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New Zealand Long Term Skill Shortage List

New Zealand Long Term Skill Shortage List

This is the revised Long Term Skill Shortage List, effective from 30 March 2015.

 

This Appendix is part of Government immigration instructions as described in section 22 of the Immigration Act 2009 (see WR3.10.1) and Government residence instructions as described in sections 22 and 23 of the Immigration Act 2009 (see RW4).

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Agriculture and Forestry Forest  Scientist (234113) One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Forestry Science (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Forestry) (NZQF Level 7)

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Forestry Science (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Forestry) (NZQF Level 7)

Construction Construction  Project Manager (Roading and Infrastructure) (133111) EITHER (A):

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Civil) (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Highways) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

OR (B):

One of the following qualifications:

Diploma of Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 6)

AND

a Project Management qualification AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

EITHER (A):

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Civil) (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Highways) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

OR (B):

One of the following qualifications:

Diploma of Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 6)

AND

a Project Management qualification AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

 

 

 

 

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Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Construction Project Builder (including Building Project Manager and Site Foreman) (133112) One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Technology. Building (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Technology. Building (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

Construction Quantity Surveyor (233213) One of the following:

Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Graduate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIQS)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

One of the following:

Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics) (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIQS)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

Construction Surveyor (232212) One of the following:

Bachelor of Surveying (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Surveying with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

Registration as a Professional Surveyor with the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors

Professional Associate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIS)

One of the following:

Bachelor of Surveying (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Surveying with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

Registration as a Professional Surveyor with the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors

Professional Associate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIS)

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Engineering Chemical Engineer (233111), Materials

Engineer (233112), Civil Engineer (233211), Geotechnical

Engineer (233212), Structural  Engineer (233214), Electrical

Engineer (233311), Electronics Engineer (233411), Industrial

Engineer (233511), Mechanical Engineer (233512),  Production or Plant Engineer (233513), Petroleum

Engineer (233612), Environmental  Engineer (233915),  Engineering Professionals nec (233999)

One of the following:

A relevant Washington Accord accredited undergraduate engineering degree (listed – see Note 4)

A relevant qualification comparable to (a) a Bachelor of Engineering (NZQF Level 7), or (b) a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 7 or higher with a letter from IPENZ certifying that the degree and any further learning meets the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer in New Zealand

NZ registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.

One of the following:

A relevant Washington Accord accredited undergraduate engineering degree (listed – see Note 4)

A relevant qualification comparable to (a) a Bachelor of Engineering (NZQF Level 7), or

(b) a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 7 or higher with a letter from IPENZ certifying that the degree and any further learning meets the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer in New Zealand

NZ registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.

Engineering Civil Engineering Technician (312212) One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)  (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering – (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Applied) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Civil Engineering (NZQF Level 6) AND

a minimum of three years’ work experience including a minimum of 12 months’ relevant post-qualification work experience in the past 18 months

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)  (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering – (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Applied) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

Diploma in Civil Engineering (NZQF Level 6) AND

a minimum of three years’ work experience including a minimum of 12 months’ relevant post-qualification work experience in the past 18 months

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Engineering Electrical Engineering Technician (312312) One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (NZQF Level 7) majoring in Electrical and Electronic engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Honours (NZQF Level 8) majoring in Electrical and Electronic  engineering

Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (NZQF Level 7) majoring in Electrical and Electronic engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Honours (NZQF Level 8) majoring in Electrical and Electronic engineering

Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

Engineering Electronic Engineering Technician (312412) One of the following qualifications:

National Diploma in Engineering (Electrotechnology) (NZQF Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical Engineering – specialisation in Electronics)

relevant Bachelor Degree (for example, Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and

Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Science (Technology) (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Science (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic, or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Electronic, or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NZQF Level 8))

AND

a minimum of three years’ work experience AND

a minimum of 12 months’ relevant post- qualification work experience in the last 18 months

One of the following qualifications:

National Diploma in Engineering (Electrotechnology) (NZQF Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical Engineering – specialisation in Electronics)

relevant Bachelor Degree (for example, Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor

of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Science (Technology) (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor

of Science (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic, or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NZQF Level 7); Bachelor of Engineering

with Honours in Electronic, or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NZQF Level 8))

AND

a minimum of three years’ work experience AND

a minimum of 12 months’ relevant post- qualification work experience in the last 18 months

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Finance / Business Procurement Manager (133612) One of the following awards by The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS):

CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (Professional Stage)

CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply

CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant work experience

One of the following awards by The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS):

CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply (Professional Stage)

CIPS Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply

CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

AND

a minimum of five years’ relevant work experience

Health and Social Services Anaesthetist (253211) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Clinical Psychologist (272311) NZ registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Post Graduate Diploma, Master degree or Doctor of Clinical Psychology; Master of Psychology (NZQF Level 9); or Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (NZQF Level 8) – see Note 5)

NZ registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board
Health and Social Services Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist  (253917) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Health and Social Services General Practitioner (253111) NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general, provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general, provisional vocational

or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services Medical Radiation Therapist (251212) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Radiation Therapist with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor in Health Science (Medical Imaging) (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Medical Imaging (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Radiation Therapy) (NZQF Level 7),

or Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (NZQF Level 7), or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) (NZQF Level 8) – see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Radiation Therapist with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board
Health and Social Services Medical  Laboratory Scientist – including Cytotechnologist (Cytoscientist) (234611) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Registered Nurse (Aged Care) (254412) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

three years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse with adults

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Nursing (NZQF Level 7)

– see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

three years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse with adults

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Health and Social Services Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) (254415) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Critical/Emergency nursing

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Nursing (NZQF Level 7)

– see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Critical/Emergency nursing

Health and Social Services Registered Nurse (Medical) (254418) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Medical nursing

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Nursing ( NZQF Level 7)

– see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Medical nursing

Health and Social Services Registered Nurse (Perioperative) (254423) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Perioperative nursing

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Nursing (NZQF Level 7)

– see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand

AND

five years’ experience working as a Registered Nurse in Perioperative nursing

Health and Social Services Obstetrician and Gynaecologist  (253913) NZ registration within a relevant provisional general or general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general or general scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Pathologist (253915) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Health and Social Services Physicist (Medical) (234914) One of the following:

Certification by the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers (ACPSEM) in Medicine as a Medical Physicist

Registration or eligibility for registration on the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists

Registration as a Clinical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council, United Kingdom and Membership of the Institute of Physics and Engineering Medicine, United Kingdom

Certification as a Medical Physicist by the American Board of Radiology in Medical Physics

Certification of Competence in Clinical Medical Physics as a Member of the Canadian College of Physics in Medicine

One of the following:

Certification by the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers (ACPSEM) in Medicine as a Medical Physicist

Registration or eligibility for registration on the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists

Registration as a Clinical Scientist with the Health and Care Professions Council, United Kingdom and Membership of the Institute of Physics and Engineering Medicine, United Kingdom

Certification as a Medical Physicist by the American Board of Radiology in Medical Physics

Certification of Competence in Clinical Medical Physics as a Member of the Canadian College of Physics in Medicine

Health and Social Services Physiotherapist (252511) NZ registration as a physiotherapist in the general scope of practice or the specialist scope of practice with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours (NZQF Level 8), or Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration as a physiotherapist in the general scope of practice or the specialist scope of practice with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Psychiatrist (253411) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Renal Medicine Specialist  (253322) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Health and Social Services Social Worker (272511) NZ registration or provisional registration with the Social Workers Registration Board

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor degree (specialising in Social Work) (NZQF Level 7), or Graduate Diploma (specialising in Social Work) (NZQF

Level 7), or Post Graduate Diploma (specialising in Social Work) (NZQF Level 8), or Masters (specialising in Social Work) (NZQF Level 9) – see note 5)

NZ registration or provisional registration with the Social Workers Registration Board
Health and Social Services Sonographer (251214) NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Sonographer with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor in Health Science (Medical Imaging) (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Medical Imaging (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology) (NZQF Level 7), or Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Radiation Therapy) (NZQF Level 7),

or Bachelor of Radiation Therapy (NZQF Level 7), or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) (NZQF Level 8) – see Note 5)

NZ registration in the scope of practice as a Sonographer with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board
Health and Social Services Specialist Physician in Palliative Medicine (253399) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Surgeon (General) (253511) NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Health and Social Services Veterinarian (234711) NZ registration with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.

 

(A qualification in this area of absolute skill shortage is: Bachelor of Veterinary Science (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)

NZ registration with the Veterinary Council of New Zealand

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

ICT, Electronics and

Telecommunications

Multimedia  Specialist (Film Animator) (261211) A minimum of five years specialist work experience in film animation using Maya and/or at least one of the following – Soft Image/ XSI, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, NUKE, MARI, Python, PyQT, or Unity; including at least three years using Maya One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

Postgraduate Diploma of Computer Graphic Design (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Art and Design (3D Animation and Visual Effects) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Digital Media) or (Game Art) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Design (Communication) or (Digital Design) or (Multimedia Design) or (Visual Communication) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Design and Visual Arts (Graphic Design and Animation) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Design Innovation (Media Design – with or without Computer Graphics) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Graphic Design Strand) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (Creative Technologies) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Media Design (Motion Design) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Technology) (Computer Science – Games and Multi Media) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Visual Arts (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma  (Advanced 3D Design) or (VFX and Motion Graphics) (NZQF Level 7)

Graduate Diploma in Animation (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ specialist work experience in film animation

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

ICT, Electronics and Telecommunication ICT Project Manager (135112), Organisation and Methods Analyst (224712), ICT Business

Analyst (261111), Systems Analyst (261112), Multimedia

Specialist (261211), Web  Developer (261212), Analyst

Programmer (261311), Developer Programmer (261312), Software

Engineer (261313), Software Tester (261314),  Software and Applications Programmers nec (261399), Database Administrator (262111), ICT Security

Specialist (262112), Systems Administrator (262113), Computer Network and Systems Engineer (263111), Network Administrator (263112), ICT Quality Assurance Engineer (263211), ICT Support

Engineer (263212), ICT Systems Test Engineer (263213), ICT Support and Test Engineers nec  (263299),

Telecommunications Engineer (263311), Telecommunications Network  Engineer (263312), ICT Customer Support  Officer (Technical advice and Consultancy)  (313112)

One of the following qualifications relevant to the ANZSCO occupation:

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering) or (Computer Systems) or (Electronic Engineering)  or (Electrical and Computer Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering)   or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering)  (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Arts (Information Science) or (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Telecommunications) or (Software Engineering) or (Communications and Information Systems), or (Information Systems and Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Information and Technology) or (Business Information Systems) or (Information Systems and Technology) or (Management and Information Systems and Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Business and Information Management (Information Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Commerce (Computer Science) or (Information Management) or (Information

Systems) or (Information Science) (NZQF Level 7)

 

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One of the following qualifications relevant to the ANZSCO occupation:

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering) or (Computer Systems) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electrical and Computer Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Arts (Information Science) or (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Telecommunications) or (Software Engineering) or (Communications and Information Systems), or (Information Systems and Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Information and Technology) or (Business Information Systems) or (Information Systems and Technology) or (Management and Information Systems and Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Business and Information Management (Information Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Commerce (Computer Science) or (Information Management) or (Information Systems) or (Information Science) (NZQF Level 7)

 

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Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

ICT, Electronics and Telecommunication Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Computer Science) or (Computational Intelligence) or (IT Service Science) or (Networks and Security) or (Software Development) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7 or 8)

Bachelor of Computing Systems (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (Computer Science with various specialisations) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Network and Communication Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information Sciences (Computer Science) or (Information Technology) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Mathematical Science (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)

or  (Electronics)  or (Electronic and Computer Systems) or (Information Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science – Technology (Computer Science) or (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience.

Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Computer Science) or (Computational Intelligence) or (IT Service Science) or (Networks and Security) or (Software Development) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7 or 8)

Bachelor of Computing Systems (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (Computer Science with various specialisations) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Network and Communication Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information Sciences (Computer Science) or (Information Technology) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Mathematical Science (Computer Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) or (Electronics)  or (Electronic and Computer Systems) or (Information Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science – Technology (Computer Science) or (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Technology (Information Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience.

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism Chef (351311) One of the following qualifications:

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) (NZQF Level 4)

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (NZQF Level 5)

Diploma in Professional Cookery (NZQF Level 5) AND

a minimum of five years’ combined experience in establishments offering a la carte/banqueting or commercial catering, with a minimum of two years at Chef de Partie (Section Leader level or higher)

One of the following qualifications:

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) (NZQF Level 4)

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced)  (NZQF Level 5)

Diploma in Professional Cookery (NZQF Level 5)

AND

a minimum of five years’ combined experience in establishments offering a la carte/banqueting or commercial catering, with a minimum of two years at Chef de Partie (Section Leader level or higher)

Science Other Spatial Scientist (232214) Bachelor degree specialising in Geography or Computer Science

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post- qualification work experience in GIS applications (Key Application/ Systems include: ESRI – ARC/ GIS; ARC/INFO ARC/SDE; Intergraph GeoMedia; Pitney Bowes MapInfo; GE Smallworld; Oracle Spatial; PostGIS/Postgres; MS SQL Server 2008; Bentley Maps, Geographic; Erdas; Geoserver; Safe FME)

Bachelor degree specialising in Geography or Computer Science

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post- qualification work experience in GIS applications (Key Application/ Systems include: ESRI – ARC/GIS; ARC/INFO ARC/SDE; Intergraph GeoMedia; Pitney Bowes MapInfo; GE Smallworld; Oracle Spatial; PostGIS/Postgres; MS SQL Server 2008; Bentley Maps, Geographic; Erdas; Geoserver; Safe FME)

Science Environmental Research Scientist (234313) One of the following qualifications:

PhD (NZQF Level 10) with evidence of study in water quality science

Bachelor of Science (NZQF Level 7) specialising in Environmental Science/s or Environmental Studies, or with an endorsement in Environmental Science

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) or (Environmental Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Technology (Environmental Technology endorsement) (NZQF Level 7) AND

a minimum of one year’s relevant post- qualification work experience

One of the following qualifications:

PhD (NZQF Level 10) with evidence of study in water quality science

Bachelor of Science (NZQF Level 7) specialising in Environmental Science/s or Environmental Studies, or with an endorsement in Environmental Science

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) or (Environmental Management) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Technology (Environmental Technology endorsement) (NZQF Level 7) AND

a minimum of one year’s relevant post- qualification work experience

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Science Food Technologist (234212) One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Product Technology) or (Food Process Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Science (Food Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience in the industry

One of the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours (Food Product Technology) or (Food Process Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)

Bachelor of Science (Food Science) (NZQF Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant

post-qualification work experience in the industry

Science Statistician  (Fisheries Modeller) (224113) Masters (NZQF Level 9) or PhD (NZQF Level 10) in Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Statistical Modelling, or another relevant discipline

AND

a minimum of one year’s relevant post- qualification work experience

Masters (NZQF Level 9) or PhD (NZQF Level

10) in Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Statistical Modelling, or another relevant discipline

AND

a minimum of one year’s relevant post- qualification work experience

Trades Automotive  Electrician (321111) One of the following qualifications:

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Engineering) (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering) (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (NZQF Level 4) (relevant strand is Electrical and Electronics)

One of the following qualifications:

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Engineering) (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering) (NZQF Level 4)

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (NZQF Level 4) (relevant strand is Electrical and Electronics)

Trades Diesel Motor Mechanic (including Heavy Vehicle Inspector) (321212) National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering) (NZQF Level 4) AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering) (NZQF Level 4)

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post- qualification work experience

Trades Electrician (General) (341111) NZ registration as an electrician with a Full or Limited Certificate from the Electrical Workers Registration Board NZ registration as an electrician with a Full or Limited Certificate from the Electrical Workers Registration Board

 

 

 

Occupational Group Occupation Occupations are listed by ANZSCO (Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations) code. Long Term Skill Shortage List Requirements Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this list. Bonus point requirements

In order to claim bonus points for qualifications in an area of absolute skill shortage under the Skilled Migrant Category, applicants must meet the following  specifications.

Trades Electric Line Mechanic (342211) NZ registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

 

(Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Distribution) (NZQF Level

4) or National Certificate in Electricity Supply (Line Mechanic Transmission) (NZQF Level 4) – see Note 5)

NZ registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board
Transport Ship’s Officer (231214) Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more) Certificate of Competency (issued in accordance with Regulation II/1 of the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW78 as amended) and subject to recognition by Maritime New Zealand)

AND

a minimum one year’s relevant post- certification work experience

No bonus points available via this column
Transport Ship’s Engineer (231212) Marine Engineer Class 3 (Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch on ships of 750

kilowatts or more) Certificate of Competency (issued in accordance with Regulation III/1 of the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW78 as amended) and subject to recognition by Maritime New Zealand)

AND

a minimum three years’ relevant post- certification work experience

No bonus points available via this column
Transport Ship’s Master (231213) Master of a Foreign Going Ship (Master on ships of 3,000 gross tonnage or more) Certificate

of Competency (issued in accordance with Regulation II/2 of the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW78 as amended) and subject to recognition by maritime New Zealand)

AND

a minimum three years’ relevant post- certification work experience

No bonus points available via this column

 

 

 

Note 1: Overseas qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed or a qualification listed in the NZSCED category.

Note 2: Where work experience is included as a requirement it applies to all qualifications listed for the occupation (unless otherwise indicated).

Note 3: Qualifications held by applicants claiming points based on this list under the Skilled Migrant Category must be recognised under the Skilled Migrant Category.

Note 4: Where a Washington Accord accredited undergraduate engineering degree is a requirement, the engineering degree has to   be awarded from or after the date the country became a signatory, and must be on the list of accredited programmes of the signatory

country. To determine if an engineering degree awarded is Washington Accord accredited, please refer to the links from the International Engineering Alliance on their website: http://www.ieagreements.org/Washington-Accord/Accredited.cfm.

Note 5: Where New Zealand registration is specified as a requirement and states “‘a qualification(s) in this area of absolute skill shortage is/are”, a person only needs to hold the particular New Zealand registration and to have undertaken any necessary work experience in order to meet the requirements of the List. In these cases, qualifications are listed only for the purposes of people applying for work visas under WF4.1.

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