The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has updated their Occupation List as of 1 September 2016. The ACT Occupation List recognises the skills that are currently in demand in Canberra, Australia’s capital city. The demand for all occupations will be reassessed in February 2017.
To apply for a visa based on the occupations listed on the ACT Occupation List, you would need to follow the following Australian visa application programs:
- Skilled Visas: ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa
- Employer Nomination: Regional Certifying Body support of an Employer Nomination under the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
Got the Skills to Live and Work in Canberra?
Skilled Visa Applicants
There are two different classes of occupations (open and closed) that you may be eligible to apply for.
1) Open Occupations: You are eligible to apply for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass190) visa if your occupation is in demand (see the table below) and you meet the nomination criteria.
2) Closed Occupations: You may be eligible to apply for ACT nomination if you have close ties (job offer or close family) in Canberra and you meet the nomination criteria. If you believe you are eligible to apply for a closed occupation (not listed above) please click here to view the different visa options and contact us with your enquiry.
Want to work in Canberra?
ACT Occupation List (Open Occupations) - Updated 1 September 2016
Below is the list of open applications from the latest ACT Occupation List. If you think you have the skills and qualifications required to apply for a skilled visa (subclass 190), complete our Skilled Visa Assessment here.
|132111||Corporate Service Manager|
|133111||Construction Project Manager|
|212412||Newspaper or Periodical Editor|
|223111||Human Resource Adviser|
|223113||Workplace Relations Adviser|
|225311||Public Relations Professional|
|233513||Production or Plant Engineer|
|241111||Early Childhood (Pre-Primary ) Teacher|
|251211||Medical Diagnostic Radiographer|
|251212||Medical Radiation Therapist|
|251213||Nuclear Medicine Technologist|
|253111||General Medical Practitioner|
|254412||Registered Nurse (Aged Care)|
|254413||Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)|
|254414||Registered Nurse (Community Health)|
|254415||Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emerg.)|
|254416||Registered Nurse (Development Disability)|
|254417||Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehab.)|
|254418||Registered Nurse (Medical)|
|254421||Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)|
|254422||Registered Nurse (Mental Health)|
|254423||Registered Nurse (Perioperative)|
|254424||Registered Nurse (Surgical)|
|254425||Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)|
|254499||Registered Nurse nec|
|272112||Drug and Alcohol Counsellor|
|272113||Family and Marriage Counsellor|
|272611||Community Arts Worker|
|312116||Surveying or Spatial Science Technician|
|312199||Arch., Building and Survey Technicians nec|
|321211||Motor Mechanic (General)|
|321212||Diesel Motor Mechanic|
|321214||Small Engine Mechanic|
|612113||Real Estate Agency Principal|
|612114||Real Estate Agent|
|612115||Real Estate Representative|