The below occupations list applies to the Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) subclass 491 visa.

ItemOccupationANZSCO codeAssessing authority
1construction project manager133111VETASSESS
2engineering manager133211(a) Engineers Australia; or(b) AIM
3child care centre manager134111ACECQA
4nursing clinical director134212ANMAC
5primary health organisation manager134213VETASSESS
6welfare centre manager134214ACWA
7arts administrator or manager139911VETASSESS
8environmental manager139912VETASSESS
9dancer or choreographer211112VETASSESS
10music director211212VETASSESS
11musician (instrumental)211213VETASSESS
12artistic director212111VETASSESS
13accountant (general)221111(a) CPAA; or(b) CAANZ; or
(c) IPA
14management accountant221112(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
15taxation accountant221113(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
16external auditor221213(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
17internal auditor221214VETASSESS
18actuary224111VETASSESS
19statistician224113VETASSESS
20economist224311VETASSESS
21land economist224511VETASSESS
22valuer224512VETASSESS
23management consultant224711VETASSESS
24architect232111AACA
25landscape architect232112VETASSESS
26surveyor232212SSSI
27cartographer232213VETASSESS
28other spatial scientist232214VETASSESS
29chemical engineer233111Engineers Australia
30materials engineer233112Engineers Australia
31civil engineer233211Engineers Australia
32geotechnical engineer233212Engineers Australia
33quantity surveyor233213AIQS
34structural engineer233214Engineers Australia
35transport engineer233215Engineers Australia
36electrical engineer233311Engineers Australia
37electronics engineer233411Engineers Australia
38industrial engineer233511Engineers Australia
39mechanical engineer233512Engineers Australia
40production or plant engineer233513Engineers Australia
41mining engineer (excluding petroleum)233611Engineers Australia
42petroleum engineer233612Engineers Australia
43aeronautical engineer233911Engineers Australia
44agricultural engineer233912Engineers Australia
45biomedical engineer233913Engineers Australia
46engineering technologist233914Engineers Australia
47environmental engineer233915Engineers Australia
48naval architect233916Engineers Australia
49engineering professionals (nec)233999Engineers Australia
50agricultural consultant234111VETASSESS
51agricultural scientist234112VETASSESS
52forester234113VETASSESS
53chemist234211VETASSESS
54food technologist234212VETASSESS
55environmental consultant234312VETASSESS
56environmental research scientist234313VETASSESS
57environmental scientist (nec)234399VETASSESS
58geophysicist234412VETASSESS
59hydrogeologist234413VETASSESS
60life scientist (general)234511VETASSESS
61biochemist234513VETASSESS
62biotechnologist234514VETASSESS
63botanist234515VETASSESS
64marine biologist234516VETASSESS
65microbiologist234517VETASSESS
66zoologist234518VETASSESS
67life scientists (nec)234599VETASSESS
68medical laboratory scientist234611AIMS
69veterinarian234711AVBC
70conservator234911VETASSESS
71metallurgist234912VETASSESS
72meteorologist234913VETASSESS
73physicist234914the assessing authority for the occupation under subsection (2)
74natural and physical science professionals (nec)234999VETASSESS
75early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher241111AITSL
76secondary school teacher241411AITSL
77special needs teacher241511AITSL
78teacher of the hearing impaired241512AITSL
79teacher of the sight impaired241513AITSL
80special education teachers (nec)241599AITSL
81university lecturer242111VETASSESS
82medical diagnostic radiographer251211ASMIRT
83medical radiation therapist251212ASMIRT
84nuclear medicine technologist251213ANZSNM
85sonographer251214ASMIRT
86optometrist251411OCANZ
87orthotist or prosthetist251912AOPA
88chiropractor252111CCEA
89osteopath252112AOAC
90occupational therapist252411OTC
91physiotherapist252511APC
92podiatrist252611PodBA
93audiologist252711VETASSESS
94speech pathologist252712SPA
95general practitioner253111MedBA
96specialist physician (general medicine)253311MedBA
97cardiologist253312MedBA
98clinical haematologist253313MedBA
99medical oncologist253314MedBA
100endocrinologist253315MedBA
101gastroenterologist253316MedBA
102intensive care specialist253317MedBA
103neurologist253318MedBA
104paediatrician253321MedBA
105renal medicine specialist253322MedBA
106rheumatologist253323MedBA
107thoracic medicine specialist253324MedBA
108specialist physicians (nec)253399MedBA
109psychiatrist253411MedBA
110surgeon (general)253511MedBA
111cardiothoracic surgeon253512MedBA
112neurosurgeon253513MedBA
113orthopaedic surgeon253514MedBA
114otorhinolaryngologist253515MedBA
115paediatric surgeon253516MedBA
116plastic and reconstructive surgeon253517MedBA
117urologist253518MedBA
118vascular surgeon253521MedBA
119dermatologist253911MedBA
120emergency medicine specialist253912MedBA
121obstetrician and gynaecologist253913MedBA
122ophthalmologist253914MedBA
123pathologist253915MedBA
124diagnostic and interventional radiologist253917MedBA
125radiation oncologist253918MedBA
126medical practitioners (nec)253999MedBA
127midwife254111ANMAC
128nurse practitioner254411ANMAC
129registered nurse (aged care)254412ANMAC
130registered nurse (child and family health)254413ANMAC
131registered nurse (community health)254414ANMAC
132registered nurse (critical care and emergency)254415ANMAC
133registered nurse (developmental disability)254416ANMAC
134registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation)254417ANMAC
135registered nurse (medical)254418ANMAC
136registered nurse (medical practice)254421ANMAC
137registered nurse (mental health)254422ANMAC
138registered nurse (perioperative)254423ANMAC
139registered nurse (surgical)254424ANMAC
140registered nurse (paediatrics)254425ANMAC
141registered nurses (nec)254499ANMAC
142ICT business analyst261111ACS
143systems analyst261112ACS
144multimedia specialist261211ACS
145analyst programmer261311ACS
146developer programmer261312ACS
147software engineer261313ACS
148software and applications programmers (nec)261399ACS
149ICT security specialist262112ACS
150computer network and systems engineer263111ACS
151telecommunications engineer263311Engineers Australia
152telecommunications network engineer263312Engineers Australia
153barrister271111a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
154solicitor271311a legal admissions authority of a State or Territory
155clinical psychologist272311APS
156educational psychologist272312APS
157organisational psychologist272313APS
158psychologists (nec)272399APS
159social worker272511AASW
160civil engineering draftsperson312211(a) Engineers Australia; or(b) VETASSESS
161civil engineering technician312212VETASSESS
162electrical engineering draftsperson312311Engineers Australia
163electrical engineering technician312312TRA
164radio communications technician313211TRA
165telecommunications field engineer313212Engineers Australia
166telecommunications network planner313213Engineers Australia
167telecommunications technical officer or technologist313214Engineers Australia
168automotive electrician321111TRA
169motor mechanic (general)321211TRA
170diesel motor mechanic321212TRA
171motorcycle mechanic321213TRA
172small engine mechanic321214TRA
173sheetmetal trades worker322211TRA
174metal fabricator322311TRA
175pressure welder322312TRA
176welder (first class)322313TRA
177fitter (general)323211TRA
178fitter and turner323212TRA
179fitter‑welder323213TRA
180metal machinist (first class)323214TRA
181locksmith323313TRA
182panelbeater324111TRA
183bricklayer331111TRA
184stonemason331112TRA
185carpenter and joiner331211TRA
186carpenter331212TRA
187joiner331213TRA
188painting trades worker332211TRA
189glazier333111TRA
190fibrous plasterer333211TRA
191solid plasterer333212TRA
192wall and floor tiler333411TRA
193plumber (general)334111TRA
194airconditioning and mechanical services plumber334112TRA
195drainer334113TRA
196gasfitter334114TRA
197roof plumber334115TRA
198electrician (general)341111TRA
199electrician (special class)341112TRA
200lift mechanic341113TRA
201airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic342111TRA
202technical cable jointer342212TRA
203electronic equipment trades worker342313TRA
204electronic instrument trades worker (general)342314TRA
205electronic instrument trades worker (special class)342315TRA
206chef351311TRA
207horse trainer361112TRA
208cabinetmaker394111TRA
209boat builder and repairer399111TRA
210shipwright399112TRA
211tennis coach452316VETASSESS
212footballer452411VETASSESS
213flower grower121212VETASSESS
214grape grower121215VETASSESS
215vegetable grower (Aus)/market gardener (NZ)121221VETASSESS
216apiarist121311VETASSESS
217poultry farmer121321VETASSESS
218sales and marketing manager131112AIM
219advertising manager131113AIM
220corporate services manager132111VETASSESS
221finance manager132211(a) CPAA; or(b) IPA; or
(c) CAANZ
222human resource manager132311AIM
223research and development manager132511VETASSESS
224manufacturer133411VETASSESS
225production manager (forestry)133511VETASSESS
226production manager (manufacturing)133512VETASSESS
227production manager (mining)133513VETASSESS
228supply and distribution manager133611AIM
229health and welfare services managers (nec)134299VETASSESS
230school principal134311VETASSESS
231education managers (nec)134499VETASSESS
232ICT project manager135112ACS
233ICT managers (nec)135199ACS
234laboratory manager139913VETASSESS
235quality assurance manager139914VETASSESS
236specialist managers (nec) except:(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
139999VETASSESS
237cafe or restaurant manager141111VETASSESS
238hotel or motel manager141311VETASSESS
239accommodation and hospitality managers (nec)141999VETASSESS
240customer service manager149212VETASSESS
241conference and event organiser149311VETASSESS
242transport company manager149413VETASSESS
243facilities manager149913VETASSESS
244music professionals (nec)211299VETASSESS
245photographer211311VETASSESS
246book or script editor212212VETASSESS
247director (film, television, radio or stage)212312VETASSESS
248film and video editor212314VETASSESS
249program director (television or radio)212315VETASSESS
250stage manager212316VETASSESS
251technical director212317VETASSESS
252video producer212318VETASSESS
253copywriter212411VETASSESS
254newspaper or periodical editor212412VETASSESS
255print journalist212413VETASSESS
256technical writer212415VETASSESS
257television journalist212416VETASSESS
258journalists and other writers (nec)212499VETASSESS
259company secretary221211VETASSESS
260commodities trader222111VETASSESS
261finance broker222112VETASSESS
262insurance broker222113VETASSESS
263financial brokers (nec)222199VETASSESS
264financial market dealer222211VETASSESS
265stockbroking dealer222213VETASSESS
266financial dealers (nec)222299VETASSESS
267financial investment adviser222311VETASSESS
268financial investment manager222312VETASSESS
269recruitment consultant223112VETASSESS
270ICT trainer223211ACS
271mathematician224112VETASSESS
272gallery or museum curator224212VETASSESS
273health information manager224213VETASSESS
274records manager224214VETASSESS
275librarian224611VETASSESS
276organisation and methods analyst224712VETASSESS
277patents examiner224914VETASSESS
278information and organisation professionals (nec)224999VETASSESS
279advertising specialist225111VETASSESS
280marketing specialist225113VETASSESS
281ICT account manager225211VETASSESS
282ICT business development manager225212VETASSESS
283ICT sales representative225213VETASSESS
284public relations professional225311VETASSESS
285technical sales representatives (nec) including education sales representatives225499VETASSESS
286fashion designer232311VETASSESS
287industrial designer232312VETASSESS
288jewellery designer232313VETASSESS
289graphic designer232411VETASSESS
290illustrator232412VETASSESS
291web designer232414VETASSESS
292interior designer232511VETASSESS
293urban and regional planner232611VETASSESS
294geologist234411VETASSESS
295primary school teacher241213AITSL
296middle school teacher (Aus) / intermediate school teacher (NZ)241311AITSL
297education adviser249111VETASSESS
298art teacher (private tuition)249211VETASSESS
299dance teacher (private tuition)249212VETASSESS
300music teacher (private tuition)249214VETASSESS
301private tutors and teachers (nec)249299VETASSESS
302teacher of English to speakers of other languages249311VETASSESS
303dietitian251111DAA
304nutritionist251112VETASSESS
305occupational health and safety adviser251312VETASSESS
306orthoptist251412VETASSESS
307hospital pharmacist251511APharmC
308industrial pharmacist251512VETASSESS
309retail pharmacist251513APharmC
310health promotion officer251911VETASSESS
311health diagnostic and promotion professionals (nec)251999VETASSESS
312acupuncturist252211Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
313naturopath252213VETASSESS
314traditional Chinese medicine practitioner252214Chinese Medicine Board of Australia
315complementary health therapists (nec)252299VETASSESS
316dental specialist252311ADC
317resident medical officer253112MedBA
318nurse educator254211ANMAC
319nurse researcher254212ANMAC
320nurse manager254311ANMAC
321web developer261212ACS
322software tester261314ACS
323database administrator262111ACS
324systems administrator262113ACS
325network administrator263112ACS
326network analyst263113ACS
327ICT quality assurance engineer263211ACS
328ICT support engineer263212ACS
329ICT systems test engineer263213ACS
330ICT support and test engineers (nec)263299ACS
331judicial and other legal professionals (nec)271299VETASSESS
332careers counsellor272111VETASSESS
333drug and alcohol counsellor272112VETASSESS
334family and marriage counsellor272113VETASSESS
335rehabilitation counsellor272114VETASSESS
336student counsellor272115VETASSESS
337counsellors (nec)272199VETASSESS
338psychotherapist272314VETASSESS
339interpreter272412NAATI
340social professionals (nec)272499VETASSESS
341recreation officer272612VETASSESS
342welfare worker272613ACWA
343anaesthetic technician311211VETASSESS
344cardiac technician311212VETASSESS
345medical laboratory technician311213AIMS
346pharmacy technician311215VETASSESS
347medical technicians (nec)311299VETASSESS
348meat inspector311312VETASSESS
349primary products inspectors (nec)311399VETASSESS
350chemistry technician311411VETASSESS
351earth science technician311412VETASSESS
352life science technician311413VETASSESS
353science technicians (nec)311499VETASSESS
354architectural draftsperson312111VETASSESS
355building inspector312113VETASSESS
356architectural, building and surveying technicians (nec)312199VETASSESS
357mechanical engineering technician312512TRA
358metallurgical or materials technician312912VETASSESS
359mine deputy312913VETASSESS
360hardware technician313111TRA
361ICT customer support officer313112TRA
362web administrator313113ACS
363ICT support technicians (nec)313199TRA
364farrier322113TRA
365aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics)323111TRA
366aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical)323112TRA
367aircraft maintenance engineer (structures)323113TRA
368metal fitters and machinists (nec)323299TRA
369precision instrument maker and repairer323314TRA
370toolmaker323412TRA
371vehicle body builder324211TRA
372vehicle trimmer324212TRA
373roof tiler333311TRA
374business machine mechanic342311TRA
375cabler (data and telecommunications)342411TRA
376telecommunications linesworker342413TRA
377baker351111TRA
378pastrycook351112TRA
379butcher or smallgoods maker351211TRA
380cook351411TRA
381dog handler or trainer361111VETASSESS
382animal attendants and trainers (nec)361199VETASSESS
383veterinary nurse361311VETASSESS
384florist362111TRA
385gardener (general)362211TRA
386arborist362212TRA
387landscape gardener362213TRA
388greenkeeper362311TRA
389hairdresser391111TRA
390print finisher392111TRA
391printing machinist392311TRA
392dressmaker or tailor393213TRA
393upholsterer393311TRA
394furniture finisher394211TRA
395wood machinist394213TRA
396wood machinists and other wood trades workers (nec)394299TRA
397power generation plant operator399213TRA
398jeweller399411TRA
399camera operator (film, television or video)399512TRA
400make up artist399514TRA
401sound technician399516TRA
402performing arts technicians (nec)399599VETASSESS
403signwriter399611TRA
404ambulance officer411111VETASSESS
405intensive care ambulance paramedic411112VETASSESS
406dental technician411213TRA
407diversional therapist411311VETASSESS
408enrolled nurse411411ANMAC
409massage therapist411611VETASSESS
410community worker411711ACWA
411disabilities services officer411712ACWA
412family support worker411713ACWA
413residential care officer411715ACWA
414youth worker411716ACWA
415diving instructor (open water)452311VETASSESS
416gymnastics coach or instructor452312VETASSESS
417horse riding coach or instructor452313VETASSESS
418snowsport instructor452314VETASSESS
419swimming coach or instructor452315VETASSESS
420other sports coach or instructor452317VETASSESS
421sports development officer452321VETASSESS
422sportspersons (nec)452499VETASSESS
423contract administrator511111VETASSESS
424program or project administrator511112VETASSESS
425insurance loss adjuster599612VETASSESS
426insurance agent611211VETASSESS
427retail buyer639211VETASSESS
428aquaculture farmer121111VETASSESS
429cotton grower121211VETASSESS
430fruit or nut grower121213VETASSESS
431grain, oilseed or pasture grower (Aus)/field crop grower (NZ)121214VETASSESS
432mixed crop farmer121216VETASSESS
433sugar cane grower121217VETASSESS
434crop farmers (nec)121299VETASSESS
435beef cattle farmer121312VETASSESS
436dairy cattle farmer121313VETASSESS
437deer farmer121314VETASSESS
438goat farmer121315VETASSESS
439horse breeder121316VETASSESS
440mixed livestock farmer121317VETASSESS
441pig farmer121318VETASSESS
442sheep farmer121322VETASSESS
443livestock farmers (nec)121399VETASSESS
444mixed crop and livestock farmer121411VETASSESS
445public relations manager131114AIM
446policy and planning manager132411VETASSESS
447project builder133112VETASSESS
448procurement manager133612AIM
449medical administrator134211VETASSESS
450regional education manager134412VETASSESS
451sports administrator139915VETASSESS
452caravan park and camping ground manager141211VETASSESS
453post office manager142115VETASSESS
454amusement centre manager149111VETASSESS
455fitness centre manager149112VETASSESS
456sports centre manager149113VETASSESS
457cinema or theatre manager149912VETASSESS
458financial institution branch manager149914VETASSESS
459human resource adviser223111VETASSESS
460workplace relations adviser223113VETASSESS
461policy analyst224412VETASSESS
462liaison officer224912VETASSESS
463market research analyst225112VETASSESS
464aeroplane pilot231111CASA
465flying instructor231113VETASSESS
466helicopter pilot231114CASA
467ship’s master231213AMSA
468multimedia designer232413VETASSESS
469wine maker234213VETASSESS
470conservation officer234311VETASSESS
471exercise physiologist234915VETASSESS
472vocational education teacher242211See subsection (2)
473environmental health officer251311VETASSESS
474dentist252312ADC
475anaesthetist253211MedBA
476intellectual property lawyer271214VETASSESS
477translator272413NAATI
478community arts worker272611VETASSESS
479agricultural technician311111VETASSESS
480operating theatre technician311214VETASSESS
481pathology collector311216AIMS
482construction estimator312114VETASSESS
483surveying or spatial science technician312116VETASSESS
484mechanical engineering draftsperson312511Engineers Australia
485safety inspector312611VETASSESS
486maintenance planner312911VETASSESS
487building and engineering technicians (nec)312999(a) VETASSESS; or(b) Engineers Australia
488vehicle painter324311TRA
489floor finisher332111TRA
490electrical linesworker342211TRA
491zookeeper361114VETASSESS
492nurseryperson362411TRA
493gas or petroleum operator399212TRA
494dental hygienist411211VETASSESS
495dental therapist411214VETASSESS
496emergency service worker441211VETASSESS
497driving instructor451211VETASSESS
498funeral workers (nec)451399VETASSESS
499flight attendant451711VETASSESS
500first aid trainer451815VETASSESS
501jockey452413TRA
502clinical coder599915VETASSESS
503property manager612112VETASSESS
504real estate representative612115VETASSESS

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