Working holiday visas for Australia allow you to experience work, travel, and a holiday experience in Australia.
Working holiday visa allows you to stay and work in Australia for up to 12 months. The working holiday visa (WHV) program has two subclasses of visas they are the subclass 417 and 462. The subclass will depend on the country of your passport that you hold.
In addition to being able to work and travel in Australia this visa allows you to study for up to 4 months as well.
Working Holiday visa subclass: 417: UK, *Ireland, *Canada, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Taiwan
Work & Holiday visa subclass 462: USA, Argentina, Australia, Chile, China, Czech, Ecuador, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Uruguay, and Vietnam.
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Australia is always looking for people eligible for general skilled migration with skills in the trades sector to become permanent residents. Due to the ongoing shortages in Australia, in particular for trade professionals, the Department of Home Affairs has allocated a large number of places for skilled migration for many skilled trade occupations. Some of the occupations Australia is looking for is mechanics for heavy vehicles, fitters and turners, carpenters, bricklayers, chefs and pastrycooks, and painting trades workers.
The following list is a snapshot of the types of trades on the skilled occupation list.
|Item Number||Occupation||ANZSCO Code|
|1.||Small Engine Mechanic||321214|
|2.||Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic||342111|
|3.||Electrical Engineering Technician||312312|
|5.||Painting Trades Worker||332211|
|8.||Sheetmetal Trades Worker||322211|
|9.||Fitter and Turner||323212|
|12.||Painting Trades Worker||332211|
|13.||Wall and Floor Tiler||333411|
|20.||Diesel Motor Mechanic||321212|
There are a number of options to apply for a skilled migrant visa, but which one you apply for depends on your qualifications and experience. You may need to lodge an expression of interest and complete a point test, and then wait for an invitation from the states or territories before you can lodge an application. There are also different options when looking for permanent residency visas.
You can apply while living overseas or in Australia. When applying for a skilled visa from Australia, you will be issued with a bridging visa while your application is assessed. The following are the visas you may be eligible for:
All trade occupations require a skill assessment for a visa in Australia. Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) is the assessing authority for most trade occupations. There are several types of assessments and which one you should apply for depends on where you are migrating from, where you studied, your occupation and type of visa you are applying for.
Following is a brief summary of each TRA skill assessment program. You can research the full guidelines for each program on the TRA website.
The Job Ready Program (JRP) assesses you employment skills if you are an international graduate with an Australian qualification to determine if you have the required skills to work in your occupation.
It is a four-step program:
The PSA is the first step and if successful you can make a visa application for a temporary graduate subclass 485 visa (graduate work stream). Its purpose is to verify your Australian trade qualifications and your work experience in Australia.
Eligibility to complete a PSA includes the following:
The JRE is the second step in the process. The JRE gives you the opportunity to gain workplace experience in your nominated occupation.
You must either have or applied for a visa that allows you to work 1725 hours of paid employment over a 12-month period. You must also:
The JRWA assesses your ability to work at the required skill level for an Australian employer. A TRA workplace assessor will complete the assessment and they will focus on the activities you are required to complete while at work.
For a workplace to be eligible for a JRWA it must be approved and you must provide:
The JRFA is the final step in the JRP. To be eligible you must have:
Apply for the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Skills Assessment Program when applying for the Temporary Skill Shortage subclass 482 visa where you are required to complete a skill assessment for your nominated occupation.
The TSS has two pathways:
If you want to apply for a skilled visa other than a subclass 485 or TSS subclass 482 visa, you will need to complete the Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP). It is mandatory to complete the OSAP when you are from a specified country and for some occupations.
The OSAP has two pathways:
Apply for the Migration Skills Assessment (MSA) Program when you want to apply for a skilled visa if your country and occupation does not have an approved TRA Registered Training Organisation.
This is a paper-based assessment of your employment history and skills to assess whether your skills meet Australian standards.
For eligibility to apply for the MSA, your occupation must be:
With so many visa choices available when applying to work in Australia in a trades profession, the process is complex. The specialists at Direct Migration Experts can help you every step of the way. We are registered migration experts and can assess your situation to help you make the right choices and decisions. We can also assist with the documents you need and making your EOI, visa application and applying for the right skills assessment.
Call us on 1300 015 592 to talk to one of our experienced consultants.