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Skilled Brick Layers Can Apply for Working Visa to Australia


Great news for Skilled Migrants Looking to Migrate to Australia

Do you know skilled brick layers can apply for Working Visa Australia?

Australia is rapidly heading for a skill shortage in the trades and services sector with Bricklaying the most recent occupation to hit the country’s ‘In demand’ list.

The countries’ residential Real estate boom, record high property prices and steady increase in government infrastructure projects have all fueled this demand for Bricklayers.

With so much construction work taking place, what the country really needs is a strong labor force and people to actually build the houses.

These riising demand opened up a new whole opportunities so skilled brick layers can apply for Working Visa Australia.

Yet Bricklaying as a career has become increasingly snubbed in preference of the ‘trendier’ construction jobs such as electricians, inevitably leaving the industry in dire circumstances.

So the news of skilled brick layes can apply for working visa Australia is a pleasant news.

Bricklayers in Australia

So now the question on everyone’s lips remains, will this lead to an increase in the amount of foreigners allowed into the country on a 457 working visa?

We hope so.

As of late, we certainly have seen a lot of construction firms advertising company sponsorship to foreign workers.

Some even goes as far as to provide full payment of airfares to Australia as well as initial accommodation in return for a minimum 2 year work commitment to that company.

According to a renowned Australian data research website, Seek.com has seen a 13% year -on -year increase in new job ads for Bricklaying, with a large majority of these companies willing to offer sponsorship to suitable Skilled Migrants.

If Bricklaying is your profession and you’re thinking about relocation to Australia, give our Perth office a call on P: +61 8 9477 5831 today.

Not only can we find you company sponsorship but we will take care of your visa application from the very start of the application process right to the very end.

If you’re not a Bricklayer yet, but seriously considering becoming one after reading this article, below is one pathway to gain a recognized trade qualification for Bricklaying and a great career down the road.

Skilled Brick Layers

Pathway on how Skilled Brick Layes Can Apply For Working Visa in Australia

Through CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying

This is 2-3 year nationally recognized Australian course offered by a variety of TAFE Institutes as well as Silver Trowel.

You will learn the necessary skills to become a qualified Bricklayer or block layer and will become competent in use of all industrial tools and equipment used on-the-job and the training will be performed in a real life workplace environment.

To undertake this study you would be required to hold a current Student Visa – Vocational Study Subclass 572, for a FREE 1 hour consultation regarding your eligibility for a Student Visa, contact our Perth office on P: +61 8 9477 5831

Upon completion of this study you may be able to apply for the Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) OR Working Visa.

Through Skilled – Independent (subclass 189) Visa

This is an independent points based working Visa that DOES NOT require state or company sponsorship. It offers Permanent Residency and full working rights in Australia.

You may be eligible to apply as long as your nominated occupation -Brick Layer’ is still listed on the Skilled Occupations (SOL) List at the time of application and that you’re able to meet the 60 point requirement.

Through Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) Visa

Another option would be to apply for would be the Temporary Work (Skilled) (subclass 457) Visa.

Although this visa is not point based, it does require company sponsorship and it allows skilled workers to come to Australia and work for an approved company for up to four years.

To be eligible for this visa, you will first need to find this company willing to sponsor you  and you would be required to complete a Skills Assessment test with the relevant accessing authority based on your nominated occupation of Bricklayer.

You would also need to score at least 5 in all components of the IELTS test.

Through The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS)

Although a harder visa to qualify for, the Employer Nomination Scheme Visa is a permanent company sponsored Working visa available for highly skilled Migrants.

You will need to show a larger amount of documentation when you apply for this visa however unlike the 457, it offers permanent residency and a plethora of other benefits.

3 common pathways to applying for the ENS visa are as follows:

  • Temporary Residence Stream- You have been on a 457 for at least 2 years

  • Direct Entry Stream- You can apply for this visa, even without having previously held another Australian working visa before.

  • However you will need to prove that you meet the skill requirement for the occupation by completing a Skill assessment and show that you have worked in your nominated occupation for at least 3 years.

  • Agreement Stream-

  • The employer can apply using a Labour Agreement.

Through Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187) Visa (RSMS)

As the title suggests, the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187) Visa

Is a company sponsored working visa for those who want to work in regional Australia.

Applying for the 187 is slightly easier than some of the other working visas because it is for regional work and there are many areas with employment vacancies, not being met by Australian locals.

This visa also offers permanent residency rights to the applicant.

However there are still various eligibility requirements that need to be met including completing a skill assessment and an IELTS English test to name a few.

After hearing the news that skilled brick layers can apply for working visa, don’t rush yourself to make a visa application.

Doing so without any professional advise would only risk the chance of getting it.

Professional migration agent know the intricacies of the working visa application process.

This fact itself would tremendously help applicant to create a solid working bisa application with minimal risk of working visa refusal.

ONE derland Consulting has extensive experience in lodging Skilled Migration visas for a range of clients, all with different nominated occupations, as well as varying case complexities.

Lead by our registered migration agent, Mrs. Indah Melindasari – we would like you to know that our value is deeply rooted on fulfilling our client wish to be able to migrate and work in Australia.

Our fees range between AUD $3,500 (for a working visa 457 and Skilled Independent Visa) to AUD $5,000 (for a RSMS or ENS visa) – (plus 10% of GST) depending on the complexity of the application and visa type.

This fee excludes any medical examination, skill assessment, IELTS test, visa charge, translation of documents (if required).

Don’t ever risk for refusal and book an appointment with Mrs. Indah now.

If you’d like to find out whether you’re eligible to apply for a permanent Australian visa or for further information on Australian Skilled Migration, call our friendly Perth consultants on (+61) 089477-5831 or email: [email protected].

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