ANZSCO

ANZSCO – Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations

The following list the professions, theoretcial knowledge and experience in the fields of the arts, media, business, design, engineering, the physical and life sciences, transport, education, health, information and communication technology, the law, social sciences and social welfare. Not all occupations listed below are acceptable for skilled visa program purposes. Further information on eligibility criteria for skilled visas please contact us to find out more. Note: The professions of bricklayer, tiler and chef have been added to the Skilled Occupation List from July 2014, allowing foreign workers in these occupations to apply for a permanent visa without a sponsor.

Description

A
Actor – ANZSCO 211111
Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec – ANZSCO 211199
Advertising Manager – ANZSCO 131113
Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec – ANZSCO
Accountant (General) – ANZSCO 221111
Actuary – ANZSCO 224111
Advertising Specialist – ANZSCO 225111
Agricultural Technician – ANZSCO 311111
Air Transport Professionals nec – ANZSCO 231199
Air Traffic Controller – ANZSCO 231112
Amusement Centre Manager – ANZSCO 149111
Anaesthetic Technician – ANZSCO 311211
Anaesthetist – ANZSCO 253211
Analyst Programmer – ANZSCO 261311
Antique Dealer – ANZSCO 142112
Apiarist – ANZSCO 121311
Aquaculture Farmer – ANZSCO 121111
Architect – ANZSCO 232111
Archivist – ANZSCO 224211
Agricultural Consultant – ANZSCO 234111
Agricultural Engineer – ANZSCO 233912
Agricultural Scientist – ANZSCO 234112
Aeroplane Pilot – ANZSCO 231111
Aeronautical Engineer – ANZSCO 233911
Archaeologist – ANZSCO 272414
Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec – ANZSCO 312199
Architectural Draftsperson – ANZSCO 312111
Art Director (Film, Television or Stage) – ANZSCO 212311
Art Teacher (Private Tuition) – ANZSCO 249211
Artistic Director – ANZSCO 212111
Arts Administrator or Manager – ANZSCO 139911
Audiologist – ANZSCO 252711
Author – ANZSCO 212211
B
Barrister – ANZSCO 271111
Bed and Breakfast Operator – ANZSCO 141911
Beef Cattle Farmer – ANZSCO 121312
Betting Agency Manager – ANZSCO 142113
Biochemist – ANZSCO 234513
Biotechnologist – ANZSCO 234514
Biomedical Engineer – ANZSCO 233913
Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operator – ANZSCO 149911
Book or Script Editor – ANZSCO 212212
Botanist – ANZSCO 234515
Building Associate – ANZSCO 312112
Building Inspector – ANZSCO 312113
C
Cafe or Restaurant Manager – ANZSCO 141111
Call or Contact Centre Manager – ANZSCO 149211
Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager – ANZSCO 141211
Cardiac Technician – ANZSCO 311212
Cardiologist – ANZSCO 253312
Cardiothoracic Surgeon – ANZSCO 253512
Careers Counsellor – ANZSCO 272111
Cartographer – ANZSCO 232213
Chemical Engineer – ANZSCO 233111
Chemist – ANZSCO 234211
Chemistry Technician – ANZSCO 311411
Child Care Centre Manager – ANZSCO 134111
Chief Executive or Managing Director – ANZSCO 111111 
Chief Information Officer – ANZSCO 135111
Chiropractor – ANZSCO 252111
Cinema or Theatre Manager – ANZSCO 149912
Civil Engineer – ANZSCO 233211
Civil Engineering Draftsperson – ANZSCO 312211
Clinical Haematologist – ANZSCO 253313
Clinical Psychologist – ANZSCO 272311
Commissioned Defence Force Officer – ANZSCO 139111
Commissioned Fire Officer – ANZSCO 139112
Commissioned Police Officer – ANZSCO 139113
Commodities Trader – ANZSCO 222111 
Community Arts Worker – ANZSCO 272611
Company Secretary – ANZSCO 221211
Complementary Health Therapists nec – ANZSCO 252299
Composer – ANZSCO 211211
Computer Network and Systems Engineer – ANZSCO 263111
Conference and Event Organiser – ANZSCO 149311
Conservator – ANZSCO 234911
Conservation Officer – ANZSCO 234311
Construction Estimator – ANZSCO 312114
Construction Project Manager – ANZSCO 133111
Copywriter – ANZSCO 212411
Corporate General Manager – ANZSCO 111211
Corporate Services Manager – ANZSCO 132111
Corporate Treasurer – ANZSCO 221212
Cotton Grower – ANZSCO 121211
Counsellors nec – ANZSCO 272199
Crop Farmers nec – ANZSCO 121299
Customer Service Manager – ANZSCO 149212
D
Dairy Cattle Farmer – ANZSCO 121313
Dancer or Choreographer – ANZSCO 211112
Dance Teacher (Private Tuition) – ANZSCO 249212
Database Administrator – ANZSCO 262111
Deer Farmer – ANZSCO 121314
Defence Force Senior Officer – ANZSCO 111212
Dental Specialist – ANZSCO 252311
Dentist – ANZSCO 252312
Developer Programmer – ANZSCO 261312
Dermatologist – ANZSCO 253911
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist – ANZSCO 253917
Dietitian – ANZSCO 251111
Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage) – ANZSCO 212312
Director of Photography – ANZSCO 212313
Drama Teacher (Private Tuition) – ANZSCO 249213
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor – ANZSCO 272112

E
Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher – ANZSCO 241111
Earth Science Technician – ANZSCO 311412
Economist – ANZSCO 224311
Education Adviser – ANZSCO 249111
Education Managers nec – ANZSCO 134499
Educational Psychologist – ANZSCO 272312
Endocrinologist – ANZSCO 253315
Engineering Manager – ANZSCO 133211
Engineering Professionals nec – ANZSCO 233999
Engineering Technologist – ANZSCO 233914
Electorate Officer – ANZSCO 224911
Electrical Engineer – ANZSCO 233311
Electronics Engineer – ANZSCO 233411
Emergency Medicine Specialist – ANZSCO 253912
Entertainer or Variety Artist – ANZSCO 211113
Environmental Consultant – ANZSCO 234312
Environmental Engineer – ANZSCO 233915
Environmental Health Officer – ANZSCO 251311
Environmental Manager – ANZSCO 139912
Environmental Research Scientist – ANZSCO 234313
Equipment Hire Manager – ANZSCO 149915
Exercise Physiologist – ANZSCO 234915
External Auditor – ANZSCO 221213
F
Facilities Manager – ANZSCO 149913
Faculty Head – ANZSCO 134411
Family and Marriage Counsellor – ANZSCO 272113
Fashion Designer – ANZSCO 232311
Film and Video Editor – ANZSCO 212314
Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec – ANZSCO 212399
Finance Broker – ANZSCO 222112
Financial Brokers nec – ANZSCO 222199
Financial Dealers nec – ANZSCO 222299
Financial Institution Branch Manager – ANZSCO 149914
Financial Investment Adviser – ANZSCO 222311
Financial Investment Manager – ANZSCO 222312
Finance Manager – ANZSCO 132211
Financial Market Dealer – ANZSCO 222211
Fisheries Officer – ANZSCO 311311
Fitness Centre Manager – ANZSCO 149112
Fleet Manager – ANZSCO 149411
Flower Grower – ANZSCO 121212
Flying Instructor – ANZSCO 231113
Food Technologist – ANZSCO 234212
Forester (Aus)  Forest Scientist (NZ) – ANZSCO 234113
Fruit or Nut Grower – ANZSCO 121213
Futures Trader – ANZSCO 222212
G
Gallery or Museum Curator – ANZSCO 224212
Gastroenterologist – ANZSCO 253316 
General Practitioner – ANZSCO 253111
Geologist – ANZSCO 234411
Geophysicist – ANZSCO 234412
Geotechnical Engineer – ANZSCO 233212
Goat Farmer – ANZSCO 121315
Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) Field Crop Grower (NZ) – ANZSCO 121214
Grape Grower – ANZSCO 121215
Graphic Designer – ANZSCO 232411
H
Hair or Beauty Salon Manager – ANZSCO 142114
Health and Welfare Services Managers nec – ANZSCO 134299
Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec – ANZSCO 251999
Health Information Manager – ANZSCO 224213
Health Promotion Officer – ANZSCO 251911
Helicopter Pilot – ANZSCO 231114
Historian – ANZSCO 272411
Horse Breeder – ANZSCO 121316

Hospital Pharmacist – ANZSCO 251511
Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers nec – ANZSCO 149999
Hotel or Motel Manager – ANZSCO 141311
Human Resource Adviser – ANZSCO 223111
Human Resource Manager – ANZSCO 132311
Hydrogeologist – ANZSCO 234413
Hydrographer – ANZSCO 311415

I
ICT Account Manager – ANZSCO 225211
ICT Business Analyst – ANZSCO 261111
ICT Business Development Manager – ANZSCO 225212
ICT Managers nec – ANZSCO 135199
ICT Project Manager – ANZSCO 135112
ICT Quality Assurance Engineer – ANZSCO 263211
ICT Sales Representative – ANZSCO 225213
ICT Security Specialist – ANZSCO 262112
ICT Support and Test Engineers nec – ANZSCO 263299
ICT Support Engineer – ANZSCO 263212
ICT Systems Test Engineer – ANZSCO 263213
ICT Trainer – ANZSCO 223211
Illustrator – ANZSCO 232412
Importer or Exporter – ANZSCO 133311
Industrial Designer – ANZSCO 232312
Industrial Engineer – ANZSCO 233511
Industrial Pharmacist – ANZSCO 251512

Information and Organisation Professionals nec – ANZSCO
Insurance Broker – ANZSCO 222113
Intellectual Property Lawyer – ANZSCO 271214
Intelligence Officer – ANZSCO 224411
Intensive Care Specialist – ANZSCO 253317
Interior Designer – ANZSCO 232511
Internal Auditor – ANZSCO 221214
Interpreter – ANZSCO 272412
J
Jewellery Designer – ANZSCO 232313
Journalists and Other Writers nec – ANZSCO 212499
Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec – ANZSCO 271299
Judge – ANZSCO 271211

K
Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher) – ANZSCO 241112
L
Laboratory Manager – ANZSCO 139913
Land Economist – ANZSCO 224511
Landscape Architect – ANZSCO 232112
Legislators nec – ANZSCO 111399
Liaison Officer – ANZSCO 224912
Librarian – ANZSCO 224611
Licensed Club Manager – ANZSCO 141411
Life Science Technician – ANZSCO 311413
Life Scientist (General) – ANZSCO 234511
Life Scientists nec – ANZSCO 234599
Livestock Farmers nec – ANZSCO 121399
Local Government Legislator – ANZSCO 111311
M
Magistrate – ANZSCO 271212
Management Accountant – ANZSCO 221112
Management Consultant – ANZSCO 224711
Manufacturer – ANZSCO 133411
Market Research Analyst – ANZSCO 225112
Marketing Specialist – ANZSCO 225113
Marine Biologist – ANZSCO 234516
Marine Surveyor – ANZSCO 231215
Marine Transport Professionals nec – ANZSCO 231299
Master Fisher – ANZSCO 231211
Materials Engineer – ANZSCO 233112
Mathematician – ANZSCO 224112
Meat Inspector – ANZSCO 311312
Mechanical Engineer – ANZSCO 233512
Media Producer (excluding Video) – ANZSCO 212112
Medical Administrator (Aus) Medical Superintendent (NZ) – ANZSCO 134211
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer – ANZSCO 251211
Medical Laboratory Scientist – ANZSCO 234611
Medical Laboratory Technician – ANZSCO 311213
Medical Oncologist – ANZSCO 253314
Medical Practitioners nec – ANZSCO 253999
Medical Radiation Therapist – ANZSCO 251212
Medical Technicians nec – ANZSCO 311299
Member of Parliament – ANZSCO 111312
Metallurgist – ANZSCO 234912
Microbiologist – ANZSCO 234517
Middle School Teacher (Aus) Intermediate School Teacher (NZ) – ANZSCO 241311
Midwife – ANZSCO 254111
Migration Agent (Aus) Immigration Consultant (NZ) – ANZSCO 224913
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) – ANZSCO 233611
Minister of Religion – ANZSCO 272211
Mixed Crop Farmer – ANZSCO 121216
Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer – ANZSCO 121411
Mixed Livestock Farmer – ANZSCO 121317
Multimedia Designer – ANZSCO 232413
Multimedia Specialist – ANZSCO 261211
Music Director – ANZSCO 211212
Music Professionals nec – ANZSCO 211299
Music Teacher (Private Tuition) – ANZSCO 249214 
Musician (Instrumental) – ANZSCO 211213
N
Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec – ANZSCO 234999
Naturopath – ANZSCO 252213
Naval Architect (Aus) Marine Designer (NZ) – ANZSCO 233916
Network Administrator – ANZSCO 263112
Neurologist – ANZSCO 253318
Neurosurgeon – ANZSCO 253513
Newspaper or Periodical Editor – ANZSCO 212412
Nuclear Medicine Technologist – ANZSCO 251213
Nurse Educator – ANZSCO 254211
Nurse Manager – ANZSCO 254311
Nurse Practitioner – ANZSCO 254411
Nurse Researcher – ANZSCO 254212
Nursing Clinical Director – ANZSCO 134212
Nutritionist – ANZSCO 251112
O
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist – ANZSCO 253913
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser – ANZSCO 251312
Occupational Therapist – ANZSCO 252411
Operating Theatre Technician – ANZSCO 311214
Ophthalmologist – ANZSCO 253914
Optometrist – ANZSCO 251411
Organisation and Methods Analyst – ANZSCO 224712 
Organisational Psychologist – ANZSCO 272313
Osteopath – ANZSCO 252112
Orthopaedic Surgeon – ANZSCO 253514
Orthoptist – ANZSCO 251412
Orthotist or Prosthetist – ANZSCO 251912
Other Spatial Scientist – ANZSCO 232214
Otorhinolaryngologist – ANZSCO 253515
P
Paediatric Surgeon – ANZSCO 253516
Painter (Visual Arts) – ANZSCO 211411
Patents Examiner – ANZSCO 224914
Paediatrician – ANZSCO 253321
Pathologist – ANZSCO 253915
Pathology Collector (Aus)  Phlebotomist (NZ) – ANZSCO 311216
Petroleum Engineer – ANZSCO 233612
Pharmacy Technician – ANZSCO 311215
Photographer – ANZSCO 211311
Psychiatrist – ANZSCO 253411
Physicist – ANZSCO 234914
Physiotherapist – ANZSCO 252511
Pig Farmer – ANZSCO 121318
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon – ANZSCO 253517
Plumbing Inspector – ANZSCO 312115
Podiatrist – ANZSCO 252611
Policy Analyst – ANZSCO 224412
Policy and Planning Manager – ANZSCO 132411
Post Office Manager – ANZSCO 142115
Potter or Ceramic Artist – ANZSCO 211412
Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior Teacher) – ANZSCO 241212
Poultry Farmer – ANZSCO 121321
Primary Health Organisation Manager – ANZSCO 134213
Primary Products Inspectors nec – ANZSCO 311399
Primary School Teacher – ANZSCO 241213
Print Journalist – ANZSCO 212413
Private Tutors and Teachers nec – ANZSCO 249299
Procurement Manager – ANZSCO 133612
Production or Plant Engineer – ANZSCO 233513
Production Manager (Forestry) – ANZSCO 133511
Production Manager (Manufacturing) – ANZSCO 133512
Production Manager (Mining) – ANZSCO 133513
Project Builder – ANZSCO 133112
Program Director (Television or Radio) – ANZSCO 212315
Psychologists nec – ANZSCO 272399
Psychotherapist – ANZSCO 272314
Public Relations Manager – ANZSCO 131114
Public Relations Professional – ANZSCO 225311
Q
Quality Assurance Manager – ANZSCO 139914
Quantity Surveyor – ANZSCO 233213
Quarantine Officer – ANZSCO 311313
R
Radiation Oncologist – ANZSCO 253918
Radio Journalist – ANZSCO 212414
Radio Presenter – ANZSCO 212113
Railway Station Manager – ANZSCO 149412 
Records Manager – ANZSCO 224214
Recreation Officer (Aus)  Recreation Coordinator (NZ) – ANZSCO 272612
Recruitment Consultant – ANZSCO 223112
Regional Education Manager – ANZSCO 134412
Registered Nurse (Aged Care) – ANZSCO 254412
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) – ANZSCO 254413
Registered Nurse (Community Health) – ANZSCO 254414
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) – ANZSCO 254415
Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) – ANZSCO 254416
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) – ANZSCO 254417
Registered Nurse (Medical) – ANZSCO 254418 
Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) – ANZSCO 254421 
Registered Nurse (Mental Health) – ANZSCO 254422
Registered Nurses nec – ANZSCO 254499
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) – ANZSCO 254425
Registered Nurse (Perioperative) – ANZSCO 254423
Registered Nurse (Surgical) – ANZSCO 254424
Rehabilitation Counsellor – ANZSCO 272114
Renal Medicine Specialist – ANZSCO 253322

S
Sales and Marketing Manager – ANZSCO 131112
Sales Representative (Industrial Products) – ANZSCO 225411
Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products) – ANZSCO 225412
School Laboratory Technician – ANZSCO 311414
School Principal – ANZSCO 134311
Science Technicians nec – ANZSCO 311499
Sculptor – ANZSCO 211413
Secondary School Teacher – ANZSCO 241411
Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member – ANZSCO 139211
Sheep Farmer – ANZSCO 121322
Ship’s Engineer – ANZSCO 231212
Ship’s Officer – ANZSCO 231214
Ship’s Master – ANZSCO 231213
Singer – ANZSCO 211214
Social Professionals nec – ANZSCO 272499
Social Worker – ANZSCO 272511
Software and Applications Programmers nec – ANZSCO 261399
Software Engineer – ANZSCO 261313
Software Tester – ANZSCO 261314
Solicitor – ANZSCO 271311
Sonographer – ANZSCO 251214
Special Education Teachers nec – ANZSCO 241599
Special Needs Teacher – ANZSCO 241511
Specialist Physician (General Medicine) – ANZSCO 253311
Specialist Physicians nec – ANZSCO 253399
Specialist Managers nec – ANZSCO 139999
Speech Pathologist (Aus)  Speech Language Therapist (NZ) – ANZSCO 252712
Sports Administrator – ANZSCO 139915
Sports Centre Manager – ANZSCO 149113
Stage Manager – ANZSCO 212316
Statistician – ANZSCO 224113
Stockbroking Dealer – ANZSCO 222213 
Structural Engineer – ANZSCO 233214
Student Counsellor – ANZSCO 272115
Sugar Cane Grower – ANZSCO 121217
Supply and Distribution Manager – ANZSCO 133611
Surgeon (General) – ANZSCO 253511
Surveying or Spatial Science Technician – ANZSCO 312116
Surveyor – ANZSCO 232212
Systems Administrator – ANZSCO 262113
Systems Analyst – ANZSCO 261112
T
Taxation Accountant – ANZSCO 221113
Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages – ANZSCO 249311
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired – ANZSCO 241512
Teacher of the Sight Impaired – ANZSCO 241513
Technical Director – ANZSCO 212317
Technical Sales Representatives nec – ANZSCO 225499
Telecommunications Engineer – ANZSCO 263311
Telecommunications Network Engineer – ANZSCO 263312
Television Journalist – ANZSCO 212416
Television Presenter – ANZSCO 212114
Technical Writer – ANZSCO 212415
Thoracic Medicine Specialist – ANZSCO 253324
Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner – ANZSCO 252214
Traditional Maori Health Practitioner – ANZSCO 252215
Training and Development Professional – ANZSCO 223311
Translator – ANZSCO 272413
Transport Company Manager – ANZSCO 149413 
Transport Engineer – ANZSCO 233215
Travel Agency Manager – ANZSCO 142116
Tribunal Member – ANZSCO 271213
Turf Grower – ANZSCO 121218
U
University Lecturer – ANZSCO 242111
Urban and Regional Planner – ANZSCO 232611
Urologist – ANZSCO 253518
V
Valuer – ANZSCO 224512
Vascular Surgeon – ANZSCO 253521
Vegetable Grower (Aus)  Market Gardener (NZ) – ANZSCO 121221
Veterinarian – ANZSCO 234711
Video Producer – ANZSCO 212318
Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec – ANZSCO 211499
Vocational Education Teacher (Aus)  Polytechnic Teacher (NZ) – ANZSCO 242211
W
Web Designer – ANZSCO 232414
Web Developer – ANZSCO 261212
Welfare Centre Manager – ANZSCO 134214
Welfare Worker – ANZSCO 272613
Wholesaler – ANZSCO 133312
Wine Maker – ANZSCO 234213
Workplace Relations Adviser – ANZSCO 223113
X

Y

Z
Zoologist – ANZSCO 234518

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