Skilled Australia worked visa

Skilled worked visa program

A HEALTHY ECONOMIC STRUCTURE

Australia has a comprehensive economic policy framework in place. The economy is globally competitive and remains an attractive destination for investment. Australia has a sound, stable and modern institutional structure that provides certainty to businesses.

Standard Classification of Occupations

Department of Immigration and Citizenship Australia introduced ANZSCO w.e.f 1 July 2010. Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) is a system developed to collect, publish and analyse occupation statistics across government agencies and is being introduced by the department as the new standard to capture occupation information in all visa, settlement and citizenship programs.

NOTE: Department of Immigration & Border Protection (DIBP) and Australian States/ Territories accept the following English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE- Academic)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language – Internet Based Test (TOEFL- iBT)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CEA)

To be eligible under this category the applicant should:

Australia’s economy remains one of the strongest in the world, offering millions of jobs every week, making it an extremely preferred destination for highly skilled young people. It also exhibits that Australian employers require skilled workforce for achieving their organizational goals.

The eligibility of skilled migrants, who desire to immigrate to Australia, is assessed on a point-based system. In this system, points are awarded after considering the age, work experience, qualifications and language proficiency of the aspirant.

The applicants need to satisfy the following threshold requirements:

  • Submit an expression of interest (EOI);
  • Have an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list
  • Be under 50 years of age at the time of applying for a visa;
  • Meet the threshold English language requirement of competent English;
  • Have a suitable skills assessment for that occupation
  • Be able to score at least 60 on the points test.
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