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 6.0 in each band or equivalent in one of the other English testing systems accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.

ANZSCO code Occupation Comments
253321 Paediatrician  
324111 Panelbeater  
351112 Pastrycook  
253915 Pathologist  
233612 Petroleum engineer  
311215 Pharmacy technician All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
252511* Physiotherapist  
334111* Plumber (general)  
322312 Pressure welder  
241213 Primary school teacher  
133511 Production manager (forestry)  
133513 Production manager (mining)  
511112 Program or project administrator  
612112 Property manager Subclass 491 only
253411 Psychiatrist  
272399 Psychologists (nec)  
139914 Quality assurance manager  
223112 Recruitment consultant  
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 murses (nec)  
253322 Renal medicine specialist  
253112 Resident medical officer  
251513* Retail pharmacist All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component / band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
131112 Sales and marketing manager All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
241411 Secondary school teacher  
322211 Sheetmetal trades worker  
231213* Ship's master Subclass 491 only
321214 Small engine mechanic  
272499 Social professionals (nec)  
272511 Social worker  
261313 Software engineer 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
271311 Solicitor  
251214 Sonographer  
399516 Sound technician  
241599 Special education teachers (nec)  
139999 Specialist managers (nec) except:
(a) ambassador; or
(b) archbishop; or
(c) bishop
 
253311 Specialist physician (general medicine)  
253399 Specialist physicians (nec)  
252712 Speech pathologist All 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)
272115 Student counsellor  
133611 Supply and distribution manager All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
253511 Surgeon (general)  
312116 Surveying or spatial science technician Subclass 491 only
232212 Surveyor  
452315 Swimming coach or instructor  
262113 Systems administrator 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
261112 Systems 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
249311 Teacher of English to speakers of other languages  
241512* Teacher of the hearing impaired  
212317 Technical director  
263311 Telecommunications engineer  
342413* Telecommunications linesworker  
263312 Telecommunications network engineer  
253324 Thoracic medicine specialist  
272413 Translator Subclass 491 only
224512 Valuer  
121221 Vegetable grower (AUS) / market gardener (NZ)  
324311 Vehicle painter Subclass 491 only
234711* Veterinarian  
361311 Veterinary nurse  
212318 Video producer  
242211 Vocational education teacher

Subclass 491 only
All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent

322313 Welder (first class)  
134214!! Welfare centre manager All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
272613 Welfare worker  
223113 Workplace relations adviser Subclass 491 only
411716 Youth worker