Northern Territory Migration Occupation List (P-Z)

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
324111Panelbeater 
311215Pharmacy TechnicianAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
252511*Physiotherapist 
334111*Plumber (General) 
134213Primary Health Organisation ManagerAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
133511Production Manager (Forestry) 
133513Production Manager (Mining) 
511112Program or Project Administrator 
612112Property Manager 
272612Recreation Officer 
254412*Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 
254413*Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 
254414*Registered Nurse (Community Health) 
254415*Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 
254416*Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) 
254417*Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 
254421*Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 
254418*Registered Nurse (Medical) 
254422*Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 
254425*Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) 
254423*Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 
254424*Registered Nurse (Surgical) 
254499*Registered Nurses nec 
411715Residential Care Officer 
251513*Retail PharmacistAll offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
131112Sales and Marketing ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
322211Sheetmetal Trades Worker 
231213*Ship's Master 
321214Small Engine Mechanic 
272511Social Worker 
261313Software 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
399516Sound Technician 
252712Speech PathologistAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent, no component less than 7.0
All applicants must have the minimum test score required for registration (ie OET 3As 1B minimum)
452321Sports Development Officer 
133611Supply and Distribution ManagerAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
232212Surveyor 
262113Systems 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
261112Systems AnalystOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
221113Taxation Accountant 
241111*Teacher, Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) 
241512*Teacher of the Hearing Impaired 
241599*Teacher, Special Education nec 
342413*Telecommunications Linesworker 
272413Translator 
121221Vegetable Grower 
324311Vehicle Painter 
234711*Veterinarian 
361311Veterinary Nurse 
242211Vocational Education TeacherAll offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
313113Web 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
232414Web DesignerOffshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
261212Web DeveloperOffshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
322313Welder (First Class) 
134214!!Welfare Centre ManagerAll applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
272613Welfare Worker 
411716Youth Worker