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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Latest skill list and English requirement for 457 visa


English language requirements have also been revised for overseas workers wanting to be in Australia on 457 visas.
The table below indicates the English language requirements needed for 457 visa.
English test
Minimum band score
Minimum scores for English test components
Listening
Reading
Speaking
Writing
IELTS test
Overall band score 5.0
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.5
OET
-
B
B
B
B
TOEFL iBT
Total band score 36
3
3
12
12
PTE
Overall band score 36
30
30
30
30
CAE
Overall band score 154
147
147
147
147
Workers who have a base salary of $96,400 are exempt from taking an English test.
Applicants who are citizens of the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand or Ireland are also exempt
The new list of occupation takes effect on July 1,2017.

 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
Inapplicability conditions (see section 8)
1 chief executive or managing director 111111 5
2 corporate general manager 111211 5
3 construction project manager 133111
4 engineering manager 133211
5 child care centre manager 134111
6 nursing clinical director 134212
7 primary health organisation manager 134213
8 welfare centre manager 134214
9 faculty head 134411
10 chief information officer 135111
11 environmental manager 139912
12 musician (instrumental) 211213
13 accountant (general) 221111 6, 19, 21
14 management accountant 221112
15 taxation accountant 221113 6
16 external auditor 221213
17 internal auditor 221214
18 actuary 224111
19 statistician 224113
20 economist 224311
21 land economist 224511
22 valuer 224512
23 architect 232111
24 landscape architect 232112
25 surveyor 232212
26 cartographer 232213
27 other spatial scientist 232214
28 chemical engineer 233111
29 materials engineer 233112
30 civil engineer 233211
31 geotechnical engineer 233212
32 quantity surveyor 233213
33 structural engineer 233214
34 transport engineer 233215
35 electrical engineer 233311
36 electronics engineer 233411
37 industrial engineer 233511
38 mechanical engineer 233512
39 production or plant engineer 233513
40 mining engineer (excluding petroleum) 233611
41 petroleum engineer 233612
42 aeronautical engineer 233911
43 agricultural engineer 233912
44 biomedical engineer 233913
45 engineering technologist 233914
46 environmental engineer 233915
47 naval architect 233916
48 engineering professionals (nec) 233999
49 agricultural consultant 234111
50 agricultural scientist 234112
51 forester 234113
52 chemist 234211
53 food technologist 234212
54 environmental consultant 234312
55 environmental research scientist 234313
56 environmental scientists (nec) 234399
57 geophysicist 234412
58 hydrogeologist 234413
59 life scientist (general) 234511
60 biochemist 234513
61 biotechnologist 234514
62 botanist 234515
63 marine biologist 234516
64 microbiologist 234517
65 zoologist 234518
66 life scientists (nec) 234599
67 medical laboratory scientist 234611
68 veterinarian 234711
69 conservator 234911
70 metallurgist 234912
71 meteorologist 234913
72 physicist 234914
73 natural and physical science professionals (nec) 234999
74 early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher 241111
75 secondary school teacher 241411
76 special needs teacher 241511
77 teacher of the hearing impaired 241512
78 teacher of the sight impaired 241513
79 special education teachers (nec) 241599
80 university lecturer 242111 1
81 medical diagnostic radiographer 251211
82 medical radiation therapist 251212
83 nuclear medicine technologist 251213
84 sonographer 251214
85 optometrist 251411
86 orthotist or prosthetist 251912
87 chiropractor 252111
88 osteopath 252112
89 occupational therapist 252411
90 physiotherapist 252511
91 podiatrist 252611
92 audiologist 252711
93 speech pathologist 252712
94 general practitioner 253111
95 specialist physician (general medicine) 253311
96 cardiologist 253312
97 clinical haematologist 253313
98 medical oncologist 253314
99 endocrinologist 253315
100 gastroenterologist 253316
101 intensive care specialist 253317
102 neurologist 253318
103 paediatrician 253321
104 renal medicine specialist 253322
105 rheumatologist 253323
106 thoracic medicine specialist 253324
107 specialist physicians (nec) 253399
108 psychiatrist 253411
109 surgeon (general) 253511
110 cardiothoracic surgeon 253512
111 neurosurgeon 253513
112 orthopaedic surgeon 253514
113 otorhinolaryngologist 253515
114 paediatric surgeon 253516
115 plastic and reconstructive surgeon 253517
116 urologist 253518
117 vascular surgeon 253521
118 dermatologist 253911
119 emergency medicine specialist 253912
120 obstetrician and gynaecologist 253913
121 ophthalmologist 253914
122 pathologist 253915
123 diagnostic and interventional radiologist 253917
124 radiation oncologist 253918
125 medical practitioners (nec) 253999
126 midwife 254111
127 nurse practitioner 254411
128 registered nurse (aged care) 254412
129 registered nurse (child and family health) 254413
130 registered nurse (community health) 254414
131 registered nurse (critical care and emergency) 254415
132 registered nurse (developmental disability) 254416
133 registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation) 254417
134 registered nurse (medical) 254418
135 registered nurse (medical practice) 254421
136 registered nurse (mental health) 254422
137 registered nurse (perioperative) 254423
138 registered nurse (surgical) 254424
139 registered nurse (paediatrics) 254425
140 registered nurses (nec) 254499
141 ICT business analyst 261111
142 systems analyst 261112
143 multimedia specialist 261211
144 analyst programmer 261311
145 developer programmer 261312
146 software engineer 261313
147 software and applications programmers (nec) 261399
148 ICT security specialist 262112
149 computer network and systems engineer 263111
150 telecommunications engineer 263311
151 telecommunications network engineer 263312
152 barrister 271111
153 solicitor 271311
154 clinical psychologist 272311
155 educational psychologist 272312
156 organisational psychologist 272313
157 psychologists (nec) 272399
158 social worker 272511
159 civil engineering draftsperson 312211
160 civil engineering technician 312212
161 electrical engineering draftsperson 312311
162 electrical engineering technician 312312
163 radio communications technician 313211
164 telecommunications field engineer 313212
165 telecommunications technical officer or technologist 313214
166 automotive electrician 321111
167 motor mechanic (general) 321211
168 diesel motor mechanic 321212
169 motorcycle mechanic 321213
170 small engine mechanic 321214
171 sheetmetal trades worker 322211
172 metal fabricator 322311
173 welder (first class) 322313
174 fitter (general) 323211
175 fitter and turner 323212
176 fitter‑welder 323213
177 metal machinist (first class) 323214
178 locksmith 323313
179 panelbeater 324111
180 bricklayer 331111
181 stonemason 331112
182 carpenter and joiner 331211
183 carpenter 331212
184 joiner 331213
185 painting trades worker 332211
186 glazier 333111
187 fibrous plasterer 333211
188 solid plasterer 333212
189 wall and floor tiler 333411
190 plumber (general) 334111
191 airconditioning and mechanical services plumber 334112
192 drainer 334113
193 gasfitter 334114
194 roof plumber 334115
195 electrician (general) 341111
196 electrician (special class) 341112
197 lift mechanic 341113
198 airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic 342111
199 technical cable jointer 342212
200 electronic equipment trades worker 342313
201 electronic instrument trades worker (general) 342314
202 electronic instrument trades worker (special class) 342315
203 chef 351311 7, 8
204 horse trainer 361112
205 cabinetmaker 394111
206 boat builder and repairer 399111
207 shipwright 399112
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
Inapplicability conditions (see section 8)
1 aquaculture farmer 121111 9, 10
2 cotton grower 121211 9, 10
3 flower grower 121212 9, 10
4 fruit or nut grower 121213 9, 10
5 grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus) / field crop grower (NZ) 121214 9, 10
6 grape grower 121215 9, 10
7 mixed crop farmer 121216 9, 10
8 sugar cane grower 121217 9, 10
9 vegetable grower (Aus) / market gardener (NZ) 121221 9, 10
10 crop farmers (nec) 121299 9, 10
11 apiarist 121311 9, 10
12 beef cattle farmer 121312 9, 10
13 dairy cattle farmer 121313 9, 10
14 horse breeder 121316 9, 10
15 mixed livestock farmer 121317 9, 10
16 pig farmer 121318 9, 10
17 poultry farmer 121321 9, 10
18 sheep farmer 121322 9, 10
19 livestock farmers (nec) 121399 9, 10
20 mixed crop and livestock farmer 121411 9, 10
21 sales and marketing manager 131112 3, 11, 20
22 advertising manager 131113
23 corporate services manager 132111 4, 20, 22
24 finance manager 132211 1
25 human resource manager 132311
26 research and development manager 132511
27 manufacturer 133411
28 production manager (forestry) 133511 10
29 production manager (manufacturing) 133512
30 production manager (mining) 133513
31 supply and distribution manager 133611 3, 11, 19
32 health and welfare services managers (nec) 134299
33 school principal 134311
34 education managers (nec) 134499
35 ICT project manager 135112 1
36 ICT managers (nec) 135199
37 arts administrator or manager 139911
38 laboratory manager 139913
39 quality assurance manager 139914
40 specialist managers (nec) except:
(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
139999
41 cafe or restaurant manager 141111 8
42 hotel or motel manager 141311 9
43 accommodation and hospitality managers (nec) 141999
44 hair or beauty salon manager 142114 13, 21
45 post office manager 142115 10
46 fitness centre manager 149112 10
47 sports centre manager 149113 10
48 customer service manager 149212 2, 11, 19
49 conference and event organiser 149311 2, 19
50 transport company manager 149413 9, 19, 21
51 facilities manager 149913 14
52 dancer or choreographer 211112
53 music director 211212
54 music professionals (nec) 211299
55 photographer 211311
56 visual arts and crafts professionals (nec) 211499
57 artistic director 212111
58 book or script editor 212212
59 director (film, television, radio or stage) 212312
60 film and video editor 212314
61 program director (television or radio) 212315
62 stage manager 212316
63 technical director 212317
64 video producer 212318
65 copywriter 212411
66 newspaper or periodical editor 212412
67 print journalist 212413
68 technical writer 212415
69 television journalist 212416
70 journalists and other writers (nec) 212499
71 company secretary 221211
72 commodities trader 222111
73 finance broker 222112
74 insurance broker 222113
75 financial brokers (nec) 222199
76 financial market dealer 222211
77 stockbroking dealer 222213
78 financial dealers (nec) 222299
79 financial investment adviser 222311
80 financial investment manager 222312
81 recruitment consultant 223112 2, 19, 21
82 ICT trainer 223211
83 mathematician 224112
84 gallery or museum curator 224212
85 health information manager 224213
86 records manager 224214
87 librarian 224611
88 management consultant 224711 19, 21
89 organisation and methods analyst 224712
90 patents examiner 224914
91 information and organisation professionals (nec) 224999 1
92 advertising specialist 225111 1
93 marketing specialist 225113 2, 11, 19
94 ICT account manager 225211
95 ICT business development manager 225212
96 ICT sales representative 225213
97 public relations professional 225311
98 technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives 225499 2, 15
99 aeroplane pilot 231111 10
100 flying instructor 231113 10
101 helicopter pilot 231114 10
102 fashion designer 232311
103 industrial designer 232312
104 jewellery designer 232313
105 graphic designer 232411 1
106 illustrator 232412
107 web designer 232414
108 interior designer 232511
109 urban and regional planner 232611
110 wine maker 234213 10
111 geologist 234411
112 primary school teacher 241213
113 middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ) 241311
114 education adviser 249111
115 art teacher (private tuition) 249211
116 dance teacher (private tuition) 249212
117 music teacher (private tuition) 249214
118 private tutors and teachers (nec) 249299
119 teacher of English to speakers of other languages 249311
120 dietitian 251111
121 nutritionist 251112
122 occupational health and safety adviser 251312
123 orthoptist 251412
124 hospital pharmacist 251511
125 industrial pharmacist 251512
126 retail pharmacist 251513
127 health promotion officer 251911
128 health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec) 251999
129 acupuncturist 252211
130 naturopath 252213
131 traditional Chinese medicine practitioner 252214
132 complementary health therapists (nec) 252299
133 dental specialist 252311
134 dentist 252312
135 resident medical officer 253112
136 anaesthetist 253211
137 nurse educator 254211
138 nurse researcher 254212
139 nurse manager 254311
140 web developer 261212 1
141 software tester 261314 1
142 database administrator 262111
143 systems administrator 262113
144 network administrator 263112
145 network analyst 263113
146 ICT quality assurance engineer 263211
147 ICT support engineer 263212 1
148 ICT systems test engineer 263213 1
149 ICT support and test engineers (nec) 263299
150 judicial and other legal professionals (nec) 271299
151 careers counsellor 272111
152 drug and alcohol counsellor 272112
153 family and marriage counsellor 272113
154 rehabilitation counsellor 272114
155 student counsellor 272115
156 counsellors (nec) 272199
157 interpreter 272412
158 social professionals (nec) 272499
159 recreation officer 272612
160 welfare worker 272613
161 agricultural technician 311111 10
162 anaesthetic technician 311211
163 cardiac technician 311212
164 medical laboratory technician 311213
165 pharmacy technician 311215
166 medical technicians (nec) 311299
167 meat inspector 311312
168 primary products inspectors (nec) 311399 10
169 chemistry technician 311411
170 earth science technician 311412
171 life science technician 311413
172 science technicians (nec) 311499
173 architectural draftsperson 312111
174 building associate 312112
175 building inspector 312113
176 architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec) 312199
177 mechanical engineering technician 312512 16
178 metallurgical or materials technician 312912
179 mine deputy 312913
180 hardware technician 313111
181 ICT customer support officer 313112
182 web administrator 313113
183 ICT support technicians (nec) 313199
184 farrier 322113
185 aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) 323111
186 aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) 323112
187 aircraft maintenance engineer (structures) 323113
188 textile, clothing and footwear mechanic 323215
189 metal fitters and machinists (nec) 323299
190 precision instrument maker and repairer 323314
191 watch and clock maker and repairer 323316
192 toolmaker 323412
193 vehicle body builder 324211
194 vehicle trimmer 324212
195 roof tiler 333311
196 business machine mechanic 342311
197 cabler (data and telecommunications) 342411
198 telecommunications linesworker 342413
199 baker 351111 17
200 pastrycook 351112 17
201 butcher or smallgoods maker 351211
202 cook 351411 7, 8
203 dog handler or trainer 361111
204 animal attendants and trainers (nec) 361199 18
205 veterinary nurse 361311
206 florist 362111
207 gardener (general) 362211
208 arborist 362212
209 landscape gardener 362213
210 greenkeeper 362311
211 hairdresser 391111 1
212 print finisher 392111
213 printing machinist 392311
214 dressmaker or tailor 393213
215 upholsterer 393311
216 furniture finisher 394211
217 wood machinist 394213
218 wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec) 394299
219 chemical plant operator 399211
220 power generation plant operator 399213
221 library technician 399312
222 jeweller 399411
223 camera operator (film, television or video) 399512
224 make up artist 399514
225 sound technician 399516
226 performing arts technicians (nec) 399599
227 signwriter 399611
228 ambulance officer 411111
229 intensive care ambulance paramedic 411112
230 dental technician 411213
231 diversional therapist 411311
232 enrolled nurse 411411
233 massage therapist 411611 12
234 community worker 411711
235 disabilities services officer 411712
236 family support worker 411713
237 residential care officer 411715
238 youth worker 411716
239 diving instructor (open water) 452311
240 gymnastics coach or instructor 452312
241 horse riding coach or instructor 452313
242 snowsport instructor 452314
243 swimming coach or instructor 452315
244 tennis coach 452316
245 other sports coach or instructor 452317
246 sports development officer 452321
247 footballer 452411
248 sportspersons (nec) 452499
249 contract administrator 511111 1
250 program or project administrator 511112
251 insurance loss adjuster 599612
252 insurance agent 611211
253 retail buyer 639211 11