Australia reviewing its skilled occupations list for 2016 – 2017 programs

In couple of months, the national government will discharge it redesigned Skilled Occupation List (SOL) for the year 2016-17 which will become effective on July 1, 2016.

The Department of Education is in charge of giving guidance to the Minister to Immigration and Border Protection on the structure of the SOL.

This guidance is given in light of the entries accumulated by the Department of Education that aides recognizes the callings and exchanges that will be popular in next five years in Australia furthermore brings up callings whose interest is either declining or the interest is being met locally.

While the procedure of redesigning the SOL for 2016-17 is right now in progress, the accommodation procedure for the 2016-17 Skilled Occupations List which kept running from 1 October 2015 to 13 November 2015.

Altogether, 115 entries by industry, worker delegates, exchange and expert associations, and different partners were gotten which are presently being assessed for the 2016-17 SOL

In view of these entries, here’s a look into rundown of occupations which will be popular and/or need experts in coming couple of years.

More and more jobs will require Digital Skills in future.

  • Accountants
  • Aged-Care Workers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Lawyers
  • Nurses
  • ICT Business Analysts
  • Systems Analyst
  • Multimedia Specialists
  • Web Developers
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Developer Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software and Application Programmer
  • ICT Security Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Farm Workers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Social Workers
  • Surveyors
  • Teachers (secondary)
  • Electricians
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpet Installers
  • Glaziers
  • Trades People (especially in the construction industry)

Here’s a rundown of occupations where the interest is either being met locally or is declining.

General Practitioners may not find place on the Skilled Occupation List as the local doctors, recent medical graduates are more likely to meet the demand.

  • Teachers (Primary)
  • Environment Health Officers
  • Anesthetists
  • Dentists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Intensive Care Doctors
  • Obstetricians
  • Gynecologists
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Radiographers
  • Ship Engineers
  • Veterinarians

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