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Jobs In Demand For Professional Careers.

Professional Careers listed as ‘Occupations in High Demand’

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Occupations in high demand reflect a massive range of career options for youth. This post lists professional jobs offering excellent opportunities for qualified candidates. Study for these fields!

The term ‘Occupations in High Demand‘ refers to job areas (occupations) that are growing quickly or job posts that are becoming more and more difficult to fill (known as shortages in the labour market).

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A list of Professional Careers for Qualified Youths

OFO CodeProfessional Title
2411011.      Accountant (General)
2411062.      Accountant in Practice
2422093.      Accounting Officer
2321014.      Accounting Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
3313025.      Accounting Technician
2121016.      Actuary
2611027.      Administrative Lawyer
2352058.      Adult Education Teacher
2611069.      Advocate
21490510.   Agricultural Engineer
23210211.   Agricultural Management Practices Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
23210312.   Agricultural Sciences Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
21320213.   Agricultural Scientist
31420114.   Agricultural Technician
23210415.   Agricultural Technology Teacher (Grades 10-12)
21330516.   Air Pollution Analyst
31540117.   Air Traffic Controller
22120118.   Anaesthetist
21610119.   Architect
26210120.   Archivist
26110121.   Attorney
22660122.   Audiologist
31520523.   Boat Driver / Coxswain
33130124.   Bookkeeper
22120225.   Cardiologist
24230126.   Careers Counsellor
21450127.   Chemical Engineer
21450228.   Chemical Engineering Technologist
21420129.   Civil Engineer
21420230.   Civil Engineering Technologist
23210631.   Civil Technology Teacher (Grades 10-12)
22210132.   Clinical Nurse Practitioner
24220333.   Company Secretary
23210734.   Computer Applications Technology Teacher (Grades Teacher (Grades 10-12)
25230135.   Computer Network and Systems Engineer
35130136.   Computer Network Technician
24220437.   Corporate Treasurer
33120138.   Credit or Loans Officer
25210139.   Database Designer and Administrator
32510140.   Dental Assistant
32510241.   Dental Hygienist
22610142.   Dental Specialist
22610243.   Dentist
25120344.   Developer Programmer
22650145.   Dietician
23420146.   Early Childhood Development
23211247.   Economics Teacher (Grades Teacher (Grades 10-12)
26310148.   Economist
21510149.   Electrical Engineer
21510250.   Electrical Engineering Technologist
23211351.   Electrical Technology Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
21520152.   Electronics Engineer
21520253.   Electronics Engineering Technologist
22120354.   Emergency Medicine Specialist
21410555.   Energy Efficiency Manager
21510356.   Energy Engineer
21510457.   Energy Engineering Technologist
23211458.   Engineering Graphics and Design Teacher (Grades Teacher (Grades 10-12)
32210159.   Enrolled Nurse
21430160.   Environmental Engineer
21430261.   Environmental Impact and Restoration Analyst
24110462.   External Auditor
24110763.   Financial Accountant
24130164.   Financial Investment Advisor
24120465.   Financial Markets Practitioner
24110866.   Forensic Accountant
31430267.   Forestry Research Technician
31430168.   Forestry Technician
23410169.   Foundational Phase School Teacher
22110170.   General Medical Practitioner
35130271.   Geographic Information Systems Technicians
21140172.   Geologist
21140273.   Geophysicist
22620174.   Hospital Pharmacist
23211775.   Hospitality Studies Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
25290176.   ICT Security Specialist
25110177.   ICT Systems Analyst
21630278.   Industrial Designer
21410179.   Industrial Engineer
21410280.   Industrial Engineering Technologist
22620281.   Industrial Pharmacist
23211882.   Information Technology Teacher (Grades 10-12)
33210283.   Insurance Broker
24221184.   Internal Auditor
24120385.   Investment Advisor
24120186.   Investment Analyst
24120287.   Investment Manager
26120188.   Judge
No OFO Code89.   Laboratory Animal Technologist
21620190.   Landscape Architect
23211991.   Language Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
26220192.   Librarian
26120293.   Magistrate
24110294.   Management Accountant
24210195.   Management Consultant
31520496.   Marine Certification & Surveillance Manager
21440597.   Marine Engineer
24310298.   Market Research Analyst
21490799.   Materials Engineer
214908100. Materials Engineering Technologist
211403101. Materials Scientist
232122102. Mathematical Literacy Teacher 10 – 12)
212102103. Mathematician
233101104. Mathematics Teacher (Grade 4-9)
232123105. Mathematics Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
214401106. Mechanical Engineer
214402107. Mechanical Engineering Technologist
232124108. Mechanical Technology Teacher (Grades 10-12)
321101109. Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
321102110. Medical Radiation Therapist
213110111. Medical Scientist
214603112. Metallurgical Engineer
214604113. Metallurgical Engineering Technologist
211201114. Meteorologists
222201115. Midwife
322102116. Mother Craft Nurse
233102117. Natural Science Teacher (Grade 4-9)
252302118. Network Analyst
321103119. Nuclear Medicine Technologist
222114120. Nurse Educator
222116121. Nurse Manager
222115122. Nurse Researcher
221204123. Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
242402124. Occupational Instructor/trainer
226902125. Occupational Therapist
221205126. Ophthalmologist
221206127. Paediatrician
222113128. Paediatrics Nurse
224101129. Paramedical Practitioner
261103130. Patent Attorney
221207131. Pathologist
214607132. Petroleum Engineer
232126133. Physical Science Teacher (Grades 10-12)
211101134. Physicists and Astronomers
243304135. Printing and Publishing Equipment Sales Representative
214103136. Production Engineer
214104137. Production Engineering Technologist
241205138. Professional Principal Executive
251202139. Programmer Analyst
221208140. Psychiatrist
221103141. Public Health Physician
214904142. Quantity Surveyor
221209143. Radiologist
222102144. Registered Nurse (Aged Care)
222103145. Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)
222104146. Registered Nurse (Community Health)
222105147. Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)
222106148. Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)
222107149. Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)
222109150. Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)
222108151. Registered Nurse (Medical)
222110152. Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
222111153. Registered Nurse (Operating Theatre)
222112154. Registered Nurse (Surgical)
221102155. Resident Medical Officer
332301156. Retail Buyer
226203157. Retail Pharmacist
226302158. Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHE&Q) practitioner
243303159. Sales Representative (Educational Products and
243302160. Sales Representative (Medical and Pharmaceutical Products)
243301161. Sales Representative / Salesman (Industrial Products)
315101162. Ship’s Engineer
315201163. Ship’s Master
315202164. Ship’s Officer
315203165. Ship’s Surveyor
263501166. Social Counselling Worker
251201167. Software Developer
321104168. Sonographer
235201169. Special Needs Teacher
221210170. Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
226602171. Speech Pathologist
224102172. Sports Scientist
331401173. Statistical and Mathematical Assistant
212103174. Statistician
333905175. Supply Chain Practitioner
221211176. Surgeon
216502177. Surveyor
241103178. Tax Professional
252902179. Technical (ICT) Support Services Manager
215301180. Telecommunications Engineer
215302181. Telecommunications Engineering Technologist
215304182. Telecommunications Field Engineer
215303183. Telecommunications Network Engineer
232128184. Tourism Teacher (Grades 10 – 12)
261104185. Trade Mark Attorney
261105186. Tribunal Member
231101187. University Lecturer
216401188. Urban and Regional Planner
331501189. Valuer
225101190. Veterinarian
No OFO Code191. Veterinary Technologist
335905192. Water Inspector
213306193. Water Quality Analyst
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