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Temporary Work (Skilled), subclass 457

Temporary Work (Skilled), subclass 457

English language proficiency, unless exempted**

  • IELTS overall test score of at least 5.0 with a score of at least 4.5 in each of the four test components, or
  • OET score of at least ‘B’ in each of the four components, or
  • TOEFL iBT total score of at least 36 with a score of at least 3 for each of the test components of listening and reading,
    and a score of at least 12 for each of the test components of writing and speaking, or
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic overall test score of at least 36 with a score of at least 30 in each of the four test components, or
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) overall test score of at least 154 with a score of at least 147 in each of the four test components
  • Meets any mandatory licensing, registration or professional membership requirements (if applicable)
  • Has no substantial criminal record
  • Good health

*some applicants may be required to have their skills assessed

**holders of a passport from Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United States of America are not required to provide evidence of English skills; applicants who have completed at least five years of continuous full time study in a secondary and/or higher education institution where instruction was conducted in English: applicants who have been offered annual base salary of at least $96,400 may also be exempted

  • Actively and lawfully operates a business in Australia (applies to Australian businesses only)
  • Follows all relevant Australian laws and has a satisfactory record of meeting immigration law (applies to Australian
    businesses only)
  • Has a current training strategy for existing and future Australian employees or in case of recently established business, has a training plan (applies to Australian businesses only) and there is evidence of EXPENDITURE OF TRAINING
  • Has a vacancy to fill

JOB OFFER:

  • Full-time
  • With working conditions that are no less favourable than provided for under the relevant Australian legislation and awards
  • In an occupation from LIST OF OCCUPATIONS
  • With market annual salary, not less than $53,900