South Australia Offshore Occupation List and Requirements

During Covid-19, while other states and territories in Australia have closed their migration programs to offshore applicants, South Australia is offering close to 100 occupations for offshore applicants. Generally, the requirements for offshore applicants are higher than those who are applying in Australia. Here, we go through the general requirements that you have to meet if you are applying from outside Australia and the occupations eligible for the offshore stream.

General Requirements

Higher criteria are set for offshore applicants. In order to be eligible for offshore stream, applicant must meet the following requirements (besides other requirements of the Department of Home Affairs):

  • Have an occupation included in the occupation list eligible for offshore stream
  • Higher English requirement: at least Proficient plus or Superior. Please refer to the list below for English requirement of each occupation.
  • Have at least 5 years or 8 years of work experience in the occupation or related occupation, depending on your nominated occupation.

Offshore applicants can only apply for nomination of subclass 491 visa.

For reference, the following table shows the English requirements:

Competent Proficient Plus Superior
Listening
IELTS 6
OET B
TOEFL iBT 12
PTE Academic 50
CAE 169
IELTS 7.5
OET B
TOEFL iBT 27
PTE Academic 73
CAE 191
IELTS 8
OET A
TOEFL iBT 28
PTE Academic 79
CAE 200
Reading
IELTS 6
OET B
TOEFL iBT 13
PTE Academic 50
CAE 169
IELTS 7.5
OET B
TOEFL iBT 27
PTE Academic 73
CAE 191
IELTS 8
OET A
TOEFL iBT 29
PTE Academic 79
CAE 200
Writing
IELTS 6
OET B
TOEFL iBT 21
PTE Academic 50
CAE 169
IELTS 7.5
OET B
TOEFL iBT 29
PTE Academic 73
CAE 191
IELTS 8
OET A
TOEFL iBT 30
PTE Academic 79
CAE 200
Speaking
IELTS 6
OET B
TOEFL iBT 18
PTE Academic 50
CAE 169
IELTS 7.5
OET B
TOEFL iBT 24
PTE Academic 73
CAE 191
IELTS 8
OET A
TOEFL iBT 26
PTE Academic 79
CAE 200
Overall
IELTS 6
OET  N/A
TOEFL iBT 60
PTE Academic 50
CAE 169
IELTS 7.5
OET N/A
TOEFL iBT 102
PTE Academic 73
CAE 191
IELTS 8
OET N/A
TOEFL iBT 110
PTE Academic 79
CAE 200

South Australia Offshore Occupation List

ANZCO Occupation Point English Years of Experience
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower 65 Proficient Plus 8
121216 Mixed Crop Famer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121221 Vegetable Grower 65 Proficient Plus 8
121299 Crop Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121311 Apiarist 65 Proficient Plus 8
121312 Beef Cattle Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121318 Pig Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121321 Poultry Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121322 Sheep Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
121399 Livestock Farmers nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer 65 Proficient Plus 8
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
131113 Advertising Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
131114 Public Relations Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
132111 Corporate Services Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
132311 Human Resource Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
132411 Policy and Planning Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
132511 Research and Development Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
133111 Construction Project Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
133112 Project Builder 65 Proficient Plus 8
133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) 65 Proficient Plus 8
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
133612 Procurement Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
134111 Child Care Centre Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
139912 Environmental Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
139913 Laboratory Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
139914 Quality Assurance Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
149212 Customer Service Manager 65 Proficient Plus 8
223111 Human Resource Adviser 65 Proficient Plus 8
223112 Recruitment Consultant 65 Proficient Plus 8
224113 Statistician 65 Proficient Plus 8
224711 Management Consultant 65 Proficient Plus 8
224712 Organisation & Methods Analyst 65 Proficient Plus 8
224912 Liaison Officer 65 Proficient Plus 8
224999 Information & Organisation Professionals nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
225111 Advertising Specialist 65 Proficient Plus 8
225112 Market Research Analyst 65 Proficient Plus 8
225113 Marketing Specialist 65 Proficient Plus 8
225311 Public Relations Professional 65 Proficient Plus 8
225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
232212 Surveyor 65 Proficient Plus 8
232214 Other Spatial Scientist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234111 Agricultural Consultant 65 Proficient Plus 8
234112 Agricultural Scientist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234212 Food Technologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234311 Conservation Officer 65 Proficient Plus 8
234312 Environmental Consultant 65 Proficient Plus 8
234313 Environmental Research Scientist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234399 Environmental Scientist Nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
234411 Geologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234412 Geophysicist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234413 Hydrogeologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234511 Life Scientist (General) 65 Proficient Plus 8
234513 Biochemist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234514 Biotechnologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234515 Botanist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234516 Marine Biologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234517 Microbiologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234518 Zoologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234599 Life Scientist nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234711 Veterinarian 65 Proficient Plus 8
234911 Conservator 65 Proficient Plus 8
234912 Metallurgist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234913 Meteorologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234914 Physicist (non-medical) 65 Proficient Plus 8
234915 Exercise Physiologist 65 Proficient Plus 8
234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec 65 Proficient Plus 8
252411 Occupational Therapist 80 Superior 5
252511 Physiotherapist 80 Superior 5
252711 Audiologist 80 Superior 5
252712 Speech Pathologist 80 Superior 5
312113 Building Inspector 80 Proficient Plus 5
312114 Construction Estimator 80 Proficient Plus 5
312911 Maintenance Planner 80 Proficient Plus 5
321111 Automotive Electrician 65 Competent 5
321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 65 Competent 5
231212 Diesel Motor Mechanic 65 Competent 5
322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker 65 Competent 5
322311 Metal Fabricator 65 Competent 5
322312 Pressure Welder 65 Competent 5
322313 Welder (First Class) 65 Competent 5
323211 Fitter (General) 65 Competent 5
323213 Fitter and Turner 65 Competent 5
323213 Fitter – Welder 65 Competent 5
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class) 65 Competent 5
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec 65 Competent 5
324111 Panelbeater 65 Competent 5
331111 Bricklayer 65 Competent 5
331112 Stonemason 65 Competent 5
331211 Carpenter and Joiner 65 Competent 5
331212 Carpenter 65 Competent 5
331213 Joiner 65 Competent 5
332111 Floor Finisher 65 Competent 5
332211 Painting Trades Worker 65 Competent 5
333111 Glazier 65 Competent 5
3332111 Fibrous Plasterer 65 Competent 5
333212 Solid Plaster 65 Competent 5
333311 Roof Tiler 65 Competent 5
333411 Wall and Floor Tiler 65 Competent 5
362212 Arborist 65 Competent 5
362213 Landscape Gardener 65 Competent 5
394111 Cabinetmaker 65 Competent 5

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