Skilled Occupation List 2016-17


The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)  and Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) for 2016-17, which will come into effect on 1 July 2016. The SOL and CSOL are commonly used for Skilled Migration visas and Employer Sponsored/Nominated visas such as the subclass 457 visa.

The major changes are:


The following 9 occupations will be REMOVED from the SOL list:

233611: Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)
233612: Petroleum Engineer
234912: Metallurgist
251311: Environmental Health Officer
251312: Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
411211: Dental Hygienist
411212: Dental Prosthetist
411213: Dental Technician
411214: Dental Therapist


The following 2 occupations will be ADDED to the SOL list:

252711: Audiologist
251912: Orthotist or Prosthetist

Click here to see the full list.

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