21/08/15 - Maximum limit of visas in particular occupations.

The Australian government has recently released a new skilled occupation list (SOL) that serve valid until next year (30th June 2016). As a result, this affected the maximum limit of visas and level of demand in particular occupations. As demonstrated below


What is SOL?

  • The SOL is a registry of all occupations in demand and acceptable in Australia’s immigration  immigration’s point based system.
  • What does this mean? If your dream career occupation is in this list, you are able to apply for a visa that permits you to happily work and study (No more underpaid jobs).
  • If you would like to check out the skilled occupation list click here 

 

Occupation ID  

Description

Ceiling Value

Results to date

1331

Construction Managers

5640

14

1332

Engineering Managers

1014

5

1335

Production Managers

3582

0

1341

Child Care Centre Managers

1000

4

1342

Health and Welfare Services Managers

1410

9

2211

Accountants

2525

420

2212

Auditors, Company Secretaries & Corporate Treasurers 

1000

610

2241

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians

1000

7

2245

Land Economists and Valuers

1000

4

2312

Marine Transport Professionals

1000

8

2321

Architects and Landscape Architects

1650

46

2322

Cartographers and Surveyors

1000

11

2331

Chemical and Materials Engineers

1000

72

2332

Civil Engineering Professionals

2970

171

2333

Electrical Engineers

1230

88

2334

Electronics Engineers

1000

119

2335

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers

1788

229

2336

Mining Engineers

1000

26

2339

Other Engineering Professionals

1000

171

2341

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists

1000

21

2346

Medical Laboratory Scientists

1362

18

2347

Veterinarians

1000

11

2349

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals

1000

4

2411

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers

1980

25

2414

Secondary School Teachers

8352

80

2415

Special Education Teachers

1158

3

2512

Medical Imaging Professionals

1092

24

2513

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals

1578

14

2514

Optometrists and Orthoptists

1000

2

2521

Chiropractors and Osteopaths

1000

4

2524

Occupational Therapists

1000

10

2525

Physiotherapists

1104

29

2526

Podiatrists

1000

6

2527

Speech Professionals and Audiologists

1000

10

2531

General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers

3558

55

2532

Anaesthetists

1000

6

2533

Internal Medicine Specialists

1000

7

2534

Psychiatrists

1000

10

2535

Surgeons

1000

5

2539

Other Medical Practitioners

1000

64

2541

Midwives

1000

2

2544

Registered Nurses

13872

510

2611

ICT Business and Systems Analysts

1536

256

2613

Software and Applications Programmers

5364

894

2631

Computer Network Professionals

1986

304

2633

Telecommunications Engineering Professionals

1000

83

2711

Barristers

1000

0

2713

Solicitors

3252

31

2723

Psychologists

1212

14

2725

Social Workers

2166

23

3122

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

1000

11

3123

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians

1000

1

3132

Telecommunications Technical Specialists

1000

2

3211

Automotive Electricians

1000

2

3212

Motor Mechanics

6108

34

3222

Sheetmetal Trades Workers

1000

0

3223

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

4416

7

3232

Metal Fitters and Machinists

8070

8

3233

Precision Metal Trades Workers

1000

1

?3241

?Panelbeaters

?1134

0

3311

Bricklayers and Stonemasons

1656

11

3312

Carpenters and Joiners

7290

38

3322

Painting Trades Workers

2802

6

3331

Glaziers

1000

0

3332

Plasterers

1866

1

3334

Wall and Floor Tilers

1284

2

3341

Plumbers

5130

17

3411

Electricians

8772

31

3421

Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics

1038

4

3422

Electrical Distribution Trades Workers

1000

3

3423

Electronics Trades Workers

2076

10

3513

Chefs

2475

25

3991

Boat Builders and Shipwrights

1000

0

?3941

?Cabinetmakers

?1530

0

4112

Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists

1000

7