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Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Department of Immigration & Border Patrol - Occupations Requiring Labour Market Testing

When lodging a nomination of an employee for subclass 457 working visa, Labour Market Testing may be required in the following occupations, and LMT must have been completed in the 12 months proceeding the nomination application



Do Exemptions to Labour Market Testing Apply?



Yes , where the occupation is on the Labour Market Testing List, exemptions from labour market testing apply where:


  • The applicant is a citizen of Chile or Thailand, or a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand or South Korea;

  • Where the employee already works for an associated entity of the sponsor in Chile, New Zealand or an ASEAN country (Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam);

  • Where the employee has worked full time for the nominating business for the last 2 years;

  • Where the business operates in a WTO member country and is seeking to sponsor senior management staff to work in Australia; or

  • Where workers are required to respond to a major disaster

ANZSCO

Title

Authority

sol

csol

lmt

rsmsol

133211

Engineering Manager

Engineers Australia/AIM

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

134212

Nursing Clinical Director

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

231212

Ship's Engineer

AMSA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233111

Chemical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233112

Materials Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233211

Civil Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233212

Geotechnical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233214

Structural Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233215

Transport Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233311

Electrical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233411

Electronics Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233511

Industrial Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233512

Mechanical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233513

Production or Plant Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233611

Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233612

Petroleum Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233911

Aeronautical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233912

Agricultural Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233913

Biomedical Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233914

Engineering Technologist

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233915

Environmental Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233916

Naval Architect (Aus) / Marine Designer (NZ)

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

233999

Engineering Professionals nec

Engineers Australia

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254111

Midwife

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254311

Nurse Manager

ANMAC/VETASSESS

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254411

Nurse Practitioner

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254412

Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254413

Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254414

Registered Nurse (Community Health)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254415

Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254416

Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254417

Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254418

Registered Nurse (Medical)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254421

Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254422

Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254423

Registered Nurse (Perioperative)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254424

Registered Nurse (Surgical)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254425

Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

254499

Registered Nurses nec

ANMAC

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

263311

Telecommunications Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

263312

Telecommunications Network Engineer

Engineers Australia

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

311216

Pathology Collector (Aus) / Phlebotomist (NZ)

AIMS

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

312411

Electronic Engineering Draftsperson

Engineers Australia

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

312511

Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

Engineers Australia

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

312999

Building and Engineering Technicians nec

VETASSESS C

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

321111

Automotive Electrician

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

321211

Motor Mechanic (General)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

321212

Diesel Motor Mechanic

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

321213

Motorcycle Mechanic

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

321214

Small Engine Mechanic

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322111

Blacksmith

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322112

Electroplater

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322113

Farrier

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322114

Metal Casting Trades Worker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322115

Metal Polisher

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322211

Sheetmetal Trades Worker

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322311

Metal Fabricator

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322312

Pressure Welder

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

322313

Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323111

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323112

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323113

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323211

Fitter (General)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323212

Fitter and Turner

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323213

Fitter-Welder

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323214

Metal Machinist (First Class)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323215

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323299

Metal Fitters and Machinists nec

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323311

Engraver

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323312

Gunsmith

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323313

Locksmith

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323314

Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323315

Saw Doctor

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323316

Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323411

Engineering Patternmaker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

323412

Toolmaker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

324111

Panelbeater

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

324211

Vehicle Body Builder

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

324212

Vehicle Trimmer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

324311

Vehicle Painter

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

331111

Bricklayer

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

331112

Stonemason

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

331211

Carpenter and Joiner

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

331212

Carpenter

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

331213

Joiner

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

332111

Floor Finisher

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

332211

Painting Trades Worker

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

333111

Glazier

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

333211

Fibrous Plasterer

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

333212

Solid Plasterer

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

333311

Roof Tiler

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

333411

Wall and Floor Tiler

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

334111

Plumber (General)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

334112

Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

334113

Drainer (Aus) / Drainlayer (NZ)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

334114

Gasfitter

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

334115

Roof Plumber

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

341111

Electrician (General)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

341112

Electrician (Special Class)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

341113

Lift Mechanic

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342111

Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342211

Electrical Linesworker (Aus) / Electrical Line Mechanic (NZ)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342212

Technical Cable Jointer

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342311

Business Machine Mechanic

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342312

Communications Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342313

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342314

Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342315

Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342411

Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342412

Telecommunications Cable Jointer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342413

Telecommunications Linesworker (Aus) / Telecommunications Line Mechanic (NZ)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

342414

Telecommunications Technician

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

351111

Baker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

351112

Pastrycook

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

351211

Butcher or Smallgoods Maker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

351411

Cook

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361111

Dog Trainer or Handler

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361112

Horse Trainer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361114

Zookeeper

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361115

Kennel Hand

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361199

Animal Attendants and Trainers nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361211

Shearer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

361311

Veterinary Nurse

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362111

Florist

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362211

Gardener (General)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362212

Arborist

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362213

Landscape Gardener

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362311

Greenkeeper

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

362411

Nurseryperson

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

391111

Hairdresser

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

392111

Print Finisher

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

392112

Screen Printer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

392211

Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

392311

Printing Machinist

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

392312

Small Offset Printer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393111

Canvas Goods Fabricator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393112

Leather Goods Maker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393113

Sail Maker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393114

Shoemaker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393211

Apparel Cutter

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393212

Clothing Patternmaker

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393213

Dressmaker or Tailor

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393299

Clothing Trades Workers nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

393311

Upholsterer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394111

Cabinetmaker

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394211

Furniture Finisher

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394212

Picture Framer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394213

Wood Machinist

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394214

Wood Turner

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

394299

Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399111

Boat Builder and Repairer

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399112

Shipwright

TRA

SOL

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399211

Chemical Plant Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399212

Gas or Petroleum Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399213

Power Generation Plant Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399411

Jeweller

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399511

Broadcast Transmitter Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399512

Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399513

Light Technician

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399514

Make Up Artist

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399515

Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399516

Sound Technician

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399517

Television Equipment Operator

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399599

Performing Arts Technicians nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399611

Signwriter

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399911

Diver

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399913

Optical Dispenser (Aus) / Dispensing Optician (NZ)

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399914

Optical Mechanic

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399916

Plastics Technician

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399917

Wool Classer

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399918

Fire Protection Equipment Technician

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

399999

Technicians and Trades Workers nec

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

411311

Diversional Therapist

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

411411

Enrolled Nurse

ANMAC

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

411412

Mothercraft Nurse

VETASSESS C

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

441111

Defence Force Member - Other Ranks

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

441211

Emergency Service Worker

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

441212

Fire Fighter

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

442111

Prison Officer

VETASSESS F

CSOL

LMT

451211

Driving Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

451399

Funeral Workers nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

451711

Flight Attendant

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

451799

Travel Attendants nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

451815

First Aid Trainer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452311

Diving Instructor (Open Water)

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452312

Gymnastics Coach or Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452313

Horse Riding Coach or Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452314

Snowsport Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452315

Swimming Coach or Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452316

Tennis Coach

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452317

Other Sports Coach or Instructor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452318

Dog and Horse Racing Official

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452322

Sports Umpire

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452323

Other Sports Official

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452411

Footballer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452412

Golfer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452413

Jockey

TRA

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

452499

Sportspersons nec

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

599212

Court Bailiff or Sheriff (Aus) / Court Collections Officer (NZ)

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

599611

Insurance Investigator

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

599612

Insurance Loss Adjuster

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

599613

Insurance Risk Surveyor

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

599915

Clinical Coder

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

611111

Auctioneer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

611112

Stock and Station Agent

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

611211

Insurance Agent

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

612111

Business Broker

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

612112

Property Manager

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

612114

Real Estate Agent

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

612115

Real Estate Representative

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

639211

Retail Buyer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

639212

Wool Buyer

VETASSESS D

CSOL

LMT

RSMSOL

712211

Driller

TRA

CSOL

LMT


*** indicates that the occupation excludes positions in fast food or takeaway food service.