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Ireland Immigration Occupation List

IRELAND IMMIGRATION OCCUPATION LIST

Ireland Highly Skilled Eligible Occupations List covers professions in the country which are experiencing shortage of employees with required skills, qualifications and experience. Under Employments with Specific Skills, expertise or capabilities that are eligible within a broader profession category are listed. Applicants with the required skills can apply for Critical Skills Employment Permit. The Work Permit Visa of the country can lead to permanent residence.

Employment categories which are essential for the proper functioning of the nation’s economy are included in the Ireland Occupation List.

SOC-3 Employment category SOC-4 Employments with Specific Skills
211 Natural and Social Science Professionals 2111 Chemical scientists in manufacturing (including food & beverages, medical devices), product development, clinical co-vigilance, or biotechnology or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
2112 Biological scientists and biochemists in manufacturing (including food & beverages, medical devices), product development, clinical co-vigilance, or biotechnology or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
2113 Physical scientists in manufacturing (including food & beverages, medical devices), product development, clinical co-vigilance, or biotechnology or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
212 Engineering Professionals 2122 Mechanical engineers specialising in:

• Quality control, or validation and regulation engineering (high tech industry; food and beverages), or

• Mechanical engineering (especially polymer engineering skills in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices or green economy), or

• Chemical process engineering, or

• Process automation engineering, or

• Power generation, transmission and distribution, or

• Related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience

2123 Electrical engineers specialising in:

• Chip design, test engineering, or application engineering, or

• Process automation engineering, or

• Power generation, transmission and distribution, or

• Related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience

2124 Electronics engineers specialising in:

• Chip design, test engineering, or application engineering, or

• Process automation engineering, or

• Power generation, transmission and distribution, or

• Related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience

2126 Design and development engineers specialising in:

• Quality control, or validation and regulation engineering (high tech industry; food and beverages), or

• Chip design, test engineering, or application engineering, or

• Process automation engineering, or

• Power generation, transmission and distribution, or

• Related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience

2127 Production and process engineers specialising in:

• Quality control, or validation and regulation engineering (high tech industry; food and beverages), or

• Chemical process engineering, or

• Process automation engineering, or

• Power generation, transmission and distribution, or

• Related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience

113 ICT Professionals 1136 Information technology and telecommunications directors
213 2133 IT specialist managers
2134 IT project and programme managers
2135 IT business analysts, architects and systems designers
2136 Programmers and software development professionals
2137 Web design and development professionals
2139 All other ICT professionals
221 Health Professionals 2211 Medical practitioners
2217 Medical radiographers
2217 Vascular technologists
2212 Medical laboratory scientists
2219 Audiologists
118 Health and Social Services Managers and Directors 1181 Senior health services and public health managers and directors
1184 Senior social services managers and directors
124 Managers in Health and Care Services 1241 Health care practice managers
223 Nursing and Midwifery Professionals 2231 • Registered Nurses/Midwives

• Specialist Nurses/Midwives

• Clinical Nurse/Midwife managers

• Advanced Nurse/Midwife practitioners

222 Therapy Professionals 2229 Orthoptists
242 Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 2421 Chartered and certified accountants and taxation experts specialising in tax, compliance, regulation, solvency, or financial management, or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
2423 Management consultants and business analysts specialising in big data analytics with skills in IT, data mining, modelling, and advanced maths or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
2424 Business and financial project management professionals specialising in finance & investment analytics, risk analytics, credit, fraud analytics or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
2425 Actuaries, economists and statisticians specialising in big data analytics with skills in IT, data mining, modelling, and advanced maths or related and relevant specialist skills, qualifications or experience
246 Quality and Regulatory Professionals 2461 Quality control and planning engineers
2462 Quality assurance and regulatory professionals
2463 Environmental health professionals
354 Sales, Marketing and Related Associate Professionals 3542 Business sales executives specialising in International Sales Roles or ITB2B sales roles and with fluency in the official language, apart from English, of a state which is not a Member State of the EEA