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ACT Occupation List Revised - New Occupations Added in the list

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 13, Jan 2021

ACT Occupation List Revised - New Occupations Added in the list The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has revised the ACT critical skilled occupation List. The ACT has added many new occupations in the list. Some occupations are currently available only for the 491 visas.

If you are a skilled professional and has experience in an occupation, which is in demand in the city of Canberra, Australia, you may be eligible for ACT nomination for following skilled visa streams:

  • Skilled Regional (provisional) subclass 491 visa.
  • Skilled Nominated (Permanent) subclass 190 visa.
ACT nomination

However, before you apply for ACT nomination, you need to submit the Expression of Interest (EOI) in the DHA's SKILL SELECT system and obtain minimum 65 points based on some key factors, i.e. age, education, English language proficiency, work experience, etc.

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) open the invitation rounds periodically to select and invite the candidates to apply for ACT nomination.
Click here to view the updated and complete ACT Occupation List

Note: The ACT Critical Skills List replaced ACT Occupation List on the 19 August 2020
Newly added occupations to the ACT Critical occupation list

*Letter 'E' in the list shows that the occupation is eligible for given visa subclass:

Occupation Code Occupation Name 190 491
132411 Policy and Planning Manager (491 only) E
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) E E
139911 Arts Administrator or Manager E E
139912 Environmental Manager E E
149211 Call or Contact Centre Manager (491 only) E
149212 Customer Service Manager E E
224412 Policy Analyst (491 only) E
224912 Liaison Officer (491 only) E
224914 Patents Examiner (491 only) E
224999 Information and Organisation Prof. nec (491 only) E
233911 Aeronautical Engineer E E
233912 Agricultural Engineer E E
233913 Biomedical Engineer E E
251311 Environmental Health Officer (491 only) E
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser E E
252311 Dental Specialist E E
252312 Dentist (491 only) E
252511 Physiotherapist E E
252711 Audiologist E E
252712 Speech Pathologist E E
272111 Careers Counsellor E E
272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor E E
272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor E E
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor E E
272115 Student Counsellor E E
272199 Counsellors nec E E
272413 Translator (491 only) E
272611 Community Arts Worker (491 only) E
331211 Carpenter and Joiner E E
331212 Carpenters E E
331213 Joiner E E
342111 Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics E E
351311 Chef E E
362211 Gardener (General E E
362212 Aborist E E
362213 Landscape Gardener E E
391111 Hairdressers E E
411711 Community Worker E E
411712 Disabilities Services Officer E E
411713 Family Support Worker E E
411715 Residential Care Officer E E
411716 Youth Worker E E
452321 Sports Development Officer E E
511111 Contract Administrator E E
511112 Program or Project Administrator E E

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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