Release of the New SNOL by South Australia


It’s the most favorable time for someone to immigrate to Australia. The entire country is looking for talented IT professionals.

As a result, the state of South Australia has now released its Skilled Nominated Occupations List (SNOL) under which candidates interested here can apply. Although the candidates, who are interested in gaining the visa 190, can also choose an occupation which is listed on the MLTSSL and STSOL lists, in the case of South Australia, choosing an occupation from SNOL is mandatory for them. Apart from selecting an occupation, it’s also mandatory to earn 60 points to be shortlisted under visa class 190 for immigration to this state.

The points can be earned for the other credentials which are necessary like the age, education and proficiency in the English language. The age of the candidate interested in immigration to South Australia should not be 45 years or more and his language proficiency should be atleast competent English. This level of English requires the candidate to have 6 in all the bands of the prestigious IELTS exam.

Its important to note that some of the occupations in this SNOL require the candidate to have at least proficient English levels to be selected for that occupation in Australia.  For example, one of these occupations is the profile of a “Managing director” for which the required English level is at least “proficient”.

ProficientThe proficient levels of English refer to 7 in all the bands of IELTS. The “proficient plus” level of English which is also valid for this occupation requires a candidate to have 7.5 in all the bands of IELTS.

Proficient Plus:  This level of English conforms to 7.5 in all bands of IELTS.

PTE Academic, OET, TOEFL (Internet based test) and Cambridge English(CAE) test are other exams which are accepted to prove your proficient and proficient plus levels of English.

The various occupations which require these levels of English as the minimum acceptable scores are:

ANSCZO code Occupation Skills evaluation organization
131112 Sales and Marketing Manager AIM
131113 Advertising Manager AIM
132211 Finance Manager CPA / CA / IPA


ANSCZO code Occupation Skills evaluation organization
133611 Supply and Distribution Manager AIM
134212 Nursing Clinical Director ANMAC


For more information on these occupations, you can refer to the PDF list uploaded here.

Visa House can provide all the detailed facts and knowledge about how can you can get the approval for the visa 190 under the Skilled Nominated Occupations List.