Occupations removed from skilled visa list

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In addition to lowering the age threshold for skilled visas from under 50 years of age to under 45, twelve occupations were also removed entirely from the lists of eligible skilled occupations. These removals came into effect on the 1 July 2017 and if you made an application on or after 1st July in visa the below visa subclasses then your application would be impacted:

  • Employer nominated scheme (subclass 186)
  • Skilled independent visa (subclass 189)
  • Skilled nominated visa (subclass 190)
  • Training visa (subclass 407)
  • Temporary work (skilled) visa (subclass 457)
  • Temporary graduate visa (subclass 485)
  • Skilled regional (provisional) visa (subclass 489)

The below table detailed the occaptions and their ANZSCO code that were removed.

Occupation ANZSCO code
Equipment Hire Manager 149915
Fleet Manager 149411
Picture Framer 394212
Property Manager 612112
Psychotherapist 272314
Real Estate Agent Principal 612113
Real Estate Agent 612114
Real Estate Agent Representative 612115
Ship’s Engineer 231212
Ship’s Master 231213
Ship’s Officer 231214
University Tutor 242112