General Skilled Migration
General Skilled Migration in Australia helps to attract highly skilled and experienced people. A GSM visa is issued to individuals who are having certain skills. The visa helps the individual get sponsorship from the employer who is living in Australia. If you are planning to apply for this program then make sure to get in touch with the experienced and skilled migration agents in Brisbane.
With the provisions of GSM, workers will use the expertise, skilled professionals, experience, and qualifications to migrate to settle in Australia. In that case, they need to go through the skill select program during which the EOI (Expression of Interest) should be submitted along with the visa application. If you are doubting what to do then consult the migration agent to make an informed decision.
What do you need to know about the points test requirements?
The skill select migration program is based on the points and these are given in the set criteria. To get the visa, the applicants need to score a minimum of 60 points, and given below is the detailed information on how the points are rewarded.
|Applicant’s age at the time of invitation||Number of points?|
|18 to 24||25|
|25 to 32||30|
|33 to 49||25|
|40 to 44||15|
|45 to 49||0|
- Nominated occupation
To apply for the GSM program, the applicants need to get the nomination in the occupations which are included in CSOL OR SOL and this depends on the visa type. The applicants must get the skills assessed by the relevant authority.
- Skilled Employment
Number of total years in the skilled employment present outside Australia
|Number of years in skilled employment outside Australia (in the last ten years)||Points|
- Educational Qualifications
|Australian Diploma or trade qualification||10|
|Bachelor’s or Master’s degree||15|
|Award recognized by assessing authority||10|
- Australian Qualifications
Any degree, trade qualification, or diploma you have earned in Australia for around 2 years of study will make the applicant have 5 points.
- Regional Study
If the applicant has a trade qualification, diploma, or degree in Australia for around 2 years of study. Additionally, if he or she is studying in a regional area then it helps to get 5 points.
- Community Language Skills
Under any Australia’s designation community the applicant has interpreter or translator skills then it allows you to have 5 points.
- Spouse or Partner Skills & Qualifications
If the applicant includes the partner or spouse on the visa application then the applicant gets 5 points for the spouse skills. For the general skilled migration, the partner needs to meet the requirements which include nominated occupation, English language proficiency, and age.
- Professional year program
Applicants get 5 points if he has completed the professional year in Australia. The professional year should be closely related to the occupation or the nominated occupation.