ACT 491&190 Occupation List

The ACT Critical Skills List is used to determine the eligibility for ACT nomination of the following programs:

The ACT Critical Skills List will be reviewed every four months and updated as required to ensure that the ACT Migration Program adapts and responds to the evolving critical skills needs of the ACT economy

Cap on Occupations

The number of ACT nomination places may be capped for each occupation on the ACT Critical Skills List.

Invitations may not be issued when the monthly cap for an occupation is reached.

ANZSCO MAJOR GroupNomination places available each monthANZSCONOMINATED OCCUPATION
1324Less than 10132411Policy and Planning Manager (491 only)
1335Less than 5133512Production Manager (Manufacturing)
1351Less than 5135112ICT Project Manager
135199ICT Managers (nec)
1399Less than 5139911Arts Administrator or Manager
139912Environmental Manager
1492Less than 5149211Call or Contact Centre Manager (491 only)
149212Customer Service Manager
2124Less than 5212411Copywriter
212412Newspaper or Periodical Editor
212413Print Journalist
212415Technical Writer
212416Television Journalist
212499Journalist & other writers (nec)
2211Less than 10221111Accountant (General)
221112Management Accountant
221113Taxation Accountant
2244less than 10224412Policy Analyst (491 only)
2249Less than 5224912Liaison Officer (491 only)
224914Patents Examiner (491 only)
224999Information and Org. Prof. nec (491 only)
2251Less than 5225113Marketing Specialist
2321Less than 10232111Architect
232112Landscape Architect
2324Less than 5232411Graphic Designer
232414Web Designer
2332 233211Civil Engineer
233212Geotechnical Engineer
 Less than 5233213Quantity Surveyor
 233214Structural Engineer
 233215Transport Engineer
2339Less than 5233911Aeronautical Engineer
233912Agricultural Engineer
233913Biomedical Engineer
2411Less than 5241111Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher
2513Less than 5251311Environmental Health Officer (491 only)
251312Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
2523Less than 5252311Dental Specialist
252312Dentist (491 only)
2524Less than 5252411Occupational Therapist
2525Less than 5252511Physiotherapist
2527Less than 5252711Audiologist
 252712Speech Pathologist
2531Less than 5253111General Practitioner
253112Resident Medical Officer
2544Less than 10254411Nurse Practitioner
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413Registered Nurse (Child & Family Health)
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care & Emergency)
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417Registered Nurse (Disability & Rehabilitation)
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)
254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254425Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
254499Registered Nurses (nec)
2611Less than 15261111ICT Business Analyst
261112Systems Analyst
2613Less than 40261311Analyst Programmer
261312Developer Programmer
261313Software Engineer
261314Software Tester
261399Software and Applications Programmers nec
2621Less than 10262111Database Administrator
262112ICT Security Specialist
262113Systems Administrator
2631Less than 5263111Computer Network & Systems Engineer
263112Network Administrator
263113Network Analyst
2632Less than 5263211ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
263212ICT Support Engineer
263213ICT Systems Test Engineer
263299ICT Support and Test Engineers (nec)
2721    Less than 5272111Careers Counsellor
272112Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
272113Family and Marriage Counsellor
272114Rehabilitation Counsellor
272115Student Counsellor
272199Counsellors nec
2723Less than 5272311Clinical Psychologist
272312Educational Psychologist
272313Organisational Psychologist
272399Psychologist (nec)
2724Less than 5272412Interpreter
272413Translator (491 only)
272499Social Professionals (nec)
2725Less than 5272511Social Worker
2726Less than 5272611Community Arts Worker (491 only)
272612Recreation Officer
272613Welfare Worker
3312Less than 5331211Carpenter and Joiner
3421Less than 5342111Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
3513Less than 5351311Chef
3622Less than 5362211Gardener (General
362213Landscape Gardener
3911Less than 5391111Hairdressers
4117Less than 5411711Community Worker
411712Disabilities Services Officer
411713Family Support Worker
411715Residential Care Officer
411716Youth Worker
4523Less than 5452321Sports Development Officer
5111Less than 10511111Contract Administrator
511112Program or Project Administrator
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