NSW Skilled Occupation List (SOL) update

The NSW Department of Industry have updated their Skilled Occupation Lists (SOL) effective immediately (25th September, 2017). This update includes both the addition and removal of some occupations.

Applicants seeking to nominated by NSW for a Skilled Nominated (Subclass 190) visa or Skilled Regional (Provisional) (Subclass 489) visa will need to have an occupation on their skilled occupations lists.

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Some of these occupations are able to be nominated under both visa programs, whilst many are also listed for nomination in specific regions of NSW for the Subclass 489 visa.

Occupations added:

  • Chemical Engineer (233111)
  • Electronics Engineer (233411)
  • Industrial Engineer (233511)
  • Production or Plant Engineer (233513)
  • ICT Security Specialist (262112)
  • Architectural Draftsperson (312111)
  • Stonemason (331112)

Occupations removed:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Adviser (251312)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon (253512)
  • Neurosurgeon (252513)

The full list of occupations can be found here – Skilled Occupations (2017-18).

If you would like to discuss your options for a NSW nominated visa – whether you would be eligible for the Subclass 190 or 489 visa. then please  Contact Us.

NSW skilled migration list: 2016 to 2017

NSW have announced that there are no changes to their 2016-2017 state nomination list and that they will start offering places from late July 2016. For more information please see the details below. 

The focus is on occupations in a  a number of key industries:

  • Health care
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Trades
  • Accounting
  • Land Economy
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Telecommunications

    NSW Skilled occupations

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To discuss your options please get in touch. You can also check the occupations here.