Occupations that could be dropped in 2017

Each year the occupations that are listed as being ‘in-demand’ are reviewed.

Some occupations are removed or dropped from the SOL after this review. You can expect occupations to be dropped with forecasts of of an adequate supply of skilled labour in Australian employment market for the specific occupation.

The SOL is updated each year, and dropped occupations would not be available from July 2017 onwards.

There is no guarantee any of the occupations will be dropped, but they have all been reviewed, and some will very likely be removed. Get your EOI into Skillselect as soon as possible in the 1st half of 2017.

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The full list of occupations that are flagged and have been reviewed are below:

ANZSCO Code Occupation
133513 Production Manager (Mining)
221111 Accountant (General)
221112 Management Accountant
221113 Taxation Accountant
224111 Actuary
224511 Land Economist
224512 Valuer
231212 Ship’s Engineer
231213 Ship’s Master
231214 Ship’s Officer
232212 Surveyor
232213 Cartographer
232214 Other Spatial Scientist
233111 Chemical Engineer
233211 Civil Engineer
233212 Geotechnical Engineer
233213 Quantity Surveyor
233214 Structural Engineer
233215 Transport Engineer
233411 Electronics Engineer
233511 Industrial Engineer
233512 Mechanical Engineer
233513 Production or Plant Engineer
233911 Aeronautical Engineer
233912 Agricultural Engineer
233913 Biomedical Engineer
233914 Engineering Technologist
233915 Environmental Engineer
233916 Naval Architect
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist
234711 Veterinarian
251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
251212 Medical Radiation Therapist
252411 Occupational Therapist
262611 Podiatrist
252712 Speech Pathologist
253111 General Practitioner
253211 Anaesthetist
253312 Cardiologist
253315 Endocrinologist
253316 Gastroenterologist
253317 Intensive Care Specialist
253321 Paediatrician
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
253999 Medical Practitioners nec
271111 Barrister
271311 Solicitor
272314 Psychotherapist
272399 Psychologists nec
351311 Chef*
399111 Boat Builder and Repairer
399112 Shipwright

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

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If your job is any one of these occupations, then it is important you get your application ready and submitted into Skillselect early in 2017, in case your occupation is removed from the SOL.

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