Manager assessment for Australian Skilled Visa

The assessment of Manager occupations for Australian skilled visas is done by AIM, the Australian Institute of Managers.

The reality in a visa application and a migration assessment with AIM is that the applicant should be in a position which is more modernly called a Director.

This is because the main criteria of the AIM assessment is:

– Position

The applicant should manage managers below him/her, who in turn manage staff below them.

Simply ‘managing staff’ may be seen as insufficient – the person should be managing at least several people who are managers of different departments.

– Level to a Board, owner or executive level

The applicant should be reporting to (or under the level of) a higher board of owners, CEO type levels of such. Being under further Directoes and Managers above may not been seen as relevant.

Of course, some global companies have so many levels and various area sections and such, that it is impossible to make a clear rule for this.

For specific assessment on your situation, all you need to do is register into the ‘Get Assessed’ section at the top or bottom of the page, and you can speak personally to an assigned consultant who will assess your situation.

– Years in the job and qualifications

The reality is that AIM would like to see a minimum of 3 years in such a role. Qualifications ‘may’ be taken into account, but they will not be, if the applicant simply does not meet the criteria.

The application can be evidenced through personal statemtns and basic work evidence, such as contracts and organisational charts.

Some individuals become sensitive about ‘showing the company information’ to a 3rd part, but everyone who does a skilled visa application will need to show work-based evidence. Firatly, it is nothing new or special, but more importantly, there has never been a case of this being an issue. The assessing authorities simply need to see the evidence in order to do what they want to do: make an assessment. The World is not going to try to sneak out and obsess over the basic working details of one person or company, so this should just be gotten on with.

What if you cannot meet the criteria for an AIM assessment?

IF you are not seen as someone managing sufficient managers below you, then there may still be options for a VETASSESS assessment if you have a bachelors degree.

Occupations such as Management Consultant, Organisation & Methods Analyst, Information & Organisation professional – these can serve as relevant occupations for which professional business people can show relevant tasks and work.

As always!

For an assessment on your specific situation, – all – you – have – to – do: is go to GET ASSESSED at the top or bottom.

Register and in your own Client Area, an assigned consultant will speak with you about your specific case.

 

Practical Trades Assessments in Australia

The Australian Skilled Occupation List explains the different types of occupation and the assessing authority.

Each occupation is assessed by a specific skills authority, and this differs depending on occupation type.

One confusion comes with trades occupations, some of which are assessed by the TRA, some of which by VETASSESS, depending on (1) the occupation type and (2) the relevant country or nationality of the applicant.

So here is a tabulated list which should help to explain what assessing authority will assess your trade, and how:

Am I eligible?

 

YES! as long as you are applying for migration and you are:
– a skilled tradesperson
– a citizen (passport holder) from one of the nominated countries listed below
– applying for one of the nominated occupations listed in below

Table 1 is for the Offshore Skills Assessment Program (Permanent migration).
Table 2 is for the 457 Skills Assessment Program (Temporary migration).
Table 3 is for Optional Skills Assessment – Licensed trades.
Table 4 is for Optional Skills Assessment.

Table 1: Offshore Skills Assessment Program (Permanent migration)

NOMINATED COUNTRIES
• China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
• Fiji
• India
• Ireland
• Korea (Sth)
• Philippines
• South Africa
• Sri Lanka
• United Arab Emirates
• United Kingdom
NOMINATED OCCUPATIONS
• Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic (342111) *
• Bricklayer (331111)
• Carpenter (331212)
• Carpenter and Joiner (331211)
• Diesel Motor Mechanic (321212)
• Electrical Linesworker (342211) *
(Only available for South Africa, Ireland, India, Philippines and United Kingdom)
• Electrician (General) (341111) *
• Electrician (Special Class) (341112) **
• Electronic Equipment Trades Worker (342313)
• Joiner (331213)
• Metal Fabricator (322311)
• Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)
• Plumber (General) (334111) *
• Sheet Metal Trades Worker (322211)
• Technical Cable Jointer (342212) *
(Only available for South Africa, Ireland, India, Philippines and United Kingdom)
• Vehicle Painter (324311)
• Welder (First Class) (322313)

 

Table 2: 457 Skills Assessment Program (Temporary migration)

NOMINATED COUNTRIES
• Brazil
• China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
• Fiji
• India
• Papua New Guinea
• Philippines
• South Africa
• Thailand
• Vietnam
• Zimbabwe
NOMINATED OCCUPATIONS
• Automotive Electrician (321111)
• Baker (351111)
• Cabinetmaker (394111)
• Carpenter (331212)
• Carpenter and Joiner (331211)
• Chef (351311)
• Cook (351411)
• Diesel Motor Mechanic (321212)
• Driller (712211) (Only available for The Philippines)
• Electrical Linesworker (342211) *
(Only available for India, South Africa and The Philippines)
• Electrician (General) (341111) *
• Electrician (Special Class) (341112) **
• Fitter (General)(323211)
• Fitter and Turner (323212)
• Fitter-Welder (323213)
• Joiner (331213)
• Metal Fabricator (322311)
• Metal Fitters and Machinists (nec)    (323299)
• Metal Machinist (First Class) (323214)
• Motorcycle Mechanic (321213)
• Motor Mechanic (General) (321211)
• Panel Beater (324111)
• Pastrycook (351112)
• Pressure Welder (322312)
• Sheet Metal Trades Worker (322211)
• Small Engine Mechanic (321214)
• Technical Cable Jointer (342212) *
(Only available for India, South Africa and The Philippines)
• Toolmaker (323412)
• Vehicle Body Builder (324211)
• Vehicle Painter (324311)
• Welder (First Class) (322313)

 

Table 3: Optional Skills Assessment – Licensed trades

NOMINATED COUNTRIES
• Canada
• Ireland
• Poland
• South Africa
• Sri Lanka
• United Kingdom
• United States of America
NOMINATED OCCUPATIONS
• Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic (342111) * (Only available for United Kingdom)
• Electrical Linesworker (342211) *
• Electrician (General) (341111) *
• Electrician (Special Class) (341112) **
• Technical Cable Jointer (342212) *
• Plumber (General) (334111) *

 

Table 4: Optional Skills Assessment

A skills assessment in the following countries and occupations through the Offshore Skills Assessment Program is optional, rather than required. Applicants who have a formal trade qualification may choose to apply to TRA through the Migration Skills Assessment program.

NOMINATED COUNTRIES
•China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
• Fiji
• India
• Ireland
• Korea (Sth)
• Philippines
• South Africa
• Sri Lanka
• United Arab Emirates
• United Kingdom
• Brazil
• Papua New Guinea
• Thailand
• Vietnam
• Zimbabwe
NOMINATED OCCUPATIONS
• Automotive Electrician (321111)
• Baker (351111)
• Cabinetmaker (394111)
• Chef (351311)
• Cook (351411)
• Driller (712211) (Only available for The Philippines)
• Fitter (General) (323211)
• Fitter and Turner (323212)
• Fitter-Welder (323213)
• Metal Fitters and Machinists (nec) (323299)
• Metal Machinist (First Class) (323214)
• Motorcycle Mechanic (321213)
• Panel Beater (324111)
• Pastrycook (351112
• Pressure Welder (322312)
• Small Engine Mechanic (321214)
• Toolmaker (323412)
• Vehicle Body Builder (324211)

 

 

For more detailed explanation about your situation, just go to ‘Get Assessed’ at the top for your own personal migration assessment.

 

If your degree transcript is not available for VETASSESS

For different Australian skill assessments, the applicant’s degree is often requested, along with the transcript of the modules done.

However, what if, for any reason, you cannot provide the transcripts?

What to do if a certificate or transcript of not available to show VETASSESS?

If a transcript cannot be obtained they may require a letter from the registrar’s department of the awarding institution. This letter may clearly state the qualification name, program duration and details (e.g. mode of study and subjects undertaken), successful detailed completion of qualification and the reasons why the transcript is not now available.

If the applicant’s university registrar is unwilling to provide the letter, you may provide the direct contact details to the relevant authorities of the University in case the assessing officer will need to verify the completion of the course directly.