Blog Post - CSOL replaced by STSOL

Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) April 2017

The Consolidated Skilled Occupations List (CSOL) is now replaced by the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). Any applicants who are applying for the following visas must nominate an occupation from this STSOL.

Visa subclasses relevant for this STSOL:

  • Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186) – Direct Entry Stream
  • Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190)
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – if nominated by a State or Territory Government
  • Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) – soon to be replaced by Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa
  • Training visa (subclass 407)​​​​

If you wish to find out more about Employer Sponsored Visas in Australia, read this.

Use the search box below to filter occupations by keywords.

OccupationANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority​
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec141999VETASSESS
Accountant (General)***221111CPA/CA/IPA
Actuary224111VETASSESS
Acupuncturist252211VETASSESS
Advertising Manager131113AIM
Advertising Specialist***225111VETASSESS
Aeronautical Engineer233911Engineers Australia​
Agricultural Consultant234111VETASSESS
Agricultural Engineer233912Engineers Australia​
Agricultural Scientist234112VETASSESS
Agricultural Technician***311111VETASSESS
Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber334112TRA​
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic342111TRA​
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)323112TRA​
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)323113TRA​
Ambulance Officer411111VETASSESS
Anaesthetic Technician311211VETASSESS
Anaesthetist253211Medical Board of Australia​
Analyst Programmer261311ACS​
Animal Attendants and Trainers nec ***361199VETASSESS
Apiarist ***121311VETASSESS
Aquaculture Farmer ***121111VETASSESS
Arborist362212TRA​
Architect232111AACA
Architectural Draftsperson312111VETASSESS
Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec312199VETASSESS
Art Teacher (Private Tuition)249211VETASSESS
Arts Administrator or Manager139911VETASSESS
Audiologist252711VETASSESS
Automotive Electrician321111TRA​
Baker ***351111TRA​
Barrister271111SLAA
Beef Cattle Farmer ***121312VETASSESS
Biomedical Engineer233913Engineers Australia​
Boat Builder and Repairer399111TRA​
Book or Script Editor212212VETASSESS
Botanist234515VETASSESS
Bricklayer331111TRA​
Building Associate312112VETASSESS
Building Inspector312113VETASSESS
Business Machine Mechanic342311TRA​
Cabinetmaker394111TRA​
Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)342411TRA​
Cafe or Restaurant Manager***141111VETASSESS
Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)399512TRA​
Cardiac Technician311212VETASSESS
Cardiologist253312Medical Board of Australia​
Cardiothoracic Surgeon253512Medical Board of Australia​
Careers Counsellor272111VETASSESS
Carpenter331212TRA​
Carpenter and Joiner331211TRA​
Cartographer232213VETASSESS
Chef***351311TRA​
Chemical Plant Operator399211TRA​
Chemist234211VETASSESS
Chemistry Technician311411VETASSESS
Chief Executive or Managing Director ***111111AIM​
Chief Information Officer135111ACS
Child Care Centre Manager134111TRA
Chiropractor252111CCEA
Civil Engineer233211Engineers Australia​
Civil Engineering Draftsperson312211Engineers Australia​/ VETASSESS
Clinical Haematologist253313Medical Board of Australia​
Clinical Psychologist272311APS
Commodities Trader222111VETASSESS
Community Worker411711VETASSESS​
Company Secretary221211VETASSESS
Complementary Health Therapists nec252299VETASSESS
Computer Network and Systems Engineer263111ACS​
Conference and Event Organiser ***149311VETASSESS
Conservator234911VETASSESS
Construction Project Manager133111VETASSESS
Contract Administrator ***511111VETASSESS
Cook***351411TRA​
Copywriter212411VETASSESS
Corporate General Manager ***111211AIM​
Corporate Services Manager ***132111VETASSESS
Coton Grower ***121211VETASSESS
Counsellors nec272199VETASSESS
Crop Farmers nec ***121299VETASSESS
Customer Service Manager ***149212VETASSESS
Dairy Cattle Farmer ***121313VETASSESS
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)249212VETASSESS
Dancer or Choreographer211112VETASSESS
Database Administrator262111ACS​
Dental Specialist252311ADC
Dental Technician411213TRA​
Dentist252312ADC​
Dermatologist253911Medical Board of Australia​
Developer Programmer261312ACS​
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist253917Medical Board of Australia​
Diesel Motor Mechanic321212TRA​
Dietitian251111DAA
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)212312VETASSESS
Disabilities Services Officer411712VETASSESS
Diversional Therapist411311VETASSESS
Diving Instructor (Open Water)452311VETASSESS
Dog Handler or Trainer361111VETASSESS
Drainer334113TRA​
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor272112VETASSESS
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher241111AITSL​
Earth Science Technician311412VETASSESS
Economist224311VETASSESS
Education Adviser249111VETASSESS
Education Managers nec134499VETASSESS
Educational Psychologist272312APS​
Electrical Engineer233311Engineers Australia​
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson312311Engineers Australia​
Electrical Engineering Technician312312TRA​
Electrician (General)341111TRA​
Electrician (Special Class)341112TRA​
Electronic Equipment Trades Worker342313Engineers Australia​
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)342314TRA​
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)342315TRA​
Emergency Medicine Specialist253912TRA​
Endocrinologist253315Engineers Australia​
Engineering Manager133211Medical Board of Australia​
Engineering Professionals nec233999Medical Board of Australia​
Engineering Technologist233914Engineers Australia​/AIM
Enrolled Nurse411411ANMAC​​
Environmental Consultant234312VETASSESS
Environmental Engineer233915Engineers Australia​​
Environmental Manager139912VETASSESS
Environmental Research Scientist234313VETASSESS
Environmental Scientists nec234399VETASSESS
Equipment Hire Manager149915VETASSESS
External Auditor221213CPA/CA/IPA
Facilities Manager ***149913VETASSESS
Faculty Head134411VETASSESS
Family and Marriage Counsellor272113VETASSESS
Family Support Worker411713VETASSESS
Farrier322113TRA​
Fashion Designer232311VETASSESS
Fibrous Plasterer333211TRA​
Film and Video Editor212314VETASSESS
Finance Broker222112VETASSESS
Finance Manager ***132211CPA/ICA/AIPA
Financial Brokers nec222199VETASSESS
Financial Dealers nec222299VETASSESS
Financial Investment Adviser222311VETASSESS
Financial Investment Manager222312VETASSESS
Financial Market Dealer222211VETASSESS
Fitness Centre Manager149112VETASSESS
Fitter (General)323211TRA​
Fitter and Turner323212TRA​
Fitter-Welder323213TRA​
Fleet Manager149411VETASSESS
Florist362111TRA​
Flower Grower ***121212VETASSESS
Footballer452411VETASSESS
Forester234113VETASSESS
Fruit or Nut Grower ***121213VETASSESS
Furniture Finisher394211TRA​
Gallery or Museum Curator224212VETASSESS
Gardener (General)362211TRA​
Gasfitter334114TRA​
Gastroenterologist253316Medical Board of Australia​
General Practitioner253111Medical Board of Australia
Geologist234411VETASSESS
Geotechnical Engineer233212Engineers Australia​
Glazier333111TRA​
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ) ***121214VETASSESS
Grape Grower ***121215VETASSESS
Graphic Designer ***232411VETASSESS
Greenkeeper362311TRA​
Gymnastics Coach or Instructor452312VETASSESS
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager ***142114VETASSESS
Hairdresser ***391111TRA​
Hardware Technician313111TRA​
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec134299VETASSESS
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec251999VETASSESS
Health Information Manager224213VETASSESS
Health Promotion Officer251911VETASSESS
Horse Breeder ***121316VETASSESS
Horse Riding Coach or Instructor452313VETASSESS
Hospital Pharmacist251511APharmC
Hotel or Motel Manager ***141311VETASSESS
Human Resource Manager132311AIM
ICT Account Manager225211VETASSESS
ICT business Analyst261111ACS​
ICT Business Development Manager225212VETASSESS
ICT Customer Support Officer313112TRA​
ICT Managers nec135199ACS​
ICT Project Manager ***135112ACS​
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer263211ACS​
ICT Sales Representative225213VETASSESS
ICT Security Specialist262112ACS​
ICT Support Engineer ***263212ACS​
ICT Systems Test Engineer ***263213ACS​
ICT Trainer223211ACS​
Illustrator232412VETASSESS
Industrial Designer232312VETASSESS
Industrial Pharmacist251512VETASSESS
Information and Organisation Professionals nec ***224999VETASSESS
Insurance Agent611211VETASSESS
Insurance Broker222113VETASSESS
Insurance Loss Adjuster599612VETASSESS
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic411112VETASSESS
Intensive Care Specialist253317Medical Board of Australia​
Interior Designer232511VETASSESS
Internal Auditor221214VETASSESS
Interpreter272412NAATI
Jeweller399411TRA​
Jewellery Designer232313VETASSESS
Joiner331213TRA​
Journalists and Other Writers nec212499VETASSESS
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec271299VETASSESS
Laboratory Manager139913VETASSESS
Land Economist224511VETASSESS
Landscape Architect232112VETASSESS
Landscape Gardener362213TRA​
Librarian224611VETASSESS
Library Technician399312VETASSESS
Life Science Technician311413VETASSESS
Lift Mechanic341113TRA​
Livestock Farmer ***121399VETASSESS
Locksmith323313TRA​
Make Up Artist399514TRA​
Management Accountant221112CPA/CA/IPA
Management Consultant ***224711VETASSESS
Manufacturer133411VETASSESS
Marine Biologist234516VETASSESS
Marketing Specialist ***225113VETASSESS
Massage Therapist ***411611VETASSESS
Mathematician224112VETASSESS
Meat Inspector311312VETASSESS
Mechanical Engineer233512Engineers Australia​
Mechanical Engineering Technician ***312512TRA​​
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer251211AIR
Medical Laboratory Scientist234611AIMS​ ​
Medical Laboratory Technician311213AIMS​ ​
Medical Oncologist253314Medical Board of Australia​
Medical Practitioners nec253999Medical Board of Australia​
Medical Radiation Therapist251212AIR​
Medical Technicians nec311299VETASSESS
Metal Fabricator322311TRA​
Metal Fitters and Machinists nec323299TRA​
Metal Machinist (First Class)323214TRA​
Metallurgical or Materials Technician312912VETASSESS
Meteorologist234913VETASSESS
Middle School Teacher (Aus) / Intermediate School Teacher (NZ)241311AITSL​ ​​
Midwife254111ANMAC​
Mine Deputy312913VETASSESS
Mining Engineer (Excluding Petroleum)233611Engineers Australia​
Minister of Religion*272211VETASSESS
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer ***121411VETASSESS
Mixed Crop Farmer ***121216VETASSESS​
Mixed Livestock Farmer ***121317VETASSESS
Motor Mechanic (General)321211TRA​​
Motorcycle Mechanic321213TRA​
Multimedia Specialist261211ACS​
Music Teacher (Private Tuition)249214VETASSESS
Musician (Instrumental)211213VETASSESS
Naturopath252213VETASSESS
Naval Architect233916Engineers Australia​
Network Administrator263112ACS​
Network Analyst263113ACS​
Neurologist253318Medical Board of Australia​
Neurosurgeon253513Medical Board of Australia​
Newspaper or Periodical Editor212412VETASSESS
Nuclear Medicine Technologist251213ANZSNM
Nurse Educator254211ANMAC​
Nurse Manager254311ANMAC​
Nurse Practitioner254411ANMAC​
Nursing Clinical Director134212ANMAC
Nutritionist251112VETASSESS
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist253913Medical Board of Australia​
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser251312VETASSESS
Occupational Therapist252411OTC
Ophthalmologist253914Medical Board of Australia​
Optometrist251411OCANZ
Organisation and Methods Analyst224712VETASSESS
Organisational Psychologist272313APS​
Orthopaedic Surgeon253514Medical Board of Australia​
Orthoptist251412VETASSESS
Orthotist or Prosthetist251912VETASSESS
Osteopath252112ANZOC
Other Spatial Scientist232214VETASSESS
Other Sports Coach or Instructor452317VETASSESS
Otorhinolaryngologist253515Medical Board of Australia​
Paediatric Surgeon253516Medical Board of Australia​
Paediatrician253321Medical Board of Australia​
Painting trades workers332211TRA​
Panelbeater324111TRA​
Pastrycook ***351112TRA​
Patents Examiner224914VETASSESS
Pathologist253915Medical Board of Australia​
Performing Arts Technicians nec399599VETASSESS
Pharmacy Technician311215VETASSESS
Photographer211311VETASSESS
Physicist234914VETASSESS
Physicist (Medical Physicist only)234914ACPSEM
Physiotherapist252511APC
Picture Framer394212TRA​
Pig Farmer ***121318VETASSESS
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon253517Medical Board of Australia​
Plumber (General)334111TRA​
Podiatrist252611APodC/ANZPAC
Post Office Manager142115VETASSESS
Poultry Farmer ***121321VETASSESS
Power Generation Plant Operator399213TRA​
Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer323314TRA​
Primary Health Organisation Manager134213VETASSESS​
Primary Products Inspectors nec ***311399VETASSESS
Primary School Teacher241213AITSL​
Print Finisher392111TRA​
Print Journalist212413VETASSESS
Printing Machinist392311TRA​
Private Tutors and Teachers nec249299VETASSESS
Production Manager (Forestry) ***133511VETASSESS​
Program Director (Television or Radio)212315VETASSESS
Program or Project Administrator511112VETASSESS
Property Manager612112VETASSESS
Psychiatrist253411Medical Board of Australia​
Psychologists nec272399APS​
Psychotherapist272314VETASSESS
Public Relations Professional225311VETASSESS
Quality Assurance Manager139914VETASSESS
Quantity Surveyor233213AIQS
Radiation Oncologist253918Medical Board of Australia​
Radio Communications Technician313211TRA​
Real Estate Agency Principal612113VETASSESS
Real Estate Agent612114VETASSESS
Real Estate Representative612115VETASSESS
Records Manager224214VETASSESS
Recreation Officer272612VETASSESS
Recruitment Consultant ***223112VETASSESS
Registered Nurse (Aged Care)254412ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)254413ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Community Health)254414ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)254415ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)254416ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)254417ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)254421ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Medical)254418ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Mental Health)254422ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Paediatric)254425ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Perioperative)254423ANMAC​
Registered Nurse (Surgical)254424ANMAC​
Registered Nurses nec254499ANMAC​
Rehabilitation Counsellor272114VETASSESS
Renal Medicine Specialist253322Medical Board of Australia​
Resident Medical Officer253112Medical Board of Australia​
Residential Care Officer411715VETASSESS
Retail Pharmacist251513VETASSESS
Rheumatologist253323APharmC​
Roof plumber334115Medical Board of Australia​
Roof Tiler333311TRA​
Sales and Marketing Manager ***131112AIM​
School Principal134311VETASSESS
Science Technicians nec311499VETASSESS
Secondary School Teacher241411AITSL​
Sheep Farmer ***121322VETASSESS
Sheetmetal Trades Worker322211TRA​
Shipwright399112TRA​
Signwriter399611TRA​
Small Engine Mechanic321214TRA​
Snowsport Instructor452314VETASSESS
Social Professionals nec272499VETASSESS
Social Worker272511AASW
Software and Applications Programmers nec261399ACS​
Software Engineer261313ACS​​
Software Tester ***261314ACS​
Solicitor271311SLAA​
Solid Plasterer333212TRA​
Sonographer251214AIR​
Sound Technician399516TRA​
Special Education Teachers nec241599AITSL​
Special Needs Teacher241511AITSL​
Specialist Managers nec except:
Ambassador
Archbishop
Bishop
139999VETASSESS
Specialist Physician (General Medicine)253311Medical Board of Australia​
Specialist Physicians nec253399Medical Board of Australia​
Speech Pathologist252712SPA
Sports Centre Manager149113VETASSESS
Sports Development Officer452321VETASSESS
Sportspersons nec452499VETASSESS
Stage Manager212316VETASSESS
Statistician224113VETASSESS
Stockbroking Dealer222213VETASSESS
Structural Engineer233214Engineers Australia​
Student Counsellor272115VETASSESS
Sugar Cane Grower ***121217VETASSESS
Supply and Distribution Manager ***133611AIM
Surgeon (General)253511Medical Board of Australia​
Surveyor232212SSSI
Swimming Coach or Instructor452315VETASSESS
Systems Administrator262113ACS​
Systems Analyst261112ACS​​
Taxation Accountant221113CPA/CA/IPA
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages249311VETASSESS
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired241512AITSL​ ​
Teacher of the Sight Impaired241513AITSL​ ​
Technical Cable Jointer342212TRA​
Technical Director212317VETASSESS
Technical Sales Representatives nec ***225499VETASSESS
Technical Writer212415VETASSESS
Telecommunications Engineer263311Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Field Engineer313212Engineers Australia​
Telecommunications Linesworker342413TRA​
Telecommunications Network Engineer263312Engineers Australia
Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist313214Engineers Australia​
Television Journalist212416VETASSESS
Tennis Coach452316VETASSESS
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic323215TRA​
Thoracic Medicine Specialist253324Medical Board of Australia
Toolmaker323412TRA​
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner252214Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia
Transport Company Manager ***149413VETASSESS
Transport Engineer233215Engineers Australia​
University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) ***242111VETASSESS
University Tutor242112VETASSESS
Upholsterer393311TRA​
Urban and Regional Planner232611VETASSESS
Urologist253518Medical Board of Australia​
Valuer224512VETASSESS
Vascular Surgeon253521Medical Board of Australia​
Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ) ***121221VETASSESS
Vehicle Body Builder324211TRA​
Vehicle Trimmer324212TRA​
Veterinarian234711AVBC
Veterinary Nurse361311VETASSESS
Video Producer212318VETASSESS
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec211499VETASSESS
Wall and Floor Tiler333411VETASSESS
Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer323316TRA​
Web Administrator313113ACS
Web Designer232414VETASSESS
Welder (First Class)322313TRA​
Welfare Centre Manager134214ACWA/VETASSESS
Welfare Worker272613ACWA
Wine Maker ***234213VETASSESS
Wood Machinist394213TRA​
Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec394299TRA​
Youth Worker411716VETASSESS
Zoologist234518VETASSESS
Source: DIPB website, information accurate as of 18 April 2017.

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