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Tradespeople without Formal Qualifications -Skilled Migration to Australia

Eligible Occupations:

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration Mechanics
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Metal Fabricators
  • Welders
  • Bricklayers.

Work Experience Requirement: 5 years work experience in your Trade.

For Assessment:

You need to forward your resume and documents to demonstrate your English -such as IELTS, OE,PTE or TOEFL.



 Queensland is seeking to attract highly skilled and employable international post graduate alumni in target occupations which are difficult to fill from the local labour market.

Queensland makes nominations for eligible post graduate alumni under the Skilled – Nominated (subclass 190), which allow alumni to live and work in Queensland permanently.

You can apply for this visa through the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) using SkillSelect.


To be eligible, you must have the criteria relevant to an occupation on the relevant Queensland Skilled Occupation List.

To check if your occupation is eligible, you can download the relevant list below:

Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ)


Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ) is pleased to announce that new Queensland Business Criteria for the Business, Innovation and Investment Program (BIIP) and a new Queensland Skilled Occupation List (QSOL) has been approved by the Queensland Government. These changes will come into effect from Monday 25 July 2016.

The headline changes include:

Subclass 132 Business Talent (Significant Business History Stream)

Net Business and Personal Assets of AUD$1.5 million to be transferred to Queensland within 2 yearsafter visa is granted including:

– minimum AUD$1million investment in a business

– minimum AUD$500,000 settlement costs

– must reside in Queensland


Subclass 188 Business Innovation and Investment

A. Innovation Stream: Net Business and Personal Assets of AUD$800,000 to be transferred to Queensland within 2 years after visa is granted including:

– minimum AUD$200,000 investment in a business

– must reside in Queensland


B. Investor Stream:

– Existing criteria remains the same

– must reside in Queensland


C. Significant Investor Stream (SIV):

– current Austrade Complying Investment Framework

– commitment to Queensland

Accountants occupational ceiling 2016/17

The Migration Institute of Australia has received clarification from the Department on the 2016/17 occupational ceiling for accountants. The figure of 4777 includes the number of accountants who will be approved for both the points tested visa and employer sponsored visas. The Department told the institute that this will provide a more accurate figure for accountant planning levels across the whole skilled migration program. The institute has advised that the number of places for all other occupational categories in the SkillSelect table are for points tested visas only

Professional Internship Program -SCL 416

Professional Internship Program 

The Professional Internship Program offers candidates an opportunity to gain professional work experience and improve career opportunities in almost all academic fields and a wide range of industries. It is aimed at candidates seeking work experience / internship positions in Australia. An internship is a great way to gain exposure into the professional work environment and develop professional workplace skills. All placements are non-paid training positions and they are available in all major cities of Australia. The Professional Internship Program will give candidates entry to Australia’s leading organisations.

The program is also open to Australian citizens and Permanent Residents.

Candidates can choose from any of the following fields or specify and we will match their request with a suitable Host Organisation:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Events Management
  • Tourism
  • IT, Computing & Design
  • Finance
  • Hospitality*
  • Agriculture, Farming & Conservation
  • Architecture & Design
  • Arts (Creative & Social)
  • Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Economics
  • Education & Training
  • Engineering*
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Fashion
  • Graphic Design
  • Import, Export & Trade
  • Journalism*Law & Legal Services
  • Logistics & Transport
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Advertising
  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
  • Photography*
  • Planning & Design
  • Politics & Government*
  • Psychology
  • Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sport & Leisure
  • Telecommunications*
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Veterinary Science