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Understanding The Skilled Occupation List

Is Your Profession On The Skilled Occupation List (SOL) or The Consolidated Skilled Occupations List (CSOL)?

If you’re considering emigrating to Australia, then you may be in luck if your profession comes under the Skilled Occupation List

What Is The Skilled Occupation List (SOL)?

The Skilled Occupation List is a list of roles required in Australia, which is put together annually by Skills Australia. Seeing as Australia is a huge country with a population of only around 24 and a half million… there is a need for certain roles to be filled in communities across this gargantuan country.

What Visas Is The SOL Relevant To?

The SOL applies to all skilled migration visas:

  • Skilled Independent visa Subclass (189)
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489) – sponsored by either an Australian relative or by the State
  • Graduate Temporary (Subclass 485) – Graduate Work Stream
  • Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190)
  • Direct entry stream of Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186)
  • Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass187)
  • Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457)
  • Training and Research visa (Subclass 402)

What Visas Is The CSOL Relevant To?

  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 489 visas – if sponsored by an Australian relative
  • Graduate Temporary Subclass 485 Visas – Graduate Work Stream
  • Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190)
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489)
  • Direct entry stream of Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186)
  • Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457)
  • Training and Research Visa (Subclass 402)

 

What Kind Of Roles Are On The SOL?

The Skilled Occupation List is packed to the brim with important and varied roles. Some of which include:

  • Engineering Manager
  • Nursing Clinical Director
  • Accountant
  • Veterinarian
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Osteopath
  • Pediatrician
  • Plumber
  • Stonemason

What Kind Of Roles Are On The CSOL?

  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Primary Teacher
  • University Lecturer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Web Designer
  • Sales Reps
  • Economist
  • Print Journalist
  • Fleet Manager
  • Hairdresser

As you can see the list is as varied as we said, so be sure to read the whole list to see if you qualify.

Find out if you qualify for an Australian Skilled Work Visa?

Speak to one of our UK based Australian Migration Agents about your options today…

Call: 0800 193 6900

Email: enquiries@my-oe.com

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