1.  ANZSCO  means the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and current as at 1 July 2013.

  2. nec means "not elsewhere classified".

  3.  *** indicates that the occupation excludes positions in fast food or takeaway food service.​

  4. The acronyms used to refer to an Assessing Authority mean:

Skilled Occupations List:

You must nominate an occupation from this list if:


  • You are applying for Independent Skilled Migrant visa (subclass 189).

  • You are applying for Skilled Family Sponsored ( provisional) visa (subclass 489).

  • You are applying for Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) - Graduate Work Stream.  



Please use the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) If you are applying for the following visas:


  • You are nominated by a State of Territory Government for subclass 190 or subclass 489 visas

  • Applying under the Direct entry Stream Employer Nomination Scheme visa

  • Applying for Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457)

  • Applying for Training and Research Visa (subclass 402)


To search for an occupation please type in the search filed on the top right corner of the table bellow. Please note that when your enter your search value, only results that match your search appear in the table. Make sure that there is no value in the search field if you want to browse all occupations in the list.