skills assessment is a meticulous evaluation of your educational qualifications, work experience, and skills, conducted by designated assessing authorities in Australia. This assessment is tailored to match your expertise with the requirements of your nominated occupation in Australia. Understanding the nuances of this process is crucial, as it forms the foundation of your visa application.
NSW has been provided a limited number of interim nomination places for the 2020–21 financial year.
The below shows the occupation ceilings for 189 and 491 (family nominated stream only) for the 2020-2021 program year for each occupation on the list of eligible skilled occupations by the four-digit ANZSCO code unit group.
Skillselect Invitation round 11 June 2020
Australian migration planning levels for 2020-2021, until otherwise advised, the existing 2019-20 Migration Program settings will continue to remain in place. This means the 2020-21 planning ceiling will be retained at 160,000 places, the level set for the 2019-20 Migration. Check the post for more information.
May 2020 update about Queensland 190 and 491 visa program.
If you were outside Australia when you were granted 189, 190,489 or 491 visa. Condition 8504 provides that: the holder must enter Australia as the holder of the visa to which the condition applies before a date specified by the Minister. This date could be postponed.
New 491 SBO visa (Small Business Owner) stream is finally available for people who are running a business in regional Queensland. A visa applicant will have to employ at least 1 Australian and invest in business over 100,000 AUD. Check this article for more details.
How to ? verify work rights of foreign workers? We know already that this and that visa has work rights while others don’t have. The question now is this: How can you ascertain if a particular foreign employee of yours has work rights at certain times in the duration of their contract with you? VEVO comes with help.
Australian Department of Home Affairs accepts the following English language tests:
– International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
– Occupational English Test (OET)
– Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT)
– Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
– Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test (also known as Certificate in Advanced English).
Have a look to compare the results required for different tests.