

                   The following table is the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List.

 

Short‑term Skilled Occupation List

Item

Column 1

Occupation

Column 2

ANZSCO code

Column 3

Assessing authority

Column 4

Inapplicability conditions (see section 8)

1

aquaculture farmer

121111

VETASSESS

9, 10

2

cotton grower

121211

VETASSESS

9, 10

3

flower grower

121212

VETASSESS

9, 10

4

fruit or nut grower

121213

VETASSESS

9, 10

5

grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ)

121214

VETASSESS

9, 10

6

grape grower

121215

VETASSESS

9, 10

7

mixed crop farmer

121216

VETASSESS

9, 10

8

sugar cane grower

121217

VETASSESS

9, 10

9

vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ)

121221

VETASSESS

9, 10

10

crop farmers (nec)

121299

VETASSESS

9, 10

11

apiarist

121311

VETASSESS

9, 10

12

beef cattle farmer

121312

VETASSESS

9, 10

13

dairy cattle farmer

121313

VETASSESS

9, 10

14

horse breeder

121316

VETASSESS

9, 10

15

mixed livestock farmer

121317

VETASSESS

9, 10

16

pig farmer

121318

VETASSESS

9, 10

17

poultry farmer

121321

VETASSESS

9, 10

18

sheep farmer

121322

VETASSESS

9, 10

19

livestock farmers (nec)

121399

VETASSESS

9, 10

20

mixed crop and livestock farmer

121411

VETASSESS

9, 10

21

sales and marketing manager

131112

AIM

3, 11, 20

22

advertising manager

131113

AIM

 

23

corporate services manager

132111

VETASSESS

4, 20, 22

24

finance manager

132211

(a) CPAA; or

(b) IPA; or

(c) CAANZ

1

25

human resource manager

132311

AIM

 

26

research and development manager

132511

VETASSESS

 

27

manufacturer

133411

VETASSESS

 

28

production manager (forestry)

133511

VETASSESS

10

29

production manager (manufacturing)

133512

VETASSESS

 

30

production manager (mining)

133513

VETASSESS

 

31

supply and distribution manager

133611

AIM

3, 11, 19

32

health and welfare services managers (nec)

134299

VETASSESS

 

33

school principal

134311

VETASSESS

 

34

education managers (nec)

134499

VETASSESS

 

35

ICT project manager

135112

ACS

1

36

ICT managers (nec)

135199

ACS

 

37

arts administrator or manager

139911

VETASSESS

 

38

laboratory manager

139913

VETASSESS

 

39

quality assurance manager

139914

VETASSESS

 

40

specialist managers (nec) except:

(a) ambassador; or

(b) archbishop; or

(c) bishop

139999

VETASSESS

 

41

cafe or restaurant manager

141111

VETASSESS

8

42

hotel or motel manager

141311

VETASSESS

9

43

accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)

141999

VETASSESS

 

44

hair or beauty salon manager

142114

VETASSESS

13, 21

45

post office manager

142115

VETASSESS

10

46

fitness centre manager

149112

VETASSESS

10

47

sports centre manager

149113

VETASSESS

10

48

customer service manager

149212

VETASSESS

2, 11, 19

49

conference and event organiser

149311

VETASSESS

2, 19

50

transport company manager

149413

VETASSESS

9, 19, 21

51

facilities manager

149913

VETASSESS

14

52

dancer or choreographer

211112

VETASSESS

 

53

music director

211212

VETASSESS

 

54

music professionals (nec)

211299

VETASSESS

 

55

photographer

211311

VETASSESS

 

56

visual arts and crafts professionals (nec)

211499

VETASSESS

 

57

artistic director

212111

VETASSESS

 

58

book or script editor

212212

VETASSESS

 

59

director (film, television, radio or stage)

212312

VETASSESS

 

60

film and video editor

212314

VETASSESS

 

61

program director (television or radio)

212315

VETASSESS

 

62

stage manager

212316

VETASSESS

 

63

technical director

212317

VETASSESS

 

64

video producer

212318

VETASSESS

 

65

copywriter

212411

VETASSESS

 

66

newspaper or periodical editor

212412

VETASSESS

 

67

print journalist

212413

VETASSESS

 

68

technical writer

212415

VETASSESS

 

69

television journalist

212416

VETASSESS

 

70

journalists and other writers (nec)

212499

VETASSESS

 

71

company secretary

221211

VETASSESS

 

72

commodities trader

222111

VETASSESS

 

73

finance broker

222112

VETASSESS

 

74

insurance broker

222113

VETASSESS

 

75

financial brokers (nec)

222199

VETASSESS

 

76

financial market dealer

222211

VETASSESS

 

77

stockbroking dealer

222213

VETASSESS

 

78

financial dealers (nec)

222299

VETASSESS

 

79

financial investment adviser

222311

VETASSESS

 

80

financial investment manager

222312

VETASSESS

 

81

recruitment consultant

223112

VETASSESS

2, 19, 21

82

ICT trainer

223211

ACS

 

83

mathematician

224112

VETASSESS

 

84

gallery or museum curator

224212

VETASSESS

 

85

health information manager

224213

VETASSESS

 

86

records manager

224214

VETASSESS

 

87

librarian

224611

VETASSESS

 

88

management consultant

224711

VETASSESS

19, 21

89

organisation and methods analyst

224712

VETASSESS

 

90

patents examiner

224914

VETASSESS

 

91

information and organisation professionals (nec)

224999

VETASSESS

1

92

advertising specialist

225111

VETASSESS

1

93

marketing specialist

225113

VETASSESS

2, 11, 19

94

ICT account manager

225211

VETASSESS

 

95

ICT business development manager

225212

VETASSESS

 

96

ICT sales representative

225213

VETASSESS

 

97

public relations professional

225311

VETASSESS

 

98

technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives

225499

VETASSESS

2, 15

99

aeroplane pilot

231111

CASA

10

100

flying instructor

231113

VETASSESS

10

101

helicopter pilot

231114

CASA

10

102

fashion designer

232311

VETASSESS

 

103

industrial designer

232312

VETASSESS

 

104

jewellery designer

232313

VETASSESS

 

105

graphic designer

232411

VETASSESS

1

106

illustrator

232412

VETASSESS

 

107

web designer

232414

VETASSESS

 

108

interior designer

232511

VETASSESS

 

109

urban and regional planner

232611

VETASSESS

 

110

wine maker

234213

VETASSESS

10

111

geologist

234411

VETASSESS

 

112

primary school teacher

241213

AITSL

 

113

middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)

241311

AITSL

 

114

education adviser

249111

VETASSESS

 

115

art teacher (private tuition)

249211

VETASSESS

 

116

dance teacher (private tuition)

249212

VETASSESS

 

117

music teacher (private tuition)

249214

VETASSESS

 

118

private tutors and teachers (nec)

249299

VETASSESS

 

119

teacher of English to speakers of other languages

249311

VETASSESS

 

120

dietitian

251111

DAA

 

121

nutritionist

251112

VETASSESS

 

122

occupational health and safety adviser

251312

VETASSESS

 

123

orthoptist

251412

VETASSESS

 

124

hospital pharmacist

251511

APharmC

 

125

industrial pharmacist

251512

VETASSESS

 

126

retail pharmacist

251513

APharmC

 

127

health promotion officer

251911

VETASSESS

 

128

health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)

251999

VETASSESS

 

129

acupuncturist

252211

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

 

130

naturopath

252213

VETASSESS

 

131

traditional Chinese medicine practitioner

252214

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

 

132

complementary health therapists (nec)

252299

VETASSESS

 

133

dental specialist

252311

ADC

 

134

dentist

252312

ADC

 

135

resident medical officer

253112

MedBA

 

136

anaesthetist

253211

MedBA

 

137

nurse educator

254211

ANMAC

 

138

nurse researcher

254212

ANMAC

 

139

nurse manager

254311

ANMAC

 

140

web developer

261212

ACS

1

141

software tester

261314

ACS

1

142

database administrator

262111

ACS

 

143

systems administrator

262113

ACS

 

144

network administrator

263112

ACS

 

145

network analyst

263113

ACS

 

146

ICT quality assurance engineer

263211

ACS

 

147

ICT support engineer

263212

ACS

1

148

ICT systems test engineer

263213

ACS

1

149

ICT support and test engineers (nec)

263299

ACS

 

150

judicial and other legal professionals (nec)

271299

VETASSESS

 

151

careers counsellor

272111

VETASSESS

 

152

drug and alcohol counsellor

272112

VETASSESS

 

153

family and marriage counsellor

272113

VETASSESS

 

154

rehabilitation counsellor

272114

VETASSESS

 

155

student counsellor

272115

VETASSESS

 

156

counsellors (nec)

272199

VETASSESS

 

157

interpreter

272412

NAATI

 

158

social professionals (nec)

272499

VETASSESS

 

159

recreation officer

272612

VETASSESS

 

160

welfare worker

272613

ACWA

 

161

agricultural technician

311111

VETASSESS

10

162

anaesthetic technician

311211

VETASSESS

 

163

cardiac technician

311212

VETASSESS

 

164

medical laboratory technician

311213

AIMS

 

165

pharmacy technician

311215

VETASSESS

 

166

medical technicians (nec)

311299

VETASSESS

 

167

meat inspector

311312

VETASSESS

 

168

primary products inspectors (nec)

311399

VETASSESS

10

169

chemistry technician

311411

VETASSESS

 

170

earth science technician

311412

VETASSESS

 

171

life science technician

311413

VETASSESS

 

172

science technicians (nec)

311499

VETASSESS

 

173

architectural draftsperson

312111

VETASSESS

 

174

building associate

312112

VETASSESS

 

175

building inspector

312113

VETASSESS

 

176

architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)

312199

VETASSESS

 

177

mechanical engineering technician

312512

TRA

16

178

metallurgical or materials technician

312912

VETASSESS

 

179

mine deputy

312913

VETASSESS

 

180

hardware technician

313111

TRA

 

181

ICT customer support officer

313112

TRA

 

182

web administrator

313113

ACS

 

183

ICT support technicians (nec)

313199

TRA

 

184

farrier

322113

TRA

 

185

aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)

323111

TRA

 

186

aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)

323112

TRA

 

187

aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)

323113

TRA

 

188

textile, clothing and footwear mechanic

323215

TRA

 

189

metal fitters and machinists (nec)

323299

TRA

 

190

precision instrument maker and repairer

323314

TRA

 

191

watch and clock maker and repairer

323316

TRA

 

192

toolmaker

323412

TRA

 

193

vehicle body builder

324211

TRA

 

194

vehicle trimmer

324212

TRA

 

195

roof tiler

333311

TRA

 

196

business machine mechanic

342311

TRA

 

197

cabler (data and telecommunications)

342411

TRA

 

198

telecommunications linesworker

342413

TRA

 

199

baker

351111

TRA

17

200

pastrycook

351112

TRA

17

201

butcher or smallgoods maker

351211

TRA

 

202

cook

351411

TRA

7, 8

203

dog handler or trainer

361111

VETASSESS

 

204

animal attendants and trainers (nec)

361199

VETASSESS

18

205

veterinary nurse

361311

VETASSESS

 

206

florist

362111

TRA

 

207

gardener (general)

362211

TRA

 

208

arborist

362212

TRA

 

209

landscape gardener

362213

TRA

 

210

greenkeeper

362311

TRA

 

211

hairdresser

391111

TRA

1

212

print finisher

392111

TRA

 

213

printing machinist

392311

TRA

 

214

dressmaker or tailor

393213

TRA

 

215

upholsterer

393311

TRA

 

216

furniture finisher

394211

TRA

 

217

wood machinist

394213

TRA

 

218

wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)

394299

TRA

 

219

chemical plant operator

399211

TRA

 

220

power generation plant operator

399213

TRA

 

221

library technician

399312

VETASSESS

 

222

jeweller

399411

TRA

 

223

camera operator (film, television or video)

399512

TRA

 

224

make up artist

399514

TRA

 

225

sound technician

399516

TRA

 

226

performing arts technicians (nec)

399599

VETASSESS

 

227

signwriter

399611

TRA

 

228

ambulance officer

411111

VETASSESS

 

229

intensive care ambulance paramedic

411112

VETASSESS

 

230

dental technician

411213

TRA

 

231

diversional therapist

411311

VETASSESS

 

232

enrolled nurse

411411

ANMAC

 

233

massage therapist

411611

VETASSESS

12

234

community worker

411711

ACWA

 

235

disabilities services officer

411712

VETASSESS

 

236

family support worker

411713

VETASSESS

 

237

residential care officer

411715

VETASSESS

 

238

youth worker

411716

ACWA

 

239

diving instructor (open water)

452311

VETASSESS

 

240

gymnastics coach or instructor

452312

VETASSESS

 

241

horse riding coach or instructor

452313

VETASSESS

 

242

snowsport instructor

452314

VETASSESS

 

243

swimming coach or instructor

452315

VETASSESS

 

244

tennis coach

452316

VETASSESS

 

245

other sports coach or instructor

452317

VETASSESS

 

246

sports development officer

452321

VETASSESS

 

247

footballer

452411

VETASSESS

 

248

sportspersons (nec)

452499

VETASSESS

 

249

contract administrator

511111

VETASSESS

1

250

program or project administrator

511112

VETASSESS

 

251

insurance loss adjuster

599612

VETASSESS

 

252

insurance agent

611211

VETASSESS

 

253

retail buyer

639211

VETASSESS

11

Note 1:       Column 2 is included for information only.

Note 2:       For the meaning of the expressions in column 3, see section 9.

8  Certain occupations not applicable to persons who are to work in certain positions

                   For the purposes of sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(A) of the Regulations, an occupation is not applicable to a person, as mentioned in sub‑subparagraph 5.19(4)(h)(i)(AAA), if:

                     (a)  the occupation is mentioned in column 1 of an item of the Medium and Long‑term Strategic Skills List or the Short‑term Skilled Occupation List; and

                     (b)  column 4 (inapplicability conditions) of that item mentions one or more numbers; and

                     (c)  the item of the following table with that number, or an item of the following table with one of those numbers, applies to the position in which the person is to work.

 

Positions for which occupation is inapplicable

Item

Position

1

The position does not require a minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience.

2

The position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000.

3

(a) the position has a nominated base salary of less than AUD65,000; and

(b) if the person 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 a nominated base salary of less than AUD80,000; and

(b) if the person 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 a nominated base salary of less than AUD180,001; and

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

6

The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.

7

The position is involved in mass production in a factory setting.

8

The position is in a limited service restaurant.

9

The 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.

10

The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations).

11

The position:

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

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

12

The 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 not in a retail setting.

13

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

14

The 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.

15

The 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.

16

The position relates to mobile phone repairs.

17

The 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.

18

The position relates to animal husbandry, including caring for livestock on a farm.

19

The 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 person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

21

The 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 person is to be transferred to fill the position—the transfer is not an intra‑corporate transfer to which an international trade obligation applies.

9  Assessing authorities

                   In this instrument, the expression mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table is short for the expression mentioned in column 2 of the item.

 

Assessing authorities

Item

Column 1

Brief expression

Column 2

Meaning

1

AACA

Architects Accreditation Council of Australia Inc

2

AASW

Australian Association of Social Workers

3

ACPSEM

Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine

4

ACS

Australian Computer Society

5

ACWA

Australian Community Workers Association

6

ADC

Australian Dental Council

7

AIM

Australian Institute of Management

8

AIMS

Australian Institute of Medical Scientists

9

AIQS

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

10

AITSL

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership

11

AMSA

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

12

ANMAC

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited

13

ANZPAC

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council Inc.

14

ANZSNM

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine

15

AOAC

Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council

Note:       AOAC was previously known as the Australian and New Zealand Osteopathic Council.

16

AOPA

Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association

17

APC

Australian Physiotherapy Council

18

APharmC

Australian Pharmacy Council

19

APodA

Australian Podiatry Association

Note:       APodA was previously known as the Australian Podiatry Council.

20

APS

Australian Psychological Society

21

ASMIRT

Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Note:       ASMIRT was previously known as the Australian Institute of Radiography.

22

AVBC

Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc.

23

CAANZ

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Note:       CAANZ was previously known as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

24

CASA

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

25

CCEA

Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia Limited

26

CPAA

CPA Australia Ltd

27

DAA

Dietitians Association of Australia

28

Engineers Australia

Institution of Engineers Australia

29

IPA

Institute of Public Accountants

30

MedBA

Medical Board of Australia

31

NAATI

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters

32

OCANZ

Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand

33

OTC

Occupational Therapy Council (Australia and New Zealand) Limited

34

SPA

Speech Pathology Association of Australia

35

SSSI

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute

36

TRA

Trades Recognition Australia

Part 3Transitional provisions

  

10  Application of this instrument

             (1)  Subsection 5(1) applies in relation to an application for approval of a nomination if the application is made on or after 1 July 2017.

             (2)  Subsections 5(2) and 6(2) apply in relation to an application made on or after 1 July 2017 for a Subclass 186 (Employer Nomination Scheme) visa.