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Regional Skill Shortage List - New Zealand


This is the revised Regional Skill Shortage List, effective from 27 May 2019.

This list is part of Government immigration instructions as described in Section 22 of the Immigration Act 2009.


  

 

Northland

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Finance/ Business

Accountant (221111)

A letter from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or CPA Australia certifying that the applicant's degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards CAANZ professional status in New Zealand or CPA Australia membership

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Outdoor Adventure Guide (Skydive Tandem Master) (452299)

Tandem Master Rating AND

a minimum of 1000 jumps

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Auckland

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Finance/ Business

Accountant (221111)

A letter from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or CPA Australia certifying that the applicant's degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards CAANZ professional status in New Zealand or CPA Australia membership

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Outdoor Adventure Guide (Skydive Tandem Master) (452299)

Tandem Master Rating AND

a minimum of 1000 jumps

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Waikato

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stallion Master) (361112)

A minimum of four years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stud Groom) (361112)

A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience, including at least one year’s experience as a stud groom and one year’s yearling preparation experience


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Bay of Plenty

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stallion Master) (361112)

A minimum of four years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stud Groom) (361112)

A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience, including at least one year’s experience as a stud groom and one year’s yearling preparation experience


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Gisborne

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stallion Master) (361112)

A minimum of four years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Horse Trainer (Stud Groom) (361112)

A minimum of three years’ relevant work experience, including at least one year’s experience as a stud groom and one year’s yearling preparation experience


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Hawke's Bay

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Outdoor Adventure Guide (Skydive Tandem Master) (452299)

Tandem Master Rating AND

a minimum of 1000 jumps

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (452314)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Advanced Snowschool Instruction (Applied) (Level 5)

-   PSIA (USA)

-   CSIA (Canada) Level 1

-   NZSIA (Stage I)

-   equivalent internationally recognised qualification AND

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND


 

 

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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

Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Taranaki

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Outdoor Adventure Guide (Skydive Tandem Master) (452299)

Tandem Master Rating AND

a minimum of 1000 jumps

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (452314)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Advanced Snowschool Instruction (Applied) (Level 5)

-   PSIA (USA)

-   CSIA (Canada) Level 1

-   NZSIA (Stage I)

-   equivalent internationally recognised qualification AND

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND


 

 

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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

Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Whanganui-Manawatu

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (452314)

One of the following qualifications:

-       A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Advanced Snowschool Instruction (Applied) (Level 5)

-       PSIA (USA)

-       CSIA (Canada) Level 1

-       NZSIA (Stage I)

-       equivalent internationally recognised qualification

AND a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND


 

 

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

Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Wellington

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher

(241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level 6)

Finance/ Business

Accountant (221111)

A letter from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or CPA Australia certifying that the applicant's degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards CAANZ professional status in New Zealand or CPA Australia membership

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia

Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914), Medical Practitioners nec

(253999)

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


Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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


Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Nelson-Tasman

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm

One of the following qualifications:

Forestry

Manager) (121312), Dairy

- A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and

 

Cattle Farmer (Farm

knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New

 

Manager) (121313)

Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

 

 

- A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm

 

 

Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

 

 

AND

 

 

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Agriculture and Forestry

Winemaker (Viticulturist/Specialist positions – not pickers) (234213)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Viticulture, Oenology, Wine Science or wine making

-   A Graduate Diploma at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification which includes the knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Graduate Diploma in the focus areas of Viticulture, Oenology, Wine Science or wine making

OR

a minimum of five years' relevant work experience

Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher (241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

University Lecturer (242111)

A master degree at NZQF Level 9, or a higher qualification, with a minimum equivalent of 240 credits, which includes substantive research, dissertation or a thesis

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Draughtsperson (312511)

A diploma at NZQF Level 6, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) (Level

6)

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Technician (312512)

One of the following:

-   Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Mechanical Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)

-   Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

-   A Washington Accord or Sydney Accord accredited undergraduate (initial) engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering (listed - see Note 3)

-   A qualification at NZQF Level 7 or higher, with a letter from Engineering New Zealand certifying that the degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards Chartered Professional Engineer professional status in New Zealand

-   NZ registration in the field of Mechanical Engineering as a Chartered Professional Engineer or as an Engineering Technologist by Engineering New Zealand

AND

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

Finance/ Business

Accountant (221111)

A letter from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or CPA Australia certifying that the applicant's degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards CAANZ professional status in New Zealand or CPA Australia membership

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Anaesthetic Technician (311211)

NZ registration in the Anaesthetic Technician scope of practice with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand

AND

a minimum of two years' post-qualification work experience in anaesthesia


Health and Social Services

Medical Technicians nec (Dialysis Technician) (311299)

NZ registration as a Clinical Physiologist (Dialysis) with the Clinical Physiologist Registration Board

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Health and Social Services

Midwife (254111)

NZ registration in the midwifery scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand

AND

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

Health and Social Services

Resident Medical Officer (excluding First and Second Year Resident Medical Officers) (253112)

NZ registration within a relevant provisional general, general or special purpose scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Health and Social Services

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) (253311), Cardiologist

(253312), Paediatrician

(253321), Specialist

Physicians nec (253399), Emergency Medicine Specialist (253912),

Ophthalmologist (253914),

Medical Practitioners nec (253999)

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin AND

clearance from that authority

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Jockey (Trackwork Rider) (452413)

Completed an Apprenticeship under the Rules of Racing in their country of origin OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Outdoor Adventure Guide (Skydive Tandem Master) (452299)

Tandem Master Rating AND

a minimum of 1000 jumps

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (452314)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Advanced Snowschool Instruction (Applied) (Level 5)

-   PSIA (USA)

-   CSIA (Canada) Level 1

-   NZSIA (Stage I)

-   equivalent internationally recognised qualification AND

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

Recreation, Hospitality and Tourism

Snowsport Instructor (including Technicians) (452314)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Snowsport Equipment (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a ski/snowboard repair workshop

Trades

Baker (351111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) or the New Zealand Certificate in Trade Baking (Plant or Craft) (Level 4)

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post–qualification work experience

Trades

Composite Technician (399999)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 4)

Trades

Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)

NZ registration as an Electrical Service Technician or Electrical Appliance Serviceperson with the Electrical Workers Registration Board

Trades

Metal Casting Trades Worker (Foundry Moulder) (322114)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the metal forming strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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


Trades

Metal Fabricator (322311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one strand in the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Metal Machinist (First Class) (CNC Machinist) (323214)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Fitting and Machining or the Machining strands in the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Motor Mechanic (General) (Automotive Air Conditioning Technician) (321211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Automotive Heating, Ventilation or Air Conditioning strands in the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Specialist Engineering) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Panelbeater (324111)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-structural Repair) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering (Level 4) AND

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

Trades

Plastics Technician (Plastics Engineer) (399916)

A certificate at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Plastics Engineering Technology (Level 5)

AND

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

Trades

Sheetmetal Trades Worker (322211)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

AND

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

Trades

Vehicle Painter (324311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Refinishing (Level 4)

AND

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


Marlborough

 

 

Occupational Group

Occupation and ANZSCO number

Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment

Qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed. Also see Note 1 at the end of this document.

Agriculture and Forestry

Apiarist (121311)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture (Level 4) AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience in a commercial environment

 

OR

a minimum of five years' work experience as an apiarist in a commercial environment

Agriculture and Forestry

Arborist (362212)

A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Arboriculture strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Beef Cattle Farmer (Farm Manager) (121312), Dairy Cattle Farmer (Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Dairy Cattle Farmer (Assistant Farm Manager) (121313)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the Dairy Farming or Livestock Farming strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Farm Management, Agriculture or Dairy Technology

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience

Agriculture and Forestry

Market Gardener (Crop Production/ Agronomist Manager) (121221)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification, with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Agriculture or Horticulture

-   A certificate or diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus areas of Crop Production or Horticulture

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of one of the strands of the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Production (Level 4)

AND

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

Agriculture and Forestry

Pig Farmer (Farm Manager or Assistant Farm Manager) (121318)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A certificate at NZQF Level 4, or a higher qualification, which includes the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Advanced Husbandry) (NZQF Level 4), or the credit and knowledge requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Pork Production (Section Management) (NZQF Level 4)

-   A diploma at NZQF Level 5, or a higher qualification, in the focus area of Farm Management

AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant on-farm work experience


Agriculture and Forestry

Winemaker (Viticulturist/Specialist positions – not pickers) (234213)

One of the following qualifications:

-   A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification with the minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in the focus areas of Viticulture, Oenology, Wine Science or wine making

-   A Graduate Diploma at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification which includes the knowledge requirements of a New Zealand Graduate Diploma in the focus areas of Viticulture, Oenology, Wine Science or wine making

OR

a minimum of five years' relevant work experience

Education

Early Childhood (Pre- primary School) Teacher (241111)

One of the following NZQF level 7 qualifications, or higher, or a comparable qualification at the same level:

-   Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

-   Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood

-   Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) AND

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

a minimum of two years’ post-qualification work experience with children up to five years of age, including babies and toddlers

Education

Primary School Teacher (241213)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND

a provisional practising certificate AND

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

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow (classified under 242111

University Lecturer)

Doctor of Philosophy or a Doctoral degree at NZQF Level 10 with evidence of a thesis

Education

Secondary School Teacher (241411)

NZ registration with the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand AND