- Be sponsored
- Be 18 years old (min)
- Have a suitable health insurance
- Have genuine intentions to stay temporarily in Australia
- Have functional (min.) level of English knowledge
- Meet health and character requirements
This is a temporary visa that allows you to undertake occupational training in Australia to enhance your professional skills. It requires you to be sponsored either by an Australian business or a government agency. It allows you to live and obtain workplace-based or professional development training in Australia for a period of up to 2 years. It also allows you to include your family members.
This is a 3-stage process visa: sponsorship, nomination and visa application.
The nomination can be divided into 3 categories, and the requirements vary depending on the type of occupational training:
Required for licensing/registration or membership
Workplace-based training to obtain a compulsory licensing or registration or membership to work in a specific occupation in Australia or in the nominated trainee’s home country
Required to improve skills
Related to an eligible skilled occupation
Must have prior professional recent experience of minimum 12 months full-time in the last 24 months
Required for capacity building overseas
Workplace-based training in Australia for overseas students currently enrolled in a foreign institution
Australian or nominated trainee’s home country government support
Face-to-face teaching in Australia
Our intent is to provide you only with a general overview information of these visa subclasses and/or any other migration matter. This information may not be up to date with migration regulations and legislations as migration law is very dynamic. If you intend to apply for this visa, we strongly recommend you schedule a migration consultation to discuss any applicable factors under your specific circumstances.