Australia is one of the advanced economies of the world. The country offers quality education and large number of employment opportunities. Immigration to Australia can be done in many ways like work, study, visit, settle etc. All these ways have different categories under them, designed as per nature and requirements of a visa. Amongst all these categories the Australian Skilled Migration Policy is the most famous and lucrative one.
Australian migration under skilled migrant category is for people who have required skills to work in Australian job market. This is Australia's method of ensuring that only people who are talented or of value could migrate to Australia. By this, Australia ensures that no unskilled or unrestrained people migrate to Australia.
Immigrants relocating to Australia under this are eligible to apply for Australian permanent residency. Also the immigrants can:
- work & live in Australia,
- study in Australia
- receive healthcare subsidies through Medicare etc
- have access to certain social security payments
- become eligible for Australian citizenship
- sponsor people for PR to Australia
In addition, it also allows the dependent partner and children of principle applicant to migrate to Australia. If you are qualified, the Australian skilled migration policy is very useful for Australian migration.
There are numerous jobs in Australia which demand skilled workers from all over the world and the applicant can apply any depending upon eligibility and functional area. The jobs in Australia are listed under occupation list issued by Department of Australian Immigration and Citizenship.
For relocating to Australia under workers category
the applicant needs to gain certain points to be eligible to migrate to Australia. These points cater to various areas like age, education, experience, health and character requirements etc. People having a degree, a couple of years of experience in chosen field of expertise, aged 18 years or more and less than 44 years of age, and are professionals or have a business; their chances of meeting the requirements and getting a good score is pretty sound. Having competent English language skills is also essential to become eligible for this category.
But if the applicant does not score high, then he/she should work towards becoming qualified. In case the person is more than 44 years then he/she can find about degrees and qualifications which can qualify under skilled migrant category.