Results for latest skill select round that took place on 20th September have been released. The minimum required score continues to decline where accountants with score on or above 85 points were eligible for receiving invitation. NSW has also released list of Priority Skilled Occupations List for the year 2017-18.
The nomination round for Skilled Nominated 190 Visa is expecting to start so.
NSW Priority Skilled Occupations List:
This year a lot of 190 nominations has been released by NSW and expected to resume this process soon in upcoming weeks. The list released by NSW is quite similar as the list of Independent and Family Sponsored visas (IFSOL).
But, in the new list, several occupations have been added and several were removed. Let’s take a brief look into this.
Newly Added Occupations:
- Architectural Draftsperson
- Butcher or Small goods Maker
- Chemical, Electronics, Industrial, Production and Plant Engineers
- Civil Engineering Technicians
- Enrolled Nurse
- ICT Security Specialists
Agricultural Engineers, Consultants and Foresters
- Boat Builders and Shipwrights
- Chiropractor and Osteopaths
- Dental Technician
- Electrical and electronics trades including Electrician (Special Class), Radio Communications Technicians, Electronic Instrument Trades Workers, Cable Jointers and Telecommunications Field Engineers.
- Medical practitioner specializations such as Cardiologists, General Practitioners, Surgeons
- Mining Engineers
- Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
- Speech Pathologists
- Surveyors, Cartographers and Other Spatial Scientists
- Special education teachers including teachers of the hearing and sight impaired
A brief look into the 20 September Skill Select Invitation Round:
|Occupation/Subclass ||Points Required ||Waiting Time ||Invitations - 15 Mar ||Running Total ||Target ||Places Remaining ||% Filled |
Non Pro Rata
|189 Skilled Independent ||65 ||Next round ||1750 ||7500 || || || |
|489 Family Sponsored ||60 ||Next round ||47 ||569 || || || |
Pro Rata Occupations
|Accountants ||85 ||Next round ||239 ||1434 ||4785 ||3351 ||30.0% |
|Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers ||75 ||8 weeks ||66 ||396 ||1327 ||931 ||29.8% |
|Computer Network Professionals ||65 ||30 weeks ||65 ||390 ||1318 ||928 ||29.6% |
|Electronics Engineer ||65 ||9 weeks ||50 ||300 ||1000 ||700 ||30.0% |
|ICT Business and System Analysts ||70 ||14 weeks ||78 ||468 ||1574 ||1106 ||29.7% |
|Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers ||65 ||31 weeks ||108 ||648 ||2178 ||1530 ||29.8% |
|Other Engineering Professionals ||70 ||Next round ||50 ||300 ||1000 ||700 ||30.0% |
|Software and Applications Programmers ||65 ||25 weeks ||310 ||1860 ||6202 ||4342 ||30.0% |
In the latest nomination round, the accountant invitation process was much unexpected where other occupations were at expected point-scale. Although NSW has reduced the priority skilled occupations list but we can still expect some great opportunities in state nomination.
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