ACT Occupation List

The Australia Capital Territory or ACT Skilled Occupation List 2018 comprises of the occupations that have demand in Canberra. This ACT occupation list includes subclass 190 and subclass 489 candidates who want to apply for ACT state nomination. It is the medium to check the eligibility for ACT support for the skilled visas and employer nomination scheme. Skilled people and net-worthy business people who wants to migrate to Canberra may get qualified for the Australia Capital Territory (ACT) nomination.

a) Skilled Visas – it consists of the ACT nomination of a skilled nominated subclass 190 visa. It is a permanent visa that allows an individual to live and work in Canberra.

b) Employer Nomination – Regional Certifying Body support of an Employer Nomination under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme.

a) Skilled Visa applicants

Before applying for the ACT Nomination Program, the applicants need to ensure that their occupation is available on the ACT Occupation list. he/she should read the ‘Guidelines for applying for ACT nomination” and have to meet the eligibility requirements.

Overseas students– the ACT nomination of subclass 190 is closed for both the overseas applicants, who have no ties to Canberra and who have ties to Canberra.

Canberra residents– if your occupation is shown open on the ACT occupation list, you are eligible to apply for ACT subclass 190 state nomination.

b) Employer nomination applicants

  1.  Employers who are interested to nominate skilled workers under the Direct Entry Pathway Stream of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Subclass 187 must look for the Regional Certifying Body (RCB) support prior to RSMS nomination acquire by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
  2. Applying for Regional Certifying Body (RCB) support
  3. As part of the application for RCB support, employers need to show that Local Labour Market is not able to fill the position.
  4. Opened Occupations: If the nominated occupation is currently open on the ACT Occupation List 2018, the application for RCB support is allowed to meet this criterion.
  5. Closed occupations: If the nominated occupation has a status of ‘closed’, or is not listed on the ACT Occupation List 2018, the application for RCB support does not meet this criterion.
  6. You should refer to the RCB guidelines for other pathways to determine that the position cannot be filled from the local labor market.

ACT State Nomination processing time:

The average processing time for the applications for Act state nomination of Skilled Nominated 190 Visa  is given below under different categories. The processing time may vary depending on the demand.

Applications  for ACT nominationTime
Streamlined PhD nomination1 Week
Canberra/overseas residents3 months

The average processing time for RCB support of an employer nomination is two months. The time frame of the visa application may vary depending on the demand.

THE ACT OCCUPATION LIST 2018 IS SHOWN BELOW:

Applicants can choose their occupation from the ACT occupation list given below

ANZSCOOccupationsStatus
132111Corporate Services ManagerOpen
134212Nursing Clinical DirectorOpen
134213Primary Health Organisation ManagerOpen
134214Welfare Centre ManagerOpen
212411CopywriterOpen
212412Newspaper or Periodical EditorOpen
212413Print JournalistOpen
212415Technical WriterOpen
212416Television JournalistOpen
212499Journalist & other writers (nec)Open
225311Public Relations ProfessionalOpen
232111ArchitectOpen
232112Landscape ArchitectOpen
232411Graphic DesignerOpen
232412IllustratorOpen
232414Web DesignerOpen
233211Civil EngineerOpen
233212Geotechnical EngineerOpen
233213Quantity SurveyorOpen
233214Structural EngineerOpen
233215Transport EngineerOpen
233311Electrical EngineerOpen
233411Electronics EngineerOpen
233511Industrial EngineerOpen
233512Mechanical EngineerOpen
241111Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School)Open
251211Medical Diagnostic RadiographerOpen
251212Medical Radiation TherapistOpen
251213Nuclear Medicine TechnologistOpen
251214SonographerOpen
251411OptometristOpen
251412OrthopistOpen
251513Retail PharmacistOpen
252411Occupational TherapistOpen
252511PhysiotherapistOpen
252711AudiologistOpen
252712Speech PathologistOpen
253111General PractitionerOpen
253112Resident Medical OfficerOpen
254311Nurse ManagerOpen
254411Nurse PractitionerOpen
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)Open
254413Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)Open
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)Open
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care &Open
254416Registered Nurse (DevelopmentalOpen
254417Registered Nurse (Disability &Open
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)Open
254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)Open
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)Open
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)Open
254425Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)Open
254499Registered Nurses (nec)Open
271311SolicitorOpen
272111Careers CounsellorOpen
272112Drug & Alcohol CounsellorOpen
272113Family & Marriage CounsellorOpen
272114Rehabilitation CounsellorOpen
272115Student CounsellorOpen
272199Counsellors (nec)Open
272311Clinical PsychologistOpen
272312Educational PsychologistOpen
272313Organisational PsychologistOpen
272399Psychologists (nec)Open
272499Social Professionals (nec)Open
272511Social WorkerOpen
272612Recreation OfficerOpen
272613Welfare WorkerOpen
321211Motor Mechanic (General)Open
321212Diesel Motor MechanicOpen
321213Motorcycle MechanicOpen
321214Small Engine MechanicOpen
351311ChefOpen
391111HairdresserOpen

b) Closed Occupations

ANZSCOOccupationStatus
131112Sales & Marketing ManagerClosed
131113Advertising ManagerClosed
132211Finance ManagerClosed
132311Human Resource ManagerClosed
132511Research and development managerClosed
133111Construction Project ManagerClosed
133211Engineering ManagerClosed
133411ManufacturerClosed
133512Production Manager (Manufacturing)Closed
133513Production Manager (Mining)Closed
133611Supply and Distribution ManagerClosed
134111Child Care Centre ManagerClosed
134299Health & Welfare Services Managers (nec)Closed
134311School PrincipalClosed
134499Education Managers (nec)Closed
135112ICT Project ManagerClosed
135199ICT Managers (nec)Closed
139911Arts Administrator or ManagerClosed
139913Laboratory ManagerClosed
139914Quality Assurance ManagerClosed
139999AmbassadorClosed
141111Cafe or Restaurant ManagerClosed
141311Hotel or Motel ManagerClosed
141999Accom. & Hospitality Managers (nec)Closed
142114Hair or Beauty Salon ManagerClosed
142115Post Office ManagerClosed
149112Fitness Centre ManagerClosed
149113Sports Centre ManagerClosed
149212Customer Service ManagerClosed
149311Conference & Event OrganiserClosed
149413Transport Company ManagerClosed
149913Facilities ManagerClosed
211112Dancer or ChoreographerClosed
211212Music DirectorClosed
211299Music Professionals (nec)Closed
211311PhotographerClosed
211499Visual Arts & Crafts Professionals (nec)Closed
212111Artistic DirectorClosed
212212Book or Script EditorClosed
212312Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)Closed
212314Film & Video EditorClosed
212315Program Director (Television or Radio)Closed
212316Stage ManagerClosed
212317Technical DirectorClosed
212318Video ProducerClosed
221111Accountant (General)Closed
221112Management AccountantClosed
221113Taxation AccountantClosed
221211Company SecretaryClosed
221213External AuditorClosed
221214Internal AuditorClosed
222111Commodities TraderClosed
222112Finance BrokerClosed
222113Insurance BrokerClosed
222199Financial Brokers (nec)Closed
222211Financial Market DealerClosed
222213Stockbroking DealerClosed
222299Financial Dealers (nec)Closed
222311Financial Investment AdviserClosed
222312Financial Investment ManagerClosed
223112Recruitment ConsultantClosed
223211ICT TrainerClosed
224111ActuaryClosed
224112MathematicianClosed
224212Gallery or Museum CuratorClosed
224213Health Information ManagerClosed
224214Records ManagerClosed
224511Land EconomistClosed
224512ValuerClosed
224611LibrarianClosed
224711Management ConsultantClosed
224712Organisation & Methods AnalystClosed
224914Patents ExaminerClosed
224999Information and Org. Professionals (nec)Closed
225111Advertising SpecialistClosed
225113Marketing SpecialistClosed
225211ICT Account ManagerClosed
225212ICT Business Development ManagerClosed
225213ICT Sales RepresentativeClosed
225499Technical Sales Representatives (nec)Closed
232212SurveyorClosed
232213CartographerClosed
232214Other Spatial ScientistClosed
232311Fashion DesignerClosed
232312Industrial DesignerClosed
232313Jewellery DesignerClosed
232511Interior DesignerClosed
232611Urban & Regional PlannerClosed
233111Chemical EngineerClosed
233112Materials EngineerClosed
233513Production or plant engineerClosed
233911Aeronautical EngineerClosed
233912Agricultural EngineerClosed
233913Biomedical EngineerClosed
233914Engineering TechnologistClosed
233915Environmental EngineerClosed
233916Naval ArchitectClosed
234111Agricultural ConsultantClosed
234112Agricultural ScientistClosed
234113ForesterClosed
234411GeologistClosed
234611Medical Laboratory ScientistClosed
234711VeterinarianClosed
234914Physicist (medical physicist only)Closed
241213Primary School TeacherClosed
241311Middle School TeacherClosed
241411Secondary School TeacherClosed
241511Special Needs TeacherClosed
241512Teacher of the Hearing ImpairedClosed
241513Teacher of the Sight ImpairedClosed
241599Special Education Teachers (nec)Closed
249111Education AdviserClosed
249211Art Teacher (Private Tuition)Closed
249212Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)Closed
249214Music Teacher (Private Tuition)Closed
249299Private Tutors & Teachers (nec)Closed
249311Teacher of English SOLClosed
251111DietitianClosed
251112NutritionistClosed
251312Occupational Health and Safety AdviserClosed
251511Hospital PharmacistClosed
251512Industrial PharmacistClosed
251911Health Promotion OfficerClosed
251912Orthotist or ProsthetistClosed
251999Health Diagnostic & Promotion Prof.Closed
252111ChiropractorClosed
252112OsteopathClosed
252211AcupuncturistClosed
252213NaturopathClosed
252214Traditional Chinese Medicine PractitionerClosed
252299Complementary Health Therapists (nec)Closed
252311Dental SpecialistClosed
252312DentistClosed
252611PodiatristClosed
253211AnaesthetistClosed
253311Specialist Physician (General Medicine)Closed
253312CardiologistClosed
253313Clinical HaematologistClosed
253314Medical OncologistClosed
253315EndocrinologistClosed
253316GastroenterologistClosed
253317Intensive Care SpecialistClosed
253318NeurologistClosed
253321PaediatricianClosed
253322Renal Medicine SpecialistClosed
253323RheumatologistClosed
253324Thoracic Medicine SpecialistClosed
253399Specialist Physicians (nec)Closed
253411PsychiatristClosed
253511Surgeon (General)Closed
253512Cardiothoracic SurgeonClosed
253513NeurosurgeonClosed
253514Orthopaedic SurgeonClosed
253515OtorhinolaryngologistClosed
253516Paediatric SurgeonClosed
253517Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeonClosed
253518UrologistClosed
253521Vascular SurgeonClosed
253911DermatologistClosed
253912Emergency Medicine SpecialistClosed
253913Obstetrician & GynaecologistClosed
253914OphthalmologistClosed
253915PathologistClosed
253917Diagnostic & Interventional RadiologistClosed
253918Radiation OncologistClosed
253999Medical Practitioners (nec)Closed
254111MidwifeClosed
254211Nurse EducatorClosed
254212Nurse ResearcherClosed
261111ICT Business AnalystClosed
261112Systems AnalystClosed
261212Web DeveloperClosed
261311Analyst ProgrammerClosed
261312Developer ProgrammerClosed
261313Software EngineerClosed
261314Software TesterClosed
262111Database AdministratorClosed
262112ICT Security SpecialistClosed
262113Systems AdministratorClosed
263111Computer Network & Systems EngineerClosed
263112Network AdministratorClosed
263113Network AnalystClosed
263211ICT Quality Assurance EngineerClosed
263212ICT Support EngineerClosed
263213ICT Systems Test EngineerClosed
263299ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec)Closed
263311Telecommunications EngineerClosed
263312Telecommunications Network EngineerClosed
271111BarristerClosed
271299Judicial & Other Legal Professionals (nec)Closed
272412InterpreterClosed
311211Anaesthetic TechnicianClosed
311212Cardiac TechnicianClosed
311213Medical Laboratory TechnicianClosed
311215Pharmacy TechnicianClosed
311299Medical Technicians (nec)Closed
311312Meat InspectorClosed
311411Chemistry TechnicianClosed
311412Earth Science TechnicianClosed
311413Life Science TechnicianClosed
311499Science Technicians (nec)Closed
312111Architectural DraftspersonClosed
312112Building AssociateClosed
312113Building InspectorClosed
312199Arch, Building & Surveying Technicians (nec)Closed
312211Civil Engineering DraftspersonClosed
312212Civil Engineering TechnicianClosed
312311Electrical Engineering DraftspersonClosed
312312Electrical Engineering TechnicianClosed
312512Mechanical Engineering TechnicianClosed
312912Metallurgical or Materials TechnicianClosed
312913Mine DeputyClosed
313111Hardware TechnicianClosed
313112ICT Customer Support OfficerClosed
313113Web AdministratorClosed
313199ICT Support Technicians (nec)Closed
313211Radio Communications TechnicianClosed
313212Telecommunications Field EngineerClosed
313214Tele. Technical Officer or TechnologistClosed
321111Automotive ElectricianClosed
322113FarrierClosed
322211Sheet metal Trades WorkerClosed
322311Metal FabricatorClosed
322313Welder (First Class)Closed
323111Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)Closed
323112Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)Closed
323113Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)Closed
323211Fitter (General)Closed
323212Fitter & TurnerClosed
323213Fitter-WelderClosed
323214Metal Machinist (First Class)Closed
323215Textile, Clothing & Footwear MechanicClosed
323299Metal Fitters & Machinists (nec)Closed
323313LocksmithClosed
323314Precision Instrument Maker & RepairerClosed
323316Watch & Clock Maker & RepairerClosed
323412ToolmakerClosed
324111Panel beaterClosed
324211Vehicle Body BuilderClosed
324212Vehicle TrimmerClosed
331111BricklayerClosed
331112StonemasonClosed
331211Carpenter & JoinerClosed
331212CarpenterClosed
331213JoinerClosed
332211Painting Trades WorkersClosed
333111GlazierClosed
333211Fibrous PlastererClosed
333212Solid PlastererClosed
333311Roof TilerClosed
333411Wall & Floor TilerClosed
334111Plumber (General)Closed
334112Aircon. & Mechanical Services PlumberClosed
334113DrainerClosed
334114GasfitterClosed
334115Roof PlumberClosed
341111Electrician (General)Closed
341112Electrician (Special Class)Closed
341113Lift MechanicClosed
342111Airconditioning & Refrigeration MechanicClosed
342212Technical Cable JointerClosed
342311Business Machine MechanicClosed
342313Electronic Equipment Trades WorkerClosed
342315Elect. Instr. Trades Worker (Special Class)Closed
342411Cabler (Data & Telecommunications)Closed
342413Telecommunications LinesworkerClosed
351111BakerClosed
351112PastrycookClosed
351211Butcher or Smallgoods MakerClosed
351411CookClosed
361111Dog Handler or TrainerClosed
361199Animal Attendants & Trainers (nec)Closed
361311Veterinary NurseClosed
362111FloristClosed
362211Gardener (General)Closed
362212ArboristClosed
362213Landscape GardenerClosed
362311GreenkeeperClosed
392111Print FinisherClosed
392311Printing MachinistClosed
393213Dressmaker or TailorClosed
393311UpholstererClosed
394111CabinetmakerClosed
394211Furniture FinisherClosed
394213Wood MachinistClosed
394299Wood Machinists & Other Wood Trades (nec)Closed
399111Boat Builder & RepairerClosed
399112ShipwrightClosed
399211Chemical Plant OperatorClosed
399213Power Generation Plant OperatorClosed
399312Library TechnicianClosed
399411JewellerClosed
399512Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)Closed
399514Make Up ArtistClosed
399516Sound TechnicianClosed
399599Performing Arts Technicians (nec)Closed
399611Sign writerClosed
411111Ambulance OfficerClosed
411112Intensive Care Ambulance ParamedicClosed
411213Dental TechnicianClosed
411311Diversional TherapistClosed
411411Enrolled NurseClosed
411611Massage TherapistClosed
411711Community WorkerClosed
411712Disabilities Services OfficerClosed
411713Family Support WorkerClosed
411715Residential Care OfficerClosed
411716Youth WorkerClosed
452311Diving Instructor (Open Water)Closed
452312Gymnastics Coach or InstructorClosed
452313Horse Riding Coach or InstructorClosed
452314Snow sport InstructorClosed
452315Swimming Coach or InstructorClosed
452316Tennis CoachClosed
452317Other Sports Coach or InstructorClosed
452321Sports Development OfficerClosed
452411FootballerClosed
452499Sportspersons (nec)Closed
511111Contract AdministratorClosed
511112Program or Project AdministratorClosed
599612Insurance Loss AdjusterClosed
611211Insurance AgentClosed
639211Retail BuyerClosed

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