Australia Skillselect Migration Points Calculation
December 05, 2018

Grab crucial points to secure Skillselect visa in Australia!

Possessing adequate skills of a skilled worker? Want to realise your Australian dreams? If you are resourceful and expert in chosen field, you have to submit relevant details whereby you are granted with a particular Skillselect visa. The country’s administration allows you to find a desirable position in the country’s workforce and reside permanently.

Before you get a job in country, here are few points you need to consider. List of details have to be submitted, specifically these include claiming points mentioning your education background, work experience, skills, specialisation and other criteria. They will help you get good scores. This way, 65 points is the minimum you require to avail Permanent Residency benefits.

In other words, different Skillselect visas constitute General Skilled Migration program. The program is structured thus offering applicants with complete leeway where points are awarded for applicants possessing Skilled Independent Visa – subclass 189, Skilled Nominated Visa – subclass 190 and 489 Skilled Regional Subclass.

Get a detailed check on specific details clearly referring to how you score crucial points. List of details include –

Applicants age

Young and middle-aged individuals score few points in comparison to those in the age group of 25-32 where 30 points is the maximum you score.

IELTS exam

A good band of 8 or more in IELTS test enables you to collect 20 points, 10 points for 7 band and there are no points in case your scores are 6 or more.

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Skilled Employment

Statistics related to skilled employment generally weigh more if you are employed in Australia. Overseas migrant population tend to lose with few points awarded to them. For instance, if you have at least 8 years of experience in Australia, you can collect 20 points compared to overseas applicant who claims just 15 points. There is a 5-point difference between Australian applicant and overseas candidate wherein the latter lags as far as claiming points.

Qualification specifying education

Ph.D. holder can get 20 points. If an applicant has a doctorate degree, he can obtain 20 points, 15 for Bachelor or Master’s program and 10 points if he has a trade qualification or Australian Diploma.

Australian qualifications

Five points are awarded to applicants if they obtained qualification from education institution in Australia. They are only entitled for 5 points if the course of their study extends period of 2 years.

Regional Study

If an applicant has completed a 2-year study program in Regional Australia, he can obtain 5 points. The program could be a trade qualification, degree or diploma.

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Community language skills

Five points is the minimum you score in case you have translator/interpreter level language skills in the country’s designated community language. Skills, on the other hand, have to be recognised by NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters).

Partner/spouse skills & qualification

If your partner/spouse is not a resident of Australia and has specific skills/qualifications to her credit, you can still claim 5 points on her behalf. However, she has to meet specific GSM requirements mentioning age, IELTS score as well as nominated occupation.

The list also includes other components where the applicant receives points. These include Professional Year and Sponsorship and nomination for subclass 190 and 489.

Professional Year

Five points are claimed if the applicant has started as well as completed PY program in the last 48 months prior to being invited. The structured program for professional development consists of formal training along with on roll job experience.

Sponsorship & Nomination

Get sponsored by Australian State or Territory Government. Thereafter, you can claim points under Skilled Nominated visa – subclass 190 and Skilled Nominated or Sponsored Visa (Provisional) – subclass 489.

Last but not least, sufficient details enable you to claim bountiful of points. Age, skills and IELTS score matter a lot thus helping you get desired score. Rather than being overseas applicant, an Australian resident has every resource within his reach to enhance overall performance in every way.

Still left confused and running without options? You don’t have sufficient details by which you can figure out details as far as claiming points are concerned. Seek assistance from our immigration and educational team of experts whose tiring efforts and cooperation solves many issues concerning your visa application. Their guidance will help you to claim those extra points which you hardly realised.

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