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MODL: Migration Occupations in Demand List

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The MODL has now been revoked and will no longer play a part in the Australian visa application process. The MODL has now been revoked and will no longer play a part in the Australian visa application process. Please refer to the Skilled Occupation List for details of which occupations will be eligible under the updated General Skilled Migration program.

As a result of the Australian visa changes introduced on 8 February, 2010, the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) is now revoked. Therefore, anyone who has not already lodged their skilled Australian visa application will not receive additional points on the basis of their nominated occupation being on the MODL.

This page has been kept for posterity for the timebeing, but please note that nominating any of the occupations below will now have no impact on your Australian skilled visa Points Test.

The MODL was subdivided by the following categories:

Migration Occupations in Demand List

Managers and Administrators
Occupations ASCO Code
Child Care Coordinator 1295-11
Engineering Manager 1221-11
Occupations ASCO Code
Accountant 2211-11
Anaesthetist 2312-11
Architect 2121-11
Chemical Engineer 2129-17
Civil Engineer 2124-11
Computing Professional [specialising in C++/C#/C] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in CISSP] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in Data Warehousing] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in Java] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in J2EE] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in Linux] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in .Net technologies] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in Network Security/Firewall/Internet Security] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in Oracle] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in PeopleSoft] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in SAP] 2231-79
Computing Professional [specialising in SIEBEL (especially Siebel Analytic)] 2231-79
Computing Professional - Solaris 2231-79
Computing Professional - Unix 2231-79
Dental Specialist 2381-13
Dentist 2381-11
Dermatologist 2312-13
Electrical Engineer 2125-11
Electronics Engineer 2125-13
Emergency Medicine Specialist 2312-15
External Auditor 2212-11
General Medical Practitioner 2311-11
Hospital Pharmacist 2382-11
Mechanical Engineer 2126-11
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 2391-11
Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) 2127-11
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 2312-17
Occupational Therapist 2383-11
Optometrist 2384-11
Ophthalmologist 2312-19
Paediatrician 2312-21
Pathologist 2312-23
Petroleum Engineer 2127-13
Physiotherapist 2385-11
Podiatrist 2388-11
Psychiatrist 2312-27
Quantity Surveyor 2122-11
Radiologist 2312-29
Registered Mental Health Nurse 2325-11
Registered Midwife 2324-11
Registered Nurse 2323-11
Retail Pharmacist 2382-15
Specialist Medical Practitioners(not elsewhere classified) 2312-79
Specialist Physician 2312-25
Speech Pathologist 2386-11
Sonographer 2391-17
Surgeon 2312-31
Surveyor 2123-13
Associate Professionals
Chef (excluding Commis Chef) 3322-11 (part)
Dental Technician 3492-15
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics) 4114-15
Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical) 4114-11
Automotive Electrician 4212-11
Baker 4512-11
Binder and Finisher 4913-11
Boat Builder and Repairer 4982-11
Bricklayer 4414-11
Cabinetmaker 4922-11
Carpenter 4411-13
Carpenter and Joiner 4411-11
Cook 4513-11
Drainer 4431-15
Electrical Powerline Tradesperson 4313-11
Electrician [Special Class] 4311-13
Electronic Equipment Tradesperson 4315-11
Fibrous Plasterer 4412-11
Fitter 4112-11
Floor Finisher 4423-11
Furniture Finisher 4929-13
Furniture Upholsterer 4942-11
Gasfitter 4431-13
General Electrician 4311-11
General Plumber 4431-11
Hairdresser 4931-11
Joiner 4411-15
Landscape Gardener 4623-13
Lift Mechanic 4311-15
Locksmith [safemaker] 4115-15
Mechanical Services and Air Conditioning Plumber 4431-19
Metal Fabricator [Boilermaker] 4122-11
Metal Machinist [First Class] 4112-13
Motor Mechanic 4211-11
Optical Mechanic 4999-11
Painter and Decorator 4421-11
Panel Beater 4213-11
Pastry Cook 4512-13
Pressure Welder 4122-13
Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic 4312-11
Roof Plumber 4431-17
Roof Slater and Tiler 4413-11
Solid Plasterer 4415-11
Sheetmetal Worker [First Class] 4124-11
Stonemason 4416-13
Toolmaker 4113-11
Tree Surgeon 4623-15
Vehicle Body Maker 4215-11
Vehicle Painter 4214-11
Wall and Floor Tiler 4416-11
Welder [First Class] 4122-15