Regional Occupation List (ROL)

Regional Occupation List (ROL)


Regional Occupation List (ROL) includes a set of skilled occupations determined by the Department of Employment (DoE) and the Department of Home Affairs and is reviewed every six months.

This list is complementary to both the Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). These three lists combine and form the Skilled Occupation List (SOL)

Occupations appearing on the ROL can be used for a visa application for one of the following visa types:

  • 187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494) – Employer sponsored stream

The Occupation in this group include:

horse breeder 121316 VETASSESS
public relations manager 131114 AIM
policy and planning manager 132411 VETASSESS
project builder 133112 VETASSESS
procurement manager 133612 AIM
medical administrator 134211 VETASSESS
regional education manager 134412 VETASSESS
sports administrator 139915 VETASSESS
caravan park and camping ground manager 141211 VETASSESS
post office manager 142115 VETASSESS
amusement centre manager 149111 VETASSESS
fitness centre manager 149112 VETASSESS
sports centre manager 149113 VETASSESS
cinema or theatre manager 149912 VETASSESS
financial institution branch manager 149914 VETASSESS
human resource adviser 223111 VETASSESS
workplace relations adviser 223113 VETASSESS
policy analyst 224412 VETASSESS
liaison officer 224912 VETASSESS
market research analyst 225112 VETASSESS
aeroplane pilot 231111 CASA
flying instructor 231113 VETASSESS
helicopter pilot 231114 CASA
ship’s master 231213 AMSA
multimedia designer 232413 VETASSESS
wine maker 234213 VETASSESS
conservation officer 234311 VETASSESS
exercise physiologist 234915 VETASSESS
vocational education teacher 242211 See subsection 10(2)
environmental health officer 251311 VETASSESS
intellectual property lawyer 271214 VETASSESS
translator 272413 NAATI
community arts worker 272611 VETASSESS
agricultural technician 311111 VETASSESS
operating theatre technician 311214 VETASSESS
pathology collector 311216 AIMS
construction estimator 312114 VETASSESS
surveying or spatial science technician 312116 VETASSESS
mechanical engineering draftsperson 312511 Engineers Australia
safety inspector 312611 VETASSESS
maintenance planner 312911 VETASSESS
building and engineering technicians (nec) 312999 VETASSESS or Engineers Australia
vehicle painter 324311 TRA
floor finisher 332111 TRA
electrical linesworker 342211 TRA
zookeeper 361114 VETASSESS
nurseryperson 362411 TRA
gas or petroleum operator 399212 TRA
dental hygienist 411211 VETASSESS
dental therapist 411214 VETASSESS
emergency service worker 441211 VETASSESS
driving instructor 451211 VETASSESS
funeral workers (nec) 451399 VETASSESS
flight attendant 451711 VETASSESS
first aid trainer 451815 VETASSESS
jockey 452413 TRA
clinical coder 599915 VETASSESS
property manager 612112 VETASSESS
real estate representative 612115 VETASSESS


The objective of the ROL definition is to make sure the skills demands in the regional Australia can be met by inviting highly-skilled migrants in those occupations.  The list is used to qualify potential migrants for various skilled migration visas. The above is a snapshot of the ROL at the time this document being generated, and for the most up-to-date list, please refer to Skilled Occupation List by Department of Home Affairs and consult our team at Ausdirect Migration to discuss your eligibility.

Skilled Migration is a very competitive process in the current climate. Contact us today to tailor the best suitable option(s) for your migration, and we will assist you in navigating every step of the process during the journey.

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