Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

MLTSSL for subclass 189, 489 and 485 visa applications

This occupation list is applicable for the following visa applications:

  • Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa
  • Subclass 489 Skilled Regional Sponsored (Relative) Visa
  • Subclass 485 Temporary Graduate Visa
  Occupation ANZSCO code Assessing authority
1 construction project manager 133111 VETASSESS
2 project builder 133112 VETASSESS
3 engineering manager 133211 (a) Engineers Australia; or
(b) AIM
4 child care centre manager 134111 TRA
5 medical administrator 134211 VETASSESS
6 nursing clinical director 134212 ANMAC
7 primary health organisation manager 134213 VETASSESS
8 welfare centre manager 134214 ACWA
9 accountant (general) 221111 (a) CPAA; or
(b) ICAA; or
(c) IPA
10 management accountant 221112 (a) CPAA; or
(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
11 taxation accountant 221113 (a) CPAA; or
(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
12 external auditor 221213 (a) CPAA; or
(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
13 internal auditor 221214 VETASSESS
14 actuary 224111 VETASSESS
15 land economist 224511 VETASSESS
16 valuer 224512 VETASSESS
17 architect 232111 AACA
18 landscape architect 232112 VETASSESS
19 surveyor 232212 SSSI
20 cartographer 232213 VETASSESS
21 other spatial scientist 232214 VETASSESS
22 chemical engineer 233111 Engineers Australia
23 materials engineer 233112 Engineers Australia
24 civil engineer 233211 Engineers Australia
25 geotechnical engineer 233212 Engineers Australia
26 quantity surveyor 233213 AIQS
27 structural engineer 233214 Engineers Australia
28 transport engineer 233215 Engineers Australia
29 electrical engineer 233311 Engineers Australia
30 electronics engineer 233411 Engineers Australia
31 industrial engineer 233511 Engineers Australia
32 mechanical engineer 233512 Engineers Australia
33 production or plant engineer 233513 Engineers Australia
34 aeronautical engineer 233911 Engineers Australia
35 agricultural engineer 233912 Engineers Australia
36 biomedical engineer 233913 Engineers Australia
37 engineering technologist 233914 Engineers Australia
38 environmental engineer 233915 Engineers Australia
39 naval architect 233916 Engineers Australia
40 agricultural consultant 234111 VETASSESS
41 agricultural scientist 234112 VETASSESS
42 forester 234113 VETASSESS
43 medical laboratory scientist 234611 AIMS
44 veterinarian 234711 AVBC
45 physicist (medical physicist only) 234914 ACPSEM
46 early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher 241111 AITSL
47 secondary school teacher 241411 AITSL
48 special needs teacher 241511 AITSL
49 teacher of the hearing impaired 241512 AITSL
50 teacher of the sight impaired 241513 AITSL
51 special education teachers (nec) 241599 AITSL
52 medical diagnostic radiographer 251211 ASMIRT
53 medical radiation therapist 251212 ASMIRT
54 nuclear medicine technologist 251213 ANZSNM
55 sonographer 251214 ASMIRT
56 optometrist 251411 OCANZ
57 orthotist or prosthetist 251912 AOPA
58 chiropractor 252111 CCEA
59 osteopath 252112 AOAC
60 occupational therapist 252411 OTC
61 physiotherapist 252511 APC
62 podiatrist 252611 (a) APodA; or
(b) ANZPAC
63 audiologist 252711 VETASSESS
64 speech pathologist 252712 SPA
65 general practitioner 253111 MedBA
66 specialist physician (general medicine) 253311 MedBA
67 cardiologist 253312 MedBA
68 clinical haematologist 253313 MedBA
69 medical oncologist 253314 MedBA
70 endocrinologist 253315 MedBA
71 gastroenterologist 253316 MedBA
72 intensive care specialist 253317 MedBA
73 neurologist 253318 MedBA
74 paediatrician 253321 MedBA
75 renal medicine specialist 253322 MedBA
76 rheumatologist 253323 MedBA
77 thoracic medicine specialist 253324 MedBA
78 specialist physicians (nec) 253399 MedBA
79 psychiatrist 253411 MedBA
80 surgeon (general) 253511 MedBA
81 cardiothoracic surgeon 253512 MedBA
82 neurosurgeon 253513 MedBA
83 orthopaedic surgeon 253514 MedBA
84 otorhinolaryngologist 253515 MedBA
85 paediatric surgeon 253516 MedBA
86 plastic and reconstructive surgeon 253517 MedBA
87 urologist 253518 MedBA
88 vascular surgeon 253521 MedBA
89 dermatologist 253911 MedBA
90 emergency medicine specialist 253912 MedBA
91 obstetrician and gynaecologist 253913 MedBA
92 ophthalmologist 253914 MedBA
93 pathologist 253915 MedBA
94 diagnostic and interventional radiologist 253917 MedBA
95 radiation oncologist 253918 MedBA
96 medical practitioners (nec) 253999 MedBA
97 midwife 254111 ANMAC
98 nurse practitioner 254411 ANMAC
99 registered nurse (aged care) 254412 ANMAC
100 registered nurse (child and family health) 254413 ANMAC
101 registered nurse (community health) 254414 ANMAC
102 registered nurse (critical care and emergency) 254415 ANMAC
103 registered nurse (developmental disability) 254416 ANMAC
104 registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation) 254417 ANMAC
105 registered nurse (medical) 254418 ANMAC
106 registered nurse (medical practice) 254421 ANMAC
107 registered nurse (mental health) 254422 ANMAC
108 registered nurse (perioperative) 254423 ANMAC
109 registered nurse (surgical) 254424 ANMAC
110 registered nurse (paediatrics) 254425 ANMAC
111 registered nurses (nec) 254499 ANMAC
112 ICT business analyst 261111 ACS
113 systems analyst 261112 ACS
114 analyst programmer 261311 ACS
115 developer programmer 261312 ACS
116 software engineer 261313 ACS
117 ICT security specialist 262112 ACS
118 computer network and systems engineer 263111 ACS
119 telecommunications engineer 263311 Engineers Australia
120 telecommunications network engineer 263312 Engineers Australia
121 barrister 271111 a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
122 solicitor 271311 a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
123 clinical psychologist 272311 APS
124 educational psychologist 272312 APS
125 organisational psychologist 272313 APS
126 psychologists (nec) 272399 APS
127 social worker 272511 AASW
128 civil engineering draftsperson 312211 (a) Engineers Australia; or
(b) VETASSESS
129 civil engineering technician 312212 VETASSESS
130 electrical engineering draftsperson 312311 Engineers Australia
131 electrical engineering technician 312312 TRA
132 radio communications technician 313211 TRA
133 telecommunications field engineer 313212 Engineers Australia
134 telecommunications network planner 313213 Engineers Australia
135 telecommunications technical officer or technologist 313214 Engineers Australia
136 automotive electrician 321111 TRA
137 motor mechanic (general) 321211 TRA
138 diesel motor mechanic 321212 TRA
139 motorcycle mechanic 321213 TRA
140 small engine mechanic 321214 TRA
141 sheetmetal trades worker 322211 TRA
142 metal fabricator 322311 TRA
143 pressure welder 322312 TRA
144 welder (first class) 322313 TRA
145 fitter (general) 323211 TRA
146 fitter and turner 323212 TRA
147 fitter‑welder 323213 TRA
148 metal machinist (first class) 323214 TRA
149 locksmith 323313 TRA
150 panelbeater 324111 TRA
151 bricklayer 331111 TRA
152 stonemason 331112 TRA
153 carpenter and joiner 331211 TRA
154 carpenter 331212 TRA
155 joiner 331213 TRA
156 painting trades worker 332211 TRA
157 glazier 333111 TRA
158 fibrous plasterer 333211 TRA
159 solid plasterer 333212 TRA
160 wall and floor tiler 333411 TRA
161 plumber (general) 334111 TRA
162 airconditioning and mechanical services plumber 334112 TRA
163 drainer 334113 TRA
164 gasfitter 334114 TRA
165 roof plumber 334115 TRA
166 electrician (general) 341111 TRA
167 electrician (special class) 341112 TRA
168 lift mechanic 341113 TRA
169 airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic 342111 TRA
170 electrical linesworker 342211 TRA
171 technical cable jointer 342212 TRA
172 electronic equipment trades worker 342313 TRA
173 electronic instrument trades worker (general) 342314 TRA
174 electronic instrument trades worker (special class) 342315 TRA
175 chef 351311 TRA
176 cabinetmaker 394111 TRA
177 boat builder and repairer 399111 TRA
178 shipwright 399112 TRA

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