Northern Territory Migration Occupation List (A-F)

Some occupations on this list require a specific language skill level.

For occupations marked with * on the list, where there is a mandatory licensing or registration requirement (marked with an asterisks and shaded rows in the table), the applicant will be required to demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS 6.0 score in each band or equivalent, whichever is higher.

For occupations marked with !!, you need to have high level communication skills.

Where there are no indicators, the required level of English is at least IELTS 6.0 in each band or equivalent in one of the other English testing systems accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.

ANZSCO codeOccupationComments
141999Accommodation and hospitality managers (nec) 
221111Accountant (general)Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
231111*Aeroplane pilotSubclass 491 only
234112Agricultural scientist 
342111*Airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic 
323111Aircraft maintenance engineer (avionics) 
323112*Aircraft maintenance engineer (mechanical) 
253211AnaesthetistSubclass 491 only
261311Analyst programmer 
121111Aquaculture farmerSubclass 491 only
362212Arborist 
312111Architectural draftsperson 
139911Arts administrator or manager 
252711Audiologist 
321111Automotive electrician 
351111Baker 
121312Beef cattle farmerSubclass 491 only
351211Butcher or small goods maker 
394111Cabinetmaker 
342411*Cabler (data and telecommunications) 
141111Cafe or restaurant manager 
399512Camera operator (film, television or video) 
141211Caravan park and camping ground managerSubclass 491 only
253312Cardiologist 
331212Carpenter 
331211Carpenter and joiner 
351311Chef 
134111Child care centre manager 
252111Chiropractor 
233211Civil engineer 
312211Civil engineering draftsperson 
599915Clinical coderSubclass 491 only
272311Clinical psychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
272611Community arts workerSubclass 491 only
411711Community worker 
263111Computer network and system engineerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
149311Conference and event organiser 
312114Construction estimatorSubclass 491 only
133111Construction project manager 
511111Contract administrator 
351411Cook 
132111Corporate services manager 
272199Counsellors (nec)All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
149212Customer service managerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
252311Dental specialist 
411213Dental technician 
411214Dental therapistSubclass 491 only
252312DentistSubclass 491 only
253911Dermatologist 
261312Developer programmerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
253917Diagnostic and interventional radiologist 
321212Diesel motor mechanic 
411712Disabilities services officer 
411311Diversional therapist 
451211Driving instructorSubclass 491 only
272112Drug and alcohol counsellor 
241111Early childhood (pre‑primary school) teacher 
249111Education adviser 
134499Education managers (nec) 
272312Educational psychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
233311Electrical engineer 
312312Electrical engineering technician 
342211Electrical linesworkerSubclass 491 only
341111*Electrician (general) 
342314*Electronic instrument trades worker (general) 
342315*Electronic instrument trades worker (special class) 
233411Electronics engineer 
253912Emergency medicine specialist 
133211Engineering manager 
233999Engineering professionals (nec) 
411411*Enrolled nurse 
234312Environmental consultant 
251311Environmental health officerSubclass 491 only
234313Environmental research scientist 
149913Facilities manager 
272113Family and marriage counsellor 
411713Family support worker 
451815First aid trainerSubclass 491 only
323211Fitter (general) 
323212Fitter and turner 
323213Fitter-welder 
121213Fruit or nut grower