Additional Engineering Occupations added to South Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

To manage South Australia’s COVID recovery response, an additional 24 Engineering occupations will be open to applicants currently residing offshore from Tuesday 2 November 2021. 

The minimum requirements for state nomination for these occupations include:

  • You must have at least eight years work experience in the nominated or closely related occupation
  • You must demonstrate a Superior English level, unless you hold an eligible passport from a country where the primary language is English (the United Kingdom, the United States of America, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada)
  • You must score at least 85 points for the Skilled Work Regional visa (subclass 491) in the Department of Home Affairs’ points test

Full requirements for each occupation will be shown on South Australia’s Skilled Occupation List from 10am, ACST, Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Registration of Interest

For South Australian state nomination, prospective applicants must meet the Department of Home Affairs requirements, state-specific occupation requirements and have skills in an occupation that is available on the South Australian Skilled Occupation List. Offshore applicants meeting the minimum published requirements can lodge a Registration of Interest (RoI) from 10am, ACST, Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Full details of South Australia’s state nomination requirements can be viewed here.

Please note that state nomination is a competitive process. There is no guarantee of receiving an invitation to apply for state nomination after lodging an RoI, even if the minimum requirements are satisfied. South Australia cannot indicate the likelihood of invitation or answer enquiries on this matter.

How to apply

For further information on eligibility requirements, the selection process and how to apply please contact us at and one of our experienced agents will get back to you.