Northern Territory Migration Occupation List (P-Z)

Some occupations on this list require a specific language skill level.

For occupations marked with * on the list, where there is a mandatory licensing or registration requirement (marked with an asterisks and shaded rows in the table), the applicant will be required to demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS 6.0 score in each band or equivalent, whichever is higher.

For occupations marked with !!, you need to have high level communication skills.

Where there are no indicators, the required level of English is at least IELTS 6 in each band or equivalent in one of the other English testing systems accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.

ANZSCO code Occupation Comments
324111 Panelbeater  
311215 Pharmacy Technician All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
252511* Physiotherapist  
334111* Plumber (General)  
134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
133511 Production Manager (Forestry)  
133513 Production Manager (Mining)  
511112 Program or Project Administrator  
612112 Property Manager  
272612 Recreation Officer  
254412* Registered Nurse (Aged Care)  
254413* Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)  
254414* Registered Nurse (Community Health)  
254415* Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)  
254416* Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)  
254417* Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)  
254421* Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)  
254418* Registered Nurse (Medical)  
254422* Registered Nurse (Mental Health)  
254425* Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)  
254423* Registered Nurse (Perioperative)  
254424* Registered Nurse (Surgical)  
254499* Registered Nurses nec  
411715 Residential Care Officer  
251513* Retail Pharmacist All offshore applicants must have an IELTS test result with no component/band less than 7.0 (or equivalent)
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker  
231213* Ship's Master  
321214 Small Engine Mechanic  
272511 Social Worker  
261313 Software Engineer Offshore applicants must provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
399516 Sound Technician  
252712 Speech Pathologist All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent, no component less than 7.0
All applicants must have the minimum test score required for registration (ie OET 3As 1B minimum)
452321 Sports Development Officer  
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
232212 Surveyor  
262113 Systems Administrator Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
261112 Systems Analyst Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
221113 Taxation Accountant  
241111* Teacher, Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School)  
241512* Teacher of the Hearing Impaired  
241599* Teacher, Special Education nec  
342413* Telecommunications Linesworker  
272413 Translator  
121221 Vegetable Grower  
324311 Vehicle Painter  
234711* Veterinarian  
361311 Veterinary Nurse  
242211 Vocational Education Teacher All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
313113 Web Administrator Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
232414 Web Designer Offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
261212 Web Developer Offshore applicants must  provide evidence of having received an offer of employment by a NT employer in their nominated occupation or a closely related occupation
322313 Welder (First Class)  
134214!! Welfare Centre Manager All applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent
272613 Welfare Worker  
411716 Youth Worker