How to Migrate to Australia as a Drainer
Q. Can I migrate to Australia as a Drainer
A. Drainer 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 Drainer is 334113. This is also known as the ANZSCO Code for a Drainer.
According to the ANZSCO Classification Schedule, the code for Drainer contains the following Migration Groups and Sub Groups
Major Group: 3 – Technicians and Trades Workers
Sub-Major Group: 33 – Construction Trades Workers | Minor Group: 334 – Plumbers
Unit Group: 3341 – Plumbers
General role description for a Drainer migrating to Australia
334113 Australia Migration Code Description: Installs, maintains and designs below-ground drainage systems and associated sewerage or effluent disposal systems. Registration or licensing is required.
Minimum qualifications required to migrate to Australia as a Drainer.
According to ANZSCO those looking to migrate to Australia as a Drainer 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 Drainer 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.
Minimum work experience required to migrate to Australia as a Drainer
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 Drainer 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 334113 the Australian Skills Assessment body for Drainer is TRA: Trades Recognition Australia although Trades Recognition Australia outsource the assessment for Drainer to Vetassess
Stage 1 Skills Assessment – Training and employment Check: Drainer 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.
Stage 2 – Skills Assessment to migrate to Australia as a Drainer will usually be by technical interview or practical assessment.
Migrate to Australia as a Drainer Stage Two: Expression of Interest
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 Drainer. It is important therefore that you build the strongest possible case to receive an invitation to apply for your formal skilled visa.
Migrate to Australia as a Drainer Stage Three: Formal Application
The final stage of your migration to Australia as a Drainer 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.
What Emigration Australia Visas are available for a Drainer?
The main skilled visa classes of 189 and 190 bring what’s termed Permanent residency Status from day one. Permanent Residency for a Drainer 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
Can my family join me on a skilled visa?
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.
Employer Sponsored Visas for Drainer Australia
Drainer 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 Drainer Australia Migration
Occupation ceilings dictate how many skilled visas are issued to applicants in a particular year. For 2019 the occupation ceiling for Drainers immigrating to Australia is 5,766.
190 State Nomination for Drainer
The following Australian States and Territories currently offer their weight to the 190 Visa class for Drainers emigrating to Australia
ACT Australian Capital Territory
NT Northern Territory
SA South Australia
Not usually. 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 Drainers remains constant and is expected to do so for the next five years. There are currently 88,900 Drainers employed in Australia with the majority of those employed on a full-time basis. Unemployment for qualified Drainers in Australia is below average.
Average Salary in Australia for a Drainer
Average Salary for Drainer in Australia is $37.54 per hour
Average salary for a Drainer in South Australia: $33.23 per hour
The average salary for a Drainer is $33.23 per hour in South Australia.
Average salary for a Drainer in Canberra, ACT: $80,546 per year
The average salary for a Drainer is $80,546 per year in Canberra, ACT.
Average for a Drainer in New South Wales: $37.74 per hour
The average salary for a Drainer is $37.74 per hour in New South Wales.
Average salary for a Drainer in Queensland: $36.80 per hour
The average salary for a Drainer is $36.80 per hour in Queensland.
Average salary for a Drainer in Victoria: $37.93 per hour
The average salary for a Drainer is $37.93 per hour in Victoria.
Average salary for a Drainer in Western Australia: $37.44 per hour
The average salary for a Drainer is $37.44 per hour in Western Australia.
The Australian industry body for Drainers is the Australian Master Plumbers Association with branches in each State.
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