Skill shortage review update

Each year skills needed in the NZ workforce are added to Essential Skills in Demand Lists (ESID).  Workers with skills on the ESID lists usually find it easier to apply for temporary work and some resident visas.

There are 14 occupations included in this years’ ESID review – including Glazier (333111), Quantity Surveyor (233213), Construction Project Manager (133111), and Building Associate (Specialisation: Building Construction Supervisor) (312112).  We now have until 5pm on Friday 9 November 2018 to make submissions supporting their inclusion and providing additional information and evidence about the nature and extent of skill shortages in their area: