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Appendix 6 - List of Skilled Occupations

The occupations listed below under part A, part B, and part C may be considered skilled employment providing the requirements at SM7.10.1 (a), (b), or (c) are met.

Part A

Skill Level One Occupations

221111 Accountant (General)

211111 Actor

211199 Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers nec

224111 Actuary

252211 Acupuncturist

131113 Advertising Manager

225111 Advertising Specialist

233911 Aeronautical Engineer

231111 Aeroplane Pilot

234111 Agricultural Consultant

233912 Agricultural Engineer

234112 Agricultural Scientist

231112 Air Traffic Controller

231199 Air Transport Professionals nec

253211 Anaesthetist

261311 Analyst Programmer

121311 Apiarist

121111 Aquaculture Farmer

272414 Archaeologist

232111 Architect

224211 Archivist

212311 Art Director (Film, Television or Stage)

249211 Art Teacher (Private Tuition)

212111 Artistic Director

139911 Arts Administrator or Manager

252711 Audiologist

212211 Author

271111 Barrister

121312 Beef Cattle Farmer

234513 Biochemist

233913 Biomedical Engineer

234514 Biotechnologist

212212 Book or Script Editor

234515 Botanist

253312 Cardiologist

253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon

272111 Careers Counsellor

232213 Cartographer

233111 Chemical Engineer

234211 Chemist

111111 Chief Executive or Managing Director

135111 Chief Information Officer

134111 Child Care Centre Manager

252111 Chiropractor

233211 Civil Engineer

253313 Clinical Haematologist

272311 Clinical Psychologist

139111 Commissioned Defence Force Officer

139112 Commissioned Fire Officer

139113 Commissioned Police Officer

272611 Community Arts Worker

221211 Company Secretary

252299 Complementary Health Therapists nec

211211 Composer

263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer

234311 Conservation Officer

234911 Conservator

133111 Construction Project Manager

212411 Copywriter

111211 Corporate General Manager

132111 Corporate Services Manager

221212 Corporate Treasurer

121211 Cotton Grower

272199 Counsellors nec

121299 Crop Farmers nec

121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer

249212 Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)

211112 Dancer or Choreographer

262111 Database Administrator

121314 Deer Farmer

111212 Defence Force Senior Officer

252311 Dental Specialist

252312 Dentist

253911 Dermatologist

261312 Developer Programmer

253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist

251111 Dietitian

212312 Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)

212313 Director of Photography

249213 Drama Teacher (Private Tuition)

272112 Drug and Alcohol Counsellor

241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher

224311 Economist

249111 Education Adviser

134499 Education Managers nec

249112 Education Reviewer

272312 Educational Psychologist

224911 Electorate Officer

233311 Electrical Engineer

233411 Electronics Engineer

253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist

253315 Endocrinologist

133211 Engineering Manager

233999 Engineering Professionals nec

233914 Engineering Technologist

211113 Entertainer or Variety Artist

234312 Environmental Consultant

233915 Environmental Engineer

251311 Environmental Health Officer

139912 Environmental Manager

234313 Environmental Research Scientist

234399 Environmental Scientists nec

234915 Exercise Physiologist

221213 External Auditor

134411 Faculty Head

272113 Family and Marriage Counsellor

232311 Fashion Designer

121214 Field Crop Grower

212314 Film and Video Editor

212399 Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors nec

132211 Finance Manager

222299 Financial Dealers nec

222311 Financial Investment Adviser

222312 Financial Investment Manager

222211 Financial Market Dealer

121212 Flower Grower

231113 Flying Instructor

234212 Food Technologist

234113 Forest Scientist

121213 Fruit or Nut Grower

222212 Futures Trader

224212 Gallery or Museum Curator

253316 Gastroenterologist

253111 General Practitioner

234411 Geologist

234412 Geophysicist

233212 Geotechnical Engineer

121315 Goat Farmer

121215 Grape Grower

232411 Graphic Designer

134299 Health and Welfare Services Managers nec

251999 Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals nec

224213 Health Information Manager

251911 Health Promotion Officer

231114 Helicopter Pilot

272411 Historian

252212 Homoeopath

121316 Horse Breeder

251511 Hospital Pharmacist

223111 Human Resource Adviser

132311 Human Resource Manager

225211 ICT Account Manager

261111 ICT Business Analyst

225212 ICT Business Development Manager

135199 ICT Managers nec

135112 ICT Project Manager

263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

225213 ICT Sales Representative

262112 ICT Security Specialist

263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

263212 ICT Support Engineer

263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

223211 ICT Trainer

232412 Illustrator

224913 Migration Agent

133311 Importer or Exporter

232312 Industrial Designer

233511 Industrial Engineer

251512 Industrial Pharmacist

224999 Information and Organisation Professionals nec

272214 Intellectual Property Lawyer

224411 Intelligence Officer

253317 Intensive Care Specialist

232511 Interior Designer

241311 Intermediate School Teacher

221214 Internal Auditor

272412 Interpreter

232313 Jewellery Designer

212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec

271211 Judge

271299 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals nec

241112 Kaiako Kohanga Reo (Maori Language Nest Teacher)

241211 Kaiako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Teacher)

139913 Laboratory Manager

224511 Land Economist

232112 Landscape Architect

111399 Legislators nec

224912 Liaison Officer

224611 Librarian

234511 Life Scientist (General)

234599 Life Scientists nec

121399 Livestock Farmers nec

111311 Local Government Legislator

271212 Magistrate

221112 Management Accountant

224711 Management Consultant

133411 Manufacturer

234516 Marine Biologist

233916 Marine Designer

231299 Marine Transport Professionals nec

121221 Market Gardener

225112 Market Research Analyst

225113 Marketing Specialist

231211 Master Fisher

233112 Materials Engineer

224112 Mathematician

233512 Mechanical Engineer

212112 Media Producer (excluding Video)

251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer

234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist

253314 Medical Oncologist

253999 Medical Practitioners nec

251212 Medical Radiation Therapist

134211 Medical Superintendent

111312 Member of Parliament

234912 Metallurgist

234913 Meteorologist

234517 Microbiologist

254111 Midwife

233611 Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum)

272211 Minister of Religion

121411 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmer

121216 Mixed Crop Farmer

121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer

232413 Multimedia Designer

261211 Multimedia Specialist

211212 Music Director

211299 Music Professionals nec

249214 Music Teacher (Private Tuition)

211213 Musician (Instrumental)

234999 Natural and Physical Science Professionals nec

252213 Naturopath

263112 Network Administrator

263113 Network Analyst

253318 Neurologist

253513 Neurosurgeon

212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor

251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist

254211 Nurse Educator

254311 Nurse Manager

254411 Nurse Practitioner

254212 Nurse Researcher

134212 Nursing Clinical Director

251112 Nutritionist

253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser

252411 Occupational Therapist

253914 Ophthalmologist

251411 Optometrist

224712 Organisation and Methods Analyst

272313 Organisational Psychologist

253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon

251412 Orthoptist

251912 Orthotist or Prosthetist

252112 Osteopath

253515 Otorhinolaryngologist

253516 Paediatric Surgeon

253321 Paediatrician

211411 Painter (Visual Arts)

234314 Park Ranger

224914 Patents Examiner

253915 Pathologist

233612 Petroleum Engineer

211311 Photographer

234914 Physicist

252511 Physiotherapist

121318 Pig Farmer

253517 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

252611 Podiatrist

224412 Policy Analyst

132411 Policy and Planning Manager

242211 Polytechnic Teacher

211412 Potter or Ceramic Artist

241212 Pouako Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori-medium Primary School Senior Teacher)

121321 Poultry Farmer

134213 Primary Health Organisation Manager

241213 Primary School Teacher

212413 Print Journalist

249299 Private Tutors and Teachers nec

133612 Procurement Manager

133511 Production Manager (Forestry)

133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing)

133513 Production Manager (Mining)

233513 Production or Plant Engineer

212315 Program Director (Television or Radio)

133112 Project Builder

253411 Psychiatrist

272399 Psychologists nec

272314 Psychotherapist

131114 Public Relations Manager

225311 Public Relations Professional

139914 Quality Assurance Manager

233213 Quantity Surveyor

253918 Radiation Oncologist

212414 Radio Journalist

212113 Radio Presenter

224214 Records Manager

272612 Recreation Coordinator

223112 Recruitment Consultant

134412 Regional Education Manager

254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care)

254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)

254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health)

254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)

254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)

254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)

254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)

254418 Registered Nurse (Medical)

254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health)

254425 Registered Nurse (Paediatric)

254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative)

254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical)

254499 Registered Nurses nec

272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor

253322 Renal Medicine Specialist

132511 Research and Development Manager

253112 Resident Medical Officer

251513 Retail Pharmacist

253323 Rheumatologist

131112 Sales and Marketing Manager

225411 Sales Representative (Industrial Products)

225412 Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)

134311 School Principal

211413 Sculptor

241411 Secondary School Teacher

139211 Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member

121322 Sheep Farmer

231212 Ship's Engineer

231213 Ship's Master

231214 Ship's Officer

231215 Marine Surveyor

211214 Singer

272499 Social Professionals nec

272511 Social Worker

261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec

261313 Software Engineer

261314 Software Tester

271311 Solicitor

251214 Sonographer

232214 Spatial Scientist (Other)

241599 Special Education Teachers nec

241511 Special Needs Teacher

139999 Specialist Managers nec

253311 Specialist Physician (General Medicine)

253399 Specialist Physicians nec

252712 Speech Language Therapist

139915 Sports Administrator

212316 Stage Manager

224113 Statistician

222213 Stockbroking Dealer

233214 Structural Engineer

272115 Student Counsellor

121217 Sugar Cane Grower

133611 Supply and Distribution Manager

253511 Surgeon (General)

232212 Surveyor

262113 Systems Administrator

261112 Systems Analyst

221113 Taxation Accountant

249311 Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages

241512 Teacher of the Hearing Impaired

241513 Teacher of the Sight Impaired

212317 Technical Director

225499 Technical Sales Representatives nec

212415 Technical Writer

263311 Telecommunications Engineer

263312 Telecommunications Network Engineer

212416 Television Journalist

212114 Television Presenter

253324 Thoracic Medicine Specialist

252214 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

252215 Traditional Maori Health Practitioner

223311 Training and Development Professional

272413 Translator

233215 Transport Engineer

271213 Tribunal Member

121218 Turf Grower

242111 University Lecturer

242112 University Tutor

232611 Urban and Regional Planner

253518 Urologist

224512 Valuer

253521 Vascular Surgeon

234711 Veterinarian

212318 Video Producer

211499 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals nec

232414 Web Designer

261212 Web Developer

134214 Welfare Centre Manager

272613 Welfare Worker

133312 Wholesaler

234213 Wine Maker

223113 Workplace Relations Adviser

234518 Zoologist

Skill Level Two Occupations

411511 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker

141999 Accommodation and Hospitality Managers nec

311111 Agricultural Technician

411111 Ambulance Officer

411112 Ambulance Paramedic

149111 Amusement Centre Manager

311211 Anaesthetic Technician

142112 Antique Dealer

312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec

312111 Architectural Draftsperson

141911 Bed and Breakfast Operator

142113 Betting Agency Manager

149911 Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operator

312999 Building and Engineering Technicians nec

312112 Building Associate

312113 Building Inspector

141111 Cafe or Restaurant Manager

149211 Call or Contact Centre Manager

141211 Caravan Park and Camping Ground Manager

311212 Cardiac Technician

351311 Chef

311411 Chemistry Technician

149912 Cinema or Theatre Manager

312211 Civil Engineering Draftsperson

312212 Civil Engineering Technician

222111 Commodities Trader

411711 Community Worker

149311 Conference and Event Organiser

312114 Construction Estimator

511111 Contract Administrator

599111 Conveyancer

149212 Customer Service Manager

411211 Dental Hygienist

411212 Dental Prosthetist

411213 Dental Technician

411214 Dental Therapist

441311 Detective

411712 Disabilities Services Officer

311412 Earth Science Technician

312311 Electrical Engineering Draftsperson

312312 Electrical Engineering Technician

312411 Electronic Engineering Draftsperson

312412 Electronic Engineering Technician

411411 Enrolled Nurse

149915 Equipment Hire Manager

149913 Facilities Manager

411713 Family Support Worker

222112 Finance Broker

222199 Financial Brokers nec

149914 Financial Institution Branch Manager

311311 Fisheries Officer

149112 Fitness Centre Manager

149411 Fleet Manager

451311 Funeral Director

399311 Gallery or Museum Technician

142114 Hair or Beauty Salon Manager

313111 Hardware Technician

512211 Health Practice Manager

149999 Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers nec

141311 Hotel or Motel Manager

311415 Hydrographer

313112 ICT Customer Support Officer

313199 ICT Support Technicians nec

222113 Insurance Broker

399912 Interior Decorator

411512 Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant)

599112 Legal Executive

399312 Library Technician

141411 Licensed Club Manager

311413 Life Science Technician

312911 Maintenance Planner

411611 Massage Therapist

311312 Meat Inspector

312511 Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson

312512 Mechanical Engineering Technician

311213 Medical Laboratory Technician

311299 Medical Technicians nec

312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician

312913 Mine Deputy

411412 Mothercraft Nurse

512111 Office Manager

311214 Operating Theatre Technician

411714 Parole or Probation Officer

311215 Pharmacy Technician

312115 Plumbing Inspector

441312 Police Officer

142115 Post Office Manager

512299 Practice Managers nec

311399 Primary Products Inspectors nec

511112 Program or Project Administrator

311313 Quarantine Officer

313211 Radiocommunications Technician

149412 Railway Station Manager

612113 Real Estate Agency Licensee

411715 Residential Care Officer

142111 Retail Manager (General)

141912 Retirement Village Manager

312611 Safety Inspector

311414 School Laboratory Technician

311499 Science Technicians nec

149113 Sports Centre Manager

452321 Sports Development Officer

312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician

313212 Telecommunications Field Engineer

313213 Telecommunications Network Planner

313214 Telecommunications Technical Officer or Technologist

149413 Transport Company Manager

142116 Travel Agency Manager

313113 Web Administrator

411716 Youth Worker

Part B

334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber

342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

323111 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Avionics)

323112 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)

323113 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)

393211 Apparel Cutter

321111 Automotive Electrician

351111 Baker

322111 Blacksmith

399111 Boat Builder and Repairer

331111 Bricklayer

399511 Broadcast Transmitter Operator

342311 Business Machine Mechanic

351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker

394111 Cabinetmaker

342411 Cabler (Data and Telecommunications)

399512 Camera Operator (Film, Television or Video)

393111 Canvas Goods Fabricator

331212 Carpenter

331211 Carpenter and Joiner

399211 Chemical Plant Operator

393212 Clothing Patternmaker

342312 Communications Operator

441111 Defence Force Member - Other Ranks

321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic

399911 Diver

334113 Drainlayer

393213 Dressmaker or Tailor

342211 Electrical Line Mechanic

341111 Electrician (General)

341112 Electrician (Special Class)

342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker

342314 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)

342315 Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)

322112 Electroplater

441211 Emergency Service Worker

323411 Engineering Patternmaker

323311 Engraver

322113 Farrier

333211 Fibrous Plasterer

441212 Fire Fighter

399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician

323211 Fitter (General)

323212 Fitter and Turner

323213 Fitter-Welder

332111 Floor Finisher

394211 Furniture Finisher

399212 Gas or Petroleum Operator

334114 Gasfitter

333111 Glazier

392211 Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker

323312 Gunsmith

391111 Hairdresser

399411 Jeweller

331213 Joiner

393112 Leather Goods Maker

341113 Lift Mechanic

399513 Light Technician

323313 Locksmith

322114 Metal Casting Trades Worker

322311 Metal Fabricator

323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec

323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)

322115 Metal Polisher

321211 Motor Mechanic (General)

321213 Motorcycle Mechanic

399515 Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer

399914 Optical Mechanic

332211 Painting Trades Worker

324111 Panelbeater

351112 Pastrycook

399599 Performing Arts Technicians nec

394212 Picture Framer

399916 Plastics Technician

334111 Plumber (General)

399213 Power Generation Plant Operator

323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer

322312 Pressure Welder

392111 Print Finisher

392311 Printing Machinist

334115 Roof Plumber

333311 Roof Tiler

393113 Sail Maker

323315 Saw Maker and Repairer

392112 Screen Printer

322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker

399112 Shipwright

393114 Shoemaker

399611 Signwriter

321214 Small Engine Mechanic

392312 Small Offset Printer

333212 Solid Plasterer

399516 Sound Technician

331112 Stonemason

342212 Technical Cable Jointer

399999 Technicians and Trades Workers nec

342412 Telecommunications Cable Jointer

342413 Telecommunications Line Mechanic

342414 Telecommunications Technician

399517 Television Equipment Operator

323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

323412 Toolmaker

393311 Upholsterer

324211 Vehicle Body Builder

324311 Vehicle Painter

324212 Vehicle Trimmer

333411 Wall and Floor Tiler

323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer

322313 Welder

394213 Wood Machinist

394299 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers nec

394214 Wood Turner

Part C

361199 Animal Attendants and Trainers nec

362212 Arborist

611111 Auctioneer

612111 Business Broker

541111 Call or Contact Centre Team Leader

599211 Clerk of Court

599915 Clinical Coder

393299 Clothing Trades Workers nec

351411 Cook

599212 Court Collections Officer

599213 Court Registry Officer

399913 Dispensing Optician

411311 Diversional Therapist

452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water)

361111 Dog Handler or Trainer

452318 Dog or Horse Racing Official

451211 Driving Instructor

451815 First Aid Trainer

451711 Flight Attendant

362111 Florist

452411 Footballer

451399 Funeral Workers nec

362211 Gardener (General)

452412 Golfer

362311 Greenkeeper

452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor

452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor

361112 Horse Trainer

431411 Hotel Service Manager

611211 Insurance Agent

599611 Insurance Investigator

599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster

599613 Insurance Risk Surveyor

452413 Jockey

361115 Kennel Hand

362213 Landscape Gardener

599214 Law Clerk

521212 Legal Secretary

452414 Lifeguard

399514 Make Up Artist

362411 Nurseryperson

452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor

452323 Other Sports Official

521111 Personal Assistant

361113 Pet Groomer

311216 Phlebotomist

399915 Photographer's Assistant

612112 Property Manager

612114 Real Estate Agent

612115 Real Estate Representative

639211 Retail Buyer

521211 Secretary (General)

442216 Security Consultant

361211 Shearer

452314 Snowsport Instructor

452322 Sports Umpire

452499 Sportspersons nec

611112 Stock and Station Agent

452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor

452316 Tennis Coach

451799 Travel Attendants nec

599215 Trust Officer

361311 Veterinary Nurse

639212 Wool Buyer

399917 Wool Classer

361114 Zookeeper

Note: nec is the abbreviation of 'not elsewhere classified'.

Effective 02/12/2013

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