Occupation Profile – Arborist – (ANZSCO 362212) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleARBORIST
ANZSCO Code362212
Occupations in this Group362211 Gardener (General)
362212 Arborist
362213 Landscape Gardener
DescriptionMaintains and cares for trees and shrubs by lopping limbs and shaping branches, treating trees with fertilisers and insecticides, removing dead or decaying trees, and advising on general tree care.
Skill Level3
Alternative TitleTree Surgeon
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-preparing and maintaining seedbeds and growing sites
-propagating and planting trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and bulbs
-preparing lawn areas by spreading top soil and planting grass, and by laying instant turf
-maintaining planted and grassed areas by weeding, trimming, fertilising, watering and mowing
-pruning trees and hedges, and installing plant support and protection devices
-preparing plans and drawings, selecting materials and plants, and scheduling landscape construction
-setting out and installing hardscape and softscape structures
-constructing gravel and paved areas, walls, fences, pergolas, ponds, barbecues and garden furniture
-examining trees to assess their condition and determine treatment
-lopping limbs off trees and shaping branches using chain and handsaws
-spraying and dusting plants and trees to control insects and disease, and felling diseased trees
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations362211 Gardener (General)
362213 Landscape Gardener
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)