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    QSOL

    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 the y need for the State.

    QSOL List for applicants not in Australia

    ANZSCO codeOccupationSubclass 491Subclass 190Specialisations and other requirements<
    131112Sales and Marketing Manager  Require 70 points
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    133513Production Manager (Mining)  
    232212Surveyor  
    232213Marketing Specialist  Require 70 points
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    233212Geotechnical Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    233213Quantity Surveyor  
    233214Structural Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    233215Transport Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    233911Aeronautical Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    233912Agricultural Engineer  
    233913Biomedical Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    233915Environmental Engineer  Require registration with the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
    234711Veterinarian  
    241111Early Childcare Teacher  Require 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
    241213Primary School Teacher  Require 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
    Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241311Middle School Teacher  Require 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
    Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241411Secondary School Teacher  Require 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
    Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241511Special Needs Teacher  Require 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 Impaired  Require 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 Impaired  Require 3 years work experience for 491 and 5 years work experience for 190
    Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241599Special Education Teacher nec  Require 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 nec  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    261314Software Tester  Require 80 points;
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
    263211ICT Quality Assurance Engineer  Require 80 points;
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
    263212ICT Support Engineer  Require 80 points;
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
    263213ICT Systems Test Engineer  Require 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 Technician  Require 80 points;
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with ACS skills assessments
    313112ICT Customer Support Officer  Require 80 points;
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years in accordance with skills assessments
    313113Web Administrator  Require 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  
    351311Chef   Require 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
    351411Cook   Require 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 Technician  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    411711Community Worker  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    411712Disabilities Services Officer  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    411713Family Support Worker  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    411715Residential Care Officer  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years
    411716Youth Worker  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years

    Requirement for Queensland Nomination (Offshore application)

    The requirements for Queensland nomination (offshore) are:

    • 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 Manager  Require 70 points
    131113Advertising Manager  Require 70 points
    131114Public Relations Manager  
    132111Corporate Services Manager  
    132211Finance Manager  Require 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 Manager  Require 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)  
    212411Copywriter  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    212412Newspaper or Periodical Editor  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    212413Print Journalist  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    212415Technical Writer  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    212416Television Journalist  Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 5 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    212499Journalists and Other Writers nec  Require 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 Trainer  Require 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 Specialist  Require 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 Technologist  Require 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 Teacher  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241311Middle School Teacher  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241411Secondary School Teacher  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241511Special Needs Teacher  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241512Teacher of the Hearing Impaired  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241513Teacher of the Sight Impaired  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    241599Special Education Teacher nec  Require registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
    242111University Lecturer  Require 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 Specialist  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
    261212Web Developer  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
    261314Software Tester  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
    263112Network Administrator  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
    263113Network Analyst  Require 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 Engineer  Require 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 Engineer  Require 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 Engineer  Require 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 nec  Require 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 Technician  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    313112ICT Customer Support Officer  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland) in accordance with ACS skills assessment
    313113Web Administrator  Require 70 points; and
    Require minimum post-qualification work experience of 3 years (including 6 months in Queensland)
    313199ICT Support Technicians nec  Require 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)  
    351111Baker  Require 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
    351112Pastrycook  Require 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  
    351311Chef  Require 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
    351411Cook  Require 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  
    391111Hairdresser  Require 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

    The requirements for Queensland nomination (onshore) are:

    • 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