According to the Department of Home Affairs, the Skilled stream of the Migration Program is designed to attract migrants who make a significant contribution to the Australian economy and fill positions where no Australian workers are available. It plays a crucial role in providing skills and labour that can’t be sourced locally, encouraging regional development, and promoting local investment.
To be eligible for the skilled migration program, applicants must hold specific qualifications, work experience and language ability requirements to be granted a skilled migrant visa in Australia.
Migration agents list the following as the highlight points for Skilled migration,
2. Meet the minimum points required at the time of the application.
1. Obtain a Skilled assessment to showcase your qualification and work experience in the nominated occupation.
3. Lodge expression of interest, and once the invitation is received, you will have 60 days to lodge your visa application.
*Please be mindful that all states and territories are subject to their own rules and procedures, so it is essential to receive professional assistance while proceeding with these processes.
If you are after the dream of staying in Australia for Good, we have worked closely with a migration lawyer to summarise trade and non-trade courses that would help you undertake a profession listed in the priority skilled migration list, released June 2021.
To learn more about these courses and how they can help you stay in Australia for good, please book a consultation with one of our experts by filling the form.