Skill requirement relaxation for the Temporary Graduate 485 Graduate Work Stream!
The Graduate Visa becomes more flexible for VET-TAFE graduates! Learn more in detail in the following article from our specialists!
Incredible news for International Students!
Until June 2023, it will be possible to apply to the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa Graduate Work stream without having the need for the skill studied to be in the skilled occupation list! This temporary measure represents a great advantage for international students who are interested in VET-TAFE vocational study experiences and who meet the requirements of the VET-TAFE program. Australia Study Requirement.
What is the Temporary Graduate 485 Graduate Work stream? – Link ?
This is one of the visa types within the Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485), which targets international graduate students with qualifications and skills in demand. skills in demand Australian government for their migration plan and aligned with the demand of the labor market. The duration of this visa is usually 18 months. We remind you that for this type of visas the following are considered: Trade Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas.
What are the requirements to apply for this visa?
- Be under 50 years of age;
- Have held a student visa within the last 6 months;
- Australia Study Requirement: Have studied a Qualification of more than 92 weeks or a combination of several professional Qualifications (English not applicable) that have an AQF Level 4 or higher. For example, a Certificate IV + Diploma, or a Diploma + Advanced Diploma;
- Have a relevant Skill-Skill qualification for an occupation on the Skilled occupation list.
News – Updates
As of July 2022, the Australian Federal Government has implemented a new flexibility for international students interested in extending their study experience and enriching it with a work experience. You can read more about the press release through the following link.What is the benefit? For those students who complete the minimum 92 weeks of study to apply for the Temporary Graduate Visa Work Stream on or before June 30, 2023, the skill they have studied does not need to be in the country of origin. skilled occupation list. That is, they will not need to nominate an occupation from the list of qualifying occupations and obtain a skills assessment. Important! This will apply to all applications submitted from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.
What will happen after June 30, 2023?
These developments mark a truly beneficial time for the international community interested in living, studying and working in Australia. There is basically no better time to undertake such an experience than now, given the most recent measures. [Pueden leer también nuestro artículo más reciente que habla sobre el beneficio de horas ilimitadas de trabajo hasta Junio 2023].
More news: Benefits for the Temporary Graduate 485 Post-Study Work Stream.
On the other hand, in the last days of September 2022, the Australian Minister of Education, Jason Clare, has published that two years will be added to Temporary Graduate Visa to those students who finish their university studies with professions that fall within the skill occupation list, i.e. those occupations demanded by the Australian Federal Government. While this is not yet official news, it is important to keep this in mind because it may soon become so! If you would like to learn more about the various opportunities and benefits contact us atWe will be happy to help you with the process to #LiveTheExperience.