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 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
233911Aeronautical Engineer 
231111*Aeroplane Pilot 
234111Agricultural Consultant 
234112Agricultural Scientist 
342111*Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic 
323111Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) 
323112*Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) 
121111Aquaculture Farmer 
362212Arborist 
139911Arts Administrator or Manager 
321111Automotive Electrician 
351111Baker 
121312Beef Cattle Farmer 
351211Butcher or Small goods Maker 
394111Cabinetmaker 
342411*Cabler (Data and Telecommunications) 
141111Cafe or Restaurant Manager 
331212Carpenter 
351311Chef 
312212Civil Engineering Technician 
272311Clinical PsychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
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 
133111Construction Project Manager 
351411Cook 
132111Corporate Services Manager 
272199CounsellorsAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
149212Customer Services ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
262111Database AdministratorOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
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
321212Diesel Motor Mechanic 
411712Disabilities Services Officer 
411311Diversional Therapist 
272112Drug and Alcohol Counsellor 
311412Earth Science Technician 
272312Educational PsychologistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
342211Electrical Linesworker 
341111*Electrician (General) 
342314*Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) 
342315*Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class) 
233411Electronics Engineer 
133211Engineering Manager 
411411*Enrolled Nurse 
251311Environmental Health Officer 
221213External Auditor 
149913Facilities Manager 
411713Family Support Worker 
132211Finance Manager 
323211Fitter (General) 
323212Fitter and Turner 
323213Fitter-Welder 
332111Floor Finisher 
234113Forester 
121213Fruit or Nut Grower