The NSW New South Wales occupation list 2018 (Subclass 190) is revised on the command of New Wales department of industry based on the requirement and availability of occupational skills. Deciding the occupations on the priority occupation list, NSW uses Commonwealth and state employment data, as well as evidence, supported feedback from NSW industry.
Economically the state has always done good, from having industries such as steel and shipbuilding in the older times to the current market being dominated by MNC’s and IT companies along with the Finance sector. Even though the current market is dominated by MNC’s and IT and Finance companies, agriculture remains important and contributes to the state’s income.
The state offers employment benefits to highly skilled international applicants under the Skilled nominated migration (190). The NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List (NSW 190 List) contains the priority occupations that NSW will invite candidates under for nomination for a skilled nominated visa (subclass 190).
|ANZSCO Code||Nominated Occupation||Field|
|133111||Construction Project Manager||Other|
|134111||Child Care Center Manager||Education|
|134212||Nursing Clinical Director||Health|
|134214||Welfare Centre Manager||Health|
|221111||Accountant (General)||Business & Finance|
|221112||Management Accountant||Business & Finance|
|221113||Taxation Accountant||Business & Finance|
|221213||External Auditor||Business & Finance|
|221214||Internal Auditor||Business & Finance|
|224111||Actuary||Business & Finance|
|224711||Management Consultant||Business & Finance|
|233212||Geo technical Engineer||Engineers|
|233513||Production or Plant Engineer||Engineers|
|234611||Medical Laboratory Scientist||Science|
|234914||Physicist (medical physicist only)||Science|
|241111||Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher||Education|
|241411||Secondary School Teacher||Education|
|251211||Medical Diagnostic Radiographer||Health|
|251212||Medical Radiation Therapist||Health|
|251213||Nuclear Medicine Technologist||Health|
|253912||Emergency Medicine Specialist||Health|
|253917||Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist||Health|
|254412||Registered Nurse (Aged Care)||Health|
|254413||Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)||Health|
|254414||Registered Nurse (Community Health)||Health|
|254415||Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)||Health|
|254417||Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)||Health|
|254418||Registered Nurse (Medical)||Health|
|254421||Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)||Health|
|254422||Registered Nurse (Mental Health)||Health|
|254423||Registered Nurse (Perioperative)||Health|
|254424||Registered Nurse (Surgical)||Health|
|254425||Registered Nurse (Paediatric)||Health|
|254499||Registered Nurses nec||Health|
|261111||ICT business Analyst||ICT|
|262112||ICT Security Specialist||ICT|
|263111||Computer Network and Systems Engineer||ICT|
|263312||Telecommunications Network Engineer||ICT|
|271111||Barrister||Business & Finance|
|271311||Solicitor||Business & Finance|
|272311||Clinical Psychologist||Social & Welfare Professionals|
|272312||Educational Psychologist||Social & Welfare Professionals|
|272511||Social Worker||Social & Welfare Professionals|
|312211||Civil Engineering Draftsperson||Engineers|
|312212||Civil Engineering Technician||Engineers|
|312311||Electrical Engineering Draftsperson||Engineers|
|312312||Electrical Engineering Technician||Engineers|
|321111||Automotive Electrician||Automotive Trades|
|321211||Motor Mechanic (General)||Automotive Trades|
|321212||Diesel Motor Mechanic||Automotive Trades|
|321213||Motorcycle Mechanic||Automotive Trades|
|321214||Small Engine Mechanic||Automotive Trades|
|322211||Sheetmetal Trades Worker||Metal Trades|
|322311||Metal Fabricator||Metal Trades|
|322313||Welder (First Class)||Metal Trades|
|323211||Fitter (General)||Metal Trades|
|323212||Fitter and Turner||Metal Trades|
|323214||Metal Machinist (First Class)||Metal Trades|
|331211||Carpenter and Joiner||Building Trades|
|332211||Painting trades workers||Building Trades|
|333211||Fibrous Plasterer||Building Trades|
|333212||Solid Plasterer||Building Trades|
|333411||Wall and Floor Tiler||Building Trades|
|334111||Plumber (General)||Building Trades|
|334112||Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber||Building Trades|
|334115||Roof plumber||Building Trades|
|341111||Electrician (General)||Building Trades|
|341113||Lift Mechanic||Building Trades|
|342111||Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic||Building Trades|
|342212||Technical Cable Jointer||Other|
|342313||Electronic Equipment Trades Worker||Other|
|351111||Baker||Tourism & Hospitality|
|351311||Chef (excludes positions in Fast Food or Takeaway Food|
|Tourism & Hospitality|
In determining the occupations on the priority list, NSW uses Commonwealth and State employment data as well as evidence-supported feedback from NSW industry.
The occupations on these lists are selected to meet the skill needs of the NSW economy. The lists are updated from time to time according to the skills needs in NSW. In addition, there are the limited number of invitations to certain occupations to ensure that places allocated under the 190 programs are in line with the skills needs of NSW.
The highest-ranking candidates in occupations on the NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List (NSW 190 List) will be invited first.
a) Skilled nominated visa subclass 190
Qualified candidates who want to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident and are being nominated by the state and territory government can apply for skilled nominated visa subclass 190.
Successful aspirants can live and work in New South Wales for at least two years on the subclass 190 visa. The NSW 190 priority occupation list 2018 includes the priority occupations that NSW will invite for the nomination under the nominated visa 190.
For state nomination, the occupations on the Priority Skilled Occupation list can be taken for nomination which contributes an additional five points towards the candidate’s overall score on the Australian immigration points calculator 2018 for visa application process. The highest-ranking applicants on the New Wales 190 priority skilled occupation list will be invited first. Under subclass 190, candidates can also go for combined list of eligible skilled occupation list ( MLTSSL and STSOL).
b) Skilled regional nominated migration subclass 489
The skilled regional nominated migration 489 is a provisional visa that allows to live and work in NSW region of Australia for up to four years. If the candidate works in NSW for at least one year and live in for at least two years then, he/she can be eligible for permanent visa. Under subclass 489, candidates can check list of eligible occupations and can choose their nominated occupation.
The NSW occupation list 489 comprises of the occupation that are appropriate for NSW nomination for the skilled regional visa (subclass 489).
Candidates seeking NSW nomination for skilled regional migration (489) should contact the NSW region that they are interested in.
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