Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

The Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) contains 242 occupations. This list is prescribed in legislatve instrument IMMI 18/051: Specification of Occupations and Assessing Authorities.

This list is relevant to persons who:

  • Are nominated by a State or Territory government agency and are issued an invitation on or after 18 March 2018 to make an application for a Subclass 190 (Skilled nominated) visa or Subclass 489 (Skilled Regional (Provisional) (State or Territory government agency nominated)) visa
ANZSCO Code Description Assessing Authority Skill Level
121111  Aquaculture FarmerVETASSESS1
121211  Cotton GrowerVETASSESS1
121212  Flower GrowerVETASSESS1
121213  Fruit or Nut GrowerVETASSESS1
121214  Grain, Oilseed or Pasture GrowerVETASSESS1
121215  Grape GrowerVETASSESS1
121216  Mixed Crop FarmerVETASSESS1
121217  Sugar Cane GrowerVETASSESS1
121221  Vegetable GrowerVETASSESS1
121299  Crop Farmers necVETASSESS1
121311  ApiaristVETASSESS1
121312  Beef Cattle FarmerVETASSESS1
121313  Dairy Cattle FarmerVETASSESS1
121317  Mixed Livestock FarmerVETASSESS1
121318  Pig FarmerVETASSESS1
121321  Poultry FarmerVETASSESS1
121322  Sheep FarmerVETASSESS1
121399  Livestock Farmers necVETASSESS1
121411  Mixed Crop and Livestock FarmerVETASSESS1
131112  Sales and Marketing ManagerAIM1
131113  Advertising ManagerAIM1
132111  Corporate Services ManagerVETASSESS1
132211  Finance ManagerCPAA/CA/IPA1
132311  Human Resource ManagerAIM1
132511  Research and Development ManagerVETASSESS1
133411  ManufacturerVETASSESS1
133511  Production Manager (Forestry)VETASSESS1
133512  Production Manager (Manufacturing)VETASSESS1
133513  Production Manager (Mining)VETASSESS1
133611  Supply and Distribution ManagerAIM1
134299  Health and Welfare Services Managers necVETASSESS1
134311  School PrincipalVETASSESS1
134499  Education Managers necVETASSESS1
135112  ICT Project ManagerACS1
135199  ICT Managers necACS1
139911  Arts Administrator or ManagerVETASSESS1
139913  Laboratory ManagerVETASSESS1
139914  Quality Assurance ManagerVETASSESS1
139999  Specialist Managers necVETASSESS1
141111  Cafe or Restaurant ManagerVETASSESS2
141311  Hotel or Motel ManagerVETASSESS2
141999  Accommodation and Hospitality Managers necVETASSESS2
149212  Customer Service ManagerVETASSESS2
149311  Conference and Event OrganiserVETASSESS2
149413  Transport Company ManagerVETASSESS2
149913  Facilities ManagerVETASSESS2
211112  Dancer or ChoreographerVETASSESS1
211212  Music DirectorVETASSESS1
211299  Music Professionals necVETASSESS1
211311  PhotographerVETASSESS1
211499  Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals necVETASSESS1
212111  Artistic DirectorVETASSESS1
212212  Book or Script EditorVETASSESS1
212312  Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)VETASSESS1
212314  Film and Video EditorVETASSESS1
212315  Program Director (Television or Radio)VETASSESS1
212316  Stage ManagerVETASSESS1
212317  Technical DirectorVETASSESS1
212318  Video ProducerVETASSESS1
212411  CopywriterVETASSESS1
212412  Newspaper or Periodical EditorVETASSESS1
212413  Print JournalistVETASSESS1
212415  Technical WriterVETASSESS1
212416  Television JournalistVETASSESS1
212499  Journalists and Other Writers necVETASSESS1
221211  Company SecretaryVETASSESS1
222111  Commodities TraderVETASSESS2
222112  Finance BrokerVETASSESS2
222113  Insurance BrokerVETASSESS2
222199  Financial Brokers necVETASSESS2
222211  Financial Market DealerVETASSESS1
222213  Stockbroking DealerVETASSESS1
222299  Financial Dealers necVETASSESS1
222311  Financial Investment AdviserVETASSESS1
222312  Financial Investment ManagerVETASSESS1
223112  Recruitment ConsultantVETASSESS1
223211  ICT TrainerACS1
224112  MathematicianVETASSESS1
224212  Gallery or Museum CuratorVETASSESS1
224213  Health Information ManagerVETASSESS1
224214  Records ManagerVETASSESS1
224611  LibrarianVETASSESS1
224712  Organisation and Methods AnalystVETASSESS1
224914  Patents ExaminerVETASSESS1
224999  Information and Organisation Professionals necVETASSESS1
225111  Advertising SpecialistVETASSESS1
225113  Marketing SpecialistVETASSESS1
225211  ICT Account ManagerVETASSESS1
225212  ICT Business Development ManagerVETASSESS1
225213  ICT Sales RepresentativeVETASSESS1
225311  Public Relations ProfessionalVETASSESS1
225499  Technical Sales Representatives necVETASSESS1
232311  Fashion DesignerVETASSESS1
232312  Industrial DesignerVETASSESS1
232313  Jewellery DesignerVETASSESS1
232411  Graphic DesignerVETASSESS1
232412  IllustratorVETASSESS1
232414  Web DesignerVETASSESS1
232511  Interior DesignerVETASSESS1
232611  Urban and Regional PlannerVETASSESS1
234411  GeologistVETASSESS1
241213  Primary School TeacherAITSL1
241311  Middle School TeacherAITSL1
249111  Education AdviserVETASSESS1
249211  Art Teacher (Private Tuition)VETASSESS1
249212  Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)VETASSESS1
249214  Music Teacher (Private Tuition)VETASSESS1
249299  Private Tutors and Teachers necVETASSESS1
249311  Teacher of English to Speakers of Other LanguagesVETASSESS1
251111  DietitianDAA1
251112  NutritionistVETASSESS1
251312  Occupational Health and Safety AdviserVETASSESS1
251412  OrthoptistVETASSESS1
251511  Hospital PharmacistAPharmC1
251512  Industrial PharmacistVETASSESS1
251513  Retail PharmacistApharmC1
251911  Health Promotion OfficerVETASSESS1
251999  Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals necVETASSESS1
252211  AcupuncturistCMBA1
252213  NaturopathVETASSESS1
252214  Traditional Chinese Medicine PractitionerCMBA1
252299  Complementary Health Therapists necVETASSESS1
252311  Dental SpecialistADC1
252312  DentistADC1
253112  Resident Medical OfficerMedBA1
253211  AnaesthetistMedBA1
254211  Nurse EducatorANMAC1
254212  Nurse ResearcherANMAC1
254311  Nurse ManagerANMAC1
261212  Web DeveloperACS1
261314  Software TesterACS1
262111  Database AdministratorACS1
262113  Systems AdministratorACS1
263112  Network AdministratorACS1
263113  Network AnalystACS1
263211  ICT Quality Assurance EngineerACS1
263212  ICT Support EngineerACS1
263213  ICT Systems Test EngineerACS1
263299  ICT Support and Test Engineers necACS1
271299  Judicial and Other Legal Professionals necVETASSESS1
272111  Careers CounsellorVETASSESS1
272112  Drug and Alcohol CounsellorVETASSESS1
272113  Family and Marriage CounsellorVETASSESS1
272114  Rehabilitation CounsellorVETASSESS1
272115  Student CounsellorVETASSESS1
272199  Counsellors necVETASSESS1
272314  PsychotherapistVETASSESS1
272412  InterpreterNAATI1
272499  Social Professionals necVETASSESS1
272612  Recreation OfficerVETASSESS1
272613  Welfare WorkerACWA1
311211  Anaesthetic TechnicianVETASSESS2
311212  Cardiac TechnicianVETASSESS2
311213  Medical Laboratory TechnicianAIMS2
311215  Pharmacy TechnicianVETASSESS2
311299  Medical Technicians necVETASSESS2
311312  Meat InspectorVETASSESS2
311399  Primary Products Inspectors necVETASSESS2
311411  Chemistry TechnicianVETASSESS2
311412  Earth Science TechnicianVETASSESS2
311413  Life Science TechnicianVETASSESS2
311499  Science Technicians necVETASSESS2
312111  Architectural DraftspersonVETASSESS2
312113  Building InspectorVETASSESS2
312199  Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians necVETASSESS2
312512  Mechanical Engineering TechnicianTRA2
312912  Metallurgical or Materials TechnicianVETASSESS2
312913  Mine DeputyVETASSESS2
313111  Hardware TechnicianTRA2
313112  ICT Customer Support OfficerTRA2
313113  Web AdministratorACS2
313199  ICT Support Technicians necTRA2
322113  FarrierTRA3
323111  Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)TRA3
323112  Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)TRA3
323113  Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)TRA3
323215  Textile, Clothing and Footwear MechanicTRA3
323299  Metal Fitters and Machinists necTRA3
323314  Precision Instrument Maker and RepairerTRA3
323316  Watch and Clock Maker and RepairerTRA3
323412  ToolmakerTRA3
324211  Vehicle Body BuilderTRA3
324212  Vehicle TrimmerTRA3
333311  Roof TilerTRA3
342311  Business Machine MechanicTRA3
342411  Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)TRA3
342413  Telecommunications LinesworkerTRA3
351111  BakerTRA3
351112  PastrycookTRA3
351211  Butcher or Smallgoods MakerTRA3
351411  CookTRA3
361111  Dog Handler or TrainerVETASSESS3
361199  Animal Attendants and Trainers necVETASSESS3
361311  Veterinary NurseVETASSESS3
362111  FloristTRA3
362211  Gardener (General)TRA3
362212  ArboristTRA3
362213  Landscape GardenerTRA3
362311  GreenkeeperTRA3
391111  HairdresserTRA3
392111  Print FinisherTRA3
392311  Printing MachinistTRA3
393213  Dressmaker or TailorTRA3
393311  UpholstererTRA3
394211  Furniture FinisherTRA3
394213  Wood MachinistTRA3
394299  Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers necTRA3
399211  Chemical Plant OperatorTRA3
399213  Power Generation Plant OperatorTRA3
399312  Library TechnicianVETASSESS2
399411  JewellerTRA3
399512  Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)TRA3
399514  Make Up ArtistTRA3
399516  Sound TechnicianTRA3
399599  Performing Arts Technicians necVETASSESS3
399611  SignwriterTRA3
411111  Ambulance OfficerVETASSESS2
411112  Intensive Care Ambulance ParamedicVETASSESS2
411213  Dental TechnicianTRA2
411311  Diversional TherapistVETASSESS3
411411  Enrolled NurseANMAC2
411611  Massage TherapistVETASSESS2
411711  Community WorkerACWA2
411712  Disabilities Services OfficerVETASSESS2
411713  Family Support WorkerVETASSESS2
411715  Residential Care OfficerVETASSESS2
411716  Youth WorkerACWA2
452311  Diving Instructor (Open Water)VETASSESS3
452312  Gymnastics Coach or InstructorVETASSESS3
452313  Horse Riding Coach or InstructorVETASSESS3
452314  Snowsport InstructorVETASSESS3
452315  Swimming Coach or InstructorVETASSESS3
452316  Tennis CoachVETASSESS3
452317  Other Sports Coach or InstructorVETASSESS3
452321  Sports Development OfficerVETASSESS2
452411  FootballerVETASSESS3
452499  Sportspersons necVETASSESS3
511111  Contract AdministratorVETASSESS2
511112  Program or Project AdministratorVETASSESS2
599612  Insurance Loss AdjusterVETASSESS3
611211  Insurance AgentVETASSESS3
639211  Retail BuyerVETASSESS3

Source: Australian Government - Department of Home Affairs | List of eligible skilled occupations, https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skill-occupation-list