Australian Skilled Work Visas Eligible Skilled Occupations
The Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) are prepared by the Australian Government to identify specific skill shortages in Australia.
To apply for a skilled visa that does not require state sponsorship, you must be able to demonstrate your work experience and/or qualification matches an occupation that is on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL).
State-sponsored occupations are sponsored by an Australian State/Territory Government and occupations can be on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) or the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL).
The current occupations on Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) are set out below (no sponsorship required).
Please click on the occupation for a detailed job description to confirm if the tasks you have completed for your occupation meet the Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) requirements.
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) Occupations:
Construction Project Manager
Child Care Centre Manager
Nursing Clinical Director
Primary Health Organisation Manager
Welfare Centre Manager
Other Spatial Scientist
Production or Plant Engineer
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
Secondary School Teacher
Special Needs Teacher
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
Teacher of the Sight Impaired
Special Education Teachers
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
Medical Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Orthotist or Prosthetist
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
Intensive Care Specialist
Renal Medicine Specialist
Thoracic Medicine Specialist
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
Registered Nurse (Community Health)