Skilled Immigration Visas


Australia is and always has been a desired place for skilled individuals. Currently, the skilled migration program is the largest program with respect to available visas. The skilled migration program allows skilled individuals who are less than 45 years of age (some flexibility exists with respect to age) to come to Australia permanently.

The skilled migration program in Australia has three different avenues

  • Skilled individuals who are sponsored by an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Skilled individuals who are sponsored by an Australian state or territory government
  • Skilled individuals who apply on their own accord with no sponsorship

To get a skilled visa you must have specific skills in specific occupations. That is, only individuals who are skilled in specific areas are eligible for these visas. Generally speaking, the following professionals are eligible to apply for a skilled visa

  • Qualified Engineers
  • Surveyors and building construction specialists
  • Accountants
  • Doctors
  • Physiotherapists
  • Registered nurses
  • Podiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Optometrists
  • Dentists
  • Audiologists
  • Mechanics
  • Metal Fabricators
  • Carpenters
  • Joiners
  • Gas fitters

In addition to having a specific skill set, applicants must also achieve a specific IELTS test results. Generally speaking, applicants must have at least an IELTS six in all four bands to proceed with a visa application.

Unlike other providers, BeConsulting can assist skilled individuals with not only their immigration process but also finding work in Australia. With the extensive local Human Resources experience, BeConsulting can assist you with your cover letters, CV’s, interview technique and general job search skills.