The immigration department has published tentative changes to be made in the occupation demand list to be effective in mid-2018.
The same ‘Traffic Light’ approach continues to flag off some occupations from the skilled occupational lists, and others to move between the Short Term Skilled Occupations List (STSOL), Medium to Long Term Strategic Skilled List (MLTSSL) and the Regional Occupations List (ROL).
Below mentioned is the list of occupations that are being considered for removal or shift between the occupational lists.
Occupations predicted to be removed from STSOL:
The following occupations will be most likely to be removed entirely from STSOL:
(133411) Manufacturer, (211499) Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec, (212312) Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), (212314) Film and Video Editor, (212315) Program Director (Television or Radio), (212316) Stage Manager, (212317) Technical Director,(212318) Video Producer, (241311) Middle School Teacher, (323215) Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic, (323316) Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer, (342411)Cabler (Data and Telecommunications), (342413) Telecommunications Linesworker, (399211) Chemical Plant Operator, (399312) Library Technician, (411715) Residential Care Officer, (599612) Insurance Loss Adjuster
Occupations predicted may moved from MLTSSL to STSOL
Occupations like (221112) Management Accountant, (234111) Agricultural Consultant, (312212) Civil Engineering Technician will most likely to shift from Medium and Long Term Strategic Skill List (MLTSSL) to Short Term Strategic Skill List (STSOL)
(452411) footballer is most likely to Shift from STSOL to MLTSSL
Occupations predicted may move from STSOL to ROL (on the basis of regional area of Australia)
(252312) Dentist and (253211) Anaesthetist has the most possible chances of shifting from STSOL to ROL
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