Skilled occupation changes

May 18, 2016

From 1 July 2016 the following occupations have been added to the Skilled Occupations List (SOL), offering the potential for independent skilled visa applications for persons in these occupations:

  • 251912  Orthotist or Prosthetist

  • 252711  Audiologists

However, the following occupations have been removed from the SOL and are only listed on the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL), reducing their visa options:

  • 234912  Metallurgists 

  • 251311  Environmental Health Officers

  • 251312  Occupational Health & Safety Advisers 

  • 411211  Dental Hygienists 

  • 411212  Dental Prosthetists

  • 411213  Dental Technicians 

  • 411213  Dental Therapists 










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