Skilled Occupations

Skilled Occupations

For potential applicants who seek to nominate skilled occupations acceptable for permanent or temporary skilled migration to Australia, the following programs are available:

  • Skill Select
  • Regional Sponsored Migrations Scheme (Subclass 187)
  • Employer Nominated Scheme (Subclass 186)
  • Training and Research Visa (Subclass 402)
  • Temporary Work (Skilled) Visa (Subclass 457)
  • Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485)
 

Skilled Occupations are various highly skilled job positions that potential applicants can apply for to live in Australia and work indefinitely or temporarily. The occupation must be listed under different immigration programs available in Australia.

If you seek to live and work in Australia on permanent or temporary basis as a skilled immigrant, you must nominate your respective skilled occupation that is acceptable under various programs mentioned above.

If you wish to apply for an independent or Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) - Graduate Work Stream or Family Sponsored Points Tested visa, you must nominate an occupation from the Skilled Occupations List (SOL). If you need skills assessment as a part of your visa application, you must contact the assessing authority to obtain skill assessment and provide all important application forms and relevant information pertaining to the assessment.

Click to Refer skilled occupations listed under SOL.

You may nominate an occupation from the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List if you have been nominated by an Australian state or territory government, a Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457), a direct entry stream Employer nomination Scheme visa or a Training and research visa (subclass 402).

Click to Refer skilled occupations listed under CSOL.

To get legal advice and visa support, please contact immigration agents at XL Migration and Education Services.

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