Queensland Skilled Occupation List

Queensland Skilled Occupation List

Queensland Skilled Occupation List

QSOL List

The QSOL is the Queensland Skilled Occupations List

The QSOL represents all the occupation currently in demand in Queensland and is updated regularly. As well as publishing a list of occupation sin demand on the QSOL the State of Queensland also add extra criteria against certain occupations so they get out of immigration exactly the skills they need for the State.

QSOL List 2024 for applicants not in Australia

ANZSCO codeOccupationSubclass 491Subclass 190Specialisations and other requirements<
131112Sales and Marketing ManagerRequire 70 points
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
133513Production Manager (Mining)
232212Surveyor
232213Marketing SpecialistRequire 70 points
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
233212Geotechnical EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
233213Quantity Surveyor
233214Structural EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
233215Transport EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
233911Aeronautical EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
233912Agricultural Engineer
233913Biomedical EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
233915Environmental EngineerRequire registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
234711Veterinarian
241111Early Childcare TeacherRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
241213Primary School TeacherRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241311Middle School TeacherRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241411Secondary School TeacherRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241511Special Needs TeacherRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241512Teacher of the Hearing ImpairedRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241513Teacher of the Sight ImpairedRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241599Special Education Teacher necRequire 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
251211Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
251212Medical Radiation Therapist
251213Nuclear Medicine Technologist
251214Sonographer
251411Optometrist
252411Occupational Therapist
252511Physiotherapist
252611Podiatrist
253411Psychiatrist
253915Pathologist
253917Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
253918Radiation Oncologist
254111Midwife
254411Nurse Practitioner
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254413Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254417Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254425Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
254499Registered Nurses necRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
261314Software TesterRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
263211ICT Quality Assurance EngineerRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
263212ICT Support EngineerRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
263213ICT Systems Test EngineerRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
271311Solicitor
272499Social Professionals nec
272511Social Worker
272612Recreation Officer
272613Welfare Worker
312113Building Inspector
312199Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec
312611Safety Inspector
312911Maintenance Planner
312912Metallurgical or Material Technician
312913Mine Deputy
312913Building & Engineering Technician nec
313111Hardware TechnicianRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
313112ICT Customer Support OfficerRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with skills assessments
313113Web AdministratorRequire 80 points;
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with skills assessments
321111Automotive Electrician
321211Motor Mechanic (General)
321212Diesel Motor Mechanic
321213Motorcycle Mechanic
321214Small Engine Mechanic
322211Sheetmetal Trades Worker
323211Fitter (General)
323212Fitter and Turner
324111Panelbeater
324211Vehicle Body Builder
324211Vehicle Trimmer
331111Bricklayer
332211Painting Trades Worker
333211Fibrous Plasterer
334111Plumber (General)
334112Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
334113Drainer
334114Gasfitter
334115Roof Plumber
342111Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
351311ChefRequire 70 points; Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years – 190 OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years – 491 – must have 5 STAR Hotel experience or high-end restaurant experience
351411CookRequire 70 points; Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years – 190 OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years – 491
394111Cabinetmaker
411213Dental TechnicianRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
411711Community WorkerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
411712Disabilities Services OfficerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
411713Family Support WorkerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
411715Residential Care OfficerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
411716Youth WorkerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years

Requirement for Queensland Nomination (Offshore application)

  • have a points score of at least 65
  • have a positive skills assessment
  • be under 45
  • meet minimum English language requirement
  • have an occupation on the QSOL
  • provide evidence that you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • commit to living and working in Queensland for 2 years

QSOL Queensland List for applicants currently living and working in Queensland

ANZSCO codeOccupationSubclass 491Subclass 190Specialisations and other requirements
121111Aquaculture Farmer
121211Cotton Grower
121212Flower Grower
121213Fruit or Nut Grower
121215Grape Grower
121217Sugar Cane Grower
121221Vegetable Grower
121299Crop Farmers nec
121311Apiarist
121312Beef Cattle Farmer
121313Dairy Cattle Farmer
121314Deer Farmer
121315Goat Farmer
121316Horse Breeder
121317Mixed Livestock Farmer
121318Pig Farmer
121321Poultry Farmer
121322Sheep Farmer
121399Livestock Farmers nec
121411Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer
131112Sales and Marketing ManagerRequire 70 points
131113Advertising ManagerRequire 70 points
131114Public Relations Manager
132111Corporate Services Manager
132211Finance ManagerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland)
132411Policy and Planning Manager
133111Construction Project Manager
133112Project Builder
133211Engineering Manager
133511Production Manager (Forestry)
133512Production Manager (Manufacturing)
133513Production Manager (Mining)
133612Procurement Manager
139915Sports Administrator
134111Child Care Centre Manager
134212Nursing Clinical Director
134213Primary Health Organisation Manager
134214Welfare Centre Manager
134299Health and Welfare Services Managers nec
139911Arts Administrator or Manager
139912Environmental Manager
139913Laboratory Manager
139914Quality Assurance Manager
139999Specialist Managers nec
141111Cafe or Restaurant ManagerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) -190, OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland) – 491
141211Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager
141311Hotel or Motel Manager
141999Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec
149413Transport Company Manager
211112Dancer or Choreographer
212111Artistic Director
211212Music Director
211213Musician (Instrumental)
212411CopywriterRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
212412Newspaper or Periodical EditorRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
212413Print JournalistRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
212415Technical WriterRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
212416Television JournalistRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
212499Journalists and Other Writers necRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
221211Company Secretary
222211Financial Market Dealer
222213Stockbroking Dealer
222299Financial Dealers nec
223112Recruitment Consultant
223211ICT TrainerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
224111Actuary
224112Mathematician
224113Statistician
224212Gallery or Museum Curator
224213Health Information Manager
224214Records Manager
224311Economist
224412Policy Analyst
224511Land Economist
224711Management Consultant
224712Organisation and Methods Analyst
224912Liaison Officer
224914Patents Examiner
224999Information and Organisation Professionals nec
225113Marketing SpecialistRequire 70 points
225311Public Relations Professional
231111Aeroplane Pilot
231113Flying Instructor
231114Helicopter Pilot
232111Architect
232212Surveyor
232213Cartographer
232214Other Spatial Scientist
232511Interior Designer
233111Chemical Engineer
233112Materials Engineer
233211Civil Engineer
233212Geotechnical Engineer
233213Quantity Surveyor
233214Structural Engineer
233215Transport Engineer
233311Electrical Engineer
233511Industrial Engineer
233512Mechanical Engineer
233513Production or Plant Engineer
233611Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)
233612Petroleum Engineer
233911Aeronautical Engineer
233912Agricultural Engineer
233913Biomedical Engineer
233914Engineering TechnologistRequire 70 points
233915Environmental Engineer
233916Naval Architect
233999Engineering Professionals nec
234111Agricultural Consultant
234112Agricultural Scientist
234113Forester
234211Chemist
234212Food Technologist
234213Wine Maker
234311Conservation Officer
234312Environmental Consultant
234313Environmental Research Scientist
234399Environmental Scientists nec
234411Geologist
234412Geophysicist
234413Hydrogeologist
234511Life Scientist (General)
234513Biochemist
234514Biotechnologist
234515Botanist
234516Marine Biologist
234517Microbiologist
234518Zoologist
234611Medical Laboratory Scientist
234711Veterinarian
234599Life Scientist nec
234911Conservator
234912Metallurgist
234913Meteorologist
234914Physicist
234999Natural & Physical Science Prof nec
241111Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher
241213Primary School TeacherRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241311Middle School TeacherRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241411Secondary School TeacherRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241511Special Needs TeacherRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241512Teacher of the Hearing ImpairedRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241513Teacher of the Sight ImpairedRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
241599Special Education Teacher necRequire registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
242111University LecturerRequire 70 points; and
PhD
251211Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
251212Medical Radiation Therapist
251213Nuclear Medicine Technologist
251214Sonographer
251311Environmental Health Officer
251312Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
251411Optometrist
251412Orthoptist
251511Hospital Pharmacist
251512Industrial Pharmacist
251513Retail Pharmacist
251911Health Promotion Officer
251912Orthotist or Prosthetist
251999Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec
252311Dental Specialist
252312Dentist
252411Occupational Therapist
252511Physiotherapist
252611Podiatrist
252711Audiologist
252712Speech Pathologist
253111General Practitioner
253112Resident Medical Officer
253211Anaesthetist
253311Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
253312Cardiologist
253313Clinical Haematologist
253314Medical Oncologist
253315Endocrinologist
253316Gastroenterologist
253317Intensive Care Specialist
253318Neurologist
253321Paediatrician
253322Renal Medicine Specialist
253323Rheumatologist
253324Thoracic Medicine Specialist
253399Specialist Physicians nec
253411Psychiatrist
253511Surgeon (General)
253512Cardiothoracic Surgeon
253513Neurosurgeon
253514Orthopaedic Surgeon
253515Otorhinolaryngologist
253516Paediatric Surgeon
253517Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
253518Urologist
253521Vascular Surgeon
253911Dermatologist
253912Emergency Medicine Specialist
253913Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
253914Ophthalmologist
253915Pathologist
253917Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
253918Radiation Oncologist
253999Medical Practitioners nec
254111Midwife
254411Nurse Practitioner
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
254413Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
254417Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)
254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)
254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)
254425Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)
254499Registered Nurses nec
261211Multimedia SpecialistRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
261212Web DeveloperRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
261314Software TesterRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263112Network AdministratorRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263113Network AnalystRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263211ICT Quality Assurance EngineerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263212ICT Support EngineerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263213ICT Systems Test EngineerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
263299ICT Support and Test Engineers necRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
271111Barrister
271311Solicitor
272111Careers Counsellor
272112Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
272113Family and Marriage Counsellor
272114Rehabilitation Counsellor
272115Student Counsellor
272199Counsellors nec
272311Clinical Psychologist
272312Educational Psychologist
272313Organisational Psychologist
272314Psychotherapist
272399Psychologists nec
272412Interpreter
272499Social Professionals nec
272511Social Worker
272611Community Arts Worker
272612Recreation Officer
272613Welfare Worker
311111Agricultural Technician
311211Anaesthetic Technician
311212Cardiac Technician
311213Medical Laboratory Technician
311214Operating Theatre Technician
311215Pharmacy Technician
311216Pathology Collector
311299Medical Technicians nec
311312Meat Inspector
311399Primary Products Inspectors nec
311411Chemistry Technician
311412Earth Science Technician
311413Life Science Technician
311499Science Technicians nec
312113Building Inspector
312114Construction Estimator
312116Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
312199Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec
312211Civil Engineering Draftsperson
312611Safety Inspector
312911Maintenance Planner
312912Metallurgical or Materials Technician
312913Mine Deputy
312999Building and Engineering Technicians nec
313111Hardware TechnicianRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
313112ICT Customer Support OfficerRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
313113Web AdministratorRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
313199ICT Support Technicians necRequire 70 points; and
Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
313211Radiocommunications Technician
313213Telecommunications network planner
321111Automotive Electrician
321211Motor Mechanic (General)
321212Diesel Motor Mechanic
321213Motorcycle Mechanic
321214Small Engine Mechanic
322211Sheetmetal Trades Worker
322311Metal Fabricator
322312Pressure Welder
322313Welder (First Class)
323111Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)
323112Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
323113Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)
323211Fitter (General)
323212Fitter and Turner
323213Fitter-Welder
323214Metal Machinist (First Class)
323299Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
323313Locksmith
323314Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
323412Toolmaker
324111Panelbeater
324211Vehicle Body Builder
324212Vehicle Trimmer
331111Bricklayer
331112Stonemason
331211Carpenter and Joiner
331212Carpenter
331213Joiner
332211Painting Trades Worker
333111Glazier
333211Fibrous Plasterer
333212Solid Plasterer
333311Roof Tiler
333411Wall and Floor Tiler
334111Plumber (General)
334112Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
334113Drainer
334114Gasfitter
334115Roof Plumber
341111Electrician (General)
341112Electrician (Special Class)
341113Lift Mechanic
342111Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
342211Electrical Linesworker
342311Business Machine Mechanic
342313Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
342314Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
342315Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)
351111BakerRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) -190, OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland) – 491
351112PastrycookRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) -190, OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland) – 491
351211Butcher or Smallgoods Maker
351311ChefRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) -190, OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland) – 491
351411CookRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) -190, OR Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 1 year (including 3 months in REGIONAL Queensland) – 491
361112Horse Trainer
361311Veterinary Nurse
362212Arborist
362311Greenkeeper
362411Nurseryperson
391111HairdresserRequire minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 3 months in Queensland)
392311Printing Machinist
394111Cabinetmaker
394211Furniture Finisher
394213Wood Machinist
394299Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec
399111Boat Builder and Repairer
399112Shipwright
399212Gas or Petroleum Operator
399213Power Generation Plant Operator
411111Ambulance Officer
411112Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic
411211Dental Hygienist
411213Dental Technician
411214Dental Therapist
411311Diversional Therapist
411411Enrolled Nurse
411611Massage Therapist
411711Community Worker
411712Disabilities Services Officer
411713Family Support Worker
411715Residential Care Officer
411716Youth Worker
452311Diving Instructor (Open Water)
452312Gymnastics Coach or Instructor
452313Horse Riding Coach or Instructor
452315Swimming Coach or Instructor
452316Tennis Coach
452317Other Sports Coach or Instructor
452321Sports Development Officer
452411Footballer

Requirement for Queensland Immigration Onshore Application

  • meet both Australian criteria and Queensland (BSMQ) criteria for your
  • chosen have a points test result of 65 or higher, inclusive of state nomination points
  • have a positive skills assessment
  • be under 45 years
  • meet minimum English language requirement
  • have an occupation on the QSOL
  • provide evidence of full-time employment for the past six months
  • satisfy specialization or other requirements
  • provide evidence of ongoing full-time employment
  • commit to living and working in Queensland for two years

Visas for QSOL Queensland Occupations


Occupations on the QSOL qualify for the following temporary Australia visas

  • 407 Visa – Training visa
  • 491 Visa – Skilled Regional Queensland
  • 485 Visa – Graduate Visa Australia
  • TSS Visa – Work visa Queensland


Occupations on the QSOL qualify for the following Permanent Australia visas

  • 190 Visa – Permanent Residency Queensland
  • Subclass 186 – Direct Entry Queensland

When is the QSOL Updated


The QSOL list is updated regularly throughout the year with no fixed date being given by the State of Queensland

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