Northern Territory Migration Occupation List (G-O)

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
399212Gas or petroleum operatorSubclass 491 only
334114*Gasfitter 
253111*General practitionerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
234411Geologist 
234412Geophysicist 
233212Geotechnical engineer 
333111Glazier 
232411Graphic designer 
391111Hairdresser 
313111Hardware technicianOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
134299!!Health and welfare services managers (nec)All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
251911Health promotion officer 
251511Hospital pharmacist 
141311Hotel or motel manager 
223111!!Human resource advisor

Subclass 491 only

All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent

132311Human resource manager 
261111ICT business analystOffshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
135199ICT managers (nec) 
135112ICT project managerOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
262112ICT security specialistOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
263212ICT support engineer 
263213ICT systems test engineer 
611211Insurance agent 
253317Intensive care specialist 
232511Interior designer 
272412Interpreter 
331213Joiner 
362213Landscape gardener 
224611*Librarian 
221112Management accountantAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
225113Marketing specialistOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
233512Mechanical engineerOffshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
312511Mechanical engineering draftspersonSubclass 491 only
251211Medical diagnostic radiographer 
253314Medical oncologist 
322311Metal fabricator 
312912Metallurgical or materials technician 
234912Metallurgist 
241311Middle school teacher (AUS) / intermediate school teacher (NZ) 
254111Midwife 
312913Mine deputy 
233611Mining engineer (excluding petroleum) 
121216Mixed crop farmerSubclass 491 only
321211Motor mechanic (general) 
321213Motorcycle mechanic 
253318Neurologist 
253513Neurosurgeon 
254311*Nurse managerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
254411*Nurse practitionerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
253913Obstetrician and gynaecologist 
251312Occupational health and safety adviser 
252411*Occupational therapistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
253914Ophthalmologist 
251411Optometrist 
224712Organisation and methods analyst 
253514Orthopaedic surgeon 
232214Other spatial scientist 
253515Otorhinolaryngologist