Occupational Training Subclass 407 - Nomination and Training approval

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The previous Regulations 2.72A to 2.72J have been repealed/substituted with a new Regulation 2.72A that specifies the criteria for nominating an occupational training program and nominee.

This Instrument specifies the following information for subparagraphs 2.27A(12)(c) & (d):

Reg 2.27A(12)(c) specifies that the sponsor must be:

  • an agency of a State or Territory
  • a higher education provider listed as a Table A and Table B provider in Subdivision 16-B of the Higher Education Support Act 2003,

AND

  • an entity engaged in the field of health care, scientific research, social assistance or religious services

Reg 2.27A(12)(d) specifies the circumstances applicable to the training program:

  • the occupational training is necessary for the nominee to obtain registration, membership or licensing in Australia, or in the home country of the nominee, in relation to the occupation of the nominee;
  • the registration, membership or licensing is required in order for the nominee to be employed in the occupation of the nominee in Australia or in the home country of the nominee;
  • the duration of the occupational training is necessary for the nominee to obtain registration, membership or licensing in Australia, or in the home country of the nominee, in relation to the occupation of the nominee, taking into account the prior experience of the nominee;
  • the occupational training is workplace based; AND
  • the nominee has appropriate qualifications and experience to undertake the occupational training;

 

Alternatively, the training may also be provided in circumstances where the provider is an associated entity of the sponsor as defined in section 50AAA of the Corporations Act 2001.

This Instrument commenced on 19 November 2016.

Extract from MIA

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