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Critical Skills Visa South Africa– Boilermaker 2014

The critical skills visa/permit has replaced the Quota permit and Exceptional Skills permit since the implementation of the new immigration regulations of 2014. The critical skills visa for South Africa allows applicants who are featured on the critical skills list to qualify for this visa. Boilermakers or metal fabricators are featured on the critical skills list which has been placed under the engineering category.

Critical Skills Visa South Africa– Boilermaker 2014 (1)

Qualified boilermakers/metal fabricators are in high demand and if you’re looking to immigrate to South Africa, then this visa would be the most suitable option for you.

Advantages of a critical skills visa:

- No job offer needed to apply for this South African work visa (Qualified boilermakers/metal fabricators may search for employment opportunities in South Africa for a period of 12 months)

- This visa does not require the applicant to obtain an recommendation letter from the Department of Labour (Faster processing times)

- No need to place an advertisement in a national news paper.

- No specific ties to your employer (Freedom of movement between employers, just as long as your employed under the occupational category you applied for)

What is required for a critical skills visa application?

- Applicants must register with a professional body in South Africa

- All foreign qualifications must be assessed by SAQA to see whether they meet the minimum qualifications standards.

Boilermakers/Metal fabricators must provide 3-5 years experience in the following tasks to register with a professional body:

- Marking sheet metal for cutting and shaping.

- Making and repairing household utensils and other articles in tin, copper and light alloys, or ornamental articles and fittings.

- Making and repairing boilers, tanks, vats and similar containers.

- Installing and repairing sheet-metal parts of vehicles and aircraft.

- Converting blueprints into shop drawings to be followed in the construction and assembly of sheet metal products.

- Determining project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required methods and materials, according to blueprints, drawings, and written or verbal instructions.

- Inspecting product quality and installation to ensure conformance to specifications.

Are you a boilermaker/Metal fabricator and would like to find out if you’re eligible to apply for this South Africa Work Visa? Submit your enquiry now to receive your free assessment from a friendly qualified immigration consultant. Complete our assessment below to qualify now for the free assessment.

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