Nominating an occupation

To apply, you must nominate one occupation for the skills assessment. It is important that you choose only one occupation for each application. You will need to pay the full assessment fee for each occupation.

Requirements for each group

All VETASSESS occupations have been coded as A, B, C, D, E or F. Occupations are classified by groups according to their requirements. Please note DIBP has introduced a new SOL and CSOL effective from the 1st of July 2012.


Group A

Group A Occupations require a qualification which is at least at the level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation. In addition to this, the applicant must have at least one year of post-qualification employment in a field which is highly relevant and at an appropriate skill level to your nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

Employment needs to be undertaken after completion of the highly relevant qualification. Pre-qualification employment cannot be considered for Group A.


Group B

Group B Occupations require a qualification which is assessed as at least at the level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation. In addition to this, the applicant must have at least one year of post-qualification employment in a field which is highly relevant and at an appropriate skill level to your nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment. Pre-qualification employment may be considered.

If your qualification is not in a highly relevant field, additional years of employment will be required. Please see Group B below for details.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment


Group C

Group C Occupations require a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of at least an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation. In addition to this, the applicant must have at least one year of post-qualification employment in a field which is highly relevant and at an appropriate skill level to your nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment. Pre-qualification employment may be considered.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment

If your qualification is not in a highly relevant field to the nominated occupation, two years of highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level will be required. If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Group C below for details.


Group D

Group D Occupations require a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or IV, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation, and post-qualification employment as follows:

Applicants with a qualification assessed at AQF Certificate IV level in a highly relevant field must also have at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level to their nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment. Two years of such employment is required if the qualification/s has a shortfall in content relevance.

Applicants with a qualification assessed at AQF Certificate III level in a highly relevant field must also have three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level to their nominated occupation. No additional years of employment will compensate for a lack of a highly relevant major.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment


Group E

Group E Occupations require a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of at least an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation. In addition to this, the applicant must have at least one year of employment in a field which is highly relevant and at an appropriate skill level to your nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

Employment needs to be undertaken after completion of the highly relevant qualification at the required educational level. Pre-qualification employment cannot be considered for Group E occupations.


Group F

Group F Occupations require a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate II or III, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation, and post-qualification employment as follows:

Applicants with a qualification assessed at AQF Certificate III level in a highly relevant field must also have at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level to their nominated occupation completed in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment. Two years of such employment is required if the qualification/s has a shortfall in content relevance.

Applicants with a qualification assessed at AQF Certificate II level in a highly relevant field must also have three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level to their nominated occupation. No additional years of employment will compensate for a lack of a highly relevant major.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment



List of Occupations assessed by VETASSESS

Recent Graduates with Australian Studies who intend to apply for a Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

 

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List of Occupations assessed by VETASSESS

Group A
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
Qualification/s assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with a highly relevant major and at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.
Applicants must have all of the above in order to be assessed positively
for Group A.
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224111
According to ANZSCO, an Actuary analyses mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial or economic data to predict and assess the long-term risk involved in financial decisions and planning.

This occupation requires a major in Actuarial Studies or Actuarial Science. Actuarial Studies is the application of mathematical and statistical analysis to compute risks, rates etc according to probabilities indicated by recorded facts in order to solve financial planning problems in areas such as insurance, superannuation and investment (ASCED). Qualifications in Mathematics or Statistics can be considered on a case-by-case basis for relevance to Actuarial Science.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
252211
Acupuncturist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234111
Agricultural Consultant
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234112
Agricultural Scientist
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272414
Archaeologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
252711
Audiologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234513
Biochemist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234514
Biotechnologist
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234515
Botanist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272111
Career Counselling is a specialised field of counselling which focuses on working with clients who are starting their careers or making a significant change in career. A Careers Counsellor provides individuals and groups with information about career choices and assists individuals with self-development (ASCED).

Studies in careers counselling include understanding the career needs of the client, the connection between values and attitudes and preferred career choice, and facilitating a client to make a successful career change (APIC).

Qualifications in HR/Psychology with supporting highly relevant employment will be assessed on a case by case basis.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232213
Cartographer
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234211
A Chemist studies the chemical and physical properties of substances, and develops and monitors chemical processes and production (ANZSCO). Chemistry (or Chemical Sciences) is the study of the composition, structure, chemical reactions and transformations of matter (ASCED).

A major in Chemistry would include subjects such as analytical, physical, organic and inorganic chemistry with an additional focus on modern applications such as nanotechnology, analytical and environmental chemistry, polymer science and surface science.

Qualifications in Food Science or Food Technology do not usually have the breadth and depth of Chemistry related subjects to be considered positive for this occupation. Applicants should consider the occupation of 234212 Food Technologist instead.

This occupation should not be confused with 251512 Industrial Pharmacists, who undertake research, testing and analysis related to the development, production, storage, quality control and distribution of drugs and related supplies.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
252299
Complementary Health Therapists nec
A
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
234311
Conservation Officer
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
133111
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

A highly relevant field of study is Construction Project Management, which is the study of planning and controlling building projects (ASCED). General management degrees without underpinning or related studies in construction/civil engineering or building would not usually be positively assessed for this occupation. Architecture qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272199
Counselling is the study of the practice and skills required to provide guidance on personal, social and psychological problems (ASCED). Qualifications with a major in Psychology without supervised studies and practical training in counselling will not usually be assessed positively.

Nomination of the not elsewhere covered (nec) code requires applicants to hold qualifications and employment which do not better fit under another ANZSCO code, including the other counselling occupations.

Specialisations covered in the nec code include Gambling Counsellor, Grief Counsellor, Life Coach, Rape Crisis Counsellor, Trauma Counsellor. Religious Counsellors may be better covered under Ministers of Religion.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272112
A Drug and Alcohol Counsellor provides support and treatment for people with drug and alcohol dependency problems, develops strategies which assist them to set goals and affect and maintain change, and provides community education (ANZSCO).

Counselling is the study of the practice and skills required to provide guidance on personal, social and psychological problems. Qualifications with a major in Psychology without studies and practical training in counselling will not usually be assessed positively.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224311
Economist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249111
Education Adviser
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134499
Education Managers (nec)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249112
Education Reviewer
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234312
Environmental Consultant
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
251311
Environmental Health Officers develop, enforce and evaluate environmental health policies, programs and strategies to improve health outcomes, and oversees the implementation and monitoring of environmental health legislation. Specialisations under this occupation include Food Safety Auditor and Food Safety Officer (ANZSCO).

Applicants with qualifications and employment in Nutrition or Dietetics should contact the Dieticians Association of Australia which is the relevant assessing authority for the occupation of Dietitian – 251111.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234313
Environmental Research Scientist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234399
Environmental Scientists (nec)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134411
Faculty Head
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272113
A Family and Marriage Counsellor assists individuals, couples and families with marriage and relationship difficulties (ANZSCO).

Counselling is the study of the practice and skills required to provide guidance on personal, social and psychological problems. Qualifications with a major in Psychology without studies and practical training in counselling will not usually be assessed positively.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234212
Food Technologist
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234113
Forester (Aus)/Forest Scientist (NZ)
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234411
Geologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234412
Geophysicist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134299
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec
A
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
251999
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec
A
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
251911
Health Promotion Officer
A
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
272411
Historian
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
252212
Homoeopath
A
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
251512
Industrial Pharmacist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
271214
Intellectual Property Lawyer
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
221214
An Internal Auditor examines, verifies, evaluates and reports on financial, operational and managerial processes, systems and outcomes to ensure financial and operational integrity and compliance, and assists in business process reviews, risk assessments, developing deliverables and reporting progress against outcomes (ANZSCO).

This occupation should not be confused with Accountants and External Auditors, occupations assessed by the accounting bodies – see www.immi.gov.au/asri for details.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
271299
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224511
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications. A Land Economist provides advice on the administration as well as commercial and operational use of land and property. Specialises in property areas such as industrial, commercial, rural and retail, or in property research or property investment analysis (ANZSCO).

A highly relevant field of study is Land Economics, which is the study of economic principles applicable to the use of land. Other closely related majors such as property or real estate may be considered on a case by case basis.

Degrees with general economics units without subjects in property/land economics/valuation would not be assessed positively.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232112
A Landscape Architect plans and designs land areas for projects such as open space networks, parks, schools, institutions, roads, external areas for all building types, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial and residential sites (ANZSCO).

A highly relevant degree in Landscape Architecture would include study of planning, designing and installing exterior environments with concern for functionality, practicality and human needs and requirements. It includes the design of parks and gardens integrated with the built environment (ASCED). Degrees in Architectural studies without a major in Landscape Architecture will not be assessed positively, unless the applicant has official registration as a Landscape Architect.

Employment undertaking full time employment in highly relevant tasks as a Landscape Architect is required. Registration as a Landscape Architect will be highly regarded.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224611
Librarian
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234511
Life Scientist (General)
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234599
Life Scientists (nec)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234516
Marine Biologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224112
Mathematician
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212112
Media Producer (excluding Video)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134211
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

The occupation of Medical Administrator describes someone who plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates medical programs and clinical services in a hospital or other health service facility, maintains standards of medical care, provides leadership to ensure an appropriately skilled medical workforce, and contributes to health service planning (ANZSCO).

The role of Medical Administrator is usually the most senior medical management position in a hospital. They may also be known by other titles such as Medical Manager, Director of Clinical Services, and Director of Medical Services.

Medical administration is administration or management utilising the medical and clinical knowledge, skill, and judgement of a registered medical practitioner, and capable of affecting the health and safety of the public or any person (RACMA). A highly relevant field of study is Medicine. In addition, Medical Administrators may hold higher qualifications in Health Administration and Public Health.

Please note that this occupation is at a higher skill level and tasks are different to practicing physicians, medical officers, nursing managers, interns, administrative hospital staff and non-hospital practice managers.

Other managers in health care settings may better fit under other occupations in ANZSCO and therefore would not be assessed positively for this occupation. These other occupations include 134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager, which covers out-of-hospital health services, and 134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec, which includes Directors of Health Professional Services not elsewhere classified.

Qualifications in Dentistry, Nursing or allied health fields such as Homeopathy, would not usually meet the requirements for this occupation.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234912
Metallurgist
A
GSM
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234913
Meteorologist
A
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
234517
Microbiologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234999
Exercise Physiologist has an ANZSCO Code that is separate to this occupation, and therefore cannot be considered under the nec category.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
252213
Naturopath
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
254211
Nurse Educator
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
254212
Nurse Researcher
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
254311
Nurse Manager
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
251112
Nutritionist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
251312
An Occupational Health and Safety Advisor develops, implements and evaluates risk management policies and programs, trains employees in occupational health and safety procedures, monitors and audits the workplace, and records and investigates incidents to ensure safe and healthy working conditions (ANZSCO).

Alternative titles for this occupation include Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator and Occupational Health and Safety Officer.

A highly relevant field of study is Occupational Health and Safety which is the study of recognising, evaluating and controlling environmental factors associated with the interaction of individuals and the workplace (ASCED definition).

Qualifications which do not have a major in OH&S will be considered on a case by case basis provided that the employment is assessed as highly relevant to the nominated occupation. For example, a qualification in building and construction, as well as short courses and/or licensing in OH&S combined with employment in a construction setting, primarily in a full time OH&S role.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
251412
Orthoptist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
251912
Orthotist or Prosthetist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232214
Other Spatial Scientist
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234314
Park Ranger
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234914
VETASSESS is the assessing body responsible for the occupation of Physicist, which includes the specialisation of Astronomer. This occupation is available for ENS and State/ Territory nomination only.

Applicants with qualifications and employment as a 234914 Medical Physicist wishing to be assessed for GSM purposes are advised that this occupation is assessed by Australian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ASPSEM).
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134213
Primary Health Organisation Manager
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133112
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

According to ANZSCO, a Project Builder plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the construction, alteration and renovation of dwellings and other buildings, and the physical and human resources involved in the building process. Registration or licensing is required.

A highly relevant field of study is Building Science and Technology, or Building Construction Management.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272314
Psychotherapists diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders using psychotherapeutic methods which have a particular focus on the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and client (ANZSCO).

Fields of study which are considered for a positive assessment include Psychotherapy and Psychology. Programs which lack practical training in Psychotherapy are unlikely to be assessed positively.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134412
Regional Education Manager
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272114
Counselling is the study of the practice and skills required to provide guidance on personal, social and psychological problems (ASCED).

A Rehabilitation Counsellor assists physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged people to reintegrate into work and the community. Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation counsellors are assessed under ANZSCO 272112 - Drug and Alcohol Counsellor.

Qualifications in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Social Work, Nursing and Allied Health professions may be considered on a case by case basis. The full Skills Assessment to support an application for permanent residency also requires evidence of employment as a Rehabilitation Counsellor, performing tasks highly relevant to the nominated occupation.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134311
School Principal
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272499
Social Professionals (nec)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224113
Statistician
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272115
Student Counsellors provide information and assistance to students, parents and teachers about a wide range of matters such as students' personal problems, learning difficulties and special requirements (ANZSCO).

Counselling is the study of the practice and skills required to provide guidance on personal, social and psychological problems (ASCED). Qualifications with a major in Psychology without studies and supervised practical training in counselling will not usually be assessed positively.
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249311
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
242111
University Lecturer
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
242112
University Tutor
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232611
Urban and Regional Planner
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224512
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

Applicants must have undertaken relevant studies in the area of valuation. Valuation is the study of valuing land, buildings, businesses, properties, machinery, art and personal items (ASCED/ANZSCO).

General business, commerce or economics study without subjects in valuation, such as property/land economics/valuation would not be assessed positively.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
242211
Vocational Education Teacher (non-trades)
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
134214
Moved from Group B to Group A

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification assessed as comparable to an Australian Bachelor degree, as well as one year of highly relevant employment in the nominated occupation. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

A Welfare Centre Manager plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates a centre, program or project concerned with social welfare support (ANZSCO).

A highly relevant field of study would be in the broad discipline of Welfare Studies and Services which develops an understanding of public and social policy theory and social welfare practice, incorporating the provision of personal services to individuals and family groups who are socially disadvantaged or otherwise in need. Other majors in social science may be considered on a case by case basis.
A
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234518
Zoologist
A
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship

Please see Points Test Advice for additional requirements for applicants wishing to be assessed for the purpose of providing points test advice to DIBP for GSM visa applicants.

 

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Group B
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
Qualification/s assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with a highly relevant major and at least one year of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
Qualification/s assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with another qualification with a highly relevant major assessed at either AQF Diploma, AQF Advanced Diploma, Australian Associate Degree or Australian Graduate Diploma level and at least two years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
Qualification/s assessed at Australian Bachelor degree or Australian higher degree level with none of the above and at least three years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211111
Actor
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
211199
Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
225111
Advertising Specialist
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
231112
Air Traffic Controller
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
231199
Air Transport Professionals (nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121311
Apiarist
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121111
Aquaculture Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
224211
Archivist
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139911
Art Administrator or Manager
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
212311
Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249211
Art Teacher (Private Tuition)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212111
Artistic Director
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212211
Author
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
121312
Beef Cattle Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212212
Book or Script Editor
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139111
Commissioned Defence Force Officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139112
Commissioned Fire Officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139113
Commissioned Police Officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272611
Community Arts Worker
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
221211
Company Secretary
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211211
Composer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234911
Conservator
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212411
Copywriter
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
132111
Corporate Services Manager
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121211
Cotton Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121299
Crop Farmers nec
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121313
Dairy Cattle Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
249212
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211112
Dancer or Choreographer
B
ENS
121314
Deer Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
111212
Defence Force Senior Officer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212312
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212313
Director of Photography
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249213
Drama Teacher (Private Tuition)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224911
Electorate Officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211113
Entertainer or Variety Artist
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
139912
Environmental Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232311
Fashion Designer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212314
Film and Video Editor
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212399
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
222299
Financial Dealers (nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222311
Financial Investment Adviser
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222312
Financial Investment Manager
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
222211
Financial Market Dealer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
231113
Flying Instructor
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121212
Flower Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121213
Fruit or Nut Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
222212
Futures Trader
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224212
Gallery or Museum Curator
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121315
Goat Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121214
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ)
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121215
Grape Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
232411
A Graphic Designer plans, designs, develops and prepares information for publication and reproduction using text, symbols, pictures, colours and layout to achieve commercial and communication needs with particular emphasis on tailoring the message for the intended audience (ANZSCO).

Applicants should consider whether they more closely match the occupations of 232414 Web Designer, 232413 Multimedia Designer or 232412 Illustrator as there are some similarities in these occupations. Applicants must ensure they nominate the occupation which most closely matches their qualifications and employment.
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224213
Health Information Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121316
Horse Breeder
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
141311
Hotel or Motel Manager (Degree Level)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
223111
Human Resource Adviser
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225211
ICT Account Manager
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
225212
ICT Business Development Manager
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
225213
ICT Sales Representative
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232412
Illustrator
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133311
Importer or Exporter
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232312
Industrial Designer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224999
Nomination of the not elsewhere covered (nec) code requires applicants to hold qualifications and employment which do not better fit under any other ANZSCO code. Generally, VETASSESS does not consider qualifications and/employment in Information Technology as highly relevant to this ANZCO code. Applicants may wish to consider another occupation, whether assessed by VETASSESS or another Assessing Authority such as the Australian Computer Society which may be contacted for advice.
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224411
Intelligence officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232511
Interior Designer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232313
Jewellery Designer
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
212499
Journalists and Other Writers (nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139913
Laboratory Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224912
Liaison Officer
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
121399
Livestock Farmers nec
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
224711
Management Consultant
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133411
Manufacturer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225112
Market Research Analyst
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225113
Marketing Specialist
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
231211
Master Fisher
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224913
Migration Agent (Aus)
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
272211
Ministers of Religion
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
121216
Mixed Crop Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121411
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121317
Mixed Livestock Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
232413
Multimedia Designer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
211212
Music Director
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211299
Music Professionals nec
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
249214
Music Teacher (Private Tuition)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211213
Musician (Instrumental)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212412
Newspaper or Periodical Editor
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224712
Organisation and Methods Analyst
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211411
Painter (Visual Arts)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224914
Patents Examiner
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211311
Photographer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121318
Pig Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
224412
Policy Analyst
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
132411
Policy and Planning Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211412
Potter or Ceramic Artist
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121321
Poultry Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212413
Print Journalist
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
249299
Private Tutors and Teachers (nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133512
Production Manager (Manufacturing)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133513
Production Manager (Mining)
B
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
133511
Production Manager (Forestry)
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212315
Program Director (Television or Radio)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225311
A Public Relations Professional plans, develops, implements and evaluates information and communication strategies that create an understanding and a favourable view of an organisation, its goods and services, and its role in the community (ANZSCO).

This occupation is different to 225113 Marketing Specialist, 225111 Advertising Specialist and 225112 Market Research Analyst. Applicants with employment in one of these professions would not be assessed positively for Public Relations Professional.
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139914
Quality Assurance manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212414
Radio Journalist
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212113
Radio Presenter
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
224214
Records Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
272612
Recreation Officer (Aus)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
223112
Recruitment Consultant
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
132511
Research and Development Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225411
Sales Representative (Industrial Products)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225412
Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
211413
Sculptor
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139211
Senior Non-Commissioned Defence Force Officer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121322
Sheep Farmer
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
211214
Singer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139999
Specialist managers (nec)
B
457
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
139915
Sports Administrator
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212316
Stage Manager
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222213
Stockbroking Dealer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121217
Sugar Cane Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212317
Technical Director
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
225499
Technical Sales Representatives(nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212415
Technical Writer
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
212416
Television Journalist
B
ENS
212114
Television Presenter
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
223311
Training and Development Professionals
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
121218
Turf Grower
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
121221
Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ)
B
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
212318
Video Producer
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
211499
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals (nec)
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
232414
A Web Designer plans, designs, develops and prepares information for Internet publication with particular emphasis on the user interface, ease of navigation and location of information using text, pictures, animation, sound, colours, layout and data sources to deliver information tailored to an intended audience and purpose (ANZSCO).

Applicants should consider whether they more closely match the occupations of 232411 Graphic Designers and 232412 Illustrator as there are some similarities in these occupations; applicants must ensure they nominate the occupation which most closely matches their qualifications and employment.

ANZSCO also has related occupations of Multimedia Designer, Multimedia Developer and Web Developer, which are not assessed by VETASSESS. Applicants with qualifications /employment as a Multimedia Designer, Multimedia or Web developer would not usually be assessed positively for this occupation.
B
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
133312
Wholesaler
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
234213
Wine Maker
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
223113
Workplace Relations Adviser
B
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship

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Group C
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
A qualification assessed at AQF Diploma/AQF Advanced Diploma/Australian Associate Degree level. with a highly relevant major and at least one year of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
A qualification assessed at AQF Diploma/AQF Advanced Diploma/Australian Associate Degree level. without a highly relevant major and at least two years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
411511
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
141999
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
311111
Agricultural Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
411111
Ambulance Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149111
Amusement Centre Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
142112
Antique Dealer
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
312199
Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians (nec)
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
312111
Architectural Draftsperson
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
141911
Bed and Breakfast Operator
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
142113
Betting Agency Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
149911
Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operator
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
312999
Building and Engineering Technicians (nec)
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312112
Building Associate
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312113
Building Inspector
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
141111
Cafe or Restaurant Manager
(Excluding positions in Fast Food or Takeaway Food Services)
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
149211
Call or Contact Centre Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
141211
Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
311411
Chemistry Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149912
Cinema or Theatre Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
312211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson
C
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312212
Civil Engineering Technician
C
GSM
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222111
Commodities Trader
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
411711
Community Worker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149311
Conference and Event Organiser
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
312114
Construction Estimator
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
511111
Contract Administrator
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599111
Conveyancer
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
149212
Customer Service Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
441311
Detective
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
411712
Disabilities Services Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311412
Earth Science Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149915
Equipment Hire Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
149913
Facilities Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
411713
Family Support Worker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222112
Finance Broker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222199
Financial Brokers (nec)
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149914
Financial Institution Branch Manager
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311311
Fisheries Inspector
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
149112
Fitness Centre Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
149411
Fleet Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
451311
Funeral Director
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
142114
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
141311
Hotel or Motel Manager (diploma level)
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311415
Hydrographer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
222113
Insurance Broker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
411112
Intensive Care Ambulance/Paramedic (Aus)
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
399912
Interior Decorator
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599112
Legal Executive
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
399312
Library Technician
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
141411
Licensed Club Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
311413
Life Science Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312911
Maintenance Planner
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
411611
Massage Therapist
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312913
Mine Deputy
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311312
Meat Inspector
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312912
Metallurgical and Materials Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
411412
Mothercraft Nurse
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
512111
Office Manager
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
(please see below)
411714
Parole or Probation Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312115
Plumbing Inspector
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
441312
Police Officer
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
142115
Post Office Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
311399
Primary Products Inspector (nec)
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
511112
Project or Program Administrator responsibilities and tasks relate to the administration of specific programs or projects. General administrative support for a business or organisation is not the same as project or program administration. A highly relevant major area of study for this occupation is project management but other fields of study may be considered if they are highly relevant to the industry or sector in which the project management employment takes place.
C
457
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311313
Quarantine Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149412
Railway Station Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
612113
Real Estate Agency Principal
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
141912
Retirement Village Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
411715
Residential Care Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312611
Safety Inspector
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311414
School Laboratory Technician
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
311499
Science Technicians (nec)
C
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
149113
Sports Centre Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452321
Sports Development Officer
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
312116
Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
149413
Transport Company Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
142116
Travel Agency Manager
C
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
411716
Youth Worker
C
ENS
State/ Territory Sponsorship

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Group D
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
A qualification assessed at least at AQF Certificate IV level. with a highly relevant major and at least one year of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
A qualification assessed at AQF Certificate IV level. without a highly relevant major and at least two years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
A qualification assessed at AQF Certificate III level. with a highly relevant major and at least three years of highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
361199
Animal Attendants and Trainers (nec)
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
611111
Auctioneer
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
612111
Business Broker
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599915
Clinical Coder
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
393299
Clothing Trades Workers (nec)
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
599212
Court Bailiff or Sheriff (Aus) / Court Collections Officer (NZ)
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
441111
Defence Force Member – Other Ranks
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
399911
Diver
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
411311
Diversional Therapist
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452311
Diving Instructor (Open Water)
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
451211
Driving Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452318
Dog or Horse Racing Official
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
361111
Dog Trainer or Handler
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
441211
Emergency Service Worker
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
441212
Fire Fighter
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
451815
First Aid Trainer
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
451711
Flight Attendant
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452411
Footballer
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
451399
Funeral Workers (nec)
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452412
Golfer
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
452312
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452313
Horse Riding coach or Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
611211
Insurance Agent
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599611
Insurance Investigator
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599612
Insurance Loss Adjuster
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
599613
Insurance Risk Surveyor
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
361115
Kennel Hand
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
452317
Other Sports Coach or Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452323
Other Sports Official
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
399599
Performing Arts Technicians (nec)
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
361113
Pet Groomer
D
RSMS
399915
Photographer’s Assistant
D
RSMS
612112
Property Manager
D
State /Territory Sponsorship
612114
Real Estate Agent
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
612115
Real Estate Representative
D
State /Territory Sponsorship
639211
Retail Buyer
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
361211
Shearer
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452314
Snowsport Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452315
Swimming Coach or Instructor
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
452322
Sports Umpire
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
452499
Sportspersons (nec)
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
611112
Stock and Station Agent
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
452316
Tennis Coach
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
451799
Travel Attendants (nec)
D
ENS
State /Territory Sponsorship
361311
Veterinary Nurse
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship
639212
Wool Buyer
D
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
361114
Zookeeper
D
ENS
RSMS
State /Territory Sponsorship

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Group E
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
A qualification assessed at least at AQF Diploma level. with a highly relevant major and at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
311211
Anaesthetic Technician
E
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
311212
Cardiac Technician
E
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
411211
This occupation is now in Group E

A Dental Hygienist carries out preventative dental procedures under the direction of a Dentist (ANZSCO).

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification at least at AQF Diploma level, and one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

Highly relevant qualifications would usually be in the area of Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygiene Therapy or Oral Health Therapy.

Studies and employment in Dentistry or Dental Surgery cannot be assessed positively for this occupation.

Tasks undertaken must be related to those of a Dental Hygienist.
E
GSM
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
411214
This occupation is now in Group E

A Dental Therapist examines and treats diseases of the teeth in preschool, primary and secondary school children under the general supervision of a Dentist. Registration or licensing is required (ANZSCO).

This occupation requires a highly relevant qualification at least at AQF Diploma level, and one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment. Additional years of employment cannot compensate for the lack of relevant qualifications.

Highly relevant qualifications would usually be in the in the area of Dental Therapy or Oral Health Therapy.

Studies and employment in Dentistry or Dental Surgery cannot be assessed positively for this occupation.

Tasks undertaken must be related to those of a Dental Therapist.
E
GSM
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
311299
Medical Technicians (nec)
E
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
311214
Operating Theatre Technician
E
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship
311215
Pharmacy Technician
E
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship

Please see Points Test Advice for additional requirements for applicants wishing to be assessed for the purpose of providing points test advice to DIBP for GSM visa applicants.


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Group F
Level of Qualifications
Field of study
Employment
A qualification assessed at AQF Certificate III level with a highly relevant major and at least one year of employment highly relevant to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
A qualification assessed at AQF Certificate III level without a highly relevant major and at least two years of employment highly relevant to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
Or
A qualification assessed at AQF Certificate II level with a highly relevant major and at least three years of employment highly relevant to the nominated occupation, completed at an appropriate skill level in the five years before the date of application for a Skills Assessment.

If all your employment is before your qualifications, please see Pre- and post-qualification employment
ANZSCO Code
Occupation Name
Group
GSM, ENS, RSMS
State/ Territory Sponsorship
442111
Prison Officer
F
ENS
State/Territory Sponsorship

Please see Points Test Advice for additional requirements for applicants wishing to be assessed for the purpose of providing points test advice to DIBP for GSM visa applicants.

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