Australian federal skilled worker program 2023 (express entry)

Australian federal Skilled 2023 Occupation List – Skilled Independent Visa

Federal skilled worker 2023, the list of professions that might make you eligible for a federal skilled worker Independent Visa for Australia is provided below (subclass 189) Step 1: You must work in one of the specialized occupations listed below. Do the ONLINE ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT in step two. You must receive 65 points or higher on the Eligibility Assessment to pass.

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1. Accountant

Occupation Visa Type Occupation Visa Type
Accountant (General) MLTSSL External Auditor MLTSSL
Internal Auditor MLTSSL Management Accountant MLTSSL
Tax Accountant MLTSSL

2. Architect

Occupation Visa Type Occupation Visa Type
Landscape Architect MLTSSL Naval Architect MLTSSL
Qualified Architect MLTSSL

3. Engineer

Occupation Visa Type Occupation Visa Type
Aeronautical Engineer MLTSSL Agricultural Engineer MLTSSL
Biomedical Engineer MLTSSL Chemical Engineer MLTSSL
Civil Engineer MLTSSL Civil Engineering Draftsperson MLTSSL
Civil Engineering Technician MLTSSL Electrical Engineer MLTSSL
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson MLTSSL Electrical Engineering Technician MLTSSL
Engineering Manager MLTSSL Engineering Professionals MLTSSL
Environmental Engineer MLTSSL Geotechnical Engineer MLTSSL
Industrial Engineer MLTSSL Materials Engineer MLTSSL
Mechanical Engineer MLTSSL Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) MLTSSL
Petroleum Engineer MLTSSL Physicist MLTSSL
Production or Plant Engineer MLTSSL Structural Engineer MLTSSL
Telecommunications Engineer MLTSSL Telecommunications Field Engineer MLTSSL
Transport Engineer MLTSSL

4. Medical Practitioner

Occupation Visa Type Occupation Visa Type
Biochemist MLTSSL Biomedical Engineer MLTSSL
Cardiologist MLTSSL Cardiothoracic Surgeon MLTSSL
Chemist MLTSSL Chiropractor MLTSSL
Clinical Haematologist MLTSSL Clinical Psychologist MLTSSL
Dermatologist MLTSSL Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist MLTSSL
Emergency Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Endocrinologist MLTSSL
Gastroenterologist MLTSSL General Practitioner MLTSSL
Intensive Care Specialist MLTSSL Medical Diagnostic Radiographer MLTSSL
Medical Laboratory Scientist MLTSSL Medical Oncologist MLTSSL
Medical Practitioners nec MLTSSL Medical Radiation Therapist MLTSSL
Neurologist MLTSSL Neurosurgeon MLTSSL
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist MLTSSL Occupational Therapist MLTSSL
Ophthalmologist MLTSSL Optometrist MLTSSL
Organisational Psychologist MLTSSL Orthopaedic Surgeon MLTSSL
Orthotist or Prosthetist MLTSSL Osteopath MLTSSL
Otorhinolaryngologist MLTSSL Paediatric Surgeon MLTSSL
Paediatrician MLTSSL Pathologist MLTSSL
Physiotherapist MLTSSL Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon MLTSSL
Podiatrist MLTSSL Psychiatrist MLTSSL
Psychologists MLTSSL Radiation Oncologist MLTSSL
Renal Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Rheumatologist MLTSSL
Resident Medical Officer MLTSSL Sonographer MLTSSL
Specialist Physician (General Medicine) MLTSSL Specialist Physicians nec MLTSSL
Speech Pathologist MLTSSL Surgeon (General) MLTSSL
Thoracic Medicine Specialist MLTSSL Urologist MLTSSL
Vascular Surgeon MLTSSL

5. Nurse

Occupation Visa Type Occupation Visa Type
Nurse Practitioner MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Aged Care) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Community Health) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Medical) MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Mental Health) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Paediatrics) MLTSSL Registered Nurse (Perioperative) MLTSSL
Registered Nurse (Surgical) MLTSSL Registered Nurses MLTSSL
Midwife MLTSSL

6. Veterinarian

Occupation Visa Type
Veterinarian MLTSSL

7. Surveyor

Occupation Visa Type
Surveyor MLTSSL

8. Cartographer

Occupation Visa Type
Cartographer MLTSSL

9. Social Worker

Occupation Visa Type
Social Worker MLTSSL

10. Chef

Occupation Visa Type

11. Pharmacist

Occupation Visa Type
Hospital Pharmacist MLTSSL
Retail Pharmacist MLTSSL
Industrial Pharmacist MLTSSL


  • Figure out your ANZSCO
  • Check if you are eligible in the Point Selection System
  • Obtain your Skill Assessment Report from the relevant Skill Assessment Authority
  • Register your Expression of Interest (EOI) on Skill Select (from creating a profile in the Skill Select Portal to submitting your declaration form)
  • Apply for state sponsorship under Subclass 190/491, if required
  • Obtain Blood relative sponsorship under Subclass 491, if required
  • If EOI is approved, receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA)
  • Initiate your Visa processing with the Department of Home Affairs, Australia
  • Submit Health and Character certificates
  • Get your Visa


  • Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)
  • Skilled Nominated Visa (Subclass 190)
  • Skilled Work Regional Provisional Visa (Subclass 491)


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  • Higher wages & spirited quality of living
  • Political stability
  • Greater focus on independent & vocational training courses at the College/University level
  • Age:
    Age Points
    18-24 years 25
    25-32 years 30
    33-39 years 25
    40-44 years 15
    45 and above 0

     English proficiency:

    Criteria Points
    Superior (8/79 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 20
    Proficient (7/65 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 10
    Competent (6/50 on each band in IELTS/PTE Academic) 0

    Australian Work experience: 

    01 year Australian 5
    03 years Australian 10
    05 years Australian 15

    Overseas Work Experience:

    03 years overseas 5
    05 years overseas 10
    08 years overseas of past 10 years 15

    Qualifications (Australian or overseas):

    Offshore recognized apprenticeship 10
    AQFIII/IV completed in Australia 10
    Diploma completed in Australia 10
    Bachelor Degree (including a Honours or Masters) 15
    PhD. 20

     Recognition of Australian Study:

    Minimum 02 years full time 5


    Never Married/Single 10
    Partner Skills (Skill Assessment + Language) 10
    Professional year 5
    Specialist education qualification (STEM) 10
    Credentialled community language (NAATI) 5
    Sponsorship by State or Territory Government (SC 190) 5
    Sponsorship by family or State or Territory Government to regional Australia (SC 491) 15
    Study in a regional area 5

    Skill Assessing Authority: verifies that your abilities meet the requirements necessary to function in a certain occupation.

    The total list of eligible skilled jobs includes 4 occupational lists that cover all relevant occupations, every evaluating authority has unique assessment practices, deadlines, and fees.

    For some visa subclasses (and streams), obtaining a valid skill evaluation is required, whereas it may be requested for other visa subclasses.

     The Skill Assessment Authorities are responsible to inform the applicant on:

    • What education is required?
    • How much minimum work experience is required?
    • What is the English language proficiency requirement?
    • Certify the applicant as a professional for the particular ANZSCO
    • GETTING YOUR SKILL ASSESSMENT DONE!Approach the appropriate Skill Assessing Authority:

      By establishing which skills assessing authority is acceptable for your stated occupation, prepare your skills assessment well in advance of applying for the visa.

      Receive your assessment:

      Provide a verified scan of the required skills evaluation with your visa application.


      Assessing Authorities

      In total, 42 authorities go through competence assessments.

      which the top five are:


      Biggest Skills Assessment Authority in Australia

      Engineers Australia:

      performs a variety of tasks on behalf of Australia’s engineering community.

      ACS- Australian Computer Society:

      Major organization representing the IT community in Australia with over 40,000 members

      AITSL- Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited

      Acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Australian continent’s lands, oceans, nations, and waterways.

      AIMS- Australian Institute for medical scientists

      The top professional organization for Australian medical and clinical scientists

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