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 code Occupation Comments
399212 Gas or petroleum operator Subclass 491 only
334114* Gasfitter  
253111* General practitioner All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
234411 Geologist  
234412 Geophysicist  
233212 Geotechnical engineer  
333111 Glazier  
232411 Graphic designer  
391111 Hairdresser  
313111 Hardware technician 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
134299!! Health and welfare services managers (nec) All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
251911 Health promotion officer  
251511 Hospital pharmacist  
141311 Hotel or motel manager  
223111!! Human resource advisor

Subclass 491 only

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

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