When it comes to Australian Immigration the first stage is working out your eligibility.
This eligibility is based on several core key criteria such as Occupation, Age, Education, Work Experience and English Language ability, with other secondary criteria affecting only certain applications.
In terms of occupation if you’ve an occupation listed on the Medium & Long Term Strategic Skills List you could be eligible for Skilled Migration on a subclass 189, 190 or 489 visas
If you’ve an occupation on the Short Term Skilled Occupations List you could be eligible for a subclass 190 visa – with options available for 489 in certain circumstances.
Not all occupations are equal however… some are more in demand than others and whilst those with other general occupations aren’t necessarily disadvantaged, those with Hot Occupations can expect a faster Invitation to Apply or find themselves in receipt of a State Nomination relatively quickly.
Every year Australia publish an Occupation Ceiling for most occupations, detailing the maximum number of skilled migrants they will accept under any given occupation.
The higher the demand of the occupation the greater the ceiling, and the faster that ceiling will be filled.
As the Australian economy evolves and grows there are essential skill shortages that migrants with the right skills and abilities can help with. As such, the MLTSSL and STSOL are constantly updated to reflect the most essential needs of the economy.
What are the ‘Hot Occupations’ going to be in 2019
Skilled Trades continue to be in high demand throughout Australia, with most State Governments offering sponsorship. Australia Made Simple has dedicated Skilled Trades Migration Experts to assist you every step of the way. Find out more
With a successful financial services industry in Australia it’s not surprising that accountants are in high demand. Our financial migration experts will be delighted to assist, find out more
With a leading healthcare system Australia has always had a high demand for Nurses and Midwives and our dedicated Medical Migration specialists assist not only with immigration, they’ll also help you get registered with AHPRA. Find out more
The IT industry has seen a real boom in recent years in Australia and is in critical need of more highly qualified ICT professionals. Find out more
Australia is currently in short supply of secondary teachers, so if you have recently qualified as a secondary school teacher, or you have years of experience, you could be eligible to migrate and start a new life overseas. Our Teaching Australia specialists will be delighted to help answer any questions you may have. Find out more
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Do I need NVQ level 3 or will Level 2 be enough?
NVQ Level 3 is required.
I've completed my free assessment and very much looking forward to hearing from you. Is Electrician a Hot Occupation at the moment for Australia?
Electrician is indeed still a highly sought after Occupation Code for Immigration.