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SOL- Managers and Administrators

Occupation ASCO Code Assessing Authority Points
Child care Co-ordinator [Child Care Centre Director, Child Care Centre Manager] 1295-11 VETASSESS 50
Company Secretary 1212-11 VETASSESS 50
Construction Project Manager [Building and Construction Manager] 1191-11 VETASSESS 50
Director of Nursing [Senior Nurse Manager] 1292-11 ANCI 60
Education Managers (not elsewhere classified) [Project Coordinator (Education), Registrar (University or TAFE) 1293-79 VETASSESS 50
Engineering Manager 1221-11 IEA/AIM 60
Environment, Parks and Land Care Manager 1299-17 VETASSESS 50
Finance Manager [Finance Director, Financial Controller, Chief Accountant, Credit Manager, Divisional Finance Manager, Treasurer (except Government)] 1211-11 CPAA/ICAA/NIA 60
General Manager [Chief Executive, Commissioner (Emergency Services), Director-General, Head of Armed Forces, Hospital Administrator, Managing Editor, Medical Superintendent, Secretary (Government Department), Trade Union Secretary] 1112-11 AIM 60
Human Resource Manager [Personnel and Employee Relations Manager, Occupational Health and Safety Manager, Organisation and Methods Manager, Training and Development Manager] 1213-11 AIM 60
Information Technology Manager [Computer Services Manager] 1224-11 ACS 60
Laboratory Manager 1299-13 VETASSESS 50
Medical Administrator [Medical Manager, Director of Medical Services, Medical Superintendent] 1292-13 VETASSESS 50
Policy And Planning Manager [Public Policy Manager, Corporate Planning Manager, Strategic Planning Manager, Policy Development Manager] 1291-11 VETASSESS 50
Production Manager (Manufacturing) [Plant Manager (Manufacturing), Works Manager (Manufacturing)] 1222-11 AIM 60
Production Manager (Mining) [Mine Manager, Mine Superintendent] 1222-13 AIM 60
Project Builder [Professional Builder] 1191-13 VETASSESS 50
Regional Education Manager [Schools Director] 1293-15 VETASSESS 50
Research and Development Manager 1299-11 VETASSESS 50
Sales And Marketing Manager [Advertising Manager, Market Research Manager] 1231-11 AIM 60
Sports Administrator 1299-19 VETASSESS 50
Supply And Distribution Manager 1223-11 AIM 60
Welfare Centre Manager [Welfare Project Manager] 1299-15 VETASSESS 50

SOL-Professionals

Life Sciences ASCO Code Assessing Aurhority Points scored
Anatomist or Physiologist [Embryologist, Neuroanatomist, Sports Physiologist] 2113-11 VETASSESS 50
Biochemist [Enzyme Chemist, Molecular Biologist, Protein Chemist] 2113-17 VETASSESS 50
Botanist [Plant Morphologist, Plant Pathologist, Plant Physiologist, Plant Taxonomist] 2113-13 VETASSESS 50
Life Scientists (not elsewhere classified) [Biophysicist, Cell Geneticist, Microbiologist (Non-Clinical), Parasitologist, Pharmacologist (Non-Clinical), Toxicologist 2113-79 VETASSESS 50
Marine Biologist 2113-19 VETASSESS 50
Medical Scientist [Medical Scientific Officer, Cytologist, Medical Physicist, Pharmacologist (Clinical Research)] 2115-11 AIMS 60
Zoologist [Entomologist, Mammologist, Ornithologist] 2113-15 VETASSESS 50
Natural and Physical Science
Chemist [Analytical Chemist, Food Technologist, Industrial Chemist] 2111-11 VETASSESS 50
Extractive Metallurgist [Hydrometallurgical Engineer, Pyrometallurgical Engineer] 2119-15 VETASSESS 50
Geologist [Hydrogeologist, Marine Geologist, Palaeontologist] 2112-11 VETASSESS 50
Geophysicist [Physical Oceanographer, Seismologist] 2112-13 VETASSESS 50
Materials Scientist [Ceramics Scientist, Polymer Scientist] 2119-19 VETASSESS 50
Meteorologist 2119-13 VETASSESS 50
Natural and Physical Science Professionals (not elsewhere classified) [Sports Scientist] 2119-79 VETASSESS 50
Physical Metallurgist 2119-17 VETASSESS 50
Physicist [Astronomer, Cosmologist, Crystallographer] 2119-11 VETASSESS 50
Architects & surveyors
Architect [Conservation Architect, Heritage Architect] 2121-11 AACA 60
Building Surveyor none VETASSESS 50
Cartographer 2123-11 VETASSESS 50
Landscape Architect 2121-13 VETASSESS 50
Quantity Surveyor 2122-11 AIQS 60
Surveyor [Cadastral Surveyor, Geodetic Surveyor, Hydrographic Surveyor, Photogrammetric Surveyor, Geomatician, Geomatic Engineer] 2123-13 ISA 50
Engineering
Engineer - Aeronautical Engineer [Aerospace Engineer, Avionics Systems Engineer] 2129-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Agricultural Engineer 2129-13 IEA 60
Engineer - Biomedical Engineer [Bioengineer, Clinical Engineer, Medical Engineer] 2129-15 VETASSESS 50
Engineer - Building and Engineering Professionals (not elsewhere classified) 2129-79 IEA 60
Engineer - Chemical Engineer 2129-17 IEA 60
Engineer - Civil Engineer [Traffic Engineer, Hydrolics Engineer] 2124-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Civil Engineering Technologist 2128-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Electrical Engineer 2125-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Electrical or Electronics Engineering Technologist 2128-15 IEA 60
Engineer - Electronics Engineer [Mechatronics Engineer, Radio Engineer] 2125-13 IEA 60
Engineer - Engineering Technologists (not elsewhere classified) 2128-79 IEA 60
Engineer - Industrial Engineer 2129-19 IEA 60
Engineer - Materials Engineer 2127-15 IEA 60
Engineer - Mechanical Engineer [Airconditioning Engineer] 2126-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Mechanical Engineering Technologist 2128-13 IEA 60
Engineer - Mining Engineer (excluding Petroleum) 2127-11 IEA 60
Engineer - Naval Architect 2129-21 IEA 60
Engineer - Petroleum Engineer [Mud Engineer, Petrophysical Engineer] 2127-13 IEA 60
Engineer - Production or Plant Engineer 2126-13 IEA 60
Accounting
Accountant - Corporate Treasurer [Financial Risk Manager] 2213-11 CPAA/ICAA/NIA 60
Accountant - External Auditor 2212-11 CPAA/ICAA/NIA 60
Accountant [Financial Analyst, Insolvency Practitioner, Taxation Agent] 2211-11 CPAA/ICAA/NIA 60
Accountant- Internal Auditor [Audit Officer] 2212-13 VETASSESS 50
Marketing & Sales
Advertising Specialist 2221-17 VETASSESS 50
Market Research Analyst 2221-15 VETASSESS 50
Marketing Specialist [Marketing Officer, Marketing Co-ordinator, Product Manager, Sales Promotion Officer] 2221-13 VETASSESS 50
Sales Representative (Industrial Products) 2222-11 VETASSESS 50
Sales Representative (Information & Communication Products) 2222-13 VETASSESS 50
Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products) 2222-15 VETASSESS 50
Public Relations Officer [Corporate Affairs Officer, Press Officer, Promotions Officer] 2221-11 VETASSESS 50
Technical Sales Representatives (not elsewhere classified) 2222-79 VETASSESS 50
Information Technology
Information Technology Officer - Applications and Analyst Programmer 2231-17 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Computer Systems Auditor [IT Security Manager] 2231-21 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Computing Professionals (not elsewhere classified) 2231-79 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Software Designer [Database Designer] 2231-15 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Systems Designer 2231-13 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Systems Manager [Database Administrator, Network Administrator] 2213-11 ACS 60
Information Technology Officer -Systems Programmer [Database Programmer] 2231-19 ACS 60
Human Resources
Industrial Relations Officer [Industrial Advocate, Trade Union Official, Union Organiser] 2291-15 VETASSESS 50
Personnel Consultant 2291-13 VETASSESS 50
Personnel Officer 2291-11 VETASSESS 50
Training Officer 2291-17 VETASSESS 50
Business & Information
Actuary 2293-15 VETASSESS 50
Archivist 2299-15 VETASSESS 50
Business and Information Professionals (not elsewhere classified) [Business Researcher, Liaison Officer] 2299-79 VETASSESS 50
Health Information Manager [Medical Records Administrator, Casemix Co-ordinator, Health Data Administrator] 2299-11 VETASSESS 50
Intelligence Officer 2299-19 VETASSESS 50
Land economist [Property Economist] 2295-13 VETASSESS 50
Librarian [Bibliographer, Cataloguer] 2292-11 VETASSESS 50
Management Consultant 2294-11 VETASSESS 50
Mathematician 2293-11 VETASSESS 50
Organisation and Methods Analyst [Procedures Analyst] 2294-13 VETASSESS 50
Policy Analyst 2299-17 VETASSESS 50
Quality Assurance Manager 2294-15 VETASSESS 50
Records Manager 2299-13 VETASSESS 50
Statistician [Biometrician, Demographer] 2293-13 VETASSESS 50
Valuer [Plant and Machinery Valuer, Property Valuer, Real Estate Valuer] 2295-11 VETASSESS 50
Health
Acupuncturist 2394-13 VETASSESS 50
Audiologist 2399-11 VETASSESS 50
Chiropractor 2387-11 SCORB 60
Dental Specialist [Endodontist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Oral Pathologist, Orthodontist, Paedodontist, Periodontist, Prosthodontist] 2381-13 ADC 60
Dentist [Dental Practitioner] 2381-11 ADC 60
Dietitian [Nutritionist] 2393-11 DAA 60
Naturopath 2394-11 VETASSESS 50
Nurse - Registered Developmental Disability Nurse [Registered Mental Retardation Nurse] 2326-11 ANCI 60
Nurse - Registered Mental Health Nurse [Psychiatric Nurse] 2325-11 ANCI 60
Nurse - Registered Midwife [Certified Midwife] 2324-11 ANCI 60
Nurse - Registered Nurse [Acute Care Nurse, Aged Care Nurse, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Nurse, Paediatrics Nurse, Remote/Rural Area Nurse] 2323-11 ANCI 60
Occupational Therapist 2383-11 COTRBI 60
Optometrist 2384-11 OCANZ 60
Orthoptist 2399-13 VETASSESS 50
Orthotist [Prosthetist] 2399-15 VETASSESS 50
Osteopath 2387-13 SCORB 60
Pharmacist - Hospital Pharmacist 2382-11 APEC 60
Pharmacist - Industrial Pharmacist 2382-13 VETASSESS 50
Pharmacist - Retail Pharmacist [Community Pharmacist] 2382-15 APEC 60
Physiotherapist [Physical Therapist, Sports Physiotherapist] 2385-11 ACOPRA 60
Podiatrist 2388-11 APC 60
Radiographer - Medical Diagnostic Radiographer [Medical Imaging Technologist] 2391-11 AIR 60
Radiographer - Nuclear Medicine Technologist 2391-15 ANZSNM 60
Radiographer - Radiation Therapist 2391-13 AIR 60
Radiographer - Sonographer 2391-17 AIR 60
Speech Pathologist [Speech Therapist] 2386-11 SPAA 60
Veterinarian [Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Parasitologist, Veterinary Pathologist] 2392-11 AVBCI 60
Education
Art Teacher (Private) 2491-11 VETASSESS 50
Dance Teacher (Private) [Ballet Teacher] 2491-15 VETASSESS 50
Drama Teacher (Private) [Elocution Teacher] 2491-17 VETASSESS 50
Music Teacher (Private) [Singing Teacher] 2491-13 VETASSESS 50
Teacher - Education Officer [Curriculum Advisory Teacher, Home-School Liaison Officer, Pre-School Adviser, School Inspector] 2493-11 VETASSESS 50
Teacher - Pre-Primary School Teacher [Kindergarten Teacher] 2411-11 NOOSR 60
Teacher - Primary School Teacher 2412-11 NOOSR 60
Teacher - Secondary School Teacher 2413-11 NOOSR 60
Teacher - Vocational Education Teacher (non trades) 2422-11 VETASSESS 50
Teacher - Vocational Education Teacher (trades) 2422-11 TRA 60
Counselling
Careers Counsellor 2513-17 VETASSESS 50
Community Worker [Community Development Officer, Community Support Worker, Housing Officer] 2512-13 VETASSESS 50
Counsellors (not elsewhere classified) [Grief Counsellor, Rape Crisis Counsellor, Trauma Counsellor] 2513-79 VETASSESS 50
Drug and Alcohol Counsellor 2513-13 VETASSESS 50
Family Counsellor [Family Court Counsellor] 2513-15 VETASSESS 50
Rehabilitation Counsellor 2513-11 VETASSESS 50
Social Worker 2511-11 AASW 60
Welfare Worker 2512-11 AIWCW 60
Social & Legal
Economist [Economic Analyst, Agricultural Economist, Econometrician, Economic Forecaster, Macro-economist, Micro-economist] 2522-11 VETASSESS 50
Historian 2529-11 VETASSESS 50
Interpreter 2529-13 VETASSESS 60
Legal Practitioner - Barrister [Queen's Counsel] 2521-11 SLAA 60
Legal Practitioner - Solicitor 2521-13 SLAA 60
Psychologist - Clinical Psychologist [Clinical Neuropsychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Health Psychologist] 2514-11 APS 60
Psychologist - Educational Psychologist 2514-13 APS 60
Psychologist - Organisational Psychologist [Industrial Psychologist, Occupational Psychologist] 2514-15 APS 60
Psychologist - Psychologists (not elsewhere calssified) [Sport Psychologist] 2514-79 APS 60
Social Professionals (not elsewhere classified) [Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Criminologist, Linguist, Political Scientist, Prehistorian, Sociologist] 2529-79 VETASSESS 50
Translator 2529-15 NAATI 60
Urban and Regional Planner [Land Planner, Traffic and Transport Planner, Town Planner] 2523-11 VETASSESS 50
Design & Illustration
Fashion Designer 2533-11 VETASSESS 50
Graphic Designer [Commercial Artist, Graphic Artist, Calligrapher, Display Artist, Exhibition Designer, Film and Video Graphics Designer, Publication Designer] 2533-13 VETASSESS 50
Illustrator [Animator, Cartoonist] 2533-19 VETASSESS 50
Industrial Designer [Product Designer] 2533-15 VETASSESS 50
Interior Designer 2533-17 VETASSESS 50
Media
Copywriter 2534-19 VETASSESS 50
Editor [Associate Editor, Features Editor, News Editor, Pictures Editor] 2534-11 VETASSESS 50
Journalists and Related Professionals (Note elsewhere classified) [Critic, Editorial Assistant] 2534-79 VETASSESS 50
Print Journalist [Columnist, Feature Writer, Leader Writer, Newspaper Reporter] 2534-13 VETASSESS 50
Radio Journalist [Radio Reporter] 2534-17 VETASSESS 50
Technical Writer 2534-21 VETASSESS 50
Television Journalist [Television Reporter] 2534-15 VETASSESS 50
Aviation & Nautical Professionals
Pilot - Aircraft Pilot [Helicopter Pilot] 2541-11 CASA 60
Seafarer - Ship's Engineer [Marine Engineer] 2542-15 AMSA 40
Seafarer - Ship's Master [Ship's Captain] 2542-11 AMSA 40
Seafarer - Ship's Officer [Deck Officer, Ship's Navigating Officer] 2542-19 AMSA 40
Seafarer - Ship's Surveyor [Marine Engineer Surveyor] 2542-17 AMSA 40
Other Professionals
Conservator [Art Conservator] 2549-11 VETASSESS 50
Electorate Officer 2549-13 VETASSESS 50
Environmental Health Officer [Health Surveyor] 2543-13 VETASSESS 50
Master Fisher 2542-13 VETASSESS 40
Museum or Gallery Curator 2549-21 VETASSESS 50
Occupational Health and Safety Officer 2543-11 VETASSESS 50
Oenologist [Winemaker] 2549-17 VETASSESS 50
Patents Examiner 2549-15 VETASSESS 50
Recreation Officer 2549-19 VETASSESS 50

SOL - Associate Professionals

Research & Development ASCO Code Assessing Authority Points scored
Chemistry Technical Officer 3112-11 VETASSESS 40
Medical Laboratory Technical Officer 3111-11 VETASSESS 40
Building, Engineering & Mining
Architectural Associate [Architectural Draftsperson, Building Drafting Officer] 3121-13 VETASSESS 40
Biomedical Engineering Associate 3129-11 VETASSESS 40
Building and Engineering Associate Professionals (not elsewhere classified) [Aircraft Detail Draftsperson, Aircraft Systems Technician (Air Force), Airframe Technical Officer, Avionics Systems Technician (Air Force), Mining Detail Draftsperson, Shipbuilding Draftsperson] 3129-79 VETASSESS 40
Building Associate [Building Construction Supervisor, Building Estimator, Clerk of Works] 3121-11 VETASSESS 40
Building Inspector [Electrical Installation Inspector] 3121-17 VETASSESS 40
Civil Engineering Associate [Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson, Road Design Draftsperson, Sewage Reticulation Drafting Officer, Structural Engineering Drafting Officer] 3122-11 IEA 40
Civil Engineering Technician [Civil Engineering Assistant] 3122-13 VETASSESS 40
Electrical Engineering Associate [Electrical Engineering Design Draftsperson, Electrical Engineering Drafting Officer, Relays Draftsperson, Substation Design Draftsperson] 3123-11 IEA 40
Electrical Engineering Technician [Electrical Engineering Detail Draftsperson, Electrical Instrument Technician] 3123-13 TRA 40
Electronic Engineering Associate [Aircraft Electronics Technical Officer, Communications and Data Systems Drafting Officer, Communications Engineering Technical Officer, Computer-Numeric Control Technical Officer, Control Systems Drafting Officer, Digital Controls Technical Officer, Flight Surveyor] 3124-11 IEA 40
Electronic Engineering Technician [Communications Engineering Technician, Electronics Detail Draftsperson, Printed Circuit Board Designer, Process Control Technician, Telemetry Technician] 3124-13 TRA 40
Mechanical Engineering Associate [Airconditioning Drafting Officer, Heating and Ventilating Technical Officer, Tool Design Draftsperson, Tool Designer] 3125-11 IEA 40
Mechanical Engineering Technician [Boiler Testing Technician, Hydraulic Controls Technician, Pipe Testing Technician] 3125-13 TRA 40
Metallurgical and Materials Technician [Dye Penetrant Testing Technician, Heat Treatment Technician, Magnetic Testing Technician, Non-Destructive Testing Technician, Pressure Testing Technician, Ultrasound Technician] 3129-13 VETASSESS 40
Mine Deputy 3129-15 VETASSESS 40
Plumbing Engineering Associate [Sewage, Water and Fire Services Associate] 3121-21 VETASSESS 40
Plumbing Inspector [Drainage Inspector, Gas Plumbing Inspector, Sanitary Plumbing and Water Supply Inspector] 3121-19 VETASSESS 40
Surveying and Cartographic Associate [Surveying Technologist, Aerial Survey Technician, Engineering Survey Drafting Technician, Photogrammetrist, Topographic Drafting Officer] 3121-15 VETASSESS 40
Financial Services & Real estate
Branch Accountant (Financial Institution) [Bank Accountant] 3211-11 VETASSESS 40
Commodities Trader [Grain Buyer, Livestock Trader, Wool Broker, Mineral Broker] 3212-17 VETASSESS 40
Financial Dealers and Brokers (not elsewhere classified) [Corporate Finance Officer, Finance Broker, Finance Officer, Investment Broker, Investment Dealer] 3212-79 VETASSESS 40
Financial Institution Branch Manager [Bank Manager, Building Society Manager, Credit Union Manager] 3211-13 VETASSESS 40
Financial Investment Adviser [Financial Planning Adviser] 3213-11 VETASSESS 40
Financial Market Dealer [Derivatives Dealer, Fixed Interest Dealer, Foreign Exchange Dealer] 3212-15 VETASSESS 40
Futures Trader 3212-13 VETASSESS 40
Insurance Broker 3212-19 VETASSESS 40
Office Manager 3291-11 VETASSESS 40
Project or Program Administrator [Project Co-ordinator] 3292-11 VETASSESS 40
Property Manager [Building Manager] 3293-13 VETASSESS 40
Real Estate Agency Manager 3293-11 VETASSESS 40
Real Estate Salesperson [Real Estate Sub-Agent] 3293-15 VETASSESS 40
Stockbroking Dealer [Stockbroker, Trading Floor Operator (Stock Exchange), [Securities Dealer] 3212-11 VETASSESS 40
Computing / IT
Computing Support Technician [Help Desk Technician, Network Support Technician] 3294-11 TRA 40
Food preperation
Chef [Chef de Partie, Commis Chef, Demi Chef, Second Chef, Sous Chef] 3322-11 TRA 60
Chef - Head Chef [Executive Chef] 3322-01 TRA 60
Also see Food preperation in the Trade persons and related workers section below
Social Services
Disabilities Services Officer 3421-17 VETASSESS 40
Family Support Worker 3421-19 VETASSESS 40
Parole or Probation Officer 3421-11 VETASSESS 40
Residential Care Officer 3421-15 VETASSESS 40
Youth Worker [Juvenile Justice Officer, Youth Accommodation Support Worker] 3421-13 VETASSESS 40
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health worker 3493-11 VETASSESS 40
Ambulance Officer 3491-11 VETASSESS 40
Dental Hygienist 3492-13 VETASSESS 40
Dental Technician [Dental Prosthetist, Orthodontic Technician] 3492-15 TRA 60
Dental Therapist 3492-11 VETASSESS 40
Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic 3491-13 VETASSESS 40
Massage Therapist [Chinese (Tui-Na) Masseur, Remedial Masseur, Shiatsu Therapist, Sports Medicine Masseur] 3494-11 VETASSESS 40
Hospitality and Accommodation
Hotel or Motel Manager (Degree level) [Hotelier, Publican, Accommodation Manager, Functions Manager, Resort Manager] 3323-11 VETASSESS 50
Hotel or Motel Manager (Diploma level) [as above] 3323-11 VETASSESS 40
Other
Interior Decorator 3999-11 VETASSESS 40
Library Technician 3997-11 VETASSESS 40
Museum or Art Gallery Technician [Taxidermist] 3999-13 VETASSESS 40
Primary Products Inspector [ Produce Inspector, Dairy Quality Assurance Officer, Fish Inspector, Fruit and Vegetable Inspector, Meat Inspector, Quarantine Inspector] 3991-11 VETASSESS 40
Safety Inspector [Boilers and Pressure Vessels Inspector, Gas Examiner, Lifts and Cranes Inspector, Mines Inspector] 3992-11 VETASSESS 40