Can I migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker
Cabinetmaker is on the Medium & Long Term Strategic Skills List which opens several visa pathways for Migrating to Australia.
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Every occupation on the MLTSSL and STSOL is assigned an immigration code and the code for those looking to migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker is 394111. This is also known as the ANZSCO CCode for a Cabinetmaker.
According to the ANZSCO Classification Schedule, the code for Cabinetmaker contains the following Migration Groups and Sub Groups
Major Group: 3 – Technicians and Trades Workers
Sub-Major Group: 39 – Other Technicians and Trades Workers | Minor Group: 394 – Wood Trades Workers
Unit Group: 3941 – Cabinetmakers
General role description for a Cabinetmaker migrating to Australia
394111 Australia Migration Code Description: Fabricates or repairs wooden furniture, and fits and assembles prepared wooden parts to make furniture.
Minimum qualifications required to migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker.
According to ANZSCO those looking to migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker must demonstrate qualifications equivalent to Skills Level 3 on the Australian Qualification Framework (“AQF”). If you’re migrating to Australia from the UK as a Cabinetmaker you’ll be expected to have at least NVQ Level 3 and if you’re looking to migrate from South Africa to Australia, you’ll need an Advanced National certificate.
Generally, we’ll be looking at you having over three years’ experience although time spent in training or on an apprenticeship can count towards this time.
Occasionally three years of relevant experience can substitute the need for formal qualifications although this is the exception not the rule
Once you’ve satisfied the occupational requirements for ANZSCO then it’s time to look at overall immigration points which can be calculated below
Age 18 – 24 = 25 points
Age 25 – 32 = 30 points
Age 33 – 39 = 25 points
Age 40 – 44 = 15 points
Age 45 = Not eligible for skilled migration although may still be eligible for Permanent residency status via the TSS Visa.
English Language Ability Points
Good = 20 points
Medium = 10 points
Basic = 0 points
Work Experience Points
3 to 5 years = 5 points
5 to 8 years = 10 points
8 years + = 15 points
PHD = 20 points
Degree = 15 points
Trade Qualification = 10 points
We will always make an application across the State Sponsored visa class of Permanent Residency so by using Australia Made Simple add in a further 5 or 10 points as required.
Once you’ve satisfied ANZSCO and calculated a minimum of 60 immigration points it’s time to start looking at getting your migration case underway.
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Migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker Stage One: Skills Assessment
Every occupation, trade and profession have their own skills assessment body. It’s their job to say that you are who you say you are, and that you have the right skills, experience and qualifications. In the case of ANZSCO Code 394111 the Australian Skills Assessment body for Cabinetmaker is TRA: Trades Recognition Australia although Trades Recognition Australia outsource the assessment for Cabinetmaker to Vetassess
Stage 1 Skills Assessment – Training and employment Check: Cabinetmaker Australia
Stage one is the collation of a decision ready bundle of documents which can be used by the assessment body to evidence and substantiate your skills, training, qualifications and experience. The cost for Stage One Skills Online is AUD $1080.00 and includes $300 Government Administration fee.
Stage 2 – Skills Assessment to migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker will usually be by technical interview or practical assessment for which the fee is AUD $1610.00
After receiving a positive Skills Assessment an Expression of Interest can be lodged which places you into a pool of candidates all looking to migrate to Australia as a Cabinetmaker. It is important therefore that you build the strongest possible case to receive an invitation to apply for your formal skilled visa.
The final stage of your migration to Australia as a Cabinetmaker is your formal application to the Department of Home Affairs after receiving an invitation to apply. At this stage, police checks and medicals are required.
The main skilled visa classes of 189 and 190 bring what’s termed Permanent residency Status from day one. Permanent Residency for a Cabinetmaker means you’ll be able to:
Live and work in Australia
Enter and leave without the need for further visas
Access education for children without contribution
Access financial services
Sponsor other eligible family members after two years
Apply for full citizenship and dual nationality after four years
Yes, with the added bonus that your partner may not even need to do a skills assessment in their own right for whatever occupation they hold. The rights and privileges afforded to the main visa holder are passed onto partners and children automatically.
Cabinetmaker is on the MLTSSL for Australia which means it’s eligible for the TSS Employer Sponsored Visa and whilst this visa is initially classed as temporary it can convert to fill Permanent Residency Status after three years.
Occupation Ceilings for Cabinetmaker Australia Migration
Occupation ceilings dictate how many skilled visas are issued to applicants in a particular year. For 2019 the occupation ceiling for Cabinetmakers immigrating to Australia is 1,421.
The following Australian States and Territories currently offer their weight to the 190 Visa class for Cabinetmakers emigrating to Australia
ACT Australian Capital Territory
NT Northern Territory
SA South Australia
The 189 visa class does not require a formal job offer although some States and Territories do require this for the 190 subclass.
The Job market in Australia for Cabinetmakers remains constant and is expected to do so for the next five years. There are currently 54,250 Cabinetmakers employed in Australia with the majority of these employed on a full-time basis. Unemployment for qualified Cabinetmakers in Australia is below average.
Average Salary in Australia for a Cabinetmaker
Average Salary for Cabinetmaker in Australia is $32.36 per hour
Average salary for a Cabinetmaker in South Australia: $57,158 per year
The average salary for a Cabinetmaker is $57,158 per year in South Australia, which is 6% below the national average.
Average for a Cabinetmaker in New South Wales: $64,489 per year
The average salary for a Cabinetmaker is $64,489 per year in New South Wales, which is 6% above the national average.
Average salary for a Cabinetmaker in Queensland: $32.84 per hour
The average salary for a Cabinetmaker is $32.84 per hour in Queensland, which meets the national average.
Average salary for a Cabinetmaker in Victoria: $30.73 per hour
The average salary for a Cabinetmaker is $30.73 per hour in Victoria, which is 6% below the national average.
Average salary for a Cabinetmaker in Western Australia: $31.71 per hour
The average salary for a Cabinetmaker is $31.71 per hour in Western Australia, which meets the national average. The industry body in Western Australia is the Cabinetmakers Association of Western Australia.
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