The following occupation has been added to the SOL list (Schedule1) for skilled migration only
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) and its assessing authority the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).
The following occupations have been removed from the SOL list (Schedule1) to Schedule 2 of the CSOL:
Hospital Pharmacist, Retail Pharmacist, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics), Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) and Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures).
This means that all persons who nominate the above occupations, will no longer be able to apply for independent /Nominated Skilled migration with these occupations. Only Employer nominated/State nominations will be able to nominate applicants who hold these occupations. This includes temporary and permanent sponsorships.
New Sol list posted 29 January 2017: General Skilled Migration SOL
The following occupation has been added to the CSOL list (Schedule2) for employer/state nominations only
Procurement Manager (assessing authority Australian Institute of Management)
Intellectual Property Lawyer
Kennel Hand (assessing authority VETASSESS).
The following occupation has been removed from the CSOL list (Schedule2) for employer/state nominations only
Anatomist or Physiologist
New CSOL list posted 29 January 2017: General Skilled Migration CSOLf
Skills Assessing Authority changes
The Primary Health Organisation Manager occupation will no longer be assessed with ANMAC. The new assessing authority for this occupation will be VETASSESS.
Australian Community Workers Association as a new assessing authority which will handle all skills assessment for the occupation of Welfare Centre Manager.
Changes to occupation titles, codes and classifications introduce latest version of the ANZSCO according to the abs.gov.au
Many occupations have been added or deleted on the Australian Bureau of statistics website producing an updated version of the ANZSCO titles Version 1.2. Changes applied to the coding, new occupations, new tasks and amended alternative titles. For more information see the: abs.gov.au