Victoria Occupation List 2018

The Victoria Occupation List 2018 comprises of the high demand occupations in Victoria 2018. This list is an essential part of the Victoria State Nomination Program checklist under Australian Immigration.

The Victoria Occupation List 2018 is made after deep research on Victoria’s Labor Market and Industry consultation; so that Industries in Victoria get required skills and the overseas immigrants get job opportunities. The Victoria occupation list 2018 provides all the occupations in Victoria that the candidates can choose from. If the candidate is able to establish himself in Victoria for long run, his chance of getting permanent residency increases.

In terms of economy, Victoria has the second largest economy in Australia accounting for a quarter of the nation’s gross domestic product. The strongest sector of income generation in this state is the Finance and Insurance sector, followed by professional, technical services and manufacturing.

Victoria has two occupation lists-

  1.    Visa nomination occupation list for Graduates
  2.    Visa nomination Occupation list for Victoria
  •      Victoria state sponsorship 2018

Victoria state sponsorship 2018 offers state nomination for the following skilled visa programs-

  1. a)   Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)–  candidate is allowed to live and work in victoria permanently.
  2. b)   Skilled regional visa (subclass 489)– candidate is allowed to live and work in designated area of Victoria up to four years.  

 

Streamlined pathway to Visa nomination

Victorian Government offers fast-track state nomination to overseas PhD graduates and recent 457 visa holders. Candidates must qualify the eligibility requirements to apply.

Assessment criteria for Victorian state nomination –

To be eligible for Australian immigration under Victoria state nomination program-

  1.      You have to qualify minimum eligibility criteria
  2.      There must be demand for yours skills and expertise, and you must keep an ability to find work in Victoria,
  3.      Your qualifications, skills, and experience, including any specialist skills, must be appropriate and transferable as per the needs of Victoria’s labor market.
  4.      Applicant must have an ability to establish himself and his dependants in Victoria and have long-term settlement prospective in Victoria.

Note- Qualifying minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee nomination.

  • Victoria State sponsorship processing time 2018:

Victoria state sponsorship processing time 2018 on average is currently 12 weeks. The processing time may vary depending on the occupation and it may take long time to assess applications in some instances.

Find the Victoria Occupation List 2018 below: 

The Victoria Occupation list given below contains all the categories with a list of all the eligible for Victoria Immigration.

 Victoria Occupation List:  Engineering and Building

ANZSCO code

Occupation

Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement

Minimum work experience

233211Civil Engineer7.0 in each band

Five years

312211

Civil Engineering Draftsperson

7.0 in each band

Five years

233311

Electrical Engineer7.0 in each bandFive years
312311Electrical Engineering Draftsperson7.0 in each band

Five years

233512

Mechanical Engineer7.0 in each bandFive years
233914 Engineering Technologist7.0 in each bandFive years in civil or mechanical engineering

Victoria Occupation List: Biotechnology and Science

ANZSCO code

Occupation

Minimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement

Minimum work experience

Specialisations and other requirements

224112

Mathematician6.0 in each band

Two years

Must have two year’s experience in the Science industry.

234111

Agricultural Consultant6.0 in each band

Two years

234112

Agricultural Scientist6.0 in each band

Two years

234711

Veterinarian

7.0 in each band

Three years

Must be registered with the Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria.

Victoria Occupation List: Human Resources Management

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement

Minimum work experience

132311

Human Resource Manager6.0 in each band

Five years

Victoria Occupation List: Information and Communications Technology 

KINDLY NOTE: application for ICT occupations have a new application process.

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement

Minimum work experience

135112

ICT Project Manager7.0 in each band

Three years

261111

ICT Business Analyst7.0 in each bandFive years
261112Systems Analyst7.0 in each band

Three years

261311

Analyst Programmer7.0 in each bandThree years
261312Developer Programmer7.0 in each band

Three years

261313

Software Engineer7.0 in each bandThree years
261314Software Tester7.0 in each band

Three years

262111

Database Administrator7.0 in each band

Three years

262112ICT Security Specialist7.0 in each band

Three years

263111

Computer Network and Systems Engineer7.0 in each band

Three years

Applications in the following are not currently accepted:
– Web Designer
– Help Desk Operator
– Help Desk Manager.

Victoria Occupation List: Tourism and Hospitality

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirementMinimum work experience

Specialisations and other requirements

351311

Chef6.0 in each bandFive years
141311Hotel or Motel Manager6.0 in each bandFive years

Must have experience in a large, international firm and managerial experience.

Victoria Occupation List: Health

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement Minimum work experience

Specialisations and other requirements

224213

Health Information Manager7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have a qualification accredited by the Health Information Management Association of Australia.

Higher education transcripts and certificates required.

254111Midwife7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254411

Nurse Practitioner7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254413

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Must be registered as both a nurse and a midwife.

254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254415

Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254417

Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254421

Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254423

Registered Nurse (Perioperative)7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

254499

Registered Nurses nec

7.0 in each band

Two years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

272311

Clinical Psychologist7.0 in each band (Academic IELTS only)Two years

Must have general registration with the Psychology Board of Australia.

251111

Dietitian6.0 in each bandTwo years
252411Occupational Therapist7.0 in each bandTen years

Must have experience in mental health care.

252511

Physiotherapist7.0 in each bandTwo yearsMust have registration (or approval in principle) from the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.
252611

Podiatrist

7.0 in each band

Two years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Podiatry Board of Australia.

272511

Social Worker7.0 in each band

Two years

Preferred specialisations:

  • Mental Health Workers
  • Skilled Children and Family Workers
  • Child Protection (must have a minimum of two years statutory child protection practice and Australian Association of Social Workers accreditation).

251214

Sonographer7.0 in each band

Two years

252712

Speech Pathologist

6.0 in each band

Two years

234914

Physicist (Medical only)7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have experience in diagnostic imaging or radiation oncology.

251213

Nuclear Medicine Technologist7.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have registration (or approval in principle) from the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia.

Victoria Occupation List: Education

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirementMinimum work experience

Specialisations and other requirements

241111

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) TeacherOverall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0
Two yearsMust have ACECQA certification.
134111Child Care Centre ManagerOverall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0
 Two years

Must have ACECQA certification (note that certification focuses on education qualifications not management qualifications).

241213

Primary School Teacher

Overall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0

 Two years

Must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Must have experience teaching at least one of the following languages:

  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Turkish
  • Arabic
  • Vietnamese.

241411

Secondary School TeacherOverall: 7.5
Speaking: 8.0
Listening: 8.0
Reading: 7.0
Writing: 7.0

 Two years

Must be registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Must specialise in at least one of the following fields:

  • Mathematics or Physics
  • Technology (Food, Metal, Wood or Auto)
  • Languages
  • General science
  • Special education
  • Information technology.

272412

Interpreter

6.0 in each bandTwo years

Must have NAATI “professional” accreditation.

Trades

Construction Trades

ANZSCO code

OccupationMinimum IELTS (or equivalent) requirement

Minimum work experience

334112

Air-conditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber 6.0 in each bandFive years
394111Cabinetmaker 6.0 in each band

Five years

334113

Drainer 6.0 in each bandFive years
334114Gasfitter 6.0 in each band

Five years

334115

Roof Plumber 6.0 in each band

Five years

Engineering Trades 

322311

Metal Fabricator 6.0 in each bandFive years
322211Sheetmetal Trades Worker 6.0 in each band

Five years

322313

Welder (First Class) 6.0 in each bandFive years
323214Metal Machinist (First Class) 6.0 in each band

Five years

Electrical/Electronic/Communications Trades 

342111

Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic 6.0 in each band

Five years

342313

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker 6.0 in each bandFive years
342413Telecommunications Linesworker 6.0 in each band

Five years

Hospitality Trades 

351111

Baker

 6.0 in each band

Five years

351411

Cook 6.0 in each bandFive years
351112Pastrycook 6.0 in each band

Five years

 

The Victoria Occupation list 2018 helps Victorian Government to check the candidate’s eligibility to work in the specified region and if the candidate has some work experience in  any of the occupations present in the Victoria State nominated occupation, it will increase the chances of getting a job after they migrate to Australia.

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For more information regarding all the eligibility requirements of Victoria  Occupation List 2018 .Call the official helpline +91-7042 184 185/Email your queries on info@makevisas.com or  Visit our Official Website.

Related Links:

 Skilled Independent Visa- Subclass 189 Skilled Nominated Visa- Subclass 190
 Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa- Subclass   489 Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skill List   MLTSSL
 Business Talent Visa- Subclass 132 Child Visa- Subclass 101
 Partner Visa- Subclass 820 Short-Term Skilled Occupation List STSOL

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