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SkillSelect Occupation Ceilings Now for Australian Visas

Published on : January 6, 2021

 

Key Highlights:

  • Overview
  • Limiting Numbers
  • Occupation Ceilings Table
  • Based on Inputs
  • What is Exempted?

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has put occupation ceilings in place for the Year 2020-21.

Invitations issued under Australian Independent, Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visas will now have ‘occupation ceilings.’

Limiting Numbers

The number of EOIs that can be invited for skilled migration from particular occupation groups will be limited. It is to ensure that skilled migration programs are not dominated by a few occupations.

There will be no further invitations for a particular occupation for the year when the limit is reached.

However, invitations can be allotted to migrants in other occupations even if they have lower scores.

Occupations Ceiling Table 2020 - 2021

Occupation ID

Description

Occupation Ceiling Value 2020-21

Invitations to 21/10/2020

Invitations Left (%)

1331

Construction Managers

7,145

0

100%

1332

Engineering Managers

1,474

0

100%

1341

Child Care Centre Managers

1,000

0

100%

1399

Other Specialist Managers

4,188

0

100%

2111

Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers

1,000

0

100%

2112

Music Professionals

1,000

0

100%

2121

Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters

1,000

0

100%

2211

Accountants*

1,000

0

100%

2212

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers*

1,619

0

100%

2241

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians

1,000

0

100%

2243

Economists

1,000

0

100%

2245

Land Economists and Valuers

1,000

0

100%

2247

Management consultant

4,526

0

100%

2321

Architects and Landscape Architects

1,452

0

100%

2322

Cartographers and Surveyors

1,000

0

100%

2343

Environmental Scientists

1,295

0

100%

2344

Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists

1,000

0

100%

2347

Veterinarians

1,000

0

100%

2349

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals

1,056

0

100%

2411

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers

3,321

0

100%

2414

Secondary School Teachers

8,716

0

100%

2415

Special Education Teachers

1,721

0

100%

2421

University Lecturers and Tutors

5,042

0

100%

2514

Optometrists and Orthoptists

1,000

0

100%

2519

Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals

1,000

0

100%

2521

Chiropractors and Osteopaths

1,000

0

100%

2526

Podiatrists

1,000

0

100%

2527

Speech Professionals and Audiologists

1,000

0

100%

2534

Psychiatrists

1,000

0

100%

2611

ICT Business and Systems Analysts*

2,273

0

100%

2612

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

1,000

0

100%

2613

Software and Applications Programmers*

8,405

0

100%

2621

Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists

2,667

0

100%

2631

Computer Network Professionals*

2,245

0

100%

2711

Barristers

1,000

0

100%

2713

Solicitors

4,535

0

100%

2725

Social Workers

1,862

0

100%

3211

Automotive Electricians

1,000

0

100%

3212

Motor Mechanics

5,205

0

100%

3222

Sheetmetal Trades Workers

1,000

0

100%

3223

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

4,866

0

100%

3232

Metal Fitters and Machinists

6,335

0

100%

3233

Precision Metal Trades Workers

1,000

0

100%

3241

Panelbeaters

1,000

0

100%

3311

Bricklayers and Stonemasons

1,712

0

100%

3312

Carpenters and Joiners

6,812

0

100%

3322

Painting Trades Workers

3,303

0

100%

3331

Glaziers

1,000

0

100%

3332

Plasterers

1,452

0

100%

3334

Wall and Floor Tilers

1,000

0

100%

3341

Plumbers

5,861

0

100%

3411

Electricians

8,021

0

100%

3421

Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics

1,581

0

100%

3422

Electrical Distribution Trades Workers

1,000

0

100%

3423

Electronics Trades Workers

2,047

0

100%

3513

Chefs

2,256

0

100%

3611

Animal Attendants and Trainers

1,239

0

100%

3941

Cabinetmakers

1,694

0

100%

3991

Boat Builders and Shipwrights

1,000

0

100%

4523

Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

1,262

0

100%

4524

Sportspersons

1,000

0

100%

1342

Health and Welfare Services Managers

1,666

<20

100% (Approx)

2334

Electronics Engineers*

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2339

Other Engineering Professionals*

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2341

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2342

Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2345

Life Scientists

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2512

Medical Imaging Professionals

1,161

<20

100% (Approx)

2524

Occupational Therapists

1,461

<20

100% (Approx)

2525

Physiotherapists

1,685

<20

100% (Approx)

2535

Surgeons

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2541

Midwives

1,333

<20

100% (Approx)

3122

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

3123

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

3132

Telecommunications Technical Specialists

1,000

<20

100% (Approx)

2531

General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers

4,257

24

99.44%

2335

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers*

2,682

48

98.21%

2723

Psychologists

1,545

30 

98.06%

2336

Mining Engineers

1,000

20

98%

2544

Registered Nurses

17,859

414

98%

2332

Civil Engineering Professionals

3,919

141

96.4%

2331

Chemical and Materials Engineers

1,000

65

93.5%

2533

Internal Medicine Specialists

1,000

68 

93.2%

2333

Electrical Engineers

1,348

98

92.73%

2633

Telecommunications Engineering Professionals

1,000

76

92.4%

2539

Other Medical Practitioners

1,168

92

92.12%

2346

Medical Laboratory Scientists

1,536

241

84%

 

*Occupations that are subject to pro-rata arrangements: For Accountants (2211), the occupational ceiling also reflects volumes in other skilled visa categories.

Based on Inputs

The table shows ‘occupation ceilings’ for the 2020 - 2021 program along with the four-digit ANZSCO codes.

The ceiling values are based on the percentage of stock employment figures. These figures are provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. They represent the number of people employed in each category.

What is Exempted?

These figures will not apply to visa subclasses of State or Territory Nominated ‘Employer Sponsored or Business Innovation and Investment’ visas.

Occupations ceilings indicate that the migration program for the year is driven by the need to fight the coronavirus pandemic and to empower economic growth.

Topics: Migrate, Australia

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