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New Critical Skills list for ACT

01/11/2021

ACT Critical Skills List Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa Skilled Work Regional (Provisional)

Do you want to live and work in Canberra, the capital of Australia?

The Australian Capital Territory has released an updated Critical Skills list for the ACT Skilled Migration Program for 2021. 

There are NO changes to the eligibility criteria for ACT nomination and the Matrix scoring criteria.

For the Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491) visa there are 552 places and for the Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa, 452 places.

If your occupation has been removed from the Critical Skills list your application will not be accepted, but check the occupations that have been added because these places will be filled fast!

Check our ACT CRITICAL SKILLS LIST COMPARISON:

 

August 2020 / January 2021

ANZSCO Major Group ANZSCO NOMINATED OCCUPATION  
1311 131112 Sales & Marketing Manager REMOVED 
  131113 Advertising Manager REMOVED 
  131114 Public Relations Manager REMOVED 
1322 132211 Finance Manager REMOVED 
1324 132411 Policy and Planning Manager (491 only) ADDED
1331 133111 Construction Project Manager REMOVED 
1335 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) ADDED
1351 135112 ICT Project Manager ADDED
  135199 ICT Managers (nec) ADDED
1399 139911 Arts Administrator or Manager ADDED
  139912 Environmental Manager ADDED
1492 149211 Call or Contact Centre Manager (491 only) ADDED
  149212 Customer Service Manager ADDED
1499 149913 Facilities Manager REMOVED 
2124 212411 Copywriter  
  212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor  
  212413 Print Journalist  
  212415 Technical Writer  
  212416 Television Journalist  
  212499 Journalist & other writers (nec)  
2211 221111 Accountant (General)  
  221112 Management Accountant  
  221113 Taxation Accountant  
2223 222311 Financial Investment Adviser REMOVED 
  222312 Financial Investment Manager REMOVED 
2231 223112 Recruitment Consultant REMOVED 
2244 224412 Policy Analyst (491 only) ADDED
2247 224711 Management Consultant REMOVED 
  224712 Organisation & Methods Analyst REMOVED 
2249 224912 Liaison Officer (491 only) ADDED
  224914 Patents Examiner (491 only) ADDED
  224999 Information and Org. Prof. nec (491 only) ADDED
2251 225111 Advertising Specialist REMOVED 
  225113 Marketing Specialist REMOVED 
2253 225311 Public Relations Professional REMOVED 
2321 232111 Architect  
  232112 Landscape Architect  
2324 232411 Graphic Designer  
232412 Illustrator  
232414 Web Designer  
2332 233211 Civil Engineer  
  233212 Geotechnical Engineer  
  233213 Quantity Surveyor  
  233214 Structural Engineer  
  233215 Transport Engineer  
2339 233911 Aeronautical Engineer ADDED
  233912 Agricultural Engineer ADDED
  233913 Biomedical Engineer  
2411 241111 Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher   
2513 251311 Environmental Health Officer (491 only) ADDED
  251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser ADDED
2523 252311 Dental Specialist ADDED
  252312 Dentist (491 only) ADDED
2524 252411 Occupational Therapist  
2525 252511 Physiotherapist ADDED
2527 252711 Audiologist ADDED
  252712 Speech Pathologist ADDED
2531 253111 General Practitioner  
253112 Resident Medical Officer  
2544 254411 Nurse Practitioner  
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care)  
254413 Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)  
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health)  
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency)  
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)  
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation)  
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)  
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)  
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health)  
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative)  
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical)  
254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)  
254499 Registered Nurses (nec)  
2611 261111 ICT Business Analyst   
261112 Systems Analyst  
2613 261311 Analyst Programmer  
  261312 Developer Programmer  
  261313 Software Engineer  
  261314 Software Tester  
  261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec  
2621 262111 Database Administrator  
  262112 ICT Security Specialist  
  262113 Systems Administrator  
2631 263111 Computer Network & Systems Engineer  
  263112 Network Administrator  
  263113 Network Analyst  
2632 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer  
  263212 ICT Support Engineer  
  263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer  
  263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec)  
2713 271311 Solicitor REMOVED 
2721 272111 Careers Counsellor ADDED
  272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsello ADDED
  272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor ADDED
  272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor ADDED
  272115 Student Counsellor ADDED
  272199 Counsellors nec ADDED
2723 272311 Clinical Psychologist  
  272312 Educational Psychologist  
  272313 Organisational Psychologist  
  272314 Psychotherapist  
  272399 Psychologist (nec)  
2724 272412 Interpreter  
272413 Translator (491 only) ADDED
272499 Social Professionals (nec)  
2725 272511 Social Worker  
2726 272611 Community Arts Worker (491 only) ADDED
272612 Recreation Officer  
272613 Welfare Worker  
3312 331211 Carpenter and Joiner ADDED
  331212 Carpenters  ADDED
  331213 Joiner ADDED
3421 342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics ADDED
3513 351311 Chef ADDED
3622 362211 Gardener (General ADDED
  362212 Aborist ADDED
  362213 Landscape Gardener ADDED
3911 391111 Hairdressers ADDED
4117 411711 Community Worker ADDED
  411712 Disabilities Services Officer ADDED
  411713 Family Support Worker ADDED
  411715 Residential Care Officer ADDED
  411716 Youth Worker ADDED
4523 452311 Sports Development Officer ADDED
5111 511111 Contract Administrator ADDED
  511112 Program or Project Administrator ADDED

Overseas applicants are still unable to apply for these visas and you can only apply once, it is important that you have read the list and understand the ACT Nomination Guidelines which can be found here: 

http://www.canberrayourfuture.com.au/portal/migrating/article/guidelines-and-application/

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