Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)


Aquaculture Farmer

Cotton Grower

Flower Grower

Fruit Or Nut Grower

Grain, Oilseed Or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (Nz)

Grape Grower

Mixed Crop Farmer

Sugar Cane Grower

Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (Nz)

Crop Farmers (Nec)


Beef Cattle Farmer

Dairy Cattle Farmer

Mixed Livestock Farmer

Pig Farmer

Poultry Farmer

Sheep Farmer

Livestock Farmers (Nec)

Mixed Crop And Livestock Farmer

Sales And Marketing Manager

Advertising Manager

Corporate Services Manager

Finance Manager

Human Resource Manager

Research And Development Manager


Production Manager (Forestry)

Production Manager (Manufacturing)

Production Manager (Mining)

Supply And Distribution Manager

Health And Welfare Services Managers (Nec)

School Principal

Education Managers (Nec)

Ict Project Manager

Ict Managers (Nec)

Arts Administrator Or Manager

Laboratory Manager

Quality Assurance Manager

Specialist Managers (Nec) Except:

(A) Ambassador; Or

(B) Archbishop; Or

(C) Bishop

Cafe Or Restaurant Manager

Hotel Or Motel Manager

Accommodation And Hospitality Managers (Nec)

Post Office Manager

Fitness Centre Manager

Sports Centre Manager

Customer Service Manager

Conference And Event Organiser

Transport Company Manager

Facilities Manager

Dancer Or Choreographer

Music Director

Music Professionals (Nec)


Visual Arts And Crafts Professionals (Nec)

Artistic Director

Book Or Script Editor

Director (Film, Television, Radio Or Stage)

Film And Video Editor

Program Director (Television Or Radio)

Stage Manager

Technical Director

Video Producer


Newspaper Or Periodical Editor

Print Journalist

Technical Writer

Television Journalist

Journalists And Other Writers (Nec)

Company Secretary

Commodities Trader

Finance Broker

Insurance Broker

Financial Brokers (Nec)

Financial Market Dealer

Stockbroking Dealer

Financial Dealers (Nec)

Financial Investment Adviser

Financial Investment Manager

Recruitment Consultant

Ict Trainer


Gallery Or Museum Curator

Health Information Manager

Records Manager


Management Consultant

Organisation And Methods Analyst

Patents Examiner

Information And Organisation Professionals (Nec)

Advertising Specialist

Marketing Specialist

Ict Account Manager

Ict Business Development Manager

Ict Sales Representative

Public Relations Professional

Technical Sales Representatives (Nec) Including Education Sales Representatives

Aeroplane Pilot

Flying Instructor

Helicopter Pilot

Fashion Designer

Industrial Designer

Jewellery Designer

Graphic Designer


Web Designer

Interior Designer

Urban And Regional Planner

Wine Maker


Primary School Teacher

Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (Nz)

Education Adviser

Art Teacher (Private Tuition)

Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)

Music Teacher (Private Tuition)

Private Tutors And Teachers (Nec)

Teacher Of English To Speakers Of Other Languages



Occupational Health And Safety Adviser


Hospital Pharmacist

Industrial Pharmacist

Retail Pharmacist

Health Promotion Officer

Health Diagnostic And Promotion Professionals (Nec)



Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Complementary Health Therapists (Nec)

Dental Specialist


Resident Medical Officer


Nurse Educator

Nurse Researcher

Nurse Manager

Web Developer

Software Tester

Database Administrator

Systems Administrator

Network Administrator

Network Analyst

Ict Quality Assurance Engineer

Ict Support Engineer

Ict Systems Test Engineer

Ict Support And Test Engineers (Nec)

Judicial And Other Legal Professionals (Nec)

Careers Counsellor

Drug And Alcohol Counsellor

Family And Marriage Counsellor

Rehabilitation Counsellor

Student Counsellor

Counsellors (Nec)


Social Professionals (Nec)

Recreation Officer

Welfare Worker

Agricultural Technician

Anaesthetic Technician

Cardiac Technician

Medical Laboratory Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Medical Technicians (Nec)

Meat Inspector

Primary Products Inspectors (Nec)

Chemistry Technician

Earth Science Technician

Life Science Technician

Science Technicians (Nec)

Architectural Draftsperson

Building Inspector

Architectural, Building And Surveying Technicians (Nec)

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Metallurgical Or Materials Technician

Mine Deputy

Hardware Technician

Ict Customer Support Officer

Web Administrator

Ict Support Technicians (Nec)


Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

Textile, Clothing And Footwear Mechanic

Metal Fitters And Machinists (Nec)

Precision Instrument Maker And Repairer

Watch And Clock Maker And Repairer


Vehicle Body Builder

Vehicle Trimmer

Roof Tiler

Business Machine Mechanic

Cabler (Data And Telecommunications)

Telecommunications Linesworker



Butcher Or Smallgoods Maker


Dog Handler Or Trainer

Animal Attendants And Trainers (Nec)

Veterinary Nurse


Gardener (General)


Landscape Gardener


Property Manager


Real Estate Representative


Print Finisher

Printing Machinist

Dressmaker Or Tailor


Furniture Finisher

Wood Machinist

Wood Machinists And Other Wood Trades Workers (Nec)

Chemical Plant Operator

Power Generation Plant Operator

Library Technician


Camera Operator (Film, Television Or Video)

Make Up Artist

Sound Technician

Performing Arts Technicians (Nec)


Ambulance Officer

Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic

Dental Technician

Diversional Therapist

Enrolled Nurse

Massage Therapist

Community Worker

Disabilities Services Officer

Family Support Worker

Residential Care Officer

Youth Worker

Diving Instructor (Open Water)

Gymnastics Coach Or Instructor

Horse Riding Coach Or Instructor

Snowsport Instructor

Swimming Coach Or Instructor

Tennis Coach

Other Sports Coach Or Instructor

Sports Development Officer


Sportspersons (Nec)

Contract Administrator

Program Or Project Administrator

Insurance Loss Adjuster

Insurance Agent

Retail Buyer