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New opportunities for UK citizens in Australia

Innovation and Early Careers Skills Exchange Pilot is a new temporary visa pathway for eligible
UK citizens.

There are two streams with no restrictions to any particular business sector.

The Early Careers Skills stream, which will allow participants to undertake a short-term placement for up to one year in Australia. It is open to tertiary qualified applicants aged 21-45, with a minimum of three months employment in their current role. Prospective occupations in Australia must be defined at the ANZSCO Skills Levels 1-3.

The Innovation stream will allow highly skilled and experienced participants with demonstrated contribution to innovation, to undertake opportunities for up to three years in Australia. There is no age cap. Prospective occupations in Australia must be defined at the ANZSCO Skill Level 1.

 

Interested in IECSEP program? You will find more details below:

  • All applicants must have prospective employment in Australia, confirmed through a letter of offer or an employment contract.
  • IECSEP is also open to UK citizens already working in Australia.
  • 1000 places are available across both streams to June 2024, with a further 2000 places available to June 2025.
  • Australian employers are not required to sponsor applicants and labour market testing and nominated occupation lists do not apply.

The current round for the Early Careers stream for the first year of the Pilot has been extended and will now close at 11.59pm (GMT) on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

Round 2 for the Innovation stream for the first year of the Pilot will open on Tuesday 13 February 2024 and close at 11.59pm (GMT) on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

Successful IECSEP applicants will be provided with a letter of support by DFAT for the purposes of applying for a Temporary Work (International Relations) subclass 403 visa Government Agreement stream within 7 days.

You can ask me questions at any time.

Just email me at office@yuliamoiseeva.com.au and describe your migration issues!

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