Northern Territory Skilled Migration Occupation List

The Northern Territory Skilled Occupation List consists of all the occupations that are in demand in Northern Territory. The potential applicants whose occupation is available on the list are eligible for NT nomination by applying through Subclass 190 and Subclass 489 visa sub classes. The candidates, who want to apply for the NT nomination, have to show the proof of good employment in the state either in their occupation or a closely related skilled occupation.
If your occupation is not available on the list but is available on the Department of Home Affairs, you can still submit your visa application for the Northern Territory State Nomination. Australia’s Northern Territory Government nominates the applicants who are skilled and their occupation is in demand in NT.

In order to receive the nomination from the NT Government, the applicant must receive the positive report on the skill assessment for the occupation that matches your field and is applicable on the  list. The aspiring Australian Immigration candidates can  apply for the Northern Territory Nomination, you must send the visa application with the NT Government and an Expression of Interest (EOI) on Australia’s Skills Select Service.

Visa categories for the applicants

a) Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190–  This 190 Sponsored Visa allows the applicant to live and work in NT state on the permanent basis. The applicant gets extra 5 points to their overall points score if they get nomination under this visa.
b) Skilled Provisional Visa Subclass 489 –  Under this visa, the applicant has to live and work in the Regional areas of NT for the span of four years. The applicant gets supplementary ten points towards their overall points score if they get a nomination for this visa.

Processing time for NT State Nomination

The average processing time for the applications under the General Skilled Migration program is as shown below:
a) For offshore applicants, the average processing time is 2-3 months.
b) For NT residents or NT students, the processing time is one month.

Disclaimer under Northern Territory Occupation List:

When a candidate applies for the NT nomination, they acknowledge that:
1. The Northern Territory nomination is particularly for the NT region and has no association with the other Australian states.
2. NT Government will not be obligated for job research, accommodation or any kind of financial assistance for nominated visa holder or skilled immigrant.
3. NT Government and its employees are not responsible for any inaccuracies or deletion in the data provided to the applicant regarding the NT application or nomination.

The Northern Territory Occupation List 2018 is given below:

Last Updated : 4th July 2018

ANZSCO codeOccupationComments
141999Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec
221111Accountant (General)Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
233911Aeronautical Engineer
231111*Aeroplane Pilot
234111Agricultural Consultant
234112Agricultural Scientist
342111*Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
323111Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
323112*Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
121111Aquaculture Farmer
362212Arborist
139911Arts Administrator or Manager
321111Automotive Electrician
351111Baker
121312Beef Cattle Farmer
351211Butcher or Small goods Maker
394111Cabinetmaker
342411*Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)
141111Cafe or Restaurant Manager
331212Carpenter
351311Chef
312212Civil Engineering Technician
272311Clinical PsychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
411711Community Worker
263111Computer Network and System EngineerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
149311Conference and Event Organiser
133111Construction Project Manager
351411Cook
132111Corporate Services Manager
272199CounsellorsAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
149212Customer Services ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
262111Database AdministratorOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
261312Developer ProgrammerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
321212Diesel Motor Mechanic
411712Disabilities Services Officer
411311Diversional Therapist
272112Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
311412Earth Science Technician
272312Educational PsychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
342211Electrical Linesworker
341111*Electrician (General)
342314*Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
342315*Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
233411Electronics Engineer
133211Engineering Manager
411411*Enrolled Nurse
251311Environmental Health Officer
221213External Auditor
149913Facilities Manager
411713Family Support Worker
132211Finance Manager
323211Fitter (General)
323212Fitter and Turner
323213Fitter-Welder
332111Floor Finisher
234113Forester
121213Fruit or Nut Grower
334114*Gasfitter
253111*General Medical PractitionerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
333111Glazier
391111Hairdresser
313111Hardware TechnicianOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
134299!!Health and Welfare Services Manager necAll applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0  overall  or equivalent
141311Hotel or Motel Manager
223111!!Human Resource AdvisorAll applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
261111ICT Business AnalystOffshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
225212ICT Business Development ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
313112ICT Customer Support OfficerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
135112ICT Project ManagerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
262112ICT Security SpecialistOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
313199ICT Support Technicians necOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
272412Interpreter
362213Landscape Gardener
224611*Librarian
121399Livestock Farmers nec
221112Management AccountantAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
224711Management ConsultantOffshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
225113Marketing SpecialistOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
233512Mechanical EngineerOffshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
322311Metal Fabricator
121411Mixed Crop And Livestock Farmer
121216Mixed Crop Farmer
121317Mixed Livestock Farmer
321211Motor Mechanic (General)
321213Motorcycle Mechanic
263112Network AdministratorOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
263113Network AnalystOffshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
254311*Nurse ManagerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
254411*Nurse PractitionerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
252411*Occupational TherapistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
324111Panelbeater
311215Pharmacy TechnicianAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
252511*Physiotherapist
334111*Plumber (General)
134213Primary Health Organisation ManagerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
133511Production Manager (Forestry)
133513Production Manager (Mining)
511112Program or Project Administrator
612112Property Manager
272612Recreation Officer
254412*Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413*Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414*Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415*Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254416*Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417*Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
254421*Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254418*Registered Nurse (Medical)
254422*Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254425*Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
254423*Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424*Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254499*Registered Nurses nec
411715Residential Care Officer
251513*Retail PharmacistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
131112Sales and Marketing ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
322211Sheetmetal Trades Worker
231213*Ship's Master
321214Small Engine Mechanic
272511Social Worker
261313Software EngineerOffshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
399516Sound Technician
252712Speech PathologistAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent, no component less than 7.0
All applicants must have the minimum test score required for registration (ie OET 3As 1B minimum)
452321Sports Development Officer
133611Supply and Distribution ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
232212Surveyor
262113Systems AdministratorOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
261112Systems AnalystOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
221113Taxation Accountant
241111*Teacher, Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School)
241512*Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
241599*Teacher, Special Education nec
342413*Telecommunications Linesworker
272413Translator
121221Vegetable Grower
324311Vehicle Painter
234711*Veterinarian
361311Veterinary Nurse
242211Vocational Education TeacherAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
313113Web AdministratorOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
232414Web DesignerOffshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
261212Web DeveloperOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
322313Welder (First Class)
134214!!Welfare Centre ManagerAll applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0  overall  or equivalent
272613Welfare Worker
411716Youth Worker

Note-
(*) Northern territory 2018 occupations marked with asterisk require a mandatory licensing or registration. Under those occupations, the applicant must state a particular level of English which should be enough to qualify the licensing / registration requirements or at least IELTS 6 in each band.
(!!) Northern territory 2018 occupations marked with double exclamation requires high level communication skills or at least IELTS 7 overall.
Northern territory 2018 Occupations with no indicators require at least IELTS 6 in each band.

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