One of the first things that the candidate is expected to do is select the correct occupation from the New South Wales Occupation List. It is important that the candidate refers to the latest list. The candidate must go through the New South Wales Occupation List 2016-2017 (Subclass 190). From here he needs to opt for the right occupation. It is important for the candidate to see if he has the required skills and qualifications for that particular occupation. He will have to get his skills assessed by an assessing body. The different assessing bodies are VETASSESS, CPAA/ICAA /IPA, Engineers Australia/AIM,TRA,ANMAC,ACWA, ACS, SSSI, AIQS, AVBC, AIMS,AITSL, AIR, ANZSNM, OCANZ, APharmC, ADC,OTC,APC, APodC/ANZPAC,SPA, Medical Board of Australia, ANMAC,SLAA, NAATI,TRA etc.. There may be additional requirements like the candidate may need to upgrade his skills or he may have to be proficient in English language or there may be some licensing requirements. The candidate must make sure that he fulfils all these requirements.