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South Africa

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Note: Country specific skills are subject to the two-year foreign residence (home country physical presence) requirement.

Exchange Visitor Skills

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01) Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

1.10 Food Science

1.11 Plant Sciences
including Crop Science; Horticulture Science; Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding; Pest Management; and Range Science

1.12 Soil Science and Agronomy

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03) Natural Resources and Conservation

3.02 Natural Resources Management and Policy

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04) Architecture and Related Services

4.02 Architecture
including Environmental, Interior & Landscape Design; Architectural History; and Architectural Technology

4.03 City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning; Architectural Urban Design and Planning

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09) Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

9.01 Communication and Media Studies

9.04 Journalism
including Broadcast Journalism; Photojournalism; On-Line/Web-page News

9.07 Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
including Media/Multimedia

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10) Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services

10.02 Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
including Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant; Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician; and Recording Arts Technology/ Technician

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11) Computer And Information Sciences and Support Services

11.02 Computer Programming

11.05 Computer Systems Analysis

11.07 Computer Science
including Systems Engineering

11.10 Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management

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13) Education

13.01 Education, General
including Educational Administration

13.02 Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural

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14) Engineering

14.01 Engineering, General

14.02 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

14.03 Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering

14.05 Biomedical/Medical Engineering

14.07 Chemical Engineering

14.08 Civil Engineering
including Geotechnical, Structural, Water Resources, and Transportation and Highway Engineering

14.10 Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
including Radio Engineering

14.14 Environmental Engineering
including Pollution Control; Waste and Hazardous Material Disposal

14.19 Mechanical Engineering

14.20 Metallurgical Engineering

14.21 Mining and Mineral Engineering

14.22 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

14.23 Nuclear Engineering

14.33 Construction Engineering

14.35 Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering

14.38 Surveying Engineering

14.39 Geological/Geophysical Engineering

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22) Legal Professions and Studies

Including Law, Legal Research, Judicature and All Branches and Specialties In The Practice of Law

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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26) Biological Sciences

26.01 Biology

26.03 Botany/Plant Biology

26.05 Microbiological Sciences and Immunology
also under Medicine

26.07 Zoology/Animal Biology

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27) Mathematics and Statistics

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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40) Physical Sciences

40.01 Physical Sciences

40.02 Astronomy; Astrophysics; Planetary Astronomy and Science; and Space Technology

40.05 Chemistry

40.06 Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences including Oceanography; Hydrology

40.08 Physics

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43) Security And Protective Services

Including Law Enforcement, Fire Protection, And Corrections

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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44) Public Administration and Social Service Professions

44.04 Public Administration
including City Planning, Urban Planning, Urban Transportation

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46) Construction Trades

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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47) Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians

There are no sub-groups for this category.

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48) Precision Production
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49) Transportation and Materials Moving

49.01 Air Transportation
including Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General; Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew; Aviation/ Airway Management and Operations; Air Traffic Controller; Flight Instructor

49.02 Ground Transportation
including Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation; Commercial Vehicle Operation; and Mobil Crane Operation

49.03 Marine Transportation
including Commercial Fishing; Diver, Professional and Instructor; Marine Science/ Merchant Marine

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51) Health Services, Allied Health, Health Sciences, Medical Research, General

51.07 Health and Medical Administrative Services
including statistics and documentation

51.08 Medical Support Services/Assistant

51.09 Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
including, but not limited to the following fields: Emergency Medical; Cardiovascular; Electrocardiograph; Electroneurodiagnostic / Electroencephalographic; Nuclear Medical; Perfusionist; Radiation Therapy; Respiratory Care Therapy; Surgical; Sonography and Ultrasound; Radiography; Athletic Training; Genetic Therapy; Cardiopulmonary; and Radiation Protection/Health Physics

51.10 Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions

51.12 Medicine, Medical Research, including all specialties and fields
including, but not limited to: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Audiology, Cancer, Cardiography, Cardiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dermatology, Embryology, Emergency Medicine, Epidemiology, Family Practice, Forensic Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Preventive Medicine, Proctology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Speech Pathology, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Toxicology, Transitional, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Virology

51.16 Nursing
including all specialties

51.20 Pharmacy
including Administration

51.22 Public Health
including, but not limited to Environmental Health; Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene; Public Health Education and Promotion; International Health; Community Health and Preventive Medicine; and Health Services Administration

51.23 Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions