New Occupation ceilings for the 2016-17 programme year

New Occupation ceilings for the  2016-17 programme year | Australian Skilled Migration

The Department of Home Affairs ( has released the new occupation ceilings for the 2016-2017 programme year for each occupation on the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) by four-digit ANZSCO code unit group, and the number of invitations that will issued in this programme year.

Occupation IDDescriptionOccupation Ceiling Value 2016-2017
1331Construction Managers5289
1332Engineering Managers1407
1335Production Managers3368
1341Child Care Centre Managers1000
1342Health and Welfare Services Managers1177
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers1413
2241Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians1000
2245Land Economists and Valuers1035
2312Marine Transport Professionals1000
2321Architects and Landscape Architects1391
2322Cartographers and Surveyors1000
2331Chemical and Materials Engineers1000
2332Civil Engineering Professionals2174
2333Electrical Engineers1254
2334Electronics Engineers1000
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers1539
2339Other Engineering Professionals1000
2341Agricultural and Forestry Scientists1000
2346Medical Laboratory Scientists1602
2349Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals1000
2411Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers1822
2414Secondary School Teachers8032
2415Special Education Teachers1126
2512Medical Imaging Professionals1000
2514Optometrists and Orthoptists1000
2519Orthotist or Prosthetist1000
2521Chiropractors and Osteopaths1000
2524Occupational Therapists1000
2527Speech Professionals and Audiologists1000
2531General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers3495
2533Internal Medicine Specialists1000
2539Other Medical Practitioners1315
2544Registered Nurses16346
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts1482
2613Software and Applications Programmers5662
2631Computer Network Professionals1426
2633Telecommunications Engineering Professionals1000
2725Social Workers1783
3122Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3123Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3132Telecommunications Technical Specialists1000
3211Automotive Electricians1000
3212Motor Mechanics5597
3222Sheetmetal Trades Workers1000
3223Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers4466
3232Metal Fitters and Machinists6677
3233Precision Metal Trades Workers1000
3311Bricklayers and Stonemasons1751
3312Carpenters and Joiners7718
3322Painting Trades Workers2871
3334Wall and Floor Tilers1475
3421Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics1701
3422Electrical Distribution Trades Workers1000
3423Electronics Trades Workers1993
3991Boat Builders and Shipwrights1000






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