New Occupations For CSOL and SOL

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July 2, 2014

The Skilled Occupation List (SOL) is relevant for applicants for: independent points-based skilled migration who are not nominated by a state or territory government agency or a Family Sponsored points-based skilled visa or Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) – Graduate Work stream.

The Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL)is relevant for applicants for: points-based skilled migration who are nominated by a state or territory government agency under a State Migration Plan or the Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS), who must have been nominated by an Australian employer to fill a position in an occupation that appears in the CSOL or the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) and the Training and Research visa (subclass 402).

The DIBP just released the recent changes for SOL and CSOL and the changes will be applied to applications made for the above visa on or after 1 July 2014.

There are three new occupations are added in to the Skilled Occupation List (SOL):
Chef (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) 351311)
Bricklayer (ANZSCO 331111)
Wall and Floor Tiler (ANZSCO 333411)

There are two new populations are added in to the Consolidated Sponsored Occupation List (CSOL):
Hydrogeologist (ANZSCO 234413)
Exercise Physiologist (ANZSCO 234915)

The recent changes also included changes of two occupation titles:
Ship’s Surveyor will be titled Marine Surveyor (ANZSCO 231215)
General Medical Practitioner will be titled General Practitioner (ANZSCO 253111)

In addition, for new applications for the above visas made on or after 1 July 2014, new assessing authorities will be specified for the following occupations:
Nurse Manager (ANZSCO 254311): Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC);
Nurse Educator (ANZSCO 254211): ANMAC;
Nurse Researcher (ANZSCO 254212): ANMAC;
Marine Transport Professional not elsewhere classified (ANZSCO 231299): Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services (VETASSESS).

Source: Department of Immigration and Boarder Protection (DIBP)

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