Australia wants you if you are a recently graduated engineer. Now is the perfect time to apply for your Australian work visa.
Announced earlier this year Australia is keen on attracting young engineers to join their work force and with their Recent Graduate Program it is the perfect opportunity for you to gain valuable experience Down Under.
Based on survey feedback from the reliable HSBC-group the country is considered one of the top three expat destinations offering good salaries, fantastic working conditions and internationally envied lifestyle.
South African graduates are encouraged to apply for this is which allows young professionals, in particular engineers, to work and live in the country for as longs 18 months.
The Young Graduate Engineers Programme forms part of the Australia’s skilled migration programme stream and reflects the country’s economic needs as well as its regional skills shortage.
Applicants for independent, family or state/territory sponsored migration will need to submit an Expression of Interest and it is best to consult an experienced immigration agent to assist you with the application process.
If your application is successful – here again your immigration agent will be able to determine the likely outcome of your application – you will receive an invitation to apply for this visa. The next step would then be to lodge a visa application.
Not only will a successful application allow you to legally work and live in Australia, this visa also entitles the holder to travel and to further your studies at one of the country’s internationally respected universities and other tertiary education institutions.
In order to qualify to apply for this visa you should hold a minimum of a 4-year degree in either:
• Civil engineering
• Structural engineering
• Chemical engineering
• Environmental engineering
• Electrical and electronics engineering
• Mechanical, production and plant engineering
• Mining and material engineering.
You should also meet Australia’s other visa criteria which includes, but is not limited to:
• A clear criminal record
• Be in excellent health
• Meet the country’s character requirements
• Be able to prove your English language proficiency.
If this visa is something you are interested in and you believe you could qualify for it speak to a professional immigration agent at New World Immigration who will meet with you, asses your qualifications and facilitate your application process.