Australia Immigration Occupation Ceilings List 2017-18

An occupation ceiling will be applied to invitations to apply to migrate under the points based skilled visas of the General Skilled Migration program. You will not be invited to apply for one of these visas if your occupation has reached its ceiling.

Occupational ceilings do NOT apply to: State or Territory Nominated, Employer Sponsored or Business Innovation and Investment visa subclasses.

  • Last Updated on :- 2017-12-20 Next Draw on: 03-01-2018

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S.no Unit Code Occupation Title Ceiling Value Invitation To Date Quota Left
1 1331 Construction Managers 5400 44 5356
2 1332 Engineering Managers 1155 11 1144
3 1341 Child Care Centre Managers 1000 7 993
4 1342 Health and Welfare Services Managers 1374 11 1363
5 2211 Accountants* 4785 2633 2152
6 2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers* 1327 726 601
7 2241 Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians 1000 25 975
8 2245 Land Economists and Valuers 1000 10 990
9 2321 Architects and Landscape Architects 1474 86 1388
10 2322 Cartographers and Surveyors 1000 21 979
11 2331 Chemical and Materials Engineers 1000 142 858
12 2332 Civil Engineering Professionals 3296 338 2958
13 2333 Electrical Engineers 1042 168 874
14 2334 Electronics Engineers* 1000 420 580
15 2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers* 2178 939 1239
16 2339 Other Engineering Professionals* 1000 501 499
17 2341 Agricultural and Forestry Scientists 1000 54 946
18 2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists 1487 38 1449
19 2347 Veterinarians 1000 16 984
20 2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals 1000 13 987
21 2411 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers 2639 44 2595
22 2414 Secondary School Teachers 7910 150 7760
23 2415 Special Education Teachers 1000 4 996
24 2512 Medical Imaging Professionals 1113 21 1092
25 2514 Optometrists and Orthoptists 1000 9 991
26 2519 Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals 1000 0 1000
27 2521 Chiropractors and Osteopaths 1000 7 993
28 2524 Occupational Therapists 1109 21 1088
29 2525 Physiotherapists 1464 32 1432
30 2526 Podiatrists 1000 4 996
31 2527 Speech Professionals and Audiologists 1000 15 985
32 2531 General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers 3495 91 3404
33 2533 Internal Medicine Specialists 1000 8 992
34 2534 Psychiatrists 1000 3 997
35 2535 Surgeons 1000 8 992
36 2539 Other Medical Practitioners 1000 136 864
37 2541 Midwives 1090 5 1085
38 2544 Registered Nurses 16741 673 16068
39 2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts* 1574 839 735
40 2613 Software and Applications Programmers* 6202 2831 3371
41 2621 Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists 2391 172 2219
42 2631 Computer Network Professionals* 1318 598 720
43 2633 Telecommunications Engineering Professionals 1000 307 693
44 2711 Barristers 1000 0 1000
45 2713 Solicitors 4161 66 4095
46 2723 Psychologists 1750 18 1732
47 2725 Social Workers 1562 89 1473
48 3122 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1000 22 978
49 3123 Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1000 23 977
50 3132 Telecommunications Technical Specialists 1000 9 991
51 3211 Automotive Electricians 1000 0 1000
52 3212 Motor Mechanics 5980 46 5934
53 3222 Sheetmetal Trades Workers 1000 1 999
54 3223 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers 4426 14 4412
55 3232 Metal Fitters and Machinists 5330 16 5314
56 3233 Precision Metal Trades Workers 1000 0 1000
57 3241 Panelbeaters 1344 1 1343
58 3311 Bricklayers and Stonemasons 1271 9 1262
59 3312 Carpenters and Joiners 6968 17 6951
60 3322 Painting Trades Workers 2780 5 2775
61 3331 Glaziers 1000 1 999
62 3332 Plasterers 2103 1 2102
63 3334 Wall and Floor Tilers 1407 0 1407
64 3341 Plumbers 5507 44 5463
65 3411 Electricians 9354 27 9327
66 3421 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics 1427 4 1423
67 3422 Electrical Distribution Trades Workers 1000 1 999
68 3423 Electronics Trades Workers 1878 21 1857
69 3513 Chefs 2675 50 2625
70 3941 Cabinetmakers 1905 2 1903
71 3991 Boat Builders and Shipwrights 1000 0 1000

Source: https://www.border.gov.au/Busi/Empl/skillselect#tab-content-3