MID-YEAR UPDATE TO THE SOUTH AUSTRALIA OCCUPATION LISTS
1 Feb 2019
After conducting a mid-year review of its State Nominated Occupation List (SNOL) and the Supplementary Skilled List (SSL) SA have announced some limited changes.
The majority of changes will take effect on the afternoon of 11th February 2019. However, 4 occupations have been changed to 489 provisional visas only for offshore applicants and this change is effective immediately.
Occupations added to the SNOL for the remainder of the 2018-19 program year.
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker
Occupations on the SNOL with “Special conditions” status to be removed
(and therefore accessible to more offshore applicants).
149212 Customer Service Manager
234112 Agricultural Scientist
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson
312312 Electrical Engineering Technician
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
411713 Family Support Worker
612115 Real Estate Representative
Please note that many of these occupations will be reinstated at “Low Availability” due to the small number of places available.
Occupations on the SSL with the restriction on offshore applicants lifted
(i.e. High Points and Chain Migration pathways available again):
132211 Finance Manager
241213 Primary School Teacher
511112 Program or Project Administrator
English level changes
|ANZSCO||Occupation||SA List||Reduced/ Increased||New English requirement (Minimum)|
|ANZSCO 121 grouping||All Farm Manager/ Grower occupations*||SNOL & SSL||Reduced||Competent English|
|224112||Mathematician||SNOL||Reduced||Competent Plus English (or Proficient overall)|
|612115||Real Estate Representative||SNOL||Increased||Proficient Plus English (or Superior overall)|
* Immigration SA does not offer nomination for the occupations of Cotton Grower and Sugar Cane Grower on either the SNOL or SSL.
Visa subclass availability (please note this change is effective immediately)
Introduction of requirement: “Offshore applicants Provisional 489 visa only” (previously the 489 or 190 visa was available)
|241111||Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher||SNOL|
|241213||Primary School Teacher||SSL|
|241311||Middle School Teacher||SSL|
|241411||Secondary School Teacher||SSL|
391111 Hairdresser - Removal of the requirement that if qualification was obtained in Australia, this must have been achieved in South Australia.
Full details of the changes to occupations and requirements are available to view here.
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